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Alta Lake School Board fonds

  • CA WMA 1987_003
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1980

Records of the Alta Lake School Board including:

'The Alta Lake School Gazette' photocopied editions from 1939.

Folder 1 - School District #48 miscellaneous correspondence regarding history and potential shut down in 1971 - British Columbia Department of Education Annual Reports for Alta Lake School (1934 to 1936).

Folder 2 - Alta Lake School insurance policies (1930s) - PGE Railway and Alta Lake School land lease agreement (1933) - Myrtle Philip school board insurance correspondence.

Folder 3 - 'Philosophy and Organization of Secondary Education in the Howe Sound Secondary School' presentation report (1968) - Miscellaneous correspondence - School board minutes (1976/77) - Thank you cards.

Folder 4 - 'Squamish Ethnobotany' report (1972) - Teachers and principals Bulletin No. 1 School District #48 (1973).

Folder 5 - High school graduation ephemera.

Folder 6 - British Columbia Department of Education Alta Lake School inspection reports (1930s) - Myrtle Philip correspondence regarding Alta Lake School (1930s).

Folder 7 - British Columbia Department of Education Alta Lake School inspection reports (1930s) - Teacher reports and salary contracts concerning Miss Margaret Partridge (1930s) - Medical inspections of Alta Lake School (1930s) - Bookstore and miscellaneous receipts - Alta Lake School textbook usage reports. Various correspondence.

Folder 8 - Receipts and correspondence pertaining to the building and foundation of Alta Lake School.

Folder 9 (Envelope 1) - Photograph of declaration to Myrtle Philip in recognition of pioneering and settling.
'Informational Report prepared for Howe Sound School District #48: Secretarial and Clerical Help [and] Auxiliary School Personnel' (1969).
Copies of The Alta Lake School Gazette (1939).

Alta Lake School

Community Work

Documents relating to Sonya McCarthy's work in the community through clubs, charities, committees, and event planning.

Education

Materials gathered by Sara Jennings which were created by/for her education at Myrtle Philip Elementary School (including a 1986 newsletter) and Pemberton Secondary School (including assignments she completed between 1990 and 1994).

Hospitality Certificate Course

Items related to Sonya McCarthy's completion of the Province of British Columbia's Hospitality Course, including a Hospitality Course Certificate, an accompanying letter from Minister Claude Richmond, a congratulatory Tourism Canada coin embedded in a letter from the federal government, and Sonya's written test taken to prove completion of the course.

Jenny Bett's Writings - Memoirs

Memoirs written by Jenny Betts (nee Jardine) recounting her life, starting from her birth in 1912 and finishing with entries written in 1982 celebrating Lizzie Neiland's 100th birthday. Jenny recounts her family's many moves, the death of her father, her mother's remarriage to Thomas Neiland, the logging operation and daily life in the Whistler Valley (at Mons, Alpha Lake, 34 1/2 Mile [Function Junction area], and Nita Lake), the birth of her brothers Robert and Thomas, her Uncle Jim Laidlaw's time in the valley, meeting and marrying Wallace Betts, logging work at the Alaric operation at Parkhurst, tobogganing, raising her children, flooding in the early 1940s, her brothers' service in World War II, the family's time at Port McNeill on Vancouver Island living at a work camp Wallace was working at, her appendicitis operation and hemorrhages which required a blood transfusion from Wallace, Thomas Neiland's passing and the selling of the 34 1/2 Mile property in the 1950s.

After many blank pages, there is an entry from December 19-28, 1981 recounting a large holiday get-together with the extended Jardine family in the Lower Mainland (each couple travelling from several places in BC to join). The following page is an entry written by Jenny on February 22, 1982 describing another large family get-together with the Jardine clan at a nursing home to celebrate Lizzie Neiland's 100th birthday with some champagne.

Letter from Jenny Jardine to Echo-Marie Fawks (nee Betts) and her husband, Don - April 7, 1995

Letter from Jenny Jardine to Echo-Marie Fawks (nee Betts) and her husband, Don, written on April 7, 1995. In the letter, Jenny recounts her and her family's life living in the Whistler Valley between the 1900s and the 1940s - at Rainbow Lodge, Mons, Alpha Lake, and finally at 34 1/2 Mile [Function Junction area]. Stories she recounts include their relationship with the Philips and Harry Horstman, hikes on Sproatt Mountain and to Cheakamus Lake, mail delivery, schooling, scavenging berries along the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and Howard Gebhart and her brothers' serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. She finishes the letter talking about her recent trip to Northern BC, the Yukon, and Alaska. The letter was enclosed in an envelope with notes written by Louise Smith regarding the letter's custodial history. The letter was given to Louise by Echo-Marie (Louise's cousin), who lived with her husband, Don, in Whistler from c. 1990 to c. 2012.

Myrtle Philip's "What's New" Newsletter No. 23 - 1986

"Myrtle Philip's What's New?" Newsletter No. 23 from Myrtle Philip Elementary School, dated June 24, 1986. This one-page newsletter was issued at the end of the 1985/86 school year and contains a thank-you to parents and friends, an overview of plans for the next year (including a projected number of students and class sizes), an announcement about upcoming French classes, a note about changes in staff, a date for the intermediate awards ceremony, a staff list, and a reminder of the school start date in September.

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