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Cornelius Bryant collection

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied ca. 1975 (originally created 1880 -1893)

Collection consists of a page from an album that includes a British program for the 1887 Harvest Festival Service led by Cornelius Bryant and a file of photocopied receipts and invoices from Nanaimo businesses, 1880-1893. The receipts may have been collected by M.A. Kenny whose name appeared on the envelope that contained them.

Dominion Express Company (Nanaimo) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1897-1898

Fonds consists of a letterbook which records dates, destinations and delivery charges of the Dominion Express Company in Nanaimo. Some correspondence is included. William McGirr was agent of the Nanaimo office in 1898.

Dominion Express Company (Nanaimo, B.C.)

Nanaimo Foundry fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1979

Fonds consists of the business records of the Nanaimo Foundry. Fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Plans, Quotes and Technical Drawings; 2) Photographs; 3) Work Orders and 4) Pattern Book.

Nanaimo Foundry

Nanaimo Harbourside Arts and Conference Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1981-1987

Fonds consists of building proposals, a feasibility study, minutes, reports and notes related to the development of an arts and conference centre.

Nanaimo Harbourside Arts and Conference Society

Bond's Fish & Chips Restaurant fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952

Fonds consists of newspaper clippings and interior and exterior photographs of the Bond's restaurant location at 449 Nicol Street. Also includes images of Warner and Laurie Bond.

Bond's Fish & Chips Restaurant

Chatwin Engineering Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1926-1968

Fonds consists of a photograph album with views of Malaspina Hotel (originally called the Nanaimo Community Hotel) from its construction in 1927 to interior shots from the 1960s and a copy of the original construction specifications. The fonds is arranged in two series: 1) Photographs and 2) Specifications.

Chatwin Engineering Ltd.

A.E. Planta fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903-1911

The fonds consists of business correspondence (1903-1908), Fire Insurance applications and policy reports (1908-1909), and a receipt book (1911).

Planta, A.E., b. 1868

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

Britannia Hotel fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903-1913

Fonds consists of a ledger recording the monthly receipts and expenditures of the hotel. Each double page covers one month. The daily total of receipts is entered on the left hand leaf and the right hand folio has the specific expenditures of each day.

Britannia Hotel (Nanaimo, B.C.)

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