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BC Gay and Lesbian Archives

  • AM1675
  • Fonds
  • 1976-Feb. 2018

Collection consists of textual records (primarily textual ephemera), periodicals, photographs, posters, and audiovisual materials pertaining to LGBTQ2+ communities in Vancouver and British Columbia.

Central Lions CPR 374 Station Society collection

  • AM1378
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2000

Collection consists of two videos and associated papers of C.P.R. Locomotive 374, which pulled the first transcontinental passenger train into Vancouver on May 23, 1887. The Great Barrier video was filmed at Three-Valley Gap in 1937 to commemorat...

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden Society fonds

  • AM1068
  • Fonds
  • 1981-[2009]

Fonds consists of the following records:S1 - Records of the Administration CommitteeS2 - Records of the Board of TrusteesS3 - Records of the Building CommitteeS4 - Records of the Documentation CommitteeS5 - Records of the Education CommitteeS6 - R...

Accounts Ledger fonds

  • AM853
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1925

Fonds consists of a accounts ledger book. The provenance is unknown. The accounts are recorded alphabetically in Chinese by name of client. The entries represent transactions for general merchandise including: sugar, soy sauce, rice, and tea.

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Constance Brissenden Collection

  • AM1410
  • Fonds
  • 1992

Fonds consists of a photograph, research notes, a resume, and a biography of sculptor Chung Hung. Brissenden was hired to produce a profile of sculptor Chung Hung. Chung was born in Canton in 1946 and arrived in Canada in 1969. He created several ...

Brissenden, Constance

Skyline Toastmistress Club fonds

  • AM1004
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1984

The fonds consists of brochures, programmes, meeting notices, clippings and photographs of the Skyline Toastmistress Club.

Skyline Toastmistress Club

Queenie Nightingale Collection

  • AM1411
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1951

The collection consists of photographs, newsclippings, a pamphlet on the Westminster Regiment, a military registration receipt, and postcards.

Nightingale, Queenie

Gordon Stevens fonds

  • AM1198
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1986

Fonds consists of 2 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings that relate to the Juvenile Court and the establishment of a BC Probation Officer’s Association. Also present are histories of the BC Juvenile Court, the BC Provincial Court, and Criminal Justi...

Stevens, Gordon

City of Vancouver fonds

  • COV
  • Fonds
  • 1886-present

The fonds consists of records made or received by the City of Vancouver and its various departments and offices, including boards and agencies that report directly to the City, as well as the records of the Municipality of Point Grey and the Munic...

Vancouver (B.C.)

Thomas Wicks fonds

  • AM236
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1854-1947]

The fonds consists of correspondence and personal papers, relating to farming ventures, 1931-1947; a letter concerning the Alert Bay Mission Church, 1913; a letter to Wicks from MacKenzie King, 1946; the manuscript of Wicks autobiography; several...

Wicks, Thomas P.

Forwin Bogdan Collection

  • AM993
  • Fonds

The collection consists of programmes, brochures, newsletters, Christmas cards, certificates and photographs.

Bogdan, Forwin

James Robison fonds

  • AM1002
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1976

The fonds consists of biographical files as well as reports and photographs documenting civic events and the activities of the Permits and Licenses Department of the City of Vancouver.

Robison, James

Women's Auxiliary of the Vancouver Pioneer's Association fonds

  • AM371
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1987

The fonds consists of minute books, annual reports, membership records, financial records, photographs, and a scrapbook. Also present is a history of the association.

Women's Auxiliary of the Vancouver Pioneers' Association

Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association fonds : 1935-1988

  • AM1009
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1989

The fonds consists of minutes of the Association. The minutes for the 1970s and 1980s also include correspondence and other documents mentioned in the minutes. Also present is a transcript of an interview with Joan Sutherland.

Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association

Ladies' Orange Benevolent Association collection

  • AM176
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1967

The collection contains newsletters, reports of proceedings, correspondence and programmes. Also present are two histories: one of the R.W. Grand Lodge of B.C., May 1955 to May 1963; and the other of Miypah Lodge No. 200, 1918-1942.

Ladies' Orange Benevolent Association

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation fonds

  • AM1556
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2005; predominant 1969-2005

Fonds consists of annual reports, budgets, meeting minutes, policies, correspondence, court records, proposals, research reports, publications, and subject files generated by SPEC in the course of carrying out its functions and activities. Arrang...

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

Sunset Community Association fonds

  • AM68
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1956

The fonds consists of correspondence, legal and financial records, films, clippings and other papers of the Sunset Community Association; minutes (1937-1939) of the South Main Community Club; as well records from a time capsule created in 1949 for...

Sunset Community Association

Deadman's Island land use Privy Council records collection

  • AM202
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1911

Collection consists of records arising from various legal proceedings regarding land rights and land use on Deadman's Island. Records include proceedings of an appeal case between the federal and provincial governments before the Privy Counc...

Great Britain. Privy Council

Bertram Emery fonds

  • AM303
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1897]-1971

The fonds consists of personal papers, 1897-1971; pharmaceutical items; narcotics registers, 1937-1971; references to community, especially Kitsilano, business, 1935-1969; photographs of interiors and exteriors of drugstores in Vancouver and Victo...

Emery, Bertram

O.E. and Dora Ozburn fonds

  • AM815
  • Fonds
  • 1922

The fonds consists of student notebooks of O. E. and Dora Ozburn at the Provincial Normal School, Vancouver, on handwork, drawing, penmanship, nature and weaving.

Ozburn, O.E.

Workmen's Compensation Board of British Columbia fonds

  • AM327
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1975

The fonds consists of volumes of clippings and articles on the history of the Workmen's Compensation Board, Vancouver, 1919-1975.

Workmen's Compensation Board of British Columbia

Hugh Ronald Kenvyn collection

  • AM432
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1948

The collection consists of nine scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, including Kenvyn's regular newspaper column on matters of maritime and shipping interest "Over the Foreyard" for 1934-1938. There are also clippings from 1935 to 19...

Kenvyn, Hugh Ronald

Edward L. Affleck Collection

  • AM1145
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1955

Fonds consists of programs, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and playbills that relate to St. Helens/Point Grey Community Operatic Society. Also present is a typescript history of the Greater Vancouver Operatic Society. The photog...

Affleck, Edward L.

Henry Lyman Corey fonds

  • AM1268
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1946

The fonds consists of six scrapbooks that document Corey's time in office. Also present is an autograph book and a council minute book. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, invitations, announcements, and memorabilia.

Corey, Henry Lyman

Greater Vancouver Weavers' and Spinners' Guild fonds

  • AM881
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2006

The fonds consists of scrapbooks, newsletters, minutes of executive and general meetings, special papers, photographs, and other ephemera.

Greater Vancouver Weavers' and Spinners' Guild

Emily E. Edwardes collection

  • AM175
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1916

The collection consists of a notebook containing references to medical matters, notes of lectures attended and a cartoon.

Edwardes, Emily E.

Vancouver Pioneers' Association fonds

  • AM112
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1976

The fonds consists of the membership rolls of the Vancouver Pioneers' Society and Vancouver Pioneers' Association; minutes; correspondence; accounts; circular letters; programmes of various V.P.A. social events; photographs of pioneer re...

Vancouver Pioneers' Association

Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association fonds

  • AM336
  • Fonds
  • 1610-1988, 1995-1997; predominant 1920-1970

Fonds consists of records arising from the activities of the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association.Fonds includes constitutions and bylaws; minutes of meetings; financial records such as financial statements, budgets, and membership fee re...

Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association

Joe Quan fonds

  • AM1563
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2006

Fonds consists of photographs, audiovisual material and some textual material created or accumulated by Joe Quan. The fonds contains three 16 mm films of the 1958 Chinatown Dragon Parade, the 1960 Chinatown Parade, and Miss Chinatown pageant 1960....

Quan, Joe

R.M. Martin collection

  • AM282
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The collection consists of correspondence and two maps related to Mr. Martin's plans.

Martin, R.M.

Charles Busteed Fowler fonds

  • AM214
  • Fonds
  • 1825, 1874-1934

Fonds consists of records created and received by Fowler in his personal and professional life. Records include invitations, correspondence, notes by Fowler on his various experiences, biographical and genealogical notes, Fowler's will and p...

Fowler, Major Charles Busteed

Vancouver General Hospital fonds

  • AM320
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1992

Fonds consists of published annual reports for 1905, 1908 and 1912-1955; minutes of the Board of Directors, 1902-1958; minutes of the Medical Board, 1931-1965; general correspondence files (mainly of the chief administrator) 1906-1980; medical sta...

Vancouver General Hospital

Coast Grain & Feed Company Ltd. fonds

  • AM1034
  • Fonds
  • 1921 - 1937

Fonds includes a notebook from the Coast Grain and Feed Co. Ltd. containing mintues of meetings as well as documents which include the following: meeting notices, resolutions, financial statements, banking and borrowing bylaws (1921, 1925, 1928, 1...

Coast Grain & Feed Co.

Eva Matsuzaki collection

  • AM833
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1974

This collection was donated by Eva Matsuzaki, an architect with Erickson's firm, who was project supervisor for the courthouse renovations. It contains the two-part feasibility report prepared for the City in 1974, plans and drawings of the ...

Matsuzaki, Eva

Vancouver Historical Society fonds

  • AM478
  • Fonds
  • 1936-2009

The fonds consists of minutes 1936-1950, 1963-1972, 1992-2009; general and project operational records, 1936-1972, 1987-2009; membership lists; and subject files on different activities. There are also newsletters and various Society publications....

Vancouver Historical Society

Women's Auxiliary to the Vancouver General Hospital fonds

  • AM452
  • Fonds
  • 1904-2002

The fonds consists of minutes, 1906-1965, 1999-2001; a letterbook, 1911-1922; notes and correspondence; annual reports, 1955-1964; financial records; clippings; and photographs.The fonds is arranged into 6 series: Minute books, News clippings, Pho...

Vancouver General Hospital. Women's Auxiliary

Vancouver Natural History Society fonds

  • AM484
  • Fonds
  • 1906-2016

The fonds consists of minutes, memberships, financial records, publications, newsletters, maps, posters, and reports, including the Christmas Bird Census returns, 1960-1891. Also included are records relating to the summer camps in 1971 (Chilcotin...

Vancouver Natural History Society

Norman Wright collection

  • AM1011
  • Fonds
  • 1909

The collection consists of a cheque signed by Robert Service drawn on the Canadian Bank of Commerce payable to Gault Brothers Ltd.

Richard F. Kennett collection

  • AM1003
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1985

The collection consists of historical meteorological notes.

Kennett, Richard F.

Warnett Kennedy collection

  • AM1001
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1978

The collection consists of essays relating to waterfront development in Vancouver.

Kennedy, Warnett

Robert Baird collection

  • AM865
  • Item

The collection consists of a photocopy of Robert Baird's reminiscences, from 1815 to 1868, including a description of his travels on Vancouver Island and in the Lower Mainland, ca. 1859 (see pages 25-30).

Richard Cousins fonds

  • AM864
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1912

The fonds consists of invoices from various suppliers to Cousins pertaining to his business.

Cousins, Richard

Tommy Howard collection

  • AM863
  • Item

The collection consists of a poem written by Tommy Howard (b. 1879, d. 1962) entitled "My Homeland Calling", about Vancouver, ca. 1950.

Sheriff of the County of Westminster fonds

  • AM862
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1910

The fonds consists of a ledger of receipts and payments for marriage licences and maintenance of prisoners, kept by T. J. Armstrong, Sheriff of the County of Westminster.

County of Westminster. Sheriff

Jung Boo Sum collection

  • AM871
  • Item
  • 1918-1932

The collection consists of a Chinese immigration certificate issued to Sum Jung Boo by the Immigration Branch, Department of the Interior, 1918, with subsequent stampings to 1932; includes photograph. The control of immigration of Asians into Can...

Robin G. Keirstead collection

  • AM869
  • Item
  • 1984-1985

The collection consists of a research paper by Robin Keirstead entitled "Archives and the City of Vancouver. Major Matthews, City Hall and the Search for a Permanent Home". (Two versions, 1984-1985.)

David Gibson collection

  • AM867
  • Item
  • 1977

The collection consists of an analysis of the 1930 Voters' List by ward and poll, compiled by David Gibson.

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