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Hornby Island Elder Housing Society Collection

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Hornby Island Community Archives

R.G. 6

Acc. No.: 2016-04-06/10, 2016-04-28/2


Finding aid created by Hannah Wiseman

Last updated: November 2019

Title: Hornby Island Elder Housing Society Collection

Level of description: collection

General material designation: textual records, graphic materials, architectural drawings, and objects

Extent: 3 cm

Creator(s): Hornby Island Elder Housing Society (1992-present)

Dates of creation: 1989-2007

Administrative history: Incorporated and registered as a charitable organization in 1992, Hornby Island Elder Housing Society provides affordable housing for senior Hornby Island residents. The housing is located at The Village, a 5-acre site located at 5775 Central Road. The non-profit society is funded by donations, fundraising efforts, and volunteer hours.

Scope and content: The records pertain to the formation of the society, its fund-raising activities, plans for the creation of the housing complex, and financial projections and transactions. The collection includes textual records, meeting minutes, pamphlets, members and donors lists, financial statements, plans and proposals, architectural drawings, newspaper clippings, and photocopies of the society’s Certificate of Incorporation and Society Act.

Source of supplied title: Title is based on the creator of the collection.

Immediate source of acquisition: A number of records in the collection were collected by the archivist/committee members in 1992 and 1993 (992.67, 992.181, 993.22). All other original accession date(s) and donor(s) are unknown as Hornby Island Community Archives acquired the records several years prior to their being accessioned in 2016. An accrual was added to the collection from the Archives’ backlogged records in 2016 (Acc. No. 2016-04-28/29).

Arrangement: The original order of the materials has been retained in the archival arrangement.

Language of materials: English

Record no.: R.G. 6

Repository: Hornby Island Community Archives

Rights: Copyrights of architectural plans and technical drawings are held by the architects or engineers.

Finding aids: Finding aid available with file level control.

Accruals: Further accruals are expected.

File Inventory

Box 1

1-1 Notices, notes, discussion paper and ephemera, 1989-1992

Re: Senior Housing in Island Communities conference, survey, handwritten notes from Senior Housing Forum, “A Seniors Village for Hornby Island – A Discussion Paper” by Michael Smith, and newspaper clippings

1-2 1993 Non-Profit Housing Program Expression of Interest, 1993

Re: Seniors Housing, Vancouver Island District. By Hornby Island Elder Housing Society

1-3 Ephemera, reports, notices and financial documents, 1995

Re: newspaper clipping, Elder Housing Report, notice of AGM, booklet containing short history, certificate of incorporation, financial statements, minutes from AGM and Board of Directors

1-4 Member/Donar List, 1995

1-5 Notes, minutes and reports, 1996

Re: Elderhousing residences design aspects, “Program for Senior’s Villgage on Hornby Island” by Katherine Ronan, Planning Committee minutes, Planning Committee report

1-6 Architectural drawings, 1996

Re: “Village Green” Model preliminary design, draft designs including site plan, isometric view, and floor plan, and miscellaneous drawings by Katherine Ronan

1-7 Forms and minutes, 1997

Re: Draft tenancy agreement, board meeting agenda, board meeting minutes, and residency application form

1-8 Elderhousing Strategic Plan, 1998

1-9 Notes, reports and financial documents, 2002

Re: handwritten notes, AGM Village Report, and financial statements

1-10 Ephemera, 1993, n.d

Re: raffle tickets, pamphlets, notices, posters for fundraisers and Harvest Festival

1-11 Hornby Harvest Festival rosette, n.d.

Accrual 2019-11-25/96

1-12 Seniors Housing in Island Communities. Conference Project, 1990

Re: Final Report

1-13 Elder Housing 2001 Stategic Planning Meeting, 2000

1-14 Assisted Living, 2001-2005

Re: contained in a binder, removed for archival purposes, original order retained

1-15 Assisted Living, 2001-2005

Re: contained in a binder, removed for archival purposes, original order retained

1-16 Hornby Island Assisted Living Project, c2003, 2006

Re: Hornby Island Assisted Living Project proposal and Seniors Mulit-level facility Proposal Overview

1-17 3 Architectural drawings, 2003, n.d

Re: Hornby assisted living project preliminary design sketch site plan, ground floor plan and untitled by Katherine Ronan

1-18 Notices, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes and notes, 2004-2005, 2007, n.d

Re: information meeting notice, Elder Housing AGM reports, notes, meeting minutes, canvassing interest and miscellaneous