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CIMAS information files
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
textual records
Scope and Content
Cortes Island Museum maintains informational files on subjects of local interest as a research resource. Contents of files may contain clippings or photocopied newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence (including printed email correspondence) and other non-archival material. This is a dynamic file, with changes made on an on-going basis.
Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
textual records
Scope and Content
Cortes Island Museum maintains informational files on subjects of local interest as a research resource. Contents of files may contain clippings or photocopied newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence (including printed email correspondence) and other non-archival material. This is a dynamic file, with changes made on an on-going basis.
Storage Range
Drawers 1-4
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CIMAS audiovisual collection

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CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
multiple media
Date Range
1978-2016
Scope and Content
The CIMAS audiovisual collection consists of sound and video recordings on various media. Subject matter includes interviews with residents of Cortes Island and nearby islands, events which occurred on the island and musical and theatrical performances by island artists and groups. Material is arranged in three series according to physical type: Audio tapes; CDs and DVDs, and VHS tapes. Items which do not have accession records have been given an arbitrary FIC (Found In Collection) number depending on their date of processing.
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society
Material Type
multiple media
Date Range
1978-2016
Physical Description
54 cassette tapes ; 11 CDs ; 17 DVDs ; 20 VHS tapes
Scope and Content
The CIMAS audiovisual collection consists of sound and video recordings on various media. Subject matter includes interviews with residents of Cortes Island and nearby islands, events which occurred on the island and musical and theatrical performances by island artists and groups. Material is arranged in three series according to physical type: Audio tapes; CDs and DVDs, and VHS tapes. Items which do not have accession records have been given an arbitrary FIC (Found In Collection) number depending on their date of processing.
Storage Location
CD/DVD album
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CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Series
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1978-2011
Scope and Content
Series consists of cassette tapes of interviews with residents of Cortes Island and nearby islands, of recordings of events which occurred on the island, and of musical performances by island artists and groups. Twenty-six of the tapes are interviews about the history of the island and early settler families done by Oonagh O'Connor for the Cortes Island Seniors' Building Society in 1995. Other interviews were recorded by museum volunteers gathering information for exhibits. In 2017 the 54 cassette tapes in the collection at that time (along with 21 cassette tapes from Fonds # 2007.001: May and Elmer Ellingsen, 1 VHS tape and 1 mini-DVD) were digitized with a $1,000 grant from the Terry Reksten Memorial Fund, administered by Friends of the BC Archives. There are three components to each item: the original cassette tape, an electronic .wav file preservation master made from the original tape, and an .mp3 access file. The electronic files are stored on archival quality CDs as well as on a dedicated hard drive and the .mp3 files are available on the Museum and the Archives computers.
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Series
Series Number
1
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1978-2011
Physical Description
54 cassette tapes
Scope and Content
Series consists of cassette tapes of interviews with residents of Cortes Island and nearby islands, of recordings of events which occurred on the island, and of musical performances by island artists and groups. Twenty-six of the tapes are interviews about the history of the island and early settler families done by Oonagh O'Connor for the Cortes Island Seniors' Building Society in 1995. Other interviews were recorded by museum volunteers gathering information for exhibits. In 2017 the 54 cassette tapes in the collection at that time (along with 21 cassette tapes from Fonds # 2007.001: May and Elmer Ellingsen, 1 VHS tape and 1 mini-DVD) were digitized with a $1,000 grant from the Terry Reksten Memorial Fund, administered by Friends of the BC Archives. There are three components to each item: the original cassette tape, an electronic .wav file preservation master made from the original tape, and an .mp3 access file. The electronic files are stored on archival quality CDs as well as on a dedicated hard drive and the .mp3 files are available on the Museum and the Archives computers.
Storage Location
Cassette tape boxes 1 and 2
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
Related Material
2007.001 - May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds 2009.001 - Island Women's Club
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Information files: Drawer 1 (A-C)

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CIMAS information files
Description Level
Series
Material Type
textual records
Part Of
CIMAS information files
Description Level
Series
Series Number
1
Material Type
textual records
Storage Range
Drawer 1
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Shirley Beaulieu interview

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Item consists of an interview of Shirley Beaulieu by Oonagh O'Connor. Subjects covered include how her family (the Guthrie family) came to Cortes in 1940 and reminiscences of life on the island, community activities and island personalities. 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
1999.004.001
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Item consists of an interview of Shirley Beaulieu by Oonagh O'Connor. Subjects covered include how her family (the Guthrie family) came to Cortes in 1940 and reminiscences of life on the island, community activities and island personalities. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
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Kathleen (Kay) Boas interview

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
An interview of Kathleen (Kay) Boas by Oonagh O'Connor. Subjects covered include Rollo and Kathleen (Kay) Boas' missionary work, including work for the Columbia Coast Mission. 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
1999.004.002
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
An interview of Kathleen (Kay) Boas by Oonagh O'Connor. Subjects covered include Rollo and Kathleen (Kay) Boas' missionary work, including work for the Columbia Coast Mission. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Subject Access
Columbia Coast Mission
Audio Recordings
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CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Item is an interview of Vernon Borden by Oonagh O'Connor. Borden talks about his childhood on Cortes in a homestead near Carrington Bay, school, community events and neighbors.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
1999.004.003
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Item is an interview of Vernon Borden by Oonagh O'Connor. Borden talks about his childhood on Cortes in a homestead near Carrington Bay, school, community events and neighbors.There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Geographic Access
Carrington Bay
Audio Recordings
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Etta and Clarence Byers interview (1)

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Item is an interview of Etta and Clarence Byers by Oonagh O'Connor. Etta Byers was a granddaughter of Mike Manson, and she talks about her family history, Cortes people and incidents, and memories of growing up on the island. 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
1999.004.004
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Item is an interview of Etta and Clarence Byers by Oonagh O'Connor. Etta Byers was a granddaughter of Mike Manson, and she talks about her family history, Cortes people and incidents, and memories of growing up on the island. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
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Etta and Clarence Byers interview (2)

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Item consists of the continuation of an interview with Etta and Clarence Byers by Oonagh O'Connor. On Side A, Etta Byers talks about her childhood on Cortes, how she met Clarence and her married life in Seaford, Von Donop, Powell River and Courtenay. On Side B, Clarence talks about when his family moved to Cortes Island, and his experiences logging, starting at age thirteen. 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
1999.004.005
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Item consists of the continuation of an interview with Etta and Clarence Byers by Oonagh O'Connor. On Side A, Etta Byers talks about her childhood on Cortes, how she met Clarence and her married life in Seaford, Von Donop, Powell River and Courtenay. On Side B, Clarence talks about when his family moved to Cortes Island, and his experiences logging, starting at age thirteen. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Subject Access
Logging
Audio Recordings
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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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Dorothea Carter interview

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Dorothea Carter, daughter of Alan and Dorothy Robertson, by Oonagh O'Connor. She tells about her grandparents settling at "Burnside" in Whaletown in the late 1800s; some family history; and incidents from her life. 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
1999.004.007
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Dorothea Carter, daughter of Alan and Dorothy Robertson, by Oonagh O'Connor. She tells about her grandparents settling at "Burnside" in Whaletown in the late 1800s; some family history; and incidents from her life. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Geographic Access
Whaletown
Audio Recordings
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May and Elmer Ellingsen interview

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of May and Elmer Ellingsen by Oonagh O'Connor. Topics covered include how Elmer came to the island and met May; logging experiences; Cortes roads and telephone system; and living at Von Donop Inlet. Several humorous stories are related. 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
1999.004.008
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of May and Elmer Ellingsen by Oonagh O'Connor. Topics covered include how Elmer came to the island and met May; logging experiences; Cortes roads and telephone system; and living at Von Donop Inlet. Several humorous stories are related. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Subject Access
Logging
Audio Recordings
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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of May Ellingsen by Oonagh O'Connor. May traces her family history and then talks about her childhood on Cortes and Hernando Islands; meeting and marrying Elmer; living in a float house at logging camps in Loughborough Inlet, Phillips Arm and Von Donop Inlet; and moving the house to Hague Lake in 1952. 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
1999.004.009
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of May Ellingsen by Oonagh O'Connor. May traces her family history and then talks about her childhood on Cortes and Hernando Islands; meeting and marrying Elmer; living in a float house at logging camps in Loughborough Inlet, Phillips Arm and Von Donop Inlet; and moving the house to Hague Lake in 1952. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Subject Access
Logging
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Robbie Graham and Ann Dewar interview

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Robbie Graham and Ann (Robertson) Dewar by Oonagh O'Connor. Robbie talks about how his father, Hector Graham, moved to Cortes Island in the 1920s; early days on Cortes; schools and teachers; fishing. Ann talks about schools; her aunt Meg Shaw; her experiences logging, starting at age twelve. 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
1999.004.010
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Robbie Graham and Ann (Robertson) Dewar by Oonagh O'Connor. Robbie talks about how his father, Hector Graham, moved to Cortes Island in the 1920s; early days on Cortes; schools and teachers; fishing. Ann talks about schools; her aunt Meg Shaw; her experiences logging, starting at age twelve. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Subject Access
Logging
Fishing
Audio Recordings
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Dolly and Harold Hansen interview

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Dolly (Jeffery) and Harold Hansen by Oonagh O'Connor. Topics covered include the Jeffery family history; how Harold came to Cortes; logging; picking salal; and raising eight foster children. 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
1999.004.011
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Dolly (Jeffery) and Harold Hansen by Oonagh O'Connor. Topics covered include the Jeffery family history; how Harold came to Cortes; logging; picking salal; and raising eight foster children. There is a short summary of the interview, written by May Ellingsen, in the cassette case.
Subject Access
Logging
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CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Doris Hope, at her home in Refuge Cove, by Oonagh O'Connor.
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Creator
O'Connor, Oonagh
Series Number
1
Item Number
1999.004.012
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Doris Hope, at her home in Refuge Cove, by Oonagh O'Connor.
Geographic Access
Refuge Cove
Audio Recordings
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Nelllie Jeffery and Jack Cowan interview

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Nellie Jeffery and Jack Cowan by Oonagh O'Connor.
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Creator
O'Connor, Oonagh
Series Number
1
Item Number
1999.004.013
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Nellie Jeffery and Jack Cowan by Oonagh O'Connor.
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CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Dave McCoy by Oonagh O'Connor.
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Creator
O'Connor, Oonagh
Series Number
1
Item Number
1999.004.014
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Dave McCoy by Oonagh O'Connor.
Audio Recordings
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Maryann McCoy interview (1)

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Maryann McCoy by Oonagh O'Connor(Part 1 of 2).
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Creator
O'Connor, Oonagh
Series Number
1
Item Number
1999.004.015
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Maryann McCoy by Oonagh O'Connor(Part 1 of 2).
Audio Recordings
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Maryann McCoy interview (2)

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Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Maryann McCoy by Oonagh O'Connor (Part 2 of 2).
Part Of
CIMAS audiovisual collection
Description Level
Item
Creator
O'Connor, Oonagh
Series Number
1
Item Number
1999.004.016
Material Type
sound recording
Date Range
1995
Digitized Date
February 2017
Physical Description
1 cassette tape
Custodial History
Found in collection
Scope and Content
Recording is an oral history interview of Maryann McCoy by Oonagh O'Connor (Part 2 of 2).
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