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Arthur James Ford collection

  • AM213
  • Fonds
  • 1896

The collection consists of a form (Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages Act) verifying the particulars of marriage. The marriage took place on 14 May 1895. This form was completed and signed by Father Clinton on 10 February 1896.

Lady Vancouver Club fonds

  • AM1401
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2004

Fonds includes constitution and by-laws, membership lists, presidents' reports, minutes of the annual general meetings, newsletters, miscellaneous records and a small trophy, the "Chimo Award to Lady Vancouver Club for outstanding contribution to Greater Vancouver Tourism September 1980", awarded by the Greater Vancouver Convention & Visitor's Bureau.

Lady Vancouver Club

Ernest Cleveland fonds

  • AM152
  • Fonds
  • 1898, 1938-1949

The fonds consists of a book of manuscript notes on mining claims in the Thurlow region of Johnstone Strait. There are also two letters written by Cleveland in 1938 and 1949.

Cleveland, Ernest Albert

Letter

  • AM165
  • Item
  • 1883

The collection consists of an incomplete letter written to "Fanny" by an unidentified correspondent from New Westminster, 11 May 1883, describing May Day and a picnic. (The original pencil has been written over ca. 1940 by the donor.)

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 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

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

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

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

Salsbury family fonds

  • AM140
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1936, 1961

The fonds includes two typed copies of letters written by W.F. Salsbury [Jr.?] to his wife Sarah describing his experiences on the first train to cross Canada from Montreal to Port Moody; letters to Frederick Salsbury; records pertaining to W.F. Salsbury's appointment as a Justice of the Peace; Masonic certificates; and a scrapbook of letters, invitations and other material relating to the Canadian rowing crew sent to the 1924 Olympic Games (Paris).

Salsbury family

J. Wyatt-Vaughan collection

  • AM150
  • Fonds
  • 1911

The collection consists of surveyor notes and map for lot pre-empted by Kenneth McDonald.

Wyatt Vaughan, Josephus

Francis Black fonds

  • AM149
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1910

The fonds includes an article by F.M. Black, published in Scotland in 1893, entitled Down the Selkirks on the Cowcatcher, together with a covering letter by Black to Mr. Cotterell of the C.P.R. The fonds also includes newspaper clippings.

Black, Francis Mollison

Vancouver Art Association collection

  • AM154
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1944

The collection consists of a catalogue of the First Annual Exhibition held by the Vancouver Art Association in 1890; an excerpt copied from a newspaper of 1891 advertising art classes; excerpts copied from letters of Mrs. Annie Richards (formerly Mrs. William Webster) dated 1939 and 1944; a 1939 Art Gallery Bulletin containing an editorial "Art in the Gay Nineties"; a pamphlet commemorating the Vancouver City Museum Golden Jubilee, 1944; and a 1944 newspaper clipping "Art Museum Was Success From Start".

Vancouver Art Association

Henry John Painter fonds

  • AM148
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1907]

The fonds consists of a bound volume containing information on the locations, assessed values and ownership of lots in Hastings Townsite.

Painter, John Henry

Frank Elmer Hall collection

  • AM141
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1957

The collection consists of legal papers and maps pertaining to the land holdings of Charles and Rebecca Desormier, Samuel Gintzburger and George W. Fuller. The collection also contains legal papers pertaining to Rickard and Frith (G.F. Frith Co. Ltd.) and assorted legal papers. There are also the manuscripts of two stories by "E.O.R." and Leonard I. Bentley's memoir of Saturday night in Vancouver, 1901.

Hall, Frank Elmer

Vancouver Arts and Crafts Association fonds

  • AM142
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1901

The fonds consists of a minute book (1900-1901), which includes membership lists; photographs of an exhibition of members' work in O'Brien Hall, 1900; and miscellaneous other material.

Vancouver Arts and Crafts Association

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

Reverend Robert J. Staines collection

  • AM145
  • Item
  • 1853

The collection consists of a letter written on 7 April 1853 to a clergyman in England, probably the Rev. J. Haldane Stewart. It contains references to the Hudson's Bay Company, to company rule, the land grant, and Oregon.

John Bell fonds

  • AM144
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1948

The fonds includes Bell's birth and baptismal certificates together with his timber scaler licence application and his memoirs; there are also pencil sketches and sketch maps to illustrate the memoirs. Included is a photograph of a diary page.

Bell, John Warren

Collingwood Free Library and Bursill Institute collection

  • AM128
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1911-1928

The collection consists of two scrapbooks containing letters, clippings and photographs relating to the Collingwood Free Library and Bursill Institute ca. 1911-1928.

Collingwood Free Library and Bursill Institute

William Pleming fonds

  • AM132
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900] - 1914

The fonds consists of Pleming's memoirs (published by the Mount Pleasant News in 1936); programmes of events Pleming participated in; and photographs of the Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners Labour Day Parade (ca. 1900), the South Vancouver School Board (1911), and the South Vancouver Float for the Vancouver Historical Pageant (12 June 1914).

Pleming, William

Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club minutes

  • AM130
  • Fonds
  • 1897

The collection consists of the minutes of a meeting held at the Hotel Vancouver on 2 October 1897, which formed the Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club.

Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club

Privy Council (Canada) collection

  • AM127
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1893

Item is an extract of a report of a Committee of the Privy Council, dated 8 July 1893, regarding foreshore rights in Vancouver of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, with two accompanying maps. One map is in the file; the other one is catalogued as Map 648.

Louis McDonald fonds

  • AM134
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1935

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of clippings, speeches and letters kept by Alderman McDonald from 1933-1935 concerning the building of the new Vancouver City Hall.

McDonald, Louis Drummond

Garfield King collection

  • AM135
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1921

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing clippings, letters and other assorted material on the subject of proportional representation collected between 1918 and 1921.

Vancouver Sun collection

  • AM156
  • Item
  • 1924

The collection consists of two identical volumes of letters sent to the Sun by various governmental and public bodies regarding the Sun's project to present a painting to U.S. President Harding speaking in Stanley Park to the National Press Gallery of Washington, D.C. in the United States.

72nd. Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada collection

  • AM84
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1918

The collection consists of clipping books recording the war records of the members of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada on overseas service with the C.E.F. in 1914-1918.

72nd. Battalion Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Henry Alan Bulwer fonds

  • AM71
  • Fonds
  • 1887, 1932-1955

The fonds consists of correspondence between Bulwer and his father and between Mr. and Mrs. Bulwer.

Bulwer, Henry Alan

Homer family fonds

  • AM72
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1964

The fonds consists of family correspondence, 1868-1964; historical notes, photographs and other materials, 1931-1957; and clippings. Correspondence includes copies of letters from Governor Frederick Seymour and Sir John A. Macdonald to Mrs. J.A.R. Homer (509-F-6 file 6).

Homer family

Eburne Ratepayers Association fonds

  • AM64
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1910

The fonds consists of a minutebook of the Eburne Ratepayers Association. It reflects the interests and development of the Eburne District, 1907-1910, such as the dredging of the North Arm to improve navigation, incorporation of the Municipality of Point Grey, and the improvement of telephone and transportation services.

Eburne Ratepayers Association

H.A. Price collection

  • AM358
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-1993

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, letterbooks, and photographs of the Price family and of records relating to general merchants in Ashcroft, B.C, including Harvey Bailey and Company, to the planned extension to the Canadian Pacific Railway line, and to Henry J. Cambie.

Price family

Alexander Philip fonds

  • AM665
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1902

The fonds consists primarily of correspondence which reflects Philip's work of a real estate agent and other endeavours.

Philip, Alexander

Walter Donald MacKinnon Sage collection

  • AM664
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1980

The collection consists of two typescript copies of Don Sage's recollections of his early life in the west side of Vancouver. "Memories of Old University Hill" (1979) and "Memories of Old West Point Grey" (1980) both describe the residents, homes and social life in these two areas between 1924 and 1940.

Sage, Walter Donald MacKinnon

Eben Naismith Harvie collection

  • AM646
  • Item
  • 1976-1978

The collection consists of a typescript, "The Years that the Locust Hath Eaten -Notes on the Life of E.N. Harvie", published in the Dogwod Bark from 1976 to 1978.

Royal Needlework Guild of Vancouver fonds

  • AM654
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1953

The fonds consists of correspondence, 1936-1953; Director's Reports, 1907, 1910; President's addresses; a transcript from an interview with Mrs. G. Shane, 1943; annual reports from the Toronto branch, 1937, and the Montreal branch, 1938; clippings and pamphlets.

Royal Needlework Guild of Vancouver

Kitsilano Community Resources Board fonds

  • AM653
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1978

The fonds consists of the minutes of the Integration Task Force and its committees, 1974; election materials, 1974; a directory of services; clippings and newspapers, 1973-1977; information relating to the Kitsilano Community Centre, including a survey of community needs, information relating to Point Grey Road and a survey of services for seniors and reports relating to local planning.

Kitsilano Community Resources Board

Petition for [a] Bill to Incorporate the "City of Vancouver"

  • AM651
  • Item
  • Feb 15, 1886

The item is the original petition addressed to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia asking that the village of Granville be incorporated as the City of Vancouver. There are also accompanying extracts from the Legislative Journal relating to the passage of the Act.

British Columbia. Legislative Assembly

John (Gassy Jack) Deighton collection

  • AM648
  • Item
  • 1870

The collection consists of a letter dated 28 June 1870 to his brother, Tom, in Hull, England. Deighton describes his life and success as the owner of an hotel saloon. He also discusses family and personal matters.

Captain George Vancouver collection

  • AM649
  • Fonds
  • 1794

The collection consists of a letter dated 2 October 1794, which was written by Vancouver while on board the "Discovery" in Nootka Sound. It was addressed to the father of a midshipman in the crew. The letter deals with business matters, but Vancouver also notes that they were unable to find any northwest passage and therefore they had no reason to remain in the area.

Emily Pauline Johnson collection (II)

  • AM650
  • Item
  • 1912 [copied 19--]

The collection consists of a letter written by Pauline Johnson to a Mr. Fleming on 8 December 1912 from a Bute Street hospital. The letter deals with business matters. There is also an autograph.

St. Roch Preservation Society fonds

  • AM990
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1969

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports and clippings of the St. Roch Preservation Society.

St. Roch Preservation Society

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 Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees;
4) Mar. 1904 - The Grand Lodge of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen;
5) Dec. 1916 - Boot and Shoe Workers' Union;
6) Jan. 1916 - United Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and Railway Shop Labourers;
7) Jan. 1928 - Union Label Trades Department;
8) Oct. 1928 - International Brotherhood of Firemen, Oilers, Helpers, Round House and Railroad Shop Labourers;
9) May 1929 - Federated Association of Letter Carriers of the Dominion of Canada;
10) Dec. 1935 - The Trade and Labour Congress of Canada to the Dyers, Cleaners, Pressers Union;
11) Sept. 1944 - American Federation of Labour to Radio Station Employees' Union;
12) Apr. 1945 - Distillery, Rectifying and Wine Workers;
13) Mar. 1958 - The National Union of Public Employees to Metropolitan District Council of Public Employees.

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.

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