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Laughton family fonds
Fonds · [1910]-[1926]

Fonds consists of 31 photographs documenting the activities of the Laughton family over the indicated dates, including the moving of the Laughton home from Front Street to Mackenzie Avenue and the memorial service for Bella Laughton.

Laughton (family)
Leger family fonds
Fonds · 1913-1981

The fonds consists of guest books, photographs, handbooks and certificates.

Leger (family)
Fonds · 1949-1995

Fonds consists of records from Fleetwood Memorial United Church, Green Timbers United Church, and Bethany United Church. Records include Baptismal registers (1953-1994), Marriage registers (1969-1986), Burial registers (1954-1994); Communion roll (1962-1970); Session minutes (1982-1987), Stewards minutes (1951-1987), Stewards correspondence and reports (1951-1981), Official board minutes (1966-1985), Official board correspondence (1961-1985), Church Council minutes (1987-1991), Church Council correspondence (1987-1989), Congregational records (1958-1993), Christian Education Committee minutes (1980-1981), Building Committee records (1951-1955), Finance Committee minutes (1984-1985), Executive Committee minutes (1987-1994), Worship Committee minutes (1986-1988); Property records (1991-1995), Trustees records (1951-1990), Manse rental records (1981-1982); Woman's Association records (1949-1955), United Church Women records (1954-1994); Choir minutes (1965-1979); Scrapbooks (1951-1987); Treasurer's records (1980-1990), Donation book (1952-1954), C.E. Building records (1981-1989); Annual reports (1978-1993); and Newsletters (1960-1993).

Fleetwood Memorial United Church (Surrey, B.C.)
Fraser Basin Council fonds
Fonds · 2003

The fonds consists of a study prepared by Jennifer Krotz, Bsc, titled "Shuswap and Mara Lakes Aquatic/Development Fringe Study". The goal of the study was to gather, organize and map, the available background information, to enable the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, senior Governments, and the community to incorporate environmental, economic, social and institutional values in land use practices on Shuswap and Mara Lakes. The study gathered other studies, reports, surveys, geo-referenced data, concerning fish habitat, wildlife habitat, foreshore/riparian habitat, water quality, hydrologic interactions, human activities, and historic/cultural sites. The study contains maps and lists.

Fraser Basin Council
Fonds · 1891-1997, predominant 1927-1997

Fonds consists of the records of Fraserview United Church and its predecessor Secord United Church. Records include Baptism records (1948-1996), Marriage registers (1953-1997), and burial registers (1948-1997); Membership records (1949-1988); Session minutes (1930-1972), Stewards minutes (1940-1973), Official Board minutes (1927-1992), Official Board correspondence and reports (1948-1983), Trustees minutes (1958-1983) and correspondence (1980-1983), Congregational meetings minutes (1927-1987), and Building Committee minutes (1952-1954), Christian Education Committee minutes (1960-1966); Woman's Association minutes (1928-1967) and financial records (1929-1961), Woman's Association Service Group minutes (1948-1953), Woman's Association Young Married Ladies Group minutes (1947-1948), Woman's Association O.N.O. Circle minutes (1959-1974), United Church Women minutes (1968-1994), United Church Women Naomi Unit minutes (1959-1967), and United Church Women Sunshine Unit minutes (1973-1976); As One That Serves (AOTS) minutes (1962-1969); Sunday School Birthday Book (1930-1949); Canadian Girls in Training financial records (1965-1970), Hi-C financial records (1962-1963); Statistical reports (1977-1981), Joint Board meetings (South Hill and Wilson Heights Churches) minutes (1981-1983); Congregational financial records (1891-1983); Annual reports (1955-1995); and Guest Books (1975, 1985).

Fraserview United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)
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
Fonds · 1940-1959

Fonds consists of correspondence with and photographs of residents of Enderby and District, plus photographs of local organizations, groups and views of the area.

Meeres Photographic and Art Studio
Fonds · 1924-1927, 1945-1976

The fonds consists of register of Brownies, Guides and Rangers in the Division (1952-1958); clippings; minutes, notes and scrapbook of the Alberni Local Association to Guides and Brownies (1949-1962); minutes (1924-1927) of the 1st Alberni Rangers; cashbooks (1973-1976) of the 1st Cherry Creek Brownies; and, notebooks and material relating to camping trips of the 1st IODE Guide Company.

Girl Guides of Canada. Beaufort Division
Fonds · 1920-1925

Fonds consists of Baptism registers (1921-1923); Membership records (1921); Session minutes (1921-1922); and Woman's Association minutes (1920-1925).

Gordon Head Presbyterian Church (Victoria, B.C.)
Fonds · 1961-1997

Fonds consists of Marriage registers (1961-1984); Official Board minutes (1989-1992); and Annual reports (1962-1997).

Gordon Head United Church (Victoria, B.C.)
Fonds · 1912-1990

Fonds consists of the records of Grace Memorial United Church and its predecessors, Grace Methodist Church and Grace United Church. Records include Session minutes (1944-1970), Stewards minutes (1919-1968), Official Board minutes (1919-1966) and correspondence (1963-1971), Congregational meetings minutes (1919-1966), and Gymnasium Committee minutes (1928-1938); Woman's Missionary Society Evening Auxiliary minutes (1965-1972); As One That Serves (AOTS) minutes (1933-1948); Sunday School minutes (1924-1941), Sunday School registers (1930) and financial records (1948-1952); Kairos (Sirge) minutes (1967-1969); Collection records (1923-1936), Congregational financial records (1912-1971); and Annual reports (1982-1990).

Grace Memorial United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)
Grindrod Water System fonds
Fonds · 1976-1997

Fonds consists of correspondence, maps, budgets and one petition. It also includes a list of property owners, 1992.

Grindrod Water System
James C. Peters fonds
Fonds · 1852-1879

The fonds consists of diaries, journals, notes and log books, all written by Peters except the log of the vessel Earl Grey. The voyages of the Sarah and the Queen of the Seas are detailed. One notebook is of correspondence from Peters on the Esk to the Barque Valparaiso. The log of the Earl Grey is written by Master John Sharp, detailing voyage from Liverpool to Valparaiso. Fonds includes letters to Peters from the Commander-in-Chief, India and from the Collector of Customs, Kurachee (Karachi). Fonds also includes charts of Indian Ocean, China, Africa, lighthouses in the British Isles, English Channel, Bay of Bristol and South America as well as Board of Trade wind charts. Also included is a plan of the Queen of the Seas, maps of England and Ireland, and an oil painting of the Queen of the Seas.

Peters, James Carter
James McMahon fonds
Fonds · 1940

Fonds consists of one typed manuscript written in 1940 by James McMahon. He describes his early years in Ontario, his life on the 200 acre family bush farm in Hinchersbrook, Ontario, the homestead his family built north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, his work in a tie camp for the C.P.R., his experiences during the Riel Rebellion, his work in logging camps near Revelstoke, his work as a blacksmith and garage dealer in Enderby, B.C., and his experiences trapping and prospecting in northern B.C. An addendum describes his trip to southwestern United States in 1939. The manuscript includes a great deal of detail and excellent stories about people and places.

McMahon, James
Fonds · [ca. 1890]-1994

The collection consists of photographs of people, events, organizations, and institutional activities relating to the Japanese-Canadian community, primarily in British Columbia. Many of the photographs depict scenes of Japanese-Canadian life in internment and relocation camps during and after World War II.

John A. Pybus fonds
Fonds · 1881-1924

The fonds consists of Pybus' accounts (1881-1914) and correspondence (1884-1924), including correspondence relating to his appointments as Medical Health Officer and Coroner for the Alberni Mining District.

Pybus, John A.
John C. McGuffie fonds
Fonds · 1894-1904

Fonds consists of six educational certificates of John C. McGuffie.

McGuffie, John C.
John Cass fonds
Fonds · 1965-1993

Fonds consists of material generated and accumulated by John Cass in his role as unofficial Nanaimo historian. The fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Manuscripts; 3) Research files and 4) Newspaper Clippings; 5) and Photographs.

Cass, John, 1921-
John F. Leonard fonds
Fonds · 1908-1981

The fonds is divided into 9 series and consists of musical scores, a history and a certificate.

Leonard, John F
John Sabiston fonds
Fonds · 1877-1902

The fonds consists of pilots licences (1877, 1880), a letter to Mrs. Sabiston from the Nanaimo Pilotage Authority offering condolences on her husband's death (1902), and a copy of the Nanaimo Pilotage bylaws (1883).

Sabiston, John, d. 1902
John Tapson-Jones fonds
Fonds · 1968-1971

The fonds is divided into seven series and consists of the authors research, correspondence and drafts of completed works published.

Tapson-Jones, John
Hooper family fonds
Fonds · 1907, 1909, 1943, 1977

Fonds consists of birth certificates and passports of Aina and Hector Hooper and a copy of their marriage registration.

Hooper (family)
Fonds · 1940-1998

Fonds consists of records created by the Hopeline District Womens Institute including minutes of meetings for the Hopeline District Womens Institute and earlier coalitions 1953-1997, cash books for 1960-1998, 1992-1997 conference registration information, 11972-1985 membership lists, 1987 declaration of Womens Institute Week by the Hopeline District Womens Institute, slides, 2 audio cassettes containing interviews done in 1985 with Stella Welch, and the 1964 constitution and certificate of incorporation. There are materials related to the Womens Institute Heritage Club such as a 1941-1942 scrapbook entitled Womens Institute scrapbook vol. III, a Womens Institute Heritage Club scrapbook/album 1963-1987, and essays and newspaper clippings 1940-1960 detailing the history of the Institute, particularly in the Fraser valley area. There are minutes of meetings of the Douglas District Womens Institute 1984-1997 along with a roll call for Douglas District 1954-1986, and cash books for the Douglas District 1953-1976 and1986-1998. There is also a minute book, 1931-1932, from the Coghlau Womens Institute.

Hopeline District Women's Institute
Fonds · 1872-1876

The fonds consists of pre-printed Sunday School teachers classbooks, and plain notebooks, filled in for girls and boys classes, noting attendance and number of lessons cited.

Chapel Street Methodist Sunday School