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Union local certificates collection

  • AM60
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1958

The papers consist of thirteen charters granted to Vancouver union organizations:1) Feb. 1891 - Journeymen Stone Cutters' Association of North America;2) May 1891 - International Association of Machinists;3) Apr. 1903 - International Brotherh...

Citizen's Council on Civic Development fonds

  • AM1013
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1980

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, briefs, submissions, and development studies of the Citizen's Council on Civic Development.

Citizen's Council on Civic Development

William Henry Johnson collection

  • AM682
  • Item
  • 1908

The collection consists of the marriage certificate of William Henry Johnson (a partner in the Vancouver law firm of Wismer, McGeer and Johnson) and, Mary Ellen Kennedy (a charter member of the Vancouver Music Society).

William C. McKee collection

  • AM681
  • Item
  • 1976

The collection consists of a photocopy of a thesis entitled "A History of the Vancouver Park System, 1886-1929" submitted to the University of Victoria in 1976.

Nightingale family fonds

  • AM680
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1938

The fonds consists of legal documents, 1909, 1940; an annual report from the British Columbia Amateur Basketball Association, 1933; correspondence, 1938; and a wedding and anniversary scrapbook, 1896 1923; and a Christmas card.

Nightingale family, John P.

McGlashan family fonds

  • AM704
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1956]

The fonds consists primarily of family photographs from New Brunswick, Scotland and Vancouver. In addition, there are poems by Mrs. McGlashan, notes by McGlashan entitled "The Western Sweep of Civilization" and ephemera.

McGlashan family

John Kirkhope collection

  • AM714
  • Item

The collection consists of a transcript by John Kirkhope, detailing the history of the choir.

United Commercial Travellers, Vancouver Council #284 [collection]

  • AM711
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1989

Collection consists of items pertaining to the United Commercial Travellers and the Vancouver Council of Travellers. Included are a history of the Vancouver Council delivered at the Council's 75th anniversary, copies of "The Sample Case...

United Commercial Travellers, Vancouver Council #284

Richard B. Gilman collection

  • AM713
  • Fonds
  • 1980

The collection consists of two photocopies of typescripts describing the history of Philip Gilman and the building of Brock House.

Gilman, Richard B.

Donald Charleson fonds

  • AM708
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1889

The fonds consists primarily of correspondence and an indenture concerning the awarding of Charleson's first land clearing contract with the CPR in 1889. There is also a birth certificate for Charleson and a letter from Alexander Mackenzie.

Charleson, Donald Brims

Whitford VanDusen fonds

  • AM710
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1977

The fonds consists of biographical material; a transcript of a 1969 interview with VanDusen by D. K. Coupar; correspondence and a share agreement between VanDusen and MacMillan; personal photographs and some clippings, 1962-1977.

VanDusen, Whitford Julian

S.S. Alpha fonds

  • AM701
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1907

The fonds consists of a bound book, which lists the repairs and maintenance carried out for the Alpha between 1894 and 1900. In addition, a section of the volume records a household account covering 1906 and 1907.

Alpha (ship)

Gerald Gratton McGeer collection

  • AM685
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The collection consists of a letter from Gerald McGeer, Mayor of Vancouver, to C.B. Howard, M.P., suggesting that Members of Parliament make an inspection tour of the C.N.R. on their way to Vancouver for the city's Golden Jubilee. There is a...

McGeer, Gerald Grattan

Robertson Presbyterian Church fonds

  • AM721
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1935, 1958

The fonds consists of a minute book, 1908-1935, and a pamphlet celebrating the church's golden jubilee, 1958.

Robertson Presbyterian Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Cockfield, Brown and Company Limited collection

  • AM754
  • Item
  • 1934

The collection consists of a report on Traffic and Earnings of Proposed First Narrows Bridge which was prepared in March 1934 and sent to Robinson and Steinman, Consulting Engineers of New York the following month.

Dominion Map and Blueprint Company fonds

  • AM738
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1976

This fonds consists of three files: miscellaneous correspondence and notes; Sectional Map and Street Directory for 1954, 1957, 1958; Street Index for Maps, Sectional Map and Street Directory for 1958, 1963, 1965, 1966; as well as a large number of...

Dominion Map Limited (Vancouver, B.C.)

Donald Anderson McGregor collection

  • AM737
  • Item
  • 1961

The collection consists of a 24-page typescript of an address given by McGregor to the B.C. Historical Association, Vancouver Branch, in 1961.

Lorna Makepeace fonds

  • AM732
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1970, predominant 1940-1956

The fonds consists of correspondence, invoices, theatre programs, coronation of George VI pamphlets, a 1919 peace celebration songbook, certificates, postcards, military papers including paybooks, ration cards, travel authority warrants, and photo...

Makepeace, Lorna May

E.H. Lukin Johnston fonds

  • AM758
  • Fonds
  • 1923

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of the articles written by Johnston during the Harding tour. There are also a considerable number of photographs taken during the tour.

Johnston, E.H. Lukin

Kitsilano Yacht Club fonds

  • AM967
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1985

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, financial statements, insurance policies, membership lists, visitors' books, race results, photographs, plans and publications such as newsletters, yearbooks, and printed ephemera.

Kitsilano Yacht Club

Air Pollution Control Society fonds

  • AM767
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1966

The fonds consists of a constitution, list of directors, notices of meetings, and correspondence.

Air Pollution Control Society

James Robison collection

  • AM769
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1890-1912

The collection consists of postcards and an album of tobacco trading cards.

H.N.W. Toms collection

  • AM765
  • Fonds
  • 1980

The collection consists of a family history, and photocopies of biographical and genealogical information concerning the Judge family.

Toms, H.N.W.

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 Te...

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Michael Levenston collection

  • AM924
  • Item
  • 1985

The collection consists of "A Century in Western Canada", a family history of the Izen, Katz, Koenigsberg and related families, by Michael Levenston. The Izen family moved to Vancouver in 1888 and after great struggles opened a fruit sto...

William Pierce fonds

  • AM922
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1985

The fonds consists of a biography and reminiscences of William Pierce, and papers relating to his candidacy for Park Commissioner in 1958.

Pierce, William James Gibbs

G.P. Bainbridge et al. collection

  • AM923
  • Item
  • 1797

The collection consists of a letter dated October 26, 1797 from Captain George Vancouver at Petersham to James Symes requesting correction of sums paid at the Cape of Good Hope, 1791, and Valparaiso, 1795, to several persons. Captain Vancouver us...

Robert Norris Manning fonds

  • AM970
  • Fonds
  • 1900, 1914-1942, 1959-1990

The fonds consists of family photographs, marriage certificates, and correspondence of Robert Norris Manning. Includes an American $2 bill (1976) and $1 coin (1979).

Manning, Robert Norris

Adelaide Seymour Lewis (Fowler) collection

  • AM796
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1927-1947

The collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1924-1943) relating to Vancouver pioneers and early Vancouver history. There is also a B.C. Electric Railway Company "Notice" dated 1945 listing streetcar regulations for...

Lewis, Adelaide Seymour

Ivy Weatherup postcard collection

  • AM913
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1900-1920

The collection consists of a postcard collection from several different areas of the world, including Vancouver, British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon and Alaska.

Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association fonds

  • AM336
  • Fonds
  • 1610-1988, 1995-1997; predominant 1920-1970

Fonds consists of records arising from the activities of the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association.Fonds includes constitutions and bylaws; minutes of meetings; financial records such as financial statements, budgets, and membership fee re...

Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association

Elizabeth H. Dewar collection

  • AM916
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1942

The collection consists of a letter from Mary Cowley to Elizabeth Dewar; "The West End Survey", a report by the Vancouver Council of Social Agencies; and "A Directory of Health and Social Welfare Agencies in Vancouver, B.C.".

Elizabeth B. Murray fonds

  • AM915
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1960, 1973

The fonds consists of Murray's records including the constitution and by-laws, duties of the executive committee, financial report, and other material relating to the Telephone Employees' Camera Club.

Murray, Elizabeth B.

Thomas Hart collection

  • AM911
  • Fonds
  • 1913

The collection consists of an invoice and receipt issued by Mack Brothers, Undertakers, to Thomas Hart for the funeral of Henry Hart. The Mack Brothers (Robert A. and William A.) were undertakers with their business located at 2398 Granville.

Margaret Bulman fonds

  • AM910
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1927

The fonds consists of Bulman's account books and correspondence.

Bulman, Margaret

Thomas Charles Hilton collection

  • AM906
  • Item
  • 1877

The collection consists of a commission from James Dunsmuir, Lieutenant-Governor, appointing Thomas Charles Hilton as Notary Public. Contains a wax impression of the Lieutenant-Governor's seal.

Cecil N. Akrigg collection

  • AM909
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1947

The collection consists of 52 British Columbia Electric Railway Company weekly car and bus passes.

Wesley Wheelwright collection

  • AM912
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1980

The collection consists of phonograph records of songs written by Wesley Wheelwright (Weeley Wright, Wheeley Wright).

Wheelwright, Wesley

Thomas McNair fonds

  • AM901
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1936

The fonds consists of miscellaneous records of Thomas and Mary Vida McNair, including tourist information; records relating to Mary McNair's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John McMillan, including commissions and returns as Deputy Returning Officer.

McNair, Thomas S.

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, Vancouv...

William Bartlett, collector

  • AM894
  • Item
  • 1985

The collection consists of a postal cover dated August 16, 1985, commemorating the first official airmail flight in Canada, 1918, dedicated to Capt. Brian A. Peck.

Lois Kerr fonds

  • AM890
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1986

The fonds consists of: the published musical score of "Mountain by the sea : a British Columbia Ski-ing Song" (1957), words and music by Lois Kerr; photocopy of text and music to "Vancouver : a musical and historical revue in prai...

Kerr, Lois

Neil McPhater collection

  • AM888
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1984

The collection consists of a genealogy and family history of the McPhater/Patton family, compiled by Neil McPhater, and a burial permit for Arch McPhater, 1892. The genealogy traces members of the McPhater family from ca. 1780. The McPhaters, who...

Edward Arthur Morris collection

  • AM887
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1900-1930

The collection consists of material pertaining to E.A. Morris: biographical notes, letterhead and photographs.

Morris, Edward Arthur

Thomas H. Mawson collection

  • AM886
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1914

The collection consists of a photographic reproduction of design plan "Accepted Scheme for Coal Harbour, Stanley Park; drawings of scheme for the improvement of Brockton Point, Stanley Park, 1914; guide map of the city of Vancouver, 1910; dr...

Mawson, Thomas Hayton

Cecil N. Gore drawings

  • -
  • File
  • 1942-1949

File consists of an architectural plan for a two-bedroom bungalow drawn by Gore in December 1949 and a set of four drawings of a two-storey duplex on [West?] 16th Avenue completed in 1942.

Gore, Cecil N.

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

Poster portrait of Queen Victoria from first CPR train

  • : 1980-252.1
  • Item
  • 1887

Item consists of the portrait which adorned the headlight of C.P.R. 374, a 44 x 57 cm coloured poster of Queen Victoria, bordered with scenes depicting aspects of her reign. On May 23, 1887 - the eve of Queen Victoria's birthday in the Go...

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