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Lady Vancouver Club fonds

  • AM1401
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2004

Fonds includes constitution and by-laws, membership lists, presidents' reports, minutes of the annual general meetings, newsletters, miscellaneous records and a small trophy, the "Chimo Award to Lady Vancouver Club for outstanding contribution to Greater Vancouver Tourism September 1980", awarded by the Greater Vancouver Convention & Visitor's Bureau.

Lady Vancouver Club

Lambert M. Sung fonds

  • AM1070
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1917

The fonds consists of Sung's correspondence and cancelled cheques.

Sung, Lambert M.

Len Cox collection

  • AM498
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1922

The collection consists of a replica of a medal struck in Germany to commemorate the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915, a medal issued by the Greater Vancouver Peace Celebration Committee in 1919, a card from the British Columbia Boys' and Girls' Peace League 1922, and war savings stamps and tickets for crossing the Pattullo Bridge.

Leo Leavy fonds

  • AM1665
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1937

The fonds consists of Leavy's albums containing photographs of jockeys and horse-racing activities in Vancouver. The albums were created by Leavy in his early teenage years and contain drawings and acrostics using various jockeys names. Fonds also contains a few loose photographs pertaining to horse racing.

Leavy, Leo

Leon Ladner fonds

  • AM641
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1978

The fonds consists of records Leon Ladner compiled or collected which document his personal and family life, his political career and interests and his involvement with the University of British Columbia. The records include diaries, correspondence, memos, speeches, newspaper clippings, publications and photographs.

Ladner, Leon Johnson

Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation fonds

  • AM929
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1985

The fonds consists of reports of The Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation: summaries of grants awarded, 1984, 1985; and, reports of activities, 1956-1983.

Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation

Leonard Dobbin fonds

  • AM106
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1937

The fonds consists of correspondence, accounts and legal papers pertaining to Dominion Airways and Yarrows Aircraft Corporation, as well as material on aircraft and aeronautics in general. The fonds also contains the Royal Air Force records of Henry C.W. Dobbin.

Dobbin, Leonard Alexander

Leonard Meyers fonds

  • AM1418
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-2000]

Fonds contains correspondence, news clippings, photographes related to the writings of Leonard Meyers.

Leonard Meyers

Leopold Bentley family fonds

  • AM1636
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1939-1960]

Fonds consists of 92 colour slides showing Bentley family members, the house and garden at 1402 McRae Avenue, the Eburne sawmill site, Vancouver views, house at 1537 Matthews Avenue and homes on 32nd Avenue. Fonds also contains four film reels showing the house at garden at 1402 McRae Avenue, driving cars in Shaughnessy, and men shooting rifles.

Bentley (Bloch-Bauer), Leopold Lionel Garrick

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.

Leslie R. Grant collection

  • AM399
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1909

The collection consists of three catalogues from David Spencer Limited dated 1902, 1904 and 1908.

Letter

  • AM165
  • Item
  • 1883

The collection consists of an incomplete letter written to "Fanny" by an unidentified correspondent from New Westminster, 11 May 1883, describing May Day and a picnic. (The original pencil has been written over ca. 1940 by the donor.)

Letter from J.S. Matthews to Mary Hankey

  • AM1419
  • Item
  • 20 Apr. 1959

Item is a letter thanking Ms. Hankey for a donation to the Archives of records pertaining to the Empress of India. The letter contains Matthew's reminiscences about passenger vessels in British Columbia. Accompanying the letter is a photograph of the Empress of India (a reprint of Bo P8 N20).

Lewis Michols collection

  • AM219
  • Fonds
  • 1893

The collection consists of a passport issued to Lewis Michols in London at the Foreign Office on 29 December 1893, signed by the Earl of Rosebery.

Lewis Popham fonds

  • AM189
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1960

The fonds consists of papers, memoranda, and photographs relating largely to Ioco Townsite and its development ca. 1917-1925. Included are records concerning Ioco and the provision of houses for workers, 1919-1920; records concerning Ioco Athletic Club and athletic activities; miscellaneous draft agreements drawn by Popham as a Justice of the Peace; a brief history he prepared on Standard Oil of N.J.; miscellaneous publications and copies of the Ioco Times, which he edited for a time; and several photographs, including one of the Ioco Baseball Club ca. 1922 and tennis matches ca. 1917.

Popham, Lewis G.

Lillian Greig fonds

  • AM577
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1945]

The fonds consists of a manuscript documenting the history of various organizations, buildings and other landmarks in Kitsilano. Some photographs, maps and poetry augment the manuscript.

Greig, Lillian Cope

Little Mountain Area Human Resources Society fonds

  • AM804
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1978; predominant 1976-1978

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, grant reviews, correspondence and miscellaneous papers.

Little Mountain Area Human Resources Society

Littler and Sons fonds

  • AM158
  • Fonds
  • 1932

The fonds consists of a volume of accounts.

Littler and Sons

Location composites

  • AM1330
  • Fonds
  • 1994-1997

File contains folders on: (1) Morgue - Vancouver Police Museum (Oct. 1994, 11 photographs); (2) Pacific Press Building, 2250 Granville Street (June 1997, 18 photographs).

Paramount Pictures. The Sentinel

Lois Kerr fonds

  • AM890
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1986

The fonds consists of: the published musical score of "Mountain by the sea : a British Columbia Ski-ing Song" (1957), words and music by Lois Kerr; photocopy of text and music to "Vancouver : a musical and historical revue in praise of the city of Vancouver, for performance by elementary school students" by Lois Kerr (30 Jan. 1984); photocopy of words and music of "374", also by Lois Kerr. Also includes sound recording of "Vancouver Song" sung by Cait Carson (LEG2065.33) and a sound recording of "374" (LEG2065.34).

Kerr, Lois

Lorna Makepeace fonds

  • AM732
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1970, predominant 1940-1956

The fonds consists of correspondence, invoices, theatre programs, coronation of George VI pamphlets, a 1919 peace celebration songbook, certificates, postcards, military papers including paybooks, ration cards, travel authority warrants, and photographs.

Makepeace, Lorna May

Lorne Brown fonds

  • AM968
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1974

The fonds consists of correspondence, yearbooks, reports, lectures, articles, printed ephemera, and photographs.

Brown, Lorne Ellis

Louis McDonald fonds

  • AM134
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1935

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of clippings, speeches and letters kept by Alderman McDonald from 1933-1935 concerning the building of the new Vancouver City Hall.

McDonald, Louis Drummond

Lower Kitsilano Ratepayers' Association fonds

  • AM928
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1971

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, newsclippings, plans and photographs.

Lower Kitsilano Ratepayers' Association

Lytton Hotel fonds

  • AM353
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1918

The fonds consists of the guest register of the Lytton Hotel.

Lytton Hotel

Mabel Kirk fonds

  • AM193
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1936

The fonds consists of letters from Charlotte Pedley, 1917-1934, and from her son, Jim Pedley, 1935; copies of letters from Mrs. Kirk regarding the Women's Canadian Club, 1935, and the Victorian Order of Nurses, 1947; and a scroll presented to Mrs. Kirk in 1936 by the Advisory Board and General Committee of Vancouver's Golden Jubilee Committee.

Kirk, Mabel S.

Mabel Lewis collection

  • AM826
  • Item
  • 1925

The collection consists of a letter and testimonials from the Vancouver City Hall Employees' Association to a fellow employee departing from City Hall employment, 1925.

Mabel Payne fonds

  • AM364
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1953

The fonds consists of drafts of plays written for children, two unpublished novels, poetry and correspondence. As well, there are papers, clippings, musical scores, and albums of Payne's uncle, C.F. Abdy Williams.

Payne, Mabel

MacLean family fonds

  • AM905
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1946

The fonds consists of correspondence between Murdoch MacLean and Martha Munn, and other members of the MacLean and Munn families; a resume of Lachlan Munn MacLean; and photographs.

MacLean family, Murdoch

MacMillan Bloedel Place fonds

  • AM952
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1986

The fonds consists of records relating to MacMillan Bloedel Place, including correspondence, contracts and agreements, specifications, exhibit material, educational program information, attendance statistics, advertising and promotional literature, publications, photographs and a plan.

MacMillan Bloedel Place

Macauley, Nicolls, Maitland and Company Limited collection

  • AM415
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1930

The collection consists of J.P. Nicholls' address, "History of Real Estate Values in Vancouver" (1925), an 1899 newspaper advertisement, and a 1930 map of downtown Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

Macauley, Nicolls, Maitland and Company Limited

Madeleine Roedde collection

  • AM675
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1895

The collection consists of two Christmas cards collected by Madeleine Roedde. One card is illustrated with a photograph of a trail in Stanley Park; the other card has a printed image of Cordova Street. The cards were produced around the turn of the century.

Madeline Roedde collection

  • AM460
  • Item
  • 1860-1900

The collection consists of photocopies of the Roedde family register taken from the family Bible.

Madill Garage Co. fonds

  • AM1457
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1942 ; predominant 1940-1942

The fonds consists of financial records in the form of electricity agreements, tax forms, rent receipts, accounts payable and receivable, balance sheets, bank statements, and ledgers. It also includes a form granting signing authority in August 1942 to W.E. Warren s wife, Edna.

Madill Garage Co.

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; correspondence and pamphlets relating to Vancouver's water supply; examples of letter-heads, business stationery, tickets, notices and so on used in Vancouver in the 1880s; records of the planning and building of the First Narrows Bridge, Vancouver; an obituary book of clippings from newspapers; correspondence and clippings relating to unemployment and relief in Vancouver, 1931-1939; clippings relating to mayors of Vancouver, 1932-1971; clippings, photographs and menus relating to the visit of H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, 1951; clippings relating to distinguished visitors to Vancouver 1928-1953; a scrapbook of clippings relating to pioneer Vancouver aviator, William Stark, 1912; genealogical records relating to the family of J.S. Matthews; numerous topical and categorical files relating to a wide variety of subjects; and a series of index cards describing the history of street and place names in Greater Vancouver.

Matthews, James Skitt, Major

Malcolm F. Crane Pride Archives

  • AM1229
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 1993

This fonds is a chronologically-ordered body of records from the personal and work life of Malcolm F. Crane; it also represents a significant sub-group of the records of certain organizations such as SEARCH, PFA, and PCF. Personal papers include correspondence, school assignments, certificates, yearbooks, memorabilia from travels, photographs, and a variety of mostly unpublished literary and academic works including poems, short stories, plays, novels, and essays. Some of these works explore the theme of homosexuality. Records dating from after Crane's death include health records, documents relating to his funeral service and memorial bench, obituaries and tributes, and news coverage of his death (video).
Work papers reflect Crane's involvement in a variety of human rights and gay/lesbian organizations. Larger bodies of records include: correspondence, minutes, reports, briefs, and newsletters from SEARCH (Society for Education Action Research and Counselling on Homosexuality), 1974 - 1983; correspondence, minutes, memos, reports, and conference papers (especially relating to "Coalition on Children" and "Conference on the Family") from SPARC (Social Planning and Review Council of B.C.), 1976 - 1981; records of the PFA (Pride Festival Association) relating to the organization and running of the annual festival including minutes, financial statements, speeches, artists' contracts, event registrations, publicity, plans, photographs etc., 1984 - 1990; and records of the PCF (Pride Community Foundation - an umbrella organization, and the PFA's successor), including both festival records and those related to other programs such as the Witness Assistance Program and the television show "Prism", 1991 - 1993. Also in this category are papers of the IAL / GPC (International Association of Lesbian / Gay Pride Co-ordinators), particularly those relating to the organization of the 1989 conference ("Interpride '89") in Vancouver, which was hosted by the PFA.
Smaller bodies of records include correspondence, minutes, financial statements, constitution, and newsletters from the GLL (The Gay Leisure Link), 1979 - 1993; festival-related records from the PWCC (Pride Week Co-ordinating Committee, predecessor to the PFA), 1984; correspondence, notes, and clippings from the P/GLC (Police / Gay Liaison Committee), 1982 - 1993; minutes and reports of the Outreach Committee, Ryerson United Church, 1976 - 1977; correspondence, minutes, reports, financial statements, and newsletters of the VGCC (Vancouver Gay Community Centre), 1979 - 1993; and various other organizations.
The fonds also contains publications on general social issues (including government publications and works published by SPARC), and publications on gay / lesbian issues and interests. In addition to photographs, non-textual materials include festival buttons, video cassettes (notably episodes of "Prism", a gay / lesbian community affairs program, news coverage of the Pride Festival, and home videos), and audiocassettes on various topics.

Crane, Malcolm Francis

Malkin family fonds

  • AM674
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1979

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

Malkin family

Manley family collection

  • AM601
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1923

This collection consists of the marriage certificate of C.M. Douglas and Elizabeth Manley, 1909; letter to mother from J.F. Manley, 72nd Battalion re conditions in trenches, France, 1916; notification of J.F. Manley's death, 1917; location of grave, 1923; and Charles S. Douglas' bible dated 1867. Also included in the collection is a legal agreement showing the condition of affairs between the owners of the Vancouver Cremation Society's Crematorium - owners: C.S. Douglas and J.A. McKinney.

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

Margaret A. Pooley fonds

  • AM1473
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1906-1935]

The fonds consists of two drawing books from Normal School, a scrapbook and a recipe book.

Pooley, Margaret A.

Margaret Andrews collection

  • AM404
  • Item
  • 1976

The collection consists of Margaret Andrews' essay entitled "Boosterism and Makeshift Government: Vancouver's Public Health Services 1886-1888", which was presented to a graduate history seminar at U.B.C. in April 1976.

Andrews, Margaret

Margaret Bulman fonds

  • AM910
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1927

The fonds consists of Bulman's account books and correspondence.

Bulman, Margaret

Margaret Mitchell fonds

  • AM1380
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1993

Fonds contains records pertaining to community development and urban living issues in Vancouver.

Mitchell, Margaret A.

Margaret Rushton fonds

  • AM137
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1955

The fonds consists of correspondence, radio scripts, programmes and photographs pertaining the activities of the Parent-Teacher Association.

Rushton, Margaret E.

Margery Wade collection

  • AM797
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1916

The collection consists of telegrams and letters from Walter Moberly to Margery Wade and Norton Griffiths concerning personal matters, the New Westminster fire (1898), and railway development; Wilfred Laurier to F. C. Wade concerning Liberal politics; Noel Robinson to F. C. Wade concerning Moberly. The collection also includes 95 original cartoon drawings by John Innis and James B. Fitzmaurice depicting provincial political figures and issues such as prohibition, and 4 black and white photographic reproductions of cartoon drawings by Fitzmaurice.

Wade, Margery

Marguerite Britton fonds

  • AM686
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1979

The fonds consists of photocopies of research notes, clippings and articles on painters Charles Hatch and Victor Long, and a short history of Knox United Church and its chancel stained glass window.

Britton, Marguerite

Marguerite Ford fonds

  • AM706
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2005; predominant 1973-1990

The fonds consist of records created and accumulated by Marguerite Ford during her work with the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Resources Board, the Point Grey Community Resources Board and other civic organizations. The files include committee minutes, correspondence, subject files, publications, financial records and personal correspondence

Ford, Marguerite

Marjorie C. Moore collection

  • AM587
  • Item
  • 1977

The manuscript is a study of prostitution in Vancouver using primarily the Police Court calendars and Board of Health minutes.

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