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Edward B. Harvey fonds
CA UVICARCH AR405 · Fonds · 1960 - 2006

The fonds consists of Dr. Edward B. Harvey's professional reports, proposals, studies, manuals, surveys, transcripts, presentations, books and published articles, written solely or in part by Edward Harvey or by Urban Dimensions Group Inc, under his direct supervision from 1960-2006. The material predominately relates to Harvey’s interest in health care, employment equity, education, and income security issues.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series Professional Work - 1960-2006

The series consists of printed materials, scholarly articles, reports, transcriptions, grant applications, proposals, studies, manuals, surveys, presentations, published articles, books and other related materials.


The series is divided into four sub-series. All files are arranged according to the original filing system of the creator.

Sub-series 1. Urban Dimensions Group Inc. consulting reports
Sub-series 2. Short Published Articles (Originals and Photocopies)
Sub-series 3. Edward B. Harvey Reports, Speeches and Transcriptions
Sub-series 4. Books

Harvey, Edward B.
Gladys Young Blyth fonds
Fonds · 1970- 2000

The fonds consists of photographs, slides, negatives, maps, and textual records created and gathered by Gladys Young Blyth. These contain local scenes such as lighthouses, totem poles, Seafest activities, fish boats, crab traps, North Pacific Cannery, Kwinitsa Station, and the seaplane base at Seal Cove. The maps and sketches are of Kitselas, Port Essington, Union Passage and Tuwartz Inlet, Otter Passage to Bonilla Island, Work Channel, and a copy of the plan of the Kit-Kah-Tla Indian Reserves Coast District, 1891-1892. Her reference notes refer to the Hudson's Bay Company, First Nations, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the pictograph at Tyee, and the net building industry.

Blyth, Gladys Young
CA UVICARCH AR055 · Fonds · 1991 - 1993

The fonds consists of files documenting the silviculture issues considered by PASIS, and are arranged under the following series: Biodiversity and Forest Management, BC Reforestation Methods, Clearcutting, Forest Resource Development, Government Implementation of its Laws and Policies, Pesticide/Herbicide Concern, Public Awareness, and Correspondence and Reports.

Public Access Silviculture Information System Committee
Collection · 1886-1993

The collection consists of settlement maps (including townsite and subdivision plans), land use maps, street maps, logging and forest road maps, mineral claim maps, railroad and rights-of-way maps, real estate maps, recreational maps (including parks), and other maps of communities and areas in the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.

Albert Hitchen collection
Fonds · 1940

Collection consists of Albert Hitchen's pay statements for work in the Northfield Mine (Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd.). Statements show gross wages less deductions for such items as coal, doctor, hospital fund, income tax, national defence tax and union dues.

Albeta Mines Ltd. fonds
CA KSM MG01 · Fonds · 1961-1979

Fonds consists of 6 series and includes annual reports, financial records, correspondence, mineral claims and mining agreements.

Albeta Mines
Arthur J. Daniels fonds
CA EMA 984.3 · Fonds · 1910-1948

The fonds consists of work journals (1910-1948) kept by Daniels at Yarrows shipyards and docking book (1922-1926, 1927-1930, 1940-1942).

Daniels, Arthur John, 1877-1955.
B.W. Leeson fonds
CA VPL 13901-14221 · Fonds · [ca. 1900-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of Quatsino, B.C., depicting panoramas, fishing, ships, native Indians, and logging.

Leeson, B.W.
Fonds · 1953-1957

Fonds consists of minutes (1956, 1957) and financial statements (1953-1956).

Cliffview Colliery
Fonds · [Photocopied 1990]

The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records, receipts, and invoices.

Coalmont Collieries
Bird family fonds
Fonds · 1899-1941

The fonds consists of personal records of George Bird including correspondence, bills, receipts, Christmas cards, diary (1902), copies of newspaper and magazine article written by Bird, scrapbooks and an historical account by Bird of early life in Alberni and Port Alberni; business records of George Bird including monthly timebooks (1899-1913) and records of customer orders (1910-1915) for Bird's sawmill operations. Fonds includes school certificates of Doris and Florence Bird and Doris Bird's historical accounts of sawmills in the Alberni area.

Bird (family)
Bright Mine fonds
Fonds · 1952-1953

Fonds consists of one volume that lists daily tonnage totals, amount of coal and rock per ton, number of miners, timbering and other statistics related to the extraction of coal. Volume also includes total annual tonnages for 1952 and 1953. Annual tonnage totals are comparable to the totals given in the Minister of Mines Annual Reports for 1952 and 1953 and confirm the volume's provenance.

Bright Mine
Bullen family fonds
Fonds · [ca. 1880-1913]

The fonds consists of photographs of salvage operations (1906-1910) carried out by the Bullen Dockyard (B.C. Marine Railway Company), of the first vessels salvaged by Yarrows Limited, of other ships and salvage vessels, of Admiral Sir John E. Commerell, and of the SS Princess Louise on the Fraser River (1899).

Bullen (family)
Edward De Costa fonds
CA EMA V987.23 · Fonds · [ca. 1890-1935]

The fonds consists of photographs of Yarrows Ltd. shipyard and other Esquimalt scenes.

De Costa, Edward, 1918-
Fonds · 1904-1942

Fonds consists of records created and retained by the secretary/treasurer of Enderby Coal Mines. Includes the Articles of Association, Memorandums of Agreement, list of shareholders, coal regulations, court warrants, minutes, correspondence, a map showing location of property, reports, financial statements, inventories, and a daily journal.

Enderby Coal Mines
CA KSM MG10 · Fonds · 1934-1989

The fonds consists primarily of office files from the Cowichan-Renfrew Division of BC Forest Products Ltd., dating from 1946 - 1968 and document the responsibilities of the Division. These include correspondence from Head Office in Vancouver on a wide range of management issues such as accidents, union, legal affairs and finances; personnel maters including appointments, health and safety; administration of the camps at Caycuse(Camp 6) and Nitinat(Camp 3); maintaining equipment and transportation links; and management logging operations. The fonds includes a series of maps and plans documenting the camps, logging activity, railway and road surveys and forest cover.

Fletcher Challenge Canada Limited. Cowichan/Nitinat Division
Fred Shearer fonds
CA FFG P991.11.1 · Fonds · 1915-1950

The fonds consists of photographic images depicting the historical images of the pioneer lifestyle, clothing; agriculture and economic growth both in construction and the industrial fields.

Shearer, Fred
Fred Taylor collection
Fonds · 1995-1997

Collection consists of correspondence and notes, compiled by Fred Taylor, related to the City of Nanaimo's acquisition of an old steam coal mine whistle from Air Chime Manufacturing Company. The coal mine whistle was blown every day in Nanaimo to announce shift changes and other mining related events. Includes a report on chain of title of various local mining companies and council minutes relating to Fred Taylor's role as negotiator of the whistle's return to Nanaimo. Also includes two photographs of Fred Taylor and Mayor Gary Korpan with whistle.

Fonds · 1925-1942

The fonds consists of Manning's membership cards in fraternal and business associations, correspondence relating to property of Sproat Lake Lumber Company Ltd., list of shareholders of the company, personal share certificates, and income tax records.

Manning, Frederick Charles
Cassidy Mine fonds
Fonds · 1919, 1930-1953

The fonds consists of correspondence (1953), cashbooks (1919, 1939-1952), coal record (1938), coal sales (1933-1945), committee minutes (1930-1932), and payroll records (1943-1952). Payroll records include personal names.

Cassidy Mine
Charles Grant fonds
CA MMB L3237 · Fonds · 1891-1912

The fonds consists of Grant's papers as able seaman and hunter in sealing vessels operating out of Victoria, B.C. Fonds includes items such as wages for seal skins, itemized list of purchases for sealing trips, correspondence, and lists of vessels, position and dates of service.

Grant, Charles
Fonds · [ca. 1917-1989]

The collection consists of photographs of Kimberley and area, including Marysville, the Sullivan Mine, and Chapman Camp, depicting individuals, families, and community groups; personnel, facilities, and operations of the Sullivan Mine; community events and activities; sports activities in the area (including curling, skiing, and ice hockey); and, general scenes. The collection includes photographs created and accumulated by Cominco's Sullivan Mine (earlier the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada) and by local professional photographers Peter Faulkner and Charles Wormington.

CA KLA 988.17 · Fonds · 1939-1943

The fonds consists of personnel records, accounts, correspondence, and records relating to unemployment insurance and worker's compensation.

Kootenay Belle Gold Mines
Leary family fonds
CA DMA CR-54 · Fonds · 1897-[196-?]

Textual records consist of legal records belonging to A.R. Leary including land deeds, mortgage papers, and fire insurance policies. The fonds also includes British Columbia history and geography textbooks, newspaper clippings, a June 3, 1948 issue of the Ladner Optimist, school certificates, a short history of Vancouver, May Day raffle tickets, rules and regulations of the Grand Black Chapter of Ireland, programs, receipts, notebooks, correspondence, etc. It also contains genealogical notes on the Leary family compiled by Mabel MacNamara and Laura Miller. The fonds includes photographs of men during the gold rush, Knickerbocker's Barber Shop, schools and students, Ladner Ferry, World War I tanks, logging, canneries, ferries, etc. as well as photographs of various members of the Leary family.

Leary (family)