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Collins Overland Telegraph - Kathleen Fitzgerald

File contains a photocopy of a "booklength feature" in The Canada West Magazine on the Collins Overland Telegraph, a telegraph system planned to stretch from San Francisco to London. The BC-Yukon section of the telegraph line is discussed at lenght.

100710AHB_Seabus 2

File contains photographs of various boats and ships near the Vancouver Harbour, including tugs, cruise ships and the Burrard Pacific Breeze. Canada Place can be seen in multiple photographs.

Haig-Brown, Alan

990527AHB_Harken

File contains photographs of tugs on the Fraser River: Sea Imp XVII, Harken 6, and the Ken Mackenzie towing logs.

From descriptive metadata written by Alan Haig-Brown: "High speed aluminum tug [Sea Imp XVII], wrote article for Finning's Tracks and Treads, also Professional Mariner" and "for Professional Mariner article, also in Tide and Current" [re: log towing].

Haig-Brown, Alan

000221AHB_Yucluta

File contains photographs of the Yucata Spirit tug towing log booms through the Yucultas.

Haig-Brown, Alan

Charles Spring declaration

File contains typed and handwritten draft copies of the declaration of Charles Spring, with index. Supporting exhibits provide an accounting of monetary losses during the 1892-1893 sealing season.

Accounting of 1892 season losses

File contains accountings of losses and damages sustained by Charles Spring, W. Walker, owner of the S.S. "Mischief," and H. Paxton, owner of the schooner "Wanderer."

S.S. "Mist" documents

File contains documents relating to the S.S. "Mist." Documents include the registry certificate for the vessel, coasting license, and receipts for duties and fees paid.

Schooner "Winifred" documents

File contains documents relating to the schooner "Winifred," also called "Winnifred." Documents include typed copies of the title, statements of the captain and a crew member, and notice of vessel detainment; draft declaration by Charles Spring regarding "Winnifred;" documents related to the Bering Sea Claims Commission claims; bill of sale for shares of "Winifred" to Spring; repair and improvement receipts; transcript of the record and proceedings of the United States court case against "Winifred;" and other documents.

Schooner "Winifred" journal

File contains journal of "Winifred" account transactions from February 1891 through March 1892. Journal also contains multiplication exercises in pencil.

Schooner "Winifred" ledger

File contains ledger, with index, of accounts related to "Winifred" from 1891 to 1892. Includes payments to persons and businesses from "Winifred" account.

Papers and vouchers belonging to the schooner "Favourite"…

File contains documents relating to the schooner "Favourite," also called "Favorite." Documents include statements and declarations by Spring regarding "Favourite;" insurance policy; vouchers for expenses incurred by "Favourite;" account and expense sheets, including list of improvements and repairs, provisions purchased, and wages earned; claim to Pelagic Sealing Commission; statement from captain Amos Ellis; and other documents.

"Favourite" 1892 official log book

Log book contains a list of crew and report of character, draught of water on leaving Victoria harbour, and entries regarding the taking on of a new crew member. Log also notes the warning received from H.M.S. "Daphne" against entering the Bering Sea.

Papers and vouchers belonging to the schooner "Kate"…

File contains documents relating to the schooner "Kate." Documents include exhibits to support claim of losses; account and expense sheets, including vessel inventories and lists of repairs and improvements; vouchers for expenses incurred by "Kate;" statements and declarations by Spring regarding "Kate;" insurance policy; related correspondence, a copy of the warning letter from H.M.S. "Daphne" against entering Bering Sea; claim to Pelagic Sealing Commission.

Schooner "Kate" log for 1892

Log by commander A. J. Taylor contains entries on conditions, location, and activities of the crew on "Kate" from March 5, 1892 to August 4, 1892. The June 21 entry notes the arrival of H.M.S. "Daphne." The log also contains a list of crew and provisions taken on board.

"Kate" official log for 1892

Log book contains a list of crew and report of character, as well as entries regarding the warning received from H.M.S. "Daphne" against entering the Bering Sea and the transfer of a crew member to another vessel.

Schooner "Henrietta" documents

File contains documents relating to the schooner "Henrietta." Documents include accounts and expense sheets, including an accounting of expenses to outfit the vessel, lists of improvements and repairs, and payments to crew; promissory notes / receipts for advances to the crew.

Sealing commission oaths

File contains handwritten copies of the oath sworn by those giving evidence to Pelagic Sealing Commission in English, Nootka, and Chinook Jargon, as well as a note regarding the meaning of the word "Nootka."

Court papers, police charges, and related documents

Files contains writs of summons, subpoenas, orders, writs of fieri facias, default summonses, etc. against Charles Spring issued between 1892 and 1894 for non-payment of monies owned. The papers originate from the Supreme Court of B.C., Exchequer Court of B.C. Admiralty District, County Court of Victoria, Provincial Police Court, etc. Funds were primarily owed to tradesmen for goods and services rendered for Spring's sealing vessels, as well as to crew members for unpaid wages. The file also contains copies of police charges brought against Charles Spring by sealers for non-payment of wages in 1892, a list of court judgments against Spring, and related notes and documents.

1888-1898 journal

File contains a journal of expenses and payments related Spring's business with entries from March 12, 1888 to October 20, 1898 (page 217). Entries include expenditures for good and services for vessels, wages, and other expenses. Some entries are out of chronological order. No entries exist between September 1892 and October 1898. Many of the pages in the journal are loose.

Correspondence 1917-1926

File contains sporadic correspondence regarding sealing claims from 1917-1918, 1921-1922, and 1925-1926. Notable correspondents include Wilfrid Laurier; Ward Fisher, Deputy Minister of the Naval Service; the Deputy Minister of Justice; Fred A. McGregor, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister; Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin, Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Thomas Mulvey, Under Secretary of State; R.A. Sargent, barrister.

Memorial of Canadian sealers respecting their interests…

File contains a memorial regarding reimbursement for financial losses brought forth by 19 owners of a number of sealing vessels, including the "Venture," "Penelope," "Favourite" (or "Favorite)," and "Kate." The memorial is addressed to the Governor-General of Canada.

Memorial of the owners of sealing schooners…

File contains a memorial regarding regulations restricting the sealing industry brought forth by 25 owners of a number of vessels, including the "Venture," "Penelope," and ships formerly owned by Spring, "Favourite" (or "Favorite") and "Kate." The memorial is addressed to the Governor-General of Canada in Council.

Re: memorial respecting the seizure of S.S. "Coquitlam"…

File contains declarations of eight individuals or organizations regarding compensation owed following the seizure of the steamer "Coquitlam" by the U.S. revenue cutter "Corwin" in 1892. Declarations request compensation for losses of seal skins, good shipped, legal fees, etc. Claimants include Cereno J. Kelley.

Petition to Canadian House of Commons

The file contains three copies of a 1914 petition prepared by Spring and brought forth by owners and masters of sealing vessels during the 1892 season. The petition requests an enlargement of the scope of the Pelagic Sealing Commission to include their claims for compensation. One of the copies is signed and two are unsigned. The petition is addressed to the House of Commons of Canada.

C. Spring with the compliments of WA Newcombe

File contains the daily log book for the sloop "Nymphe," of which Spring was master. Log covers a sea lion hunting trip from April 23, 1913 through October 4, 1913. The file also contains the Commissioner of Fisheries Report for 1913 in which Charles F. Newcombe and William A. Newcombe summarize the same trip in a report on sea lions on the coast of British Columbia.

Cereno J. Kelley correspondence

File consists primarily of correspondence between Spring and Captain Cereno Jones Kelley that references exchanges of statements, information, and figures relating to claims for vessels "Kate" and "Favourite." The file also includes a copy of Kelley's letter to F.B. Marvin & Co. upon the seizure of the steamer "Coquitlam," and a document regarding the "Modus Vivendi" on C.J. Kelley & Co. stationery in an unknown hand.

Agreement and account of crew for schooner "Venture"

The file contains the agreement and account of crew for the schooner "Venture," owned by Donald Urquhart. The document serves as an employment contract for the voyage and provides a list of crew members and particulars of engagement, discharge, and release. Notes the desertion of three crew members.

Agreement and account of crew for schooner "Penelope"

The file contains the agreement and account of crew for the schooner "Penelope," owned by Donald Urquhart. The document serves as an employment contract for the voyage and provides a list of crew members and particulars of engagement, discharge, and release. Notes the release of crew members due to sickness and the engagement of new crew members.

[Minutes and correspondence of CUE Executive] (3 of 3)

File contains meeting minutes and correspondence dated August 12, 1986 to January 23, 1986. Topics discussed include essential services, daycare, grievances, job classifications, contract negotiations, policies on alcohol and drug related problems, overtime, Ritchie and Associates, office staff wages, and health and safety. File also contains a draft report on clean indoor air and smoking .

CUE Executive minutes (5 of 5)

File contains Executive meeting minutes and records of CUE executive dated February 10, 1987 to January 5, 1987. Topics discussed include job descriptions, CUPE membership and merger, benefits, health and safety, grievances, contracts, and financial reports. File also contains agendas, correspondence, executive authorization forms, statement from the CUE president, a service contract between CUPE and AUCE Local 1, safety speakers lists, UBC policies and procedures, and an office administration and membership servicing report dated January 5, 1987.

[Provincial Constitution]

File contains two copies of the provincial constitution dated June 1976 to June 1979. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, the role of the provincial executive, committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures and bylaws.

[Provincial Constitution and policies and procedures]

File contains one copy of Association of University & College Employees Provincial Constitution and Provincial Policies & Procedures as amended at the sixth annual convention June 1979.

File contains one copy of Association of University & College Employees Provincial Constitution and Provincial Policies & Procedures as amended at the sixth annual convention dated June 2-3, 1979. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, information on the provincial executive and officers, nominations and elections, provincial committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures, rules of order, affiliations, student employment, education, and resolutions of support.

[Provincial constitution and other material]

File contains 2 copies of Association of University & College Employees Provincial Constitution, Provincial Policies & Procedures as amended May 1979. Subject to revision at Convention — UBC — June 1979. Local 1. Executive Copy. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, the role of the provincial executive, committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures and bylaws. File also contains the AUCE policies and procedures.

[Provincial Constitution]

File contains a provincial constitution, rules of order, and policies and procedures dated May 1981 to June 21-22, 1980. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, charters, Local autonomy, information on the provincial executive and officers, nominations and elections, referendums, committees, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures, bylaws, rules of order, affiliations, student employment, education, and resolutions of support.

[Provincial Constitution]

File contains a provincial constitution dated September 25-26, 1982. Topics discussed include objectives, jurisdiction, membership, information on the provincial executive and officers, nominations and elections, referendums, conventions, revenue and finances, strikes and lockouts, discipline, procedures, and bylaws.

[Local 1 Executive correspondence and other material]

File contains fact sheets, news releases, correspondence, and other records dated June 21, 1974 to October 5, 1974. Topics discussed include preparations for contract negotiations and information on wages, cost of living, shift and weekend differentials, consumer price index, skill and job differentials, modified, flexible, and shorter work weeks, application for certification, the per capita tax, staffing the union office, records and bookkeeping, communications, a union organizer job description, certification procedures, the legality of contract study sessions and stoppage of work, correspondence with the premier and ministers of education and labour, and contracts to hire musicians and rent the Commodore Ballroom for the AUCE party.

Masters

File contains master copies of form letters, and blank vacation entitlement schedules. Form letters include notice of severance, a description of AUCE and Local 1, a notice of reimbursement for lost wages, and a notice of overdue initiation fee.

[Annual and special provincial convention materials]

File contains meeting minutes from the provincial convention and the special provincial policy convention dated June 21-22, 1975 to November 15-16, 1975. Topics discussed include education, communication, potential joint activities, building the provincial organization, AUCE's relationships with other unions, reports from Locals and committees, amendments and resolutions, the provincial Colleges Act, the importance of child care facilities, and protesting Bill C-73. File also contains a press release dated November 18, 1975.

[Annual provincial convention materials] (1 of 2)

File contains meeting minutes, rules of order, and other records from the annual convention dated June 18-19, 1977. Topics discussed include finances, interactions with other unions (BCGEU, SORWUC), affiliation, education, newsletter, opposing pipeline construction "through or near native lands where land claims have not been settled," and protesting Bill C-24. File also contains an agenda, a list of delegates to the fourth annual AUCE convention, a provincial executive report, financial statements dated March 31, 1977, a proposed budget, detailed reports from Local 1 (UBC), Local 2 (SFU), Local 3 (NDU), Local 4 (Capilano), Local 6 (TSSU), a joint AUCE/SORWUC committee report, and resolutions and amendments.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (3 of 6)

File contains Emergency Resolutions and amendments from the annual convention dated June 2, 1979. Topics discussed include solidarity with Quebec, membership, committees, duties of the provincial executive, conventions, post-secondary education, unemployment and cutbacks, opposing Bill C-22, supporting the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) and the SFU 18, student employment, and the newsletter. File also contains handwritten notes and drafts, and referred motions from June 2, 1979.

Sixth Annual Provincial Convention (2 of 6)

File contains the sixth annual convention docket dated June 2-3, 1979. Records in the docket include an agenda, list of delegates, rules of order, minutes of the fifth annual convention (1978), a detailed provincial report including financial statements, detailed reports of Locals including information on the SFU 18 and the history of Local 3 (NDU), resolutions and amendments, and a National Union of Students policy paper from March 1979 entitled "Education: A system in chaos." File also contains the back cover of the docket which has been intentionally left blank for emergency resolutions or amendments.

Communications (1 of 2)

File contains the AUCE Local 1 newsletter ""Across Campus"" dated February 4, 1977 to May 27, 1977.

Across Campus Number 1, February 4, 1977 includes information on budget and staff cuts, a review of Cy Gonnick's ""Inflation and Wage Controls,"" meeting minutes from January 20, 1977, membership mailing lists, loans from the University Credit Union, increasing quorum, an article on SORWUC challenging the Bill of Rights over discrimination against women, grievance reports, a corrected financial report, a meeting agenda for February 10, presidential election ballot results, a help needed notice, a list of current executive, and a statement from the new president.

Across Campus Number 2, February 28, 1977 Contract Edition includes information on contract negotiations, union and university opinions on outstanding articles, maternity leave provisions and conflict with the UIC, a list of motions, and an obituary.

Across Campus Number 3, March 4, 1977 includes a list of contract articles signed to date, letters of support and criticism for the union president, the steward's seminar and producing a members handbook, a poem, a message from the union organizer, a correction to the financial statement, ballot results on the AIB rollback, a grievance report, a letter from the president discussing elections, a membership meeting agenda for March 10, and a financial report.

Across Campus Number 4, March 30, 1977 Special Edition: Strike Vote contains a report on the the university's wage proposal, pay grade tables, detailed reports on mediation and arbitration, information from the strike committee, and notices to members.

Across Campus Number 5, April 7, 1977 includes information on AIB repayment options, an analysis of the UBC wage offer, meeting minutes from February 10 and 24, 1977, and March 3 and 10, 1977, discussing topics such as contracts, lighting, correspondence, grievances, finances, an AIB report, strike committee reports, and nominations, a summary of a student rally against tuition increases, developing a members information handbook, opinions and letters from members on strike votes, membership participation, solidarity, support and criticism for union executives, benefits, SORWUC, contract negotiation, and wages, a list of executive positions and description of duties, notice of motions, and an agenda for the April 14 meeting.

Across Campus Number 6, May 6, 1977 includes information from the strike committee on preparing for a strike vote, the AIB payback, an appeal from the president for increased union participation, grievance reports, opinions and letters from members on negotiations, resignations and withdrawals, and wages and seniority, a meeting agenda for May 12, 1977, a list of current executive, meeting minutes from April 14, 1977, poetry, a reprinted article on a strike at SFU, a letter from an investment broker, and an essay on the ""non-union experience"" and the need for women to organize. Across Campus Number 7, May 27, 1977 Special Edition: Across the Board vs. Percentage includes background and debate around the different types of wage increases, including articles and commentary from members.

[Universities & Colleges Conference records] (1 of 2)

File contains records relating to the Association of University and College Employees' participation in the Universities and Colleges Conference, dated October 15, 1977, September 1977, 1973, and October 1977. Topics discussed include the AUCE's contributions to the Universities and Colleges Conference, correspondence, reports from Locals and committees, statement from a provincial secretary/treasurer candidate, and a breakdown of finances. File also contains annotated copies of Bill 89 (Labour Code of British Columbia Amendment Act, 1977), Bill 82 (Colleges and Provincial Institutes Act), the Labour Code of British Columbia (1973), and a copy of CUPE's report for the Universities and Colleges conference.

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