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CPR - Areas

Subseries consists of information about areas served by the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia, including Metro Vancouver. Contains material regarding the Nakusp & Slocan branch, Kaslo & Slocan branch, Crows Nest Pass Railway, an...

Saltwater Rail Ferries

Subseries consists of information about saltwater rail ferries off the coast of British Columbia. Includes information about the Canadian National rail ferry, the S.S. Canora, which was built by the Canadian Northern Railway. Also includes informa...

Logging Railways

Subseries consists of material regarding logging railways in British Columbia. Includes information about Pacific Coast Logging, the Hillcrest Lumber Company rail line, the Comox Logging and Railway Company, and the Canfor Logging Railway in the N...

Davies Historical Photographs

Subseries consists of prints and negatives depicting railways in British Columbia, as well as a small selection of other subjects such as historical ships, buildings, vehicles, and bridges. All photographs created by David Davies.

CPR - Main Line Post-1900

Subseries consists of material regarding the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia, which runs from the Alberta border to Vancouver, from 1900 to the present. Includes information about branches from the main line, such as ...

Pacific Great Eastern Railway (1912-1971)

Subseries consists of material regarding the history of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, the provincial railway of British Columbia. Includes promotional publications from the PGE, annual reports, information about the PGE at Seton Portage, and ...

CPR - Early Days

Subseries consists of research material regarding the early days of the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia, between 1880 and 1900. Includes information about the construction of the CPR main line in British Columbia, the Chinese labour f...

BC Rail (1972-2004)

Subseries consists of material regarding the British Columbia Railway (1972-1984) and BC Rail (1984-2004). Includes information about the history of BC Rail, BC Rail under the ownership of CN after 2004, and the incomplete Dease Lake extension.

Industrial Lines

Subseries consists of material regarding industrial railway lines in British Columbia. Includes information about colliery railways, the Northwood Pulp & Timber private industrial railway, the Hedley Gold Mine railway, the Sullivan lead-zinc m...

Separated Photographs

Subseries consists of prints and negatives depicting railways in British Columbia separated from the textual records of the David Davies Railway Collection.

General

Subseries consists of general material regarding the Canadian National Railway in both Canada and British Columbia. Includes information about the history of CNR, chronologies, statistics, CNR management and administration, finances, and publicity.

CNR Areas

Subseries consists of information about areas served by the Canadian National Railway in British Columbia. Includes information about the Canadian Northern Railway, the CNR main line from Jasper to Vancouver, Vancouver Island lines, Greater Vancou...

CNR North Line

Subseries consists of material regarding the Canadian National Railway North Line from Jasper to Prince Rupert. Includes information about the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway line from Red Pass Junction to Prince Rupert, which switched ownership to CN...

CNR Okanagan Branch

Subseries consists of material regarding the Canadian National Railway Okanagan Branch. Includes information about the infrastructure and operation of the branch, the locomotives and self-propelled coaches used on the branch line, and track plans.

Freshwater Rail Ferries

Subseries consists of information about freshwater rail ferries in British Columbia. Includes information about ferries run by the Canadian Pacific Railway in the Kootenays and the Okanagan. Also includes information about the Canadian National Ra...

Industrial Locomotives

Subseries consists of material regarding locomotives that were used on industrial railways in British Columbia. Includes information about manufacturers of industrial locomotives, geared industrial locomotives (Shay, Climax, and Heisler), Porter l...

Postcards

Subseries consists of printed and photograph postcards depicting railways, buildings, ships, and other transportation in British Columbia.

Steam Locomotives

Subseries consists of research material relating to steam locomotives that were used on British Columbia railways. Includes information about steam locomotive types, manufacturers, mechanical details, and the steam to diesel transition period. Als...

Freight Cars

Subseries consists of material related to freight cars. Includes information about box cars, hoppers, stock cars, tank cars, refrigerator cars, gondolas, ore cars, lumber cars, flat cars, woodchip cars, auto carriers, and intermodal/container cars...

CPR - General

Subseries consists of general material regarding the Canadian Pacific Railway in both Canada and British Columbia. Includes information about the history of CPR, chronologies, statistics, CPR management and administration, and publicity. Also incl...

Passenger Cars

Subseries consists of material related to passenger cars. Includes information about rail diesel cars (Budd cars), baggage coaches, diner cars, Pullman/sleeper cars, observation cars, business cars, private coaches, and other passenger coaches. Al...

Diesel Locomotives

Subseries consists of research material relating to diesel locomotives that were used or are currently in use on British Columbia railways. Includes information about the evolution of diesel locomotives, manufacturers, booster locomotives, switche...

Non-Revenue Cars

Subseries consists of material related to non-revenue cars, which include cabooses, handcars, maintenance-of-way cars, track testers, railway cranes, pile drivers, ditchers, ballast spreaders, flangers, service cars, and work trains. More informat...

Sources

Subseries consists of sources for railway history research. Includes bibliographies, glossaries, research guides, and indexes.

Histories and Statistics

Subseries consists of general histories and statistics of British Columbia and Canada. Includes monographs and periodicals that provide background information for British Columbia railway history research.

Women in science and engineering research

Subseries contains materials relating to Dr. Ainley's research on women in the fields of science and engineering. Ainley dedicated much of her career to this topic, which resulted in a number of publications. Subseries includes material relat...

Creating complicated lives

Subseries documents the research for Ainley's monograph, originally titled, "Overlooked Dimensions: Women and Scientific Work at Canadian Universities, 1884-1980." The monograph draws on research from previous research projects and ...

Fur Trade

File contains slides depicting subjects related to the Fur Trade.

Oral histories

Subseries consists of Dr. Ainley's work collecting oral histories as research materials for various research projects with a predominant focus on the experiences of women scientists. Files usually include interview transcripts, consent forms,...

Ornithology research

Subseries contains material relating to Dr. Ainley's research on ornithology beginning in Ainley's graduate research and her early post-doc career. This subseries includes drafts of Ainley's Masters thesis "La Professionnalisat...

Personal records

Subseries consists of awards, school records, teaching materials, legal agreements and miscellaneous textual material dating from 1951 to 1995, which relate to Mr. Fawcett's personal life, his work and his writing.

Miscellaneous Poetry

Subseries consists of miscellaneous poetry manuscripts and publications. Includes anthologies and periodicals in which Fawcett's poetry was published, such as "The Capilano Review". Fawcett stopped publishing poetry after 1982, alth...

"Robin Blaser" (2010)

Subseries consists of material related to Fawcett's 2010 work "Robin Blaser" jointly written with Stan Persky.

"Human Happiness" (2011)

Subseries consists of material related to Fawcett's 2011 work "Human Happiness", a memoir of his parents Hartley Fawcett and Rita Fawcett.

Multi-Author Works

Subseries consists of multi-author works such as anthologies and literary magazines created by authors other than Brian Fawcett that contextualize Fawcett's literary community.

Region

File contains slides depicting the Prince George region.

Publications

Subseries consists of materials relating to Dr. Ainley's publications including magazine and journal articles, book reviews, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries. Files often contain photocopies of her publications, any related corresponde...

Catharine Parr Traill

Subseries contains Ainley's research material on Catherine Parr Traill (nee Strickland). The subseries includes research for and manuscripts of: the conference presentation and book chapter, "Science in Canada's 'Backwoods'...

Single-Author Works

Subseries consists of single-author works such as books, poetry and short fiction created by authors other than Brian Fawcett that contextualize Fawcett's literary community.

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