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"Allan, Pete, Chickie and Henry at the wharf"

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Part Of
Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1919]
Scope and Content
Photograph of Allan (last name?), Pete (Margaret Middleton), Chickie (real name?) and Henry (last name?) seated on a rock beside the dock in Whaletown. A Union Steamship is behind them and the wharf and freight shed are to the right.
Part Of
Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Creator
Whalley, Dorothy Huck
Fonds Number
2011.001
Series Number
1
Item Number
2011.001.093
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1919]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 11 x 6 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Allan (last name?), Pete (Margaret Middleton), Chickie (real name?) and Henry (last name?) seated on a rock beside the dock in Whaletown. A Union Steamship is behind them and the wharf and freight shed are to the right.
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
Geographic Access
Whaletown
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Ballantyne family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
graphic material (electronic)
sound recording (electronic)
Date Range
1929-[ca. 1950s?]
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs of the Gorge Harbour Lodge and Lodge activities, the Corneille and Ballantyne families, and Gladys Ballantyne's house, Gypsy Hill.
Part Of
Ballantyne family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Fonds Number
2020.006
Material Type
graphic material (electronic)
sound recording (electronic)
Date Range
1929-[ca. 1950s?]
Physical Description
24 photographs (jpeg)
1 audio interview (mp4)
History / Biographical
Bobby (Elizabeth) Corneille Ballantyne (1914-2009) was born in Vancouver and moved to Cortes Island as a young child. She was 4 years old when her father died suddenly on Marina Island in 1919; she remembers that they had to wait 3 days for a Union Steamship to get the body. Her mother Tena (Sarah Christena) Corneille (1877-1949) bought a tourist lodge at the east end of Gorge Harbour in 1929, and ran it until 1936 with the help of her two teen-age daughters. Gorge Harbour Lodge offered accommodations in the main building or in tents, tennis and badminton courts, and excellent boating, bathing and fishing. Vacationers came up from Vancouver on the Union Steamships for a round-trip ticket price of $6.65. The annual Regatta was the main social event of the season, with people arriving by boat from Cortes and the surrounding islands. It featured boat and swimming races, and a dance in the evening. Gladys Georgeson Ballantyne (1882-1964), first came to Cortes in about 1910. In about 1920 she bought a property in Whaletown (now 640 Whaletown Rd.) that she called "Gypsy Hill". She was one of the original members of the Whaletown Friendly Circle, later the Whaletown Women's Institute. Gladys, her son Bill, daughter Valerie and her fiance were all on Cortes building a summer cottage when the Depression suddenly hit. Their off-island jobs fell through, and they remained at "Gypsy Hill" for the duration. Bill Ballantyne (1908-1993) was in the Merchant Marine from 1924-1929. When he was unable to find work on ships during the Depression, he took whatever jobs he could find hand-logging and fishing. Bill and Bobby Corneille were married in 1937. They and other young Whaletown residents formed the Gorge Harbour Dramatic Society to help raise funds to build a community hall, and Bill was the work boss of the building crew for the Gorge Hall. In 1941 they moved to Victoria, and after the war settled in Courtenay with their two sons Peter and Ross. In the late 1950s they returned to Whaletown on Cortes Island where they fished for many years on the gulf troller “Viking”. During that time many young “deckhands” spent time aboard during summer vacations. On retirement, Campbell River became their home.
Custodial History
Electronic records were downloaded in 2012 from an internet address provided by Peter Ballantyne. One photograph was scanned from a photograph temporarily loaned by John and De Clarke.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs of the Gorge Harbour Lodge and Lodge activities, the Corneille and Ballantyne families, and Gladys Ballantyne's house, Gypsy Hill.
Name Access
Ballantyne, Peter
Ballantyne, Gladys
Ballantyne, Bill
Ballantyne, Bobby
Corneille, Sarah
Subject Access
Logging
Union Steamship Company
Fishing
Transportation
Water transport
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
Whaletown
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Byers family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
graphic material
Accession Number
2020.003
Date Range
1937-1972
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of ten photographs (nine black and white; 1 coloured) depicting members of the extended Byers/ Manson families, logging at Seaford and Von Donop Inlet, and the Union Steamship Chelohsin.
Part Of
Byers family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Byers family
Fonds Number
2020.003
Accession Number
2020.003
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1937-1972
Physical Description
10 photographs
History / Biographical
Henry and Ruth Byers, Ervin and Florence (Manson) McKay, Clarence and Etta (McKay) Byers, Ken and Hazel (McKay) Hansen, Scotty and Amy (Byers) McKenzie moved to Von Donop Inlet in 1939, where they ran a logging operation.
Custodial History
Found in Information Files folder (Byers family), August 1, 2020 and transferred to Archives.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of ten photographs (nine black and white; 1 coloured) depicting members of the extended Byers/ Manson families, logging at Seaford and Von Donop Inlet, and the Union Steamship Chelohsin.
Storage Location
Photo box 3
Name Access
Byers, Henry and Ruth
Byers, Clarence and Etta
Hansen, Ken and Hazel
McKay, Ervin and Florence
McKenzie, Scotty and Amy
Subject Access
Logging
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
Von Donop Inlet
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"Captain Harry Roach of the Union S.S. Line who knows Rose Spit well"

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Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1955]
Scope and Content
Photograph of Capt. Harry Roach of the Union Steamship Line, standing on the deck of his ship.
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.1089
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1955]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 8 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Capt. Harry Roach of the Union Steamship Line, standing on the deck of his ship.
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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Crowd of people standing on the government dock at Manson's Landing

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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 crowd of people on the government dock at Manson's Landing, likely waiting for the arrival of a Union Steamship. They are standing in front of a building sided with vertical shake boards, with "Cortes Island" and "Telegraph Office" signs on its side. View is looking along the Spit.
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.064
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1920s]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w: 10 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a crowd of people on the government dock at Manson's Landing, likely waiting for the arrival of a Union Steamship. They are standing in front of a building sided with vertical shake boards, with "Cortes Island" and "Telegraph Office" signs on its side. View is looking along the Spit.
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
Geographic Access
Manson's Landing
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Muriel and William Whiting fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
1926-1929
Scope and Content
File contains records relating to the Whiting's egg business: feed orders and price lists, bills, receipts for eggs sold and Union Steamship bills of lading.
Part Of
Muriel and William Whiting fonds
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
2018.003
Series Number
3
File Number
1
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
1926-1929
Scope and Content
File contains records relating to the Whiting's egg business: feed orders and price lists, bills, receipts for eggs sold and Union Steamship bills of lading.
Storage Range
1-21
Name Access
Whiting, Muriel and William
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
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Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1919
Scope and Content
Photograph of Elsie Allen, daughter of Charlie and Jenny Allen of Gorge Harbour, standing beside a railing of a Union Steamship.
Part Of
Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Creator
Whalley, Dorothy Huck
Fonds Number
2011.001
Series Number
1
Item Number
2011.001.123
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1919
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 6 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Elsie Allen, daughter of Charlie and Jenny Allen of Gorge Harbour, standing beside a railing of a Union Steamship.
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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Ernel Logging - ephemera

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
ephemera
Date Range
1949-1950
Scope and Content
File contains Union Steamship tickets; United Airlines tickets.
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
File
Creator
Ellingsen, Elmer
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
3.1
File Number
10
Material Type
textual records
ephemera
Date Range
1949-1950
Scope and Content
File contains Union Steamship tickets; United Airlines tickets.
Storage Location
2-28
Storage Range
2-28
Subject Access
Logging
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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Gilean Douglas (left) aboard the "Cardena"

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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 (left) sitting on the deck of the Union Steamship "Cardena".
Part Of
Gilean Douglas fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
1999.001
Series Number
18
Item Number
1999.001.0881
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1960]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 7 x 11.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Gilean Douglas (left) sitting on the deck of the Union Steamship "Cardena".
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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Group of people suspended on a swinging platform of a Union steamship

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[1950s]
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.380
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[1950s]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 13 x 10 cm
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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Henrietta Barnard standing beside a freight shed; a Union steamship is visible through the opening

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[1950s]
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.398
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[1950s]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 21 x 25 cm
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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"Jean and I, S.S. [illegible]"

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Part Of
Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1922]
Scope and Content
Photograph of Joyce Robertson and Dorothy Huck seated on the deck of a Union Steamship.
Part Of
Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Creator
Whalley, Dorothy Huck
Fonds Number
2011.001
Series Number
2
Item Number
2011.001.346
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1922]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 4.5 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Joyce Robertson and Dorothy Huck seated on the deck of a Union Steamship.
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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John Manson - financial records

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
1912-1935
Scope and Content
File contains John Manson's receipts and checks, including a Union Steamship bill of lading for one horse.
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
6
File Number
7
Material Type
textual records
Date Range
1912-1935
Scope and Content
File contains John Manson's receipts and checks, including a Union Steamship bill of lading for one horse.
Storage Location
6-14
Storage Range
6-14
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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Maclean family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
graphic material
Accession Number
2019.023
2021.003
2021.006
Date Range
1951-1971
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of sixty prints and slides dating from 1951 to 1971. It includes scenes of of Cortes Island school students, logging, and the Union Steamship. Most photographs are from the Whaletown area. There are 16 slides of a logging camp at the Quatam River in Ramsey Arm, BC.
Part Of
Maclean family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Fonds Number
2019.023
Accession Number
2019.023
2021.003
2021.006
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1951-1971
Physical Description
29 photographs : b&w; 31 slides : colour
History / Biographical
The Maclean family (parents Don and Doris, and children Janice, Heather and Ian) lived in Whaletown from 1961 to 1973. Don Maclain's parents, John and Edna Maclean, lived for many years in Edmonton, Alberta. When their son came home from the war they bought property near Coulter Bay and moved to Cortes Island. Don Maclean became a fisherman, eventually living on his fishing boat. Doris Lancaster Maclean was born and raised in Victoria, B.C. In the late 1940s she answered a call from the Anglican Church to come and do Vacation Bible School with the Columbia Coast Mission on Cortes and nearby islands. Doris and Don married in 1954. They moved to Cortes Island in 1961 when Don was hired to operate the Columbia Coast Mission boat, the "Alan Greene". They lived in the Mission house in Whaletown, next to the church. Don Maclean acted as a Lay Reader for the Columbia Coast Mission in the 1960s when no clergymen were available, holding services in the three Anglican churches on the island. In 1967 the Diocese sold the "Alan Greene" and the Macleans were required to move out of the mission house. Maclean built a house on the beach of what used to be called Jardine’s property, although by this time it was owned by a cousin of Doris Maclean. He was hired as the Industrial First Aid man on site for the building of the Whaletown Ferry dock and after that worked as a clam digger. The Maclean family left Cortes in 1973 and moved to Regina, SK. The house that Don built was rented for a couple of years and then sold and moved to a new location; it burned down a few years later.
Custodial History
Twenty-seven photographs and 15 slides were mailed to CIMAS by Janice Maclean Kerr in 2019; two more photos were mailed in Apr. 2021; 16 slides were mailed in Sept. 2021
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of sixty prints and slides dating from 1951 to 1971. It includes scenes of of Cortes Island school students, logging, and the Union Steamship. Most photographs are from the Whaletown area. There are 16 slides of a logging camp at the Quatam River in Ramsey Arm, BC.
Storage Location
Photo Box 3 Slide Box 2
Name Access
Kerr, Janice Maclean
Subject Access
Transportation
Columbia Coast Mission
Fishing
Union Steamship Company
Water transport
Geographic Access
Whaletown
Quatam River
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Man and woman in front of fence

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Accession Number
2018.002
Date Range
[192-?]
Scope and Content
Postcard, sent to Jack Manson via Union Steamship, with interesting message on back.
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.547
Accession Number
2018.002
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[192-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph postcard: b&w; 14 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Postcard, sent to Jack Manson via Union Steamship, with interesting message on back.
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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Manson's Landing from aboard the "Cardena"

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1923-1958]
Scope and Content
Photograph of Manson's Landing taken from aboard the Union Steamship "Cardena".
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.029
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1923-1958]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w: 12.5 x 7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Manson's Landing taken from aboard the Union Steamship "Cardena".
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
Geographic Access
Manson's Landing
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May Ellingsen Historic Photograph Collection: Album Eight

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Part Of
May Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
File
Material Type
graphic material
textual records
Scope and Content
Album 8, "Harbours and Marinas on Cortes Island", contains photographs of wharves and their surroundings in Whaletown, Manson's Landing, Cortes Bay, Marina Island, Camp/Subtle Island, and other nearby coastal areas.
Part Of
May Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
File
Creator
Ellingsen, May
Fonds Number
2004.002
Series Number
1
File Number
8
Material Type
graphic material
textual records
Physical Description
1 binder : 70 pages
Scope and Content
Album 8, "Harbours and Marinas on Cortes Island", contains photographs of wharves and their surroundings in Whaletown, Manson's Landing, Cortes Bay, Marina Island, Camp/Subtle Island, and other nearby coastal areas.
Name Access
Ellingsen, May
Subject Access
Aquaculture
Ferries
Fishing
Postal services
Union Steamship Company
Water transport
Geographic Access
Cortes Island
Documents

Album 8-May Ellingsen Historic Photograph Collection.pdf

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"Miss Stern on S.S. Cheakamus, 1917"

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Part Of
Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1917
Scope and Content
Photograph of Miss Stern standing on the deck of the Union Steamship S.S. Cheakamus.
Part Of
Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Creator
Whalley, Dorothy Huck
Fonds Number
2011.001
Series Number
1
Item Number
2011.001.044
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 6 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Miss Stern standing on the deck of the Union Steamship S.S. Cheakamus.
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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"Mr. B. Allen, Whaletown wharf"

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Part Of
Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1919]
Scope and Content
Photograph of Bernie Allen standing on the Whaletown wharf. A Union Steamship and a woman seated on a stack of pallets are in the background.
Part Of
Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds
Description Level
Item
Creator
Whalley, Dorothy Huck
Fonds Number
2011.001
Series Number
1
Item Number
2011.001.131
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1919]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 6 x 10
Scope and Content
Photograph of Bernie Allen standing on the Whaletown wharf. A Union Steamship and a woman seated on a stack of pallets are in the background.
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
Geographic Access
Whaletown
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Mrs. Barnard and the captain of a Union steamship, standing on deck beside a shuffleboard game

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Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[1950s]
Part Of
May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds
Description Level
Item
Fonds Number
2007.001
Series Number
13
Item Number
2007.001.377
Material Type
graphic material
Date Range
[1950s]
Physical Description
1 photograph print: b&w; 13 x 10 cm
Storage Location
Photograph Box 4
Subject Access
Union Steamship Company
Transportation
Water transport
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