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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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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.

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

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...

Grassie Jewellers fonds

  • AM971
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1909

The fonds consists of Grassie's store ledger for the period 1891-1892 and 1902-1904, as well as photographs of W.H. Grassie and his wife and views of the store.

Grassie, W.H.

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

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 ...

Winterbottom, Keith

City of Vancouver fonds

  • COV
  • Fonds
  • 1886-present

The fonds consists of records made or received by the City of Vancouver and its various departments and offices, including boards and agencies that report directly to the City, as well as the records of the Municipality of Point Grey and the Munic...

Vancouver (B.C.)

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 Inquisit...

County Court of New Westminster fonds

  • AM200
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1898

The fonds consists of a procedure book of the County Court of New Westminster (1886); a Summons to Juror (1892); papers concerning two cases: Barker vs. Boucher, 1891-1892, and Crosbie vs. Barker, 1892; and several letters addressed to A.E. Beck E...

British Columbia. County Court of New Westminster

Irma Gordon fonds

  • AM1366
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1886] - 1911 and 1961

The fonds consists of correspondence, a Christmas card and photographs.

Gordon, Irma

Henry Whittaker fonds

  • AM315
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1971

The fonds consists of correspondence, including a section on stamp collecting, medical records, personal documentation, and clippings.

Whittaker, Henry

A.W. Phair fonds

  • AM1630
  • Fonds
  • 1886, 1902

The fonds consists of Phair's photographs of scenery in Lillooet.

Phair, Arthur William Armit

John Leask fonds : 1886

  • AM40
  • Fonds
  • 1886

The fonds consists of Leask's diary, which includes personal expense accounts and references to the daily progress of the surveying.

Leask, John

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...

Greer, Samuel

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 J...

British Columbia. Legislative Assembly

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. ...

Hall, Frank Elmer

Dominion Day Celebration Committee fonds

  • AM47
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1904

The fonds contains four volumes of minutes of the Dominion Day Celebration Committee, 1890-1900; included with the minutes are financial statements, reports of the sub-committees, and programme discussions. Relevant clippings are also attached thr...

Dominion Day Celebration Committee

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 ...

Begg, Alexander

Dominion Express Company fonds

  • AM204
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1916; 1965-1967

Fonds consists of various records of the Dominion Express Company. Fonds includes receipt books, a rate book, a letterpress book of outgoing correspondence, and miscellaneous letterhead, envelopes, receipt stubs, ledger sheets, brochures, and oth...

Dominion Express Company

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

Gordon Brown fonds

  • AM376
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1984

The fonds consists of biographical information, correspondence, clippings, a minute book of the Greater Vancouver Communities Council, minutes of the Beach Avenue Memorial Association, a scrapbook, cake tops, maps, publications, tapes and photogra...

Brown, Stephen Gordon

Native Daughters of British Columbia, Post No. 1 fonds

  • AM467
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1972

The fonds consists of "Historian's Books" (1919-1972), which record club activities. A few photographs are found in these scrapbooks. There are also records of meetings of the Post's Auxiliary to the Victorian Order of Nurses ...

Native Daughters of British Columbia. Post No. 1 (Vancouver, B.C.)

Sidney Williams fonds

  • AM487
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1889

The fonds consists of a notebook kept by Sidney Williams between 1887 and 1889. There are six pages of a diary describing a train trip made from Halifax to Tacoma, a two page game list for nine months of 1888 and notes and drawings of various sur...

Williams, Sidney

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

Vancouver Board of Trade fonds

  • AM300
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1988

The fonds consists of minute books, correspondence, subject files, briefs and reports, scrapbooks, pamphlets, books, tapes, photographs and slides, reference materials, etc. There are also files relating to the Pacific Northwest Trade Association ...

Vancouver Board of Trade

John Roberts fonds : 1887-1890

  • AM387
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [19--]

The fonds consists of Roberts' diary kept between 1887 and 1890, which records family and business affairs.

Roberts, John Hugh

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

Poster portrait of Queen Victoria from first CPR train

  • : 1980-252.1
  • Item
  • 1887

Item consists of the portrait which adorned the headlight of C.P.R. 374, a 44 x 57 cm coloured poster of Queen Victoria, bordered with scenes depicting aspects of her reign. On May 23, 1887 - the eve of Queen Victoria's birthday in the Go...

Mountain View [Cemetery] tombstone inscriptions (alphabetical) : 1887-1983

  • AM1377
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1983; Transcribed 1978-1983. Microfilmed Aug. 1986

Fonds consists of filmed index cards which indicate tombstone inscriptions, section location of tombstones, and name cross references, where relevant. Tombstone inscriptions vary, where indicated the birth and death dates of the buried individual...

British Columbia Genealogical Society

Alfred Holmes fonds

  • AM810
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1963

The fonds consists of the papers of A. R. C. Holmes, including correspondence, school records, sketchbooks, drawings and cartoons, publications, greeting cards, and photographs of various regions in B.C. Also included are original cartoons by Al ...

Holmes, Alfred Robertson Casswell

James Crookall fonds

  • AM640
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1960

The fonds consists of publications relating to the Vancouver Photographic Society; issues of The British Journal Photographic Almanac (1927, 1933-1939); and James Crookall's photographs depicting Vancouver scenery, streets and buildings, fish...

Crookall, James

Edward Alexander Wilson fonds

  • AM1587
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1980

The fonds consists of journals, correspondence, vital events records, photographs, stocks and shares, personal documents, and collected publications. The journals document Mr. Wilson's travels to Canada, British Columbia, and the Yukon, his ...

Wilson, Edward Alexander

Sam Kee Company fonds

  • AM571
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1935

The fonds consists of the correspondence and financial records of the Sam Kee Company and of related firms and operations. Fonds includes photographic portraits of Chinese families and individuals, school groups, and the Chang family. The records...

Sam Kee Company

Adrien Mansvelt collection

  • AM247
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1975

Collection consists of information acquired by Adrien Mansvelt, the Consul General of the Netherlands stationed in Vancouver in the early 1970s. The records were largely collected on behalf of the City of Vancouver Archives in agreement with the C...

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

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