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British Columbia Dentists' Wives' Association, Vancouver Branch fonds

  • AM602
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1977

The fonds consists of constitution and by-laws, minutes (1951-1968), agendas, executive and committee reports, membership and officers' lists, copies of the group's publication, "The Amalgamator" and two scrapbooks detailing the history of the Association, with clippings, certificates, photographs, invitations and newsletters.

British Columbia Dentists' Wives' Association. Vancouver Branch

British Columbia Department of Public Works fonds

  • AM83
  • Fonds
  • 1907, 1927

The fonds includes the specifications for a courthouse to be erected on the block bounded by Georgia, Hornby, Howe and Robson Streets, for the Provincial Government of B.C., to be built in conformity with drawings prepared by F.M. Rattenbury of Victoria. Included are general conditions in contracting for the building. The fonds also includes the specification, issued by the Inspector of Electrical Energy, from the Court House in Vancouver, for installation of transformers and secondary wiring, lighting and a silo motor, at Colony Farm, Essondale. Tenders were submitted to the Minister of Public Works, Victoria.

British Columbia. Department of Public Works

British Columbia Electric Railway Company fonds

  • AM321
  • Fonds
  • 1889-[ca.1897], 1923-1964

The fonds includes a general history, including organizational charts; appraisals of property; records pertaining to a public utilities commission inquiry into rates and property; reports on the mainland power system and financial reserves; drawings of street railway track details (1889-ca.1897); promotional materials on public transit; and photographs of motor and trolley buses, staff, and educational and promotional events of the B.C.E.R.

British Columbia Electric Railway Company

British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

  • AM322
  • Fonds
  • 1974

The collection consists of a brief history and also outlines electric rates, gas service, passenger transportation, financing and organization.

British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, Railway Division [collection]

  • AM824
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1981

The collection consists of a consultant's report "Kitsilano Railway Bridge - Assessment of the Steel Spans" prepared in 1981 by Buckland and Taylor Ltd. for B.C. Hydro. Plans and photographs are included in the report. In addition, there are engineering plans by J. Coughlan & Sons, and Waddell & Harrrington dated 1914, plans by various other firms dated 1900-1901 of the swing bridge over Columbia River, and a plan by the B.C. Electric Company Ltd. dated 1960 showing the swing span, fixed truss and old support and protection piers of the Kitsilano Bridge. The first C.P.R. Kitsilano trestle across False Creek was built in 1886. It was modified over the years and finally taken down in 1982. It was located between the Burrard Street Bridge and Granville Street Bridge.

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

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 the late 1800s. The supplies were brought from Vancouver across English Bay in a canoe called "Houmiltichesen". This canoe was purchased by the British Columbia Loggers' Association and the Consolidated Red Cedar Shingle Association of British Columbia from August Jack, a stepson of Jericho Charlie, about 1943.

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

British Columbia Rugby Union fonds

  • AM742
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1958, 1889-1930 predominant

The fonds consists of minutes 1889-1930 and a souvenir programme 1958.

British Columbia Rugby Union

British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals fonds

  • AM65
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1942

The fonds consists of the minutes of the Society, 1896-1912, 1941-1942; the Society's constitution, 1895, together with additions and amendments; statements regarding the Society's establishment of branches throughout B.C.; annual reports; and clippings.

British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

British Columbia Society of Artists fonds

  • AM171
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1968

The fonds includes records of the British Columbia Society of Fine Arts, including a minute book, 1917-1941, a list of visitors to the 1925 exhibition, business correspondence, 1939-1949, general correspondence, 1930-1949, and programmes of exhibitions, 1929-1967; the fonds also includes records of the British Columbia Society of Artists, including three minute books, 1947-1967, lists of exhibitors, 1919-1930, membership lists and expense accounts, 1955-1967, records of membership dues, 1957-1960, and correspondence, 1950-1967. There are also several histories of the society, clippings, letters and official notices of the Federation of Canadian Artists, and registration lists of attendance at art shows and public lectures.

British Columbia Society of Artists

British Columbia Telephone Company fonds

  • AM339
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1966

The fonds consists of a company history, 1870-1939; McMicking letterbooks, 1871-1911; financial records of various telephone companies, 1885-1960; engineers' field books, 1912-1966; newspaper clippings, 1891-1907; general records, 1903 -1954; commercial surveys 1929 -1950; and photographs, [ca. 1915] -1954.
The fonds is arranged into 8 series: British Columbia Telephone Company commercial survey, Engineers field books, Financial records of various telephone companies, General records, Historical records, Newspaper clippings, Robert Burns McMicking letterbooks, and photographs.

British Columbia Telephone Company

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association fonds

  • AM317
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1974

Fonds consists of the constitution, by-laws, minutes between 1925 and 1968, subject files, circulars, agreements, financial records, maps, publications and reports of the British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association. Also included is correspondence, 1967 to 1968, dealing with labour disputes, federal agencies, and national ship ownership.

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association

British Columbia Underwriters' Association fonds

  • AM493
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1963

Fonds consists of operational records of the Association and reference material.

The records include reports on municipal fire prevention in Vancouver and Point Grey, drawings and sketches of building details used in assembling fire insurance plans produced by the B.C. Underwriters' Association, and fire insurance plans for specific sites in Vancouver.

British Columbia Underwriters' Association

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association fonds

  • AM324
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1975

Fonds consists of the constitution, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, circulars and other records of the British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association.

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association

British Columbia, Legislative Council collection

  • AM179
  • Fonds
  • 1865

The collection consists of a copy of No. 10. An Ordinance to amend the Dues leviable at the Port of New Westminster [18th March, 1865.]. It is signed by Charles Good, Clerk, Arthur N. Birch, Presiding Member, and Frederick Seymour, Governor.

Brock House Society fonds

  • AM1555
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-2012

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of Brock House Society. Record types include correspondence, financial records, agreements and legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, reports, agendas, memorandums, newsletters, meeting minutes, and case files attached to specific committees. There are procedural manuals, permits and licenses, invitations, a constitution, application forms for grants and nominees for the B.C. Senior Award, which include resumes or curricula vitae and letters of recommendation.

The fonds has been organized into the following series: Brock minutes and records of the committees, Records of Brock House Restaurant and the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, B.C. Senior Award records, General Correspondence, Photographs and pieces of art work, Facilities maintenance papers, Publications and Brock House history, and Fundraising records.

Brock House Society

Brown Brothers Company fonds

  • AM431
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1936

The fonds consists of undated notes for the care and management of flowers, thank-you letters (1932), and various certificates for floral displays (1928-1936). Fonds also consists of photographs of the florist company depicting greenhouses, floral displays, and storefronts.

Brown Brothers Company

Bruce Russell collection

  • AM836
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1975; predominant 1967-1972

The collection consists of correspondence, studies, reports, clippings and other material on diverse topics related to city planning and citizens action groups in the Kitsilano, Jericho, Point Grey and University of British Columbia areas of Vancouver.

Russell, Bruce

Burrard Drydock Co. Ltd. wartime production list

  • AM507
  • Item
  • 1941-1944

The collection consists of a list of the wartime vessels built by Burrard Drydock Co. Ltd., 1941-1944, including date keel laid, launch, trials for North Sands and Victory ships.

Burrard Hotel fonds

  • AM777
  • Fonds
  • 1908

The fonds consists of an account book and work regulations of the Burrard Hotel.

Burrard Hotel

Burrard Literary Club fonds

  • AM257
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1904

The fonds consists of records created and received by the Burrard Literary Club. Records include the club's constitution, membership lists, correspondence, receipts, and minutes of meetings. Minutes list topics of debate, including: women's suffrage, Asian labour in Canada, socialism, phrenology, capital punishment, local political and economic issues, and other topics.

Burrard Literary Club

Buscombe family fonds

  • AM267
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1942

The fonds consists of records created and received by members of the Buscombe family. Records include correspondence, agreements, accounts, maps and plans, photographs, and other records.

Buscombe family

Bushnell family fonds

  • AM360
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1959

The fonds consists of field notes (1912-1921); maps and blueprints from Bushnell's work, particularly the Lillooet Mining District, 1928-1943; bills and receipts; clippings, correspondence and material related to schooling and military service; records of surveying in the Vancouver area; material relating to the activities of the Corporation of Land Surveyors of the Province of British Columbia; plans of Bushnell residence; and subdivision plan of Shaughnessy Heights; and photographs of his family and friends and of his military life and surveying career, with views of Vancouver homes, harbour and docks.

Also present are the records of other members of the Bushnell family. Including Bushnell's daughter Christina Susan (Susie) Stenersen (nee Bushnell), son James Henry Oakes (Harry) Bushnell, and wife, Christina Frances Bushnell. Also present are records relating to Gunner Stenersen, Christina's husband. These include scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, school reports, diaries, and postcard albums.

Bushnell, James Henry

C. Edward McDonnell collection

  • AM391
  • Fonds
  • 1976

The collection consists of photocopies of Dr. McDonnell's manuscript entitled "The Era of Unorganized Medicine in Vancouver, 1862-1900" and "The Vancouver Medical Association, 1900-1950".

McDonnell, C. Edward

C. Gardner Johnson Limited fonds

  • AM612
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1967

The fonds consists of the minute books of C. Gardner Johnson Limited from 1921-1925 and 1937-1951; annual reports for 1939-1943; and a recording of the opening of Centennial Pier in 1967.

C. Gardner Johnson Ltd.

C. M. Oliver and Company fonds

  • AM333
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1971

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, and ledgers of C.M. Oliver and Company Limited, by-laws, shareholders, register of shareholders, directors and transfers of the Oliver Investment Company Limited, financial records, annual reports, agreements and rental statements from Kennedy Investment Limited, and agreements and sale of claims from the Saddle Mining Syndicate.

C. M. Oliver and Company

C.B. Boardman fonds

  • AM531
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1975

The fonds consists of the unpublished poems of H. Bromley Coleman, a member of the Vagabonds Club around 1920; radio script by C.B. Boardman, 1922; miscellaneous papers including the newspaper The Hook, 1923-1924; publications; Prospectus of the Alexandrian Charter School, ca.1930; and The Square, 1922-1924.

Boardman, C. B.

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

C.F. Chapman fonds

  • AM1679
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1909

The fonds consists of Chapman's photographs of friends in the bookbinding and publishing business, as well as Vancouver scenery.

Chapman, Charles Frederick

C.H. Coolidge collection

  • AM475
  • Fonds
  • 1912

The collection consists of a photocopy of H.S. Palmer's "Our Men of Affairs", cartoon portraits of Vancouver's leading businessmen in 1912.

C.M. Pallard fonds

  • AM809
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1921]

The fonds consists of examinations, answer sheets, and notes for lessons for various courses at Vancouver Technical School, including physics, mechanics and woodwork.

Pallard, C.M.

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.

Camp Deka fonds

  • AM1593
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1990, predominant 1961-1976

The fonds consists primarily of records documenting the operation of the Camp Deka boys' camp from 1961-1976. Records reflect the major functions and activities involved in running the camp, including program planning and delivery, management of staff and campers, internal and external communications, and financial management. Fonds also includes records documenting the partnership's, and, later, proprietorship's management of the Camp Deka site from its purchase in 1958 to its sale in 1989. Types of documentation include correspondence, financial ledgers and statements, contracts, photographs, logs, evaluation forms, and form letters. Due to the close-knit relationship between Camp Deka and Deka Camp Limited, the company through which May and Lorne Brown operated Camp Deka from 1965-1976, a small number of Deka Camp Limited records are present in the fonds.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Business and site administration (1958-1989); Financial records (1959-1990); Personnel management records (1961-1976); Camper management records (1961-1976); Programming records (1961-1976); Communications materials (1961-1977); and Operational correspondence (1958-1977).

Camp Deka

Campbell Sweeny fonds

  • AM22
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1938

The fonds consists of miscellaneous personal papers, 1884 1928, including notes concerning his daily activities 1888-1909, together with several printed bills and letters relating to banking and currency reform in the Province of Canada, 1841-1849.

Sweeny, Campbell

Canada, Army Military District Number Eleven collection

  • AM52
  • Fonds
  • 1917

The collection consists of Major-General R.G.E. Leckie's orders for the district for 1917. M.D. No. 11, comprising all of B.C., was created by Militia General Order dated 16 October 1871. The supervision of the militia and the defence of the province has been carried out within the framework of M.D. No. 11 since that time.

Canada. Army Military District Number Eleven

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)

Canadian Army Service Corps No. 8 (Overseas) Company fonds

  • AM488
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1915

The fonds consists of pay lists for officers, non commissioned officers, and men of the No. 8 (Overseas) Company of the Canadian Army Service Corps, 2nd Overseas Contingent, Canadian Expeditionary Force November 1914,- February 1915.

Canada. Canadian Army Service Corps. Company, 8

Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society B.C. Division fonds

  • AM643
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1984

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, clippings, photographs, slides, films and audio tapes of the B.C. Division. The records are organized into 23 series and listed alphabetically by series title.

Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society. British Columbia Division

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation collection

  • AM892
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1985

The collection consists of programs and other information about concerts presented by C.B.C. Vancouver in cooperation with various musical groups and artists, including the C.B.C. Vancouver Orchestra, the Vancouver Society for Early Music, Vancouver Chamber Choir and others.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has been a broadcaster and promoter of music for many years. C.B.C. Vancouver Orchestra was formed in 1938. Its directors have included Ira Dilworth, the founder, John Eliot Gardiner, Mario Bernardi and John Avison, conductor.

Canadian Club of Vancouver fonds

  • AM95
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1986

The fonds consists of club minutes (1906-1986), records pertaining to addresses and speakers (1906-1981), yearbooks (1967-1982), records pertaining to events and projects (1966-1981), membership records (1906-1983), published items (1906-1976), and miscellaneous other materials.

Canadian Club of Vancouver

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 charts; and correspondence for 1945. Printed items include company newsletters 1942-1944; advertising brochures; clippings; magazine articles, and photographs.

Canadian Pacific Air Lines

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

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

Canadian Society for Asian Arts fonds

  • AM936
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1982

The fonds consists of records of the Canadian Society for Asian Arts, including correspondence, minutes of meetings, by-laws, financial records, publications, and related material.

Canadian Society for Asian Arts

Canadian Women's Press Club fonds

  • AM396
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1969

The fonds contains the Club's constitution, membership lists, minute books, correspondence, triennial reports and publications. There are also six scrapbooks 1912-1927 (volume 2), 1930-1969 (volumes 3-7) which contain reports, photographs, profiles of members, and accounts and souvenirs of the club's activities.

Canadian Women's Press Club

Caple family collection

  • AM535
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1940

The collection consists of a school letter from Norman Caple to his mother in 1873, a Kitsilano Co-operative Society passbook, 1938-1944 re Edith Caple's transactions in the Co-op, and newsclippings re Caple family, 1934 and 1940.

Caple family

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