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Cecil N. Akrigg collection

  • AM909
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1947

The collection consists of 52 British Columbia Electric Railway Company weekly car and bus passes.

Thomas Hart collection

  • AM911
  • Fonds
  • 1913

The collection consists of an invoice and receipt issued by Mack Brothers, Undertakers, to Thomas Hart for the funeral of Henry Hart. The Mack Brothers (Robert A. and William A.) were undertakers with their business located at 2398 Granville.

Elizabeth B. Murray fonds

  • AM915
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1960, 1973

The fonds consists of Murray's records including the constitution and by-laws, duties of the executive committee, financial report, and other material relating to the Telephone Employees' Camera Club.

Murray, Elizabeth B.

Elizabeth H. Dewar collection

  • AM916
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1942

The collection consists of a letter from Mary Cowley to Elizabeth Dewar; "The West End Survey", a report by the Vancouver Council of Social Agencies; and "A Directory of Health and Social Welfare Agencies in Vancouver, B.C.".

Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association fonds

  • AM336
  • Fonds
  • 1610-1988, 1995-1997; predominant 1920-1970

Fonds consists of records arising from the activities of the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association.
Fonds includes constitutions and bylaws; minutes of meetings; financial records such as financial statements, budgets, and membership fee receipts; annual reports; correspondence and memoranda; guest books; records of the President and of the Director, including reports, policy statements, contracts, budgets, correspondence; and items collected by the Association, such as newspapers and clippings, pamphlets, photographs, manuscripts and books, and other materials.
As a result of the close relationship between the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association and the Vancouver Museum, some records relating to the Vancouver Museum are contained within this fonds. This is the case especially for records created before 1958, during which time the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association was responsible for the everyday management of the Vancouver Museum.
Fonds consists of nine series: 1) Constitutions, agreements, and other legal establishment records; 2) Minutes; 3) Financial records; 4) Annual reports; 5) Correspondence; 6) Guest and scrap books; 7) President's and Director's records; 8) Collected items; and 9) Collected photographs.

Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association

Ivy Weatherup postcard collection

  • AM913
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1900-1920

The collection consists of a postcard collection from several different areas of the world, including Vancouver, British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon and Alaska.

Adelaide Seymour Lewis (Fowler) collection

  • AM796
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1927-1947

The collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1924-1943) relating to Vancouver pioneers and early Vancouver history. There is also a B.C. Electric Railway Company "Notice" dated 1945 listing streetcar regulations for 1945, and a print of "The Golden Jubilee City Hall", 1936.

Lewis, Adelaide Seymour

Robert Norris Manning fonds

  • AM970
  • Fonds
  • 1900, 1914-1942, 1959-1990

The fonds consists of family photographs, marriage certificates, and correspondence of Robert Norris Manning. Includes an American $2 bill (1976) and $1 coin (1979).

Manning, Robert Norris

William Pierce fonds

  • AM922
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1985

The fonds consists of a biography and reminiscences of William Pierce, and papers relating to his candidacy for Park Commissioner in 1958.

Pierce, William James Gibbs

Canadian Pacific Railway Company fonds

  • AM42
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1969

The fonds includes the following series: Approval books (1910-1959); Assessment districts and records of taxes (1945--1968); Duplicate deeds (1907-1965); Field note books (1885-1887); List of buildings relating to Vancouver Division - Vancouver Terminals (1884-1957); Miscellaneous records (1884-1962); Receipts and receipt books (1886-1969); Record of payments for properties, District Lot 526 (1962-1965); Registers of city lots (1886-1959); Staff registers (1880-1911); and Van Horne correspondence (1885-1887).

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

H.N.W. Toms collection

  • AM765
  • Fonds
  • 1980

The collection consists of a family history, and photocopies of biographical and genealogical information concerning the Judge family.

Toms, H.N.W.

James Robison collection

  • AM769
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1890-1912

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

Air Pollution Control Society fonds

  • AM767
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1966

The fonds consists of a constitution, list of directors, notices of meetings, and correspondence.

Air Pollution Control Society

Kitsilano Yacht Club fonds

  • AM967
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1985

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, financial statements, insurance policies, membership lists, visitors' books, race results, photographs, plans and publications such as newsletters, yearbooks, and printed ephemera.

Kitsilano Yacht Club

Dominion Map and Blueprint Company fonds

  • AM738
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1976

This fonds consists of three files: miscellaneous correspondence and notes; Sectional Map and Street Directory for 1954, 1957, 1958; Street Index for Maps, Sectional Map and Street Directory for 1958, 1963, 1965, 1966; as well as a large number of maps, in draft and published forms.

Dominion Map Limited (Vancouver, B.C.)

Robertson Presbyterian Church fonds

  • AM721
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1935, 1958

The fonds consists of a minute book, 1908-1935, and a pamphlet celebrating the church's golden jubilee, 1958.

Robertson Presbyterian Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Gerald Gratton McGeer collection

  • AM685
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The collection consists of a letter from Gerald McGeer, Mayor of Vancouver, to C.B. Howard, M.P., suggesting that Members of Parliament make an inspection tour of the C.N.R. on their way to Vancouver for the city's Golden Jubilee. There is also a Golden Jubilee poster.

McGeer, Gerald Grattan

S.S. Alpha fonds

  • AM701
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1907

The fonds consists of a bound book, which lists the repairs and maintenance carried out for the Alpha between 1894 and 1900. In addition, a section of the volume records a household account covering 1906 and 1907.

Alpha (ship)

Donald Charleson fonds

  • AM708
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1889

The fonds consists primarily of correspondence and an indenture concerning the awarding of Charleson's first land clearing contract with the CPR in 1889. There is also a birth certificate for Charleson and a letter from Alexander Mackenzie.

Charleson, Donald Brims

Richard B. Gilman collection

  • AM713
  • Fonds
  • 1980

The collection consists of two photocopies of typescripts describing the history of Philip Gilman and the building of Brock House.

Gilman, Richard B.

United Commercial Travellers, Vancouver Council #284 [collection]

  • AM711
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1989

Collection consists of items pertaining to the United Commercial Travellers and the Vancouver Council of Travellers. Included are a history of the Vancouver Council delivered at the Council's 75th anniversary, copies of "The Sample Case", the U.C.T. magazine, a membership list and obituary and memorial service notices for members. Also includes a copy of the historical review with a special reference to Past Supreme Counseler Edward Blake McMaster of Vancouver Council #284. Photographs are: AM 711 #1, E. B. McMaster, Grand Councillor of the Vancouver Council of Travellers [1915?]; AM 711 #2, United Commercial Travellers, Concert Party and Glee Club, [all individuals identified], 23 Mar. 1924.

United Commercial Travellers, Vancouver Council #284

McGlashan family fonds

  • AM704
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1956]

The fonds consists primarily of family photographs from New Brunswick, Scotland and Vancouver. In addition, there are poems by Mrs. McGlashan, notes by McGlashan entitled "The Western Sweep of Civilization" and ephemera.

McGlashan family

Nightingale family fonds

  • AM680
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1938

The fonds consists of legal documents, 1909, 1940; an annual report from the British Columbia Amateur Basketball Association, 1933; correspondence, 1938; and a wedding and anniversary scrapbook, 1896 1923; and a Christmas card.

Nightingale family, John P.

Citizen's Council on Civic Development fonds

  • AM1013
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1980

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, briefs, submissions, and development studies of the Citizen's Council on Civic Development.

Citizen's Council on Civic Development

Union local certificates collection

  • AM60
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1958

The papers consist of thirteen charters granted to Vancouver union organizations:
1) Feb. 1891 - Journeymen Stone Cutters' Association of North America;
2) May 1891 - International Association of Machinists;
3) Apr. 1903 - International Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees;
4) Mar. 1904 - The Grand Lodge of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen;
5) Dec. 1916 - Boot and Shoe Workers' Union;
6) Jan. 1916 - United Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and Railway Shop Labourers;
7) Jan. 1928 - Union Label Trades Department;
8) Oct. 1928 - International Brotherhood of Firemen, Oilers, Helpers, Round House and Railroad Shop Labourers;
9) May 1929 - Federated Association of Letter Carriers of the Dominion of Canada;
10) Dec. 1935 - The Trade and Labour Congress of Canada to the Dyers, Cleaners, Pressers Union;
11) Sept. 1944 - American Federation of Labour to Radio Station Employees' Union;
12) Apr. 1945 - Distillery, Rectifying and Wine Workers;
13) Mar. 1958 - The National Union of Public Employees to Metropolitan District Council of Public Employees.

St. Roch Preservation Society fonds

  • AM990
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1969

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports and clippings of the St. Roch Preservation Society.

St. Roch Preservation Society

Captain George Vancouver collection

  • AM649
  • Fonds
  • 1794

The collection consists of a letter dated 2 October 1794, which was written by Vancouver while on board the "Discovery" in Nootka Sound. It was addressed to the father of a midshipman in the crew. The letter deals with business matters, but Vancouver also notes that they were unable to find any northwest passage and therefore they had no reason to remain in the area.

Kitsilano Community Resources Board fonds

  • AM653
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1978

The fonds consists of the minutes of the Integration Task Force and its committees, 1974; election materials, 1974; a directory of services; clippings and newspapers, 1973-1977; information relating to the Kitsilano Community Centre, including a survey of community needs, information relating to Point Grey Road and a survey of services for seniors and reports relating to local planning.

Kitsilano Community Resources Board

Royal Needlework Guild of Vancouver fonds

  • AM654
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1953

The fonds consists of correspondence, 1936-1953; Director's Reports, 1907, 1910; President's addresses; a transcript from an interview with Mrs. G. Shane, 1943; annual reports from the Toronto branch, 1937, and the Montreal branch, 1938; clippings and pamphlets.

Royal Needlework Guild of Vancouver

Walter Donald MacKinnon Sage collection

  • AM664
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1980

The collection consists of two typescript copies of Don Sage's recollections of his early life in the west side of Vancouver. "Memories of Old University Hill" (1979) and "Memories of Old West Point Grey" (1980) both describe the residents, homes and social life in these two areas between 1924 and 1940.

Sage, Walter Donald MacKinnon

Alexander Philip fonds

  • AM665
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1902

The fonds consists primarily of correspondence which reflects Philip's work of a real estate agent and other endeavours.

Philip, Alexander

H.A. Price collection

  • AM358
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-1993

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, letterbooks, and photographs of the Price family and of records relating to general merchants in Ashcroft, B.C, including Harvey Bailey and Company, to the planned extension to the Canadian Pacific Railway line, and to Henry J. Cambie.

Price family

Eburne Ratepayers Association fonds

  • AM64
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1910

The fonds consists of a minutebook of the Eburne Ratepayers Association. It reflects the interests and development of the Eburne District, 1907-1910, such as the dredging of the North Arm to improve navigation, incorporation of the Municipality of Point Grey, and the improvement of telephone and transportation services.

Eburne Ratepayers Association

Homer family fonds

  • AM72
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1964

The fonds consists of family correspondence, 1868-1964; historical notes, photographs and other materials, 1931-1957; and clippings. Correspondence includes copies of letters from Governor Frederick Seymour and Sir John A. Macdonald to Mrs. J.A.R. Homer (509-F-6 file 6).

Homer family

Henry Alan Bulwer fonds

  • AM71
  • Fonds
  • 1887, 1932-1955

The fonds consists of correspondence between Bulwer and his father and between Mr. and Mrs. Bulwer.

Bulwer, Henry Alan

72nd. Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada collection

  • AM84
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1918

The collection consists of clipping books recording the war records of the members of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada on overseas service with the C.E.F. in 1914-1918.

72nd. Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Garfield King collection

  • AM135
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1921

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing clippings, letters and other assorted material on the subject of proportional representation collected between 1918 and 1921.

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

Privy Council (Canada) collection

  • AM127
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1893

Item is an extract of a report of a Committee of the Privy Council, dated 8 July 1893, regarding foreshore rights in Vancouver of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, with two accompanying maps. One map is in the file; the other one is catalogued as Map 648.

Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club minutes

  • AM130
  • Fonds
  • 1897

The collection consists of the minutes of a meeting held at the Hotel Vancouver on 2 October 1897, which formed the Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club.

Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club

William Pleming fonds

  • AM132
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900] - 1914

The fonds consists of Pleming's memoirs (published by the Mount Pleasant News in 1936); programmes of events Pleming participated in; and photographs of the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners Labour Day Parade (ca. 1900), the South Vancouver School Board (1911), and the South Vancouver Float for the Vancouver Historical Pageant (12 June 1914).

Pleming, William

Collingwood Free Library and Bursill Institute collection

  • AM128
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1911-1928

The collection consists of two scrapbooks containing letters, clippings and photographs relating to the Collingwood Free Library and Bursill Institute ca. 1911-1928.

Collingwood Free Library and Bursill Institute

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

Canadian Pacific Navigation Company fonds

  • AM138
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1889

The fonds consists of receipts issued by the Canadian Pacific Navigation Company between 1887 and 1889.

Canadian Pacific Navigation Company

Vancouver Arts and Crafts Association fonds

  • AM142
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1901

The fonds consists of a minute book (1900-1901), which includes membership lists; photographs of an exhibition of members' work in O'Brien Hall, 1900; and miscellaneous other material.

Vancouver Arts and Crafts Association

Frank Elmer Hall collection

  • AM141
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1957

The collection consists of legal papers and maps pertaining to the land holdings of Charles and Rebecca Desormier, Samuel Gintzburger and George W. Fuller. The collection also contains legal papers pertaining to Rickard and Frith (G.F. Frith Co. Ltd.) and assorted legal papers. There are also the manuscripts of two stories by "E.O.R." and Leonard I. Bentley's memoir of Saturday night in Vancouver, 1901.

Hall, Frank Elmer

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