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CIMAS audiovisual collection

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Part Of
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 ; 21 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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Curiouser & Curiouser exhibit

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Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
electronic records
Date Range
2019-2020
Scope and Content
File contains two catalogs of the "Curiouser & Curiouser" exhibit in the Cortes Island Museum, 2019/2020, curated by Christian Gronau. Modelled loosely on the fabled cabinets, boxes, rooms and chambers of the Renaissance, this exhibition was an invitation to reawaken the unreserved and almost childlike interest and curiosity of age when Europeans shook off the shadows of the Dark Ages and awoke to the fascination of the external world. When people of intellect and time to spare went (for better and for worse) in search of adventure, discovery and illumination, to all the corners of the Earth. They came back with stories full of wonder and brought back specimens full of mystery and promise. Their curiosity changed forever the ways in which humans look upon the world.
Part Of
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society fonds
Description Level
File
Creator
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society
Fonds Number
2021.001
Series Number
2
File Number
1
Material Type
electronic records
Responsibility
Written by Christian Gronau
Date Range
2019-2020
Scope and Content
File contains two catalogs of the "Curiouser & Curiouser" exhibit in the Cortes Island Museum, 2019/2020, curated by Christian Gronau. Modelled loosely on the fabled cabinets, boxes, rooms and chambers of the Renaissance, this exhibition was an invitation to reawaken the unreserved and almost childlike interest and curiosity of age when Europeans shook off the shadows of the Dark Ages and awoke to the fascination of the external world. When people of intellect and time to spare went (for better and for worse) in search of adventure, discovery and illumination, to all the corners of the Earth. They came back with stories full of wonder and brought back specimens full of mystery and promise. Their curiosity changed forever the ways in which humans look upon the world.
Name Access
Gronau, Christian
Subject Access
Historical research
Documents

Curiouser-Curiouser-Catalogue-1.pdf

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Curiouser-Curiouser-catalogue-2.pdf

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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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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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