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Langley Centennial Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1980

The collection consists of maps and plans primarily of the Langley area and of the Fraser Valley including townsite maps, lot plans (including Hudson's Bay Company farm lots), and other land use maps of Langley, Fort Langley and area, topographic maps, and road and street maps.

Lantzville Hotel and Garage fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1928-1980, predominant 1945-1960

The fonds consists of records of the the Lantzville Hotel and Garage and Caillet Holdings. The hotel records include certificates (1928, 1946), correspondence (1945-1976), financial records (1928-1957), hotel registers (1943-1952), liquor licences (1956,1980), photographs, and miscellaneous items. The Caillet Holdings records include a receipt book (1947-1953), and registered plans (1919, 1947-1950).

Lantzville Hotel and Garage

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)

Leo F. LePas fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932, 1933

Fonds consists of records related to LePas's insurance agency and includes correspondence and sketches of the Union Hotel area in Cumberland and the City Works yard on Prideaux Street in Nanaimo.

LePas, Leo F., d. 1980

Leslie Ellenor fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1971-1978

The fonds consists of lecture notes from Ellenors college classes from 1971-1979. The fonds contains one series.

Ellenor, Leslie, 1935-

Loyal Orange Lodge No. 446 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903-1925

Fonds consists of minutes, membership applications, membership roll book, a 1922 annual report, and financial reports of the Orange Lodge.

Loyal Orange Lodge. Enderby Branch No. 446

Lyle Wicks fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1943-1983

The fonds consists of professional documents relating to Lyle Wicks' political career and includes correspondence, reports, minutes, news releases, news clippings, campaign materials, government documents, and photographs.

Wicks, Lyle, 1912-

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

Fraserview United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • 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.

Frederick Charles Manning fonds

  • 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

George Meeres Photographic and Art Studio fonds

  • 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

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

Japan Ministry photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1942

The collection records the various aspects of the Sisters years (1934-1942) in Japan: areas, buildings, people, students, travels.

Japanese Canadian Archives photograph collection

  • 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

Kimberley District Heritage Society historical photograph collection

  • 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.

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