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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.)

Charlesworth family collection

  • AM1673
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1996

Collection consists of a family photograph album, including a small amount of textual records relating to family history, photographs and textual records depicting employment at Spencer's Department Store, and records of Vera Charlesworth as a student at John Norquay and King Edward High School.

Hugh Pickett fonds

  • AM1674
  • Fonds
  • 1801-2006

Fonds consists of records related to the professional career and personal life of impresario Hugh Pickett, predominantly his role as manager and owner of Famous Artists Ltd.
The fonds contains records (primarily event files and promotional materials) documenting the administration and operations of Famous Artists Ltd., as well as the events and artists that visited Vancouver and Victoria arranged by Famous Artists Ltd. The fonds also includes records which document Pickett's early career, army involvement and life before his tenure with Famous Artists Ltd. The fonds includes publicity materials, news clippings, scrapbooks and photographs that demonstrate his passion for the entertainment industry and his interest in and relationships with celebrities and artists.
The fonds consists of a wide variety of records, such as correspondence, invoices, and financial reports; production records such as travel arrangements, artist requests and fees, stage layout designs and cast photographs; and promotional records, such as press releases, programs and press clippings.

Pickett, Hugh

BC Gay and Lesbian Archives

  • AM1675
  • Fonds
  • 1976-Feb. 2018

Collection consists of textual records (primarily textual ephemera), periodicals, photographs, posters, and audiovisual materials pertaining to LGBTQ2+ communities in Vancouver and British Columbia.

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 the farm, farm expenses, visitors, church involvement, and interaction with other pioneers. Many of the First Nations people were mentioned in the diaries as they were hired by Henry as farm workers. Additional documentation of Henry’s involvement in the Municipality of South Vancouver as an alderman is included in the diaries from 1894 to 1899. Some diaries include Henry’s cash account and balances. The fonds is arranged into files, with each diary comprising one file. The fonds is missing the diaries of 1873-1874, 1897, and 1909-1913.

Mole, Henry

Vancouver International Folk Dancers (VIFD) fonds

  • AM1677
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2015

The fonds consists primarily of records documenting the operation of the Vancouver International Folk Dancers (VIFD) from 1959 to 2015. Records reflect the major functions and activities involved in running the VIFD, including program planning and delivery, management of the group, internal and external communications, and financial management. Types of documentation include meeting minutes, correspondence, administrative files, financial reports and statements, program files, newsletters and photographs.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Administrative files (1979-2015), Program files (1959-1999), Minutes and financial statements (1983-2004), Membership records (1969-2004), Newsletters ( 1979-2000) and Club files (1959-1983).

Vancouver International Folk Dancers

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

B.C. Art League fonds

  • AM168
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1931

The fonds consists of minutes, 1920-1931; an attendance book, 1926-1931; a scrapbook of clippings, 1921-1930; and a book of reproductions of woodcuts.

British Columbia Art League

Alexander Godfrey fonds

  • AM169
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1928

The fonds include letters written by Godfrey to his wife and family from Atlin and Dawson, 1899-1900; a copy of his marriage certificate, 1889; a list of signatures supporting Godfrey as alderman in 1891; two school report cards of Eva Godfrey, 1901 and 1907; photographs of Godfrey and his family and of a view of St. Paul's Indian Mission Church in North Vancouver; and newspapers The Atlin Claim, 1899-1909, The Klondike Nugget, 1900, and others, 1891-1909.

Godfrey, Alexander

Samuel Greer fonds

  • AM17
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1893

The fonds consists of miscellaneous court records, 1887 - 1893, relating to Greer's fight with the CPR over title to some land at Kitsilano, including a map showing his house, barn and fences in relation to the CPR right-of-way. Also included is an agreement of sale to Dugal MacKenzie of Port Moody in 1886 of Lot 9, Block 3 of his land south of False Creek.

Greer, Samuel

Simson family fonds

  • AM170
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1956

The fonds includes private papers of William Chrow; a diary of Calvert Simson's trip from England; retail accounts; photographs; clippings; grocery accounts; published items dealing mainly with Vancouver's history; pilot charts of the oceans; miscellaneous notes relating to ships and shipping in early Vancouver; two logs kept by 3rd Officer R.V.A. Corbetts in 1925 and in 1927 on board SS Port Brisbane; and weather logs kept by Calvert Simson. Photographs depict views of Stanley Park, boats, Thomas Dunn and Company and a group portrait of those elected in Vancouver's first civic election.

Simson family

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

Mrs. George T. Smith collection

  • AM174
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1905

The collection consists of nine cartoons from "The Warder" dated 15 April and 10 June 1893:
1) He is not an Englishman
2) Poor Paddy
3) Faust-up to date
4) Old Mother Hubbard
5) Punctured
6) Robbing the Coach
7) New Partners in an Old Game
8) Mr. Morley hauls down the Union Jack
9) Real Irish Legislators!
There is also a copy of "The Perth Courier" dated 30 June 1905.

Emily E. Edwardes collection

  • AM175
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1916

The collection consists of a notebook containing references to medical matters, notes of lectures attended and a cartoon.

Edwardes, Emily E.

Ladies' Orange Benevolent Association collection

  • AM176
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1967

The collection contains newsletters, reports of proceedings, correspondence and programmes. Also present are two histories: one of the R.W. Grand Lodge of B.C., May 1955 to May 1963; and the other of Miypah Lodge No. 200, 1918-1942.

Ladies' Orange Benevolent Association

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

British Columbia Centennial Committee fonds

  • AM178
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1959

The fonds consists of correspondence regarding the visit of H.R.H. Princess Margaret; correspondence and lists relating to pioneers; organizing correspondence for the visit of "The Navies of the World" and for ski jumping; certificates of incorporation of the Committee; correspondence relating to the Centennial Museum and St. Roch project and to the dedication of the Centennial Totem; sound recordings of the B.C. Centennial Searchlight Tattoo; and examples of the publicity material published by the Centennial Committee.

British Columbia Centennial Committee

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.

Elizabeth Flaherty fonds

  • AM18
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1964

The fonds consists of miscellaneous records, newspaper clippings and pamphlets, including pilot's licence and an Air Pilotage Work Book; includes photographs of Flaherty.

Flaherty, Elizabeth

Kenneth Waites fonds

  • AM180
  • Fonds
  • [19-?] -1954

The fonds includes a pamphlet on the history of Vancouver compiled by the Archivists Club; a draft copy of "50 Years of Secondary Education in Vancouver" and related notes; letters relating to research on early Vancouver schools; a radio script written by Waites; and four lantern slides depicting scenes from early Vancouver schools.

Waites, Kenneth A.

Alexander Begg fonds

  • AM181
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1923

The fonds consists of miscellaneous personal papers, 1890-1940; correspondence and writings on the Crofter Immigration Scheme, 1887-1904; papers dealing with the writing of his History of British Columbia, 1893-1904; miscellaneous business papers pertaining to railway speculations and construction and other matters, 1896-1903; and printed items.

Begg, Alexander

Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company collection

  • AM182
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1920

The collection consists of an Indenture dated 31 October 1896, a receipt dated 30 November 1896, and the printed copy of the Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company (Amendment) Act.

Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company

Voight family fonds

  • AM183
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1905

The fonds consists of legal papers and a tracing paper map submitted to the courts as evidence to support the claim of Emil F. Voight and his wife Mary to certain mineral lands on Copper Mountain in the Similkameen.

Voight family

Jamison Family collection

  • AM184
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1901

The collection consists of photocopies of legal papers and letters submitted as evidence in the case of Smith vs. Jamison, heard at the Vancouver Assize on 20 November 1919.

Jamison family, James

Henry Hudson School Parent-Teacher Association fonds

  • AM185
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1931

The fonds consists of the Association's minutebook from its first meeting in 1919 up to June 1924; committee reports; and a handbook outlining the constitution of the Parent-Teacher Federation and Parent-Teacher Association.

Henry Hudson School Parent-Teacher Association

Inquest papers of Vancouver fire, June 13, 1886

  • AM187
  • Fonds
  • 1886

The collection consists of one volume containing "Inquest Papers of Vancouver Fire, June 13, 1886. Presented to City of Vancouver by the Vancouver Daily Province, June 13, 1951"; these records are the Coroner's Precept, the Inquisition, and records of evidence submitted. The inquest was held on 14 June 1886, summoned by J.C. Hughes, Coroner, and conducted before twelve jurors. The victims were John Craswell and others.

Lewis Popham fonds

  • AM189
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1960

The fonds consists of papers, memoranda, and photographs relating largely to Ioco Townsite and its development ca. 1917-1925. Included are records concerning Ioco and the provision of houses for workers, 1919-1920; records concerning Ioco Athletic Club and athletic activities; miscellaneous draft agreements drawn by Popham as a Justice of the Peace; a brief history he prepared on Standard Oil of N.J.; miscellaneous publications and copies of the Ioco Times, which he edited for a time; and several photographs, including one of the Ioco Baseball Club ca. 1922 and tennis matches ca. 1917.

Popham, Lewis G.

Robertson and Company fonds

  • AM19
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1895

The fonds consists of real estate listings of lots for sale, rentals, and farmlands for sale.

Robertson and Company

Edward Odlum fonds

  • AM190
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1910

The fonds consists of minute books of the Imperial Steamship Company Limited, 1890-1895, and the Grandview Progress Association, 1907-1910; correspondence; photographs; maps; and published items.

Odlum, Edward

Men's Musical Club of Vancouver fonds

  • AM191
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1929

The fonds includes a combined minute book-scrapbook, which also contains financial statements and a membership list. There are also programmes for concerts (1919-1929) and photographs of the members.

Men's Musical Club of Vancouver

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.

Wesleyan Methodist Church collection

  • AM194
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1901, 1923

The fonds consists of roll books of the Nanaimo Methodist Sunday School class, 1863-1882; a copy of the "Institute," a church paper published in Vancouver (March 1889); and programmes for the services and activities of the Home Street Chapel in Vancouver.

Nanaimo Methodist Sunday School

Gow Family collection

  • AM195
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1837-1889

The collection consists of a scrapbook of clippings, notes and pictures concerned, for the most part, with Methodism in the United Kingdom, ca. 1837-ca. 1870, which appears to have been compiled by S.A. Redshaw of Bourne, Lincolnshire. There are also two certificates issued by the Guelph Public Schools to Alexander Gow and Walter Gow.

Gow family

Alexander J. Stuart collection

  • AM196
  • Fonds
  • 1905

The collection consists of a writ of Summons and two letters concerned with an attempt by Dr. Stuart to collect his fees for medical aid rendered to an injured employee of the Great Northern Railway.

Stuart, Alexander J.

Morgan Family collection

  • AM197
  • Item
  • 1946

The collection consists of a portion of "Account of a trip taken by Owen Livingstone, 20 June to 11 August, 1946". The portion covers 27 June to 24 July. Owen Livingstone was a relative of J.R. Morgan, who travelled through B.C. to the Queen Charlotte logging camp of J.R. Morgan.

Mrs. B.T. Rogers collection

  • AM198
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1886

The collection consists of the personal reminiscences of Mrs. B.T. Rogers of early Vancouver.

Rogers, Mary Isabella

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