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Accomodations and Villages - Greater Vancouver

Subseries contains records that detail BidCorp's efforts to accommodate Olympic athletes, personnel, and their families in the Greater Vancouver area during the Winter Games. Villages in this context refers to temporary housing for athletes and team officials, while accommodations refers to temporary housing for non-athletes.

Records include correspondence, memorandums, reports, press releases, work plans, presentations, RFPs, and promotional materials.

Accomodations and Villages - Whistler

Subseries contains records that detail BidCorp's efforts to accommodate Olympic athletes, personnel, and their families in the Whistler area during the Winter Games. Villages in this context refers to temporary housing for athletes and team officials, while accommodations refers to temporary housing for non-athletes.

Records include correspondence, memorandums, reports, press releases, work plans, presentations, RFPs, and promotional materials.

Accounts Payable

Subseries contains accounts payable records of individuals and organizations that provided services or goods to BidCorp. It also contains miscellaneous financial statements relating to BidCorp.

Record include contracts, financial statements, memorandums, correspondence, schedules, reports and receipts.

Adjudication Committee

Subseries consists of records pertaining to the application for and dispursement of grant funds administered by the Community Arts Council. Records include applications, minutes, correspondence, photographs, reports, etc.

Administration records

Subseries consists of correspondence, minutes, legal documents, records pertaining to insurance matters, and other records created through the administrative activities of the Vancouver Centennial Commission.
Subseries is arranged into one filing block: Administration - general.

Administrative files

This subseries contains correspondence and subject files dealing with building maintenance personnel and supplies, agendas for weekly divisional meetings, and outward correspondence. Arranged chronologically.

Administrative files

Subseries consists of notes on banner themes and artists, correspondence, media kits, three reference albums of color photostats of photographs of the banners on city streets and reference slides of banners held in the Archives.

Administrative records

Sub-series consists of records documenting the formation and administration of the Metropolitan Vancouver Athletic and Arts Association (MVAAA).

Records include policies, organizational charts, and financial information.

Administrative records

Subseries consists of general administrative records created by the Director of the Vancouver Museum.
Subseries includes correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, reports, lists, copies of wills, and other records.

Advertising and Awareness Campaign

Subseries contains records relating to BidCorp's local, regional, and national advertising campaigns. IOC guidelines prohibit international advertising, though BidCorp did conduct promotional activities as the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.

Records include correspondence, promotional materials, memorandums, reports, press releases, media guides, and plans.

Aerial survey photographs

Subseries consists of 25 x 25cm b&w photographs, each showing a perpendicular view along the False Creek area of Vancouver. Printed by Lockwood Survey Corporation, Ltd., and Sierra Survey Corporation, Ltd.. Job number 73-126; items 69420-69463 (incomplete set). Likely used as an initial survey for the False Creek Development Project in the 1970s.

Albert Flegenheimer correspondence

Series consists of correspondence documenting the efforts of Albert Flegenheimer, the company's founder and one of its initial investors, to acquire the investment, capital equipment, land, material and skilled labour needed to set up the Manitoba Sugar Company refinery.

The records document Flegenheimer's efforts to find investors, particularly in Germany and the United States, negotiating support from the Government of Manitoba, acquiring the capital equipment for the mill and attempting to get the equipment out of Europe as World War 2 began, and negotiating with the Government of Canada to acquiring visas and secure transportation for the skilled labourers he would need to fill senior positions at the refinery.

Albums

Subseries consists of albums of photographs collected or created by Major James Skitt Matthews. The albums cover a variety of subjects including scenes of early Vancouver, street arches of Vancouver, the construction of the Birks Building, public works activities, lumbering and lumber mills, shipbuilding, bridges, First Nations of British Columbia, and the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Annual general meeting minutes

Subseries consists of records arising from the annual general meetings of the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association.
Subseries includes minutes, notices, and agendas, as well as supplementary materials such as correspondence, memoranda, reports, motions, resolutions, notes, annual reports, and other records. Subseries also includes a guest book containing the names of those attending the annual general meetings, as well as other meetings.

Annual reports

The subseries consists of annual reports for the P.N.E. Reports include financial statements and reports from P.N.E. officials.

Arts program files

Subseries consists of correspondence, proposals, planning documents and other records pertaining to the incorporation of the arts into Centennial events and celebrations. Types of arts programs considered include visual art, poetry, dance, music, film, and theatre. Included among the proposals are unsolicited poetry, song lyrics and recorded songs pertaining to Vancouver.

Attendance at the Prague Congress for Award

Subseries contains records relating to the planning and attendance by the formal Canadian delegation to the International Congress of the IOC. Many members of BidCorp and other Canadian dignitaries were chosen to present Vancouver's official bid for the 2010 Winter Olympics before the Congress in Prague, which took place on July 2, 2003. Following the presentations, the IOC chose Vancouver as the site of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

Records include correspondence, memorandums, reports, agendas, meeting minutes, agendas, plans, promotional materials, and instructional materials.

Audiovisual material

Series consists of videocassettes with footage of or relating to Vancouver Centennial celebrations. Includes footage of Vancouver in 1986, and footage relating to the city's history, the Commission's plans for the Centennial, "The Vancouver Song," (also known as "Vancouver (you'll always look like home to me)," the "Make Vancouver Sparkle" contest and the April 6th birthday party.

Audit and Tax Advice

Subseries contains records relating to financial audits, as well as tax advice provided to BidCorp.

Record types within the Subseries include: financial reports, financial statements, memorandums, correspondence, and tax returns.

Awards

Subseries consists of records related to the awarding of prizes, scholarships, donations, etc. which were administered in whole or in part by the Arts Council or which were received by the Council or its members.

Banners

Subseries consists of original banners designed for the Summer Street Banner Program and two banners for the 1997 APEC conference. There are gaps in the sets and in the years covered.

Bid Master Plan

Subseries contains records relating to the overall development of the bid proposal.

Records include correspondence, memorandums, presentations, promotional materials, questionnaires, IOC procedural guidelines, application updates, IOC briefing materials, letters of protest, a complete set of finalized technical plans, bid book drafts, a finished bid book, and ongoing work plans.

Blocks 42/52 development

Subseries consists of correspondence and reports re the 1967 proposal by Eaton's and the Fairview Corporation to develop Blocks 42 and 52 in the downtown area. Arranged by subject and chronologically within each subject.

Board Committees

Subseries contains records of standing committees of the board, including the Audit and Finance Committee, the Ethics Committee, the Executive Committee, the International Relations Committee, the Nominating/Governance Committee, and the Strategic Planning Committee.

Records include correspondence, memorandums, reports, agendas, meeting minutes, codes of conduct, declarations of interest, plans, financial statements, governance manuals, policies, appointments, and resignations.

Board meeting minutes

Subseries consists of minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Vancouver Museum Association, as well as other records, such as agendas, memoranda, financial statements, and reports.

Board meeting supporting material

Subseries consists of records created in preparation for meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Vancouver Museum Association.
Subseries includes agendas, financial statements, notes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other records.

Board of Directors

Subseries contains records of the Board of Directors proper, not the Board's standings committees.

Records include correspondence, memorandums, reports, agendas, minutes, plans, governance manuals, financial statements, and policies.

Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Subseries consists of correspondence and minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Also included are the constitution and by-laws, minutes of annual general meetings, financial statements, reports, agendas, and various membership and officers lists.

Board of Trustees minutes

Subseries consists of records arising from meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association.
Series includes minutes and agendas, as well as supplementary materials such as reports, financial statements, budgets, correspondence, memoranda, lists and directories of members, and other records.

Botanical specimen photographs

The subseries consists of photographs of a specific plant, either showing the whole plant or a close-up of a particular part or parts such as leaves or flowers. Some photographs show multiple plants of the same or closely related varietals or species. Photographs in the subseries were organized alphabetically according to the formal botanical name of the plant featured in the photograph.

Boxcars

Subseries consists of photographs of boxcars for 146 railway companies.

Briefs and reports

Subseries consists of briefs and reports prepared or collected by, or presented to the Community Arts Council regarding the planning, delivery and administration of Arts programs.

Bulletins, programmes, catalogues, prize lists, brochures, and other materials

The subseries consists of promotional materials produced by the P.N.E., mainly regarding its summer fair. Records include bulletins, programmes, catalogues, prize lists, brochures, posters, prize ribbons, and other materials. Included are prize lists and catalogues for the fair as a whole as well as prize lists and catalogues for specific events, such as livestock shows, pet shows, horticultureal shows, and hobby shows.

Bunton project records

Subseries consists of records from a research project conducted by Dr. Perter Bunton at the City of Vancouver Health Department. The research was intended to test the hypothesis "that children born out-of-wedlock have a poorer prognosis in terms of psychosocial development than children born to comparable mohters and raised in the context of a stable home." The project was a longitudinal survey to the age of 30 months of a cohort of illegitimate babies born in Vancouver between August 14 1972 and February 14 1973. Results were compared to a control group of babies born into two-parent families during the same time period.
Records include research proposals, correspondence, computer printouts of research data, subject case files, and final report.

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