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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
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.
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
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 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
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 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 MS 155;1977.031 · Fonds · 1957-1976

Fonds consists of the records, documents, and ephemera of the Kalamalka Toastmistress Club from 1957-1976. Includes the constitution and by-laws, minutes, lists and scrapbooks which document the club's local activities and topics of discussion.

Kalamalka Toastmistress Club
CA VERN MS 28;1972.010;1989.019 · Fonds · 1914-1982

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Kalamalka Women's Institute from 1914-1982. Includes correspondence, certificates, photographs, paintings, an administrative history of the organization, and a brief history on the settlement of Oyama.

Kalamalka Women's Institute
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 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
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 162;1999.011 · Fonds · Photocopied [1998]

Fonds consists of transcripts of the diaries of John Thomas Davies detailing hunting expeditions in the Okanagan from 1890 to 1894 and a reminiscence of hunting for grizzly bears in 1892 written in 1902.

Davies, John Thomas
CA VERN MS 161;1994.010 · Fonds · [Transcribed 1994]

Fonds consists of transcripts of correspondence between Hudson's Bay Company employees, Thomas R. Smith and J. Ogden Grahame, in February 1887. The letters, which are in reference to the possibility of opening an HBC store in the Priest Valley area, discuss the geographical pros and cons, the local economic situation, names of possible suppliers and potential competitors.

Hudson's Bay Company. Vernon Post
CA VERN MS 143;1988.131 · Fonds · 1930-1937

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Inland Ice & Cold Storage Company from 1921-1937. Includes correspondence, legal documents, and financial records which detail the company's activities, responsibilities, and financial status.

Inland Ice and Cold Storage Company
CA VERN MS 160;1994.009 · Fonds · [Photocopied 1993]

Fonds consists of copies of the personal records of Mrs. J.Seaton from 1915-1916. Includes transcribed excerpts of letters written to Mrs.Seaton from her son, Donald Alexander Seaton, while he was fighting on the Belgian front between 1915-1916. Also included are copies of the official telegram announcing his death in April 1916, the Vernon News obituary and article, a letter from the army chaplain and the official registration of Donald Seaton's final resting place.

Seaton, J., Mrs.
Myra King DeBeck fonds
CA VERN MS 214;1979.038;1985.096;1979.056 · Fonds · 1905-1975

Fonds documents the life of Myra DeBeck from 1956-1961. Includes correspondence, personal writings and personal data documents.

DeBeck, Myra King
CA VERN MS 211;1985.099;1985.232;1993.009;1985.013;1985.535;1984.291;1983.226;1980.068;1985.097;1975.061;1989.026;1972.109;2003.006 · Fonds · [Photocopied 1985]

Fonds documents the personal and business life of Price Ellison from 1868-1929. Includes correspondence, legal documents, financial records, an interview transcript, and ephemera which documents both the family and public life of Mr. Ellison.

Ellison, Price