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Deep Creek Pound District fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1954-2005

Fonds consists of a pound register (1955-1982) which describes the stray, the date, the owner, and the expenses incurred. Also, included is the Notice of the Pound District Act for Deep Creek, a map outlining the territory, correspondence, copies of the Livestock Act and the regulations, and several expense forms (1970-1982).

Deep Creek Pound District

Bowen Auto Camp fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942

Fonds consists of an inventory, taken in November 1942, of the furnishings and fixtures in the Auto Camp. Only three pages of the 300 page volume remain; the first 36 pages are cut out.

Bowen Auto Camp

Brooke family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1913-1943

The fonds consists of material from Ruth Brooke's educational correspondence courses, personal correspondence, flyers and brochures, one photograph, tuberculosis testing records for cows, herd milk and butterfat production records, Holstein-Friesian Association of Canada records, blank forms, and newspaper clippings both related and unrelated to Salmon Arm.

Brooke (family)

Ernie Skyrme fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1944

Fonds consists of one journal, dated 1912, kept by Ernie Skyrme when he was the foreman of the L & A Ranch. Entries include quantities of livestock, hardware, feed, grain or hay purchased or sold by the ranch, plus notations of new employees. Entries in the back of the book, dated 1928, record the breeding and calving of cows and sows on Hazelmere ranch. Fonds also includes one letter written by George Heggie to Ernie Syrme, 1944, where he explains his reasons for moving to Victoria and recounts memories of their experiences on the Stepney & L & A Ranch.

Skyrme, Ernie

R.B. McLean Lumber Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1982

The fonds consists of records of the R.B. McLean Lumber Company and its operations over a 50-year period and records of the McLean Brothers Timber Company at Qualicum Bay and Union Bay and the McLean and Sons Lumber Company of Cumberland, B.C. The fonds includes the following files relating to the activities of these companies: personnel, administration, equipment, supplies, lumber shipments-sales, sawmilling, logging, real estate, and farming.

R.B. McLean Lumber Company

Stirling family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1946

The fonds consists of seven series of material relating to C.J.R. Stirling's land purchases, and farming activities, his provincial exhibition awards, passports for family members, memorabilia for Mrs. Frances Stirling, Elvira Stirling, Ethel Stirling, and Gordon Stirling.

Stirling (family)

Salmon Arm Irrigation Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1932

The fonds consists of correspondence files (1930-1932) and an engineer's letter and report.

Salmon Arm Irrigation Committee

Seed Savers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1995-2006

Fonds consists of one spiral notebook containing minutes and information on participants and publicity for future Seed Savers' events, a duotang containing financial records, and two 3-ring binders containing membership lists, newsletters, correspondence, laser photographs and newspaper clippings documenting the club's activities.

Seed Savers

Swanwick family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1945

The fonds consists of World War I records, road foreman records, correspondence related to poultry courses, income related correspondence, records of production, discussion papers, certificates, bank books, blank forms and prize tags.

Swanwick (family)

Nanaimo Food Conservation Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918

Fonds consists of the minutes of two meetings of the Committee. Volume also includes the Board of Police Commissioner's minutes.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Food Conservation Committee

William and Mary Cartwright fonds : 1869-1904

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1991]

The fonds consists of a volume in which are recorded the accounts (1872-1904) of William Cartwright and the personal diary of daily activities (1882-1883) of Mary Cartwright. Volume also includes some poems and recipes. The original use of the volume appears to be the 1869 accounts of a general store, possibly the Horne Store. The accounts record many purchases by Chinese and Indians. Newsclippings (1913-1941) have been pasted over parts of the early 1869 accounts.

Cartwright, William

Corporation of Summerland fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1973

The fonds consists of petitions, minutes, accounts and work ledgers, meter books, reports, land and tax records, assessment notices, correspondence, tenders, voters lists, building and electrical permit registers, and subdivision plans. Fonds also includes records of the Trout Creek Irrigation District.

Summerland (B.C.)

Beryl Wamboldt fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1895-1971

Fonds consists of typed and handwritten transcripts written by Beryl Wamboldt. Includes 'Pioneer Tips and tales' and 'NOCA Provider's Program', reference materials on the dairy industry, rough drafts and general notes for articles on NOCA, correspondence, homestead patent (1895) and original article on Valecairn Farm, and photographs.

Wamboldt, Beryl

Buckerfield's fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1953

The fonds consists of invoices, correspondence and a receipt book.

Buckerfield's (Armstrong, B.C.)

Interior Provincial Exhibition fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1993

The fonds consists of ledgers, minutes (1911-1930), correspondence, financial records, entry forms, and prize lists (1909-1993).

Interior Provincial Exhibition

Stanley R.S. Bayne fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1899-1935

The fonds consists of Stanley Bayne's farm diaries (1899-1935) and farmers account book (1925-1926). Entries in diary after Stanley Bayne's death in 1933 made by his son, Sydney Bayne. Fonds includes Dominion meteorological registers (1900-1933) for the Alberni Station of the Canadian Meteorological Service completed by Stanley Bayne.

Bayne, Stanley R.S.

Western Turf Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1918

The fonds consists of minutes of the Revelstoke Turf Association and the Western Turf Association. Minute book also includes minutes of the Revelstoke Agricultural Society (1909-1912).

Western Turf Association (Revelstoke, B.C.)

Victor B. Harrison fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1918

The fonds consists primarily of applications, affidavits and correspondence regarding granting of crown grants to Nanaimo-area residents. Applications were processed in 1917, but include information about early settlers and the social aspects of their lives.

Harrison, Victor B.

Purity Bakery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1941

The fonds consists of a bank account book (1935-1941).

Purity Bakery

Richard Toynbee photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870-1960]

The collection consists of photographs collected from pioneer families on Salt Spring Island to be used in the book "Snapshots of Early Salt Spring Island and Other Favoured Islands", published in 1978.

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