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McQueen family fonds
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James McQueen - Papers

File includes a traveller's descriptive account entitled Trip to Vancouver, by James McQueen (1891); correspondence and other material concerning McQueen's real estate holdings, including receipts re: building at Bute and Haro Streets (1895); and miscellaneous personal papers.


File includes The Phonetic Journal, British Columbia, and the Westminster Hall Magazine, and an invitation to the sixty-seventh anniversary of the Incorporation of Vancouver (1953).

McQueen Family - Pamphlets

File includes the Advertiser Portrait Gallery, re: biographical sketches and portraits; Report of an Investigation into the Vancouver City Archives, by John Hosie, Provincial Archivist, Victoria; and The Church in the Modern City, by Rev. Andrew Roddan.

McQueen family fonds

  • AM465
  • Fonds
  • 1782-1796, 1874-1978

The fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs and personal reminiscences of the McQueen family, including a series of letters from a James McQueen in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1782-1796 re: the French revolution, West Indies slave trade, parliamentary reform, corn laws and a variety of contemporary political and social events, family and personal matters; minutes of the Women's Educational Club, 1913-1919; a Whetham College calendar; miscellaneous papers of the Shaughnessy Heights Property Owners' Association, 1953-1966; a taped CBC interview with Kate McQueen, 1978; copies of the Westminster Hall Magazine and the Westminster Review, 1911-1917; photographs depicting the family, the family home, and Queen's Park fairgrounds; and materials relating to numerous organizations, including the Vancouver Art Gallery and Museum, King Edward High School, the Vancouver Pioneer's Association, and various women's clubs.

McQueen family

Women's Canadian Club

File includes correspondence and a booklet entitled 1909-1930 Women's Canadian Club, Vancouver, B.C. Mrs. M.A. MacLean.

[Women's groups - various]

File contains Annual Meeting agendas for the Vancouver Local Council of Women, clippings related to the Vancouver District Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), Vancouver Women's Clubs directories and copies of The Chronicle: A Weekly Newspaper for Women and Western Women's Weekly.