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Olga Jenkinson Bell fonds

  • AM624
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1969

The fonds consists of scrapbooks and photo albums documenting her work with various clubs and organizations, as well as her travels to Europe in the 1930's. Fonds also contain reports from the British Columbia Electric Railway Company.

Bell, Olga Jenkinson

Simson family fonds

  • AM170
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1956

The fonds includes private papers of William Chrow; a diary of Calvert Simson's trip from England; retail accounts; photographs; clippings; grocery accounts; published items dealing mainly with Vancouver's history; pilot charts of the oceans; miscellaneous notes relating to ships and shipping in early Vancouver; two logs kept by 3rd Officer R.V.A. Corbetts in 1925 and in 1927 on board SS Port Brisbane; and weather logs kept by Calvert Simson. Photographs depict views of Stanley Park, boats, Thomas Dunn and Company and a group portrait of those elected in Vancouver's first civic election.

Simson family

The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company fonds

  • AM1592
  • Fonds
  • 1657-2011 (predominant 1890-1999)

Fonds consists of records which document a wide range of functions and activities of The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company, Limited, its holding company, BC Sugar Refinery, Limited, and various subsidiaries. The functions and activities include: corporate governance and capitalization; shareholder relations; acquisition, management and oversight of subsidiaries and other investments; liaison with stakeholders, including other sugar manufacturers; research on sugar beet production and sugar refining; international sugar trading; development and maintenance of production facilities; promotion of sugar use by consumers; and financial, human resources, and other administrative activities that supported the operations of the Company.

The records include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, a variety of types of financial records, laboratory analysis and refining records, photographs of staff and facilities, marketing artwork, publications, and technical and architectural plans of various refineries and mills. Much of the audio visual material documents the sugar industry, with emphasis on refineries and sugar plantations owned by BC Sugar and its subsidiaries.

The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company, Limited

City publications collection

  • PUB
  • Fonds

Collection consists of published items issued by the City of Vancouver, including items issued by its other agencies and predecessors - i.e., the Municipality of Point Grey, the Municipality of South Vancouver, the Park Board, the Vancouver Police Department, the Vancouver Public Library, and the Vancouver School Board. The collection also includes items published by external bodies where the City contributed content, or the publication was commissioned by the City.

Leslie F. Sheraton fonds

  • AM1517
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1980

Fonds consists of photographs taken by Sheraton of Vancouver. In addition to city views of Vancouver his subjects include the Football games and parades, Stanley Park, and activities taking place in and around Vancouver. Photographs are arranged into a single series of photogrpahs.

Sheraton, Leslie F.

Alexander Godfrey fonds

  • AM169
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1928

The fonds include letters written by Godfrey to his wife and family from Atlin and Dawson, 1899-1900; a copy of his marriage certificate, 1889; a list of signatures supporting Godfrey as alderman in 1891; two school report cards of Eva Godfrey, 1901 and 1907; photographs of Godfrey and his family and of a view of St. Paul's Indian Mission Church in North Vancouver; and newspapers The Atlin Claim, 1899-1909, The Klondike Nugget, 1900, and others, 1891-1909.

Godfrey, Alexander

Sectional Map and Street Directory Company fonds

  • AM495
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1943

The fonds consists of the first seven editions of The Sectional Map and Street Directory of Vancouver (1932-1942), maps, and a notebook from the Sectional Map and Street Directory Company.

Sectional Map and Street Directory Company

Helen Dawe fonds

  • AM557
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1983

The fonds consists of a scrapbook pertaining to the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service, 1942-45; photograph album of Miss Dawe's naval service, 1943-45; publications relating to the WRCNS, 1943-45; and clippings and notes relating to the history of Sechelt.

Dawe, Helen

Woodward's Department Stores Limited fonds

  • AM220
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1966

The fonds consists of records arising from the activities of the Woodward's Department Stores Limited company, especially those of the Downtown Vancouver and Edmonton stores. Fonds includes minutes, financial estimates and statements, articles of association, photographs and other records.

Woodward's Stores Limited

Woodward family fonds

  • AM222
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1974

The fonds consists of records of various members of the Woodward family. Records include correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, genealogical records, photographs, and other materials. Fonds also includes some correspondence of Charles E. Wynn-Johnson, father of Ruth Wynn-Johnson, who married William Culham Woodward.

Woodward 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

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

Williams Bros. Photographers Collection

  • AM1545
  • Fonds
  • [1940]-1999

The collection consists of negatives, transparencies, prints, negative registers and client cards created or collected by Williams Bros. Photographers Ltd. The collection is comprised of three series: Howard King photographs; Steffens-Colmer Studios Ltd. and Don Coltman Company Photographs and Williams Bros. Photographers Ltd.

Williams, Donn B.A.

Vancouver Jubilee Time Capsule Collection

  • AM1495
  • Fonds
  • 1936

Collection consists of correspondence, souvenirs, journals, catalogues, newspapers, various photographs and other textual materials donated to David Spencer's Department store for the Vancouver's Jubilee time capsule. Arranged into the following files:
Correspondence
Correspondence to Russell Cumming
Maps
Newspapers
Publications
Spencer's Journals and Catalogues
The Opening of City Hall
Vancouver Golden Jubilee Souveirs
Vancouver Pioneers Association
Women's Division, Vancouver Jubilee Committee
Mixed Items

David Spencer Limited

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.

Walter Hamilton fonds

  • AM589
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1961

The fonds consists of correspondence on several topics, particularly the development of a steel industry in B.C. As well, there are reports on milk supply, wood as a fuel, the financial history of West Vancouver and development of the Fraser River basin. A large quantity of clippings reflect Hamilton's interest in civic politics, mining, temperance, and the history and development of the Yukon. Also included are maps, postcards and photographs.

Hamilton, Walter Robert

Harry Lin Chin fonds

  • AM1601
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1965

Fonds consists of records documenting the personal, family and professional life of Vancouver business and philanthropist Harry Lin Chin.

The fonds contains home movies predominantly documenting various family events: weddings, vacations, visits from friends and relatives, sights and events around Vancouver, and other family gatherings. The fonds also includes footage of Mr. Chin's business, Keefer Wholesale Florists.

Chin, Harry Lin

William Eadington Graham fonds

  • AM1135
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1979

The fonds consists of Graham's slides of downtown Vancouver, Strathcona and False Creek prior to redevelopment, including before and after views of Gastown and Pacific Centre.

Graham, William Eadington

Harry Patten Archibald fonds

  • AM256
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1972; predominant 1904-1972

The fonds consists of records created and received by Harry Patten Archibald in the course of: his work with Bayfield and Archibald consulting engineers; his involvement in the production of weapons for the First World War; and from his personal activities. Records include correspondence, business files, subject files, financial records, diaries, notebooks, newspaper clippings, publications, drawings, photographs, and other records. Fonds contains four series: 1) Bayfield and Archibald consulting records; 2) Weapons manufacturing records; 3) Harry Patten Archibal personal records; and 4) Photographs containing three subseries.

Archibald, Harry Patten

Robert Twizell fonds

  • AM166
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1956

The fonds consists of notebooks, photographs, architectural drawings, Indian ink drawings, pencil sketches and certificates relating to his career and work. Arranged by the archivist into four series: architectural drawings; certificates, writings and drawings; notebooks and photographs.

Twizell, Robert Percival Sterling

VanDusen Botanical Garden Association fonds

  • AM1502
  • Fonds
  • 1962 - 2006; 1975 - 2005 predominant

Fonds consists primarily of 35mm slide photographs used by association volunteers in the course of their activities at the garden and maintained by the garden's library. The fonds also includes textual records consisting of the diaries and notes of garden curator and botanist Roy Forster. Fonds is organized into 2 series:
S1 - Library photographs
S2 - Roy Forster diaries and notes

VanDusen Botanical Garden Association

Nicholas Russell fonds

  • AM1348
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1969

The fonds consists of Nicholas Russell's photographs of houses and buildings in the West End.

Russell, Nicholas

O.B. Allan Ltd. fonds

  • AM1385
  • Fonds
  • [18-?] - 1965, 1971

The fonds consists of 42 photographs and negatives, mainly of the O.B. Allan store.

Allan, Oscar Bruce

West Grocery fonds

  • AM897
  • Fonds
  • 1950

The fonds consists of invoices of goods sold to West Grocery of Vancouver, B.C.

West Grocery (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

Captain William Watts fonds

  • AM510
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1939

The fonds consists of a Vancouver Shipyards' ledger, 1892-95. Fonds also includes an account book for ships on Harrison Lake, 1898-1900, including some articles on marine engines.

Watts, William

Paul Yee fonds

  • AM1523
  • Fonds
  • 1864-2007

The fonds consists of Paul Yee’s personal correspondence and records of academic achievement, writing and research files, subject files, photographs, and sound recordings, as well as publications and ephemera that he collected. These records relate to Yee's activities as a writer, historian, activist, and archivist in Vancouver and Toronto.

In addition, the fonds includes photographs, correspondence, and other records of some of Yee’s immediate family members, including his Aunt Lillian and Uncle Foon Wong, and their close friends. The fonds also contains textual records, publications, ephemera, and photographs relating to the activities of the Chinese Cultural Centre in Vancouver and the Pender Guy Radio Co-operative, as well records relating to the functions of fraternal associations such as the Wong Kong Har Tong and Hoy Yin Association in Vancouver, and the Duncan, B.C., Branch of the Chinese Nationalist League (Kuo Min Tang).

Yee, Paul

Charles F. Smith fonds

  • AM1642
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1908

The fonds consists of Smith's photographs of Vancouver scenery and buildings, including scenes of Bowen Island, Lynn Canyon and Stanley Park.

Smith, Charles F.

Pacific National Exhibition fonds

  • AM281
  • Fonds
  • [1900?], 1907-1985

The fonds consists of records created and received by the Pacific National Exhibition (P.N.E.). Records include: minutes of various committee meetings; correspondence; financial records, contracts, and other legal records; public relations and advertising records; records regarding exhibit spaces and parking; administration records; subject files; reports, studies, and surveys; programmes, prize lists, and brochures from fairs; guest books; photographs; and other records.

Pacific National Exhibition

Henry John Cambie fonds

  • AM34
  • Fonds
  • 1759-1958, 1971

The fonds consists of field notebooks, survey notebooks, letterbooks, correspondence, and memoirs, as well as diaries and reminiscences of Cambie and of the Tatlow and Cornwall families and photographs of the Tatlow and Cambie families, homes, and friends.

Cambie, Henry John

Vancouver Centennial Commission fonds

  • AM1576
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1987, predominant 1979-1987

Fonds consists of subject files, project applications and other records documenting the activities of the Vancouver Centennial Commission and the various events and programs that took place during the Centennial year. Document types include correspondence, financial records, proposals, minutes, reports, agreements, publications, application forms, certificates, graphic material, photographs, sound recordings, audiovisual material and ephemera.
The fonds is arranged into the following three original series: Housekeeping subject files (1980-1987), Program subject files (1956-1987, predominent 1979-1987), and Centennial project applications (1982-1987 [microfilmed 1999], and three additional series established by the Archivist for material acquired by the Archives from various sources: Executive Director records (1981-1987), Commissioner Ann Yandle records (1983-1987), and Centennial program records collected by the Archives (1983-1987).

Vancouver Centennial Commission

William Roozeboom fonds

  • AM1629
  • Fonds
  • 1971-[ca. 1974]

The fonds consists of Roozeboom's photographs depicting scenes of demolition and redevelopment of Vancouver buildings and streetscapes as well as aerial views of the city.

Roozeboom, William

David Engleman fonds

  • AM1461
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1976

Fonds consists of records documenting the musical career of David Engleman, as well as those of friends and associates.

The fonds includes recordings of performances by bands in which David Engleman was a member, including Brain Damage and Ridge Runner. The audio recordings were made at various locations in British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Engleman, David

Yaletown Productions Inc. fonds

  • AM1553
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2010

Fonds consists of completed films, raw footage, textual records, and other materials related to the production of films produced by the various film production companies that Collier has been involved with throughout his film career. Fonds is organized into eight sousfonds according to creator. Each sousfonds, is in turn organized into series according to production project.
-Michael Collier personal records sousfonds
-Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films sousfonds
-New Horizon Films Ltd. sousfonds
-North Wind Films Ltd. sousfonds
-Yaletown Productions Inc. sousfonds
-Yaletown Entertainment Corp. sousfonds
-Urban Safari Films Inc. sousfonds
-Post Digital Works Inc. sousfonds

Yaletown Productions Inc.

Ray Michal fonds

  • AM1560
  • Fonds
  • 1960, 1966-1991

Fonds documents the professional career of Ray Michal, predominantly his role as managing director of the City Stage Theatre Centre.

The fonds contains records documenting the administration and operations of City Stage, including choosing and developing projects, managing the theatre's facilities, obtaining grant funding from public and private bodies, promoting productions, liaison with the press and other production companies, and production of plays. The fonds also includes records which document Michal's career before and after City Stage, some of which are inter-filed with City Stage records.

The fonds includes a wide variety of business records, such as leases, correspondence, and financial reports; production records such as annotated copies of scripts, prop lists, stage layout designs, and cast photographs; and promotional records, such as press releases and press clippings.

Where it is possible to clearly identify City Stage business and production records, these have been arranged into their own series, seperate from Michal's non-City Stage records.

Michal, Ray

St. John the Divine Church fonds

  • AM447
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1903

The fonds consists of the parish register of St. John the Divine; two original drawings by the church's first rector, William Crickmer; and reproductions of two of Crickmer's other drawings.

St. John the Divine (Anglican) Church (Maple Ridge, B.C.)

Native Sons of British Columbia, Vancouver Post No. 2 fonds

  • AM334
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1981

The fonds consists of minutes, general correspondence, constitutions and by-laws, membership, finance, group photographs of members, subject files, publications, and an extensive file of clippings on B.C. history. Also included is a set of blueprint plans entitled "Maritime Museum and Arctic Circle" submitted in 1957 to the Vancouver Centennial Committee for British Columbia's Centennial.

Native Sons of British Columbia. Post No. 2 (Vancouver, B.C.)

Native Sons of British Columbia, MacMillan Post No. 9 fonds

  • AM600
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1963

The fonds consists of correspondence relating to the social and organizational activities; minutes and membership lists; and notices of meetings from Vancouver Post No. 2 and New Westminster Post No. 4. In addition, there is information on the Fort Langley historic site and oriental exclusion. Also included are clippings and information on local sports events, Christmas cards and other published items.

Native Sons of British Columbia. MacMillan Post No. 9

Vancouver Museum fonds

  • AM1102
  • Fonds
  • 1829-1990; predominant 1975-1990

Fonds consists of records arising from the activities of the Vancouver Museum, such as meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Vancouver Museum Association, and exhibitions staged by the Museum. Fonds also contains general administrative records, as well as materials collected by the Vancouver Museum. Records include minutes of meetings, supplementary material for meetings, reports, correspondence, memoranda, budgets, invitations and brochures, lists, forms, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, publications, and other records.
Fonds contains five series: 1) Board of Trustees records; 2) Director's records; 3) Education Officer's records; 4) E. Pauline Johnson collection; and 5) Thomas Ainsworth's files

Museum of Vancouver

Phyllis Ross fonds

  • AM902
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1988

The fonds consists of personal correspondence, speeches and addresses, and working drafts and papers from the Tariff Board and Wartime Prices and Trade Board, 1933-1944, and Government House social and business affairs in Victoria, 1955-1960; papers relating to charitable work and foundations; personal papers of Frank Mackenzie Ross; and over 500 photographs of various members of the family, Government House, and royal visits.

Ross, Phyllis Gregory

Shipping Federation of British Columbia fonds

  • AM279
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1973

The fonds consists of records created and received by the Shipping Federation, arising from: organizational activities; financial transactions and business of the Shipping Federation Holdings Limited; transactions with Federation member companies, unions, government institutions, suppliers, and other individuals and organizations; and from everyday business activities and special Federation sponsored functions. Records include minutes, correspondence, financial records, reports, regulations, lists, agreements, forms, newsletters, technical drawings, and other records.
Fonds contains six series: 1) Minutes and related records; 2) Vancouver and District Waterfront Workers' Association transactions; 3) Shipping Federation Holdings Limited; 4) Business files; 5) Vessel assessments; and 6) Financial ledgers.

Shipping Federation of British Columbia

Alan Lever fonds

  • AM768
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1974

The fonds consists of records of Alan Lever including constitutions, reports, minutes, correspondence, and financial records of boards and associations concerned with the development of a city museum, particularly the Vancouver Civic Museum Board; the Vancouver Maritime Museum, the Vancouver Railway Museum Association and the Discovery of Vancouver Society. Also included is a report on museum development by T. A. Heinrich and a study of a proposal to amalgamate Vancouver and Burnaby.

Lever, Alan

Vancouver Maritime Museum collection

  • AM335
  • Fonds
  • 1768, copied [19--] - 1987; predominant 1888-1980

The collection contains records pertaining to a wide variety of maritime subjects and includes log books and ships' plans, records pertaining to ships' crews, records pertaining to the Royal Commission on Pilotage held in the 1960s, drawings of harbours, records of the North Vancouver Ferry Company and records of the Point Atkinson Lightstation. The collection also includes records of the Board of Directors of the Maritime Museum from 1974 to 1987.

Vancouver Maritime Museum

Yvonne Firkins fonds

  • AM93
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1962

The fonds consists of correspondence, largely personal; Firkins' writings, including poetry, plays, short stories, theatre anecdotes and history, and An Adjudicator's Note Book; poetry of Harold W. Jarrett; photographs; theatre programs; printed works; and clippings.

Firkins, Yvonne Millicent

11th Machine Gun Battalion fonds

  • AM67
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1954

The fonds consists of the bound records, correspondence, orders, photographs and historical documents of the 11th Machine Gun Battalion, as well as maps, papers and correspondence pertaining to the Canadian Machine Gun Corps, C.E.F., and a typescript history of the 11th Machine Gun Battalion written by Lt. Col. Francis Layton in 1954.

Canada. Canadian Army. Machine Gun Battalion, 11th

Jack Boothe fonds

  • AM276
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1973

The fonds consists of records created and received by Jack Boothe in relation to his career as a cartoonist. Records include correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, cartoons, cartoon scrap books, published books on cartoons and other materials.

Boothe, John William D.

Smith, Davidson and Wright Ltd. fonds

  • AM861
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1947

The fonds consists of accounting records of Smith, Davidson and Wright, Ltd., and a drawing by Edward Goodall.

Smith, Davidson and Wright Ltd.

Ernie Reksten fonds

  • AM1551
  • Fonds
  • 1956-2002

Fonds consists of photographs taken by Reksten of Vancouver. In addition to city views of Vancouver his subjects include the Pacific Nation Exhibition (PNE) and Expo 86. Photographs are arranged into two series by photograph subject, the Vancouver series and the Expo 86 series.

Reksten, Ernie H.

L.D. Taylor family fonds

  • AM1477
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1932

Fonds consists of records of the Taylor and Pierce families. The fonds has been divided into three sousfonds according to the three dominant creators: L.D. Taylor sousfonds (1873-1946), Ted Taylor sousfonds (1919-1959), and the O.J. Pierce (1831 -1939) sousfonds. The fonds includes records relating to the professional activities of family members, including L.D. Taylor's mayoral career and newspaper and mining business interests; Ted Taylor's career as a journalist and Hollywood press agent; Ken Taylor's career as a journalist and his service in the Second World War; and O.J. Pierce's career as an architect and his American Civil War service. Records also document the relationships between family members, their financial affairs and property ownership, education, and activities in general. Records documenting the civic administration and development of Vancouver, 1896 to 1946, may be found in the L.D. Taylor sousfonds and in the Correspondence series of the Ted Taylor and Osborne J. Pierce sousfonds. Some records in the Ted Taylor sousfonds pertain to Mary Louise Taylor, and the Pierce, Beaton and Werbel families. The O.J. Pierce sousfonds includes some records created by Annie, Winifred and Caroline Pierce. Document types include correspondence, photographs, newspapers and clippings, notebooks, financial and legal records, business records, publications, reports, ephemera, architectural drawings, paintings and sketches, poetic works, book drafts, drama scripts, political cartoons, date books, note books, stock certificates and artifacts.

Taylor family, Louis Denison

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