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Gastown Merchants' Association fonds

  • AM565
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1975

The fonds consists of minutes, newsletters, notices of meetings, posters and other promotional brochures for the Gastown Merchants' Association; correspondence, mostly between the city government, the United Fruit Growers and Al Bowen; and plans.

Gastown Merchants' Association

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 City Archivist at the time, and therefore do not form a personal collection. The records relate to the ancestors of George Vancouver and his family connection to the van Coeverden family of the town of Coevorden in the Netherlands.

The collection consists of photographs, prints, magazine articles, pamphlets, maps and plans. Most of the material has been reproduced from various repositories in Europe.

Queen Sinclair collection

  • AM385
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1975

The collection consists of a biographical note on Marion Ray and the Primrose Club of Vancouver, as well as the Constitution of the Marion Ray Primrose Conservative Club.

Sinclair, Queen

Rod Snyder et. al. collection

  • AM838
  • Item
  • 1975

"A Study of Point Grey Municipality [1908-1929]", for U.B.C. History Course 404. Submitted by R. Snyder, M. Killam, G. Ingster, M. Nelson, M. Chamberlain, L. Gordon, B. Koehn. Emphasis on political history, disposal of C.P.R. land grant, architecture, and distribution of houses, Shaughnessy Heights planning and development; and public schools and recreational facilities.

Committee of Progressive Electors fonds

  • AM529
  • Fonds
  • 1976

The fonds consists of the constitution, policy statements, and miscellaneous electioneering materials regarding the 1976 election.

Committee of Progressive Electors

C. Edward McDonnell collection

  • AM391
  • Fonds
  • 1976

The collection consists of photocopies of Dr. McDonnell's manuscript entitled "The Era of Unorganized Medicine in Vancouver, 1862-1900" and "The Vancouver Medical Association, 1900-1950".

McDonnell, C. Edward

Margaret Andrews collection

  • AM404
  • Item
  • 1976

The collection consists of Margaret Andrews' essay entitled "Boosterism and Makeshift Government: Vancouver's Public Health Services 1886-1888", which was presented to a graduate history seminar at U.B.C. in April 1976.

Andrews, Margaret

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.

Areta Sanders collection

  • AM402
  • Fonds
  • 1976

The collection consists of Mrs. Sanders' essay, "To Consider the Proposal to Amalgamate the City and District of North Vancouver and whether this has been proved an unworkable proposition", written for a local history course at Capilano College in 1976.

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

James Robison fonds

  • AM1002
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1976

The fonds consists of biographical files as well as reports and photographs documenting civic events and the activities of the Permits and Licenses Department of the City of Vancouver.

Robison, James

Gillian Roberts collection

  • AM401
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1976

The collection consists of two student essays, "The Point Atkinson Lighthouse" and "The Burrard Inlet Pilotage 1879-1920 and the Caulfeild Pilot Station". There is also a photocopy of an indenture transferring Caulfeild lands in 1912.

Roberts, Gillian

Commonwealth Historic Resource Management Ltd. fonds

  • AM957
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1976

The fonds consists of correspondence, research notes, newsclippings, sketches, photographs and photograph worksheets relating to historic buildings in Vancouver, B.C.

Commonwealth Historic Resource Management

Gisela Behm fonds

  • AM630
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1976

The fonds consists of newspaper and magazine articles on Garibaldi Park and the Diamond Head chalet, and correspondence with various government agencies about preserving the chalet and activities in the area.

Behm, Gisela

Municipal History Society fonds

  • AM715
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1976

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, notes and published items. There are papers from J.T. Cork relating to Cassiar and Hastings-Sunrise area issues; records from the Lower Mainland Metro Council of Ratepayers; notes and correspondence of Mrs. Alice Mackenzie documenting her protests over property assessment practices; records of the Vancouver Central Council of Ratepayers; and cassette tape recordings of interviews.

Municipal History Society (Vancouver, B.C.)

Vancouver Area Council of the New Democratic Party fonds

  • AM999
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1976

The fonds consists of partial series of VAC committee minutes, plus subject files on issues relating to political issues at the civic level. Included are reports from other agencies, clippings and other material used by the VAC in formulating their plans and policy.

New Democratic Party. Vancouver Area Council

John William Whittaker collection

  • AM389
  • Item
  • 1976

The collection consists of a reminiscence entitled "My Sixty (60) Years in the Forest Industry".

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.)

Tom Grant fonds

  • AM1659
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1976

Fonds consists of photographs showing primarily views of downtown Vancouver including prominent buildings, aerial views, commercial and residential properties, as well as the Larwill Park area, and the phases of construction for the former Westcoast Transmission building at 1333 West Georgia Street. The fonds also includes a few photographs from over Vancouver locations, including along Broadway and aerial views of different parts of the city.

Hector McArthur collection

  • AM400
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1976

The collection consists of McArthur's manuscript, "West of the Rockies", and another essay "The Depression and the Midland-Pacific Grain Terminal".

McArthur, Hector

Kitsilano Information Centre Society fonds

  • AM642
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1976

The fonds consists of administrative and information records for various groups associated with the Centre. These include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, newsletters, agendas, and photographs.

Kitsilano Information Centre Society

Andrea B. Smith collection

  • AM405
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1976

The collection consists copies of essays written by Smith on the origins of the Non Partisan Association civic political party, and the history of Mount Pleasant.

David Engleman fonds

  • AM1461
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1976

Fonds consists of records documenting the musical career of David Engleman, as well as those of friends and associates.

The fonds includes recordings of performances by bands in which David Engleman was a member, including Brain Damage and Ridge Runner. The audio recordings were made at various locations in British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta.

Engleman, David

Vancouver Metal Trades Council fonds

  • AM558
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1976

The fonds consists of minutes from 1911-1950 and 1960- 1973; collective agreements with Burrard Dry Dock, 1968-1976; and minutes and constitution of the Metal Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, 1966.

Vancouver Metal Trades Council

United Nations Conference on Human Settlements fonds

  • AM337
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1976

The fonds consists mainly of records relating to the Conference, but also contains some pertaining to Habitat Forum (mainly newsclippings and publications). It includes planning papers, miscellaneous official publications, reports of individual countries, reports of international organizations, planning papers for the conference from the Vancouver City Clerk's Department, delegate information, photographs of delegates, newspaper clippings, originals of entries submitted to a Habitat poster competition, and conference banners.

United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (1976 : Vancouver, B.C.)

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.

Dominion Map and Blueprint Company fonds

  • AM738
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1976

This fonds consists of three files: miscellaneous correspondence and notes; Sectional Map and Street Directory for 1954, 1957, 1958; Street Index for Maps, Sectional Map and Street Directory for 1958, 1963, 1965, 1966; as well as a large number of maps, in draft and published forms.

Dominion Map Limited (Vancouver, B.C.)

McNair-Fraser Lumber Company collection

  • AM842
  • Item
  • 1976

The collection consists of a manuscript containing a history of the McNair-Fraser Lumber Company, Vancouver, by David M. Rees-Thomas. In 1906, the McNair Timber Company was incorporated in Vancouver. The timber limits were located in what is now the British Properties of West Vancouver. In 1907, a logging railway was begun by the company and during the same year a partnership was entered into with Russell L. Fraser and the new corporation was known as the McNair-Fraser Lumber Company Ltd. By 1918, the company was out of existence. Robert McNair continued to work in the industry as president of Robert McNair Shingle Company Ltd.

British Columbia Dentists' Wives' Association, Vancouver Branch fonds

  • AM602
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1977

The fonds consists of constitution and by-laws, minutes (1951-1968), agendas, executive and committee reports, membership and officers' lists, copies of the group's publication, "The Amalgamator" and two scrapbooks detailing the history of the Association, with clippings, certificates, photographs, invitations and newsletters.

British Columbia Dentists' Wives' Association. Vancouver Branch

Bernard Leitch Johnson fonds

  • AM607
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1977

The fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, notes, photographs and pamphlets relating to Johnson's education, career, writings and organizations in which he was involved. Fonds also includes a plan for the Leitch-Johnson log carriers.

Johnson, Bernard Dodds Leitch

Beatrix Caple fonds

  • AM1080
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1977

The fonds consists of records both generated and acquired by Bice Caple. Included are personal correspondence and ephemera; records, general information and production programs of the Dominion Drama Festival, Playhouse Theatre Centre, Canadian Conference of the Arts, Vancouver International Festival and the Vancouver Children's Theatre; photographs of various performance casts; and clippings relating to reviews of productions in which Bice Caple acted. The records are organized into nine series and listed alphabetically by series title.

Caple, Beatrix

Urban Design Centre fonds

  • AM989
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1977; predominant 1971-1976

The fonds consists of subject and administrative files containing minutes, notes, memos, correspondence, reports and miscellaneous background information from other agencies, project files, project plans, drawings and sketches.

Urban Design Centre

Shannon Park area collection

  • AM1324
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1977

The collection consists of two files of correspondence, petitions and newsclippings documenting efforts to preserve Shannon Park as a community park. The first file pertains to work carried out by the Shannon Park Area Improvement Association (1941-1949) and the second covers efforts of area residents (1977).

Shannon Park Area Improvement Association

Olof Seaholm collection

  • AM689
  • Item
  • 1977

The collection consists of a typescript entitled "Sweden's Contribution to Canada". The volume is about 100 pages. The writing consists of biographical and historical entries about people, buildings and clubs who were part of the Swedish community in B.C.

Vancouver Elementary School Teachers' Association fonds : 1914-1977

  • AM994
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1988

The fonds consists of minutes of the executive meetings, general meetings and the Salary Subsidy Fund Committee. There are also copies of the Association's account books, 1926-1970.

Vancouver Elementary School Teachers' Association

Anne Angus fonds

  • AM351
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1977

The fonds consists of biographical material and notes prepared for the publication "Children's Aid Society of Vancouver, B.C."; files relating to Laura Holland and the Children's Aid Society, the Social Planning Committee of the Community Chest and Council of Greater Vancouver, 1950-1954, and the Canadian Welfare Council, 1950-1954; articles by Henry Forbes Angus; and a photocopy of his "My First Seventy-Five Years".

Angus, Anne Margaret

Grandview-Woodland Park Area Council fonds

  • AM981
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1977

The fonds consists of reports, surveys, and minutes of the Grandview-Woodland Park Area Council, and records relating to the United Community Services, the City of Vancouver Department of Social Planning and Development and affiliated social planning and community development agencies.

Grandview-Woodland Park Area Council

Donald Gutstein collection

  • AM562
  • Fonds
  • 1977

The collection consists of a letter and photocopied manuscript entitled "Notes Towards a History of the Ward System in Vancouver".

Gutstein, Donald

David Gibson collection

  • AM867
  • Item
  • 1977

The collection consists of an analysis of the 1930 Voters' List by ward and poll, compiled by David Gibson.

Whitford VanDusen fonds

  • AM710
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1977

The fonds consists of biographical material; a transcript of a 1969 interview with VanDusen by D. K. Coupar; correspondence and a share agreement between VanDusen and MacMillan; personal photographs and some clippings, 1962-1977.

VanDusen, Whitford Julian

Norah Kathleen Bole collection

  • AM472
  • Item
  • 1977

The collection consists of a one-page typescript memoir written in 1977 by Mrs. Bole about her father, John McAllister.

Gerald Harris collection

  • AM594
  • Fonds
  • 1977

The collection consists of these three bulletins and the related notes and references. A photograph of salmon gaffed in 1911 from China Creek is located in the photograph collection under CVA 588.

Harris, Gerald

Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia fonds

  • AM319
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1977

The fonds includes notices to members, correspondence, committee files, subject files and nautical charts. Also included are the minutes of the Vancouver Chamber of Shipping, and the Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia; various files, including many on pilotage and two on the removal of Ripple Rock; and circulars, agreements, and submissions.

Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia

Jack Wasserman fonds

  • AM1514
  • Fonds
  • [1929]-1977; predominant 1954-1977

Fonds consists of records created by Jack Wasserman during the course of his journalism career at the Vancouver Sun and personal records created during and before that time. Consists of four series: Clippings, comprised of Jack Wasserman's columns and clippings scrapbooks; Columns index, comprised of cross-references for Wasserman's columns 1969-1977; Personal files, comprised of business and personal correspondence and miscellaneous documents; and Photographs, gathered for personal and business purposes.

Jack Wasserman

Marjorie C. Moore collection

  • AM587
  • Item
  • 1977

The manuscript is a study of prostitution in Vancouver using primarily the Police Court calendars and Board of Health minutes.

Kitsilano Community Forum fonds

  • AM998
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1978

The fonds consists of constitution and bylaws, minutes, reports, mailing lists, and letter of agreement of the Kitsilano Community Forum.

Kitsilano Community Forum

John Davidson fonds

  • AM505
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1978

The fonds consists of typescripts and notes to public addresses delivered by Davidson on a number of topics, 1912-1951; scientific notes on botany; religious notes on Davidson's work with the Baptist Church, 1934-1945; typescript essays; correspondence; scrapbooks of clippings 1897- 1975; and photographs.

Davidson, John

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