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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

MacLean family fonds

  • AM905
  • Fonds
  • 1875-1946

The fonds consists of correspondence between Murdoch MacLean and Martha Munn, and other members of the MacLean and Munn families; a resume of Lachlan Munn MacLean; and photographs.

MacLean family, Murdoch

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, 19...

Godfrey, Alexander

Chippendale family fonds

  • AM822
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1992

The fonds consists of records of Thomas Chippendale V, Barbara Chippendale, Sheyla Chippendale, and others; correspondence, genealogical material, clipping books, and photographs. Fonds also includes research material and correspondence concernin...

Chippendale family

James McIntosh fonds

  • AM104
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1889

The fonds consists of a letterbook of business correspondence, 1876-1889, for the most part connected with the business of the Shuswap Milling Company.

McIntosh, James

Emma Cripps fonds

  • AM100
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1890

The fonds consists of poetry on patriotic, religious, topical and sentimental themes.

Cripps, Emma

Cates family fonds

  • AM61
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1958

The fonds consists of a letterbook, ships' papers and photographs concerning the activities of Charles H. Cates and Sons Limited, as well as the autobiography of Captain C.H. Cates and manuscripts on family, maritime and Indian subjects by Ca...

Cates family

Henry Herbert Stevens fonds

  • AM69
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1935, 1966, 1968

The fonds consists of correspondence and other materials on East Indian immigration, 1912-1916; the Komagata Maru incident, 1914 and 1916; immigration matters other than East Indian, 1912-1925; Vancouver port facilities, 1913-1916; the drug proble...

Stevens, Henry Herbert

Mabel Payne fonds

  • AM364
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1953

The fonds consists of drafts of plays written for children, two unpublished novels, poetry and correspondence. As well, there are papers, clippings, musical scores, and albums of Payne's uncle, C.F. Abdy Williams.

Payne, Mabel

Robert Beaven collection

  • AM566
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1886

The collection consists of two scrapbooks entitled "Mark Twain's Adhesive Scrap Book" patented 1873. Both volumes consist of newspaper cuttings from the Victoria newspapers. They are mainly concerned with political disputes and ac...

Beaven, Robert

Bushnell family fonds

  • AM360
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1959

The fonds consists of field notes (1912-1921); maps and blueprints from Bushnell's work, particularly the Lillooet Mining District, 1928-1943; bills and receipts; clippings, correspondence and material related to schooling and military servic...

Bushnell, James Henry

Bentley family fonds

  • AM151
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1920

The fonds consists largely of correspondence, including personal letters written by members of Mrs. Bentley's family and professional letters written to and by Dr. Bentley. Includes Bentley's resignation letter following a report on pati...

Bentley family

Yale and New Westminster Pilotage Authority fonds

  • AM36
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1920

The fonds consists of a minute book containing full records of the membership and all the meetings of the Board of the Yale and New Westminster Pilotage Authority, 1879-1904, and of the Vancouver Pilotage Authority, 1904-1920. There are also paper...

Yale and New Westminster Pilotage Authority

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

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 Paci...

Price family

Assessment rolls for New Westminster and Vancouver assessment districts

  • AM619
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1913

Collection consists of copies of microfilmed assessment records of provincially administered lands: those that were not part of an incorporated municipality.Records document assessments from the New Westminster Land District (which between 1880 an...

British Columbia. Surveyor of Taxes

Brock House Society fonds

  • AM1555
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-2012

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of Brock House Society. Record types include correspondence, financial records, agreements and legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, reports, agendas, memorandums, newsletters, meet...

Brock House Society

Oppenheimer family fonds

  • AM108
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1915, 1931

The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records, legal records, published items and two scrapbooks containing correspondence, clippings, and photographs.

Oppenheimer family

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 re...

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

Ancient Order of United Workmen fonds

  • AM2
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1888

The fonds consists of a letterbook of Granville Lodge No. 29. Most of the correspondence deals with payment of dues and insurance claims involving Lodge 29 and the Grand Recorder in the Lodge at Portland, Oregon.

Ancient Order of United Workmen. Granville Lodge, No. 29

Findlay, Durham and Brodie collection

  • AM31
  • Fonds
  • 1882

Collection consists of a letter dated 13 October 1882 and a telegram dated 9 December 1882 from J.L. Raymur of the Burrard Inlet Fishing Company regarding insurance and salt supplies. Access copies in file.

Findlay, Durham and Brodie

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...

Vancouver Police Department fonds

  • VPD
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1991

Fonds consists of the following record series relating to the administrative and operational aspects of local policing:Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Police CommissionersPolice Commissioners general files, 1903-1937, series 181Board of Police Commissi...

Vancouver Police Department

Graveley family fonds

  • AM147
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1941

The fonds includes the undated, typewritten memoirs of Walter E. Graveley (covering the period ca. 1870 to ca. 1901); his real estate price book and business correspondence, 1884-1931; legal records; receipts dating from March 1886 for land bought...

Graveley family

Beatrice Williscroft fonds

  • AM820
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1990

The fonds consists of genealogical material on the Williscroft and McKenzie families; the daily journal of Christina Williscroft (1893-1894); correspondence, clippings, certificates, and other papers of Beatrice Williscroft.

Williscroft, Beatrice Rebecca Irene

Mitchell-Dwelly family fonds

  • AM504
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1960

The fonds consists of minutes of the Lynn Valley Institute, 1913-31; correspondence, 1917-1948; World War II memorabilia; postcards, 1935-38; certificate, 1883; unemployment insurance card, 1950; income tax return, 1949; hospitalization and insura...

Mitchell-Dwelly family

Randall Family collection

  • AM218
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1884

The collection consists of two letters written by C.J. Randall of Waldo, Oregon, to his children in Moodyville, B.C., on 8 August 1883 and 13 January 1884.

Randall family

New Westminster Board of Trade fonds : 1883-1961

  • AM440
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1975

The fonds consists of minutes, 1906-1961; letterbooks 1888-1909; financial records 1883-1917 for membership; annual reports 1897, 1949-1974; and clippings 1923-1925.

New Westminster Board of Trade

Deadman's Island land use Privy Council records collection

  • AM202
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1911

Collection consists of records arising from various legal proceedings regarding land rights and land use on Deadman's Island. Records include proceedings of an appeal case between the federal and provincial governments before the Privy Counc...

Great Britain. Privy Council

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. S...

Salsbury family

Henri Evariste Langis fonds

  • AM16
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1904

The fonds includes daybooks and accounts recording his practice from 1885-1891, 1893-1894, 1900, 1903-1904 (Volumes 1-10) and other miscellaneous records.

Langis, Henri Evariste

Robert Kerr fonds

  • AM35
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1885

The fonds consists of the ship's log, which includes entries from Liverpool to Panama, Panama to Victoria, Victoria to Burrard's Inlet, and San Juan Island.

Robert Kerr (Ship)

McFarlane family fonds

  • AM79
  • Fonds
  • 1884, 1904-1912, 1945-1947

The fonds consists of a notebook containing university notes on various subjects, and student teacher notes. There are also examples of examination papers, report cards, and private correspondence.

McFarlane family

First Presbyterian Church fonds

  • AM29
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1918

The fonds consists of original and photostat versions of a baptismal register, 1885-1918. There is a gap between April 1908 and July 1911.

First Presbyterian Church

Alfred Marmaduke Wastell collection

  • AM459
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1952

The collection consists of reminiscences composed by Wastell dealing with 19th century logging in B.C., First Nations peoples of Alert Bay and various place names on Vancouver Island.

Marmaduke Wastell, Alfred

John Sprott fonds

  • AM818
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1888, 1899

The fonds consists of two letterbooks (1885-1888, 1899) of outward letters from Sprott, Road Inspector, concerning road building and maintenance, primarily in the Lower Mainland.

Sprott, John Hardie

Wade family fonds

  • AM44
  • Fonds
  • 1758-1960; predominant 1885-1960

The fonds consists of private and official correspondence, photographs and maps, and a large number of published items and clippings. There are papers concerning the Yukon (1893-1959) and Dawson (1879-1902), the Alaska Boundary case (1902-1956), t...

Wade family

Henry Lyman Corey fonds

  • AM1268
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1946

The fonds consists of six scrapbooks that document Corey's time in office. Also present is an autograph book and a council minute book. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, invitations, announcements, and memorabilia.

Corey, Henry Lyman

Walter E. Frost fonds

  • AM1506
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1885] -1976; predominant 1919-1976

The fonds consists of family photographs and Frost's photographs of Vancouver city scenes; steam and diesel locomotives and other railway scenes; and ships in Vancouver harbours and docked at various Vancouver piers and wharves.

Frost, Walter E.

McGeer family fonds

  • AM958
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1987

The fonds consists of correspondence, certificates, and photographs relating to Gerald Gratton McGeer and his family.

McGeer family

Elizabeth Abbott fonds

  • AM753
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1967

The fonds consists of four letters written by William Hart-McHarg, the law partner of J.L.G. Abott, to Elizabeth Abbott; clippings and newspapers covering the wars; and photographs of McHarg in uniform. Fonds also consists of two photograph albums...

Abbott, Elizabeth Scott

F.C. Innes and Company fonds

  • AM38
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1899

The fonds consists of business correspondence, largely involving real estate transactions and inquiries. There are copies of several mortgages drawn up by the firm, and replies from Eastern Canada, the United States and Britain to various real est...

F.C. Innes and Company

Carnwath-Anderson family fonds

  • AM1335
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1972

Fonds consists mainly of photographs, ca. 1900 to 1966, of the C.H. Carnwath family and the W.S. Anderson family and their friends participating in various sporting and social activities. Also included are exteriors and interiors of houses, nurs...

Carnwath-Anderson family

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

Vancouver School Board fonds

  • VSB
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1999 ; predominant 1892-1966

Fonds consists of the following record series relating to the governance of Vancouver's public school district. --Vancouver (B.C.). School Board ----Annual financial reports, 1952-1956, 2 cm, series 127 ----Annual report...

Vancouver School Board

Elida Bell collection

  • AM5
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1887

Essays written at the Hastings Sawmill School, 22 November, 1886, and at the Oppenheimer Street School, 26 January, 1887, by Elida Bell, with annotations by Major J.S. Matthews.

Bell, Elida

Vancouver Waterworks Company fonds

  • AM63
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1886] - 1892

The fonds consists of a share register, estimates register, engineering report, a memorandum, prospectus and vote list of the Vancouver Waterworks Company. The fonds also includes a by-law proposing that the City of Vancouver acquire the assets of...

Vancouver Waterworks Company

Noelle A.C. Woods collection

  • AM898
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1985

The collection consists of a genealogy of the Woods family compiled by Noelle A.C. Woods and documents relating to the Haggman, Hutton, Dunsmuir and other families. The Woods family is widely ramified and several of them were born in Vancouver.

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 catalogue...

McGuigan family fonds

  • AM139
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1960

The fonds includes correspondence and other personal records; copies of reports (apparently from City of Vancouver records); Grouse Mountain Scenic Incline Railway Co. records, 1911-1935; miscellaneous maps and drawings; and photographs of the McG...

McGuigan family

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