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Vancouver General Hospital fonds

  • AM320
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1992

Fonds consists of published annual reports for 1905, 1908 and 1912-1955; minutes of the Board of Directors, 1902-1958; minutes of the Medical Board, 1931-1965; general correspondence files (mainly of the chief administrator) 1906-1980; medical staff minutes, 1888-1920; minutes of various committees, 1902-1975; statistical reports, 1928-1949 and 1971-1975; miscellaneous items of historical interest from the Public Relations Department of the hospital, 1886-1977; and records regarding building and property development, 1937; 1979-1992.

Vancouver General Hospital

Sir George Bury fonds

  • AM979
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1987

The fonds consists of correspondence, articles written by Bury, and photographs by Bury pertaining to the Russian Revolution.

Bury, George, Sir

District One of the Vancouver Conservative Association fonds

  • AM239
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1931

The fonds consists of correspondence, draft constitutions, by-laws for the 1930 Constitution of the Vancouver Conservative Association (District One), and a list of members of the Association as of October 1929.

Vancouver Conservative Association. District One

Kenneth Percy Caple collection

  • AM241
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1945

The collection consists of B.C.E.R. tram tickets, a Second Narrows Bridge ticket and a book of gasoline ration tickets, all ca. 1945.

Caple, Kenneth Percy

Vera Noecker collection

  • AM242
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1945

The collection consists of a 1902 Telephone Inspector's Hand Book; a catalogue of the Third Annual Spring Dog Show held by the Terminal City Kennel Club, 1914, together with winner's ribbons, 1914-1917; Coronation 1937 souvenir booklet prepared by the Department of Education, Victoria; Studio Christmas Annual 1938; and a Radio City Music Hall Pictorial ca. 1945.

Mary Gruchy fonds

  • AM253
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1983

The fonds consists of records created, received, and collected by Mary Gruchy. Fonds includes records pertaining to the Provincial Botanical Office, such as annual reports, notes, newspaper clippings, journals, photographs, a retirement certificate, and other materials. The fonds also includes brochures from the B.C. Mountaineering Club, and a map of Mount Garibaldi.

Gruchy, Mary J.

Graham Tudor Architect fonds

  • AM1320
  • Fonds
  • 1987-1988

Fonds consists of architectural drawings of Price Waterhouse Centre Pavilion Place and Franks for the Memory Restaurant, 601 West Cordova Street. There are elevations, sections and floor plans.

Tudor, Graham

Greater Vancouver Regional District fonds

  • AM1257
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1975

Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, plans, and other documentation generated primarily by the above-mentioned predecessor bodies of the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Arranged into the following series:

  • Hospital Advisory Committee minutes and reports
    from the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District:
  • Annual reports
  • Correspondence and other records
  • Minute books
  • Miscellaneous records
    from the Greater Vancouver Water District:
  • Chief engineer's daily journals
  • Commissioner's reports
  • Commissioner's yearbooks
  • Contracts
  • Correspondence files
  • Correspondence files
  • Engineering files
  • Minute books
  • Minute files
  • Miscellaneous correspondence
  • Miscellaneous publications
  • Miscellaneous reports
  • Reports
  • Reports received by the commissioner
    from the Lower Mainland Regional Planning Board:
    • Clipping files
    • Correspondence files
    • Minute books

The fonds also includes two drawings made for the Greater Vancouver Water District.

Greater Vancouver Regional District

Mrs. M. Wilkinson collection

  • AM259
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1936

The collection consists of a copy of the Diamond Jubilee edition of the Daily Mail dated 23 June 1897, a coloured lithograph of Queen Victoria, and a poster to celebrate Vancouver's Golden Jubilee, 1936.

H.W. Parr collection

  • AM260
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1971

The collection consists of two copies of "Romance of Vancouver" published in 1936 by the Native Sons of B.C., a typescript copy of "Memories of the Past" by Reuben Hamilton, and a handwritten copy of "My Recollections of Early Vancouver" by Gertrude Gow 1968, copied in 1971 by H.W. Parr.

Parr, H.W.

Mrs. M.S. White collection

  • AM261
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1962

The collection consists of the provincial license granted to the Sannie Transportation Co. Ltd. in 1944, the original typescript History of the Sannie Transportation Co. Ltd. 1920-1954 by Mary S. White, and a photograph ca. 1925 of the M.V. "Sannie III".

The Sannie Transportation Co. Ltd. was formed in 1920 by G.H. Brown and Thomas Steele and was taken over in 1922 by "Tommy" White who was president until 1954. The company relinquished its franchise in 1956 when Black Ball Ferries Ltd. took over the Horseshoe Bay-Bowen Island run. In turn, it was taken over by the provincial government in 1962.

Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club fonds

  • AM264
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1905, 1929

The fonds consists of records produced by the Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club. Records include programmes of dances, a photo of the Mount Pleasant Quadrille Club, and a minute book of the Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club. The minutebook contains minutes of Club meetings, lists of members, as well as three reports of the operations of the Fire Department of the City of Vancouver, No. 5 Fire Company.

Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club

Helen Gregory MacGill collection

  • AM270
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1940-1950

The collection consists of the original copies, with some amendments, of articles written by Helen Gregory MacGill as "Story of Vancouver Social Service"; typescript copy of biographical radio program "Builders of B.C." no. 4, "Helen Gregory MacGill" by Dick Diespecker (C.J.O.R., 20 April 1950). "Story of Vancouver Social Service", in a bound volume, is catalogued in the Archives library, HV110 V2 M2. Another book, "How to Conduct Public Meetings in Canada" is catalogued in the Archives library, JF515 M22.

MacGill, Helen Gregory

Sigurdson Millwork Company fonds

  • AM1046
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1963

The fonds consists of 63 sheets of plans for an assortment of finishings for churches in B.C. Vancouver projects include millwork for Holy Rosary Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, and First United Church. Also included is 52 sheets of blueprints of architectural millwork for a number of CNR structures around the province, including 11 sheets pertaining to the Hotel Vancouver interior.

Sigurdson Millwork Company

Aileen Campbell collection

  • AM273
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1972

The collection consists of two photocopies of Aileen Campbell's articles and a typescript of her notes during one of the interviews.

Campbell, Aileen

Thomas Sentell fonds

  • AM275
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1993

Fonds consists of incoming correspondence from Thomas Braidwood of B.C. Drugs Limited writing to the overseas Sentell who was serving in the Royal Canadian Engineers (1942-1945) and J.S. Matthews (1938-1964). Also included news clippings (1946-1993), records (1936, 1986), and copies of Sentell's drawings (1937-1938).

Sentell, Thomas Frederick

Playhouse Centre of British Columbia fonds

  • AM1032
  • Fonds
  • 1954-2001; (predominant 1967-2001)

The fonds consists of Board of Directors records (minutes and correspondence), 1965-1986; operational records (correspondence outwards, subject files and administration files), 1965-1986; public relations records (general files, invitations, publicity for individual plays) 1962-1989; productions (notes, correspondence and contracts) 1963-1988; production scripts; personnel records, 1955-1975; and publications 1963-1989. Included within the fonds are programs, handbills, posters, scripts, photographs and plans. There is also material from Playhouse Holiday Theatre, the children's wing of the theatre. The records are organized into 29 series and listed alphabetically by series title.

Playhouse Centre of British Columbia

Sunset Community Association fonds

  • AM68
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1956

The fonds consists of correspondence, legal and financial records, films, clippings and other papers of the Sunset Community Association; minutes (1937-1939) of the South Main Community Club; as well records from a time capsule created in 1949 for the construction of the Sunset Memorial Centre building.

Sunset Community Association

Charlesworth family collection

  • AM1673
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1996

Collection consists of a family photograph album, including a small amount of textual records relating to family history, photographs and textual records depicting employment at Spencer's Department Store, and records of Vera Charlesworth as a student at John Norquay and King Edward High School.

John Monk fonds

  • AM377
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1961

The fonds consists of daily journals kept at work for the years 1949-1961.

Monk, John L.

Aubrey Roberts fonds

  • AM379
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1966

The fonds consists of legal and financial records of the Vancouver Times Publishing Limited, minutes of meetings, notes, and correspondence, and clippings.

Roberts, Aubrey Frederick

Netta Turnbull fonds

  • AM380
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1955

The fonds consists of Turnbull's school papers, notebooks on Vancouver's Scottish organizations and ephemera.

Turnbull, Netta

Vancouver Centennial Committee fonds

  • AM271
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1967

The fonds contains primarily newspaper clippings. Also includes small volume of correspondence, photographs, newsletters, news releases, invitations, organization charts, song sheets, biographies, flags and financial statements.

Vancouver Centennial Committee

Vancouver International Folk Dancers (VIFD) fonds

  • AM1677
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2015

The fonds consists primarily of records documenting the operation of the Vancouver International Folk Dancers (VIFD) from 1959 to 2015. Records reflect the major functions and activities involved in running the VIFD, including program planning and delivery, management of the group, internal and external communications, and financial management. Types of documentation include meeting minutes, correspondence, administrative files, financial reports and statements, program files, newsletters and photographs.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Administrative files (1979-2015), Program files (1959-1999), Minutes and financial statements (1983-2004), Membership records (1969-2004), Newsletters ( 1979-2000) and Club files (1959-1983).

Vancouver International Folk Dancers

Otto Nordling fonds

  • AM383
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1974 ; Photocopied [197-]

The fonds consists of photocopies of Nordling's correspondence with federal officials, and his notes on the Swedish Folk Society of British Columbia and Yukon Personality Peter Hurley.

Nordling, Otto

Queen Sinclair collection

  • AM385
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1975

The collection consists of a biographical note on Marion Ray and the Primrose Club of Vancouver, as well as the Constitution of the Marion Ray Primrose Conservative Club.

Sinclair, Queen

Tempest DeWolf collection

  • AM388
  • Item
  • 1973

The collection consists of a reminiscence composed in 1973 by Tempest DeWolf.

DeWolf, Tempest

John William Whittaker collection

  • AM389
  • Item
  • 1976

The collection consists of a reminiscence entitled "My Sixty (60) Years in the Forest Industry".

Hilda Pinder-Moss fonds

  • AM392
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1967

The fonds consists of notes and correspondence from the Mayor's office (ca. 1930-1939), a copy of the report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Invasion of Privacy, and clippings.

Pinder-Moss, Hilda

Robert N. Davy collection

  • AM393
  • Fonds
  • 1912

The collection consists of a typescript memoir kept by Robert N. Davy and 28 photographs documenting a five month long tour of Australia and New Zealand by a group of 67 cadets and two officers of the 101st Cadet Corps of Vancouver. The tour began in July, 1912 after the Young Australian League extended an invitation to the Cadet Corps.

Davy, Robert N.

Leslie R. Grant collection

  • AM399
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1909

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

Hector McArthur collection

  • AM400
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1976

The collection consists of McArthur's manuscript, "West of the Rockies", and another essay "The Depression and the Midland-Pacific Grain Terminal".

McArthur, Hector

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

Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association fonds

  • AM734
  • Fonds
  • 1966, 1968-1979

The fonds consists minutes, correspondence, reports, proposals, legal records, financial records, notes, newsletters, publications, maps, plans, photographs and audio tapes.

Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association

John L. Farris fonds

  • AM1564
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1987

Fonds consists of the text of speeches John L. Farris gave to lawyers, judges, business organizations, students and others. Fonds also contains letters that were sent to JohnL. Farris on his appointment of president of the Canadian Bar Association and Chief Justice of BC as well as the letters of condolence when he died in 1986. Photographs of John L. Farris are included in the fonds as well.
The fonds is arranged into the following three original series: Speeches and addresses (ca. 1930-1976); Correspondence (ca. 1932-1986); Article and research materials (1986-1987); Scrapbook and certificates (ca. 1938-1974, 1985); Photographs (1925-1984).

Farris, John L.

William Curtis Shelly fonds

  • AM163
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1928

The fonds consists of three scrapbooks containing correspondence, photographs, advertising material, certificates and clippings pertaining to Shelly's business and political life.

Shelly, William Curtis

T. Matsumoto Company fonds : 1900-1910

  • AM473
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [ca. 1975]

The fonds consists of notebook, receipts and bills of the T. Matsumoto Company.

T. Matsumoto Company

Crickmay and Bermingham fonds

  • AM164
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1909

The fonds consists of a ledger listing goods in bonded warehouses.

Crickmay and Bermingham

Anonymous collection (I)

  • AM506
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1975

The collection consists of four scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings on a variety of topics relating to Vancouver, including First Nations, parks, Gastown, the Pacific National Exhibition, etc.

Charles Jones collection

  • AM469
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1948

The collection consists of one scrapbook and a file of loose newspaper clippings describing various issues handled by City Council in 1947.

Jones, Charles

Sidney Williams fonds

  • AM487
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1889

The fonds consists of a notebook kept by Sidney Williams between 1887 and 1889. There are six pages of a diary describing a train trip made from Halifax to Tacoma, a two page game list for nine months of 1888 and notes and drawings of various surveys, especially for Brockton Point in Stanley Park.

Williams, Sidney

Anna Purdie fonds

  • AM490
  • Fonds
  • 1910-[ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of an academic certificate 1910, inspection reports 1920-1923, and photographs ca. 1920-ca. 1940.

Purdie, Anna Grosvenor

Ross Family collection

  • AM496
  • Item
  • 1935

The collection consists of a list of descendants of Marmaduke A. Ross, born in Westchester, New York, in 1782, and Elizabeth Foster of Gagetown, New Brunswick.

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.

Teddy Lyons fonds

  • AM500
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1955

The fonds consists of photographs of the observation car and its passengers 1925-1950; streetcar tickets and transfers; safe-driving certificates 1934-1946; posters; and Buzzer and magazine articles on Lyons, and Lyons' conductor badge.

Lyons, Teddy

Western Canadian Writers fonds

  • AM501
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1973

The fonds consists of minutes, 1962-1963; a ledger book, 1951; club newsletters, 1953-1973; and clippings of published articles by club members.

Western Canadian Writers

Reinhard Hoffmeister fonds

  • AM516
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1898

The fonds consists of letters of patent for an electric gold mining machine, including diagrams, 1898, and a combined brake and footrest for bicycles, 1898.

Hoffmeister, Reinhard

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