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Children's Foundation fonds

  • AM927
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1962

The fonds consists of constitution and by-laws, minutes, correspondence, briefs, reports, memoranda, budgets, and financial statements.

Children's Foundation

Clare Rhead fonds

  • AM74
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1927 - ca. 1939]

The fonds consists of materials compiled by Clare Rhead during the years 1935-1939, which were used in part in the preparation of Short History of Vancouver, a published book sponsored by the Archives Club of Templeton Junior High School. The fonds includes clippings, pamphlets, typescript articles and other materials.

Rhead, Clare

Colonel Victor Spencer family fonds

  • AM1470
  • Fonds
  • [1925?]-[1964?]

Fonds includes family films shot by various members of the Spencer family, including Col. Victor Spencer, his wife Gertrude, and their children Isabell Louise and Victor Vance Spencer. The films document the family at their homes in British Columbia. Locations include Aberthau in Vancouver, homes in West Vancouver, and some of the family ranches: Earlscourt Ranch in Lytton, Douglas Lake Ranch in Nicola Valley, Pavillion Ranch on Pavillion Mountain, and the Circle S Ranch at Dog Creek. The films document significant family events, holidays, family recreation, and family vacations.

Colonel Victor Spencer family

Community Arts Council of Vancouver fonds

  • AM301
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1996

The fonds consists of the records pertaining to a consultation visit to the Community Arts Council (the Comer Report), 1949; constitution and by-laws; minutes and reports; correspondence, financial and fundraising documents; program and exhibition files; and photographs, publications, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, newsletters, promotional materials and similar items.

Community Arts Council of Vancouver

Common Good Cooperative Association fonds

  • AM62
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1940

The fonds consists of a minute book, organizational correspondence and financial records, reports, printed works, clippings, and a memoir written by Alfred Bingham.

Common Good Co-operative Association

Commonwealth Historic Resource Management Ltd. fonds

  • AM957
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1976

The fonds consists of correspondence, research notes, newsclippings, sketches, photographs and photograph worksheets relating to historic buildings in Vancouver, B.C.

Commonwealth Historic Resource Management

Comitas Club fonds

  • AM1300
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1997

Fonds consists of minutes and annual reports; Presidents' Council minutes and annual reports; membership data; constitution, by-laws and amendments; members' handbooks; miscellaneous correspondence; press clippings; and memorabilia. Omissions and/or duplications for some time periods do occur.

Comitas Club

Community Forum on Airport Development fonds

  • AM1541
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2006

The fonds consists of textual material relating to the proposal to build a third runway at Vancouver International Airport and the formation of the Community Forum on Airport Development as a response to the proposed development. Minutes and notes from the Airport Planning Committee from 1973-1976 which included the following attendees: City of Vancouver, GVRD, Municipality of Richmond, Ministry of Transportation and the Fraser River Coalition. Minutes of meetings from the Vancouver International Airport Authority which includes attendees from the following organizations: Environment Canada, Transport Canada, City of Richmond, Fraser River Coalition, City of Vancouver, GVRD Strategic Planning and the Canadian Wildlife Service from 1992-1996. Extensive newspaper clippings regarding the proposed third runway, airport land-use, noise pollution and wildlife management in and around Vancouver International Airport. A variety of publications regarding the proposed expansion including: Transport Canada Information Releases, a GVRD Noise Survey, Environment Canada Bulletins, and Environmental Assessments both provincial and national.
Correspondence to and from the following: Minister of Environment Canada, Minister of Transportation, Office of the Mayor, Fraser River Coalition, Fisheries and Environment Canada, the Sierra Club, Greater Vancouver Citizen's Committee for Noise Abatement and the Ministry of International Business and Immigration as well as form letter.
The Community Forum on Airport Development also produced An Overview of the Contribution made by the Community Forum on Airport Development in Regards to the Proposed Expansion to the Federal Environmental Assessment and Review Panel.

Community Forum on Airport Development

County Court of New Westminster fonds

  • AM200
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1898

The fonds consists of a procedure book of the County Court of New Westminster (1886); a Summons to Juror (1892); papers concerning two cases: Barker vs. Boucher, 1891-1892, and Crosbie vs. Barker, 1892; and several letters addressed to A.E. Beck Esq., Registrar of the County Court, 1898.

British Columbia. County Court of New Westminster

Community Planning Association of Canada, British Columbia Division fonds

  • AM683
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1978

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, reports and financial statements of the Division. Also included are regional conference proceedings, documentation from educational programs, the Action Habitat workshops, and the Lower Mainland Regional Planning Board.

Community Planning Association of Canada. British Columbia Division

Daniel Gilbert fonds

  • AM816
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1936

The fonds consists of correspondence concerning Gilbert's participation in the 1936 Vimy Ridge pilgrimage, and two books.

Gilbert, Daniel R.

Dal Richards fonds

  • AM1205
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1997; predominant 1970-1986

The fonds is made up of three series: Personal (1923-1986); Music (1933-1997); and Hotel Management (1973-1985). The Personal series contains materials related to Richards' personal life and that of his wife and daughter, including junior high school yearbooks and newspaper clippings. The Music series contains the bulk of the fonds and consists of newspaper clippings, promotional materials, correspondence, awards, photographs, and audio recordings related to Richards music career, covering his time with the Kitsilano Boys Band, the Panorama Roof, the B.C. Lions, and onward. The Hotel Management series contains materials related to Richards career in hotel management and includes certificates and newspaper clippings.

Richards, Dallas Murray

Dominion Day Celebration Committee fonds

  • AM47
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1904

The fonds contains four volumes of minutes of the Dominion Day Celebration Committee, 1890-1900; included with the minutes are financial statements, reports of the sub-committees, and programme discussions. Relevant clippings are also attached throughout the volumes. The fonds also includes invitations (1887, 1888), programmes (1887-1904), a statement of account held with the Empire Wine Company (1887), and a bank book (1904).

Dominion Day Celebration Committee

Dominion Express Company fonds

  • AM204
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1916; 1965-1967

Fonds consists of various records of the Dominion Express Company. Fonds includes receipt books, a rate book, a letterpress book of outgoing correspondence, and miscellaneous letterhead, envelopes, receipt stubs, ledger sheets, brochures, and other items.

Dominion Express Company

Downtown South Residents' Rights Association fonds

  • AM1422
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2001

Fonds consists of the constitution and by-laws of the Downtown South Residents' Rights Association and correspondence and flyers created or received by the Association.

Downtown South Residents Rights Association

Donald J. Henfrey fonds

  • AM880
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1982

The fonds consists of reports, inventories and legal records of Henfrey pertaining to his activities as receiver of Vancouver Safety Deposit Vaults.

Henfrey, Donald J.

Edith Low-Beer fonds

  • AM1081
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1968

The fonds consists of personal correspondence, minutes, invitation and clippings pertaining to the planning phase of the Centennial Museum (now called the Vancouver Museum).

Low-Beer, Edith

E.V. Young fonds

  • AM1064
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1963

The fonds consists of prompt books annotated by Young as director of two Theatre Under the Stars productions, 1940-1949; TUTS programmes, 1941-1963; UBC Musical Society programmes, 1941-1954; personal scrapbooks of his theatrical career, 1907-1935; clippings relating to reviews of TUTS productions, 1942-1954 and photographs both of Young and selected production casts.

Young, Ernest Vanderpoel

Edward Lloyd fonds

  • AM875
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1984 (originally created 1871-1921)

The fonds consists of correspondence sent to Lloyd's mother in England. Lloyd's various travels, business situations and domestic life are described in letters he and his wife sent home (1896-1921) and there is earlier correspondence from other family friends. There is also a typescript of Lloyd's travel journal for the Canadian North trip 1897- 1900, entitled "Wanderings in the Far North," transcribed by Lloyd's grandson, Griffin V. Lloyd

Lloyd, Edward

Edward Odlum fonds

  • AM190
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1910

The fonds consists of minute books of the Imperial Steamship Company Limited, 1890-1895, and the Grandview Progress Association, 1907-1910; correspondence; photographs; maps; and published items.

Odlum, Edward

Edward P. Ames fonds

  • AM778
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1955

The fonds consists of business records, including leases, agreements and contracts, arbitration reports, correspondence, court decisions, plans, architectural drawings and maps.

Ames, Edward P.

Elek Imredy fonds

  • AM1371
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1996

The fonds consists of the records of the sculptor Elek Imredy. They document his life and work, focusing on the decades following his emigration to Canada. The fonds consists of the following series: personal records, correspondence, teaching activities, project files, subject files, artwork, scrapbooks, albums and photographs, and miscellaneous files.

Imredy, Elek

Elizabeth Ursula Malkin fonds

  • AM1340
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1960

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports and minutes.

Malkin, Elizabeth Ursula

Elizabeth Walker fonds

  • AM1349
  • Fonds
  • 1963-2000

The fonds consists of Walker's photographs of examples of Vancouver architecture, background and research records for her book "Street Names of Vancouver", as well as a manuscript.

Walker, Elizabeth

Emma Walker fonds

  • AM209
  • Fonds
  • 1938-54

Fonds consists of a scrapbook compiled by Mrs. Emma J. Walker. Included in the scrapbook are Walker's account of the plan, newspaper clippings, copies of resolutions by the National Council of Women, letters of appreciation from Buckingham Palace and from the Office of the Agent-General, and outlines of the Kinsmen Trust scholarships.

Walker, Emma J.

End Legislated Poverty fonds

  • AM1579
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1987-2003]

Fonds consists of ELP newspapers, "The Long Haul"; publications developed and distributed by the organization and its affiliates; briefs to royal commissions; newsletters, action kits, photographs, membership lists, etc.

End Legislated Poverty

Ernest Fewster fonds

  • AM663
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1900, 1902, 1913-[ca. 1958]

The fonds consists of ten bound volumes of Fewster's writings (eight of the volumes contain collected poems, the other two contain prose writings); as well as correspondence, unbound writings, news clippings, publications, biographical notes, and files of material relating to other writers. In addition, there is a printed portrait of Fewster and a printed copy of a poem.

Fewster, Ernest Philip

Evelyn MacKechnie fonds

  • AM1381
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1979

The records reflect Mrs. MacKechnie's involvement in saving the entrance to Stanley Park from encroachment by proposed development and in the revitalization of Gastown. Included are minutes, reports, briefs, news clippings, correspondence, financial documents, submissions to City Council, maps, plans, drawings, research notes, photographs, flyers, etc.

MacKechnie, Evelyn Catherine

Ethlyn Trapp fonds

  • AM211
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1971

The fonds consists of personal and professional correspondence. Fonds includes letters received and some copies of letters sent by Ethlyn Trapp. Correspondents include colleagues, friends, representatives from various organizations, and other individuals.

Trapp, Ethlyn

First Shaughnessy Planning Study Citizens' Working Committee fonds

  • AM917
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1986

The fonds consists of the papers of the First Shaughnessy Planning Study Citizens' Working Committee. It also includes consultants reports and papers of other planning agencies relating to the development of the First Shaughnessy Plan.

First Shaughnessy Planning Study Citizens' Working Committee

Francis Carter-Cotton fonds

  • AM752
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1919

The fonds consists of incoming correspondence from various notables of Carter-Cotton's time, among them Wilfred Laurier and Sandford Fleming. There are miscellaneous personal papers and legal documents, and a collection of early newspapers, including the first edition of the Daily News published after the Great Fire of 1886. Also included are photographs of the provincial legislature and the News-Advertiser.

Carter-Cotton, Francis Lovet

Francis Pilkington fonds

  • AM879
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1970

The fonds consists of correspondence, pamphlets, working drafts of publications, letters to the editor, manuscripts and biographical data.

Pilkington, Francis C.

Fraser Valley Milk Producers' Association fonds

  • AM310
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1978, 1981

The fonds contains minutes, milk agreements, membership records, financial papers, published records, ledgers, a membership index, manuals of operation, pamphlets, historical manuscripts and ephemera, speeches by Dan Nicholson (President of the Association), papers relating to the British Columbia Royal Commission on Milk (1954-1955), and transcripts of interviews with pioneers. Also included are scrapbooks, audio tapes of annual meetings, and photographs. The fonds also includes records of Royal Dairies Limited (originally Young Hoy Limited). Photographs in the fonds depict the construction of the Burnaby plant (1962-1963) and various photographs pertaining to the Association and the Fraser Valley in general. The fonds is arranged into 23 series.

Fraser Valley Milk Producers' Association

Fraser River Coalition fonds

  • AM1542
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2006

The fonds consists of textual records related to the concerns, areas of interest and actions of the Fraser River Coalition and are defined by the region in and around the Fraser River and more specifically the area around Vancouver International Airport.
Minutes of Coalition meetings that occured mostly monthly with a few special meetings from 1977-2006. There are minutes of the Vancouver International Airport Authority at which various Coalition members were attendees. YVR Environmental Advisory Committee minutes from 2005 are also included. Newspaper clippings, publications,pamphlets and notes are grouped into topics of interest generally around an environmental or wildlife issue within the Fraser River area including the Delta Port Expansion, UBC Pacific Spirit Park cliff erosion management planning and environmental assessments both provincially and nationally. Funding applications including the Vancity Community Partnership Program Form which funded the Fraser River Coalition Pamphlet series in 2003. These ten pamphlets describe and educate on areas of concern within the Fraser River.
Correspondence to and from the Fraser River Coalition with the following: local community groups, Minister of Environment and Transportation, Deputy Prime Minister, Mayor, City Council in New Westminster and Vancouver as well as the Planning Departments of both regions as well as community members.

Fraser River Coalition

Freemasons Inner Light Lodge No. 399 fonds

  • AM831
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1969

The fonds consists of minute books, correspondence, attendance sheets, hymns, membership registers, and certificates pertaining to Inner Light Lodge, No. 399, and a membership list for the Theosophical Society, Hermes Lodge.

Freemasons. Inner Light Lodge No. 399

Garden, Hermon and Burwell fonds

  • AM12
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1910

The fonds consists of correspondence, memoranda, specifications, drawings, and support documents concerning the construction of the Vancouver Street Railway in 1889-1890; receipts and invoices 1893-1899; 1910 correspondence between the Property Owners of Hastings Townsite and the Provincial Health Department relating to proposed location of the Isolation Hospital; and a copy, 1910, of an agreement between property holders and promoters of an electric tramway.

Garden, Hermon and Burwell, Provincial Land Surveyors

Gault Brothers fonds

  • AM372
  • Fonds
  • 1899-[ca. 197-?]

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, stock records, and ledgers of the Gault Brothers as well as the minutes of the Caribou Shipping Company and Caribou Brand Catalogues.
The fonds is arranged into 6 series: Biographical and historical files of Gault Brothers Limited, Caribou Shipping Company Limited records, Financial records of Gault Brothers Limited, Gault Brothers Limited publications and news clippings, Gault Brothers Limited stock ownership records,and Organizational papers of Gault Brothers Limited.

Gault Brothers

Gay Alliance Toward Equality fonds : 1971-1980

  • AM720
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [1980]

The fonds consists of the constitution and position papers, 1971-1974; and minutes and correspondence, 1971-1980.

Gay Alliance Toward Equality

George Cran fonds

  • AM889
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1981

The fonds consists of personal memoirs and papers, business correspondence, scripts of speeches, clippings and photographs.

Cran, George A.

George Henry Cowan fonds

  • AM800
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1957

The fonds consists of correspondence, speeches and related notes, expense reports, certificates and publications pertaining to Cowan's personal life, political involvement and career and his legal career.

Cowan, George Henry

George Fitch fonds

  • AM1088
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1950

The fonds includes photographs, correspondence and clippings which provide an outline of Fitch's enterprises. Photographs depict Fitch's World War 1 service, his employment as private secretary to the Mayor of Vancouver, and his career as a wrestling promoter for the Vancouver Boxing Commission.

Fitch, George

Gladys Schwesinger fonds

  • AM14
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1960

The fonds consists of an unfinished typescript of an autobiography entitled "Beginnings of Wisdom," typescript essays on her early life in Mount Pleasant, and miscellaneous certificates and pamphlets. The Mount Pleasant essays have been published in a pamphlet entitled "Recollections of Early Vancouver in my Childhood, 1893-1912."

Schwesinger, Gladys C.

Goepel family fonds

  • AM23
  • Fonds
  • 1811-1875

The fonds consists of miscellaneous family records relating mostly to land and financial matters.

Goepel family

Gordon Brown fonds

  • AM376
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1984

The fonds consists of biographical information, correspondence, clippings, a minute book of the Greater Vancouver Communities Council, minutes of the Beach Avenue Memorial Association, a scrapbook, cake tops, maps, publications, tapes and photographs. Photographs depict Brown Bros. Bakery, family, friends, and scenery of Vancouver.

Brown, Stephen Gordon

Gordon Scott fonds

  • AM289
  • Fonds
  • [1915?]-1966

The fonds consists of correspondence and other personal records, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Scott, Gordon W.

Grandview Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • AM368
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1969

The fonds consists of the Chamber's minutes, membership lists and correspondence. There are also assorted receipts and clippings.

Grandview Chamber of Commerce

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