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Stuart Carson collection

  • Collection
  • [194-]

The collection consists 76 negatives and 9 photographs from the 1940s. It includes scenes around Prince Rupert during the Second World War such as gun placements, artillery on boats, soldiers, ship building at the dry dock, Hays Creek, CN Park, downtown views, fish boats, family, and a concert.

Carson, Stuart

British Columbia Assessment Authority collection

  • Collection
  • 1923- [195-]

The collection consists of maps and photographs. It includes two surveys of Inverness Cannery (1923, 1934), a blueprint showing wartime houses' sewer connections (1945), a Canadian National Railways map of the waterfront showing businesses (1947), and photographs of buildings and homes in Prince Rupert and Shawatlans (195-).

British Columbia Assessment Authority (Prince Rupert, B.C.)

George Smith family fonds

  • CA WVAN 033
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1994

The fonds consists of material relating to the personal and professional life of B.C. land surveyor George Smith, and his father Darius Smith who was a ferry captain for the West Vancouver Ferry Company. The material includes photographs, newspaper clippings, certificates, memorial information, booklets, postcards, maps, publications, papers, and diaries.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Personal life
Series 3: Publications and maps
Series 4: Captain Darius Smith

Smith, George (family)

Brunswick Cannery (Canoe Pass) fonds

  • CA DMA CR-108
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-1942

The fonds consists of records generated by the operation of the Brunswick Cannery on Canoe Pass from 1897 to 1926, under the ownership of the Brunswick Cannery Company, and after 1902, under the ownership of the British Columbia Packers Association and British Columbia Fishing and Packing Company Ltd. The fonds also includes records belonging to the Anglo American Canning Company Ltd. probably because the company's president, Francis Griffin Bell, became the manager of Brunswick Cannery for the Association in 1902. The fonds includes licenses, contracts, financial and fishermen's records generated by daily operations, plant inventories, and correspondence. The records are not complete. The records reflect its operation as a branch of the British Columbia Packers Association and therefore give insight into the operation of the Association. The fonds has been arranged into 9 series: annual reports, correspondence, financial records, fishermen's records, Francis G. Bell family records, legal records, miscellaneous material, personnel records, and plant inventories.

Brunswick Cannery (Canoe Pass, B.C.)

Bullion Mines collection

  • CA UNBC 2000.15
  • Collection
  • 1894 - 1925

The fonds consists of six company ledgers: 1894 - 1896, 1896, 1898 - 1901, 1900, 1904 - 1905, 1923 - 1926. Also includes 15 pages of correspondence and notes. The ledgers note expenses for various operations in the mine and in the company owned premises in town. The letters and notes concern the purchase of explosives for the mine and discusses the Consolidated Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company.

Bullion Mines

West Kootenay Power and Light Company fonds

  • CA RMDC MS 43
  • Fonds
  • 1896-2001

Fonds consists of textual and photographic records of the West Kootenay Power and Light Company from 1896-2001. Includes mission statement, correspondence, financial records, stock certificates, legal records, applications, petitions, personnel, annual reports, reports, specifications, publications, certificates, maps, lists, ephemera, photographs, other information, and clippings.

West Kootenay Power and Light Company

Apiculture (beekeeping) collection

  • CA SFU F-110
  • Collection
  • [after 1898] - [200-]

The Apiculture (beekeeping) collection is an artificial grouping of documentary materials relating to the methods, science and culture of beekeeping. The collection was established by the SFU Archives as a complement to its other holdings relating to apiculture, such as the fonds of the British Columbia Honey Producers' Association (F-147), and the papers of SFU faculty member Mark Winston (F-174).

The collection consists of publications, conference proceedings, minutes, correspondence, photographs, and moving images. Material includes government publications, correspondence and registers of provincial beekeepers in British Columbia; published research articles, presentations and reports; course outlines and course material relating to the Bee Masters program and honey judging in British Columbia; photographs of various BC beekeeping activities and personalities; copies of meeting minutes and other records of various beekeeping associations in British Columbia and Canada; moving images featuring beekeeping activities and topics; and various subject files relating to the history of beekeeping in BC.

James A. Brown fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903- 1918

The fonds consists of correspondence. Included is a letter from Brown's mother, a cancelled cheque from the North Coast Commercial Co. Ltd., and letters from A.R. Williams Machining Co. Limited and Simon Leiser & Co.

Brown, James A.

Leask & Johnson Lumber Company fonds

  • CA FTST MS 25
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1912

The fonds consists of textual records of Leask & Johnson Lumber Company. Includes correspondence and a telegraph manifold book and shareholders' register.

Leask & Johnson Lumber Company

Delta Shingle Mill collection

  • CA DMA CR-133
  • Collection
  • 1910-1916

The collection consists of 22 photographs that show in a variety of detail the operation and structures of a shingle mill and logging railroad in North Delta in the early part of the 1900's. The collection includes photographs of the owner, Wesley Thompson, his family, and mill workers. The donor also provided photocopies of clippings and genealogical information about the Thompson family, which are located in the Archives Reference files under Wesley Thompson.

Delta Shingle Mill

J. Gunnard Anderson family collection

  • Collection
  • 1914- 1966

Collection contains photographs and negatives. Includes family and friends, Gunnard's boat "Ross A", the United Church, and a Grade 3 class photo from Borden Street School (1945).

Anderson, J. Gunnard

William James Turnbull fonds

  • CA WVAN 068
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1961

The fonds consists of records relating to the personal and professional life of William James Turnbull, owner and operator of the West Vancouver Lumber Company Limited. The material consists of newspaper clippings, legal agreements, correspondence, patent documents, promotional material, photographs, postcards, technical drawings, name tag, and patent number labels.

The fonds is arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Personal life
Series 2: West Vancouver Lumber Company Limited
Series 3: Indoor curling game and company

Turnbull, William James

Goodwin Johnson fonds

  • CA WVAN 034
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1966

The fonds consists of material generated and collected by Goodwin Johnson during his tenure as managing director of the Capilano Timber Company and president of the B.C. Loggers Association.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Capilano Timber Company

Johnson, Goodwin

William H. Brett fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919- 1956

The fonds consists of business and personal documents belonging to William H. Brett. It includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings (1935- 1951), ephemera (1912-1970), a Pacific Great Eastern Railway timeline (1919- 1946), reports of hotel companies including the Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartender's Union (1954- 1956), reports of the Prince Rupert General Hospital and Civic Employees Union (1952- 1953), personal correspondence from 1954, documents (1923, 1939, 1946), business correspondence (1953- 1956) regarding Allied Hotel and Beverage Dispenser's Union, a copy of The History of the Tsimpsean Lodge No. 58 written by Thomas McClymont, and an album containing photographs of family, friends, and some fishing scenes. There is also a photograph of the 1948 Annual Convention of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada in Victoria.

Brett, William H.

British Columbia Honey Producers Association fonds

  • CA SFU F-147
  • Fonds
  • 1923 - 2005

The fonds comprises records made or received in the course of administering the BCHPA's central and divisional organizations and carrying out their functions and programs. Most of the records originated with the Central Executive. Activities documented include board, committee and general members' meetings; correspondence of BCHPA officers; management of Association finances; evolution of the BCHPA constitution, by-laws and organizational structure; advice to governments and intervention in public policy debates relating to apiculture; production of the Association's newsletter; development of beekeeping educational programs and seminars; and participation in markets, exhibits and fairs. Records include constitution and by-laws; meeting agendas, minutes and supporting papers; correspondence; reports and briefs; cash books; grant applications and proposals; copies of the Association newsletter; and course outlines and teaching material.

British Columbia Honey Producers Association

Albert E. Wood family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925 - 1958

The fonds consists of records from the Albert E. Wood family. It includes personal and business correspondence, three nursing notebooks belonging to Marguerite Wood, certificates, ephemera and photographs of family, scenes in Prince Rupert such as fishing boats, the cold storage plant, 5th Avenue West and 2nd Avenue West in the 1920s, Rebekah Lodge members, Tsimpsian Lodge members, the 1930 graduating class of the Prince Rupert Hospital School of Nursing, Bill Smith and Bill Wilson-Murray of Northern B.C. Power. It also includes records and postcards from Margaret Maddrell, Bert Wood's sister, and her first husband, Thomas Clwydd Williams.

Wood (family : Prince Rupert, B.C.)

William Baillie collection

  • Collection
  • 1928- 1935

The collection consists of photographs of the 1928 Prince Rupert City Billiard League winners, and employees of the Canadian Fish & Cold Storage plant in Seal Cove.

Baillie, William

BC Deep Sea Fishermen's Union fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932- 1967

The fonds consists of a charter, cashbooks, a "Sick Benefit Fund" journal book, agreements, correspondence, minutes, and reference files.

British Columbia Deep Sea Fishermen's Union

Canadian Fish & Cold Storage employees Seal Cove Plant

  • Item
  • [ca. 1935]

Postcard depicts Canadian Fish & Cold Storage employees at the Seal Cove plant in Prince Rupert, ca. 1935. Included in the photograph are Alex Strachan, Alec Murray, Arthur Bell, Bob Woods, Pete Christ, Mr. Pick, Tom Elliott, Bill Hunter, John Murray, Jimmie Hillman, Alec Gomez, William Baillie, Joe Martin, Harry Worsfield, Joe Davidson, Jim Taylor, Ted Davidson, Mr. Lawson, Charles Baptie, and James H. McGlashan.

Baillie, William

Kris and Gunvor Berg collection

  • Collection
  • 1936- 1962

The collection consists of ration books, tokens from the Second World War, declarations, receipts, and an application for sick mariners service. Included are photographs of Kris's fishing vessel "Clear."

Berg, Kris & Gunvor

Arlene Ashcroft collection

  • Collection
  • 1937- 1945

The collection consists of a photo album that contains photographs of military personnel. Also included are postcards sent to Arlene Russell, newspaper clippings, and military artifacts such as badges, pins, and Second World War artifacts.

Ashcroft, Arlene

Denis Marshall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-2011

65 cm textual records
1746 Prints, photographic

Marshall, Denis Paul

J. Kenneth Dopson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944, 1983

The fonds consists of photographs of the Prince Rupert Drydock. Seven of the photographs were taken during the war and the others were taken later in 1983 when it was demolished.

Dopson, J. Kenneth

British Columbia Packers Ltd fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949- 1976

The fonds consists of textual records from business transactions at BC Packers Sunnyside Cannery between 1949 and 1976. These include receipts, coupon books from BC Packers Ltd., Nelson Bros. Fisheries Ltd., and J.H. Todd & Sons Ltd. Also includes packer sheets, fishermen's weekly statements, journal vouchers, invoices, forms, and correspondence of various fishermen at Sunnyside.

British Columbia Packers

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

  • CA UNBC 2000.1
  • Fonds
  • 3 Apr.1952 - 15 Mar. 1993

Fonds consists of textual, photographic, cartographic, electronic and promotional films/video recordings related to the mining operations of Cassiar Asbestos Mining Corporation (CAMC) and creation of Cassiar townsite. CAMC records primarily consist of records related to mining operations including construction, engineering, daily mining operations, administration of CAMC, tallies of extractions, labour and union activities, corporate events and visits by dignitaries. Townsite records are primarily visual representations of townsite construction, including the creation of health, education and community services including Cassiar's private hospital, school, library, as well as townsite images. Photographs include documentation of natural and man-made landscapes within the Cassiar region of Northern BC. Other holdings include a near complete run of Cassiar's community newspaper.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd.

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