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Horse shows - 1947 to 1950

Item is a film consisting of several amateur films that have been spliced together. The film documents at least eight different horse shows, races and rodeos. Some shows are identifiable, such as the Grand Horse Show & Gymkhana at Ambleside Pa...

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The item is a table of place names shown on map 56.01; Indian villages and landmarks, Burrard Inlet and English Bay, before the whiteman came. The table gives First Nations names and their approximate english meaning, or the European name given to...

City shapes

Item is a recording of three different advertisements for City Shapes, the Vancouver Centennial Sculpture Symposium, 1986. The first two shorter advertisements include images of smaller sculptures while a voice over narrator talks about the sculpt...

Map of portion New Westminster District

Item is an annotated tracing of a map showing the future sites of Vancouver, Burnaby and the North Shore from an area bordering on English Bay to an area bordering on North Arm. Traced over by J.S. Matthews in 1954, it illustrates intended land se...

Sectional map and street directory of Vancouver : Dial map of the city of Vancouver including adjacent municipalities

Item is a street map showing Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, West Vancouver, and North Vancouver on one side and the Lower Mainland from Vancouver to Chilliwack on the other. Item includes lists of businesses, schools, public buildings, hospi...

It might have been Albert City, 1858, New Georgia 1792 : it was Granville, 1870, British Columbia, 1871 : it is Vancouver, 1886, British Columbia, 1871 : it is Vancouver, 1886, Canada, 1867

Item is a map compiled and drawn by J.S. Matthews, City Archivist showing historic place names of Vancouver and the North Shore and listing some historic Burnaby names. A note in the bottom left hand corner reads: "Memorada. The precise loca...