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Placer Development Limited fonds

  • AM575
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1973

The fonds consists of minutes from various inactive mining companies associated with Placer Development Limited including American Placers Inc., 1937-1951; Asnazu Gold Dredging Limited, 1934-1952; Birkett Creek Mine Operations Ltd., 1958-1963; Cen...

Placer Development

Ralph Dorland collection

  • AM266
  • Item
  • 1858

The collection consists of a copy of the certificate of marriage issued 26 October 1858 to Stephen Henry Dorland and Mary Jane Greene of Prince Edward County, Ontario.

Stephen Golder collection

  • AM265
  • Item
  • 1928

The collection consists of a letter written to Stephen Golder by Will Ferris in November 1928 containing information about the S.S. "Beaver".

Eric Chown fonds

  • AM422
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1968

The fonds consists of four scrapbooks assembled by Chown. Two of them cover his tenure with the Citizenship Court (1960-1968), another deals with the War Savings Committee (1940-1942), and the last contains certificates of distinction presented to...

Chown, Eric Vickers

Marpole Baptist Church collection

  • AM355
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1973

The collection consists of excerpts from organizational meetings for the establishment of a Baptist Church at Eburne, 1910-1911, history of the church, 1911-1961, general information and photographs.

Marpole Baptist Church

C.B.K. Van Norman fonds

  • AM755
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1955

The fonds consists of over 500 sets of architectural drawings executed between the years 1930 and 1955. The majority of the plans are for buildings in the Greater Vancouver area. The fonds is arranged by job.

C.B.K. Van Norman, Architect

Robert Barker collection

  • AM357
  • Item
  • 1890

Collection consists of a certificate naming Robert Barker as Public Notary, Vancouver.

Mrs. C.T. Major collection

  • AM352
  • Item
  • 1909-1955

The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings re Vancouver pioneer families. It includes several articles on individuals connected with the fishing industry - Robert Draney, George Alexander, William Henry Barker, John Rowan and C...

Willson E. Knowlton collection

  • AM350
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1884

The collection consists of miscellaneous papers, primarily agreements and financial papers, relating to the Chinese on the west coast of North America from 1858-1884. The donor also included notes on the collection.

Knowlton, Willson E.

Dorothy Burnett collection

  • AM348
  • Item
  • 1905

The collection consists of an Agreeement of Sale for the north half of Lot 1 of Block 5 of District Lot 185.

A.J. Ingram collection

  • AM347
  • Fonds
  • 1917

The collection consists of photocopies of two newsclippings and a letter relating to the sinking of the British transport "Cameronia" in the Mediterranean in April 1917.

Ingram, A.J.

Simon Mackenzie fonds

  • AM345
  • Fonds
  • 1915

The fonds consists of correspondence, 1915, relating to designs for portable housing and an anti-submarine boom utilizing B.C. cedar, which S.F. Mackenzie was offering to the Imperial forces.

Mackenzie, Simon F.

Vancouver Poetry Writers' Group collection

  • AM344
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1925

The collection consists of two scrapbook anthologies, one anthology of "Verses from a Surgeon's Diary" by Lacklan Macmillan and five booklets containing poetry by members of the group.

Vancouver Poetry Writers' Group

John E. Walker collection

  • AM346
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1966

The collection consists of photocopies of a memoir written by Dr. John E. Walker about J.A.R. Homer and a scrapbook.

Walker, John E.

Bell-Irving family collection

  • AM1
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1980, 1861-1968 predominant

The fonds consists of primarily of the records of Henry Ogle Bell-Irving, including his diaries (1889-1930), a deed book (1887-1894), address books, scrapbooks (1903-1931), a file of loose clippings which includes a copy of schedule of sundry pers...

Bell-Irving family

Flora M. Thompson fonds

  • AM1603
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2003

Fonds consists of photographs primarily showing the decorative wrought iron hand rails at the entrances of houses in the Marpole neighbourhood. Taken at different periods from 1995-2003, Thompson took these photographs specifically to document the...

Thompson, Flora M.

Western Sports Centre fonds

  • AM914
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1985

The fonds consists of membership registration forms, which give the name, address, occupation, name of seconder, date of application, and subsequent renewal; account books for purchases and sales of soft drinks, cigarettes, and similar items; and ...

Western Sports Centre

Canadian Pacific Air Lines Ltd. fonds : 1936-1972

  • AM416
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1976

The fonds consists of two scrapbooks containing legal agreements, financial statements and corporate data concerning the pre amalgamation firms; typescripts, reports, and speeches on the history and operation of the firm 1944-1968; organizational ...

Canadian Pacific Air Lines

John James Lennie collection

  • AM625
  • Fonds
  • 1912

The collection consists of two letters of reference, one written by Wilfrid Laurier and the other by Michael Clark, Member of Parliament for Red Deer.

Lennie, John James

Gisela Behm fonds

  • AM630
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1976

The fonds consists of newspaper and magazine articles on Garibaldi Park and the Diamond Head chalet, and correspondence with various government agencies about preserving the chalet and activities in the area.

Behm, Gisela

Karl Koenig fonds

  • AM626
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 192-]-1979

The fonds consists of poetry, written in German, dealing with personal matters, nature and relief camps, and photographs of Koenig's career as a boat builder and views of Snug Cove, Bowen Island, Brooksmere, Kamloops, Penticton, and Lytton.

Koenig, Karl

John Emerson fonds

  • AM623
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1968

The fonds contains subject files which consist primarily of incoming correspondence, both personal and business, typescripts of outgoing correspondence to Vera Thompson, receipts, two notebooks with various writings and newspaper clippings.

Emerson, John

Annie McKinnon fonds

  • AM608
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1959

The fonds consists of eleven certificates, a letter and photographs covering McKinnon's career in education from High School to extension courses and teaching.

McKinnon, Annie McLeod

Thomas D. Kilpatrick collection

  • AM610
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1978

The collection consists of three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, 1909-1910, relating to the railroads, ships, agriculture and the development in B.C. communities. There are also photocopies of a seniority list of C.P.R. engineers, 1908; pages ...

Sidney C. Ells collection

  • AM616
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1967

The collection consists of seven Christmas cards which contain poetry and prose about Canadian history written by Ells.

William Olsen fonds

  • AM615
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1937

The fonds consists of personal papers, including letters of recommendation; prospectus of Cherry Creek Gold Mining Company, 1901; miniature edition of the Vancouver Sun 1937; correspondence; and photographs of the Olson family, including family po...

Olsen, William James

Manley family collection

  • AM601
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1923

This collection consists of the marriage certificate of C.M. Douglas and Elizabeth Manley, 1909; letter to mother from J.F. Manley, 72nd Battalion re conditions in trenches, France, 1916; notification of J.F. Manley's death, 1917; location of...

Elizabeth Walsh collection

  • AM597
  • Fonds
  • 1975

The collection consists of the two manuscripts titled "Board of Parks and Public Recreation" and "Shaughnessy".

Walsh, Elizabeth

Gerald Harris collection

  • AM594
  • Fonds
  • 1977

The collection consists of these three bulletins and the related notes and references. A photograph of salmon gaffed in 1911 from China Creek is located in the photograph collection under CVA 588.

Harris, Gerald

Robert McNair Shingle Company fonds

  • AM593
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1955

The fonds consists of legal documents such as indentures, memoranda of law and statements of fact relating to the operations of the company and a subsequent income tax appeal. There is also a short history of the company.

Robert McNair Shingle Company

British Columbia Loggers' Association, Inc. collection

  • AM591
  • Fonds
  • 1943

The material is the declaration of the two associations announcing the presentation of a canoe to the City in March 1943. Jericho Charlie, a Squamish Native Indian, freighted camp supplies to Jerry Rogers, a logger on the Point Grey peninsula in t...

Alfred Birch collection

  • AM590
  • Fonds
  • 1914

The material consists of photocopies of a certificate of payment, specifications of work and materials to be used, and a plan of the housing showing seven views.

Birch, Alfred

Emily Pauline Johnson collection (I)

  • AM598
  • Item
  • 1908

The collection consists of a four-page letter written to Ellen M. Webber of Ottawa. It describes Johnson's ill-health after a sea voyage and her recent visit with the recipient of the letter. The letter contains an additional note suggestin...

Marjorie C. Moore collection

  • AM587
  • Item
  • 1977

The manuscript is a study of prostitution in Vancouver using primarily the Police Court calendars and Board of Health minutes.

John Blair collection

  • AM585
  • Item
  • 1880

The collection consists of a photocopy of a four-page letter written by John Blair to a friend shortly after his arrival in B.C. in 1880. The letter, dated July 25, describes the journey of his brother and himself and their life after their arriv...

Edward Lee fonds

  • AM584
  • Fonds
  • microfilmed ca. 1977 (originally created 1928-1937)

The fonds consists of Lee's timebooks.

Lee, Edward

William Turner fonds

  • AM583
  • Fonds
  • 1907, 1923-1956

The fonds consists primarily of photographs. There is also an account book, 1923-1935; a certificate of inspection for the ship Lorna Doone, 1907; and clippings.

Turner, William Harold

Lillian Greig fonds

  • AM577
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1945]

The fonds consists of a manuscript documenting the history of various organizations, buildings and other landmarks in Kitsilano. Some photographs, maps and poetry augment the manuscript.

Greig, Lillian Cope

Charles Busteed Fowler fonds

  • AM214
  • Fonds
  • 1825, 1874-1940

Fonds consists of records created and received by Fowler in his personal and professional life. Records include invitations, correspondence, notes by Fowler on his various experiences, biographical and genealogical notes, Fowler's will and p...

Fowler, Major Charles Busteed

Robert Beaven collection

  • AM566
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1886

The collection consists of two scrapbooks entitled "Mark Twain's Adhesive Scrap Book" patented 1873. Both volumes consist of newspaper cuttings from the Victoria newspapers. They are mainly concerned with political disputes and ac...

Beaven, Robert

Gastown Merchants' Association fonds

  • AM565
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1975

The fonds consists of minutes, newsletters, notices of meetings, posters and other promotional brochures for the Gastown Merchants' Association; correspondence, mostly between the city government, the United Fruit Growers and Al Bowen; and pl...

Gastown Merchants' Association

Henry Mole fonds

  • AM1676
  • Fonds
  • 1872, 1875-1896, 1898-1908, 1914

The fonds consist of 35 diaries written by Henry Mole from 1872 to 1914. These diaries chronicle the activities of Henry Mole as a pioneer, farmer and alderman. The diaries mainly document the descriptions of weather, family life, work was done on...

Mole, Henry

Sherwood and Evelyn Lett family fonds

  • AM361
  • Fonds
  • 1845, [ca. 1900]-1999

Fonds consists of records of Sherwood Lett including personal papers, 1908-1964, including diaries and correspondence, military papers, 1845, 1914-1965, covering service in World Wars I and II as well as peace-time associations; diplomatic papers,...

Lett, Sherwood

City of Vancouver Archives postcard collection

  • AM1052
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1864]-1980

Collection consists of postcards of families, individuals, street scenes, neighbourhoods, buildings, ceremonial occasions, social events, sports, business, transportation, and military subjects pertaining to mainly to Vancouver and other cities i...

Donald Gutstein collection

  • AM562
  • Fonds
  • 1977

The collection consists of a letter and photocopied manuscript entitled "Notes Towards a History of the Ward System in Vancouver".

Gutstein, Donald

William R. McKay collection

  • AM555
  • Item
  • 1918

The collection consists of Sgt. Instr. William R. McKay's lecture notes re training infantry in musketry and rifle shooting, 1918. No further information is available on Sgt. Instr. McKay.

Austin Harris collection

  • AM550
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1954

The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings re obituaries ca. 1954.

A. Bryan Williams collection

  • AM551
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1940

The collection consists of a Bank of British Columbia passbook belonging to A. Bryan Williams, 1891-1902, a map of the Yale District, B.C., 1906, six photographs, including three re hunting and fishing, 1910-1940, and three re hydraulic mining, ca...

Williams, Arthur Bryan

Vancouver Festival Society fonds

  • AM328
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1967

The fonds consists of four volumes of minute books, 1955-1964, two with indexes; programs from 1958 to 1963; a script by Lister Sinclair; and nine scrapbooks of newsclippings covering the activities from 1955-1967.

Vancouver Festival Society

Joe Quan fonds

  • AM1563
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2006

Fonds consists of photographs, audiovisual material and some textual material created or accumulated by Joe Quan. The fonds contains three 16 mm films of the 1958 Chinatown Dragon Parade, the 1960 Chinatown Parade, and Miss Chinatown pageant 1960....

Quan, Joe

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