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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

Miss Alice England collection

  • AM215
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1896

The collection consists of four receipts: Christ Church Building Co. Ltd., 1894; Burnaby Statute Labour Tax receipts, 1895 and 1896; and an inspector's permit to extend sewer line, 1896.

England, Alice

Mon Alex Club of Vancouver fonds

  • AM1458
  • Fonds
  • 1945-2003

The fonds include the history, by-laws, rules, accounting ledgers, women's auxiliary agendas and registers, correspondence, speeches, bulletins, banquet programs, certificates and stationery, photographs (many unidentified) and a video relating to children's social activities. The materials that comprise the Mon Alex Club of Vancouver fonds were not arranged in any particular order when they arrived at the Archives.

Mon Alex Club of Vancouver

Moses Cotsworth fonds

  • AM882
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1942

The fonds consists of letters, bills, leases, papers, and publications of Moses B. Cotsworth; a photograph of John Oliver; and Vancouver publications.

Cotsworth, Moses Bruine

Mountain View [Cemetery] tombstone inscriptions (alphabetical) : 1887-1983

  • AM1377
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1983; Transcribed 1978-1983. Microfilmed Aug. 1986

Fonds consists of filmed index cards which indicate tombstone inscriptions, section location of tombstones, and name cross references, where relevant. Tombstone inscriptions vary, where indicated the birth and death dates of the buried individual(s), etc. Arranged alphabetically.

British Columbia Genealogical Society

Mrs. M.S. White collection

  • AM261
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1962

The collection consists of the provincial license granted to the Sannie Transportation Co. Ltd. in 1944, the original typescript History of the Sannie Transportation Co. Ltd. 1920-1954 by Mary S. White, and a photograph ca. 1925 of the M.V. "Sannie III".

The Sannie Transportation Co. Ltd. was formed in 1920 by G.H. Brown and Thomas Steele and was taken over in 1922 by "Tommy" White who was president until 1954. The company relinquished its franchise in 1956 when Black Ball Ferries Ltd. took over the Horseshoe Bay-Bowen Island run. In turn, it was taken over by the provincial government in 1962.

Munro family fonds

  • AM109
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1950

The fonds consists of correspondence received by J.R. Munro and D.G. Munro; blueprints and advertising material received by J.R. Munro in connection with his contracting business; a blueprint of a building for the Automobile Club of British Columbia on the Pacific Highway, 1927; maps of Surrey and Burnaby; a pioneer's certificate issued to J.R. Munro by the Vancouver Province in 1929; a copy of the United Farmer for 1 August 1920; and an instruction pamphlet for Liberal Party workers in the 1930 election.

Munro family

Neelands Bros. photograph collection

  • AM1639
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]

The collection consists of photographs by Neelands Brothers of Nelson, B.C. of the Canadian Pacific Railway route in B.C. and Nelson.

Neelands Bros.

Nelson Bottling Works fonds

  • AM1387
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1939

Fonds consists of one financial ledger which records receipts and disbursements and expenses. Also contains balance sheets.

Nelson Bottling Works

New Westminster Agency of the Department of Lands and Works fonds

  • AM94
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1906

The fonds consists of notices, indentures and other legal documents from the files of the New Westminster Agency of the Department of Lands and Works. The majority of the documents are concerned with mining claims in the area of Texada Island.

British Columbia. Department of Lands and Works. New Westminster Agency

Otto Nordling fonds

  • AM383
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1974 ; Photocopied [197-]

The fonds consists of photocopies of Nordling's correspondence with federal officials, and his notes on the Swedish Folk Society of British Columbia and Yukon Personality Peter Hurley.

Nordling, Otto

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 grave, 1923; and Charles S. Douglas' bible dated 1867. Also included in the collection is a legal agreement showing the condition of affairs between the owners of the Vancouver Cremation Society's Crematorium - owners: C.S. Douglas and J.A. McKinney.

Maraquita Walters fonds

  • AM1640
  • Fonds
  • 1918 [copied ca. 1973]

The fonds consists of photographs of interior and exterior views of the Walter C. Nichol home, designed by Samuel Maclure and built in Shaughnessy Heights, Vancouver.

Walters, Maraquita

Margaret A. Pooley fonds

  • AM1473
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1906-1935]

The fonds consists of two drawing books from Normal School, a scrapbook and a recipe book.

Pooley, Margaret A.

Margery Wade collection

  • AM797
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1916

The collection consists of telegrams and letters from Walter Moberly to Margery Wade and Norton Griffiths concerning personal matters, the New Westminster fire (1898), and railway development; Wilfred Laurier to F. C. Wade concerning Liberal politics; Noel Robinson to F. C. Wade concerning Moberly. The collection also includes 95 original cartoon drawings by John Innis and James B. Fitzmaurice depicting provincial political figures and issues such as prohibition, and 4 black and white photographic reproductions of cartoon drawings by Fitzmaurice.

Wade, Margery

Marguerite Britton fonds

  • AM686
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1979

The fonds consists of photocopies of research notes, clippings and articles on painters Charles Hatch and Victor Long, and a short history of Knox United Church and its chancel stained glass window.

Britton, Marguerite

Marpole Baptist Church collection

  • AM355
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1973

The collection consists of excerpts from organizational meetings for the establishment of a Baptist Church at Eburne, 1910-1911, history of the church, 1911-1961, general information and photographs.

Marpole Baptist Church

Mary E. Stott collection

  • AM296
  • Fonds
  • 1955

The collection consists of two photocopied pages from B.A. McKelvie's "Pageant of British Columbia", published in 1955.

Stott, Mary E.

Mary Gruchy fonds

  • AM253
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1983

The fonds consists of records created, received, and collected by Mary Gruchy. Fonds includes records pertaining to the Provincial Botanical Office, such as annual reports, notes, newspaper clippings, journals, photographs, a retirement certificate, and other materials. The fonds also includes brochures from the B.C. Mountaineering Club, and a map of Mount Garibaldi.

Gruchy, Mary J.

McGlashan family fonds

  • AM704
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1956]

The fonds consists primarily of family photographs from New Brunswick, Scotland and Vancouver. In addition, there are poems by Mrs. McGlashan, notes by McGlashan entitled "The Western Sweep of Civilization" and ephemera.

McGlashan family

McGuigan family fonds

  • AM139
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1960

The fonds includes correspondence and other personal records; copies of reports (apparently from City of Vancouver records); Grouse Mountain Scenic Incline Railway Co. records, 1911-1935; miscellaneous maps and drawings; and photographs of the McGuigan family, civic functions, Jewish-owned retail stores, street scenes, and markets.

McGuigan family

Nathaniel Rolph fonds

  • AM155
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1931

The fonds consists of correspondence and various notes dating largely from World War I. There are also various official documents belonging to Rolph, as well as photographs, postcards and souvenir pamphlets.

Rolph, Nathaniel

Native Daughters of British Columbia, Post No. 1 fonds

  • AM467
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1972

The fonds consists of "Historian's Books" (1919-1972), which record club activities. A few photographs are found in these scrapbooks. There are also records of meetings of the Post's Auxiliary to the Victorian Order of Nurses (1930-1966) and counterbooks (1887-1895) from the Hastings Mill Store.

Native Daughters of British Columbia. Post No. 1 (Vancouver, B.C.)

Rogers family fonds

  • AM1368
  • Fonds
  • 1806-2000

Fonds includes records documenting the business and family life of B.T. Rogers, his descendents and ancestor families.

Records contained in the fonds include: genealogical research done by descendants of B.T. Rogers; personal correspondence, diary excerpts and notebooks of members of the Rogers and related families; log books of the family yachts; photographs of family members, relatives and friends, company businesses; business records; family financial records; and correspondence and drawings pertaining to construction of the family's private residences.

Rogers family

Peggy Perfitt fonds

  • AM1445
  • Fonds
  • [192-?] - [193-?]

Fonds consists of 40 photographs, mainly of unidentified individuals who may have been related to Peggy Perfitt or who worked at Gault Brothers Ltd., a local textiles manufacturing and sales firm. Some of the photographs were taken on board an unidentified vessel, possibly the Prince George, and some were taken at English Bay. Two photographs show the fire at C.P.R. pier D on July 27, 1938, and two photographs are of the ship Prince George.

Perfitt, Peggy

Rebecca Dayton fonds

  • AM117
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1945

The fonds consists of photographs and assorted genealogical material, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, correspondence and a Dayton genealogy manuscript.

Dayton, Rebecca

Richard H. Trueman fonds

  • AM1589
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1911

The collection consists of photographs by Trueman of scenes on the Canadian Pacific Railway route, the Yoho Valley, Banff, Lake Louise, Blackfeet Indians, the Northwest Territories, Steveston, Vancouver and Victoria.

Trueman, Richard Henry

Robert Bruce fonds

  • AM985
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1985

The fonds consists of biographical records, family photographs, military service records and clippings of Robert Bruce.

Bruce, Robert

Robert Fuhland Donley collection

  • AM249
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1959

The collection consists of a published manuscript history of Pender Harbour, B.C., written in 1957 and revised in the author's hand in 1959. The collection also consists of photographs (including one of Portuguese Joe Gonsalves aged 75, with his daughter, Tillie, and one on her wedding day with husband Steve Dames), three negatives of Pender Harbour and a postcard of the Hotel Malaspina in Nanaimo dated 1938.

Donley, Robert Fuhland

Vaudeville photograph collection

  • AM1645
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1901]-1920

The collection consists of photographs of vaudeville performers Alfred T. Layne and Daisy D'Avara at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, as well as other performers.

D'Avara, Daisy

Vera Noecker collection

  • AM242
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1945

The collection consists of a 1902 Telephone Inspector's Hand Book; a catalogue of the Third Annual Spring Dog Show held by the Terminal City Kennel Club, 1914, together with winner's ribbons, 1914-1917; Coronation 1937 souvenir booklet prepared by the Department of Education, Victoria; Studio Christmas Annual 1938; and a Radio City Music Hall Pictorial ca. 1945.

Walter E. Frost fonds

  • AM1506
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1885] -1976; predominant 1919-1976

The fonds consists of family photographs and Frost's photographs of Vancouver city scenes; steam and diesel locomotives and other railway scenes; and ships in Vancouver harbours and docked at various Vancouver piers and wharves.

Frost, Walter E.

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 receipts; annual reports; correspondence and memoranda; guest books; records of the President and of the Director, including reports, policy statements, contracts, budgets, correspondence; and items collected by the Association, such as newspapers and clippings, pamphlets, photographs, manuscripts and books, and other materials.
As a result of the close relationship between the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association and the Vancouver Museum, some records relating to the Vancouver Museum are contained within this fonds. This is the case especially for records created before 1958, during which time the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association was responsible for the everyday management of the Vancouver Museum.
Fonds consists of nine series: 1) Constitutions, agreements, and other legal establishment records; 2) Minutes; 3) Financial records; 4) Annual reports; 5) Correspondence; 6) Guest and scrap books; 7) President's and Director's records; 8) Collected items; and 9) Collected photographs.

Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association

Vancouver Express fonds

  • AM1667
  • Fonds
  • 1970

The fonds consists of the entire publication run and associated photographs from the Vancouver Express newspaper.

Vancouver Express

Vancouver Festival Society fonds

  • AM328
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1967

The fonds consists of four volumes of minute books, 1955-1964, two with indexes; programs from 1958 to 1963; a script by Lister Sinclair; and nine scrapbooks of newsclippings covering the activities from 1955-1967.

Vancouver Festival Society

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 staff minutes, 1888-1920; minutes of various committees, 1902-1975; statistical reports, 1928-1949 and 1971-1975; miscellaneous items of historical interest from the Public Relations Department of the hospital, 1886-1977; and records regarding building and property development, 1937; 1979-1992.

Vancouver General Hospital

Vancouver Poetry Society fonds

  • AM294
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1916]-1974

The fonds consists of records generated in the 58 years of the Society's existence, and of material related to poetry collected by them. The fonds is organized into the following series: Constitution, by-laws, motions (1916-1956); Minutes (1916-1974); President's reports (1932-1965); Secretary's reports (1929-1973); Treasurer's reports (1931-1973); Programme reports (1944-1963); Poetry workshop reports (1962-1966); Library Reports and lists (1955-1972); Membership (1922-1974); Historical notes (1916-1957); Correspondence (1921-1974); Biographical notes; Unpublished work of members (1916-1974); Material collected by M. Nasmith; "Book of Days" manuscript; Published works of members (1918-1959); Programmes (1918-1972); "Full Tide" (1936-1974), including administration and production and a complete set of all issues published; Non-VPS published works; Newspapers; 1967 Award; and Photographs.

Vancouver Poetry Society

William McFarland fonds

  • AM1414
  • Fonds
  • 1947, 1970-1993

Fonds consists of publications, reports, proposals, memoranda and other records pertaining to child and family welfare in Vancouver.

McGarland, William D.

William McNeill fonds

  • AM46
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1918

The fonds consists largely of correspondence with John Hendry and includes related materials such as reports, maps, brochures, and legal and financial records; the fonds also includes correspondence with employees, lawyers, bankers, and federal and provincial government officials.

McNeill, William

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

William Henry Rowling collection

  • AM146
  • Fonds
  • 1851-1889

The collection consists of a poem written by W.H. Rowling in 1851 and a photocopy of his certificate of discharge. There is also the funeral notice of four young men who were killed on Rowling's farm in 1889.

Rowling, William

Walter F. Evans collection

  • AM230
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1919

The collection consists of an official program of the Victoria Theater, "The Opera Glass", Victoria, 24 August 1894; a program for the Juvenile Opera Co., Victoria, 21-22 August 1895; an invitation to the Dedicatory Services of the New Methodist Japanese Mission Church at Jackson and Powell, 7 December 1906; and a program for the Men's Musical Club concert at St. Andrew's Church on 5 May 1919.

Evans, Walter F.

Leslie R. Grant collection

  • AM399
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1909

The collection consists of three catalogues from David Spencer Limited dated 1902, 1904 and 1908.

Lewis Michols collection

  • AM219
  • Fonds
  • 1893

The collection consists of a passport issued to Lewis Michols in London at the Foreign Office on 29 December 1893, signed by the Earl of Rosebery.

Location composites

  • AM1330
  • Fonds
  • 1994-1997

File contains folders on: (1) Morgue - Vancouver Police Museum (Oct. 1994, 11 photographs); (2) Pacific Press Building, 2250 Granville Street (June 1997, 18 photographs).

Paramount Pictures. The Sentinel

Macauley, Nicolls, Maitland and Company Limited collection

  • AM415
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1930

The collection consists of J.P. Nicholls' address, "History of Real Estate Values in Vancouver" (1925), an 1899 newspaper advertisement, and a 1930 map of downtown Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

Macauley, Nicolls, Maitland and Company Limited

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; correspondence and pamphlets relating to Vancouver's water supply; examples of letter-heads, business stationery, tickets, notices and so on used in Vancouver in the 1880s; records of the planning and building of the First Narrows Bridge, Vancouver; an obituary book of clippings from newspapers; correspondence and clippings relating to unemployment and relief in Vancouver, 1931-1939; clippings relating to mayors of Vancouver, 1932-1971; clippings, photographs and menus relating to the visit of H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, 1951; clippings relating to distinguished visitors to Vancouver 1928-1953; a scrapbook of clippings relating to pioneer Vancouver aviator, William Stark, 1912; genealogical records relating to the family of J.S. Matthews; numerous topical and categorical files relating to a wide variety of subjects; and a series of index cards describing the history of street and place names in Greater Vancouver.

Matthews, James Skitt, Major

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