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Postcard Album

Series contains 86 postcards placed in an album in no particular order. The dated postcards range from 1906 to 1913, and were primarily addressed to Mrs. Walter I. Dixon [Jane Gillis], and also to Mr. Walter I. Dixon and Raymond Dixon. Postcards were sent from a number of relatives and friends. A number of the postcards depict locations in Canada as well as the United States. Most of the postcards contain messages.

Newspaper clippings

File contains eight newspaper clippings concerning the Oxford University expedition to Ellesmere Land in 1934 – 1935.

Newspaper clippings

Series consists of one file of newspaper clippings concerning the Oxford University expedition to Ellesmere Land in 1934 – 1935.

Noel Humphreys collection

  • UNBC 2000.18
  • Collection
  • 1934-1935

Collection consists of eight newspaper clippings, seven of which are a series of articles on the findings of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition, with the eighth being a photograph of the Expedition’s winter quarters in Etah, Greenland. Five of the articles were written by the expedition leader, Mr. Noel Humphreys and the other two were written by members of the Expedition, Mr. Moore and Mr. Haig-Thomas. The articles were originally published in the “Times” of London but the clippings appear to be from the “New Zealand Herald”.

The Marvelous Maldive Islands

Consists of 1 copy of article from National Geographic entitled "The Marvelous Maldive Islands : Sun-drenched Atolls in the Indian Ocean Hold a Seagirt Sultanate Where Phones Rarely Ring and Kites Fly from Office Windows," by Alan Villiers.

Vancouver Maritime Museum St. Roch research collection

  • Fonds
  • 1926-2006

The records in this research collection were created and received by three separate juridical entities carrying out three different administrative functions. Firstly, the research collection includes records created and received by the crew of the <i>St. Roch</i> and other members of the RCMP and its governing body during the ships active existence. Secondly, the collection includes records that were created and received by the Vancouver Maritime Museum regarding the restoration and ongoing preservation and display of the ship. The collection also includes the records created and received by Parks Canada pertaining to the time during which that organization was responsible for the care and display of the ship. Finally this collection includes records relating to the fundraising voyage of the RCMP vessel the <i>Nadon</i>, during the period in which in was renamed the <i>St. Roch</i> II, as well as the records of the ice breaker the <i>Simon Fraser</i> which accompanied the Nadon on this voyage.;The records relate to the building of the <i>St. Roch</i>, the activities carried out by its crew members during its active career, the retirement of the <i>St. Roch</i> to Vancouver, the construction of the A-frame shelter, the preservation of the ship, exhibition of the ship and related items, as well as records created through research to support these curatorial activities. The records also relate to various fundraising activities carried out by the both the Vancouver Maritime Museum and the RCMP, specifically the voyage of the <i>Nadon</i> and the <i>Simon Fraser</i> and the sale of Ken Kirbys painting, Isumataq.;The collection consists of agreements, articles, artifact lists, books, business cards, budgets, guest books, contact lists, correspondence, drawings, ship plans, architectural plans, financial records, invitations, memoranda, minutes of meetings, permission forms, photographs, notes, press releases, publications (books, pamphlets newspaper articles), receipts, reports, schedules, slides, negatives, surveys, manuals, audio cassettes, video cassette, log books, reports, maps, and a flag.;The collection is arranged in six series: Administrative; Crew; Logs and Reports of the St. Roch; Research Materials; Technical Documents from the <i>St. Roch</i>; and <i>St. Roch</i> II / <i>Simon Fraser</i>.

T.E. Lee fonds : 1920

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 198-?]

The fonds consists of Lee's notebook describing travels as a surveyor accompanying F.C. Swannell on the north coast and in the northwest interior of B.C.

Lee, T.E.

Stanley Henderson fonds

  • MMB L459
  • Fonds
  • 1891

The fonds consists of diary of Henderson's sealing venture as a hunter on the schooner Vancouver Belle in 1891.

Henderson, Stanley

Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton fonds: [ca. 1864-1865]

  • LMA MS 34
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1999]

The fonds consists of 29 photographs copied from the presentation album sent to Sir Bulwer-Lytton. Includes scenes of New Westminster in 1864, steamboats, lakes along the Harrison route, scenes in the Fraser Canyon, towns of Yale, Lytton, Port Douglas, Pemberton, Clinton, and also groups of people, including A.C. Elliott and Joseph W. Trutch. The photographs are arranged in the order of the two gold-rush routes to the Cariboo, one by the Harrison-Lillooet route and one by the Fraser Canyon route.

Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron

San Francisco Bay map collection

  • Fonds
  • [1949?]

Collection consists of maps (in the form of photocopies, sketches, and photographs) used by Neal Harlow while writing his book "The Maps of San Francisco Bay".

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