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John E. Walker collection

  • AM346
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1966

The collection consists of photocopies of a memoir written by Dr. John E. Walker about J.A.R. Homer.

Walker, John E.

Sir James Douglas collection

  • AM229
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1859

The collection consists of letters sent to Governor Douglas from the District of Fort Yale - one unsigned dated 19 November 1858, one from P.B. Whannell, J.P., dated 31 December 1858, one from George Perrier, J.P., at Hill's Bar dated 4 Janua...

Willson E. Knowlton collection

  • AM350
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1884

The collection consists of miscellaneous papers, primarily agreements and financial papers, relating to the Chinese on the west coast of North America from 1858-1884. The donor also included notes on the collection.

Knowlton, Willson E.

Ralph Dorland collection

  • AM266
  • Item
  • 1858

The collection consists of a copy of the certificate of marriage issued 26 October 1858 to Stephen Henry Dorland and Mary Jane Greene of Prince Edward County, Ontario.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton fonds

  • AM508
  • Fonds
  • 1858

The fonds consists of letters written in 1858 to Sir Bulwer-Lytton from individuals seeking commissions on government appointments in British Columbia.

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward Lytton, Baron

St. John the Divine Church fonds

  • AM447
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1903

The fonds consists of the parish register of St. John the Divine; two original drawings by the church's first rector, William Crickmer; and reproductions of two of Crickmer's other drawings.

St. John the Divine (Anglican) Church (Maple Ridge, B.C.)

McRoberts family fonds

  • AM26
  • Fonds
  • 1860-[1914]

The fonds consists of family records, including a diary of Hugh McRoberts, 1883, miscellaneous correspondence, and other records, including those of Charles Edward Bunting and Maude E. Bunting, and a floral album of poems and autographs addressed ...

McRoberts family

R.C. Harris collection

  • AM410
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1877

The collection consists of photocopies of an 1860 sketch map showing a blazed line from False Creek to English Bay drawn by A.T. Breakenridge of the Royal Engineers and an 1877 map of Greater Vancouver.

Harris, R.C.

Madeline Roedde collection

  • AM460
  • Item
  • 1860-1900

The collection consists of photocopies of the Roedde family register taken from the family Bible.

Charles Montgomery Tate fonds

  • AM225
  • Fonds
  • [186-?]-1940

Fonds consists of an autobiography of Tate entitled "Life and Missionary Activities of Rev. Charles Montgomery Tate"; an address prepared by J.S. Matthews for the unveiling of a bronze tablet in honour of Rev. Tate at St. Andrews Wesley ...

Tate, Charles Montgomery, Reverend

Holy Trinity Cathedral fonds : 1860-1949

  • AM603
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1976

The fonds consists of baptism, death, and marriage registers, 1862-1916, and parish registers and general papers, 1860-1949.

Holy Trinity Cathedral

John F. Allison et al. collection

  • AM847
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1903

The collection consists of miscellaneous letters, pre-emption records and other material relating to land claimed by the Allisons, Walter Moberly, Thomas Glennie, Edgar Dewdney, John Coe and P. Nind in the area of Hope and the Similkameen.

Kwong Lee and Company collection

  • AM15
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1862

The collection consists of miscellaneous receipts and invoices issued at Fort Yale, Victoria and New Westminster. Included is a letter from Benjamin Wadsworth, Clerk of Colonel Moody.

Storey, Jean M.

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

Anglo-British Columbia Packing Company fonds

  • AM870
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1972

The fonds consists of business records from the Anglo-British Columbia Packing Company and its American subsidiaries. Most of the records span the time 1891 to 1968. The majority of the records from the ABC Packing Company fall into three series...

Anglo-British Columbia Packing Company

Bell-Irving family collection

  • AM1
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1980, 1861-1968 predominant

The fonds consists of primarily of the records of Henry Ogle Bell-Irving, including his diaries (1889-1930), a deed book (1887-1894), address books, scrapbooks (1903-1931), a file of loose clippings which includes a copy of schedule of sundry pers...

Bell-Irving family

Quine family fonds : 1861-1885

  • AM245
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [195-?]

The fonds consists of copies of correspondence between various members of the Quine family, concerning family matters, the Cariboo Gold Rush and local conditions in British Columbia. Fonds also includes a typescript copy of one letter.

Quine family

George Maxwell fonds

  • AM81
  • Fonds
  • 1861-[ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of Maxwell's essays and sermons along with photographs of the Synod of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, taken in 1861, and a photograph of Maxwell taken at a church picnic in the 1890s.

Maxwell, George Ritchie

William Beveridge fonds

  • AM1149
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1939

The fonds consists of the birth certificate of Willam Beveridge, two last wills and testaments, a lease for property in California, two photographs and newsclippings.

Beveridge, William

George Robertson Gordon collection

  • AM436
  • Item
  • 1862-1905

The collection consists of a diary kept between 1862 and 1905 by an unidentified person, who travelled extensively around the world working at various jobs, including gold mining, prospecting and farming. This person worked in South Africa, Calif...

Wesleyan Methodist Church collection

  • AM194
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1901, 1923

The fonds consists of roll books of the Nanaimo Methodist Sunday School class, 1863-1882; a copy of the "Institute," a church paper published in Vancouver (March 1889); and programmes for the services and activities of the Home Street Ch...

Nanaimo Methodist Sunday School

Thomas Townley fonds

  • AM28
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1918

The fonds consists of miscellaneous crown grants, conveyances and deeds relating to various lots on or near Burrard Inlet in Group One, New Westminster District. There are also papers touching on court cases and claims, political organizations, bu...

Townley, Thomas O.

Jean F. Tener collection

  • AM477
  • Item
  • 1863-1945

The scrapbook contains chiefly newspaper clippings on poetry, Chester B. Macneill, a prominent Vancouver lawyer, and on Vancouver's social circle in the 1940s. There are miscellaneous letters and notes relating to poetry and C.B. Macneill.

Southcott family fonds

  • AM113
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1933

The fonds consists of family photographs; correspondence relating to the death of Private Charles Caldwell (nephew of Annie Southcott); legal papers relating to J.J. Southcott's apprenticeship in 1863; J.J. Southcott's Masonic certificat...

Southcott family

Michael Huculak fonds

  • AM442
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1896, 1947-1984

The fonds consists of research notes and correspondence relating to the publication, When Russia Was in America, 1965-1975; biographies, memoirs and correspondence regarding the 50th Anniversary Committee (participants in the November 1, 1918 resu...

Huculak, Michael

Paul Yee fonds

  • AM1523
  • Fonds
  • 1864-2007

The fonds consists of Paul Yee’s personal correspondence and records of academic achievement, writing and research files, subject files, photographs, and sound recordings, as well as publications and ephemera that he collected. These records relat...

Yee, Paul

Granville Townsite collection

  • AM839
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1905

The collection consists of copies of documents concerning Granville townsite, and subsequent contention between the City of Vancouver, the Province of British Columbia, and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. The documents may have been present...

City of Vancouver Archives postcard collection

  • AM1052
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1864]-1963

Collection consists of postcards of families, individuals, street scenes, neighbourhoods, buildings, ceremonial occasions, social events, sports, business, transportation, and military subjects pertaining to mainly to Vancouver and other cities i...

John Robson collection

  • AM517
  • Item
  • 1865

The collection consists of a copy of a letter re distribution of the "British Columbia" newspaper in the interior from John Robson, 1865.

Ben A.R. Morley collection

  • AM252
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1954

The collection consists of the running orders for the Royal Train during its passage through British Columbia. Collection also includes a list of sternwheelers of the B.C. interior.

Morley, Ben A.R.

Walter Moberly fonds

  • AM33
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1956; predominant 1898-1915

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, maps, printed works, and clippings 1865-1956. They relate to Walter Moberly's continued interest in history, exploration, surveying, railway construction (both Transcontinent...

Moberly, Walter

British Columbia, Legislative Council collection

  • AM179
  • Fonds
  • 1865

The collection consists of a copy of No. 10. An Ordinance to amend the Dues leviable at the Port of New Westminster [18th March, 1865.]. It is signed by Charles Good, Clerk, Arthur N. Birch, Presiding Member, and Frederick Seymour, Governor.

Francis Carter-Cotton fonds

  • AM752
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1919

The fonds consists of incoming correspondence from various notables of Carter-Cotton's time, among them Wilfred Laurier and Sandford Fleming. There are miscellaneous personal papers and legal documents, and a collection of early newspapers, i...

Carter-Cotton, Francis Lovet

Clarke family fonds

  • AM157
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1914

The fonds consists of 33 diaries covering the years 1867-1914; miscellaneous financial records, 1896-1901; and printed works, including a rate book published by the Mainland Fire Underwriters' Association annotated by William Nelson Clarke, s...

Clarke family

John Bell fonds

  • AM144
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1948

The fonds includes Bell's birth and baptismal certificates together with his timber scaler licence application and his memoirs; there are also pencil sketches and sketch maps to illustrate the memoirs. Included is a photograph of a diary page.

Bell, John Warren

Manley family collection

  • AM601
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1923

This collection consists of the marriage certificate of C.M. Douglas and Elizabeth Manley, 1909; letter to mother from J.F. Manley, 72nd Battalion re conditions in trenches, France, 1916; notification of J.F. Manley's death, 1917; location of...

George Henry Cowan fonds

  • AM800
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1957

The fonds consists of correspondence, speeches and related notes, expense reports, certificates and publications pertaining to Cowan's personal life, political involvement and career and his legal career.

Cowan, George Henry

Homer family fonds

  • AM72
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1964

The fonds consists of family correspondence, 1868-1964; historical notes, photographs and other materials, 1931-1957; and clippings. Correspondence includes copies of letters from Governor Frederick Seymour and Sir John A. Macdonald to Mrs. J.A.R....

Homer family

Vancouver Public Library fonds

  • VPL
  • Fonds
  • 1868-2001, predominant 1887-1977

Fonds consists of the following record series, relating to the administration of Vancouver's public library system (and including one very early collected item, relating to Burrard Inlet's first library). Also included within the "...

Vancouver Public Library

John Leckie fonds

  • AM45
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1955

The fonds consists of diaries, 1894-1895; personal correspondence, 1869-1955, the earliest of which concerns several members of the Leckie family; business correspondence, 1910-1947; photographs of military and other subjects, maps, and mining sur...

Leckie, John Edwards

Hastings Sawmill Company fonds

  • AM27
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1905

The fonds consists of a letterbook (1870), including invoices, company store accounts receivable, statements of lumber shipped on various vessels and records of lumber sawn at the mill; agreement for sale of the B.C. and Vancouver Island Spar, Lum...

Hastings Saw Mill Company

Miller family fonds

  • AM819
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1983

The fonds consists of photocopies of various histories, notes, correspondence, photographs and genealogical information on the Miller and Springer families to 1983.

Miller family

Mercantile Mortgage Company fonds

  • AM123
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1988; 1908-1985 predominant

The fonds consists of textual records, including architectural plans and sketches, and photographs relating to the administration and operation of Mercantile Mortgage Company Limited, Estates Investment Limited and the other Thomson family corpora...

Mercantile Mortgage Company Limited

Reginald Ritchie fonds

  • AM876
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1985, predominant 1903-1918

The fonds consists of portions of a manuscript about Ritchie's early days in the west and Alaska; personal and business correspondence; mementos of World War I; and photographs.

Ritchie, Frederick Arthur Reginald

Wilson family fonds

  • AM362
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1974

The fonds consists of personal papers and church records (including sermons) of George Halford Wilson, and papers (correspondence, reports, scrapbooks) from Halford David Wilson's business and political life. Fonds includes photographs of St....

Wilson family

Eleanore Jane Rittenhouse fonds

  • AM1323
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870]-1999

Fonds consists of records documenting the personal life of Jane Rittenhouse, her family, and her involvement in community affairs in Vancouver.The fonds contains diaries, correspondence, and other writings of E. Jane Rittenhouse, as well as photos...

Rittenhouse, Eleanore Jane

Everett Crowley fonds

  • AM904
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1984

The fonds consists of papers, publications and photographs relating to various topics: the Vancouver Junior Board of Trade, the Rowell-Sirois Report, provincial-municipal relations, Vancouver City Planning Commission, discrimination and Vivian Eng...

Crowley, Everett

James J. Sutherland fonds

  • AM457
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1939 ; predominate 1879-1888

The fonds consists of indentures, conveyances, and other legal documents relating to land transfers in Port Moody, New Westminster, Hope, and Vancouver, 1870-1906. Many items deal with the Canadian Pacific Railway. There are also miscellaneous n...

Sutherland, James J.

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