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Shakespeare Society of Vancouver fonds

  • AM1391
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1995

Fonds consists of newsletters dated 1993-1995. Arranged chronologically.

Shakespeare Society of Vancouver, 1993-

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

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

Emma Cripps fonds

  • AM100
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1890

The fonds consists of poetry on patriotic, religious, topical and sentimental themes.

Cripps, Emma

Alfred D. Long fonds

  • AM107
  • Fonds
  • 1961

The fonds consists of letters, memoranda and circulars concerning the establishment of the Art, Historical and Scientific Association Archives of Aviation.

Long, Alfred D.

Vancouver Real Estate Board fonds

  • AM101
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1889

The fonds consists of minutes of the Vancouver Real Estate Board of 1888. The volume also includes a price list, and maps from later custodians of the volume.

The volume also includes notations in the hand of JS Matthews, some of which state incorrect information on the relationship between the 1888 Vancouver Real Estate Board and the later Vancouver Real Estate Exchange formed in 1919.

Vancouver Real Estate Board [1888]

Rebecca Dayton fonds

  • AM117
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1945

The fonds consists of photographs and assorted genealogical material, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, correspondence and a Dayton genealogy manuscript.

Dayton, Rebecca

William Hailstone fonds

  • AM119
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1908

The fonds consists of two price lists and maps showing lots owned by William Hailstone; an indenture between the C.P.R. and Hailstone; and copies of the wills of William Hailstone and his wife, Catherine.

Hailstone, William

David Salmond Malcolm Mitchell collection

  • AM120
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1953

Collection contains a program of a concert given by the Central School on 31 October 1899 at the Imperial Opera House; a letter written by David Mitchell in 1949 to Mr. E.B. MacMaster, Secretary, Vancouver Pioneers' Association, commenting on the program; copies of photographs of David Mitchell in 1889 and 1894; and a newspaper clipping dated March 1953 about the 1899 concert.

Mitchell, David Salmond Malcolm

Chief Capilano collection

  • AM121
  • Fonds
  • 1890

The collection consists of a receipt for $15.00 signed (by mark) by Chief Capilano, a Chief of the Capilano Band Squamish Tribe, on 16 June 1890.

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

Mount Stephen Apartments fonds

  • AM1315
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1922

Fonds contains journal of rental collected and cash paid out January 1915 to September 1922, as kept by the building manager, Ernest Bulmer (1889-1979).

Mount Stephen Apartments

Grouse Mountain Scenic Incline Railway Company fonds

  • AM77
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1915

The fonds consists of a minute book, 1911-1913; business correspondence, 1910-1915; a blue-print of the proposed location; a sketch map of the southern part of D.L. 1345; and printed works.

Grouse Mountain Scenic Incline Railway Company

The New Play Centre fonds

  • AM1073
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1989, predominant 1970-1988

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, play scripts (microfilmed Nov. 1991), financial records, production files, and publicity material which includes audio tapes and photographs.

New Play Centre (Vancouver, B.C.)

E. Herberts collection

  • AM1051
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1933]-1937

Collection consists of one plan of an addition to the Yale Hotel (corner of Granville Street and Drake Street) for James C.C. De Biddle Cope Esq., by W.T. Whiteway, Architect; and three electrical plans of the Bottling Room of Vancouver Breweries Ltd., Gardiner & Mercer, Architects.

Thomas Logie fonds

  • AM1019
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1912

Fonds consists of a Deed of Land conveying title of a property purchased in 1911 by Eric Hamber from Thomas Logie, 23 cheques drawn on the Bank of Vancouver by Mr. Logie, and one British Columbia Electric Railway Co. electric light bill.

Logie, Thomas

The Vancouver Society of Change Ringers fonds

  • AM1021
  • Fonds
  • 1988

Fonds consists of a Bell Restoration Proposal prepared by the Bell Restoration Committee of the Vancouver Society of Change Ringers. Included in the proposal are an index, summary, history and background, information on committee members, the proposal proper, cost summary and conclusions, terms of reference, minutes of meetings, correspondence, and noise by-law materials.

Vancouver Society of Change Ringers

Fruit Magazine Publishing Company fonds

  • AM1023
  • Fonds
  • 1909

Fonds consists of a book of minutes for the first five meetings of the company. Content is mostly of an organizational nature.

Fruit Magazine Publishing Company

Chinese Students' Athletic Association fonds

  • AM1028
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1935

Fonds consists of a receipt book for the Chinese Students' Athletic Association's soccer club and 15 miscellaneous invoices, statements, receipts, etc.

Chinese Students' Athletic Association

Charles Marega fonds

  • AM1416
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1996 [some copied 19--]

Fonds consists of materials gathered by Peggy Imredy in the course of her research on Charles Marega, including notes, articles and clippings on Marega's life and works; correspondence of both Imredy and Marega; photographs of Marega's work taken by Imredy, as well as some photographs of Marega himself; and ca. 25 original drawings and sketches by Marega.

Marega, Charles

Burrard Hotel fonds

  • AM777
  • Fonds
  • 1908

The fonds consists of an account book and work regulations of the Burrard Hotel.

Burrard Hotel

Alexandra Neighbourhood House fonds

  • AM420
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1972

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, financial statements, and annual reports of the organization, as well as reports and documentation of the agency's recreational programming, social work services, and neighbourhood development projects. There are some case files relating to families that received social service assistance, as well as some clippings, and photographs. Fonds includes records of the Alexandra Non-Sectarian Orphanage and Home for Children, Alexandra Community Activities, and Community Chest and Councils of the Greater Vancouver Area.

Alexandra Neighbourhood House

Old Contemptibles Association in Canada collection

  • AM921
  • Fonds
  • 1928

The collection consists of letters patent, under the seal of Fernand Rinfret, Secretary of State of Canada, incorporating the Old Contemptibles Association in Canada.

Old Contemptibles Association in Canada

Fred Thurston fonds

  • AM1398
  • Fonds
  • 1890, 1909-1910

Fonds contains legal records pertaining to land purchased by Andrew Anderson in 1890 and sold to Fred Thurston in 1909. Fonds also includes a property tax assessment for the land for 1910. The land involved was D.L. 301, block 80, lots 16 and 17, located at the junction of New Westminster Road (now Kingsway), St. Catherine's Street and 18th Avenue.

Thurston, Fred

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

Greater Vancouver Mental Health Service collection

  • AM976
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1974

The collection consists of historical documents describing the function of the Greater Vancouver Mental Health Service.

Greater Vancouver Mental Health Service

Robert Bruce fonds

  • AM985
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1985

The fonds consists of biographical records, family photographs, military service records and clippings of Robert Bruce.

Bruce, Robert

Grandview-Woodland Park Area Council fonds

  • AM981
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1977

The fonds consists of reports, surveys, and minutes of the Grandview-Woodland Park Area Council, and records relating to the United Community Services, the City of Vancouver Department of Social Planning and Development and affiliated social planning and community development agencies.

Grandview-Woodland Park Area Council

Peter A. Watson collection

  • AM982
  • Fonds
  • 1982

The collection consists of a photocopy of the essay "Gower Point 1916-1923. Twenty miles to Paradise" by John Watson and photocopies of photographs. The essay recalls the time the author spent with his family at Gower Point.

Sue Wheeler cooperatives collection

  • AM961
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1987

The collection consists of minutes, organizational records, and newsletters documenting the development of cooperatives in Vancouver during the 1970s. Collection includes records of the Mountain Equipment Co-operative, Vancouver Co-operative Radio, Collective Resource and Services Workers' Co-operative, Agora Co-operative Food Association, Isadora's and Fed-Up Co-operative Wholesale Association.

Wheeler, Sue, collector

C.M. Pallard fonds

  • AM809
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1921]

The fonds consists of examinations, answer sheets, and notes for lessons for various courses at Vancouver Technical School, including physics, mechanics and woodwork.

Pallard, C.M.

O.E. and Dora Ozburn fonds

  • AM815
  • Fonds
  • 1922

The fonds consists of student notebooks of O. E. and Dora Ozburn at the Provincial Normal School, Vancouver, on handwork, drawing, penmanship, nature and weaving.

Ozburn, O.E.

William M. Reid fonds

  • AM858
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1959-1970]

The fonds consists of plans for 140 vessels. Prints are arranged by plan set, each set corresponding to a separate vessel. Plans may include, and are not limited to, outboard or inboard profiles; lines, body, rigging, sail, or deck plans; sections; or rudder or gun fitting details.

Reid, William Myles

Rudyard Kipling collection

  • AM823
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1927

The collection consists of photocopies of land deeds and other documents pertaining to property owned by Kipling on the southeast corner of 11th Avenue and Fraser Street, Vancouver (Lots 1 and 2, Block 157E, D.L. 264A).

Kipling, Rudyard

Austin V. Mifsud collection

  • AM835
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1984

The collection consists of an envelope bearing a Vancouver postmark, 1898, and two postal covers commemorating the 110th anniversary of Granville post office, 1984. A post office was established at Granville in 1874 and the name was changed to Vancouver in 1886.

Benjamin Codville collection

  • AM834
  • Fonds
  • 1889

The collection consists of Excursion Committee and Reception Committee ribbons from Dominion Day celebrations, 1889, Vancouver.

Codville, Benjamin

William Thomas Riley collection

  • AM837
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1927

The collection consists of a Masonic membership certificate letter, Justice of the Peace Commission of Office, memorial record and obituary.

Riley, William Thomas

First Lutheran Church fonds : 1892-1952

  • AM749
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1980

The fonds includes the congregational minute book, 1900 1952; register of Baptisms etc., 1892-1953; minute book of youth group 1909 1913; and the constitution and account book of Ladies Aid, 1899-1930.

First Lutheran Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Sharon O'Krane collection

  • AM873
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1904

The collection consists of medical prescriptions issued by Vancouver physicians and institutions and filled by an unidentified druggist in Vancouver. In the days before the development of the modern pharmaceutical industry, doctors and druggists had greater freedom to devise medications and to tailor them to the perceived needs of a patient.

Percy Bartlett fonds

  • AM497
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1926

The fonds consists of deeds, mortgage agreements, tax notices and documents relating to real estate transactions in the Vancouver area and in B.C. handled by Bartlett, particularly on behalf of Louis Erichson, a Norwegian businessman. There are also building plans for bungalows drawn up for construction on Point Grey and Kerrisdale sites.

Bartlett, Percy Reginald

Canadian Army Service Corps No. 8 (Overseas) Company fonds

  • AM488
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1915

The fonds consists of pay lists for officers, non commissioned officers, and men of the No. 8 (Overseas) Company of the Canadian Army Service Corps, 2nd Overseas Contingent, Canadian Expeditionary Force November 1914,- February 1915.

Canada. Canadian Army Service Corps. Company, 8

Thomas H. Mawson collection

  • AM886
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1914

The collection consists of a photographic reproduction of design plan "Accepted Scheme for Coal Harbour, Stanley Park; drawings of scheme for the improvement of Brockton Point, Stanley Park, 1914; guide map of the city of Vancouver, 1910; drawings, plans and other material, including display reproduction of "Proposed Subdivision of Property near Wascana Lake, Regina" and "Proposed Subdivision of Property and Layout of Grounds for Lieutenant Governor's Residence, Regina, Saskatchewan", for a display on the life and works of Thomas H. Mawson.

Mawson, Thomas Hayton

Edward Arthur Morris collection

  • AM887
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1900-1930

The collection consists of material pertaining to E.A. Morris: biographical notes, letterhead and photographs.

Morris, Edward Arthur

Neil McPhater collection

  • AM888
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1984

The collection consists of a genealogy and family history of the McPhater/Patton family, compiled by Neil McPhater, and a burial permit for Arch McPhater, 1892. The genealogy traces members of the McPhater family from ca. 1780. The McPhaters, who emigrated to Canada, changed their name to Patton. Donald Patton owned a ships chandlery in Vancouver around 1890. There are other descendants in the Vancouver area. Ronald Reagan also is included in the genealogy.

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

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation collection

  • AM892
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1985

The collection consists of programs and other information about concerts presented by C.B.C. Vancouver in cooperation with various musical groups and artists, including the C.B.C. Vancouver Orchestra, the Vancouver Society for Early Music, Vancouver Chamber Choir and others.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has been a broadcaster and promoter of music for many years. C.B.C. Vancouver Orchestra was formed in 1938. Its directors have included Ira Dilworth, the founder, John Eliot Gardiner, Mario Bernardi and John Avison, conductor.

Thomas McNair fonds

  • AM901
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1936

The fonds consists of miscellaneous records of Thomas and Mary Vida McNair, including tourist information; records relating to Mary McNair's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John McMillan, including commissions and returns as Deputy Returning Officer.

McNair, Thomas S.

Wesley Wheelwright collection

  • AM912
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1980

The collection consists of phonograph records of songs written by Wesley Wheelwright (Weeley Wright, Wheeley Wright).

Wheelwright, Wesley

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