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Ross Family collection

  • AM496
  • Item
  • 1935

The collection consists of a list of descendants of Marmaduke A. Ross, born in Westchester, New York, in 1782, and Elizabeth Foster of Gagetown, New Brunswick.

George Henry Keefer collection

  • AM443
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The collection consists of George Keefer's memoirs of his life and work in various British Columbia and American locations. The recollections were written in 1936.

Keefer, George Henry

Mabel Kirk fonds

  • AM193
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1936

The fonds consists of letters from Charlotte Pedley, 1917-1934, and from her son, Jim Pedley, 1935; copies of letters from Mrs. Kirk regarding the Women's Canadian Club, 1935, and the Victorian Order of Nurses, 1947; and a scroll presented to Mrs. Kirk in 1936 by the Advisory Board and General Committee of Vancouver's Golden Jubilee Committee.

Kirk, Mabel S.

Daniel Gilbert fonds

  • AM816
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1936

The fonds consists of correspondence concerning Gilbert's participation in the 1936 Vimy Ridge pilgrimage, and two books.

Gilbert, Daniel R.

Mrs. M. Wilkinson collection

  • AM259
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1936

The collection consists of a copy of the Diamond Jubilee edition of the Daily Mail dated 23 June 1897, a coloured lithograph of Queen Victoria, and a poster to celebrate Vancouver's Golden Jubilee, 1936.

Vancouver Jubilee Time Capsule Collection

  • AM1495
  • Fonds
  • 1936

Collection consists of correspondence, souvenirs, journals, catalogues, newspapers, various photographs and other textual materials donated to David Spencer's Department store for the Vancouver's Jubilee time capsule. Arranged into the following files:
Correspondence
Correspondence to Russell Cumming
Maps
Newspapers
Publications
Spencer's Journals and Catalogues
The Opening of City Hall
Vancouver Golden Jubilee Souveirs
Vancouver Pioneers Association
Women's Division, Vancouver Jubilee Committee
Mixed Items

David Spencer Limited

William H. Sharp collection

  • AM297
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The collection consists of notes on the anniversary celebrations.

Sharp, William H.

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

R.M. Martin collection

  • AM282
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The collection consists of correspondence and two maps related to Mr. Martin's plans.

Martin, R.M.

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.

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 also a Golden Jubilee poster.

McGeer, Gerald Grattan

Albert H. Peppar collection

  • AM461
  • Fonds
  • 1937

The collection consists of Peppar's manuscript draft of "The Mysteries of Angling Revealed", which was published in 1937.

Peppar, Albert H.

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

Leonard Dobbin fonds

  • AM106
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1937

The fonds consists of correspondence, accounts and legal papers pertaining to Dominion Airways and Yarrows Aircraft Corporation, as well as material on aircraft and aeronautics in general. The fonds also contains the Royal Air Force records of Henry C.W. Dobbin.

Dobbin, Leonard Alexander

First Baptist Church collection

  • AM331
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1937

The collection consists of a typed history, accompanied by photographs and pamphlets, including one documenting the opening of West Point Grey Baptist Church, April 16th, 1961.

First Baptist Church

Coast Grain & Feed Company Ltd. fonds

  • AM1034
  • Fonds
  • 1921 - 1937

Fonds includes a notebook from the Coast Grain and Feed Co. Ltd. containing mintues of meetings as well as documents which include the following: meeting notices, resolutions, financial statements, banking and borrowing bylaws (1921, 1925, 1928, 1929). fonds also includes a short biographical sketch of company owner Charles O. Stuart, prepared by his daughter, Sybil A. MacFarlane.

Coast Grain & Feed Co.

E. Herberts collection

  • AM1051
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1933]-1937

Collection consists of one plan of an addition to the Yale Hotel (corner of Granville Street and Drake Street) for James C.C. De Biddle Cope Esq., by W.T. Whiteway, Architect; and three electrical plans of the Bottling Room of Vancouver Breweries Ltd., Gardiner & Mercer, Architects.

Edward Lee fonds

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

The fonds consists of Lee's timebooks.

Lee, Edward

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 portraits and scenes at the Cherry Creek Gold Mining Company.

Olsen, William James

Terminal City Club fonds

  • AM309
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1937

The fonds consists of minutes, records of membership, by-laws, annual reports, a history of the club and photographs of A.G. Ferguson, the first President, the Metropolitan Building and A.G. Ferguson's house, 1887.

Terminal City Club

Knowlton's Drug Store fonds

  • AM563
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1937

The fonds consists of ten volumes of prescription books, 1902-1915, 1931-1937. Each prescription is entered by date and lists the patient, the ingredients and the dosage.

Knowlton's Drug Store

Archibald Douglas Darlington collection

  • AM86
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1938

The collection consists of articles A.D. Darlington published between 1913-1938 which have been collected into a scrapbook by his son, John Darlington, photographs and correspondence.

Darlington, Archibald Douglas

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

Thomas Edwards fonds : 1928-1938

  • AM1090
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [199-?]

The fonds consists of drafts of annual balance sheets which include property lists and values.

Edwards, Thomas

St. James' Church fonds

  • AM403
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1938

The fonds consists of records created and received by the St. James' Church. Records include: registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; newsletters and histories of the church; and records of the St. Luke's Home, such as annual reports, minutes, registers, and accounts. Fonds contains three series: 1) Church registers ; 2) Miscellaneous church records; and 3) St. Luke's Home records.

St. James' Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society fonds

  • AM177
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1938

The fonds consists of minutes; correspondence; newspaper clippings; an album of photographs; a bound volume of minutes for the City Council Meeting of August 20, 1936; a visitors' register; records of the Women's Division of the Jubilee Committee; programmes and menus; and other material.

Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society

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.

Keith Winterbottom fonds

  • AM1423
  • Fonds
  • 1886, [ca. 1938]

The fonds consists of an issue of the Vancouver Advertiser, v. 1 no. 51 (3 Nov. 1886) and 11 architectural plans relating to a proposed seaplane base at Jericho Beach Air Station. Keith Winterbottom may have participated in the development of the architectural drawings.

Winterbottom, Keith

Jessie Parkes fonds

  • AM277
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1938

Fonds consists of education certificates, teaching evaluations, and letters of recommendation for Jessie Parkes.

Parkes, Jessie F.B.

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

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

August Jack Khahtsahlano collection

  • AM102
  • Fonds
  • 1938

Collection consists of a declaration made on 6 August, 1938, in the presence of John Burling Roberts, Barrister and Notary Public, at the City Hall, and signed by August Jack Khahtsahlano.

Captain William Watts fonds

  • AM510
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1939

The fonds consists of a Vancouver Shipyards' ledger, 1892-95. Fonds also includes an account book for ships on Harrison Lake, 1898-1900, including some articles on marine engines.

Watts, William

Royal Visit, 1939 [collection]

  • AM553
  • Fonds
  • 1939

The collection consists of correspondence re security at City Hall during the visit, an employee identification and admittance card, 1939, an official guide re travel route, and photographs of the Royal couple. In addition there are photocopies of the Canadian Pacific Railway train order for the Royal Train.

S.W. Breffit collection

  • AM629
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1939

The collection consists of a certificate of registration and record of unemployment relief belonging to W. Breffit dated 1931, an envelope dated 1939 from the Castle Hotel addressed to S.W. Breffit and battalion orders and identification for the guard of honour for the 1939 Royal visit.

Jean M. Storey collection

  • AM9
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1939

The collection consists of an annotated scrapbook compiled by Kaye MacPhail of newspaper editorials principally dealing with the beginning of World War II, 11 September 1939-11 December 1939, and an agreement between the Telegram Publishing and Printing Company of Vancouver and John M. Hay concerning street sales of the Telegram, 1891. Copies of eight newspapers 1891-1899: Daily World (Vancouver), 13 April 1891; Nanaimo Free Press, 15 February 1892; Victoria Daily Colonist, 17 July 1892; The Daily News (Victoria), 17 July 1892; Daily World, 8 April, 1893; Daily World, 13 December 1893; Rossland Weekly Miner, 28 January 1897; The Mail and Empire (Toronto), 6 February 1899.

John N. M. Allan collection

  • AM449
  • Item
  • 1930-1939

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing miscellaneous items as diverse as high school club correspondence, 1937; Camp Elphinstone publications, 1930-1939; Campbell River Timber Company payroll slips, 1935; newspaper rate coupons, 1934; and newspaper clippings.

Richard Alexander fonds

  • AM246
  • Fonds
  • [193-?]

The fonds consists of a typescript copy of a diary kept during Alexander's 1862 journey west, as well as a typescript copy of a narrative of his trip from Minneapolis to New Westminster.

Alexander, Richard Henry

Robert Fraser fonds

  • AM96
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1939

The fonds includes scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs compiled by Fraser; drafts of speeches; correspondence; campaign material; and a blueprint of a street paving proposed by Fraser.

Fraser, Robert Nelson

James J. Sutherland fonds

  • AM457
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1939 ; predominate 1879-1888

The fonds consists of indentures, conveyances, and other legal documents relating to land transfers in Port Moody, New Westminster, Hope, and Vancouver, 1870-1906. Many items deal with the Canadian Pacific Railway. There are also miscellaneous notes and notices relating to the bankruptcy of National Silver Mines Limited in 1937.

Sutherland, James J.

Nelson Bottling Works fonds

  • AM1387
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1939

Fonds consists of one financial ledger which records receipts and disbursements and expenses. Also contains balance sheets.

Nelson Bottling Works

Peggy Perfitt fonds

  • AM1445
  • Fonds
  • [192-?] - [193-?]

Fonds consists of 40 photographs, mainly of unidentified individuals who may have been related to Peggy Perfitt or who worked at Gault Brothers Ltd., a local textiles manufacturing and sales firm. Some of the photographs were taken on board an unidentified vessel, possibly the Prince George, and some were taken at English Bay. Two photographs show the fire at C.P.R. pier D on July 27, 1938, and two photographs are of the ship Prince George.

Perfitt, Peggy

William Beveridge fonds

  • AM1149
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1939

The fonds consists of the birth certificate of Willam Beveridge, two last wills and testaments, a lease for property in California, two photographs and newsclippings.

Beveridge, William

Gordon Mullins collection

  • AM268
  • Item
  • 1935-1939

The collection consists of an account book showing details of clearing brush and burning under contract to City of Vancouver, June to October 1939, and details of some piece-work, June 1935.

Charles Montgomery Tate fonds

  • AM225
  • Fonds
  • [186-?]-1940

Fonds consists of an autobiography of Tate entitled "Life and Missionary Activities of Rev. Charles Montgomery Tate"; an address prepared by J.S. Matthews for the unveiling of a bronze tablet in honour of Rev. Tate at St. Andrews Wesley Church; and an album of photographs produced by Tate, including photographs of sites in England and of Native Indian groups and individuals from the Fraser Valley, the Coast of B.C., and from Vancouver Island.

Tate, Charles Montgomery, Reverend

Thomas Guns fonds

  • AM407
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1940

The fonds consists of bylaws for B.C. pilotages, 1893-1956, an undated pilotage rate book, year-end reports for the Vancouver Pilotage Authority, 1919, pilot licences, 1916-1935, and other personal papers, 1916-1940.

Guns, Thomas Salter

Vancouver Committee for the Reception of their Majesties fonds

  • AM73
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1940

The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records and other materials, photographs of the 1939 royal visit to Vancouver, and twelve volumes of press clippings. The fonds also contains a photographic copy of the bound address presented to King George VI by Mayor L. Telford.

Vancouver Committee for the Reception of their Majesties

Common Good Cooperative Association fonds

  • AM62
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1940

The fonds consists of a minute book, organizational correspondence and financial records, reports, printed works, clippings, and a memoir written by Alfred Bingham.

Common Good Co-operative Association

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. 1900.

Williams, Arthur Bryan

Alan Morley fonds

  • AM786
  • Fonds
  • 1940

The fonds consists of clippings of Morley's newspaper column, "Romance of Vancouver," and the accompanying illustrations by Fraser Wilson.

Morley, Alan Palmer

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