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[Social service grants data cards]

Subseries consists of information cards about organizations receiving grants. The information on the cards includes the name of the organization, its address and contact person, and a box containing recommended and issued grant amounts for several consecutive years. Arranged, in principle, according to 'the last year in which a grant was received', however, the principle does not prevail throughout the subseries.

[Rain and snow fall registers]

Series consists of bound volumes containing daily measurements of precipitation at different locations in Vancouver, including City Hall, from 1913 to 1955. They are collected by month, usually one volume per year. Measurements are given in inches, to 100ths of an inch. Brief comments on weather conditions, such as "sunny" and "overcast - mild", are also often given.

Yee family photographs

Subseries consists of photographs of Gum May Yee and Gordon Yee, their children, and some of their friends and acquaintances in the area of Naicam, Saskatchewan.

Year end files

The subseries consists of files compiled following the completion of fairs and other events at the P.N.E. for one fiscal year. Files include reports, financial statements of revenues and sales, and other related records.

Working files

Subseries consists of records pertaining to administrative matters and includes departmental directives and ciculars, seniority lists, miscellaneous correspondence and working files on Fire Department tours.

Whistler competition venues records

Subseries contains records documenting the planning, design and construction competition venues in the Whistler region and Callaghan Valley, including:

Whistler Arena - proposed Sledge Hockey venue Whistler Blackcomb - Apline Skiing Whistler Creekside - Alpine Skiing Whistler Olympic Park - Biathlon, Cross-country Skiing, Nordic Combined, and Ski Jumping (aka Whistler Nordic Centre)
*Whistler Sliding Centre - Bosleigh, Luge and Skeleton

Records include correspondence, plans, reports, designs, studies, environmental and archaeological assessments, and other related documents.

Whistler / Cypress Venues

Subseries contains records relating to the activities of the Whistler / Cypress venues work group.

Record types include agendas, correspondence, memorandums, presentations, reports, copies of architectural plans, maps, cost analyses, RFP responses, impact assessments, and feasibility studies.

W.J. Moore Cirkut negatives

Subseries consists of negatives created by W.J. Moore during his career as a commercial photographer specializing in panoramic photography. He worked under his own name and Canadian Photo Company. Photograph subjects include: industries (lumber, sawmills, shipping, ship building, pulp and paper, fishing, canneries, mining and agriculture), transportation (railways, ships and automobiles), landscapes and ocean views, waterfronts, harbours and docks, views, houses, buildings, group portraits (military, police, associations, conventions, employees, and social groups), sports and recreation. Geographic areas represented include: Vancouver, Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley, British Columbia and Alberta.

Volunteer Recognition and Support

Subseries contains records relating to BidCorp's volunteer program, including informational mailings, wardrobes for major events, and volunteer recognition.

Records include correspondence, memorandums, reports, artwork, and promotional materials.

Venue development records

Subseries contains records documenting VANOC's overall venue development programme. Records are related to the general oversight of all venue construction, not specific details of particular venues. Records include project plans, construction progress reports, timelines, budget information, project management tools, schedules, correspondence and similar material.

Vancouver competition venues records

Subseries contains records documenting the design and construction of competition and training venues in and around Vancouver, including:

Cypress Mountain - Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard Canada Hockey Place - Hockey (aka GM Place; renamed as Rogers Arena in June 2010) Pacific Coliseum - Figure Skating and Short Track Speed Skating) Vancouver Olympic/Paralympic Centre Curling and Wheelchair Curling (aka Hillcrest Community Centre) Killarney Arena - training facility Richmond Olympic Oval - Speed Skating
*UBC Winter Sports Centre - Ice Hockey and Sledge Hockey (renamed as Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre in August 2009)

Records include proposals, designs, project reports, environmental assessments, and post-games planning documents.

Vancouver Centennial congratulatory messages

Subseries consists of congratulatory messages from 41 cities and proclamations from 10 cities regarding the Vancouver Centennial. Arranged into two categories: congratulatory messages and proclamations, and in no apparent order within each division.

VanDusen subject photographs

The subseries consists of35mm slide photographs showing people, garden scenes, special events and other photographs not included in the Botanical specimens subseries (i.e., all photographs where the intent of the photographer was to document a larger scene, site, event or other subject, rather than a specific plant sample. Photographs in the subseries were arranged by the garden library based on a subject vocabulary created by the library, and given titles based on the content of the image.

VANOC partner relations records

Subseries contains records documenting VANOC's relationships with their partner organizations: the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC); the Government of Canada and Government of British Columbia; the Lil'wat, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh [Burrard], and Squamish First Nations; and the City of Vancouver and Resort Municipality of Whistler. Records relate to managing relationships with the listed governments and organizations in their roles supporting and hosting the Games. Records consist primarily of correspondence, reports, and planning documents.

Transportation Plan - Sea-to-Sky

Subseries contains records relating to the development of a transportation plan and delivery model for the movement of athletes, officials, media, volunteeers, service providers, and spectators within the Sea-to-Sky corridor.

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

Transportation Plan - Greater Vancouver

Subseries contains records relating to the development of a transportation plan and delivery model for the movement of athletes, officials, media, volunteers, service providers, and spectators within the Greater Vancouver area.

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

Transportation Plan - General

Subseries contains records relating to the development of a transportation plan and delivery model for the movement of athletes, officials, media, volunteers, service providers, and spectators for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Subseries consists of broad transportation studies, as well as more limited studies concerning particular transport modes (e.g., road, rail, air, and marine).

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

Trademark and Logo Protection

Subseries contains records relating to securing and protecting the organization's "Bid Marks," as well as adhering to agreements regarding their use.

Record include contracts, agreements, memorandums, correspondence, graphic designs, and trademarks.

Trade and industry

Subseries consists of records relating to inter-departmental and Council involvement in promoting economic development in Vancouver, further to the increased profile of the city during Expo 86. (In 1977 the Industrial Development Office was established (it was soon called the Economic Development Office, and in 1978 the Business Advisory Board (later called the Vancouver Economic Advisory Commission) began meeting; see the related records field below.) Subseries is divided into the following filing system subdivisions (which are further subdivided):
Investments;
Small business;
Tourism; and
Trade and industry ("policy and procedure", "general", etc.)
Arranged by file title and therein by start year.

Torch relay records

Subseries contains records documenting the development, planning and execution of the Olympic Torch Relay that took place from October 30, 2009 to February 12, 2010. Records include route requests, route planning guides, community recognition guides, a database of torchbearers, correspondence, complaints, and sponsorship information.

Topical files

Subseries consists of records relating to individuals, places, and subjects. Arrangement is alphabetical by name or subject.

Tipping bucket gauge registers

Series consists of bound volumes containing daily measurements of precipitation in Vancouver. The measurements were taken by a tipping bucket gauge at City Hall and are given in inches, to 100ths of an inch. Brief comments on weather conditions, such as "sunny" and "overcast - mild", are also often given.

Technology Plan

Subseries contains records relating to the development of a technology plan and delivery model for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Records include correspondence, memorandums, reports, and work plans.

Taber factory records

Sub-series consists of records documenting BC Sugar's involvement in overseeing the physical plant of the Canadian Sugar Factories sugar beet refinery in Taber, Alberta.

The records consist of photographs depicting a review of the site before construction, and photographs documenting the construction of the refinery from 1947 to 1950, as well as subsequent site visits at the plant and renovation projects.

Taber factory operational records

Sub-series consists of records documenting the operations of the sugar beet refinery at Taber, Alberta, and operational reporting of activities to the BC Sugar head office.

The records in the sub-series are predominantly operational reviews which reported agricultural and refining activities to the BC Sugar head office.

Swimming pools

Subseries is divided into two categories: correspondence, plans and reports pertaining to specific swimming pools; and correspondence regulations and reports pertaining to swimming pools in general.

Sustainability, inclusivity and aboriginal participation records

Subseries contains records documenting VANOC activities related to fostering environmental sustainability, incorporating concerns of the Downtown East-side into Games planning, and facilitating aboriginal participation in Games events and activites (does not include records related to participation of the four host first-nations: Lil'wat, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh [Burrard], and Squamish)

Survey 1 - buildings

Subseries consists of 75 rolls of film, arranged by roll number; a contact print of each roll; and the photographer's list of images for each roll.

Supplementary paperwork

Subseries contains the original Engineering slide inventory of 1973 - 1986 and cross-reference lists for photographs described in the Engineering Slide collection. The lists cross-reference the Engineering slide number with the CVA photograph reference number.

Subject files, notes, and newspaper clippings

Subseries consists of files compiled by Archibald on various subjects, as well as notes and newspaper clippings on various topics. Subjects include general topics such as coal and the environment, as well as specific individuals, organizations, projects, and locations (such as Cominco, Kemano, the National Harbours Board, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company, and others).

Subject files

These records are files compiled by Woodside in his capacity as chairman of the Bridges and Railways Committee and as alderman. The material in the Bridges and Railways Committee files contains information on the construction of the Georgia Viaduct, the Main Street bridge, False Creek seawall and North Vancouver ferry subway. Later records also deal with grain elevators and the United Farmers of Alberta. Files on the Hastings Townsite annexation and the site investigation for the Vancouver airport include correspondence and notes typed by Woodside in order to record the chronology of the events.

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