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3480 East Marine Drive property

File consists of records relating to the 3480 East Marine Drive property owned by J.S. Matthews. Includes correspondence, receipts, a large map of the property lot, an indentuer signing the property over to Florence Vera Matthews, and papers concerning old leases on the property during the 1930s to Chinese tenants.

[The first C.P.R. Station in Port Moody]

Photograph shows Mr. Ford, J. Bass, J.P. Phelan, Mr. Petridge, G. Storey, Mr. Preston, J.J. Mackin, Stanley Henderson, Bob Benedict, Evelyn Smith, James S. Fagan, Mr. Heward, George Morrow, William Downie, Fred Sinclair, A.J. Dana, Graham Boston, Luke Moore, J.J. Mulhall and others

Visit of H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh

Series consists of material documenting the 1951 visit of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh to Vancouver. Includes news clippings, photographs, correspondence, and copies of minutes of the city's Entertainment, Reception, and Security Committees. Materials were assembled and pasted into a volume by J.S. Matthews.

[Credit Foncier Building]

Item is progress photograph of construction of Credit Foncier Building at 850 West Hastings Street (at Hornby Street). Photograph shows sections of columns.

[Credit Foncier Building]

Item is progress photograph of construction of Credit Foncier Building at 850 West Hastings Street (at Hornby Street). Photograph shows workers with sections of the facade.

[Credit Foncier Building under construction]

Item is progress photograph of construction of Credit Foncier Building at 850 West Hastings Street (at Hornby Street). Photograph also shows portions of the Metropolitan Building (837 West Hastings) and theVancouver Club (901 West Hastings).

[Credit Foncier Building under construction]

Item is progress photograph of construction of Credit Foncier Building at 850 West Hastings Street (at Hornby Street). Photograph is aerial view showing the Abbotsford Hotel and other buildings on Pender Street.

[Credit Foncier Building under construction]

Item is progress photograph of construction of Credit Foncier Building at 850 West Hastings Street (at Hornby Street). Photograph is aerial view showing the Abbotsford Hotel and other buildings on Pender Street.

CPR buildings, bridges, dock and boats

File contains photographs of the first Hotel Vancouver, the CPR station, Empress of Japan, S.S. Beaver wrecked on the rocks at Stanley Park, views of Stanley Park, and scenes of the Capilano River and dam. File also includes a small number of photographs of Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington State.

The Porteous Album

File is four pages from an album containing photographs of the Leamy and Kyle Sawmill, logging camps, C.P.R. locomotive "Old Curly" and Deadmans Island

Construction of hospitals and Shannon residence

File is album of photgraphs of Essondale Hospital and Vancouver T.B. Hospital, including progress photographs of their construction. Album also includes some photographs of Shannon residence (at 7101-7201 Granville Street, originally owned by the Rogers family, then the Taylor family) and of the Motor Vehicle Testing building on Georgia Street.

[J.W. Berry's store near Murrayville]

Photograph shows Roderick Cummings (in apron), John W. Lee, Charles McInnes and others. Notes on back include: ", Murrayville. Roderick Cummings, 2575 Yale Road, in butcher's apron. John W. Lee. McDonald Road 3/4 mile from Murrayville. Old store at Murrayville. Chas McInnes behind telephone pole. J.W. Berry owned this store at the time."

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