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Harry B. Hawthorn fonds
Fonds · [189-]–[200-], predominant [193-]–[197-]

The fonds consists of records created and collected by Harry B. Hawthorn in a number of different capacities: as researcher, professor, Dean of Anthropology and Director of the Museum of Anthropology. Textual records in the fonds include correspondence, transcripts, research notes and clippings from publications. Much of the graphic materials relate to Harry Hawthorn’s interactions with aboriginal communities as an anthropologist, a professor, and as the Director of MOA. Other images relate to his personal life, documenting his youth in New Zealand, his life as a father and anthropologist, and his later established professional roles.

Hawthorn, Harry Bertram
Edward B. Paul fonds
CA UVICARCH AR285 · Fonds · 1904 - 1906

The fonds consists of copies of a letter book of outgoing correspondence, 1904-1906, and typed transcripts of the letters. The letter book consists of Paul's outgoing correspondence, primarily to the Principal and Registrar of McGill University, the B.C. Superintendent of Schools, and Victoria College students and faculty.

Paul, Edward B.
H.P. Davidson fonds
Fonds · 1908

Fonds comprises a single record series: Student notes (1908).

Davidson, H.P.
Lemuel F. Robertson fonds
Fonds · 1915 - 1917

Fonds consists of incoming letters written to Robertson from former students who served overseas during World War I.

Robertson, Lemuel F.
F. E. R. Wollaston fonds
Fonds · ca. 1920

The fonds consists of photographs likely taken by A.F.R. Wollaston in Uganda, the Congo, New Guinea, and Fiji. Also included are the envelope in which the photos were posted, and a note from M (Marjorie Halpin) to Audrey (Shane? Hawthorn?) regarding the donation of the photos to the Museum of Anthropology.

Wollaston, Francis Edmond Richard
George Van Wilby fonds
Fonds · 1917 - 1925

Fonds consists of 370 black and white negatives taken between 1917 and 1924. The images are primarily of UBC students at the University's original Fairview campus. There are also shots of faculty members. As well as posed individual shots of students, there are many photographs of various student activities including the annual class picnic. Although most of the photographs are not identified they are very important for collectively documenting student life at the University in the late teen’s and early 1920s.

Wilby, George Van
CA FTST MS 41 · Fonds · 1897-1933

Fonds consists of a minute book for the Fort Steele School Board from 1892-1933. Minutes include financial reports.

Fort Steele Public School
Kathleen How fonds
Fonds · 1935-1936

Fonds consists of a photo album relating to students at the Alberni Indian Residential School.

How, Kathleen
Delta Ex-High Club fonds
CA DMA CR-95 · Fonds · 1930-1937

Fonds consists of a minute book that records the first meeting held to form a club of alumni of King George V High School on October 25, 1930. The minute book ends with an entry May 29, 1937. The 46 page document is missing pages 24-33, with the minutes written on the following pages.

Delta Ex-High Club
Collection · 1938

Collection was developed by the Rev. John Goodfellow, an amateur church historian who also served on the BC Conference Archives and Historical Committee from 1925 to 1950. He collected information from various sources about the early history of the United Church and its founding partners (Congregational, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches) in British Columbia. Collection consists of the following series: Biographical files; Congregational files; Subject files; and Photographs.

United Church of Canada. Pacific Mountain Region. Archives
Fonds · 1935-1938

The fonds consists of 12 b&w photographs. It includes photographs of Helen's friends, and King Edward High School teachers in the classroom.

Carlson, Helen Valentine
Jean Telfer fonds
Fonds · [between 1931 and 1940]

The fonds consists of records Telfer created or received during the time that she spent as a teacher at residential schools. It include correspondence, essays, schedules, programs, ephemera notes and a significant number of photographs. These records are primarily related to the Morely School, the Coqueeletza School and the Port Alberni Residential School, as well as the Nakoda (Stoney) Nation.

Telfer, Jean
CA SAM MS 106 · Fonds · 1904

The fonds consists of one series containing records created by the Silver Creek School Board during the time periods 1906 -1946, a B.C. Government Public Works plan for the school building, a small envelope and insurance policy.

Silver Creek School Board fonds
Fonds · 1916

The fonds is one series and consists of scrapbooks with photographs, newsclippings and postcards.

Women's Institute, Tappen, B.C.
CA SAM MS 145 · Fonds · 1908

The collection comprises 12 books of registers for Tappen Valley School that span the years 1918-1920, a partial year for 1921, and 1922-1947.

The collection comprises 13 books of registers for Carlin Siding School that span the years 1908-1926.

The collection comprises correspondence between Lee Creek School Board and potential teachers and the Superintendent of Education from 1919-1928.

Department of Education - Rural Schools (Shuswap)
Beverley Brown fonds
CA UBCMOA 17 · Fonds · [ca. 1937 - ca. 1949]

The fonds consists of 478 photographs, predominantly of students at the St. Michael’s Residential School in Alert Bay. Beverley Brown and her friends took the photographs between ca. 1937 and ca. 1945 using Brown’s camera. Photographs from this period include shots of the students with their friends and of social events, as well as posed class photographs. These class photographs were taken by school supervisors who subsequently sold the prints to other students. Other photographs were taken in Brown’s hometown, Bella Bella, and in the area of the Namu cannery. These show weddings, fishing boats, landscapes, and buildings. Peter Mason Sr., Brown’s father, had the photographs developed in Vancouver.

The fonds has been arranged into three series:

  1. St. Michael’s Residential School photographs
  2. Bella Bella photographs
  3. Langley High School photographs
Brown, Beverley
Annunciation School fonds
Fonds · 1955

The fonds consists of a newsletter entitled "Annunciation Hi-Lites" from June 1955 and includes articles from Father Anthony Jordon, OMI, Father O.P. Mohan, OMI, Sister St. Martin, and students L. Pierce, Robert Armstrong, Christel Geissler, L. Lyons, Jeanine Dumas, Marlene Dumas, Donald Hansen, Bill Smith, Douglas Letourneau, Kathy Saunders, Sharon Wingham, and Anna Juby. It names the First Communion class of 1955 as well as the graduation class, and discusses the Knights of the Alter (alter boys), Brownies, and Little League Baseball.

Annunciation School
Fonds · 1950 - 1958

The fonds consists of 7 photographs from a June 1958 centennial celebration in Alert Bay that Barwick described as having been ordered from a local cameraman. There are also 7 postcards that contain images of Alert Bay ca. 1949 or 1950 that were purchased by Barwick in the summer of 1958. Sixteen negatives were taken by Barwick at an excavation at Beach Grove in the Fraser River delta in June of 1957, likely done under the guidance of Charles Borden, a Lecturer and later Professor of Archaeology at UBC who studied the Beach Grove site from ca. 1955 to 1958. Notes on the envelope indicate these include images of D. N. Abbott, Colin McCafferty, and Nansi Swayze.

Barwick, Diane Elizabeth
Jeanie Allan fonds
CA WVAN 053 · Fonds · [before 1958]

The fonds consists of photographs generated and collected by Jeanie Allan, pertaining to her personal life, schools, May Day celebrations, ships, and various beaches in West Vancouver. The fonds also includes a brief memoir of her time spent at West Bay.

Allan, Jeanie
Fonds · 1886-1959

Fonds consists of the following record series: Attendance records (1886-1942); Financial records (1888-1948); Historical accounts and other material (1887-1959); Resident case files (1891-1942); Annual reports (1926-1934); Meeting minutes (1896-1915); Property records (1908-1909); and Photographs (1901-1947).

Oriental Home and School
Fonds · 1897-1960

Fonds consists of records from Chinese United Church Mission and the Methodist Chinese Mission. Records include Marriage records (1917-1924); Official Board minutes (1963-1921); Woman's Auxiliary minutes (1909-1932), Woman's Missionary Society minutes (1940-1955), Woman's Missionary Society Chinese Mission Circle minutes (1920-1942); Sunday School minutes and roll (1909-1927); Canadian Girls in Training minutes (1927-1939), King's Daughters Group minutes (1927-1939), Explorers minutes (1938-1942), Bluebird Club minutes (1937-1940), Friday Group attendance roll (1897-1903); Chinese Mission Band minutes (1909-1960); Cash book (1899-1920).

Chinese United Church Mission (Victoria, B.C.)
Players' Club fonds
Fonds · 1916-1961

The fonds consists of minute books, membership lists (1916-1937), photographs, plays, financial records, programs and play announcements (1916-1961), scrapbooks (1916-1944), and ephemera.

University of British Columbia. Players' Club
Martin Family fonds
Fonds · 1879

The fonds is divided into three series and consists of a diary, person papers of Albert and Amelia Martin.

Martin Family
R.J. McDougall fonds
CA FTST MS 15 · Fonds · 1912, 1921-1965

Fonds consists of the textual records of R.J. McDougall. Includes correspondence, mining notes, a prospector's course, yearbook, and ephemera.

McDougall, R.J., 1888-1982
Collection · 1914- 1966

Collection contains photographs and negatives. Includes family and friends, Gunnard's boat "Ross A", the United Church, and a Grade 3 class photo from Borden Street School (1945).

Anderson, J. Gunnard