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CA BCA accession 2011.118 · Fonds · 1942-1983, predominant 1962-1971

The fonds consists of the following series: Briefs relating to Indian arts and welfare, 1942-1958; Correspondence relating to general subjects, arts and crafts, B.C. and Canadian government departments, and native organizations, 1961-1972; Financial records, 1948-83; Governance records, including constitution, general, executive and committee minutes and reports, 1951-1981; Publications, 1947-1981; Visitors' Book, 1950-1983; Newspaper clipping scrapbooks, 1946-1971; and the Ravenhill Copper plaque, donated by Ravenhill in 1952, and awarded three times between 1956-1959.

British Columbia Indian Arts Society
Theses
CA CCOQ C5-S07-SS4 · Subseries · 1953 - 2008
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries consists of theses and dissertations based on research and findings at Riverview Hospital. It was originally a division in the museum library collection.

CA CCOQ C5-S08-SS4 · Subseries · 1951 - 1976
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries consists of an incomplete run of volumes of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing (formerly the Psych Nurse and The Psychiatric Nurse) collected by the School of Psychiatric Nursing.

The first edition of the journal (1951) was a joint project sponsored by the newly created Council of British Columbia Psychiatric Nurses Association and the Saskatchewan Psychiatric Nurses Association. The first edition was published by Godfrey Haliburton, editor of the Burquitlam Star. The next several issues were jointly sponsored projects and were not in a continuous cycle of production. This subseries includes the first issue in 1951, and the first quarterly issue from 1952.

In the 1960s the journal changed ownership and was published by The Psychiatric Nurses' Association of Canada. They abbreviated its name to The Psych Nurse, and in June 1966 changed the name of the journal to The Canadian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing. The subseries contains v.2, no. 2 (1962); v.4, no. 1 (1965); v.7, no. 1,3-7, 9 (1966); v.8, no. 2-3, 5-10 (1967); v.9, no. 1-10 (1968); and v.10, no. 1-5, 7-10 (1969).

Throughout its history the journal features articles from nurses at Riverview Hospital.

Miscellaneous publications
CA CCOQ C5-S07-SS3 · Subseries · 1934 - 2003
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries contains miscellaneous reference materials that were not related to scholarly communications or public relations materials. It was originally a division in the museum library collection. Record types include guides, assorted journal articles and reports, newspaper articles, and best practices.

CA CCOQ C5-S08-SS2 · Subseries · 1937-1998
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries consists of nursing annuals (yearbooks) given to nursing students at their graduation. The annuals include lists of graduating students and their photographs, as well as other information about the school year. Additionally, the subseries includes two reunion books for the graduating classes of 1957 and 1958.

Riverview staff publications
CA CCOQ C5-S07-SS2 · Subseries · 1940 - 2007
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries consists of scholarly communications of Riverview Hospital staff as well as materials collected for the purposes of reference and future research. It was originally a division in the museum library collection.

Records include articles reprinted from medical and psychiatric journals, proceedings from symposia and conferences, and other scholarly publications used for reference.

Administrative records
CA CCOQ C5-S04-SS1 · Subseries · 1912 - 2001
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries consists of records related to the administration and operation of Riverview Hospital that were made and received by the Hospital. Records include employee handbooks, regulations, procedures, codes, manuals; program materials; telephone and physician directories; annual reports; financial information; blank hospital forms; a certificate of incorporation; and the Riverview Tree Inventory.

CA CCOQ C5-S07-SS1 · Subseries · 1985-2013
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries consists of public relations communications about the history and development of Riverview Hospital made by the Province, privately owned television, and from the Hospital itself. It was originally a division in the museum library collection. This subseries shows aspects of life at Riverview Hospital from anecdotes of former employees, to land use surveys, and digitized videos of different hospital wings and buildings.

Record types include reports, pamphlets, a videocassette, and DVDs containing digitized materials.

CA CCOQ C5-S08-SS1 · Subseries · 1913 - 2000
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries consists of records related to administrative, operational, and financial functions at at the School of Psychiatric Nursing as well as records from its events and graduations. The subseries also includes some records from New Westminster Public Hospital for the Insane, with unclear chain of custody.

Record types include manuals, reports, policies and procedures, histories, study notes, staff lists, programs, minutes, pay slips, constitutions, and bylaws.

CA CCOQ C5-S01-SS05 · Subseries · [191-] - 2008
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries consists primarily of photographs that depict aspects of social and administrative life at Riverview Hospital and the nursing school. These photographs include staff and volunteer portraits, identification photographs, retirement and goodbye teas, awards dinners, luncheons, grand openings, seminars, lectures, courses, staff trips, holiday events, displays, and graduations from the School of Psychiatric Nursing. Additionally, this subseries contains photographs depicting the interiors and exteriors of buildings on Riverview Hospital grounds, the Woodlands School (TWS), as well as various public works projects, vehicles, and medical supplies used by the hospital staff.

Record types consists largely of silver gelatin negatives in large format cellulose acetate sheets and cellulose acetate film strips. The subseries also contains chromogenic colour negative film strips and large format sheets, silver gelatin DOP prints, a photograph album, and a scrapbook.

Personal Collections
CA CCOQ C5-S09 · Series · 1905 - 2018
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This series consists of records that were original personal fonds and collections acquired and preserved by the Riverview Hospital Historical Society's during its existence. It contains the personal collections of nurses, doctors, general staff, British Columbia's first Provincial Botanist, and a patient at Riverview Hospital. Each file includes records such as study notes, photographs, ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings and pamphlets.

The series consists of 15 files, each corresponding to its original creator or donor: Ken Baker, Loretta Barnet, Ultan Patrick Byrne, Jean Campbell, Edna Colvin, John Davidson, Sheila Dumore, William Headridge, Alyce Hockin, Lois Kaldestad, Catherine Murray, Judy Pendry, Dorothy Pocock, Hazel Shepard, and Georgina Bernice Petty.

CA CCOQ C5-S08 · Series · 1913 - 2000
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This series consists of records created and accumulated by the School of Psychiatric Nursing at Riverview Hospital. It includes administrative and financial records that informed the operation of the School, annuals (yearbooks) of each graduating class of the School, the publications accumulated from national psychiatric nursing organizations, as well as graduation and departmental photographs.

Record types in this series include manuals, reports, policies, handbooks, staff lists, event programmes and invitations, minutes, study notes, yearbooks, and publications.

British Columbia. School of Psychiatric Nursing
Reference Materials
CA CCOQ C5-S07 · Series · 1934 - 2013
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This series consists of assorted materials collected for reference purposes by the Riverview Hospital Historical Society and originally acted as a reference library when the Society ran its museum. It contains publications, clipped articles, studies, DVDs, transcripts, and pamphlets. In addition to its reference collection, the series contains a subseries of the scholarly communications and theses arising from research undertaken at Riverview Hospital. Many publications are originals; however this series also consists of copies of articles.

For newsletters created by Riverview Hospital that were an original, distinct collection from the museum library collection, see Series 03: Riverview Hospital Publications and Communications. For newspaper clipping files that also were an original, distinct collection from the museum library, see Series 06: News Clippings.

News Clippings
CA CCOQ C5-S06 · Series · 1870 - 2016
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This series is the clipping collection accrued and maintained by the Riverview Hospital Historical Society. It includes original and copied newspaper clippings related to Riverview Hospital. This series also includes correspondence from the office of the Executive Director of Riverview Hospital on the topic of specific news articles and events. Record types in this series include newspaper clippings, photocopies, printed website content, one scrapbook, and one poster.

Riverview Hospital Historical Society
CA CCOQ C5-S04 · Series · 1912 - 2001
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This series consists of records related to the administration and operation of Riverview Hospital as well as some of the official events and programs organized by the hospital. The series is arranged in two subseries:

SS1: Administrative records
SS2: Event records

Records in this series include manuals, directories, inventories, regulations, procedures, correspondence, programmes and invitations.

British Columbia. Riverview Hospital
CA CCOQ C5-S03 · Series · 1954 - 2002
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This series consists of publications and communications created by Riverview Hospital and related agencies, including the titles Association News - News of the Essondale Branch of the B.C. Government Employees Association; Connections; Insight - Riverview Hospital Staff Newsletter; the Leader; Mental Health Branch Newsletter, Mental Health Services News, Outasight, Riverview Hospital Review, the Provincial and the Riverview Hospital Volunteer Association.

Record types include letter size booklets and photocopies of publications.

CA CCOQ F12-S02 · Series · 1953 - 2008
Part of Don Cunnings fonds

The series consists of records created and accumulated by Cunnings and reflect his personal and professional interests. These records were accumulated by Cunnings for the purposes of reference and posterity rather than documenting the activities of the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department during his tenure.

The personal records consist of a letter of appointment as well as a selection of documentaries used by Cunnings as reference. His professional records contain photographs, ephemera, and correspondence generated in the course of Cunnings' positions as a gymnastics teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes, the Division Head of Essondale's Crease Clinic Recreation Therapy Department, and as a founding member of Coquitlam Search and Rescue (SAR).

Cunnings, Don
Photographs
CA CCOQ C5-S01 · Series · [191-] - 2008
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

The series consists of photographs predominantly depicting aspects of social and administrative life at Riverview Hospital and the School of Psychiatric Nursing as well as and Colony Farm. The photographs in the series portray the everyday social life of Riverview Hospital staff and volunteers as well as events, meetings, gatherings, and kinds of work they undertook. Additionally the series depicts scenes of Riverview Hospital's many buildings in varying states of completion, portraits of prize winning livestock (Holstein cattle, Clydesdale and Belgian horses), scenes during periods of flooding at Colony Farm, and equipment, vehicles, and technology used by the Hospital.

The glass plate negatives in Subseries 01 and 04 are known to have been taken by W.J. Moore, a prominent Vancouver photographer. It is possible that the entire collection was taken by W.J. Moore, although it has not been possible to confirm. Some photographs in Subseries 02 are thought to depict the Provincial Hospital for the Insane in New Westminster. Photographs in Subseries 04 are also thought to depict the Dominion Experimental Farm in Agassiz, B.C.

Record types consists largely of silver gelatin negatives in large format cellulose acetate sheets and cellulose acetate film strips. The subseries also contains a collection of glass plate negatives, chromogenic colour negative film strips and large format sheets, silver gelatin DOP prints, a photograph album, and a scrapbook.

CA CCOQ F37-S01 · Series · 1962 - 2016
Part of Burquitlam Lions Club fonds

The series consists of records pertaining to the Burquitlam Lions Club's (BLC) administrative and membership activities. It contains material relating to the history and objectives of the BLC, including its constitution and policies, as well as the day-to-day operations of the club. Additionally, it contains membership records, a core aspect of BLC administration.

The series is divided into several subseries: membership records; agendas and minutes of meetings; constitution, policies and procedures; correspondence.

The series consists primarily of textual material. Record types represented in the series include the following: membership reports (MMRs, lists, and schedules), information about individual members, agendas, reports, and meeting minutes, motion books, constitutions, procedures, policies, agreements, ephemera, internal correspondence, and correspondence with other organizations.

Burquitlam Lions Club
Dr. Serge Vanry fonds
CA VHEC RA035 · Fonds · 1940–1946; 2018

Fonds is comprised of photographs, certificates, identity and repatriation cards, correspondence and photocopies of administrative records. Records pertain to the experiences of the Vanry family during the Holocaust in France. Fonds also includes photographs and a speech created as a result of Serge Vanry’s participation in a ceremony honouring his rescuers, René and Marguerite Poignard of Neuvy-en-Sullias, held in France in 2018.

Fonds is arranged into the following two series: Family records ([1942 or 1943]–1945, 2018) and Photographs (1940–[circa 1945]; 2018).

Vanry, Serge
Nora Miller fonds
CA FFG P995.7 · Fonds · [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting beautiful black and white prints of the c. 1900 era of the old Fort George, group portraits; scows; paddle wheelers; pioneer women; clothing styles; commercial/retail business; transportation vehicles and scenic views of the newer Prince George; Prince Rupert and Quesnel areas.

Miller, Nora
CA LCM MSS 48 · Fonds · 1946-1965

The fonds consists of assorted annual reports of the Langley Memorial Hospital in Langley, B.C., the hospital's Constitution and By-laws (1946, 1953), and programmes of the opening ceremonies of the new hospital (1965) and floor plans for the new hospital.

Langley Memorial Hospital
CA LCM MSS 264 · Fonds · 1982-1999

Fonds consists of the following series: financial records series, 1985-1994, Seniors Strawberry Ball records series, 1987-1989, and Senior of the Year series, 1989-1999.

Langley Senior Resources Society
Spear's Nursing Home fonds
CA LCM MSS 19 · Fonds · 1921-1938

The fonds consists of the register (1921-1938) from Spear's Nursing Home.

Spear's Nursing Home
CA FTST MS 42 · Fonds · 1912-1913

Fonds consists of a minute book of the Fort Steele Hospital Board from 1912-1913. The minutes include correspondence.

Fort Steele Hospital Board