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2009.7.2.06 · File · [ca. 1906]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Small booklet containing handwritten notes of what appears to be a speech prepared by W.H. Collison on the topic of traditions and events he had been witness to along the northwest coast of British Columbia.

Chander Suri fonds
1996.8 · Fonds · 1954-2009

This fonds encompasses the planning career of Chander Suri. The head planner for the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George from 1969 to 1977, Chander Suri embarked on numerous community plan projects in the Prince George area. Suri also worked as an independent planning consultant for local businesses and organizations. Chander Suri's records encompass numerous urban and rural projects facilitating population and industry growth within the RDFFG that spanned beyond Suri's career.

Textual records comprise official and draft planning documents, development reports, planning proposals, contracts, published regulations, socio-economic studies of regions near Prince George, financial and other studies for development sites, illustrated promotional packages/proposals for developments, regional/provincial guides and standards, and correspondence relating to Suri's professional consulting activities. The fonds contains a wide array of maps, architectural plans, and technical drawings ranging from municipal planning layouts, industrial land developments, and private property (commercial and residential) development projects, mainly from in and around Prince George.

These records are relevant to researchers of the subjects of land use, land development and land planning issues in the Prince George and Fraser-Fort George Regional District in the second half of the 20th century.

Series include:

  1. Maps and Plans relating to development projects in British Columbia, predominantly in the Prince George area
  2. Lower Mainland Planning material from Suri's early career period
  3. Regional District of Fraser Fort George Planning records and resource material collected by Suri during his employment at the RDFFG
  4. Planning Consultancy records relating to Suri’s independent planning consultancy work in his later career period
Suri, Chander
Planning Consultancy
1996.8.4 · Series · 1970-2009
Part of Chander Suri fonds

Series consists of planning material created or collected by Chander Suri during his career as an independent planning consultant predominantly active in the Prince George area. These records include zoning and subdivision bylaws, Official Community Plans, Prince George property data and housing studies, environmental studies and information, and development plans for various municipalities and Indigenous communities. This series also contains photographs, maps, and plans related to Suri's consultancy work.

1996.8.3 · Series · 1968-1977
Part of Chander Suri fonds

Series consists of planning material created or collected by Chander Suri during his employment as a planner for the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George (RDFFG) between 1968 and 1977. These records include land development research, population data, economic studies, promotional material for the City of Prince George and Regional District, and long-term plans for the municipality of Prince George. This series also contains photographs, maps, and plans related to projects of relevance to RDFFG.

Lower Mainland Planning
1996.8.2 · Series · 1954-1967
Part of Chander Suri fonds

Series consists of planning documents relating to the British Columbia Lower Mainland collected by planner Chander Suri, reflecting his early career activity in that region. These records include metropolitan transportation and housing studies as well as industrial, residential, and agricultural land reports.

1996.8.4.72 · File · 1982 -1992
Part of Chander Suri fonds

File consists of a development plan for Paldi Estates, a letter about the Paldi Estates Official Community Plan Concept (OCPC), a Bamberton OCPC and town proposal, correspondence from the Cowichan Valley Regional District, highway commercial development schedule, a Stonebridge development permit area, and scans of Registration of Charge applications. Includes design guidelines for rural residential community water systems and a guide for applicants.

1996.8.4.75 · File · 1990-1996
Part of Chander Suri fonds

File consists of Carrier Sekani Tribal Council correspondence, briefs, plans, register population data, cost estimates, maps, planning background report, and physical development plan.

Paldi correspondence
1996.8.4.71 · File · 1991-1998
Part of Chander Suri fonds

File consists of correspondence with multiple parties including Wright Parry Taylor & Fuller Engineering, Paldi Estates, and the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Includes notes, sewage and waste disposal assessments, state of title certificate, and applications.

"Paldi New Townsite"
1996.8.4.70 · File · 1991-1994
Part of Chander Suri fonds

File consists of a water supply and sewage disposal study for the townsite of Paldi. Includes maps, correspondence, water licensing information and application, and Bayview Village advertising brochure.

"Broman Lake Planning Study"
1996.8.4.69 · File · 1987
Part of Chander Suri fonds

File consists of a planning study of Broman Lake prepared by Tera Environmental Consultants Ltd. for the Broman Indian Band, currently known as Ts'il Kaz Koh.

1996.8.4.55 · File · 1983
Part of Chander Suri fonds

File consists of a letter to Chander Suri from Burkhard Franz regarding interest in mining lots at multiple sites in the southern interior of BC. Accommpanied by a preliminary report by Rain, Metro and Memphis Groups of Claims for Mile Point Resources Mining Company examining mineral occurences near Slocan Lake. Includes a letter to Chander Suri, three mineral occurence photocopies, and a preliminary report evaluation of mineral occurences.

1996.8.4.52 · File · [between 1970 and 1990]
Part of Chander Suri fonds

File consists of twenty one photographs of downtown Prince George, some taken from Connaught Hill, Cottonwood Park, and 6th Avenue as well as one photograph of the Pentecostal Tabernacle and a few going up Foothills to the Hart.

West Pine Apartments
1996.8.4.45 · File · 1981
Part of Chander Suri fonds

File consists of correspondence and investor information from Central Equities Ltd. regarding the Westpine Apartment Strata.

1996.8.4.42 · File · 1981
Part of Chander Suri fonds

File consists of a survey appraisal undertaken by Harvey D. Erickson of North Country Apprasials Ltd for Myles Breadner of Massey Property Corporation. Appraises a cross section survey of Multiple Family Dwellng Units availible for rent in Prince George.