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 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 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 Reference files include unpublished manuscripts authored by John Cass on the history of the symphony.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 photograph negatives and prints of the Nanaimo region as well as personal records of Leslie Englefield.Englefield Studio
Fonds consists of the personal papers of the McGill and Cunningham families. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Photographs; 2) Certificates; 3) Correspondence; 4) Sketch book and art work; 5) Diaries and 6) Miscellaneous.McGill (family)
Fonds consists of material generated and accumulated by John Cass in his role as unofficial Nanaimo historian. The fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Manuscripts; 3) Research files and 4) Newspaper Clippings; 5) and Photographs.Cass, John, 1921-
The fonds consists of constitution (1863-1864), cashbook (1878-1886), Debating and Elocution Class minutes (1880-1891), and minutes (1880-1885). The minute book for the Debating and Elocution class also records rentals of the Hall by community groups (1887-1892).Nanaimo Literary Institute
The fonds consists of 46 manuscripts on aspects of the social history and personalities of Nanaimo.Nicholson, Wilfred, 1908-
Fonds consists predominantly of the historical writings of Rhoda Beck and also includes a notebook that belonged to Samuel Drake and a notebook and scrapbook (related to the Princess Royal Settlers) of historical information compiled by Maria Devlin.Devlin (family)
The fonds consists of constitution and reports, minutes of meetings (1934-1943, 1957-1966), general files (1936-1966), programs (1946, 1961-1966), and scrapbooks and newsclippings.Nanaimo Women's Musical Club
Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Martha A. Kenny, including correspondence; family photographs and documents, an autograph album (1886), booklet of favourite quotations, a diary, drafts and manuscripts of historical writings including "Notes on Early Days in Nanaimo", "Some of Nanaimo's Early Buildings" transcripts of Cornelius Bryant's journal and letters, numerous articles written by Beth Greenwood and a catalogue of her collection of Indian artifacts. Fonds also includes six scrapbooks, primarily of clippings of historical events but also including one of seaweed specimens and one of dried flowers.Kenny, Martha A.
Fonds consists of building proposals, a feasibility study, minutes, reports and notes related to the development of an arts and conference centre.Nanaimo Harbourside Arts and Conference Society
Fonds consists of records related to the governance and activities of the Nanaimo Historical Society. Fonds is arranged in the following series 1) Executive records; 2) Sound recordings; 3) Nanaimo Local History Research group records; 4) Speeches and historical writings; 5) Register of residents; and 6) Photographs.Nanaimo Historical Society
The fonds consists of minutes, including constitution and bylaws, and list of initial members of Nanaimo Silver Coronet Band, also known as the Nanaimo Junior Brass Band. Minutes occasionally note rates of pay and some music played.Nanaimo Silver Coronet Band
Collection consists of pen and ink drawings of the following: 610 Selby Street (Beck Residence); 755 Terminal Avenue (Wardill Residence); 28 Front Street (Tom Brown's Autobody); detail of 28 Front Street; 102 Fry Street Young Residence); 2 images of the Miner's Cottage known as the Rowbottom Residence (at 100 Cameron Road); St. Paul's Church; 279 Selby Street (Gilbert Residence) detail; 17 Church Street (Great National Land Building) detail; 673 Selby Street (Sullivan Residence) detail; 133 Milton (Wood Residence) detail; an Eagle's Hall detail; a doodle that appears to be a likeness of a petroglyph; and two homes on Cranberry Avenue. The drawings were created by Hofman for the Heritage Commission's publication Columns, Cornices and Coal (1998).
Fonds consists of material created and accumulated by Seiriol Williams. Records are arranged into series as follows 1) Papers and memorabilia; 2) Talks and writings and 3) Photographs.Williams, Seiriol Llewlyn
The fonds consists of legal documents relating to property in Newcastle Townsite purchased by Lewis in 1912; correspondence; and memorabilia, including scrapbooks, guestbook, and two transcripts of interviews with William Barraclough in 1962 and 1963.Lewis, William