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Vancouver School Board fonds

  • VSB
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1999 ; predominant 1892-1966

Fonds consists of the following record series relating to the governance of Vancouver's public school district.
--Vancouver (B.C.). School Board
----Annual financial reports, 1952-1956, 2 cm, series 127
----Annual reports, 1903-1999, 53 cm, series 322
----Annual reports of the public schools, 1892-1945, 40 cm, series 334
----Annual reports working papers, 1931-1950, 13 cm, series 126
----Board minutes, 1892-1974, 8.7 m, series 123
----Board minutes index, 1913, 2 cm, series 122
----By-laws, reports, contracts and minutes, 1924-1972, 1.77 m, series 323
----Cash books, 1930-1950, 30 cm, series 328
----Coronation correspondence, 1952-1953, 13 cm, series 316
----Emergency cash books, 1926-1951, 30 cm, series 329
----Ledgers, 1928-1945, 4.73 m, series 327
----Minutes of Cadet instructors' meetings, 1913-1946, 13 cm, series 337
----Minutes of school prinicipals' meetings, 1912-1974, 50 cm, series 312
----Miscellaneous published items, 1913-1947, 25 cm, series 333
----Miscellaneous registers, minutes, and photographs, 1892-1972, 60 cm, series 336
----Moving Images, 1958-1961, 3 films, series 668
----Newsclipping scrapbooks, 1939-1964, 3 m, series 332
----Payrolls, 1895-1955, 55 cm, series 330
----Personnel and Research subject files, 1945-1965, 1 m, series 325
----Principals' annual reports, 1956-1963, 52 cm, series 313
----Publications in City Publications Collection, 1903-1996, ca. 3 m, series 610
----Registers of attendance and expenditures, 1897-1952, 20 cm, series 335
----Salary negotiations, 1952-1966, 1.3 m, series 324
----School sites, 1913-1961, 72 cm, series 317
----Secretary Treasurer's correspondence, 1912-1947, 52 cm, series 320
----Special committees' correspondence and reports, 1918-1964, 1.06 m, series 125
----Standing and special committee minutes, 1910-1926, 30 cm, series 124
----Statements of expenditures and receipts, 1931-1952, 26 cm, series 331
--Vancouver (B.C.). School Board. Superintendent
----Circulars to principals, 1933-1963, 60 cm, series 326
----Report collection, 1937-1951, 13 cm, series 319
----School histories, 1886-1952, 7 cm, series 315
----Subject files, 1936-1963, 1.6 m, series 318
----War files, 1939-1947, 91 cm, series 314

Vancouver School Board

11th Regiment (Irish Fusiliers of Canada) fonds

  • AM51
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1925

The fonds consists of correspondence and orders, 1913-1925; personal records of Private Robert Francis Morrison; and a crime report on Private C. LePoidevin.

Canada. Militia. Irish Fusiliers of Canada, 11th

6th Regiment Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles fonds

  • AM48
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1930

The fonds includes the correspondence of the regiment and its predecessors, 1891-1906 and 1913-1916. There are also bound minute books for the Mess Committee, 1909-1911, Officers Fund Association, 1900-1905, "C" Company, 1900-1914, and Headquarters Company, 1908-1920; financial records, 1896-1914; curricular materials, 1898-1899; an undated set of military lectures; a transcript of a hearing of insubordination against Sgt. Maj. John Turner, 1898; a Record of Officers' Services, 1893-1920 (up-dated to 1930 by Major J.S. Matthews); Regimental Orders, 1903-1908 and 1915-1917; Standing Mess Rules, 1912; and a roll of Regimental Trophy Winners, 1904-1909.

Canada. Militia. Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles, 6th

Ada May Stevenson fonds

  • AM750
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1967

The fonds consists of clippings and an original letter detailing conveyance of Callister Park to the City. There are also other sundry clippings and personal papers, including an interim and final accounting of the Stevenson Estate.

Stevenson, Ada May

Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver fonds

  • AM199
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1947

The fonds consists of minutes of the weekly meetings of the Advisory Committee; correspondence, including inquiries regarding properties for sale, individual reactions to the confiscation and copies of correspondence from the secretary of State and from the Department of the Secretary of State; listings of individual properties and the history of their disposal, together with general policies re sales; a copy of the Report of the Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver, June 1945; printed catalogues of unsold property; and clippings.

Canada. Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver

Alan Morley fonds

  • AM786
  • Fonds
  • 1940

The fonds consists of clippings of Morley's newspaper column, "Romance of Vancouver," and the accompanying illustrations by Fraser Wilson.

Morley, Alan Palmer

Alcazar Hotel fonds

  • AM773
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1922

The fonds consists of financial records for the Alcazar Hotel.

Alcazar Hotel

Alexander Lambie fonds

  • AM955
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1944

Fonds consists of photographs, correspondence and a manuscript copy of "One More River: Being a Record of a Cheechacko's Summer in Alaska and Northern B.C.," detailing Lambie's 1905 participation in the Alaska Boundary Survey. Fonds also contains illustrations and correspondence regarding his publication "When Polly Went Away," and copies of his publications "When Polly Went Away," "The Lady of Lodore," and "A Stranger in our Midst."

Lambie, Alexander

Alpen Holdings Limited fonds

  • AM1116
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1981

The fonds consists of minutes, annual reports, financial statements and correspondence regarding the transfer of shares of Alpen Holdings Limited.

Alpen Holdings Limited

Amy Leigh fonds

  • AM1400
  • Fonds
  • 1921, 1938, 1941-1945, [2000 or 2001]

Fonds contains records pertaining to the Women's Ambulance Corps, including photographs, issues of the Corps' newsletter, newsclippings and a WAC broach. Fonds also includes an album of photographs taken on a trail ride to Tweedsmuir Park in 1938, two photographs of Stanley Park (1921), biographical information on Amy Leigh, and other materials.

Leigh, Amy

American Woman's Club fonds

  • AM1025
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1989

The fonds consists of minutes, financial accounts, membership lists and historical files. The historical files include photographs, newsclippings, memorabilia, historical sketches and architectural drawings for a proposed clubhouse. The fonds also includes a scrapbook chronicling sixty years of club activity.

American Woman's Club (Vancouver, B.C.)

Andrew Blackley fonds

  • AM1139
  • Fonds
  • 1922

The fonds consists of drawings of the Old Mill Amusement Pavilion at Hastings Park drawn by Andrew Blackley, specifications for the mill and a building permit for the pavilion.

Blackley, Andrew

Arthur Smith fonds

  • AM530
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1954

The fonds consists of business and personal correspondence of Arthur Gordon Smith, his father Marcus Smith and other family members; business records pertaining to Smith's law practice and the Land Registry Office; stock certificates and other records pertaining to Smith's holdings in various companies; and legal documents pertaining to Smith's property and estate. Some of the personal correspondence pertains to Smith's travels to the Yukon during the Klondike gold rush and his participation in action during the Louis Riel rebellion.

Smith, Arthur Gordon

ARTS Club fonds

  • AM1447
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1993

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing club memorabilia, composite photographs of club members, and photographs taken at club reunions. Photographs from the 1987 reunion have been arranged in a file entitled 1987 reunion snapshots. All other records have been arranged and described as discrete items.

ARTS Club

B.C. Hilliam fonds

  • AM578
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1917, 1963

The fonds consists of musical scores for "The Belle of Burrard" and "Oh! Oh! Oh! Captain B", programmes from the Lonsdale Theatre, 1913, and other theatres, correspondence re Hilliam's Vancouver career, a transcript of an oral interview of Hilliam, clippings and a photograph.

Hilliam, Bentley Collingwood

B.C. Art League fonds

  • AM168
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1931

The fonds consists of minutes, 1920-1931; an attendance book, 1926-1931; a scrapbook of clippings, 1921-1930; and a book of reproductions of woodcuts.

British Columbia Art League

B.C. Marine Shipbuilders fonds

  • AM717
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1970

The fonds consists of invoices listing repairs to specific ships, 1923-1927 and 1930. Also included are payroll ledgers for the shipyard employees from 1939 to 1952, 1965 and 1970.

British Columbia Marine Shipbuilders

B.C. Mainland Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society fonds

  • AM1115
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1992

The fonds consists of the society's records documenting the activities of the society. It consists of minutes, newsletters, invitations and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings.

B.C. Mainland Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society

Beatrice Williscroft fonds

  • AM820
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1990

The fonds consists of genealogical material on the Williscroft and McKenzie families; the daily journal of Christina Williscroft (1893-1894); correspondence, clippings, certificates, and other papers of Beatrice Williscroft.

Williscroft, Beatrice Rebecca Irene

Beach family fonds

  • AM20
  • Fonds
  • 1776-1889

The fonds consists of family documents, including various deeds and certificates of the Beach family and associated families of Morris County, New Jersey and Johnston County, Upper Canada. The fonds also contains the minutes of the Crystal Fountain Temple No. 18 of South Gower, Grenville County, Ontario from 1872 to 1875.

Beach family

Blue Heron Housing Cooperative Association fonds

  • AM854
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1984

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, newsletters, promotional material, clippings, and photographs.

Blue Heron Housing Cooperative Association

Brian Wilson fonds

  • AM494
  • Fonds
  • 1975

The fonds consists of minutes, reports and correspondence relating to the management of the museums-planetarium complex during the year 1975.

Wilson, Brian G.

British Columbia Aviation Council fonds

  • AM70
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1965

The fonds includes minutes, financial records and annual reports of the Council for the period 1948-1965. The fonds also contains a brief concerning the clearing of artificial lakes, two photographs, and aviation maps of air facilities in B.C.

British Columbia Aviation Council

British Columbia Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • AM370
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1969

The fonds consists of the proceedings of the annual conventions of the Associated Boards of Trade and the B.C. Chamber of Commerce. Minutes of meetings, briefs to governments, resolutions submitted by member Boards, and committee reports are included in the proceedings as well as photographs of the 1923 Associated Board of Trade and the 1952 B.C. Chamber of Commerce conventions.

British Columbia Chamber of Commerce

British Columbia Centennial '71 Committee fonds

  • AM118
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1971

The fonds consists of business correspondence, 1970-1971, a financial statement, 1971, guest lists, an invitation, scripts, and a programme.

British Columbia Centennial '71 Committee

British Columbia Department of Public Works fonds

  • AM83
  • Fonds
  • 1907, 1927

The fonds includes the specifications for a courthouse to be erected on the block bounded by Georgia, Hornby, Howe and Robson Streets, for the Provincial Government of B.C., to be built in conformity with drawings prepared by F.M. Rattenbury of Victoria. Included are general conditions in contracting for the building. The fonds also includes the specification, issued by the Inspector of Electrical Energy, from the Court House in Vancouver, for installation of transformers and secondary wiring, lighting and a silo motor, at Colony Farm, Essondale. Tenders were submitted to the Minister of Public Works, Victoria.

British Columbia. Department of Public Works

British Columbia Jockey Club fonds

  • AM244
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1893

The fonds consists of the 1892-1893 minute book of the British Columbia Jockey Club. The volume contains minutes of meetings, lists of members, lists of executive members, notices, and other information.

British Columbia Jockey Club

British Columbia Society of Artists fonds

  • AM171
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1968

The fonds includes records of the British Columbia Society of Fine Arts, including a minute book, 1917-1941, a list of visitors to the 1925 exhibition, business correspondence, 1939-1949, general correspondence, 1930-1949, and programmes of exhibitions, 1929-1967; the fonds also includes records of the British Columbia Society of Artists, including three minute books, 1947-1967, lists of exhibitors, 1919-1930, membership lists and expense accounts, 1955-1967, records of membership dues, 1957-1960, and correspondence, 1950-1967. There are also several histories of the society, clippings, letters and official notices of the Federation of Canadian Artists, and registration lists of attendance at art shows and public lectures.

British Columbia Society of Artists

Buscombe family fonds

  • AM267
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1942

The fonds consists of records created and received by members of the Buscombe family. Records include correspondence, agreements, accounts, maps and plans, photographs, and other records.

Buscombe family

C.B. Boardman fonds

  • AM531
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1975

The fonds consists of the unpublished poems of H. Bromley Coleman, a member of the Vagabonds Club around 1920; radio script by C.B. Boardman, 1922; miscellaneous papers including the newspaper The Hook, 1923-1924; publications; Prospectus of the Alexandrian Charter School, ca.1930; and The Square, 1922-1924.

Boardman, C. B.

C. M. Oliver and Company fonds

  • AM333
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1971

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, and ledgers of C.M. Oliver and Company Limited, by-laws, shareholders, register of shareholders, directors and transfers of the Oliver Investment Company Limited, financial records, annual reports, agreements and rental statements from Kennedy Investment Limited, and agreements and sale of claims from the Saddle Mining Syndicate.

C. M. Oliver and Company

Campbell Sweeny fonds

  • AM22
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1938

The fonds consists of miscellaneous personal papers, 1884 1928, including notes concerning his daily activities 1888-1909, together with several printed bills and letters relating to banking and currency reform in the Province of Canada, 1841-1849.

Sweeny, Campbell

Canadian Army Contingent (South African War) fonds

  • AM49
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1902

The fonds includes the militia orders setting quotas for Vancouver recruitment for the Canadian Yeomanry and Canadian Mounted Rifles; medical and other personal records of recruits; official and unofficial correspondence of Lt. Co. Worsnop regarding the Canadian Contingent; requisitions for clothing and equipment for the Canadian Yeomanry; and copies of a bill exempting enlistees from the provisions of the Mineral and Placer Mining Acts.

Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Contingent (South African War)

Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society B.C. Division fonds

  • AM643
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1984

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, clippings, photographs, slides, films and audio tapes of the B.C. Division. The records are organized into 23 series and listed alphabetically by series title.

Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society. British Columbia Division

Canadian Club of Vancouver fonds

  • AM95
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1986

The fonds consists of club minutes (1906-1986), records pertaining to addresses and speakers (1906-1981), yearbooks (1967-1982), records pertaining to events and projects (1966-1981), membership records (1906-1983), published items (1906-1976), and miscellaneous other materials.

Canadian Club of Vancouver

Canadian Society for Asian Arts fonds

  • AM936
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1982

The fonds consists of records of the Canadian Society for Asian Arts, including correspondence, minutes of meetings, by-laws, financial records, publications, and related material.

Canadian Society for Asian Arts

Canadian Women's Press Club fonds

  • AM396
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1969

The fonds contains the Club's constitution, membership lists, minute books, correspondence, triennial reports and publications. There are also six scrapbooks 1912-1927 (volume 2), 1930-1969 (volumes 3-7) which contain reports, photographs, profiles of members, and accounts and souvenirs of the club's activities.

Canadian Women's Press Club

Carnwath-Anderson family fonds

  • AM1335
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1972

Fonds consists mainly of photographs, ca. 1900 to 1966, of the C.H. Carnwath family and the W.S. Anderson family and their friends participating in various sporting and social activities. Also included are exteriors and interiors of houses, nurses at Vancouver General Hospital and group and invidual portraits. Other materials include correspondence, high school certificates, 1912-1921, property records,1920's, genealogies and newspaper clippings concerning family members.

Carnwath-Anderson family

Catherine C. Hodgson fonds

  • AM115
  • Fonds
  • 1811-1962

The fonds consists of photographs; the correspondence of Reverend W. Lashley Hall, F.W. Haggman and Catherine Hodgson; Hodgson's poetry; and miscellaneous pamphlets related to church activities and other matters.

Hodgson, Catherine C.

Central City Mission fonds

  • AM576
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1993

The fonds includes minutes of Board of Directors' meetings and various committee meetings; sharebooks; correspondence; legal documents; some annual reports; a videocassette documenting the move from Abbott to Pender Streets; and photographs of the Mission on Abbott Street and other subjects.

Central City Mission (Vancouver, B.C.)

Charles Bates fonds

  • AM365
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1942

The fonds consists of correspondence from Bates' work with the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, notebooks, including monthly records of expenses, daily records of work, employees' accounts, inspections lists and survey notes and drawings, specimen CPR plans, and miscellaneous brochures.

Bates, Charles L.

Charles Broadbridge fonds

  • AM526
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1919

The fonds consists of a transcript of a talk on the Deas Island Tunnel; minutes for the Cedar Cove Volunteer Fire Department 1903 1907; correspondence from T.D. Pattullo regarding construction of the Pattullo Bridge, 1944; address regarding the Pattullo Bridge, 1934; and typescripts of articles on the history of Vancouver.

Broadbridge, Charles

Charles H. Cates and Sons Limited fonds

  • AM212
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1951

The fonds consists of correspondence and financial records of the firm from 1919 to 1951.

Charles H. Cates and Sons

Charles J. Christopherson fonds

  • AM779
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1983

The fonds consists of personal correspondence and clippings, and correspondence, minutes, and other records resulting from involvement with the New School, the William Morris Society, and the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood Association and predecessor groups.

Christopherson, Charles J.

Charles Montgomery Tate fonds

  • AM225
  • Fonds
  • [186-?]-1940

Fonds consists of an autobiography of Tate entitled "Life and Missionary Activities of Rev. Charles Montgomery Tate"; an address prepared by J.S. Matthews for the unveiling of a bronze tablet in honour of Rev. Tate at St. Andrews Wesley Church; and an album of photographs produced by Tate, including photographs of sites in England and of Native Indian groups and individuals from the Fraser Valley, the Coast of B.C., and from Vancouver Island.

Tate, Charles Montgomery, Reverend

Children's Foundation fonds

  • AM927
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1962

The fonds consists of constitution and by-laws, minutes, correspondence, briefs, reports, memoranda, budgets, and financial statements.

Children's Foundation

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