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University of British Columbia Library Okanagan Special Collections
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Simpson Family fonds

  • CA OSC-ARC-02
  • Fonds
  • 1906-2009, predominant 1920-1979

Administrative HistoryThe Kelowna Sawmill dates from 1892 when it was first established by pioneer, Bernard Lequime, who subsequently sold it to David Lloyd-Jones, another pioneer, in 1901. Lloyd-Jones had a variety of business partners during the...

1910s – 1930s Early Days.

File consists of early photographs of precursors to S.M. Simpson, Ltd., predominantly ca. 1910 - 1939, with occasional outliers dating as recently as the 1950s. Featured in this collection are depictions of The Kelowna Sawmill (KSM), which was mov...

Lumb Stocks collection

Biographical sketch:Lumb Stocks (b. 1887 in Leicester, England, d. 1947 in Penticton, BC) immigrated to Kelowna in 1910. He traveled back in England in 1915 to marry his wife, Marion. Together they had five children: Peter, Beryl, Jack, Daphne, an...

Penticton Herald photograph collection

Subseries consists of an acquisition by Doug Cox of a collection of photographic negatives from the newspaper The Penticton Herald.Coverage includes themes such as the cultural events, sports, rodeo, telecommunications, buildings and community inf...

Penticton area research collection

Subseries consists of a photographic and oral history record of Penticton civic life from approximately 1910 through the mid 1970s, with predominant coverage during the middle decades of the twentieth century. Materials relate to sports, cultural ...

Archibald Murchie collection

Biographical sketch:Archibald Murchie (1852-1930) immigrated to Victoria, BC as an adult. His brother, Thomas Murchie would go on to found Murchie’s Tea and name his own son Archibald Murchie (1892-1925, and not to be confused with his namesake). ...

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