Fonds RBSC-ARC-1808 - Thomas K. Fleming research collection

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Thomas K. Fleming research collection

General material designation

  • Multiple media

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

RBSC-ARC-1808

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1861-2009 (Creation)
    Creator
    Fleming, Thomas Kingston

Physical description area

Physical description

8 photographs : col.
719 postage stamps
44 cm textual records

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1926-2015)

Biographical history

Thomas Kingston Fleming was born on March 2nd 1926 in Sardis, British Columbia to Philip and Marjorie Fleming. He had two brothers, Frank and Peter Fleming. He attended Victoria College and University of British Columbia, where he earned his degree in Commerce. Fleming was an entrepreneur, founder of Vintage Consultants, creator of the Kaatza Foundation, and had a long career with Balfour Forest Products. He was a trained chartered accountant, a supporter of education, and an amateur historian of British Columbia, the Pacific Northwest, and Canada.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The Thomas K. Fleming research collection consists of materials related to the settler colonial history of British Columbia, and more broadly, the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Record types include correspondence, newsletters, press clippings, printed materials, notes, maps, legal documents, as well as Fleming`s stamp collection and associated records. Historical records in the collection include content primarily from the nineteenth to early twentieth century on such subjects as forestry, travel, commerce, and postal history. The collection has been arranged into two series: Historical Records and Research Subject Files series, and Stamp Collection and Related Materials series.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

The collection arrived with no apparent arrangement, and files have been re-arranged to reflect the order described in this database. Where present the archivist maintained original file titles, as well as the original order of records within files.

Language of material

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Generated finding aid

Associated materials

Thomas K. Fleming's personal library was also donated to University of British Columbia library and is available for browsing through the U.B.C. catalogue here.

Related materials

Accruals

General note

Includes the following photographs: RBSC-ARC-1808-PH 01 to 08.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Description created by Claire Williams in March 2019.

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres