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Whaletown Women's Institute cookbook master pages

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Part Of
CIMAS ephemera collection
Description Level
File
Material Type
ephemera
Date Range
1959
Scope and Content
File consists of master pages of a fund-raising cookbook produced by the Whaletown Women's Institute. Typed recipes are pasted onto construction paper sheets; sheets are crumbling. Complete copies of the cookbook may be found in the Whaletown Women's Institute fonds and the Island Women's Club fonds.
Part Of
CIMAS ephemera collection
Description Level
File
File Number
24
Material Type
ephemera
Date Range
1959
Custodial History
Donated by Ian Disney in 2012.
Scope and Content
File consists of master pages of a fund-raising cookbook produced by the Whaletown Women's Institute. Typed recipes are pasted onto construction paper sheets; sheets are crumbling. Complete copies of the cookbook may be found in the Whaletown Women's Institute fonds and the Island Women's Club fonds.
Storage Location
Ephemera - Box 1
Name Access
Whaletown Women's Institute
Subject Access
Women's Institute
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
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"Signs of Cortes" booklet

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Part Of
CIMAS ephemera collection
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1990s]
Scope and Content
File contains a booklet with colour photographs of roadside signs on Cortes Island.
Part Of
CIMAS ephemera collection
Description Level
File
File Number
3
Material Type
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1990s]
Physical Description
1 printed booklet
Scope and Content
File contains a booklet with colour photographs of roadside signs on Cortes Island.
Storage Location
Ephemera box 1-3
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"Cortes Island" informational booklet

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Part Of
CIMAS ephemera collection
Description Level
File
Material Type
ephemera
Date Range
[ca. 198?]
Scope and Content
File contains an informational booklet created by the Friends of Cortes through a grant from Canada Works. Topics include island geography, social and natural history, place names and tourist education.
Part Of
CIMAS ephemera collection
Description Level
File
File Number
39
Material Type
ephemera
Date Range
[ca. 198?]
Physical Description
1 booklet : 12 pages
Custodial History
Found in files.
Scope and Content
File contains an informational booklet created by the Friends of Cortes through a grant from Canada Works. Topics include island geography, social and natural history, place names and tourist education.
Storage Location
Ephemera box
Storage Range
Ephemera box
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Book by H. Wilson, "The King of the Safecrackers" and photographs

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Part Of
CIMAS ephemera collection
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
"I Stole $16,000.000", a book written by former Cortes resident Herbert Wilson, and some photographs.
Part Of
CIMAS ephemera collection
Description Level
File
File Number
8
Custodial History
Donated by Ann Dewar in 2006
Scope and Content
"I Stole $16,000.000", a book written by former Cortes resident Herbert Wilson, and some photographs.
Storage Location
Ephemera box 1-8
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Etta and Clarence Byers interview (3)

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
This is the continuation (Part 3) of an interview of Etta and Clarence Byers by Oonagh O'Connor. Clarence talks about his family history; moving to Cortes Island, logging on Cortes in the Von Donop/Blue Jay Lake/Carrington Bay area; road-building; and the arrival of Japanese oysters to Cortes beaches in ca. 1938. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Creator
O'Connor, Oonagh
Series Number
1
Item Number
1999.004.006
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
This is the continuation (Part 3) of an interview of Etta and Clarence Byers by Oonagh O'Connor. Clarence talks about his family history; moving to Cortes Island, logging on Cortes in the Von Donop/Blue Jay Lake/Carrington Bay area; road-building; and the arrival of Japanese oysters to Cortes beaches in ca. 1938. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Subject Access
Logging
Geographic Access
Carrington Bay
Audio Recordings
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Von Donop Logging: Round-table discussion - Part 3

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
2001
Scope and Content
Recording consists of a round-table discussion, held to gather information for the "The Von Donop Creek Story" exhibit. Participants were [CHECK] (see 1999.004.047 for Parts 1 and 2)
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Creator
Hentschel, Dianne and Thompson, Doreen
Series Number
1
Item Number
1999.004.048
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
2001
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording consists of a round-table discussion, held to gather information for the "The Von Donop Creek Story" exhibit. Participants were [CHECK] (see 1999.004.047 for Parts 1 and 2)
Subject Access
Logging
Audio Recordings
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Information files: Drawer 3 (N-P)

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Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
Series
Material Type
textual records
Scope and Content
Files on Cortes people and families are found in this drawer, arranged alphabetically under the category "People".
Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
Series
Series Number
3
Material Type
textual records
Scope and Content
Files on Cortes people and families are found in this drawer, arranged alphabetically under the category "People".
Storage Range
Drawer 3
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Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
Transcripts with info on Von Donop for album #3
Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Series Number
4
File Number
53
Scope and Content
Transcripts with info on Von Donop for album #3
Storage Range
Drawer 4
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Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Date Range
1989-1991
Scope and Content
Clippings from WNE on the Cortes Island Women's Institute, 1989-1991
Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Series Number
4
File Number
65
Date Range
1989-1991
Scope and Content
Clippings from WNE on the Cortes Island Women's Institute, 1989-1991
Storage Range
Drawer 4
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Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Date Range
?-2017
Scope and Content
A clipping and email with info on International Women's Day. A list of notable women on Cortes, undated
Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
File
Series Number
4
File Number
66
Date Range
?-2017
Scope and Content
A clipping and email with info on International Women's Day. A list of notable women on Cortes, undated
Storage Range
Drawer 4
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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
textual records
graphic material
cartographic material
ephemera
Accession Number
1999.001
Date Range
1904-1993 (predominant 1948-1993)
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of the personal records of Gilean Douglas which were produced and received during her personal and literary activities. There is some material dating from Douglas's early life, but the bulk of it dates from 1948 to 1993 and directly concerns her life on Cortes Island. Because of Douglas's involvement in the public life of the island, and her interest in local history, her papers contain a great deal of information about the political, community and social life of Cortes Island, particularly the Whaletown area. Fonds is composed of eighteen series: Manuscripts; Correspondence; Literary Records; Regional Director for Area I (Cortes Island); Women's Institute; Women's Auxiliary of the Anglican Church; School District #72; Whaletown Community Club; Channel Rock; Research; "The Log" of the Columbia Coast Mission; Journals and Notebooks; Illustrations and Sketches; Ephemera; Clippings; Maps; Albums; Photographs.
Other Title Info
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Douglas, Gilean
Fonds Number
1999.001
Accession Number
1999.001
Material Type
textual records
graphic material
cartographic material
ephemera
Date Range
1904-1993 (predominant 1948-1993)
Physical Description
1.9 m of textual records; ca. 2,352 photographic records (1147 prints : b&w and col. - ca. 560 negatives : b&w and col. negatives ; 35 mm and 14 x 11 cm or smaller - 645 slides : col. slides ; 35 mm); 1 cm of graphic material; 8 maps.
Extent
1.9
History / Biographical
Gilean Douglas was born in Toronto, Ont. In 1900. Orphaned at the age of 16, she began to work as a free-lance writer and photographer. Over her lifetime her work appeared in more than 200 publications, often published under pseudonyms (Grant Madison, Armoral Kent and Jill MacLean). Douglas published eight books of poetry and three books of non-fiction, and, from 1961 to 1992, wrote a regular column, “Nature Rambles”, for the Victoria Times-Colonist. In 1939, following the collapse of her third marriage, Douglas moved from Ontario to an isolated cabin in the mountains near Hope, B.C. Her first two books of nature writing (one published under the name Grant Madison) document her life there. Her cabin was destroyed by fire in 1947 and two years later she moved to a 138-acre waterfront homestead on Cortes Island with her fourth husband, Philip Douglas, (née Major). Her marriage ended in 1953, but she remained there until her death in 1993. Her home at Channel Rock was isolated, with no road access and no electricity. Douglas had a large garden, and supplemented her writing income by selling produce and plants. She was a volunteer Weather Observer for Environment Canada for 33 years, receiving several awards for her service. Starting in the 1960s, her writing centered increasingly on her life at Channel Rock. Her "Nature Rambles" columns and book "The Protected Place" reflect her life on the island. During her years on Cortes Island, Douglas took a leading role in community affairs and local politics. She held office in several community organizations and acted as a school trustee. As a member of the Women's Institute, she held local, district, provincial and national office, edited a book on its history, and was awarded a Life Membership in 1989. Douglas was a member of the first Cortes Island Advisory Planning Commission and represented Cortes on the Regional Board of Comox-Strathcona as Alternate Director from 1968 to 1973 and as Director from 1973 until 1977. List of Book Publications: 1952 Now the Green Word (Wings Press, Mill Valley, Ca.) 1953 Poetic Plush (The Story Book Press, Dallas, Texas) 1953 River For My Sidewalk (by “Grant Madison”; J. M. Dent & Sons, Toronto, Ont.) 1954 The Pattern Set (Quality Press, Montreal, Quebec) 1959 Modern Pioneers (a history of the Women's Institute, ed. by Douglas; Evergreen Press) 1967 Seascape With Figures (Prairie Press, Iowa City, Iowa) 1973 Now In This Night (Harlo Press, Detroit, Mi.) 1978 Silence Is My Homeland (Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa.) 1979 The Protected Place (Gray’s Publishing, Sidney, B.C.) 1982 Prodigal (Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, B.C.) 1984 River For My Sidewalk (by Gilean Douglas; Sono Nis Press) 1985 Kodachromes at Midday (Sono Nis Press) 1992 Seascape With Figures - Poems Selected and New (Sono Nis Press)
Custodial History
Upon Douglas’ death in 1993 her papers were gathered from her house by her literary executor, Gillian Milton. Douglas’ will directed that her papers and photographs be turned over to the University of British Columbia (Douglas’ primary beneficiary), after being examined and used for literary purposes including publication or biography. Accordingly, Milton inventoried the records, and with Andrea Lebowitz made use of them for a biography and anthology of the writings of Douglas, "Gilean Douglas: Writing Nature, Finding Home" (Lebowitz and Milton, Sono Nis Press, 1999). The textual records were turned over to University of British Columbia Library Rare Books and Special Collections in December 1999; the photographic records in 2002. By agreement with UBC, the records and photographs which have to do primarily with Cortes Island were turned over to the Cortes Island Museum and Archives Society (Manson's Landing, B.C.) in 1999.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of the personal records of Gilean Douglas which were produced and received during her personal and literary activities. There is some material dating from Douglas's early life, but the bulk of it dates from 1948 to 1993 and directly concerns her life on Cortes Island. Because of Douglas's involvement in the public life of the island, and her interest in local history, her papers contain a great deal of information about the political, community and social life of Cortes Island, particularly the Whaletown area. Fonds is composed of eighteen series: Manuscripts; Correspondence; Literary Records; Regional Director for Area I (Cortes Island); Women's Institute; Women's Auxiliary of the Anglican Church; School District #72; Whaletown Community Club; Channel Rock; Research; "The Log" of the Columbia Coast Mission; Journals and Notebooks; Illustrations and Sketches; Ephemera; Clippings; Maps; Albums; Photographs.
Name Access
Douglas, Gilean
Subject Access
Women's Institute
Columbia Coast Mission
Community Associations
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
Related Material
Gilean Douglas fonds at the University of British Columbia Library (Special Collections) Cortes Island Ratepayers Association fonds Gorge Harbour Community Hall fonds Whaletown Community Club fonds Whaletown Women's Institute fonds Regional Director of Electoral Area I (Cortes Island) fonds
Copyright
Copyright for Douglas's published writings is held by the University of British Columbia. Permission to use Douglas's manuscripts for publication purposes must be obtained from the University of British Columbia or from Gillian Milton, literary executor for the estate of Gilean Douglas.
Arrangement
Wherever possible, Douglas’ system of arrangement has been retained, and original groupings of material have been maintained. Other material has been arranged according to type.
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List of Cortes photographic collection

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
[198-?]
Scope and Content
Typed list "Photographic Collection" - seems to be a list of the volumes of the Cortes Island Photographic Collection compiled by May Ellingsen
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
10
File Number
40
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
[198-?]
Scope and Content
Typed list "Photographic Collection" - seems to be a list of the volumes of the Cortes Island Photographic Collection compiled by May Ellingsen
Storage Location
5-27
Storage Range
5-27
Name Access
Douglas, Gilean
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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
[195-]
Scope and Content
Handwritten and typed recipes, probably for the Women's Institute cookbook
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
10
File Number
41
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
[195-]
Scope and Content
Handwritten and typed recipes, probably for the Women's Institute cookbook
Storage Location
5-28
Storage Range
5-28
Name Access
Douglas, Gilean
Subject Access
Women's Institute
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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
1945-1950
Scope and Content
Clippings and articles about women's issues (employment and marriage)
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
10
File Number
43
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
1945-1950
Scope and Content
Clippings and articles about women's issues (employment and marriage)
Storage Location
5-30
Storage Range
5-30
Name Access
Douglas, Gilean
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Certificate of Life Membership in the British Columbia Women's Institute

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
1989
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
14
File Number
20
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
1989
Storage Location
6-19
Storage Range
6-19
Name Access
Douglas, Gilean
Women's Institute
Subject Access
Women's Institute
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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Series
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca.1904]-1993
Scope and Content
Series consists of prints, slides and negatives of photographs taken by Douglas or collected by her. There are 1,145 photograph prints, 358 slides and ca. 560 negatives. Photographs dated before 1948 are duplicates of photos in the Gilean Douglas Fonds at University of British Columbia Library Rare Books and Special Collections; photographs of Cortes Island and Channel Rock are held by the Cortes Island Archives.
Other Title Info
Title based on contents of the series.
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Series
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca.1904]-1993
Physical Description
ca. 2,352 photographic records (1147 prints : b&w and col. - ca. 560 negatives : b&w and col. negatives ; 35 mm and 14 x 11 cm or smaller - 645 slides : col. slides ; 35 mm)
Scope and Content
Series consists of prints, slides and negatives of photographs taken by Douglas or collected by her. There are 1,145 photograph prints, 358 slides and ca. 560 negatives. Photographs dated before 1948 are duplicates of photos in the Gilean Douglas Fonds at University of British Columbia Library Rare Books and Special Collections; photographs of Cortes Island and Channel Rock are held by the Cortes Island Archives.
Name Access
Douglas, Gilean
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
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Gilean Douglas with other members of the Women's Institute executive

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1960]
Scope and Content
Photograph of Gilean Douglas (second from right) and members of the Women's Institute executive.
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0055
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 24.5 x 19.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Gilean Douglas (second from right) and members of the Women's Institute executive.
Subject Access
Women's Institute
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Gilean Douglas with members of the Women's Institute

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950-1960]
Scope and Content
Photograph of Gilean Douglas with members of the Women's Institute (Needs ID)
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0056
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950-1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 24.5 x 19.5
Scope and Content
Photograph of Gilean Douglas with members of the Women's Institute (Needs ID)
Subject Access
Women's Institute
Images
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View of the small island in the bay at Channel Rock

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950s]
Scope and Content
Photograph showing the small island in the bay beside the house at Channel Rock, from the beach.
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0058
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950s]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 8 x 5.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph showing the small island in the bay beside the house at Channel Rock, from the beach.
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The beach between Channel Rock and the small island at low tide

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950s]
Scope and Content
Photograph showing the beach and channel between Channel Rock and the small island at low tide.
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0070
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1950s]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 10.5 x 7.5
Scope and Content
Photograph showing the beach and channel between Channel Rock and the small island at low tide.
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