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Burrard Literary Club fonds

  • AM257
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1904

The fonds consists of records created and received by the Burrard Literary Club. Records include the club's constitution, membership lists, correspondence, receipts, and minutes of meetings. Minutes list topics of debate, including: women's suffrage, Asian labour in Canada, socialism, phrenology, capital punishment, local political and economic issues, and other topics.

Burrard Literary Club

Alexander J. Stuart collection

  • AM196
  • Fonds
  • 1905

The collection consists of a writ of Summons and two letters concerned with an attempt by Dr. Stuart to collect his fees for medical aid rendered to an injured employee of the Great Northern Railway.

Stuart, Alexander J.

Voight family fonds

  • AM183
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1905

The fonds consists of legal papers and a tracing paper map submitted to the courts as evidence to support the claim of Emil F. Voight and his wife Mary to certain mineral lands on Copper Mountain in the Similkameen.

Voight family

George Robertson Gordon collection

  • AM436
  • Item
  • 1862-1905

The collection consists of a diary kept between 1862 and 1905 by an unidentified person, who travelled extensively around the world working at various jobs, including gold mining, prospecting and farming. This person worked in South Africa, California and the Pacific Northwest.

Hastings Sawmill Company fonds

  • AM27
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1905

The fonds consists of a letterbook (1870), including invoices, company store accounts receivable, statements of lumber shipped on various vessels and records of lumber sawn at the mill; agreement for sale of the B.C. and Vancouver Island Spar, Lumber and Sawmill Co., May 31, 1869; Journal of Vessels Loading/Foreign Orders, 1899-1905; summaries of tonnage; and a short history of B.C. Mills, Timber and Trading Company.

Hastings Saw Mill Company

Mrs. George T. Smith collection

  • AM174
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1905

The collection consists of nine cartoons from "The Warder" dated 15 April and 10 June 1893:
1) He is not an Englishman
2) Poor Paddy
3) Faust-up to date
4) Old Mother Hubbard
5) Punctured
6) Robbing the Coach
7) New Partners in an Old Game
8) Mr. Morley hauls down the Union Jack
9) Real Irish Legislators!
There is also a copy of "The Perth Courier" dated 30 June 1905.

Dorothy Burnett collection

  • AM348
  • Item
  • 1905

The collection consists of an Agreeement of Sale for the north half of Lot 1 of Block 5 of District Lot 185.

Granville Townsite collection

  • AM839
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1905

The collection consists of copies of documents concerning Granville townsite, and subsequent contention between the City of Vancouver, the Province of British Columbia, and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. The documents may have been presented in an action before the Supreme Court in 1905.

Gammage Family collection

  • AM329
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1906

The collection consists of a wedding invitation, letter of sympathy from the Fernie Liberal Association, and appointment of Mrs. Martha Gammage as postmaster.

Gammage family

James Pilkington fonds

  • AM1024
  • Fonds
  • 1906

Fonds consists of a photocopy of a letter sent to James Pilkington by his nephew, Alf, in 1906, outlining conditions in Vancouver and the position of City Accountant; and a typewritten transcript of the letter.

Pilkington, James

New Westminster Agency of the Department of Lands and Works fonds

  • AM94
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1906

The fonds consists of notices, indentures and other legal documents from the files of the New Westminster Agency of the Department of Lands and Works. The majority of the documents are concerned with mining claims in the area of Texada Island.

British Columbia. Department of Lands and Works. New Westminster Agency

Annie Yates (nee Ansell) collection

  • AM116
  • Fonds
  • 1836-1907

Collection consists of three volumes. The first is a diary, "The Newcastle Memorandum-Book and Register of the Northern Counties", 1836, which contains various entries, made later, by William Yates, and referring to his work on the railroad in the U.S. and Canada 1892, 1902. The second volume is a collection of "Rhymes & Sketches to illustrate the Cleveland Dialect" by Mrs. G.M. Tweddell, 1875. The third volume is an "International Official Souvenir, Tenth Biennial Convention, Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America", 1907.

Yates, Annie

S.S. Alpha fonds

  • AM701
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1907

The fonds consists of a bound book, which lists the repairs and maintenance carried out for the Alpha between 1894 and 1900. In addition, a section of the volume records a household account covering 1906 and 1907.

Alpha (ship)

Vancouver Courthouse collection

  • AM794
  • Fonds
  • 1907

The collection consists of photocopies of a foundation plan, elevation and sectional drawings to the Vancouver Courthouse, drawn by F.M. Rattenbury. The drawings are prints of the old courthouse that have been reproduced in a book "Francis Rattenbury and B.C.: Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age".

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

Katherine Ferrie fonds

  • AM223
  • Fonds
  • 1907

Fonds consists of one notebook entitled Visiting List. The volume contains an alphabetical listing of individuals. Some entries also contain notations indicating what appear to be 'at home days,' or the days women chose to remain at home to receive visitors.

Ferrie, Katherine

Smith Family collection

  • AM87
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1907

Collection consists of two Anglican confirmation certificates. The first is for William Henry Smith, confirmed in 1899 in Peterborough by the Bishop of Toronto. The second is for Charles Henry Smith, confirmed in 1907, by the Bishop of Calgary.

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).

Charles F. Smith fonds

  • AM1642
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1908

The fonds consists of Smith's photographs of Vancouver scenery and buildings, including scenes of Bowen Island, Lynn Canyon and Stanley Park.

Smith, Charles F.

Howe Sound Hotel fonds

  • AM143
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1908

The fonds consists of the Howe Sound Hotel guest register.

Howe Sound Hotel

Vancouver Pipers' Society collection

  • AM662
  • Item
  • ca. 1908

The collection consists of a photocopy of a certificate dated 1909 raising the subscription fee for the membership in the society to $3. It was drawn by W. Hutchison.

William Hailstone fonds

  • AM119
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1908

The fonds consists of two price lists and maps showing lots owned by William Hailstone; an indenture between the C.P.R. and Hailstone; and copies of the wills of William Hailstone and his wife, Catherine.

Hailstone, William

Burrard Hotel fonds

  • AM777
  • Fonds
  • 1908

The fonds consists of an account book and work regulations of the Burrard Hotel.

Burrard Hotel

Emily Pauline Johnson collection (I)

  • AM598
  • Item
  • 1908

The collection consists of a four-page letter written to Ellen M. Webber of Ottawa. It describes Johnson's ill-health after a sea voyage and her recent visit with the recipient of the letter. The letter contains an additional note suggesting that the letter was written in April 1908. However, Johnson was in London, England, when she wrote the letter and she was not in London in April 1908.

Thomas Kilpatrick fonds

  • AM293
  • Fonds
  • 1903; 1909; reproduced [1973?]

The fonds consists of photocopies of records created and received by Thomas Kilpatrick as a result of his work in fundraising for the Hector Memorial project. Records include: correspondence, lists, accounts, a copy of the monument's inscription, and a letter from Kilpatrick's son, Thomas Donald Kilpatrick, describing his father's involvement in the Hector Memorial.

Kilpatrick, Thomas

Crickmay and Bermingham fonds

  • AM164
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1909

The fonds consists of a ledger listing goods in bonded warehouses.

Crickmay and Bermingham

Fruit Magazine Publishing Company fonds

  • AM1023
  • Fonds
  • 1909

Fonds consists of a book of minutes for the first five meetings of the company. Content is mostly of an organizational nature.

Fruit Magazine Publishing Company

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.

Norman Wright collection

  • AM1011
  • Fonds
  • 1909

The collection consists of a cheque signed by Robert Service drawn on the Canadian Bank of Commerce payable to Gault Brothers Ltd.

C.F. Chapman fonds

  • AM1679
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1909

The fonds consists of Chapman's photographs of friends in the bookbinding and publishing business, as well as Vancouver scenery.

Chapman, Charles Frederick

Leslie R. Grant collection

  • AM399
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1909

The collection consists of three catalogues from David Spencer Limited dated 1902, 1904 and 1908.

Klondike Steamer collection

  • AM1142
  • Item
  • ca. 19--

Collection consists of a single plan depicting structural details of the vessel.

Sheriff of the County of Westminster fonds

  • AM862
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1910

The fonds consists of a ledger of receipts and payments for marriage licences and maintenance of prisoners, kept by T. J. Armstrong, Sheriff of the County of Westminster.

County of Westminster. Sheriff

Fraser Mills collection

  • AM312
  • Item
  • 1910

The collection consists of a census book of Fraser Mills dated 1910.

Fred Thurston fonds

  • AM1398
  • Fonds
  • 1890, 1909-1910

Fonds contains legal records pertaining to land purchased by Andrew Anderson in 1890 and sold to Fred Thurston in 1909. Fonds also includes a property tax assessment for the land for 1910. The land involved was D.L. 301, block 80, lots 16 and 17, located at the junction of New Westminster Road (now Kingsway), St. Catherine's Street and 18th Avenue.

Thurston, Fred

Mrs. F.E. Scott collection

  • AM481
  • Item
  • 1910

The collection consists of a scrapbook of magazine clippings, mostly images of local Vancouver sites. A few photographs of early Vancouver are included, as are salmon can labels (3 large + 1 narrow in file 4).

Eastern Townships Bank collection

  • AM207
  • Item
  • 1910

The collection consists of a petition to establish a branch of the Eastern Townships Bank, a list of some 150 signatures dated 23 May 1910. The Eastern Townships Bank was petitioned and established a branch in Kitsilano in 1910 at 4th Avenue and Yew Street. In 1912 the bank was absorbed by the Canadian Bank of Commerce.

Garden, Hermon and Burwell fonds

  • AM12
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1910

The fonds consists of correspondence, memoranda, specifications, drawings, and support documents concerning the construction of the Vancouver Street Railway in 1889-1890; receipts and invoices 1893-1899; 1910 correspondence between the Property Owners of Hastings Townsite and the Provincial Health Department relating to proposed location of the Isolation Hospital; and a copy, 1910, of an agreement between property holders and promoters of an electric tramway.

Garden, Hermon and Burwell, Provincial Land Surveyors

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

T. Matsumoto Company fonds : 1900-1910

  • AM473
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [ca. 1975]

The fonds consists of notebook, receipts and bills of the T. Matsumoto Company.

T. Matsumoto Company

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

Edward Odlum fonds

  • AM190
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1910

The fonds consists of minute books of the Imperial Steamship Company Limited, 1890-1895, and the Grandview Progress Association, 1907-1910; correspondence; photographs; maps; and published items.

Odlum, Edward

Vancouver Opera House collection

  • AM677
  • Item
  • 1909-1911

The collection consists of a large scrapbook of newspaper clippings relating primarily to the Vancouver Opera House. The clippings are advertisements for shows and theatre sections from various Vancouver papers describing the events held in the Opera House.

William May Fraser collection

  • AM830
  • Fonds
  • 1911

The collection consists of steward, reception committee and judge ribbons for the Annual Scottish Games, 1911.

Costain family fonds

  • AM1392
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1911

Fonds consists of a letter of recommendation for James Ernest Costain and a bound record book relating to the Dundas Methodist Church Sunday School. The record book also has entries relating to the Hastings Sunday School and Methodist Church.

Costain 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

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 Council regarding Deadman's Island, a volume of maps presented as exhibits in this appeal, and a report of the Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council regarding this appeal. Collection also includes a judgement of the Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council on the appeal of the City of Vancouver vs. the Vancouver Lumber Company (and Theodore Ludgate) and on an appeal from the Court of Appeal of British Columbia. Also included is a receipt for the forwarding of legal documents to the Registrar of the Privy Council in England and correspondence pertaining to the island's lease.

Great Britain. Privy Council

Richard H. Trueman fonds

  • AM1589
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1911

The collection consists of photographs by Trueman of scenes on the Canadian Pacific Railway route, the Yoho Valley, Banff, Lake Louise, Blackfeet Indians, the Northwest Territories, Steveston, Vancouver and Victoria.

Trueman, Richard Henry

J.A. Byron collection

  • AM92
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1911

Collection consists of two scrapbooks compiled by Alfred Hood. The first is a child's school notebook dated 1839. The clippings are varied, a few dates, 1904-1905, 1911, are given. The second is a cashbook dated 1860. The clippings are largely of Toronto, Ottawa and Winnipeg dated 1895-1899.

Walter Erwin collection

  • AM208
  • Item
  • 1911

The collection consists of a letter dated 21 March 1911 from the Mayor's secretary to Walter Erwin, requesting his attendance at City Council's meeting to receive a Long Service medal; the address, dated 27 March 1911, was signed and delivered by Louis D. Taylor on behalf of the Minister of Marine and Fisheries, at the presentation of the medal.

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