The fonds consists of account book, ledger, and statements of the Boatworks along with photographs of vessels built there.Vollmers Boatworks
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.
The fonds consists of records documenting Ney's many roles and activities in government (as Mayor of Nanaimo and MLA), in local business, and with local community groups in Nanaimo. Fonds includes Ney's personal appointment books, correspondence (including some as Mayor of Nanaimo and as MLA), legal documents, and speeches; MLA files; records created and accumulated by Ney as Chair of the Nanaimo Centennial Committee, 1967, (including records of the Empire Day Celebration Committee, 1958), as Chair of the Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society, as President of Great National Land and Investment Corp., and as President of Nanaimo Realty Ltd.; and, photographs depicting Ney's participation in political and community activities and in land and real estate development. Fonds is arranged in six series: 1) Personal records; 2) MLA records; 3) Nanaimo Centennial Committee; 4) Loyal Nanaimo Bathtub Society; 5) Great National Land and Investment Corporation; and, 6) Photographs.Ney, Frank J.
The fonds consists of administration files, financial records, reference files, and scrapbooks documenting the activities of the Nanaimo Symphony Orchestra. Records include minutes of the society, correspondence, constitution and bylaws, presidents' files, publicity, membership and program files, financial records, and a variety of reference files and scrapbooks relating to the history and development of the Symphony. Reference files include unpublished manuscripts authored by John Cass on the history of the symphony. The fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Administration; 2) Financial records; 3) Reference; and 4) Scrapbooks.Nanaimo Symphony Orchestra
The fonds consists of correspondence, financial statements, proposals, contracts, minutes and proceedings, registers and one photograph. The fonds has been arranged into the following series: 1. Correspondence; 2. Constitution and Bylaws; 3. Finance; 4. Minutes and Annual Reports; 5. Membership; 6. Photographs and Miscellaneous.Court Nanaimo Foresters' Home No. 5886
The fonds consists of records which document the activities of the Hospital Society's board of directors, committees, staff and members. Fonds includes minutes, correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, blueprints and reference files. Fonds is arranged in 8 series: 1) Constitution and Bylaws; 2) Administration; 3) Financial Records; 4) Personnel and Human Resources; 5) Planning; 6) Reference; 7) Architectural Plans and Specifications and, 8) Photographs.Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Society
The fonds consists of materials collected by Walter Meyer zu Erpen for his master's degree including research for a case study, "Towards an Understanding of the Municipal Archives of 19th Century British Columbia: A Case Study of the Archives of the Corporation of the City of Nanaimo, 1875-1904" and thesis: "Study of the Archival Record and Its Context: Meaning and Historical Understanding". The research notes are arranged alphabetically on index cards. Also includes photocopies of a report by Judge Eli Harrison on charges against Police Magistrate J.P. Planta, Bureau of Statistics Returns from Nanaimo, Assessment Rolls, 1895 & 1896, correspondence dated Jan 9, 1900, Wellington, from Theo Bryant re: nomination of E & N Railroad Conductor, J. W. Coburn (resident of Victoria) as Mayor of Nanaimo due to absence of any other nominees and correspondence to Col. Hon. James Baker (Provincial Secretary, Bureau of Statistics, Victoria) from R. E. Gosnell, (Secretary, Bureau of Statistics): Report of the Bureau of Statistics for the Municipalities of British Columbia, 1896.Meyer zu Erpen, Walter J.
The fonds consists of records relating to Louise Wright's schooling in Ontario, her career at Brandon College and Tranquille Sanatorium, and her fruit growing interests in Naramata. Fonds includes personal correspondence; education certificate, college notebook, and autograph book; tax records; business records relating to her Naramata property; pamphlets providing dietary information; and, ephemera. Included in the fonds are two paintings done by Wright in 1894 and 1896. Fonds is arranged in 5 series: 1) Personal correspondence; 2) Educational records; 3) Financial records; 4) Reference material; and, 5) Artwork.Wright, Sarah Louise
The fonds consists of records of Arthur and Alice Leighton relating primarily to activities and military service in World War I. Fonds includes correspondence and financial records of the Leightons, and military records of Arthur Leighton, created during the war years. Fonds also includes childhood correspondence of Arthur Leighton relating to his schooling and activities as a youth, and some records of activities of the Leightons after the war. Fonds also consists of photographs of the Leightons, the Wright family, Arthur Leighton's service in the Boer War and World War 1, sporting activities including cricket and golf and social activities. Fonds is arranged in seven series: 1) Legal documents and certificates; 2) Personal correspondence; 3) Financial records; 4) Building records; 5) Travel; 6) Military records; and 7) Photographs.Leighton, Arthur
The fonds consists of records of the Office of the Mayor of Nanaimo during the terms of Frank Ney and Graeme Roberts. Fonds includes correspondence files, including the personal correspondence of Frank Ney; records of meetings and ceremonies, and a series of files relating to the Committee investigating proposals for a natural gas pipeline on Vancouver Island. Fonds also includes photographs of the Mayor (primarily Frank Ney) involved in numerous ceremonies and activities, along with aerial photographs of various areas of Nanaimo. The fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Ceremonies and meetings; 3) Committee; and, 4) Photographs.Nanaimo (B.C.). Mayor
Fonds consists of personal papers of the Willis family. Includes two agreements for sale for Section B of Lot 11, Block E, Nanaimo (1918, 1920), insurance papers, stock certificates, receipts from Acme Motors and correspondence related to the estate of Joseph Willis (1947).Willis (family)
The fonds consists of scrapbooks containing correspondence, reports, newsletters, photographs and news clippings relating to the Action Nanaimo program and activities.Committee to Action Nanaimo
The fonds consists of Watchorn's honour roll certificates as a pupil at North Ward Public School, a MacLean Method of Writing certificate, and a poem (1941) entitled "Miss Watchorn", written by one of her students, Shirley King.Watchorn, Estelle
The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing correspondence, historical notes, news clippings, drawings, various class photographs (1955-1967), and photographs of school activities.Northfield School
The fonds consists of records documenting the administration of the project as well as reference files, oral histories, and a collection of historical photographs acquired during the course of the project. Records document the growth and development of schools in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith area and the recollections of former teachers and administrators in the school system. The fonds is arranged in four series: Project Administration (1987-1989), Reference (1939-1989), Oral history (1987-1989), and Photographs (ca. 1900-1979).Nanaimo-Ladysmith Retired Teachers' Association. School District 68 History Project Committee
The fonds consists of records relating to Mortimer's teaching qualifications and experience in special education, including: education and professional certificates; appointment letter; teacher evaluation reports; reports authored by Mortimer on the role of learning assistance teachers and on implementation of a special needs program at Mount Benson School; a sample completed psychological test paper (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children); and correspondence relating to Mortimer's special education teaching methodology. Fonds includes photographs of Mortimer and students at Christopher Robin School and Mount Benson School.Mortimer, Doreen
The fonds consists of receipts for Normal School tuition (1939) and a certificate of appointment and acknowledgment of resignation as a teacher at North Cedar School.Fiddick, Alice
The fonds consists of one series, consisting of a valuation (appraisal) report (1964) on the construction and equipment of schools in School District No. 68, along with inventories of equipment for the following schools: Departure Bay School (1959-1966), Harewood Elementary School (1959-1966), Seaview School (1959-1966), Quennell School (1959-1967), Quennell School Annex (1959-1964), Quennell School Gymnasium (1959-1964), Princess Royal School (1959-1963), Mount Benson School (1959-1966), and Woodlands Junior Secondary School (1972-1980).School District No. 68 (Nanaimo, B.C.)
Collection consists of photographs related to Syd Moore's family and activities.
Fonds consists of pay statements from various mines including Nanaimo (Western Fuel Corporation), Wellington Mine (Canadian Collieries, Dunsmuir) and Wellington White Rapids Mine.Spence, Charles W.
Collection consists of videocassette recordings of various Shaw Cable Channel 4 programmes including: Plugged In, Cafe Canadian, Best of Island Country, On the Waterfront, Arts Now, The Advocates, Arts Digest, Battle of the Bands, Common Ground, DNE Comedy Show, Evening of Heart and Soul, Festival Cafe, Hour Town, In Conversation, Island Central, Island Originals, Off the Wall, Project Nanaimo, and Tidelines. Also includes considerable footage of the Marine Festival, parades, programme fillers, specials and many community, regional island events.Shaw Cable (Nanaimo)
Collection consists of photographs of downtown Nanaimo taken by Spearing.
The fonds consists of records related to Barley's professional and community work. Fonds is arranged in two series: 1) Work orders and 2) Nanaimo Figure Skating Club memorabilia.Barley, A.L. (Les)
Fonds consists of records generated by the activities of the Nanaimo and District Fish and Game Protective Association. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Constitution and bylaws; 2) Minutes; 3) Correspondence; 4) Annual Reports and 5) Newsletters.Nanaimo and District Fish and Game Protective Association
Fonds consists of scrapbooks of clippings and photographs related to various parks and recreational facilities in Nanaimo.Nanaimo (B.C.). Board of Park Commissioners