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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

Littler and Sons fonds

  • AM158
  • Fonds
  • 1932

The fonds consists of a volume of accounts.

Littler and Sons

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Vancouver Branch fonds

  • AM1580
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2011

Fonds consists of records created and received by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. Records include: various committee and board meeting minutes, correspondence, income statements, newsletters, event invitations, programmes, photographs and scrapbooks.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Vancouver Branch

Vancouver 2010 Bid Corporation fonds

  • AM1581
  • Fonds
  • 1996 - 2004

Fonds contains records relating to the operation of Vancouver Whistler Bid Society, which became the Vancouver Whistler 2010 Bid Corporation. Records consist of minutes, correspondence, policy documents, reports, studies, plans, advertising materials, financial statements, agreements, contracts, event materials, etc.

The fonds has been organized into the following sixteen broad series, based on existing organizational categories or business units: Administration, Athlete and Sport Development, Bid Candidature Plan, Bid Society, Board Secretariat, Communications and Media Relations, Community Relations and Volunteers, Culture and Youth, Finance and Procurement, Fundraising Sales and Services, Government Support and Services, International Relations, OCOG Planning, Sport Relations, Sports and Venues, and Villages and Operations.

Vancouver 2010 Bid Corporation

James Luke Quiney fonds

  • AM1584
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1914, 1930

The fonds consists of Quiney's photographs (negatives and prints) depicting people, homes and other scenes in Kitsilano, Coal Harbour, False Creek, Vancouver Island, Bowen Island, Lulu Island and elsewhere in British Columbia, as well as Halifax and Oregon. Includes views of vessels in Vancouver harbour.

Quiney, James Luke

Edward Alexander Wilson fonds

  • AM1587
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1980

The fonds consists of journals, correspondence, vital events records, photographs, stocks and shares, personal documents, and collected publications. The journals document Mr. Wilson's travels to Canada, British Columbia, and the Yukon, his efforts to find daily employment, sustenance, and accommodations during the years of the Great Depression, leisure and recreational pursuits, his personal reflections on his health, well-being, and general situation, and observations of his daily surroundings. The correspondence reflects the concerns and daily lives of his immediate family (parents and siblings) back in Liverpool, and his relationships to them, as well as general reflections on world affairs, particularly World War II. The collected publications include two on the topic of transvestism.

Wilson, Edward Alexander

Richard H. Trueman fonds

  • AM1589
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1911

The collection consists of photographs by Trueman of scenes on the Canadian Pacific Railway route, the Yoho Valley, Banff, Lake Louise, Blackfeet Indians, the Northwest Territories, Steveston, Vancouver and Victoria.

Trueman, Richard Henry

William Taylor fonds

  • AM159
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1952

The fonds consists of two diaries kept mainly while Taylor was in an Australian military hospital. The majority of the entries are for the year 1917, but there are entries as late as January of 1952. Also included is a chronological table of his war service.

Taylor, William Alfred

George Thompson fonds

  • AM1590
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1980

The fonds consists of Thompson's photographs of various military parades held in Vancouver during the Second World War as well as family and other films created by Thompson between 1926 and 1980.

Douglas Stewart Scott fonds

  • AM1591
  • Fonds
  • [1923-1955], predominant [1926-1939]

Fonds consists of films photographed and collected by Douglas Scott, predominantly documenting his time living in Hong Kong (China), Victoria (B.C.), and Kamloops (B.C.). The majority of the films document the life of an expatriate family in Hong Kong during the interwar period, rural and urban Hong Kong, and later life in Victoria. Subjects include Scott's first wife, Margaret Scott, and daughter, also named Margaret, as well as boats and ships, the ocean, gardens, and examples of the film medium. Some films appear to document Scott's work with the Texas Company (Texaco), the British America Paint Company (Bapco), the Far East Aviation Co., and his own photography supply business (Scott Camera Co.) in Victoria. The films capture a number of noteworthy events, such as the royal visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Victoria in 1939, King George V's Silver Jubilee parade in Hong Kong in 1935, and construction of the Pattullo Bridge in New Westminster (B.C.).

Scott, Douglas Stewart

The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company fonds

  • AM1592
  • Fonds
  • 1657-2011 (predominant 1890-1999)

Fonds consists of records which document a wide range of functions and activities of The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company, Limited, its holding company, BC Sugar Refinery, Limited, and various subsidiaries. The functions and activities include: corporate governance and capitalization; shareholder relations; acquisition, management and oversight of subsidiaries and other investments; liaison with stakeholders, including other sugar manufacturers; research on sugar beet production and sugar refining; international sugar trading; development and maintenance of production facilities; promotion of sugar use by consumers; and financial, human resources, and other administrative activities that supported the operations of the Company.

The records include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, a variety of types of financial records, laboratory analysis and refining records, photographs of staff and facilities, marketing artwork, publications, and technical and architectural plans of various refineries and mills. Much of the audio visual material documents the sugar industry, with emphasis on refineries and sugar plantations owned by BC Sugar and its subsidiaries.

The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company, Limited

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

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

Pollay Family fonds

  • AM160
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1931

The fonds consists of correspondence of the Pollay family pertaining to the Vancouver library and the death of George Pollay, and a photograph of Janet Pollay.

Pollay family

Harry Lin Chin fonds

  • AM1601
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1965

Fonds consists of records documenting the personal, family and professional life of Vancouver business and philanthropist Harry Lin Chin.

The fonds contains home movies predominantly documenting various family events: weddings, vacations, visits from friends and relatives, sights and events around Vancouver, and other family gatherings. The fonds also includes footage of Mr. Chin's business, Keefer Wholesale Florists.

Chin, Harry Lin

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 wrought iron detailing and many of these buildings have now been demolished. Other photographs included in this fonds show houses on Beach Avenue downtown boarded up for demolition, Kitsilano Showboat performances, and scenes at Vanier Park in winter.

Thompson, Flora M.

Audrey Gordon fonds

  • AM1604
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1938

The fonds consists of Gordon's photographs depicting the Pier D fire, the construction of the Lions Gate Bridge, the Pacific National Exhibition, and various Vancouver scenes.

Gordon, Audrey

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

Samuel S. Magoffin fonds

  • AM1614
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1932

Fonds consists of ten films created by Samuel S. Magoffin in the 1920s and 1930s and two films created by George W. Goold in the 1960s. Subject matter of the Magoffin films includes the earth-moving activities of Magoffin’s company S.S. Magoffin & Co. Limited Railway Contractors during contracts with the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in Prince Rupert, and along the harbour in North Vancouver. Films also include footage of downtown Prince Rupert; family, friends, and social activities; Vancouver area scenery and attractions, including Grouse Mountain, Capilano Suspension Bridge, a parade downtown, a military parade and medals ceremony at Victory Square, and a rodeo at Hastings Park; Vancouver Fire Department vehicles; the Victoria, B.C. inner harbour; a dog show; a trip to Cuba; the 1930 Portland Rose Festival parade; the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles; as well as footage of the Magoffins’ home “Rockhaven,” its construction, and their golden retrievers. Goold family films consist of one film showing a childrens' performance and individuals exiting a church after a christening, and one film containing footage of a family trip to eastern Canada, including a visit to Expo '67 in Montreal, and various tourist attractions in South Dakota and Wyoming.

Magoffin, Samuel S.

Pacific Press fonds

  • AM1616
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1972

The fonds consists of news photographs of people featured in the Pacific Press newspapers the Vancouver Sun and the Province. The fonds also includes two cartoons.

Pacific Press

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

William Roozeboom fonds

  • AM1629
  • Fonds
  • 1971-[ca. 1974]

The fonds consists of Roozeboom's photographs depicting scenes of demolition and redevelopment of Vancouver buildings and streetscapes as well as aerial views of the city.

Roozeboom, William

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

A.W. Phair fonds

  • AM1630
  • Fonds
  • 1886, 1902

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

Phair, Arthur William Armit

Leopold Bentley family fonds

  • AM1636
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1939-1960]

Fonds consists of 92 colour slides showing Bentley family members, the house and garden at 1402 McRae Avenue, the Eburne sawmill site, Vancouver views, house at 1537 Matthews Avenue and homes on 32nd Avenue. Fonds also contains four film reels showing the house at garden at 1402 McRae Avenue, driving cars in Shaughnessy, and men shooting rifles.

Bentley (Bloch-Bauer), Leopold Lionel Garrick

Rex Weyler fonds

  • AM1638
  • Fonds
  • June 1972 - October 1973

The fonds consists of photographs taken by Rex Weyler in and around Steveston, B.C., a fishing town on the mouth of the Fraser River. The photographs mostly portray the Japanese Canadian fishing community and include fishermen and their boats, cannery houses and workers, local shops, and the Steves' family home.

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.

Crickmay and Bermingham fonds

  • AM164
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1909

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

Crickmay and Bermingham

Maraquita Walters fonds

  • AM1640
  • Fonds
  • 1918 [copied ca. 1973]

The fonds consists of photographs of interior and exterior views of the Walter C. Nichol home, designed by Samuel Maclure and built in Shaughnessy Heights, Vancouver.

Walters, Maraquita

Samuel H. Logan fonds

  • AM1641
  • Fonds
  • 1914-[ca. 1919]

The fonds consists of Logan's photographs of scenery, streetscapes, and waterfront scenes in Vancouver and North Vancouver.

Logan, Samuel H.

Charles F. Smith fonds

  • AM1642
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1908

The fonds consists of Smith's photographs of Vancouver scenery and buildings, including scenes of Bowen Island, Lynn Canyon and Stanley Park.

Smith, Charles F.

Vaudeville photograph collection

  • AM1645
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1901]-1920

The collection consists of photographs of vaudeville performers Alfred T. Layne and Daisy D'Avara at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, as well as other performers.

D'Avara, Daisy

Gordon Inglis collection

  • AM1651
  • Fonds
  • 1992-1996

Collection consists of television programs created by Gordon Inglis in an informal partnership with Alan Shiveral and Around the Bend Productions (Gordon Inglis, Jayne Akizuki, and Alan Shiveral).

The collection contains examples of Gordon Inglis and Alan Shiveral's early work together at the community television station Vancouver East NTV with the program “Free Wheelin' with Alan Shiveral,” as well as the CBC program it would evolve into with the formation of Around the Bend Productions, “Cycle!”. This program featured the talents of five-time Olympian Charmaine Crooks, cyclist Joan Jones, and reporter Winston Brown. Both shows are informational programs which educate viewers about cycling, including cycling technique, the mechanics of bicycles, the cycling community and lifestyle, cycling products, cycling safety, and popular cycling locations and events.

The collection also contains an example of Around the Bend Productions' forays into other subject matter with the pilot of “In Conversation with Charmaine,” which was to feature conversations with influential British Columbians and was hosted by Charmaine Crooks.

William Reed Landscape Architect fonds

  • AM1655
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1994

Fonds consists of operational records of William Reed's landscape design career. The records document designs executed for clients, and press coverage of William Reed's design work.

The fonds is made up primarily of architectural drawings of Reed's landscape designs. The fonds also includes a small scrapbook containing clippings of press articles regarding Reed's design work.

William Reed Landscape Architect Inc.

Richard H. Pollay collection

  • AM1656
  • Fonds
  • [1983-1986?]

Collection, curated by UBC Professor Emeritus Richard W. Pollay, is composed of marketing materials produced for Expo '86 held in Vancouver (B.C.). The collection is primarily composed of brochures, pamphlets, and bookets pertaining to Expo '86, travel, and tourism. The collection also includes ephemera, a media and advertising plan brief, and an audio cassette and videocassette pertaining to Expo '86 advertising.

Ken Hiebert collection

  • AM1657
  • Fonds
  • [1965-2002]

Collection consists of handbills, leaflets, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, news clippings, correspondence, and some meeting materials including minutes, agendas, etc., The material documents Mr. Hiebert's involvements in local, national, and international activism causes, including the peace and anti-war movements, women's rights and access to abortion, the environment, free trade, labour unions, international solidarity, anti-racism, anti-facsism, etc.

Hiebert, Ken

Tom Grant fonds

  • AM1659
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1976

Fonds consists of photographs showing primarily views of downtown Vancouver including prominent buildings, aerial views, commercial and residential properties, as well as the Larwill Park area, and the phases of construction for the former Westcoast Transmission building at 1333 West Georgia Street. The fonds also includes a few photographs from over Vancouver locations, including along Broadway and aerial views of different parts of the city.

Robert Twizell fonds

  • AM166
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1956

The fonds consists of notebooks, photographs, architectural drawings, Indian ink drawings, pencil sketches and certificates relating to his career and work. Arranged by the archivist into four series: architectural drawings; certificates, writings and drawings; notebooks and photographs.

Twizell, Robert Percival Sterling

Frank Appelbe fonds

  • AM1661
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1968

The fonds consists of Appelbe's photographs of aerial views of the west side of Vancouver and the West End; and views of the RCMP vessel St. Roch, Coal Harbour and railway shops and rolling stock in West Vancouver.

Appelbe, Frank

Robert W. Jackson fonds

  • AM1662
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1970

The fonds consists of photographs by Jackson, depicting his homes in both Vancouver and Victoria, his family, friends and local scenery.

Jackson, Robert W.

Karl Haspel fonds

  • AM1663
  • Fonds
  • [between 1936 and 1938]

The fonds consists of Haspel's photographs of Vancouver and the surrounding area, Coal Harbour, parades, Lion's Gate Bridge, Victoria, Powell River, Mount Baker and California.

Haspel, Karl

Leo Leavy fonds

  • AM1665
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1937

The fonds consists of Leavy's albums containing photographs of jockeys and horse-racing activities in Vancouver. The albums were created by Leavy in his early teenage years and contain drawings and acrostics using various jockeys names. Fonds also contains a few loose photographs pertaining to horse racing.

Leavy, Leo

Grimmett family photograph collection

  • AM1666
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1924, 1953

The fonds consists of photographs of the Grimmett family, depicting family events, local scenery, high school sports, and employees of W.H. Malkin Company.

Grimmett family

Vancouver Express fonds

  • AM1667
  • Fonds
  • 1970

The fonds consists of the entire publication run and associated photographs from the Vancouver Express newspaper.

Vancouver Express

William Edgar Knowles Middleton fonds

  • AM1668
  • Fonds
  • 1957, 1971-1976

The fonds consists of two albums containing Middleton's photographs depicting Stanley Park, downtown Vancouver, the West End, Gastown, beaches, buildings, ships, docks, bridges and monuments. Middleton created edited prints and the fonds contains one edited print and the original unedited negative for nearly all of the photographs.

Middleton, W.E. Knowles

Imperial Oil Company fonds

  • AM1669
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1924

The fonds consists of photographs of the Imperial Oil Company depicting construction activities, storage facilities, gas stations in Vancouver and substations throughout British Columbia.

Imperial Oil Company

Samuel Hallander collection

  • AM167
  • Fonds
  • 1889

The collection consists of a certificate of competency as fourth class engineer which was presented to Samuel Hallander in January 1889, signed by Charles H. Tupper, Minister of Marine and Fisheries.

Hallander, Samuel Fitzof

Toni Cavelti fonds

  • AM1670
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2016

Fonds consists of design materials and drawings, promotional materials, correspondence related to the design of a necklace for Queen Elizabeth, a copy of a CBC documentary about Cavelti and a short unpublished autobiography. These records relate to Cavelti's activities as a jeweler and business owner in Vancouver, as well as his personal life.

Cavelti, Toni

Habitat Forum photographs

  • AM1671
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1976

Fonds consists of photographs documenting the Habitat Forum conference. Most of the photographs were taken by Erol Baykal. The photographs show the Forum site, the interior and exterior of the Hangars, site construction, sawmill and lumber salvaging, creation and placement of banners and textiles, crew members, visiting delegates, tours, performers, presenters, and various other conference activities.

Habitat Forum (1976 : Vancouver, B.C.)

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