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Judge A.S. McMorran collection

  • AM554
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1927

The collection consists of miscellaneous forms of Information and Complaint for an Indictable Offence, and forms of Information or of Complaint on Oath filed in the city of Vancouver 1905-1927; notes re unspecified case in Sapperton, B.C. involving Sadakichi Ogawa and the Oriental Trading Co., and Japanese language newspaper, "The Continental News" dated 24 December 1909, 28 December 1909, and 1 January 1910.

Stephen Golder collection

  • AM265
  • Item
  • 1928

The collection consists of a letter written to Stephen Golder by Will Ferris in November 1928 containing information about the S.S. "Beaver".

William Drake fonds

  • AM206
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1914; 1928

The fonds consists of business letter received by William Drake. Letters include: communications from John McClary and other McClary Manufacturing Company officials; letters from various business contacts following the announcement of his resignation; and a letter of appreciation from the A.C. Leslie and Company.

Drake, William E.

Old Contemptibles Association in Canada collection

  • AM921
  • Fonds
  • 1928

The collection consists of letters patent, under the seal of Fernand Rinfret, Secretary of State of Canada, incorporating the Old Contemptibles Association in Canada.

Old Contemptibles Association in Canada

William Curtis Shelly fonds

  • AM163
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1928

The fonds consists of three scrapbooks containing correspondence, photographs, advertising material, certificates and clippings pertaining to Shelly's business and political life.

Shelly, William Curtis

Collingwood Free Library and Bursill Institute collection

  • AM128
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1911-1928

The collection consists of two scrapbooks containing letters, clippings and photographs relating to the Collingwood Free Library and Bursill Institute ca. 1911-1928.

Collingwood Free Library and Bursill Institute

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, 1901 and 1907; photographs of Godfrey and his family and of a view of St. Paul's Indian Mission Church in North Vancouver; and newspapers The Atlin Claim, 1899-1909, The Klondike Nugget, 1900, and others, 1891-1909.

Godfrey, Alexander

Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club fonds

  • AM264
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1905, 1929

The fonds consists of records produced by the Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club. Records include programmes of dances, a photo of the Mount Pleasant Quadrille Club, and a minute book of the Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club. The minutebook contains minutes of Club meetings, lists of members, as well as three reports of the operations of the Fire Department of the City of Vancouver, No. 5 Fire Company.

Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club

Men's Musical Club of Vancouver fonds

  • AM191
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1929

The fonds includes a combined minute book-scrapbook, which also contains financial statements and a membership list. There are also programmes for concerts (1919-1929) and photographs of the members.

Men's Musical Club of Vancouver

Clarence Cunningham fonds

  • AM435
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1929

The fonds consists of three one-page payrolls from the Slocan region for mining operations at Pipeline, Wonderful Mine, Miller Creek, and Alamo Mill (1917-1920). There is also correspondence to Cunningham from the Van Roi Development Company, Silverton (1919) and from the C.C. Snowdon Oil Company, Calgary, Alberta (1923-1929).

Cunningham, Clarence

Clare Rhead fonds

  • AM74
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1927 - ca. 1939]

The fonds consists of materials compiled by Clare Rhead during the years 1935-1939, which were used in part in the preparation of Short History of Vancouver, a published book sponsored by the Archives Club of Templeton Junior High School. The fonds includes clippings, pamphlets, typescript articles and other materials.

Rhead, Clare

Vancouver Harbour Commissioners fonds

  • AM434
  • Fonds
  • 1929

The collection consists of mementos of the official opening of the Terminal Railway Subway in North Vancouver on 24 April 1929.

Vancouver Harbour Commissioners

Edwards family fonds

  • AM1403
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1901-1930]

Fonds contains correspondence, news clippings, photographes related to Edwards family.

Edwards family

6th Regiment Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles fonds

  • AM48
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1930

The fonds includes the correspondence of the regiment and its predecessors, 1891-1906 and 1913-1916. There are also bound minute books for the Mess Committee, 1909-1911, Officers Fund Association, 1900-1905, "C" Company, 1900-1914, and Headquarters Company, 1908-1920; financial records, 1896-1914; curricular materials, 1898-1899; an undated set of military lectures; a transcript of a hearing of insubordination against Sgt. Maj. John Turner, 1898; a Record of Officers' Services, 1893-1920 (up-dated to 1930 by Major J.S. Matthews); Regimental Orders, 1903-1908 and 1915-1917; Standing Mess Rules, 1912; and a roll of Regimental Trophy Winners, 1904-1909.

Canada. Militia. Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles, 6th

James Luke Quiney fonds

  • AM1584
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1914, 1930

The fonds consists of Quiney's photographs (negatives and prints) depicting people, homes and other scenes in Kitsilano, Coal Harbour, False Creek, Vancouver Island, Bowen Island, Lulu Island and elsewhere in British Columbia, as well as Halifax and Oregon. Includes views of vessels in Vancouver harbour.

Quiney, James Luke

Edward Arthur Morris collection

  • AM887
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1900-1930

The collection consists of material pertaining to E.A. Morris: biographical notes, letterhead and photographs.

Morris, Edward Arthur

Susan Allison fonds

  • AM433
  • Fonds
  • 1930

The fonds consists of Allison's manuscript recollections of life in the B.C. interior, 1860-1890.

Allison, Susan Louisa

Macauley, Nicolls, Maitland and Company Limited collection

  • AM415
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1930

The collection consists of J.P. Nicholls' address, "History of Real Estate Values in Vancouver" (1925), an 1899 newspaper advertisement, and a 1930 map of downtown Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

Macauley, Nicolls, Maitland and Company Limited

Grandview Sheet Metal Works Limited collection

  • AM262
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1931

Collection consists of a certificate of membership issued to the Grandview Sheet Metal Works Limited by the Canadian Manufacturers Association, and five photographs of displays exhibited by the company.

Grandview Sheet Metal Works Limited

Henry Hudson School Parent-Teacher Association fonds

  • AM185
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1931

The fonds consists of the Association's minutebook from its first meeting in 1919 up to June 1924; committee reports; and a handbook outlining the constitution of the Parent-Teacher Federation and Parent-Teacher Association.

Henry Hudson School Parent-Teacher Association

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

Point Atkinson Lighthouse fonds

  • AM37
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1931

The fonds consists of a diary kept by Walter Erwin, 1889, 1896, and 1900, and four volumes of logbooks kept by Thomas D. Grafton, 1910 - 1931.

Department of Marine-Lighthouse Service, Canada. Point Atkinson Lighthouse

Pollay Family fonds

  • AM160
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1931

The fonds consists of correspondence of the Pollay family pertaining to the Vancouver library and the death of George Pollay, and a photograph of Janet Pollay.

Pollay family

B.C. Art League fonds

  • AM168
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1931

The fonds consists of minutes, 1920-1931; an attendance book, 1926-1931; a scrapbook of clippings, 1921-1930; and a book of reproductions of woodcuts.

British Columbia Art League

Amy Edwards collection

  • AM378
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1931

The collection consists of various issues of "Store Topics", the internal employees' publication of David Spencer Limited.

Edwards, Amy

District One of the Vancouver Conservative Association fonds

  • AM239
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1931

The fonds consists of correspondence, draft constitutions, by-laws for the 1930 Constitution of the Vancouver Conservative Association (District One), and a list of members of the Association as of October 1929.

Vancouver Conservative Association. District One

Nathaniel Rolph fonds

  • AM155
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1931

The fonds consists of correspondence and various notes dating largely from World War I. There are also various official documents belonging to Rolph, as well as photographs, postcards and souvenir pamphlets.

Rolph, Nathaniel

L.D. Taylor family fonds

  • AM1477
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1932

Fonds consists of records of the Taylor and Pierce families. The fonds has been divided into three sousfonds according to the three dominant creators: L.D. Taylor sousfonds (1873-1946), Ted Taylor sousfonds (1919-1959), and the O.J. Pierce (1831 -1939) sousfonds. The fonds includes records relating to the professional activities of family members, including L.D. Taylor's mayoral career and newspaper and mining business interests; Ted Taylor's career as a journalist and Hollywood press agent; Ken Taylor's career as a journalist and his service in the Second World War; and O.J. Pierce's career as an architect and his American Civil War service. Records also document the relationships between family members, their financial affairs and property ownership, education, and activities in general. Records documenting the civic administration and development of Vancouver, 1896 to 1946, may be found in the L.D. Taylor sousfonds and in the Correspondence series of the Ted Taylor and Osborne J. Pierce sousfonds. Some records in the Ted Taylor sousfonds pertain to Mary Louise Taylor, and the Pierce, Beaton and Werbel families. The O.J. Pierce sousfonds includes some records created by Annie, Winifred and Caroline Pierce. Document types include correspondence, photographs, newspapers and clippings, notebooks, financial and legal records, business records, publications, reports, ephemera, architectural drawings, paintings and sketches, poetic works, book drafts, drama scripts, political cartoons, date books, note books, stock certificates and artifacts.

Taylor family, Louis Denison

James Hamilton collection

  • AM444
  • Fonds
  • 1932

The collection consists of carbon copies of a typescript draft of Hamilton's "Western Shores", which was a collection of stories and recollections of events relating to B.C. maritime history.

Hamilton, James

Littler and Sons fonds

  • AM158
  • Fonds
  • 1932

The fonds consists of a volume of accounts.

Littler and Sons

Samuel S. Magoffin fonds

  • AM1614
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1932

Fonds consists of ten films created by Samuel S. Magoffin in the 1920s and 1930s and two films created by George W. Goold in the 1960s. Subject matter of the Magoffin films includes the earth-moving activities of Magoffin’s company S.S. Magoffin & Co. Limited Railway Contractors during contracts with the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in Prince Rupert, and along the harbour in North Vancouver. Films also include footage of downtown Prince Rupert; family, friends, and social activities; Vancouver area scenery and attractions, including Grouse Mountain, Capilano Suspension Bridge, a parade downtown, a military parade and medals ceremony at Victory Square, and a rodeo at Hastings Park; Vancouver Fire Department vehicles; the Victoria, B.C. inner harbour; a dog show; a trip to Cuba; the 1930 Portland Rose Festival parade; the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles; as well as footage of the Magoffins’ home “Rockhaven,” its construction, and their golden retrievers. Goold family films consist of one film showing a childrens' performance and individuals exiting a church after a christening, and one film containing footage of a family trip to eastern Canada, including a visit to Expo '67 in Montreal, and various tourist attractions in South Dakota and Wyoming.

Magoffin, Samuel S.

Jung Boo Sum collection

  • AM871
  • Item
  • 1918-1932

The collection consists of a Chinese immigration certificate issued to Sum Jung Boo by the Immigration Branch, Department of the Interior, 1918, with subsequent stampings to 1932; includes photograph. The control of immigration of Asians into Canada has a long history in British Columbia. This certificate notes that "it is not an admission, that the party to whom it is issued, was ever legally admitted into Canada ...".

Velma Beryl Kipp photograph fonds

  • AM1413
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1932

Fonds consists of studio portraits of Velma from birth to young adulthood as well as portraits of children who lived in her neighbourhood.

Kipp, Velma Beryl

Vancouver City Creche fonds

  • AM124
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1932

The fonds consists of 7 record books and ledgers of the Vancouver City Creche.

Vancouver City Creche

Robert Barker fonds

  • AM357
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1933

Fonds consists of a certificate naming Robert Barker as Public Notary and photographs of Robert Barker, the Barker cemetery plot at Mountain View cemetery, and the 400 block of Homer Street.

Southcott family fonds

  • AM113
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1933

The fonds consists of family photographs; correspondence relating to the death of Private Charles Caldwell (nephew of Annie Southcott); legal papers relating to J.J. Southcott's apprenticeship in 1863; J.J. Southcott's Masonic certificate; miscellaneous pamphlets; and two prints and one painting.

Southcott family

Charles Busteed Fowler fonds

  • AM214
  • Fonds
  • 1825, 1874-1940

Fonds consists of records created and received by Fowler in his personal and professional life. Records include invitations, correspondence, notes by Fowler on his various experiences, biographical and genealogical notes, Fowler's will and parting letters to his wife, sketches, and other materials.

Fowler, Major Charles Busteed

John William Thomas Smith fonds

  • AM1427
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1934

Fonds consists of incoming letters from Smith's good friend Syd (Sidney Vernon) Harcourt relating primarily to Harcourt's adventures on his scrap gold buying and trading trips throughout Canada. The Harcourt family lived on Gilley Street in Burnaby during the 1920s and early 1930s.

Smith, John William Thomas

Cockfield, Brown and Company Limited collection

  • AM754
  • Item
  • 1934

The collection consists of a report on Traffic and Earnings of Proposed First Narrows Bridge which was prepared in March 1934 and sent to Robinson and Steinman, Consulting Engineers of New York the following month.

Robert Lyon collection

  • AM286
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1935

The collection consists of photocopies of an early theatre ticket from the "Globe Theatre" and an issue of the "Pacific Empress", a newspaper printed and published daily aboard C.P. steamships.

Lyon, Robert

Grouse Mountain Highway and Scenic Resort fonds

  • AM76
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1935

The fonds consists of four volumes of survey notes of G.P. Stirrett, 1926-1927; photographs of Grouse Mountain, the chalet and highway, and views of Vancouver, 1925-1926 ; Chinook Days by Tom MacInness, 1926, a book of stories published to mark the opening of the resort; the prospectus, 1925, and publicity materials, 1925-1933; business correspondence, 1924-1935; financial statements, 1925 - 1935; a record of toll-free passes, 1933-1935; and a visitor's book, 1933.

Grouse Mountain Highway and Scenic Resort

Louis McDonald fonds

  • AM134
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1935

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of clippings, speeches and letters kept by Alderman McDonald from 1933-1935 concerning the building of the new Vancouver City Hall.

McDonald, Louis Drummond

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 are organised into six series and organized by title: Account books; Correspondence; Miscellaneous papers and notebooks; Records and account books for related firmes; Wo Fung Company records and Photographs.

Sam Kee Company

Chinese Students' Athletic Association fonds

  • AM1028
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1935

Fonds consists of a receipt book for the Chinese Students' Athletic Association's soccer club and 15 miscellaneous invoices, statements, receipts, etc.

Chinese Students' Athletic Association

James Williams fonds

  • AM574
  • Fonds
  • 1914-[ca. 1935]

The fonds consists of a legal precedent book, 1921-1935 and two case notebooks, 1914-1920.

Williams, James Barclay

Jessie Hall fonds

  • AM97
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1935

The fonds consists of various items in a scrapbook. These include clippings; programmes and invitations to commemorate special events; photographs (some of V.O.N. nurses); and correspondence.

Hall, Jessie Columbia

Margaret A. Pooley fonds

  • AM1473
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1906-1935]

The fonds consists of two drawing books from Normal School, a scrapbook and a recipe book.

Pooley, Margaret A.

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