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Part Of
Brooks family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
graphic material
Accession Number
2019.021
Date Range
1941-1956
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of sixteen photographs depicting people and scenes, primarily of the Manson's Landing area. Identification was provided by Fred Brooks Jr. in an interview with Cathy Jenks.
Part Of
Brooks family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Fonds Number
2019.021
Item Number Range
2019.021.001 - .016
Accession Number
2019.021
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1941-1956
Physical Description
15 photographs : b&w 1 photograph : colour
History / Biographical
Alethea and Frederick (Fred) James Brooks Sr. and their two sons, Frederick (Fred) Earl, Jr. and Bob, lived on Cortes Island from ca. 1941 to 1944, near Manson's Landing. Fred Sr. logged in Cortes Bay and employed two of the Hawkins boys, Bill and George. Fred Jr. attended grades three to six at Cortes Island school before the family moved to Pender Harbour. Some of the names he recalls are: the Christiansen kids (Robert, Jim, and a sister), the Tibers on the west side of Cortes Island, and the Jefferys of Smelt Bay.
Custodial History
Fred Brooks Jr. gave the photographs to Cathy Brooks of Pender Harbour Living Heritage Society, who facilitated the donation by collecting the photographs, donation form and information from Brooks and sending the materials to CIMAS.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of sixteen photographs depicting people and scenes, primarily of the Manson's Landing area. Identification was provided by Fred Brooks Jr. in an interview with Cathy Jenks.
Storage Location
Photo box 3
Name Access
Brooks, Fred
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
Manson's Landing
Related Material
Pender Harbour Living Heritage holds related material from the Brooks family: https://penderharbourheritage.pastperfectonline.com/bysearchterm?keyword=Brooks+family
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Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
[199?]
Scope and Content
Binder contains a photocopy of a Province of BC bulletin on how to pre-empt land (1929), and a list of pre-emptions from the records in the BC Archives in Victoria.
Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
2021.001
Series Number
1
File Number
1
Material Type
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
[199?]
Physical Description
1 binder : 18 pages
Scope and Content
Binder contains a photocopy of a Province of BC bulletin on how to pre-empt land (1929), and a list of pre-emptions from the records in the BC Archives in Victoria.
Subject Access
Historical research
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
Documents

Cortes Island-Early Pre-emptions.pdf

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Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
Series
Material Type
electronic records
Scope and Content
This series contains catalogs and other records of Museum exhibits.
Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
Series
Creator
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society
Fonds Number
2021.001
Series Number
2
Material Type
electronic records
Physical Description
2 files : .pdf
Scope and Content
This series contains catalogs and other records of Museum exhibits.
Subject Access
Historical research
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
Documents

Von Donop Creek, Volume 2.pdf

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Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
Series
Material Type
textual records (electronic)
electronic records
Scope and Content
This series contains material donated to the Library.
Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
Series
Creator
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society
Fonds Number
2021.001
Series Number
3
Material Type
textual records (electronic)
electronic records
Scope and Content
This series contains material donated to the Library.
Subject Access
Historical research
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
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Memoir of Captain Frederic Vernon Vosper, 1935-2016

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Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
textual records (electronic)
Date Range
2017
Scope and Content
This memoir, written by Captain Frederic (Fred) Vosper, contains family history, photographs, clippings and stories of Vosper's life on Cortes and in coastal British Columbia. It is reproduced here with the kind permission of Patricia Vosper.
Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
File
Creator
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society
Fonds Number
2021.001
Series Number
3
File Number
1
Material Type
textual records
textual records (electronic)
Date Range
2017
Physical Description
1 coil-bound book : 168 pages 1 file: .pdf
History / Biographical
Frederic (Fred) Vernon Vosper (1935-2016) was born in Vancouver BC and grew up on the coast, always around boats and water. Occupations included tug boat captain and owner, hard-hat salvage diver, and hand logger. Fred married Patricia in 1956, and they had six children. The Vospers lived in Cortes Bay from 1975 to 1982, and returned to Cortes in 1990, after Fred retired.
Custodial History
A copy of the book was donated to CIMAS in 2021 by Patricia Vosper, who gave permission for the book to be scanned and made available online.
Scope and Content
This memoir, written by Captain Frederic (Fred) Vosper, contains family history, photographs, clippings and stories of Vosper's life on Cortes and in coastal British Columbia. It is reproduced here with the kind permission of Patricia Vosper.
Subject Access
Historical research
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
Documents

Captain Frederic Vernon Vosper, 1935-2017.pdf

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