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CA BCA PR-0509 · Fonds · 1918-[197-]

The fonds consists of Frederick Davison Mulholland's manuscripts of addresses and articles, general correspondence, files on professional associations, clippings and notes, photographs of both professional and family activities, films and maps depicting forestry activity in B.C.

The fonds includes five series:

1.Forestry photographs

2.Family and personal photographs

3.Europe and USA trip 1937 photographs

4.Sweden and Finland trip 1949 photographs

5.Frederick Mulholland papers

Mulholland, Frederick Davison
Candace House fonds
CA FTST MS 10 · Fonds · [photocopied 197-]

Fonds consists of the correspondence from the Galbraith family to Candace House from 1903-1908. Includes a letter from Imo to Ida, 1887.

House, Candace L.
Robert T. Richardson fonds
CA FTST MS 29 · Fonds · [photocopied 197-?]

The fonds consists of textual records of Mr. R.T. Richardson from 1951. Includes correspondence and two histories of Bull River.

Richardson, Robert T., 1881-1952
Annie Colton fonds
CA FTST MS 11 · Fonds · [photocopied 197-]

Fonds consists of the correspondence from Alice Levett to Annie Colton, 1892-1893.

Colton, Annie
Terry Ketler fonds
CA SVE TK · Fonds · [197-] - 2015

Fonds consists of materials related arising from Terry Ketler's association with the Metro Media Society of Greater Vancouver (Metro Media), of which he was a founding member. Materials include photographs of Metro Media production activities (some in the form of contact sheets, some in the form of larger prints), a personal recollection of the history of Metro Media (written in 2015), and a summary of Metro Media's activities in 1971 and 1972. Also included in the fond are seven 1" video tapes, primarily documenting the Vancouver theatre company Savage Gods, and a Sony AVC-3400 DC 12V Portapac videorecorder.

Terry Ketler
Ruth Bailey fonds
CA FTST MS 1 · Fonds · [photocopied 197-?]

Fonds consists of a photocopied diary written by Ruth Bailey, 1910.

Bailey, Ruth
CA FTST MS 43 · Series · [photocopied 198-?]

Fonds consists of a diary from 1913-[1914]. The diarist is unidentified.

British Columbia. Agricultural Commission
Claude E. Schaeffer fonds
CA FTST MS 34 · Fonds · [photocopied 198-?]

Fonds consists of textual records of Claude E. Schaeffer, 1966. Includes an unpublished manuscript concerning the Ktunaxa and a published manuscript entitled "Bear Ceremonialism of the Kutenai Indians", 1966.

Schaeffer, Claude E., 1901-1969
Eisinger family fonds
CA VHEC RA009 · Fonds · 1916–2011, predominant 1939–[198-]

Fonds consists of vital records, passports and travel permits, correspondence, objects, photographs, letters of reference, and ephemera relating to the lives of members of the Eisinger family, as well as their family history. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Eisinger family government and vital records series (1916–1980); Eisinger, Marcus family correspondence series (1939–1954); Bedrich Eisinger Czechoslovak Army documents and objects series (1940–1946); Gerda Eisinger career documents series (1939–1977); Eisinger family photographs series (1937–[197-]); Reparation and compensation documents series (1951–2008); Eisinger genealogy research series (1994–2011); and Eisinger, Marcus family ephemera series ([194-]–1988).

Eisinger family
Norm Cote fonds
CA CCOQ F34 · Fonds · [198?]

The fonds consists of nineteen colour photographs of various locations around Coquitlam.

Cote, Norm
Arthur Thomas Bushby fonds
CA FTST MS 16 · Fonds · [Photocopied 198-]

Fonds consists of diaries kept by Arthur Thomas Bushby while travelling to and from the Kootenays in 1864 and 1874.

Bushby, Arthur Thomas, 1835-1875
Eric Parker fonds
Fonds · [ca. 1910-198-?], predominant [ca. 1921-1924]

The fonds consists primarily of material accumulated and/or created by Lt. Col. Parker during the period of his military duties in Tibet and time spent there after his release from the military (1921-1924). This material includes textual records such as correspondence relating to military matters with Sir Charles Bell, and those written to, and received from, Tibetan officers and the 13th Dalai Lama. A few letters written in Tibetan have been recently translated into English and are included in the fonds. Other textual materials includes handwritten speech and other notes, published documents such as an Almanac (written in Tibetan), newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items such as philatelic materials and handwritten children's rhymes and songs.

The fonds also contains a collection of black and white photographs and negatives, the majority of which were images taken by Lt. Col. Parker, while others, predate Parker’s time in Tibet. The photographs are housed in two albums (Photograph Collections A and B), and show Tibet primarily in the 1920s. The images depict military and domestic scenes in Tibet including photographs of individuals from all social strata, as well as local architecture and landscapes. Some of the places (e.g., monasteries) no longer exist. The albums also contain more recent colour prints of the many Tibetan objects acquired by the Parkers (and now housed in the Ethnology Collection at the Museum of Anthropology). Some duplicates occur within and between albums. The negatives correspond to prints in one album (Photograph Collection A). Only a small number of negatives have not been printed.
The fonds is arranged in the following 3 series:

  1. Correspondence
  2. Photographs
  3. Miscellaneous Materials
Parker, Eric
UVICSP SC119 · Collection · ca. 1000-1790

The collection consists of six items:
1) En'am-i Serif [Turkish calligraphic manuscript].- consists of several chapters of the Qur'an, Arabic and Ottoman and Turkish prayers, calligraphic rondels and seals, hilyes, and miniature paintings of the Kaba, the Prophet's Mosque at Medina, his personal belongings such as his cloak, prayer beads etc., his hand and foot print and similar images. Special Collections had slides made of this manuscript. A second set of these slides is available in the Slide Library (History in Art Dept.).

2) al-Jazri, Mohammed. - consists of a single leaf from an 18th century religious manuscript, "Hassi Hasin" (Prayer and Contemplation). It is written in Arabic (probably in Turkey) in the Nashki hand. It may be an Ishmaeli text. It is illuminated, gilded and decorated with a floral motif.

3) Firdawsi. Shah Nameh. consists of a single leaf from an 18th century copy.

4) Koran. India. 17th -18th century?

5) Koran. China. 17th -18th century?

6) Maghribi Qur'an (Koran) Bifolium. Late 10th or 11th century. Kufic script.

Medieval Studies collection
UVICSP SC070 · Collection · ca. 1200-1600

The collection consists of: 1) Four vellum leaves by various calligraphers taken from a Flemish Psalter, two French Book of Hours, and a French Bible. 2) Ten manuscript leaves by various calligraphers in France, England, Italy, and Spain, including leaves from a Bible, a calendar, Missals, a Book of Hours, a charter, a litany from a Book of Hours, a Psalter, and a Breviary. 3) MS of John Lydgate's "Fall of Princes" (ca. 1431-1438). 247 slides were made for a digitizing project, from which 10 CDs have been produced plus a backup set. There is also a CD for the index to the web site. 4) MS of "Bartholomaeus Anglicus" (ca, 1240-1250), consisting of extracts from his encyclopaedia "De Proprietatibus Rerum (On the Properties of Things). 5) Medieval Fragments: 13th Century Collection (ca. 1200-1300), consists of 7 folia fragments from 5 sources most were recovered pastedowns from later books. 6) Manuscrit religeuse. 7) Court record from the beginning of the reign of James I. It passed through private hands. The document is in Latin court hand and notes the transfer of land from Thomas and Robert Whitney to a knight. 8) Handwritten letter to William Paston from Thomas Jermy dated 31 January 1565. The letter has been repaired, with a slight loss of text. Also included are a photocopy of the letter; a typed transcription of the letter, made in 1974 by H.L. Douch (Curator of the Royal Cornwall Institution) and amended at the suggestion of Jean M. Kennedy (City and County Archivist, Norwich), together with comments by Kennedy and Dorothy Sweet; a handwritten transcription of the original, by Douch; handwritten notes and background material by Sweet; two typed, signed letters to Sweet from Kennedy.

Palimpsest collection
UVICSP SC440 · Collection · ca. 1400-1600

The collection consists of six vellum documents (manuscript pages from scrolls or books that have been scraped off and used again).

Michael Williams collection
UVICSP SC394 · Collection · 1573 - 1859

The collection consists of 19 early European maps collected by Michael Williams who gave a substantial art donation to the Maltwood Gallery.

Williams, Michael Collard, 1930-2000
Charles Buchanan fonds
UVICSP SC358 · Fonds · 1585, 1841

The fonds consists of an Elizabethan indenture (1585) and a Probate of the will & codicil of Charles Thomas Stacey (1841).

Doreen Walker fonds
Fonds · 1660-1990, predominant 1920-1985

The fonds consists of hand-written notes as well as published articles relating to artists in Canada between the early 17th century and the late 20th century. The fonds also consists of copies of correspondence between artists, as well as Walkers own correspondence with artists and the artistic world in general, both inside and outside Canada. The fonds consists of the following series and is largely arranged in its original order. 1) Canadian Artists 2) Records relating to Dear Nan: Letters to Emily Carr, Nan Cheney, and Humphrey Toms 3) Photographs.

Walker, Doreen, 1920-
Jeremy Taylor fonds
UVICSP SC311 · Fonds · 1677

The fonds consists of a leather-bound notebook containing a handwritten compendium of various prayers from two books by Dr. Taylor. The identity of the transcriber is unknown.

Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667
Ali Puli fonds
UVICSP SC349 · Fonds · 1682

The fonds consists of a 38 leaf 1/4 leather bound volume containing a handwritten translation into English (by F.E.) from a German translation by D.J.O.H. (Helbigius in 1682). The original was written in Arabic. Hand-coloured initial letter at beginning of text, part of text in red ink (leaf 31).

Ali Puli
Panama maps collection
UVICSP SC331 · Collection · ca. 1700-1764

The collection consists of three maps: 1) Hacke's “Draft of the Golden & adjacent islands with part of ye Isthmus of Darien as it was taken by Captain Ienefer where ye Scots West-India Company setteled” plus Hacke & Morden's “New Map of Ye Isthmus of Darien in America”; 2) “A Map of Part of the Isthmus of Darien, shewing the communication with Panama, from Portobello & Chagre both by land, and by water”; 3) “Rade du Darien et les Isles Voisines”. Maps 1 and 3 relate to the Darién scheme, an attempt by Scotland to establish a colony called 'New Caledonia' on the Isthmus of Panama at the end of the 17th century (1698-1699). It was poorly managed and many colonists succumbed to disease. It was abandoned after a siege by Spanish forces in April 1700.

UVICSP SC162 · Collection · 1738 - 1763

The collection consists of handwritten notes. The paper and ink are late 18th century. Extracts from the "Minet Book of the Chapter of Bristol beginning 1738 Sept 8".

Chapter of Bristol Cathedral
Thomas Allen fonds
UVICSP SC136 · Fonds · 1752

The fonds consists of a letter to Rev. Whiting of Oriel College, Oxford on political matters.

Allen, Thomas, 1681-1755
Holland family fonds
UVICSP SC333 · Fonds · 1768 - 1961

The fonds consists of material about the genealogy of the Holland Family and some family memorabilia. It includes a book, printed 'for private circulation only' in 1899 (reprinted with additions, 1915) by Thomas Erskine Holland, called "The Hollands of Conway".

Holland (family)
Barry family fonds
UVICSP SC011 · Fonds · 1770 - 1795

The fonds consists of copies of indentures of lease of the Barry family preceded by Copy Probate of the Will and Codicil of Thomas Barry, Esq., deceased, dated June 12, 1770.