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Gordon Head Women's Institute fonds

  • BCA MS-2007;98403-2
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1914

The fonds consists of a minute book, letter book, and photographs of the Gordon Head Women's Institute.

Gordon Head Women's Institute

Gordon McGregor Sloan fonds

  • BCA AAAA0475
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1965

The fonds consists of textual records and photographs related to the career and personal life of Gordon McGregor Sloan. This includes: his work on federal and provincial commissions; his arbitration and mediation of various labour disputes; his service on the British Columbia Court of Appeal; his private legal practice and his social and family life. The records are arranged into nine series that reflect his professional roles, his personal life, and specific records types found in the fonds. Series 1, Commission records, consists of reports, indexes, notes, commissioners record books and correspondence related to the Commission on the Capture of Salmon in the Sooke Area and Purse-Seines in the Gulf of Georgia, 1939, the Commission on Workmens Compensation, 1941-1942, and Commission on Forest Resources, 1943-1945. Series 2, Arbitration records, includes, annotated reference material, exhibits, submissions, newspaper clippings and editorials, correspondence, notes, agreements, briefs, a record book, and contracts related to various arbitrations. These arbitrations include: railway arbitration, IWA arbitrations, West Coast Shipbuilders arbitration, Ford Motor Company of Canada arbitration, Metalliferous mines dispute, telephone company arbitration, Sommers case, and BC civil servants. Series 3, Appeal Court correspondence, includes correspondence related to staffing, wage issues, appointments and resignations. This series also includes biographical notes about Gordon McGregor Sloans career. Series 4, Appeal Court records, consists of factums, judgements and memorandums of proceedings before the Appeal Court. A few of these records are annotated by Sloan. Series 5, Administrator correspondence and commissions, includes incoming and outgoing correspondence of Chief Justice Sloan in his position of Administrator of the Province of British Columbia (in absence of the Lieutenant-Governor), his commissions, and an opening and closing speech to the Legislature. Series 6, Legal diaries and correspondence, are yearly appointment diaries kept by Gordon McGregor Sloan while he practised law from 1924-1933. Many of the diaries include notes and correspondence. Series 7, Personal records, consists of correspondence, invitations, programs, newspaper clippings, personal journals, short stories and financial records. Some of the records belong to Nancy Sloan and relate to other family members including father, William Sloan. Also included in this series are some records of the Young Liberal Association and the Laurier Club held by Gordon McGregor Sloan and his son David Sloan. Series 8 is family and professional photographs. Series 9 is published material with annotations from Gordon McGregor Sloans library. Publications related to law and forestry, without annotations, were removed. Some publications which were identified as exhibits from the Commission on Forestry Resources, 1943-1945, were integrated into the records of GR-0520.

Sloan, Gordon McGregor

Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island fonds

  • BCA AAAA1160
  • Fonds
  • 1849-1866

The fonds consists of records generated by the governors of the Colony of Vancouver Island while fulfilling the role of commander-in-chief over Vancouver Island and adjacent islands for the Colonial Office of Great Britain. The fonds includes records created by governors Blanshard (1849-1851), Douglas (1851-1863), and Kennedy (1863-1866). Types of records include letterbooks and registers of correspondence, correspondence inward and outward, copies of dispatches, minutes, and proclamations, original laws and commissions.

Vancouver Island (Colony). Governor

Grace Darling fonds

  • BCA J/G/20.5/G75G
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1876

The fonds consists of the log book of the ship Grace Darling, as kept by Captain David Gilmore.

Grace Darling (Ship)

Guichon family fonds : 1908-1934

  • BCA MS-2102
  • Fonds
  • [Microfilmed 1984]

The fonds consists of correspondence, agreements, Quilchena Hotel registers, a journal and invoices.

Guichon (family)

Colonial Secretary of the Colony of Vancouver Island fonds

  • BCA AAAA1155
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1867

The fonds consists of records generated by the Colonial Secretary as administrative assistant to the Governor and government of the Colony of Vancouver Island. The fonds includes records created by the Colonial Secretary for the Governor and for the executive and legislative councils. It also includes records authored by the Legislative Council of the colony and maintained by the Colonial Secretary in his role as the keeper of official records. Types of records include letterbooks, indexes and registers of correspondence, letters inward and outward, proclamations and acts of the legislative council, marriage licenses, and miscellaneous papers pertaining to mining and to various militia groups on Vancouver Island.

Vancouver Island (Colony). Colonial Secretary

Commission on Claims Arising out of Riots on Vancouver Island fonds

  • BCA AAAA0474
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1916

The fonds consists of an alphabetical index to the claims and a numerical list of claimants (1916); the claims submitted to the commission arranged in numerical order (1916); additional documents and Commissioner Gregorys notes relating to specific claims (1916); transcripts of the commission hearings (1916); reports, statements and translations relating to the claims for damage to Chinese property (1913-1916); documents and proceedings relating to court cases that took place prior to the commission (1913-1916); correspondence (1913-1916); commissioners report (1916).

British Columbia. Commission on Claims Arising out of Riots

Commission on the Union Club, the Elks Club, Eureka Club, Chess Club, Playgoers Club and the Railway Porters Club fonds

  • BCA AAAA0037
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1905

The fonds consists of the commission appointing Hugh Archibald Maclean to investigate the Eureka, Chess, Elks, Union, Playgoers and Railway Porters Clubs (1905), the Commissioners report (1905), transcript of evidence (1905) and exhibits presented. Exhibits include six minute or record books of the Eureka, Chess and Elks clubs dated 1901-1905.

British Columbia. Commission on the Union Club, the Elks Club, Eureka Club, Chess Club, Playgoers Club and the Railway Porters Club

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