Carl Nelson fonds. --1912-1970. - - 2 cm of textual records.

Carl Nelson (1885-1968) came to Gillies Bay, Texada Island in 1910. He was a farmer, logger and at various time found work off the island.

The fonds consists of records of the Carl Nelson fonds. Includes two handwritten notebooks.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Immediate source of acquisition: Robert Wishlaw

Series description available.

Custodial History: The diaries were given to Robert Wishlaw by David Abercrombie

Physical description: Fragile. The covers are coming off.

Series: Carl Nelson fonds


  • Notebooks. - - 1912-1970. - - 2cm of textual material

The series consists of two notebooks that chronicle work and planting dates and other events that made up his life. No explanation as to why there are entries in the diary after his death in 1968.

Title based on contents of series.