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Fonds · 1941 - 1944

Fonds consists of audio, video, and visual materials created by Basil and Edythe Hartley. Materials include video footage of the Haisla people, which Hartley shot while working in Kitimaat from 1941-1944, a voiceover for the footage which Hartley’s widow, Edythe McClure, created in ca. 1983, a letter, and three photographs of Kitimaat people and landscapes. The three audio cassettes all contain the same 1983 recording.

Hartley, Reverend Basil Shakespeare Sutherland
Edward White family fonds
Fonds · 1852-1869

Fonds consists of records relating to the Rev. Edward White’s ministry in southern Ontario and British Columbia. Fonds also includes records relating to his son, J.H. White, and his family. Record series include: Diaries (1852-1918); Family correspondence (1862-1932); J.H. White family photographs ([1870?]-[1967]); and Reference materials (1852-1995).

White, Edward (Rev.)
Fong Dickman fonds
Fonds · [between 1898 and 1946]

Fonds consists of the following record series: Sermons ([between 1898 and 1946]); Correspondence ([between 1898 and 1946]), and Manuscripts ([between 1898 and 1946]).

Fong, Dickman
Fonds · 1908-1916

Collection consists of five membership certificates to the Ancient Order of Foresters Friendy Society, No. 9203 in Nanaimo, issued to: Elizabeth Sutton, Mary Buckle, Rose Parkin, Louise Mullet and Ethel Reynolds.

Ancient Order of Foresters. No. 9203 (Nanaimo)
Annabel Yates collection
Fonds · [ca. 1939-1940]

Collection consists of a scrapbook, compiled by Annabel Yates, of Nanaimo people and places, and a mimeographed booklet titled "The History of Nanaimo 1852 to 1939". The booklet, compiled by members of Division One, Brechin Superior School, under the supervision of a teacher D.E. Brecenridge, contains illustrated historical articles with hand-drawn advertisements for local businesses.

Fonds · 1888-[ca. 1930]

Collection consists of birth, marriage, naturalization and other certificates and papers for Steven Arman and Guiseppina Tognini. Some of the documents are in Italian.

Arman (family)
Arthur P. Leynard fonds
Fonds · 1917, 1928, 1950-1994

The fonds consists of a signed copy of the "Coal Mines of Nanaimo"; a copy of a report on surveys in Nanaimo written by Leynard; a file on Nanaimo's Coat of Arms; drawings of gun carriages and dimensions of Bastion cannons and four photographs including views of the H & W Market, a parade and a meeting of the Native Sons. Also includes Paul Leynard's (Arthur's father) membership card for the X-Ray Association of Employees of Western Fuel Company and certificate for free use of the X-ray machine and a letter to Arthur from Hiram Gough in native "trade language".

Leynard, Arthur P.
B.W. Pearse fonds
Fonds · 1859

The fonds consists of a field book entitled "Copy of Official Notes: Country Around Nanaimo". It records the surveying expedition of 1859 in the Cedar, Cranberry and Mountain Districts, and includes survey measurements, map sketches, and descriptions of the area, and a journal.

Pearse, Benjamin William
Al Addison fonds: 1912-1969
Fonds · [Photocopied ca. 1969]

Fonds consists of reproduced maps and reports, annotated by Addison, related to the Blue Flame Mine. Includes a copy of a portion of the G.H. Clapp report on gas formations in the Nanaimo Basin (1912), a copy of the Wilkinson report of Morden Mine and area (1920), a copy of a drilling report of the Big Flame Mine, and copies of sketches Addison made in 1969 of the stratigraphy in the area around the Blue Flame Mine.

Addison, Al
Albert A. Davis fonds
Fonds · 1925-1941

Fonds consists of ten cigar manufacturer licenses issued to Albert Davis by the Canada Excise and Inland Revenue agency.

Davis, Albert A.
Beatrice Willgress fonds
Fonds · 1926

Fonds consists of the graduation diploma of Beatrice Willgress. The diploma is signed by Pauline Rose (Director of Nursing), Drs. Drysdale, Ingham and McPhee and hospital directors Alexander Rowan and John Shaw. The photograph includes five unidentified women. Also includes an invitation to the commencement exercises addressed to Willgress' parents.

Willgress, Beatrice Hazel Irene
Fonds · 1897-1903

The fonds consists of a volume recording tickets sold at Nanaimo, with Canadian and international embarkations and destinations. Names of the ticket holders were recorded during one period in 1898.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company. Nanaimo Station Agent
Fonds · 1972-1981

The fonds consist of records relating to the operations and activities of the Nanaimo Pony Club which is part of the B.C. Regional Division. Some of the records pertain specifically to the Nanaimo club, some relate to activities of the B.C. regional division and some to national activities. Includes membership records; correspondence; event programs and schedules; information; rules and regulations and forms for rallies; the Prince Philip Games; as well as individual test/scoring results. A few financial records are also included. Fonds is arranged in three series: 1) Organizational Records; 2) Financial Records; and 3) Horsemanship Records.

Canadian Pony Club. Nanaimo Branch
Fonds · 1926-1968

Fonds consists of a photograph album with views of Malaspina Hotel (originally called the Nanaimo Community Hotel) from its construction in 1927 to interior shots from the 1960s and a copy of the original construction specifications. The fonds is arranged in two series: 1) Photographs and 2) Specifications.

Chatwin Engineering Ltd.
Addison family fonds
Fonds · 1909-1991, predominant [195-]

Fonds consists of family papers and memorabilia of the Addison family. Includes letters and cards sent for Jane Addison's one-hundredth birthday in 1988, certificates from various fraternal societies and service organizations, materials related to the Queen's 1953 Coronation, photographs predominantly related to George Addison's aldermanic duties. Also includes class lists and other materials related to the John Shaw School reunion organized by Audrey Curtis (nee Addison) in 1991.

Addison (family)
Harry Hickling fonds
Fonds · 1917

Fonds consists of letters and a certificate related to Hickling's 1917 appointment as Nanaimo's Coroner.

Hickling, Harry
Gertrude Phillips fonds
Fonds · 1924-1940

The fonds consists of spiritual lessons and letter to C. Filmer (ca. 1935), poems (1937, 1940), astrological charts (1934), and books on Aquarian philosophy.

Phillips, Gertrude
J.P. Planta fonds
Fonds · 1886-1903

The fonds consists of Magistrate's records for 1889-1891, including depositions and inquest reports, records relating to the financial affairs of Martha O'Sullivan and J.B. Holmes (1886-1898), for whom Plant acted as agent, miscellaneous business papers (1887-1888), photographs, and four notebooks of spiritual, historical and other notes (ca. 1903).

Planta, Joseph Phrys, b. 1839
Devlin, Beck family fonds
Fonds · 1892, 1921-1985

Fonds consists predominantly of the historical writings of Rhoda Beck and also includes a notebook that belonged to Samuel Drake and a notebook and scrapbook (related to the Princess Royal Settlers) of historical information compiled by Maria Devlin.

Devlin (family)
City of Nanaimo Pound fonds
Fonds · 1912-1953

Fonds consists of a record book (1912-1953) which lists each impounded animal, the claimant's name and address, and charges and a notice of impoundment (1915) signed by Pound Keeper, Jack Aitken (1915).

Nanaimo (B.C.). City Pound
Fonds · Reprinted ca. 1996

Collection consists of a Cottle-Scholfied family history compiled by Bev Sherry, a funeral programme for Margaret Cottle and two photographs of the Cottle family (1910).

Fonds · 1939-1941

The fonds consists of minutes and correspondence of the student council, as well as student newspapers.

John Shaw High School. Student Council
Francis John fonds
Fonds · Photocopied 2000 (originally created 1916)

Fonds consists of a certificate of competency for mine rescue work (1916) and a certificate of competency for 2nd class (1916), which allowed Francis John to work as an Overman in British Columbia under the provisions of the Coal Mines Regulations Act.

John, Francis