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Samuel S. Magoffin fonds

  • AM1614
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1932

Fonds consists of ten films created by Samuel S. Magoffin in the 1920s and 1930s and two films created by George W. Goold in the 1960s. Subject matter of the Magoffin films includes the earth-moving activities of Magoffin’s company S.S. Magoffin &...

Magoffin, Samuel S.

Rex Weyler fonds

  • AM1638
  • Fonds
  • June 1972 - October 1973

The fonds consists of photographs taken by Rex Weyler in and around Steveston, B.C., a fishing town on the mouth of the Fraser River. The photographs mostly portray the Japanese Canadian fishing community and include fishermen and their boats, can...

Richard Dopson fonds

  • AM1572
  • Fonds
  • 1980-[2010?]

Fonds consists of records documenting Richard Dopson's involvement in gay athletics and other community activities in Vancouver. The records document his work as a leader in groups within Vancouver's gay community and as one of the princ...

Dopson, Richard

Maraquita Walters fonds

  • AM1640
  • Fonds
  • 1918 [copied ca. 1973]

The fonds consists of photographs of interior and exterior views of the Walter C. Nichol home, designed by Samuel Maclure and built in Shaughnessy Heights, Vancouver.

Walters, Maraquita

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 Hali...

Quiney, James Luke

Hamber family fonds

  • AM1036
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1850-1987]

The fonds consists of records of the Hamber and Hendry families and of Eric Hamber including photographs, films, manuscripts and fine art. The photographs, 1880-1985, consist primarily of professional studio portraiture and the manuscript material...

Hamber family

Major Matthews collection

  • AM54
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1974

The collection consists of Major Matthews' private papers and records gathered by Matthews relating to the history of Vancouver when he was City Archivist. It includes numerous military records; collected photographs, [186-?]-1968; correspon...

Matthews, James Skitt, Major

West Southlands Ratepayers Association fonds

  • AM1538
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2005

The fonds consists of textual records and photographs relating to the concerns and actions of the West Southlands Ratepayers Association. Minutes of annual general meetings as well as special meetings from 1981 to 2005 in rough and completed form...

West Southlands Ratepayers Association

Artona Studios fonds

  • AM1187
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1956

The fonds consists of photographs taken by local photography studio, Artona Studios, of exterior and interior views of Vancouver churches, homes, other buildings and businesses and Queen Elizabeth Park.

Artona Studios

Brown Brothers Company fonds

  • AM431
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1936

The fonds consists of undated notes for the care and management of flowers, thank-you letters (1932), and various certificates for floral displays (1928-1936). Fonds also consists of photographs of the florist company depicting greenhouses, floral...

Brown Brothers Company

Douglas Honeyman fonds

  • AM814
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1968; predominant 1915-1919

The fonds consists of diaries written in trenches, correspondence regarding 29th Battalion activities, photographs, and miscellaneous publications from World War I.

Honeyman, Douglas Ramsey

Henry Herbert Stevens fonds

  • AM69
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1935, 1966, 1968

The fonds consists of correspondence and other materials on East Indian immigration, 1912-1916; the Komagata Maru incident, 1914 and 1916; immigration matters other than East Indian, 1912-1925; Vancouver port facilities, 1913-1916; the drug proble...

Stevens, Henry Herbert

Edwards family fonds

  • AM1403
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1901-1930]

Fonds contains correspondence, news clippings, photographes related to Edwards family.

Edwards family

B.C. Professional Gardeners' Association fonds

  • AM673
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1970

The fonds consists of four minute books, 1936-1941 and 1950-1970 and three cash books, 1938-1963. The minutes record annual and monthly general meetings, as well as executive meetings. Descriptions of the lectures cover a wide range of subjects...

British Columbia Professional Gardeners' Association

Peggy Perfitt fonds

  • AM1445
  • Fonds
  • [192-?] - [193-?]

Fonds consists of 40 photographs, mainly of unidentified individuals who may have been related to Peggy Perfitt or who worked at Gault Brothers Ltd., a local textiles manufacturing and sales firm. Some of the photographs were taken on board an uni...

Perfitt, Peggy

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association fonds

  • AM324
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1975

Fonds consists of the constitution, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, circulars and other records of the British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association.

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association fonds

  • AM317
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1974

Fonds consists of the constitution, by-laws, minutes between 1925 and 1968, subject files, circulars, agreements, financial records, maps, publications and reports of the British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association. Also included is corresp...

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association

Vancouver Grain Exchange fonds

  • AM318
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1973

The fonds consists of minutes of the Grain Exchange, 1924-1972, and its predecessor body, the Grain Section of the Vancouver Merchants' Exchange (1921-1924). Also included is correspondence relating to the operation of the grain trade in Va...

Vancouver Grain Exchange

Eustace Smith Ltd. fonds

  • AM893
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1966

The fonds consists of timber estimates by Eustace Smith and others, including cruise reports, correspondence, tables, and maps for many coastal areas of British Columbia and a few interior areas.

Eustace Smith Ltd.

Frederick Davies fonds

  • AM1389
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1958

Fonds consists of construction contracts (1931-1953), correspondence (1922, 1938), church building dedication programs (1927-1952), news clippings (1928-1958), and photographs (1921-1953), all relating to Frederick Davies' construction projects.

Davies, Frederick

British Columbia Underwriters' Association fonds

  • AM493
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1963

Fonds consists of operational records of the Association and reference material.The records include reports on municipal fire prevention in Vancouver and Point Grey, drawings and sketches of building details used in assembling fire insurance plans...

British Columbia Underwriters' Association

William Reed Landscape Architect fonds

  • AM1655
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1994

Fonds consists of operational records of William Reed's landscape design career. The records document designs executed for clients, and press coverage of William Reed's design work.The fonds is made up primarily of architectural drawings...

William Reed Landscape Architect Inc.

Camp Deka fonds

  • AM1593
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1990, predominant 1961-1976

The fonds consists primarily of records documenting the operation of the Camp Deka boys' camp from 1961-1976. Records reflect the major functions and activities involved in running the camp, including program planning and delivery, management...

Camp Deka

Gordon Price fonds

  • AM1449
  • Fonds
  • 1978-2002

The fonds consists of records relating to Gordon Price's work as a member of CROWE during the early 1980s, as well as his participation in the City's research, planning, and evaluation activities regarding transportation and urban develo...

Price, Gordon

Harry Barratt fonds

  • AM1455
  • Fonds
  • 1924-[2004]; predominant 1941-1959

Fonds consists of records relating to Harry Barratt's architectural designs for buildings, primarily within Greater Vancouver but also across British Columbia. It is arranged in two record series: Architectural drawings (1924-1959) and Refe...

Barratt, Harry

Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia fonds

  • AM319
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1977

The fonds includes notices to members, correspondence, committee files, subject files and nautical charts. Also included are the minutes of the Vancouver Chamber of Shipping, and the Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia; various files, includi...

Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia

Vancouver Club fonds

  • AM306
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1975

The fonds consists of registers of shareholders and trustees, and candidates for members, rules, regulations and constitution, and annual reports.

Vancouver Club

Henry Whittaker fonds

  • AM315
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1971

The fonds consists of correspondence, including a section on stamp collecting, medical records, personal documentation, and clippings.

Whittaker, Henry

City of Vancouver Archives library collection

The City of Vancouver Archives library collection is meant to complement our archival holdings. The collection's primary purpose is to support research at the Archives by staff and patrons. It contains books on British Columbia history espec...

Hastings Sawmill Company fonds

  • AM27
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1905

The fonds consists of a letterbook (1870), including invoices, company store accounts receivable, statements of lumber shipped on various vessels and records of lumber sawn at the mill; agreement for sale of the B.C. and Vancouver Island Spar, Lum...

Hastings Saw Mill Company

Karl Haspel fonds

  • AM1663
  • Fonds
  • [between 1936 and 1938]

The fonds consists of Haspel's photographs of Vancouver and the surrounding area, Coal Harbour, parades, Lion's Gate Bridge, Victoria, Powell River, Mount Baker and California.

Haspel, Karl

Robert W. Jackson fonds

  • AM1662
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1970

The fonds consists of three albums of photographs by Jackson, depicting his homes in both Vancouver and Victoria, his family, friends and local scenery.

Jackson, Robert W.

Frank Appelbe fonds

  • AM1661
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1968

The fonds consists of Appelbe's photographs of aerial views of the west side of Vancouver and the West End; and views of the RCMP vessel St. Roch, Coal Harbour and railway shops and rolling stock in West Vancouver.

Appelbe, Frank

Robin Hood Mills fonds

  • AM1424
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1926

Fonds consists of correspondence, dock construction contracts, insurance documents, tenders and proposals, reports of various kinds (e.g. tide details), lumber specifications, publications, and architectural drawings relating to the operations of ...

Robin Hood Mills (Vancouver, B.C.)

Vancouver Harbour Commissioners fonds

  • AM434
  • Fonds
  • 1929

The collection consists of mementos of the official opening of the Terminal Railway Subway in North Vancouver on 24 April 1929.

Vancouver Harbour Commissioners

Ross A. Lort Architect fonds

  • AM1015
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1950

The fonds consists of architectural drawings by the firm of Maclure & Fox, primarily of residences in Vancouver's Shaughnessy Heights and West End neighbourhoods. Includes work of the Maclure and Lort, and Ross A. Lort offices and one ho...

Lort, Ross Anthony

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 oc...

Simson family

Malkin family fonds

  • AM674
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1979

The fonds consists of family correspondence, notes, diaries, notebooks, legal documents, photographs, and genealogical charts.

Malkin 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 incl...

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 Poli...

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 i...

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, 19...

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

Justice, Webb & Vincent Landscape Architects Ltd. fonds

  • AM1194
  • Fonds
  • 1874 - 1990 predominant 1954 - 1987

Fonds consists of the following series: articles and plant material information; client files; correspondence; financial year ends; general office files; landscape architecture associations; landscape architecture drawings; personal files; photogr...

Justice, Webb & Vincent Landscape Architects

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 t...

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, articl...

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. Wy...

Woodward family

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