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Fonds AM303 - Bertram Emery fonds

[A man speaking to clowns and other activities on stage in front of Kitsilano Pool for Kitsilano ... [Interior of Bert Emery Drug Store at 2190 West Broadway] [The Kitsilano Boys Band in a parade on Burrard Street] [View of Bert A. Emery Drug Store at 2189 West Broadway] Crowning of Kitsilano Queen [Marjorie Wilson] by Mrs. G.G. McGeer People swimming in English Bay, gathered on slide and diving board Firehall #14 at Slocan and Hastings Streets Georgia Street Viaduct World Building [128 West Pender Street] Court House, Vancouver [Interior view of] Terry's Drug Store, Victoria, B.C. Bert A. Emery [standing with two other people in the entrance of Terry's Drug Store] Bert A. Emery, Manager [of] Terry's Drug Store (Branch) [at] Douglas and Pandora Streets [Interior view of] Terry's Drug Store, Victoria, B.C., Sam McClure, Architect Interior view of Terry's Drug Store Interior view of Terry's Drug Store [Interior of] Terry's Drug Store, Victoria, B.C. Interior view of Terry's Drug Store [Interior view of] Terry's Drug Store, Victoria, B.C. Interior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. Interior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. Interior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. Interior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. Interior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. Interior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. Interior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. Interior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. Exterior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. at 2189 West Broadway Bert Emery standing inside Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. Bert Emery and staff of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. inside store Interior views of the Bert A. Emery Drus Ltd. Interior view of Bert A. Emery Drugs Ltd. store with staff and soda fountain Exterior view of Bert Emery Drugs Ltd. at 2189 West Broadway Bertram Emery in a group portrait with Vancouver City Council Bertram Emery in a group portrait with Vancouver City Council Bertram Emery sitting at a desk Bertram Emery holding an invitation autographed by Anthony Eden Bertram Emery and the Vancouver Park Board Xmas Card to retiring Commissioner Theo Barry, Greater Vancouver Water Board Captain Vancouver Committee in session Alderman Frank Baker dressed as Captain George Vancouver Windsor Street, West Heading, 8th Avenue, Sewer Tunnel Culture on Vancouver City Council Young boy with garbage cart at a Kitsilano parade Young boy dresses as a clown in a children's parade in Kitsilano Kitsilano queen and ladies in waiting Kitsilano Queen Marjorie Wilson, Kitsilano Day Kitsilano Queen [Marjorie Wilson], Kitsilano Day Kitsilano Queen, Miss Margery [Marjorie] Wilson, Kitsilano Day [queen and maids of honour on float] Kitsilano Queen, [Margorie Wilson], Kitsilano Day
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Bertram Emery fonds

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AM303

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  • [ca. 1897]-1971 (Creation)
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    Emery, Bertram

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  • 1.8 m of textual records
  • 105 photographs

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Bertram Emery (1893-1977) was born in Victoria where he worked as a pharmacist until 1918, at which time he joined the RAF (Canada). Between 1920 and 1924 he operated a drugstore on Mayne Island. In 1924 he moved to Vancouver, working first with the Vancouver Drug Company, and in 1937 opening his Vest Pocket Drug Store. Emery was active in community work in Kitsilano and served as a Parks Commissioner from 1946 to 1949. He served as an Alderman from 1960 to 1965.

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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 Victoria, scenery in Stanley Park, and various civic-related events, including Kitsilano Days; texts of C-FUN City Hall reports, 1963-1965; records pertaining to Park Board activities, 1948-1950, 1962 1964; City Council minutes, correspondence, special references, 1960-1965. The records have been arranged into two subseries: Private papers and Civic papers.

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Donated in 1974 by Dr. A.W. Emery of Richmond, B.C., son of Bertram Emery.

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Photographs in this fonds have been assigned identifiers with the prefix CVA 294.

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