Fonds consists of photographs, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and memorabilia, correspondence, reports and other textual material. The photographs relate to Mr. Williston’s life from childhood to the late 1990s, the scrapbooks document Mr. Williston’s years in political office, and the textual materials relate to both Mr. Williston’s public life and private interests.
Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston signing the register after being sworn in as Minister of Education at Government House on April 14, 1954. Aide-de-Camp Pennington is standing on Mr. Williston’s right and Lieutenant-Governor Clarence Wallace on his left.
Series consists of photographs relating to Ray Williston's life from childhood to recent times, air photographs of Prince George, photographs of Bangladesh, and a listing of photographs slated for use in Mr. Williston's biography "Forests, power and policy: the legacy of Ray Williston" written by Eileen Williston and Betty Keller.
Item is a photograph of the elementary and secondary school staff in Princeton in June 1939. Mr. Williston is first on the left in the front row. Bill Lucas (centre front row) and Cecil Ritchie (second from the left back row) also became school superintendents.
Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston being sworn as Minister of Education on April 14, 1954. From left: Aide-de-Camp Pennington, Lieutenant-Governor Clarence Wallace, Mrs. Wallace, unknown, Mr. Williston, Premier W.A.C. Bennett and Provincial Secretary Wesley Black.