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Fonds · 1918-1954

The fonds consists of records of the Alberni Pacific Lumber Company and its subsidiary, the Alberni Pacific Transport Company including general operating ledgers (1918-1927), sales ledgers (1922-1931), rail and cargo shipment ledgers (1939-1949), and U.S. rail shipments ledger (1941-1954).

Alberni Pacific Lumber Company
Alfred Albert Paull fonds
CA VPL 1401-1713;1938-1976;8356-8370 · Fonds · 1926-1927

The fonds consists of photographs depicting mining in Anyox and Kimberley, B.C., and of various aspects of logging in B.C.

Paull, Alfred Albert
Fonds · 1904-1968

Fonds consists of records related to the administration and operations of Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd and its successor Canadian Collieries Resources Ltd. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Annual reports; 2) Reports; 3) Letters of agreement; 4) Office vouchers; 5) Maps; 6) Employment records; 7) Union Bay records and 8) Miscellaneous.

Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir)
Fonds · 1894-1995

Fonds consists of cannery ledgers, minutes, labour contracts, correspondence, licences and inspection reports for canneries, operational records of the reduction plant at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, photographs, publications and a "China Contract" which sets out the terms for the provision of labourers for the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in its first year of operation. The labour contracts also describe agreements between the Canadian Fishing Company and members of the United Fishermen and Allied Workers Union governing hours of work, wages and fish prices. The minutes are those describing the establishment of the Gulf of Georgia Canning Company in 1894. The most complete records are those of the operation of the reduction plant from the 1940s to the 1970s. Records include a set of copies of plant insurance appraisal plans and blueprints, obtained from originals at UBC Special Collections. Fonds arranged in three series and two sous-fonds: Series 1. Plant Insurance Appraisal Plans and Blueprints. Series 2. Publications. Series 3. Photographs. Goose Bay Cannery sous-fonds. Gulf of Georgia Cannery sous-fonds is arranged in 8 series: Series 1. Minutes. Series 2. Labour contracts. Series 3. Interoffice Correspondence. Series 4. Licences, Inspection Reports. Series 5. Reduction Plant Operations. Series 6. Salmon Fishing. Series 7. Publications. Series 8. Ephemera.

Canadian Fishing Company
CA MMB 987.7.1-89;987.8.1-24 · Fonds · 1872-1909

The collection consists of 91 volumes of log books of North Pacific sealing vessels detailing crews, seals taken and hunting area; 9 volumes of Entrance and Clearance logs for Burrard Inlet, Nanaimo and Victoria (1872-1889), and other assorted records relating to maritime activities.

Art Powell fonds
Fonds · 1904-1975

Fonds consists of material collected and created by Art Powell concerning forest history during his research. Includes audiocassette tapes and transcripts, photographs, a binder of notes from the Enderby newspapers, one original essay. Research material includes photocopies of records from BCARS including descriptions of trails in the Shuswap Forest District, lists of Spallumcheen Forest licensees and a brief by Mabel Lake Shingle Ltd. describing the operation and requesting a change in timber allocations for specialty mills.

Powell, Art
Arthur E. Buller fonds
CA HED 989.165 · Fonds · 1935-1944

The fonds consists of Buller's photographs (1935-1936) depicting operations at the Kelowna Exploration Company's Nickel Plate Mine in Hedley, B.C. Fonds includes photographs of crews, mining company staff, road construction and school children. Fonds includes composite plan of Nickel Plate Mine (1944).

Buller, Arthur E.
H. Deacon fonds
CA MMB P4375-76;P4512a-o · Fonds · 1927-1929

The fonds consists of photographs of whaling operations from whaling vessels Black, Brown, and White. Fonds includes a photograph of CGS Newington. All photographs were taken by H. Deacon.

Deacon, H.
H. Ferdinand Sieward fonds
CA MMB L874 · Fonds · 1898

The fonds consists of a log book of the sealing schooner Dora Sieward, owned and mastered by H.F. Sieward, detailing crew, activities on board and sealing catch (1898).

Sieward, H. Ferdinand, b. 1854
Earl Jaeck fonds
CA FFG P996.4 · Fonds · 1934-1945

The fonds consists of photographic historical images depicting Penny Sawmill, Longs Worth Sawmill, logging industry and logging operations in the bush depicting the use of horse and sleds during the winter months of logging operations.

Jaeck, Earl
Fonds · 1986-1993

The collection consists of interviews with long-time residents of the Enderby area and speeches relating to local history and, in particular, the history of logging in the region.

Ken Richmond fonds
CA EMA 993.1 · Fonds · 1914-1922, 1967

The fonds consists of Richmond's school photographs of Lampson Street School in Esquimalt along with photographs of scenes and industry in Esquimalt.

Richmond, Ken
Kenneth Bendall fonds
CA EMA V990.27 · Fonds · [ca. 1925-1935]

The fonds consists of photographs of Pioneer Street village and Esquimalt Road (Esquimalt, B.C.) depicting dockyards, the harbour, the Bendall family and general street scenes.

Bendall, Kenneth Darrell
CA KSM MG11 · Fonds · 1987-1992

The fonds consists of maps, notes, photographs & negatives, survey files, a manuscript and a heritage inventory.

Lake Cowichan (B.C.). Heritage Advisory Committee
CA KMA 75.40 · Fonds · 1919-1937

The fonds consists of cash books for the Laminated Material Company.

Laminated Material Company
Hudson's Bay Company fonds
Fonds · 1852-1858

Fonds consists of correspondence (1852); daybooks (1852-1854, 1857-58); a letterbook (1852-53); 24 indentures (1854), and the Nanaimo memoranda (1855-57).

Hudson's Bay Company
Island Copper Mine fonds
CA UVICARCH AR340 · Fonds · 1970-2000

The fonds consists of the following series: Annual Environmental Reports, 1971-98; ICM staff environmental reports, 1970-2000; University reports, 1970-2000; Consultants' reports, 1970-99; Government reports, 1970-97; and Other reports, 1970-2000. These reports document the history of the mine, as well as the monitoring information, problems, and solutions it dealt with over the years. The first two series are arranged by date. The remaining series are arranged alphabetically by author. The report files often also include scientific articles, newspaper clippings, letters and related documentation.

Island Copper Mine
CA MMB L980.29.2-6 · Fonds · 1955-1965

The fonds consists of records detailing specific salvage operations, including contracts, salvage reports and photographs.

Island Tug and Barge
J.M. Newcombe fonds
CA MMB L1130 · Fonds · [ca 1910-1914]

The fonds consists of photographs of dredges, tugs and ships, with some notes. Fonds includes correspondence and invoices (1913-1914) regarding the dredge Ajax.

Newcombe, J.M.
CA DMA CR-76 · Fonds · 1896-1905

The fonds consists of records of the Currie McWilliams Cannery and the Currie McWilliams import business. The majority of the papers are receipts for goods, materials, and machinery necessary for the operation of the businesses. As well, there are legal documents, correspondence, and memos.

Currie, McWilliams and Company
James G. Ripley fonds
CA UVICARCH AR109 · Fonds · [ca. 1940-1969]

The fonds consists of copies of government reports, minutes of meetings, notes of conversations with several fellow lobbyists including General McNaughton and Paul Martin, and correspondence received in response to his articles. The files gather much of what was written or published about the Columbia River Treaty between 1944 and 1968, and provide a unique chronology of the activities and strategies used to oppose it.

Ripley, James G.
John Christopherson fonds
CA DMA CR-48 · Fonds · 1937-1976

The fonds consists of records relating to the functions and activities of John Christopherson, the manager of B.C. Packers Limited oyster operation on Boundary Bay in Delta. The records mainly deal with oyster operations at Boundary Bay and Pendrell Sound, and include daily work diaries, correspondence, invoices, cost estimates, time sheets, boat log books, inventories, newspaper clippings and other reference material. The fonds includes photographs that detail the operations of the Boundary Bay oyster plant. The fonds also includes personal records that belong to John and Grace Christopherson, including correspondence, a travel diary, and memorabilia that relate to their social activities in Delta. The fonds is arranged in seven series: Work diaries; Boundary Bay oyster operation records; Boat log books; Pendrell Sound seed operation records; Reference materials; John and Grace Christopherson personal records; and, Photographs.

Christopherson, John
Fonds · [ca. 1920]-1994

The collection consists of photographs depicting people, families, community scenes and events, buildings, schools, natural scenery, and industry (particularly logging, sawmill operations, and mining) in the Cowichan Lake area and western Cowichan Valley.

Fonds · 1827-1981

The collection consists of cartographic material relating to Kamloops and district, the Nicola Valley, the North Thompson area, the Shuswap area, the Similkameen Valley, the Fraser Canyon, the Lillooet district, and the West Kootenays. Material includes survey maps, townsite plans, mineral rights maps, subdivision plans, road maps, and fire insurance maps.