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Early Canadian militia in British Columbia

Series consists of records relating to the activities of the 6th Regiment D.C.O.R. prior to the First World War, as well as to the training, battles, homecoming, honours, and ongoing association of the 102nd Battalion, C.E.F. and its members. Als...

Matthews, James Skitt, Major

Major Matthews collection

  • AM54
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1974

The collection consists of Major Matthews' private papers and records gathered by Matthews relating to the history of Vancouver when he was City Archivist. It includes numerous military records; collected photographs, [186-?]-1968; correspon...

Matthews, James Skitt, Major

Narvaez's reconnaissance, Rio Blancho 1791

Item is a map of the coast from Lummi Island, Washington north to Burrard Inlet, showing the route of Narvaez's explorations, modern and Spanish place names, and location of trails.

Matthews, James Skitt, Major

Narvaez, 1791

Item is a map of the Lower Mainland, with place names as given n Narvaez's exploration maps and locations of First Nations villages, between Boundary Bay and Gambier Island.

Matthews, James Skitt, Major

Sko-Mish-Oath : the territory of the Squamish Indian People : Indian villages and landmarks : Burrard Inlet and Howe Sound before the whitemans came

Item is a print of a map by Major James Skitt Matthews, City Archivist, showing villages, landmarks and rivers of Howe Sound and Burrard Inlet using their indigenous names. The map also shows elevations and wildlife populating the area. It was com...

Matthews, James Skitt, Major