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Jacques Jewellers fonds
CA VERN MS 300 · Fonds · 1889-2007

Fonds consists of records documenting the business activities of Jacques Jewellers from 1893-1983. Includes financial records, watch repairs, clock repairs, jewellery repairs, secondhand and new watch sales, CPR watch inspection forms, dinnerware list for Queen Elizabeth II luncheon, legal correspondence, list of Canadian Jewellery Trade Marks, and ephemera.

Jacques Jewellers
CA VERN MS 302 · Fonds · 1965-2017

Fonds has been arranged into 5 series: 1) Administrative Records, 1990-2015; 2) Capsule College, 1972-2010; 3) Photographs, 1990-2005; 4) Book, "75 Years of CFUW", 1994; 5) Archive Binders, 1965-2017.

University Women's Club - Vernon
Anna Cail fonds
CA VERN MS 221;2003.043;1997.017 · Fonds · [1940]-1984

Fonds consists of the personal records of Anna Cail from [1940]- 1984. Includes correspondence, legal agreements, financial records, a radio playscript, a thesis, and ephemera.

Cail, Anna, 1911-
B.C. Dragoons fonds
CA VERN MS 190;1999.054;2001.059 · Fonds · 1914-2000, predominant 1940-1980

Fonds consists of the records of the BC Dragoons from 1914-2000. Includes war diaries from WWI and WWII, minutes, general administrative records, correspondence, financial and legal documents, personnel records, reports, information about various military exercises and social events, newsletters and circulars, training and technical manuals, maps and architectural drawings, ephemera and photographs. Also included in the fonds are records of the various squadron messes, the Whizzbang Association, the Unit Fund Committee, and the BCD Historical Society. The records document the evolution of the BC Dragoons from a small cavalry unit in World War I, their stint as the 9th Armoured regiment during World War II, to their present position of reserve militia for the Canadian Armed Forces. The records also document the Canadian war efforts both in Canada and overseas, as well as the regiment's activities (military exercises, community activities, the establishment of a museum) during the ensuing years of peace.

Canada. Canadian Army. British Columbia Dragoons
CA VERN MS 144;1988.132 · Fonds · 1927-1949

Fonds consists of the administrative and financial records of J.E. Montague's business, B.C. Fruit Shippers Ltd, from 1927-1949. Includes personal and business correspondence, legal documents, financial records, company statistics, informational pamphlets, brochures and circulars from various fruit associations and organizations, and various pieces of ephemera which document the internal workings and activities of the fruit packing and shipping business.

British Columbia Fruit Shippers Ltd.
CA VERN MS 179;1993.044 · Fonds · 1992

Fonds consists of the administrative records and documents of the Vernon High School 1992 Centennial School Reunion Committee. The records, which detail the reunion's organization process, include reports, lists of VHS graduates, programs, pamphlets, flyers, newspaper articles, souvenir ephemera, and correspondence.

Vernon High School. 1992 Centennial School Reunion Committee
CA VERN MS 72;1983.064 · Fonds · 1912

Fonds consists of the business records of the Glover Rice Hardware Co. from Jan-June of 1912. Includes a hardbound ledger divided into three sections containing a list of all customer accounts, the individual customer credit accounts, and the company's general revenue and expenditures. The company's general financial accounts, which include entries for initial capital, wages paid, merchandise purchased, duty and freight costs, and all accounts payable and receivable, are found on pp.1-29 and 91-94. The customer credit accounts, which consist of the customer's name, date of purchases, payments on account and account balances, are found on p.117-268. The ledger abruptly ends in June 1912 with notations about being "transferred to L.L. ledger".

Glover Rice Hardware Company
CA VERN MS 202;2002.053 · Fonds · 1926-1950, predominant 1948-1949

Fonds consists of the administrative records of Beairsto Elementary School from 1926-1950, with the majority of the records dated 1948-1949. Includes accident reports, annual reports, job applications, attendance records, BCTF information, film rentals, board & room availability, cafeteria, correspondence, Dept. of Education, drama festival, education week, entertainment, equipment, forestry program, textbook orders, film orders, information on handedness, health, income tax, school inspectors, IQ test results, juvenile delinquency, school library, student teachers, Okanagan Valley Teachers' Association, parents' letters, PTA, student records, memberships, psychology, Red Cross, scholarships, school plans, school publications, sound equipment, special classes, staff, summer school, superannuation, tests, and writing lessons. Records are arranged alphabetically by subject or event.

Beairsto Elementary School
CA VERN MS 215;1979.038 · Fonds · 1913-1917, 1931, 1959-1968

Fonds documents the life of Elizabeth Ellison from 1913-1917, 1931, and 1959-1968. Includes correspondence, financial records and ephemera.

Ellison, Elizabeth McIlvaine
CA VERN MS 213;2004.045 · Fonds · 1904-1913

Fonds contains the personal records of Ellen Ellison from 1904-1913. Includes correspondence from Arthur H. Sovereign, her sister Myra and her cousin Myra. Also includes financial records from 1905-1906 concerning Havergal Ladies' College.

Ellison, Ellen Fearnaught
CA VERN MC 2;1980.068;1981.87;1984.751;1986.70;1986.122;1987.81;1911.029;1995.59 · Fonds · [between 1892 and 1930]

Collection consists of the maps and plans produced by F.H. Latimer - B.C. Provincial Land Surveyor, from ca.1892-1930. Includes original, prints or copies of the land survey maps, water supply maps, railway surveys, cemetery, building, and orchard plans produced by Latimer for various provincial and municipal organizations.

CA VERN MS 54;1980.012 · Fonds · 1941-1949

Fonds consists of the records of the Fairbridge Training Farm school, located in Fintry, from 1941-1949. Includes correspondence to and from Mr. & Mrs. Angus Gray, managers and caretakers of the property, in regard to the activities taking place at the school. Of particular note is the 1948 letter to Mr. Gray from a Logan Mayhew, the chairman of the B.C. Board of Governors, in which the disposal of the Fintry school and property is discussed.

Fairbridge Farm School (Fintry, B.C.)
G.S. Dawe fonds
CA VERN MS 138;1989.011 · Fonds · 1926-1939

Fonds consists of the financial records of the G.S. Dawe fruit growing and shipping business from 1926-1939. Includes a general ledger and customer account book outlining the number of vegetable crops bought and sold, loads shipped, crops planted and harvested, employee wages and contracts to be filled. Also includes some correspondence.

Dawe, George Stanley
C.B. Lefroy fonds
CA VERN MS 12;1966.057;1978.063 · Fonds · 1895-1924

Fonds consists of the personal and business records of C.B.Lefroy from 1895-1924. Includes Lefroy's personal diaries and the business correspondence written by Lefroy, as secretary, for the Vernon Farmer's Association and the Globe Savings and Loan Company of the Okanagan.

Lefroy, Christopher Benjamin
C.F. Costerton fonds
CA VERN MS 6;1959.033;2001.016 · Fonds · 1892-1931

Fonds consists of the personal and business records of C.F. Costerton for 1892-1931. The records, which pertain to all three of his real estate, notary public and insurance businesses, include a letterbook of correspondence, and financial ledgers containing both business and personal accounts.

Costerton, Clement Fisher
Dr. D.A. Ross fonds
CA VERN MS 117;1985.538 · Fonds · 1959-1960

Fonds consists of the personal records of Dr. Ross from 1959-1960. Includes correspondence regarding his research on Jesuit priests Father Nobili and Father Goetz, as well as the St. Josephs' Mission. Accompanying some of the incoming correspondence are excerpts from journals and diaries which document the Jesuits' work in B.C.

Ross, Douglas Alexander
CA VERN MS 122;1986.164 · Fonds · [Photocopied 1986]

Collection consists of a series of photocopied documents collected by David Westley in 1986 for a research paper on the acquisition of land for Polson Park. The documents, which date from 1908-1974, consist of land deeds, land transfers from owner to owner, surveys, assessments, and tax receipts. Collection also includes a cover letter (1986) from Rob MacIntosh of the Land Title Office.

Dellview Hospital fonds
CA VERN MS 65;1983.026 · Fonds · 1948-1982

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Dellview Hospital from 1948-1982. Includes three patient admission registers, listing the patient's name, sex, age, registration number, marital status, date of admission, country of birth, present residence, occupation, religion, degree of education and general staff remarks. Register 1 includes admissions from 1948-1963, register 2 is from 1963-1976, and register 3 includes 1976-1982.

Dellview Hospital
CA VERN MS 60;1980.102 · Fonds · 1954-1964, predominant 1954-1955

Fonds consists of the records of the North Okanagan Community Concerts Association from 1954-1964. Includes correspondence (1954-1955), newsletters (1954), donation lists (1954-1955) and a report (1964) written by J.R. Kidston in regards to the process of the purchase of a Steinway full concert grand piano.

North Okanagan Community Concerts Association
Kenneth Vernon Ellison fonds
CA VERN MS 220 · Fonds · 1946-2002

Fonds documents Ken Ellison's life from 1946-2002. Personal records include correspondence, both personal and legal; personal data documents; research material for his Price Ellison book; and ephemera.

Ellison, Kenneth Vernon, 1926-
CA VERN MS 16;1968.010 · Fonds · 1912-1920

Fonds consists of the business records of the Okanagan Farmers' Institute, documenting their formation, financial situation, and the projects the institute worked on. Fonds includes minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, newspaper clippings, and membership lists.

Okanagan Farmers' Institute
CA VERN MS 81;1988.006 · Fonds · 1934-1937

Fonds consists of the financial records of the Okanagan Stationery & Book Co. Ltd. from 1934-1937. Includes financial statements and balance sheets documenting all revenue and expenditures, assets, liabilities, inventory on hand, and cash on hand. Fonds also includes some correspondence to and from the company in regard to their financial situation.

Okanagan Stationery and Book Company
Oldtimers Association fonds
CA VERN MS 110;1985.270 · Fonds · 1941

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Oldtimers Association for 1941. Includes the Association's record book containing the names of Vernon and District Oldtimers, as well as the Association's minutes from Feb.- July of 1941. The minutes document the Association's objectives, guidelines for membership, and activities. Some of the more prominent projects the Association was involved in include the establishment of an outdoor checkerboard play area, the proper storage of oldtimer relics, picnics, banquets and the documentation of Oldtimer names, birthplaces, and dates of arrival in the Okanagan.

Oldtimers Association (Vernon, B.C.)
Lord Aberdeen fonds
CA VERN MS 10;1980.068 · Fonds · 1893

Fonds consists of the legal records of Lord Aberdeen from 1893. Includes two copies (draft and final) of Lord Aberdeen's application for a water license, 1893.

Aberdeen, John Campbell Gordon, Marquess, 1847-1934
Mabel Grayston Ellison fonds
CA VERN MS 219 · Fonds · 1985-1994

Fonds documents Mabel Grayston Ellison's life from 1985-1994. Business and personal records include correspondence, financial and legal records, personal data documents, and lists of possessions.

Ellison, Mabel Grayston