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Gwendolyn Thomas fonds

  • Fonds
  • Copied ca. 1988 (originally created ca. 1940)

Fonds consists of two certificates issued to Thomas: a Roll of Honour Certificate from Quennell School (1915) and a High School Entrance Certificate (1918). Includes reprints of a image of the entrance to Baxter's studio [on Victoria Crescent] and a view of the intersection of Wallace and Commercial Streets showing Spencer's and Safeway stores. Also includes an unidentified class photograph that was left at Baxter's studio.

Thomas, Gwendolyn

Chapel of Flowers, Westwood Hirst Funeral Home fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1951

Fonds consists of a funeral record book and ledger that records death details and funeral arrangements. Categories include name, age, place, cause and date of death, occupation, place of birth, where buried, name of doctor, and information about various costs related to the funeral. Also includes a surname index.

Chapel of Flowers, Westwood Hirst Funeral Home fonds

Charles Dick fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1941-1954

The fonds consists of Dick's school records and memorabilia, including report cards (1941-1954), sports ribbons, high school annuals, programs, invitations, health record, photographs, stamp book, scrapbook, and clippings.

Dick, Charles

Chase River Community Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1975-1979

The fonds consists of minutes (1976-1979), scrapbook of activities, and correspondence (1975-1978). The correspondence files are arranged in the following subjects: Board of School Trustees, City of Nanaimo, Department of Highways, Miscellaneous, Parks and Recreation, Publicity, and Regional District of Nanaimo.

Chase River Community Association

Chase River United Church Women fonds

  • NCAI 2004 015 A
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1968

The fonds consists of records related to the governance and activities of the Chase River United Church Women. Includes constitution and bylaws (national version), minutes (1962-1968), Chase River United Church Annual Report (1963), a programme of the inaugural service (1962), Nanaimo South Pastoral Charge (Cedar, South Wellington & Chase River) Annual Report (1964), copies of the national UCW publication "The Clip Sheet" (1962, 1965-66) and copies of the publication "Partners on the Frontiers of Christian Community (1965). The latter focusses on international missionary work.

Chase River United Church Women

City of Nanaimo Corporate Administration fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1875-2001

Fonds consists of records generated in the course of municipal business by the office of the City Clerk. The fonds is arranged in 25 series: 1) Better Housing Scheme; 2) Bylaws; 3) Council Agendas; 4) Correspondence; 5) Reports; 6) Minutes; 7) Disclosures; 8) Election Records; 9) Agreements; 10) Letters Patent; 11) Orders-in-Council; 12) Special Project Files; 13) Undermining Affidavits; 14) Contracts; 15) Secretary's Folders; 16) Leases; 17) Deeds; 18) Property Records; 19) Easements; 20) Restrictive Covenants; 21) Grants Committees; 22) Local Improvement Projects; 23) Petitions; 24) Photographs; and 25) Miscellaneous.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Corporate Administration

Doreen Ketchen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909, 1933, 1934, 1947

Fonds consists of four photographs. Images include a view of Earl Fletcher and classmates in front of Central School (1909), a view of Doreen Fletcher's class at North Ward School (1933), a view of Doreen Fletcher's class at Thomas Hodgson School (1934) and a view of the Nanaimo's BC Telephone office staff at the Malaspina Hotel (1947). One of the hotel's murals is visible in the photograph.

Ketchen, Doreen

Fred Taylor collection

  • Fonds
  • 1995-1997

Collection consists of correspondence and notes, compiled by Fred Taylor, related to the City of Nanaimo's acquisition of an old steam coal mine whistle from Air Chime Manufacturing Company. The coal mine whistle was blown every day in Nanaimo to announce shift changes and other mining related events. Includes a report on chain of title of various local mining companies and council minutes relating to Fred Taylor's role as negotiator of the whistle's return to Nanaimo. Also includes two photographs of Fred Taylor and Mayor Gary Korpan with whistle.

Frederick Williams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1918

The fonds consists of a diary recording movement, general conditions, and military activity of the Second Canadian Siege Battery during World War I.

Williams, Frederick

Gertrude Phillips fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1924-1940

The fonds consists of spiritual lessons and letter to C. Filmer (ca. 1935), poems (1937, 1940), astrological charts (1934), and books on Aquarian philosophy.

Phillips, Gertrude

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