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Ferry family fonds
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Army camp scene

Photograph depicts an army cadet camp in Whitehorse, YT. Cookhouse in background.

Dinner for Peter Edmond Wilson

Item is a photograph of the “Caribou Bench and Bar”, a group of nineteen men and one woman taken on September 7, 1951 at a dinner in honour of Peter Wilson’s 40th birthday. Judge Ferry is in the second row fifth from the right.


File consists of three booklets relating to Mr. Carney Ferry.

Ferry family fonds

  • 2000.8
  • Fonds
  • 1917-[199-?]

The fonds consists of newspaper articles on John Ferry and several documents related to Carney Ferry's work as a CNR agent. The bulk of the fonds documents William Dow Ferry's accomplishments, from his sixth grade report card to law school transcripts, university diplomas and certificates of appointment. Most photos are formal shots of William Ferry but one series relates to his military service, including photographs of soldiers in Whitehorse ca. 1940.

Ferry family

Group of men with scale model

Photograph depicts Judge Ferry with four men looking at the scale model of a town in front of a map of the area around Ottawa, Ontario.

Group photograph of judges

Item is a photograph of 11 men, probably County Court judges. Judge Ferry is first on the right in the front row. Judge Morrow is beside him.

Group photograph of twenty-five people

Photograph depicts a group portrait of twenty-four men and one woman. Judge William Dow Ferry is in the second row first on the left. Photograph is contained within a brown cardboard photo frame.

William Dow Ferry Documents

Files contain a grade six report card, high school entrance certificate, certificates of appointment to various positions, a photocopy about the Dow Family, a map of the Cariboo District, Judge Ferry’s law degree from the University of British Columbia, his Law Society diplomas and his certificate of appointment to the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

William Dow Ferry material

Series consists of records and photographs relating to Judge William Ferry's life and career. Includes school records from Prince George Public School and the University of British Columbia, military photographs, and records, certificates and photographs relating to his his judicial career.

Ferry, William Dow