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William Henry Rowling collection

  • AM146
  • Fonds
  • 1851-1889

The collection consists of a poem written by W.H. Rowling in 1851 and a photocopy of his certificate of discharge. There is also the funeral notice of four young men who were killed on Rowling's farm in 1889.

Rowling, William

John Roberts fonds : 1887-1890

  • AM387
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [19--]

The fonds consists of Roberts' diary kept between 1887 and 1890, which records family and business affairs.

Roberts, John Hugh

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.

Emma Cripps fonds

  • AM100
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1890

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

Cripps, Emma

Neelands Bros. photograph collection

  • AM1639
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]

The collection consists of photographs by Neelands Brothers of Nelson, B.C. of the Canadian Pacific Railway route in B.C. and Nelson.

Neelands Bros.

Robert McKay Fripp collection

  • AM228
  • Item
  • 1890

The collection consists of a manuscript account by R.M. Fripp entitled "A Short Expedition in B.C.", detailing the journey to the source of Capilano Creek, 1890.

Fripp, Robert McKay

Twigge Family collection

  • AM217
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1891

The collection consists of a letter written by J.T. Twigge as a cadet at Woolwich Barracks to his mother in Ireland, 18 September 1853; a letter written by a business associate in Coleraine to Mrs. Twigge, 27 April 1864; a dance program, in Dublin, which contains the signature of S.K. Twigge, 12 May 1865; a photograph of Zahla Hurst; and a letter to Mrs. S.K. Twigge in London from her aunt Anne Peebles in Ireland, 8 October 1891.

Twigge family

Vancouver Waterworks Company fonds

  • AM63
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1886] - 1892

The fonds consists of a share register, estimates register, engineering report, a memorandum, prospectus and vote list of the Vancouver Waterworks Company. The fonds also includes a by-law proposing that the City of Vancouver acquire the assets of the company.

Vancouver Waterworks Company

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.

Samuel Greer fonds

  • AM17
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1893

The fonds consists of miscellaneous court records, 1887 - 1893, relating to Greer's fight with the CPR over title to some land at Kitsilano, including a map showing his house, barn and fences in relation to the CPR right-of-way. Also included is an agreement of sale to Dugal MacKenzie of Port Moody in 1886 of Lot 9, Block 3 of his land south of False Creek.

Greer, Samuel

British Columbia Jockey Club fonds

  • AM244
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1893

The fonds consists of the 1892-1893 minute book of the British Columbia Jockey Club. The volume contains minutes of meetings, lists of members, lists of executive members, notices, and other information.

British Columbia Jockey Club

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.

New Westminster Public Schools collection

  • AM4
  • Fonds
  • 1894

Copies of the midsummer promotion examination of 1894, Senior IV class, in composition, Canadian and English history, anatomy and geography.

Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage Company fonds

  • AM162
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1894

The fonds consists of a route book, Route No. 1, for 1892-1894, listing names of customers and amounts of ice purchased.

Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage Company

Edmund Spillman fonds

  • AM3
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1895

The fonds consists of an account, tender and specifications book, 1892-1895, for work done and proposed in various buildings, including the First Presbyterian Church, the Hudson's Bay Company Store, the Bank of B.N.A., the Garden Residence, St. Charles Hotel, Hotel Vancouver, Court House and the YMCA.

Spillman, Edmund

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.

Robertson and Company fonds

  • AM19
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1895

The fonds consists of real estate listings of lots for sale, rentals, and farmlands for sale.

Robertson and Company

William Ralph collection

  • AM311
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1895

The collection consists of tax assessments and receipts for property in Kamloops.

Ralph, William

Col. Thomas H. Tracy collection

  • AM960
  • Item
  • 1896

The collection consists of a letter of appreciation from the Chinese Merchants' Exchange.

Miss Alice England collection

  • AM215
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1896

The collection consists of four receipts: Christ Church Building Co. Ltd., 1894; Burnaby Statute Labour Tax receipts, 1895 and 1896; and an inspector's permit to extend sewer line, 1896.

England, Alice

Arthur James Ford collection

  • AM213
  • Fonds
  • 1896

The collection consists of a form (Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages Act) verifying the particulars of marriage. The marriage took place on 14 May 1895. This form was completed and signed by Father Clinton on 10 February 1896.

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

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

Badminton Hotel fonds

  • AM395
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1898

The fonds consists of the guest register (1897-1898) of the Badminton Hotel.

Badminton Hotel (Vancouver, B.C.)

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

British Columbia - Shipping Notebook

  • AM482
  • Item
  • 1889-1898

The collection consists of a notebook containing notes on Union Steamship Company vessels 1889-1892, freightage charges for different cargoes, and rates and fare schedules for other steam ship companies operating along the B.C. coast and the Lower Fraser River ca. 1900.

F.C. Innes and Company fonds

  • AM38
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1899

The fonds consists of business correspondence, largely involving real estate transactions and inquiries. There are copies of several mortgages drawn up by the firm, and replies from Eastern Canada, the United States and Britain to various real estate advertisements place by the F.C. Innes Co. There are also deeds for property sold by the Company.

F.C. Innes and Company

John Sprott fonds

  • AM818
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1888, 1899

The fonds consists of two letterbooks (1885-1888, 1899) of outward letters from Sprott, Road Inspector, concerning road building and maintenance, primarily in the Lower Mainland.

Sprott, John Hardie

Excelsior Gold Mining Company fonds

  • AM25
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1899

The fonds consists of minutes of meetings of the directors, 10 May 1897 - 9 May 1899.

Excelsior Gold Mining Company

C.T.W. Piper fonds

  • AM30
  • Fonds
  • 1889, 1898-1899

The fonds consists of Piper's wage book for his contracting business, 7 June 1889 and 20 May 1898 - 24 November 1899, showing wages paid to several workmen, principally carpenters on building projects. The 1889 accounts refer to St. Levan Road buildings, Plymouth[?], England, and the remainder are mainly housing projects in Vancouver's West End.

Piper, C.T.W.

Madeline Roedde collection

  • AM460
  • Item
  • 1860-1900

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

British Columbia Registrar of Voters fonds

  • AM636
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1900

The fonds consists of three Voters' Lists covering the Vancouver Electoral district of the province. The three bound volumes, 1889 1890, 1890-1893 and 1900, are handwritten and alphabetically record names, addresses, occupations and dates of registration for each registered voter in the city.

British Columbia. Registrar of Voters

George Maxwell fonds

  • AM81
  • Fonds
  • 1861-[ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of Maxwell's essays and sermons along with photographs of the Synod of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, taken in 1861, and a photograph of Maxwell taken at a church picnic in the 1890s.

Maxwell, George Ritchie

William Henry Gallagher collection

  • AM161
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1901

The collection consists of a list of mortgages issued, 1890-1895; a letter to W.H. Gallagher re sewer connection, 1895; and a portion of a letter re the sale of a house, 1901.

Gallager, William Henry

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

Jamison Family collection

  • AM184
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1901

The collection consists of photocopies of legal papers and letters submitted as evidence in the case of Smith vs. Jamison, heard at the Vancouver Assize on 20 November 1919.

Jamison family, James

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

Nelson's Drug Store fonds

  • AM613
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1902

The fonds consists of a single volume of prescriptions from 1901 to 1902.

Nelson's Drug Store

Canadian Army Contingent (South African War) fonds

  • AM49
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1902

The fonds includes the militia orders setting quotas for Vancouver recruitment for the Canadian Yeomanry and Canadian Mounted Rifles; medical and other personal records of recruits; official and unofficial correspondence of Lt. Co. Worsnop regarding the Canadian Contingent; requisitions for clothing and equipment for the Canadian Yeomanry; and copies of a bill exempting enlistees from the provisions of the Mineral and Placer Mining Acts.

Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Contingent (South African War)

A.W. Phair fonds

  • AM1630
  • Fonds
  • 1886, 1902

The fonds consists of Phair's photographs of scenery in Lillooet.

Phair, Arthur William Armit

John F. Allison et al. collection

  • AM847
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1903

The collection consists of miscellaneous letters, pre-emption records and other material relating to land claimed by the Allisons, Walter Moberly, Thomas Glennie, Edgar Dewdney, John Coe and P. Nind in the area of Hope and the Similkameen.

St. John the Divine Church fonds

  • AM447
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1903

The fonds consists of the parish register of St. John the Divine; two original drawings by the church's first rector, William Crickmer; and reproductions of two of Crickmer's other drawings.

St. John the Divine (Anglican) Church (Maple Ridge, B.C.)

Boyd, Burns and Company fonds

  • AM129
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1904

The fonds consists of a ledger covering the period 1902-1904.

Boyd, Burns and Company

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

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.

Henri Evariste Langis fonds

  • AM16
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1904

The fonds includes daybooks and accounts recording his practice from 1885-1891, 1893-1894, 1900, 1903-1904 (Volumes 1-10) and other miscellaneous records.

Langis, Henri Evariste

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