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British Columbia Fruit Growers' Association fonds

  • CA OSC-ARC-04
  • Fonds
  • 1932-2015

Administrative historyThe British Columbia Fruit Growers’ Association (BCFGA) was founded in 1889 in Vancouver in response to an increase in fruit cultivation in the province during the latter part of the nineteenth century, and a corresponding ne...

Sharron J. Simpson sous fonds

Sous fonds consists of documentation of Sharron J. Simpson’s activities between the years of approximately 1994 to 2011. Sous fonds is predominantly concerned with Sharron J. Simpson’s leadership in the Simpson Covenant court case in 2007 and 2008...

Sharron J. Simpson Research Files

Series consists of materials documenting Sharron J. Simpson’s efforts to collect external information about various aspects of her family history centering mainly on the history of S.M.S. Ltd., but not including research particular to the Simpson ...

Simpson, Sharron J.

Doug and Joyce Cox Research Collection

  • CA OSC ARC 01
  • Collection
  • 1865-2008, predominant 1900-1999

Collection consists of the documentation of Cox’s career as an historian and author. The collection is comprised predominantly of photographic material. There are approximately 15,000 unique photographic images: prints in various standard dimensi...

Simpson Covenant Court Case

Series documents Sharron J. Simpson’s activism as the leader of a legal initiative challenging the proposed dissolution of the Simpson Covenant, a restrictive land sale agreement made between her grandfather, Stanley M. Simpson and the City of Kel...

Simpson, Sharron J.

Simpson Family fonds

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

The fonds consists of two separate streams of documentation. The first consists of documents, photographs, and artifacts pertaining to the operations of a succession of sawmills and wood manufacturing plants founded by Stanley Merriam Simpson) and...

Apex Mountain collection

Subseries consists of a collection of documents covering the inception and development of Apex Mountain Resort near Penticton, BC. Includes form letters to Apex members, reports, and some financial statements. Also included is a collection of prom...

Appraisal

Includes Real Estate Appraisal, Consultation & Arbitration: "Retrospective Market Review…1945 Acquisition of The Kelowna Saw Mill Company Limited" as well as Tom Smithwick's trial notes and body of relevant affidavits.

Doug Cox manuscripts and publications

The series consists of textual works by Doug Cox, occasionally edited by Joyce Cox. Includes curricular materials developed for the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation, short compositions, historical drafts, biographical drafts, proofs for works...

General research files

Series consists of the accumulation of research materials compiled by Doug Cox in support of his author and historian function, and presumed compiled predominantly during the 1980s and 1990s. This series is defined by its collection and/or photoco...

"Misc. Records"

Includes City of Kelowna Memorandum (annotated) Subject: Future of Stuard Part and City Hall Properties with appendices, and Council Meeting minutes.

Court of Appeal Record 2008

Spiral bound appeal record between Save the Heritage Simpson Covenant Society and the City of Kelowna, filed at the Vancouver Court of Appeal Registry 17 October 2008.

Doug Cox photography and videography

Series consists of original still and moving photography attributed to Doug Cox from the 1970s through to 2008 in support of his career as author and historian Frequently, Cox’s images form a time-lapse continuation of the older photographs he co...

Doug Cox research materials

Series consists of Doug Cox’s collecting activity carried out in support of his writing. Points of origin are from various interior regions of British Columbia. Collections acquired are predominantly composed of photographic material, secondarily ...

Affidavits 2007

Includes prepared body of affidavits, originals from 1951 regarding initial sale of land to City of Kelowna, presumed copied around 2007, and affidavits dated 2007 from Sharron J. Simpson. Also includes chamber briefs.

Petition to the Court 2007

Petition of Save the Heritage Simpson Covenant Society, on notice to The City of Kelowna, files by Porter Ramsay law firm, and filed in the B.C. Supreme Court, Kelowna Registry no. 75886 on 21 June 2007. Includes set of b&w and aerial photogra...

Court Findings 2007

Also includes Tom Smithwick (lawyer) affidavit, and letters of support from the community which are not part of the public record.

Civic Centre Simpson Covenant Volume 1

Contains predominantly copies of press coverage, copies of bylaws, and correspondence. Original materials date to 1945 and more recent, but it is presumed that all copies were made after 2004.

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