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Jack Wasserman fonds

  • AM1514
  • Fonds
  • [1929]-1977; predominant 1954-1977

Fonds consists of records created by Jack Wasserman during the course of his journalism career at the Vancouver Sun and personal records created during and before that time. Consists of four series: Clippings, comprised of Jack Wasserman's columns and clippings scrapbooks; Columns index, comprised of cross-references for Wasserman's columns 1969-1977; Personal files, comprised of business and personal correspondence and miscellaneous documents; and Photographs, gathered for personal and business purposes.

Jack Wasserman

James A. Moody collection

  • AM699
  • Fonds
  • 1971

The collection consists of a photocopy of the letter of Mr. Moody and background information, including an announcement of the takeover of Hoffar-Beeching Shipyards Ltd. by Boeing Aircraft, and photographs of the Boeing plant.

Moody, James A.

James Alexander Bonson fonds

  • AM224
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1914

The fonds consists of a notebook of bridge reports for the Maple Ridge municipality. The notebook contains daily entries detailing the weather, the work undertaken, the number of men employed, the meals prepared, and financial transactions.

Bonson, James Alexander

James B. Hoffar collection

  • AM233
  • Item
  • 1916-1941

The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, which relate to aviation and to airplanes in Vancouver 1915-1919, 1941.

James B. Thomson collection

  • AM632
  • Item
  • 1913

The collection consists of a police court summons for automobile speeding at 10 m.p.h., 20 September 1913. A photograph of the vehicle is attached.

James Bates collection

  • AM697
  • Item
  • 1979

The collection consists of a leaflet prepared for the 1979 Coal Harbour Reunion by Raincoast Chronicles and Joe Simson. The contents are the reminiscenses of Jim Campbell about his life and work in Coal Harbour.

James Crookall fonds

  • AM640
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1960

The fonds consists of publications relating to the Vancouver Photographic Society; issues of The British Journal Photographic Almanac (1927, 1933-1939); and James Crookall's photographs depicting Vancouver scenery, streets and buildings, fish boats and other vessels, air shows, canneries, golf matches, and the Steveston fishing community. It also contains one film. The fonds is arranged into two series: James Crookall collected publications, and James Crookall photographs.

Crookall, James

James Hamilton collection

  • AM444
  • Fonds
  • 1932

The collection consists of carbon copies of a typescript draft of Hamilton's "Western Shores", which was a collection of stories and recollections of events relating to B.C. maritime history.

Hamilton, James

James Inglis Reid, Ltd. fonds

  • AM1451
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1996

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of James Inglis Reid, Ltd. The fonds includes business ledgers which reflect the daily commerce and production of the shop. Ledgers include extensive figures on sausage kitchen production, daily orders, sales, staff hours, and financial statements. The fonds also includes a several samples of invoices, receipts, and correspondence. The fonds contains six series: Sausage kitchen production records, Staff time books, Sales records, Accounts payable and expenses records, Daily order records, and Ephemera.

James Inglis Reid, Ltd.

James J. Sutherland fonds

  • AM457
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1939 ; predominate 1879-1888

The fonds consists of indentures, conveyances, and other legal documents relating to land transfers in Port Moody, New Westminster, Hope, and Vancouver, 1870-1906. Many items deal with the Canadian Pacific Railway. There are also miscellaneous notes and notices relating to the bankruptcy of National Silver Mines Limited in 1937.

Sutherland, James J.

James Kennedy fonds

  • AM248
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1853; reproduced 1941

The fonds consists of a typescript copy of a diary kept by James Kennedy during his trip to Australia. The fonds also includes a handwritten copy of a portion of the diary.

Kennedy, James

James Luke Quiney fonds

  • AM1584
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1914, 1930

The fonds consists of Quiney's photographs (negatives and prints) depicting people, homes and other scenes in Kitsilano, Coal Harbour, False Creek, Vancouver Island, Bowen Island, Lulu Island and elsewhere in British Columbia, as well as Halifax and Oregon. Includes views of vessels in Vancouver harbour.

Quiney, James Luke

James McIntosh fonds

  • AM104
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1889

The fonds consists of a letterbook of business correspondence, 1876-1889, for the most part connected with the business of the Shuswap Milling Company.

McIntosh, James

James Pilkington fonds

  • AM1024
  • Fonds
  • 1906

Fonds consists of a photocopy of a letter sent to James Pilkington by his nephew, Alf, in 1906, outlining conditions in Vancouver and the position of City Accountant; and a typewritten transcript of the letter.

Pilkington, James

James Robison collection

  • AM769
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1890-1912

The collection consists of postcards and an album of tobacco trading cards.

James Robison fonds

  • AM1002
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1976

The fonds consists of biographical files as well as reports and photographs documenting civic events and the activities of the Permits and Licenses Department of the City of Vancouver.

Robison, James

James Thomas Hughes collection

  • AM99
  • Fonds
  • 1942

Collection consists of clippings and a poem entitled "Here and There", a jingling rhyme, written by Mr. Hughes in July 1942 for his wife's birthday, reminiscent of their life together in Wales and Canada.

Hughes, James Thomas

James Williams fonds

  • AM574
  • Fonds
  • 1914-[ca. 1935]

The fonds consists of a legal precedent book, 1921-1935 and two case notebooks, 1914-1920.

Williams, James Barclay

James Yale fonds

  • AM205
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1852

Fonds consists of various letters written and received by James Yale. Letters include an acknowledgement of a marriage ceremony witnessed by Yale, as well as various letters received by Yale from James Douglas, regarding conditions at various posts.

Yale, James Murray

Jamison Family collection

  • AM184
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1901

The collection consists of photocopies of legal papers and letters submitted as evidence in the case of Smith vs. Jamison, heard at the Vancouver Assize on 20 November 1919.

Jamison family, James

Jane Wolsak fonds

  • AM1681
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2010

The fonds consists of fifteen sketchbooks containing courtroom illustrations done by Jane Wolsak. The sketches depict participants in civil and criminal proceedings in both provincial and federal courts held in the greater Vancouver region between 1998 and 2010. Some of the sketches were licensed to newspapers and television news broadcasters for inclusion in their reporting.
Wolsak covered many high profile trials during this period, including the trials of Kelly Ellard and Warren Glowatski for the murder of Reena Kirk; Ajaib Singh Bagri, Ripudaman Singh Malik and Inderjit Singh Reyat for the Air India bombings; and Robert ‘Willie’ Picton for the murders of twenty-seven women. Complete listings of the covered trials are included in the respective descriptions for the individual sketchbooks.

Wolsak, Jane

Janet Bingham collection

  • AM314
  • Fonds
  • 1972

The collection consists of architectural and historical essays on "Aberthau" and "Shannon".

Bingham, Janet

Jean F. Tener collection

  • AM477
  • File
  • 1863-1945

The scrapbook contains chiefly newspaper clippings on poetry, Chester B. Macneill, a prominent Vancouver lawyer, and on Vancouver's social circle in the 1940s. There are miscellaneous letters and notes relating to poetry and C.B. Macneill.

Jean M. Storey collection

  • AM9
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1939

The collection consists of an annotated scrapbook compiled by Kaye MacPhail of newspaper editorials principally dealing with the beginning of World War II, 11 September 1939-11 December 1939, and an agreement between the Telegram Publishing and Printing Company of Vancouver and John M. Hay concerning street sales of the Telegram, 1891. Copies of eight newspapers 1891-1899: Daily World (Vancouver), 13 April 1891; Nanaimo Free Press, 15 February 1892; Victoria Daily Colonist, 17 July 1892; The Daily News (Victoria), 17 July 1892; Daily World, 8 April, 1893; Daily World, 13 December 1893; Rossland Weekly Miner, 28 January 1897; The Mail and Empire (Toronto), 6 February 1899.

Jericho Country Club fonds

  • AM59
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1892]-1942

The fonds includes records of the Jericho Syndicate Limited (1905) and a list of subscribers; letters concerning the formation of the B.C. Golf Association (1922) and the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (1926); a guest list for the farewell reception of 1942; writings on the early history of the Club; photographs; a blueprint, J.H. Bushnell, "Plan of part of Lots 176 and 538"; two small maps of the golf course, one of the country club location; a book of membership applications, 1919-1928; clippings; and a scrapbook belonging to J.R. Waghorn, Chairman of the Golf Committee, containing correspondence, 1916-1917, and clippings from 1916-1931.

Jericho Country Club

Jersey Farms Limited fonds

  • AM1275
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1997 ; predominant 1931-1955

Fonds consists of the following series: film reels, 1938-1950; miscellaneous records, 1931-1997; photographs, 1936-1955. Records relate to the administrative, plant production, milk delivery, and public relations activities of Jersey Farms.

Jersey Farms Limited

Jessie Hall fonds

  • AM97
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1935

The fonds consists of various items in a scrapbook. These include clippings; programmes and invitations to commemorate special events; photographs (some of V.O.N. nurses); and correspondence.

Hall, Jessie Columbia

Jessie Parkes fonds

  • AM277
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1938

Fonds consists of education certificates, teaching evaluations, and letters of recommendation for Jessie Parkes.

Parkes, Jessie F.B.

Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia collection

  • AM471
  • Fonds
  • 1971

The collection contains a photocopy of the script to a slide show presentation entitled "Jewish Pioneers in British Columbia" prepared by Cyril E. Leonoff of the Jewish Historical Society of B.C., in September 1971, a photocopied newsclipping history of the Jewish community in Vancouver written by Julius Shore in 1971 and published in "The Bulletin", and miscellaneous clippings on Jack Beder.

Joanne Hughes collection

  • AM105
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1972

Collection consists of a broad sheet signed by "one of many liberals" which strongly condemns Sir Wilfred Laurier's position on the conscription issue during the First World War; a preliminary survey, not drawn to scale, of the cemetery across from McMillan Island, which includes sketches of gravestones and lists of inscriptions, prepared by Mrs. Joanne Hughes, 2 April, 1972; and an itemised account of the building costs of a four room bungalow built 1940-1941 by Joseph Lawrence near Vancouver for F.R. Hughes, his son-in-law. There is also a photograph of the house at 5734 Bruce Street, Vancouver.

Joe Quan fonds

  • AM1563
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2006

Fonds consists of photographs, audiovisual material and some textual material created or accumulated by Joe Quan. The fonds contains three 16 mm films of the 1958 Chinatown Dragon Parade, the 1960 Chinatown Parade, and Miss Chinatown pageant 1960. Also included in the fonds are photographs relating to the Republic of China (Taiwan)'s participation in the 1959 Pacific National Exhibition (PNE); the 18th Convention of the Canadian Food Processors Association and Parade of Oriental Fashions, 1965; the Year of the Serpent Chinese New Year Festival Banquet, 1965; and the C. Itoh & Co. reception at the Bayshore Inn on December 21, 1966, all arranged into albums. The fonds also includes slides of construction in the 800 block Thurlow Street, circa 1957; the Middle Arm Bridge (Moray Bridge), May 31, 1957; the Royal Visit and the opening of the Deas Island Tunnel, July 1959; a Chow Mein Tea at the Pender YMCA, September 25, 1959; Fashion Parades, February 1960; and a staff Christmas party at Trader Vic’s in 1969. Additional photographs document an event at the Chinese Consulate, circa 1960; UBC student parties in 1953 and 1954; as well as Royal Bank staff parties 1981 to 1997 and Chinese New Year celebrations in 1991. The fonds also includes King Edward High School annuals 1946 to 1949, as well as photographs and a videocassette of the 50th reunion of the class of 1949, and a file of newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to Sylvia Ablowitz, after whom the Sylvia Hotel was named.

Quan, Joe

John (Gassy Jack) Deighton collection

  • AM648
  • Item
  • 1870

The collection consists of a letter dated 28 June 1870 to his brother, Tom, in Hull, England. Deighton describes his life and success as the owner of an hotel saloon. He also discusses family and personal matters.

John A. Bovey collection

  • AM89
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1941

Collection consists of views of Vancouver including the city and Stanley Park.

John Bell fonds

  • AM144
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1948

The fonds includes Bell's birth and baptismal certificates together with his timber scaler licence application and his memoirs; there are also pencil sketches and sketch maps to illustrate the memoirs. Included is a photograph of a diary page.

Bell, John Warren

John Blair collection

  • AM585
  • Item
  • 1880

The collection consists of a photocopy of a four-page letter written by John Blair to a friend shortly after his arrival in B.C. in 1880. The letter, dated July 25, describes the journey of his brother and himself and their life after their arrival, including brief comments on working in a fish cannery, countryside and prices encountered.

John Davidson fonds

  • AM505
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1978

The fonds consists of typescripts and notes to public addresses delivered by Davidson on a number of topics, 1912-1951; scientific notes on botany; religious notes on Davidson's work with the Baptist Church, 1934-1945; typescript essays; correspondence; scrapbooks of clippings 1897- 1975; and photographs.

Davidson, John

John E. Walker collection

  • AM346
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1966

The collection consists of photocopies of a memoir written by Dr. John E. Walker about J.A.R. Homer and a scrapbook.

Walker, John E.

John Emerson fonds

  • AM623
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1968

The fonds contains subject files which consist primarily of incoming correspondence, both personal and business, typescripts of outgoing correspondence to Vera Thompson, receipts, two notebooks with various writings and newspaper clippings.

Emerson, John

John F. Allison et al. collection

  • AM847
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1903

The collection consists of miscellaneous letters, pre-emption records and other material relating to land claimed by the Allisons, Walter Moberly, Thomas Glennie, Edgar Dewdney, John Coe and P. Nind in the area of Hope and the Similkameen.

John Francis Bursill fonds

  • AM122
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1959

The fonds consists of Bursill's writings, including The Gold Stripe No. 2, 1919, and The Book of the Pageant of Vancouver, 1914; clippings, 1906-1951; correspondence and articles related to the Collingwood Institute Library; memoranda, 1912-1928; and photographs.

Bursill, John Francis

John Fraser collection

  • AM299
  • Fonds
  • 1974

The collection consists of campaign pamphlets.

Fraser, John

John Frederick Morgan collection

  • AM1420
  • Fonds
  • 1912, 1926, 1971

Collection consists of "Intercom : 1871-1971 centennial issue", published by B.C. Hydro and Power Authority; "The B.C. Electric employee's magazine : special review number", March, 1926; and a B.C. Electric Railway medallion, with the following inscription on the reverse: "Souvenir, first annual picnic, Hastings Park, Vancouver, July 24-25, 1912".

Morgan, John Frederick

John Gansner fonds

  • AM1443
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1958

Fonds consists six films made by Gansner. Titles on the containers are: "[Vancouver] Jubilee Parade" (1946, motorcycle escort, marching band, dignitaries in carriage, floats include Margaret McNeil's birthday cake, Veterans of the Boer War, Native Sons of BC Post no.2, Irish Fusiliers, City of Victoria, City of New Westminster, City of Nanaimo; buildings include Ailsa Lodge, 1020 Melville); "Shriners Parade" (1951, buildings in background include Purdy's, 675 Granville Street, Paradise Theatre, 851 Granville Street, Cunningham Drug, 901 Granville Street, possibly Drysdale Building, 577 Granville Street); "Empire Games Opening Ceremonies" (1954); "Empire Games Swimming Pool" [UBC Empire Pool] (1954); "Grey Cup Parade" (1955); "Grey Cup Parade" (1958).

Gansner, John

John Henry Cates fonds

  • AM210
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1950

Fonds consists of personal and political correspondence. Letters relate to government activities, political campaigns, requests of local constituents, social events and community projects, and other matters. Fonds also includes some other materials, such as bills and receipts, invitations and other items.
Fonds contains two series: 1) Personal correspondence; 2) Political correspondence.

Cates, John Henry

John James Lennie collection

  • AM625
  • Fonds
  • 1912

The collection consists of two letters of reference, one written by Wilfrid Laurier and the other by Michael Clark, Member of Parliament for Red Deer.

Lennie, John James

John Kirkhope collection

  • AM714
  • Item

The collection consists of a transcript by John Kirkhope, detailing the history of the choir.

John Kmetz fonds

  • AM290
  • Fonds
  • [194-?]; 1958-1965

The fonds consists of letters received by John Kmetz, written in Ukrainian, with accompanying envelopes. Also included are photocopies of the letters with some English translations, as well as two photographs of an elderly couple.

Kmetz, John

John L. Farris fonds

  • AM1564
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1987

Fonds consists of the text of speeches John L. Farris gave to lawyers, judges, business organizations, students and others. Fonds also contains letters that were sent to JohnL. Farris on his appointment of president of the Canadian Bar Association and Chief Justice of BC as well as the letters of condolence when he died in 1986. Photographs of John L. Farris are included in the fonds as well.
The fonds is arranged into the following three original series: Speeches and addresses (ca. 1930-1976); Correspondence (ca. 1932-1986); Article and research materials (1986-1987); Scrapbook and certificates (ca. 1938-1974, 1985); Photographs (1925-1984).

Farris, John L.

John Leask fonds : 1886

  • AM40
  • Fonds
  • 1886

The fonds consists of Leask's diary, which includes personal expense accounts and references to the daily progress of the surveying.

Leask, John

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