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People in landscape: Cortes Island people (original at BC Archives, Item #AAAB2717)

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
[ca. 1968]
Scope and Content
This is a copy of a recording made by Imbert Orchard as part of a "People in Landscape" series for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In this program, some of the people who grew up on Cortes Island recall how the settlement began, and discuss the quality of life there -- as it is today, and as it used to be. Voices heard include: Otto and Mary Weiler, Elmer and May Ellingsen, Rose (Manson) MacKay, Allan Robertson, and Duncan Robertson.
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Creator
Orchard, Imbert
Series Number
1
Item Number
1999.004.051
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
[ca. 1968]
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Tape was found at the Cortes Island Recycling Center and donated to the museum by Gail Ringwood on Oct. 3, 2004. Original owner is unknown.
Scope and Content
This is a copy of a recording made by Imbert Orchard as part of a "People in Landscape" series for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In this program, some of the people who grew up on Cortes Island recall how the settlement began, and discuss the quality of life there -- as it is today, and as it used to be. Voices heard include: Otto and Mary Weiler, Elmer and May Ellingsen, Rose (Manson) MacKay, Allan Robertson, and Duncan Robertson.
Audio Recordings
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Cortes Island Workbook: A Guide to Business and Employment Opportunities in Rural and Remote Communities

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Part Of
Cortes Island Workbook: A guide to Business and Employment Opportunities in Rural and Remote Communities
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1984
Scope and Content
"Cortes Island Workbook: A guide to Business and Employment Opportunities in Rural and Remote Communities" is a 130 page resource manual. Researched and written in 1984 by a group of eight island women, it contains a description of the the community, economy and rural lifestyle on Cortes, and ideas for finding or creating a business. Each chapter divider page has an illustration by Brigid Weiler.
Part Of
Cortes Island Workbook: A guide to Business and Employment Opportunities in Rural and Remote Communities
Description Level
Fonds
Fonds Number
2013.003
Material Type
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1984
Physical Description
1.5 cm of typed pages in a 3-ring binder
Extent
1.5 cm
History / Biographical
This Resource Manual is the result of a Canada Works project grant, and was researched and written by a group of eight Cortes Island women over a five month period.
Custodial History
This binder is one of two copies of the Workbook kept at the Louisa Tooker Library in Whaletown. It was donated to CIMAS by Brigid Weiler, librarian and president of the Whaletown Community Club.
Scope and Content
"Cortes Island Workbook: A guide to Business and Employment Opportunities in Rural and Remote Communities" is a 130 page resource manual. Researched and written in 1984 by a group of eight island women, it contains a description of the the community, economy and rural lifestyle on Cortes, and ideas for finding or creating a business. Each chapter divider page has an illustration by Brigid Weiler.
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Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
General info on local people. Filing note: if a file exists for the person, put their obituary post there rather than the general file
Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Series Number
3
File Number
7
Scope and Content
General info on local people. Filing note: if a file exists for the person, put their obituary post there rather than the general file
Storage Range
Drawer 3
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Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
Two folders containing obituaries of Cortes residents. Filing note: if a file exists for the person, put their obituary post there rather than the general file
Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Series Number
3
File Number
8
Scope and Content
Two folders containing obituaries of Cortes residents. Filing note: if a file exists for the person, put their obituary post there rather than the general file
Storage Range
Drawer 3
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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Accession Number
2018.002
Date Range
1957
Scope and Content
Doreen Reeder, Joyce Martin, Elaine McKenzie, Sheila Musclow, Helen Morrison, Bob Parry, Marjorie Rexford, Jim Guthrie, Sharon Forrest, Jim Hansen, Lillian Redford, Larry McKim (Borland), Beth Martin, Carolyn Reedel
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.514
Accession Number
2018.002
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1957
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 7 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
Doreen Reeder, Joyce Martin, Elaine McKenzie, Sheila Musclow, Helen Morrison, Bob Parry, Marjorie Rexford, Jim Guthrie, Sharon Forrest, Jim Hansen, Lillian Redford, Larry McKim (Borland), Beth Martin, Carolyn Reedel
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
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Mary and Otto Weiler fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1974
Scope and Content
Slide shows Bill Mathews, Harry Huck and Bob Thompson in front; Edith Huck and Ricky Mathews on the stairs
Part Of
Mary and Otto Weiler fonds
Description Level
Item
Creator
Weiler, Mary
Fonds Number
2003.002
Series Number
2
Item Number
2003.002.327
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1974
Physical Description
1 colour slide, 5 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
Slide shows Bill Mathews, Harry Huck and Bob Thompson in front; Edith Huck and Ricky Mathews on the stairs
Storage Location
Slide box 2
Name Access
Weiler, Mary
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950s?]
Scope and Content
Photograph two men and two women in a canoe, paddling past a house on the shore. (ID)
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0733
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950s?]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 9 x 13.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph two men and two women in a canoe, paddling past a house on the shore. (ID)
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Group of people by the lake

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1917]
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of men, women and children seated outside, possibly at the Sandy Beach (?). (Needs ID) (Oversize)
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.309
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1917]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w: 25 x 15 cm (copy made at a later date than the date the photo was taken)
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of men, women and children seated outside, possibly at the Sandy Beach (?). (Needs ID) (Oversize)
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1911]
Scope and Content
Photograph (a copy of a smaller original) of a large group of people, unidentified but with a date written on the bottom. (Needs ID)
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.066
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1911]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w: 17 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph (a copy of a smaller original) of a large group of people, unidentified but with a date written on the bottom. (Needs ID)
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
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Group of people in a rowboat

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1920s]
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people in a rowboat. (check for dupe) (From envelope labelled "Dorothy MacDougal (cousin of May's) pictures")
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.121
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1920s]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 11 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people in a rowboat. (check for dupe) (From envelope labelled "Dorothy MacDougal (cousin of May's) pictures")
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
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Group of people (identified)

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1934]
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people: Nat Hodson, Jack Manson, Ellen Middleton, Elma (? check) Middleton, Anna Middleton, Madge in front, Teenie Jameson, Harry in front. Photo is faded.
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.233
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1934]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 12.5 x 7.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people: Nat Hodson, Jack Manson, Ellen Middleton, Elma (? check) Middleton, Anna Middleton, Madge in front, Teenie Jameson, Harry in front. Photo is faded.
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
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Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
Family trees of Cortes residents throughout history. Filing note: if a file exists for the person, put their family tree there rather than the general file
Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Series Number
3
File Number
6
Scope and Content
Family trees of Cortes residents throughout history. Filing note: if a file exists for the person, put their family tree there rather than the general file
Storage Range
Drawer 3
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Clippings - Cortes people

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Part Of
Information files
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
1969-1982
Scope and Content
File contains
Part Of
Information files
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
2007.001
Material Type
textual records
Responsibility
Clippings - to information files
Date Range
1969-1982
Scope and Content
File contains
Storage Range
7-8
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People on the beach at Channel Rock

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1960
Scope and Content
Photograph of (likely) Alec McKee, Mrs. McKee and (possibly) their two grandsons (Confirm ID)
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0285
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1960
Physical Description
1 photograph print: colour; 8 x 5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of (likely) Alec McKee, Mrs. McKee and (possibly) their two grandsons (Confirm ID)
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People on the beach, probably the Gundrys

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1958
Scope and Content
Photograph of people on the beach, probably near Gundry's cabin at Plunger Pass. (see #1999.001.739)
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0740
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1958
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 9.5 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of people on the beach, probably near Gundry's cabin at Plunger Pass. (see #1999.001.739)
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"Sweet Sue" with people aboard

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1958
Scope and Content
Photograph of a small motor boat, "Sweet Sue", with four people aboard. From same film roll as previous two photographs of the Gundrys.
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0741
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1958
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 9.5 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a small motor boat, "Sweet Sue", with four people aboard. From same film roll as previous two photographs of the Gundrys.
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Group of people on Shark Spit

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950s-1960s]
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of men, women and children wearing bathing suits, on Shark Spit at low tide.
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0788
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950s-1960s]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 11.5 x 8.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of men, women and children wearing bathing suits, on Shark Spit at low tide.
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Group of people at Smelt Bay

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people at Smelt Bay. L to R: Henry Hague, Anna Manson (Middleton), Nicol Manson, Florence Manson, Gwen Manson, Rose Manson, Parnell Conlin, Mrs. George Bursen, Mrs. Mike (Jane) Manson (Photos .311 through .314 are from the same envelope.)
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.312
Material Type
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w: 12 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people at Smelt Bay. L to R: Henry Hague, Anna Manson (Middleton), Nicol Manson, Florence Manson, Gwen Manson, Rose Manson, Parnell Conlin, Mrs. George Bursen, Mrs. Mike (Jane) Manson (Photos .311 through .314 are from the same envelope.)
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
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Group of people gathered outside

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large group of people gathered outside; possibly a community picnic. None are identified. (Needs ID) (Oversize)
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.308
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1920]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w: 25 x 16 cm (copy made at a later date than the date the photo was taken)
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large group of people gathered outside; possibly a community picnic. None are identified. (Needs ID) (Oversize)
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
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Four people with a wedding cake

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 19 ]
Scope and Content
Photograph showing four people with a large tiered cake. Mabel?? (From an envelope "May Ellingsen photos Manson's Landing")
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.086
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 19 ]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w: 9 x 12
Scope and Content
Photograph showing four people with a large tiered cake. Mabel?? (From an envelope "May Ellingsen photos Manson's Landing")
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
Geographic Access
Manson's Landing
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