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Caple family collection

  • AM535
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1940

The collection consists of a school letter from Norman Caple to his mother in 1873, a Kitsilano Co-operative Society passbook, 1938-1944 re Edith Caple's transactions in the Co-op, and newsclippings re Caple family, 1934 and 1940.

Caple family

Dr. Frank C. McTavish collection

  • AM537
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1940

The collection consists of correspondence re condolences on Dr. McTavish's death in 1936; St. John Ambulance Association honourary life membership, 1909; annual reports of the Women's Institute's Hospital Association for Crippled Children, 1925 and 1926; an annual report for the Crippled Children's Hospital, 1939; a postcard; an unpublished biography, 1940; and a copy of the Vancouver Sun dated 30 November 1929 re the Crippled Children's Hospital.

McTavish, Dr. Frank C.

Hubbard Construction and Chimney Company fonds

  • AM733
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1940

The fonds consists of blueprints for the spark arrester and some construction work carried out by Hubbard; a patent for the spark arrester, 1940; letters of reference from companies who had engaged in Hubbard's company; and photographs depicting construction of various projects.

Hubbard Construction and Chimney Company

Archie McDiarmid fonds

  • AM934
  • Fonds
  • 1891, 1910-[ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of photographs of McDiarmid in various sports events and group pictures of Vancouver Fire Department personnel. Includes McDiarmid's certificate of participation in the 1920 Olympic Games at Antwerp, Belgium.

McDiarmid, Archie

Henry Mowatt fonds

  • AM136
  • Fonds
  • 1839-1940

The fonds consists of personal papers, 1846-1940, including family records, a family portrait album, personal letters, private business correspondence and records pertaining to investments and business ventures; extensive records of ship's specifications and tests, material that passed through Captain Mowatt's hands when he worked for the C.P.R., 1900-1918; photographs of C.P.R. steamships; official C.P.R. correspondence, 1892-1924; papers, 1919-1923, relating to Captain Mowatt's duties as Port Warden with the Department of Marine and Fisheries at Vancouver; and printed works, 1839-1911.

Mowatt, Henry

Volunteer Civilian Protection Committee collection

  • AM480
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1941

The collection contains two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings describing various civil defence activities undertaken in Vancouver in 1940 and 1941 by government agencies and by private organizations.

Volunteer Civilian Protection Committee

Queen Charlotte Apartments fonds

  • AM1390
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1941

Fonds consists of: photocopy of "typical plan . . . Drawing no. 2" (Sept. 1927); a brochure ("Vancouver's finest furnished or unfurnished apartments : 1101 Nicola Street, corner Pendrell Street", includes illustrations, ca. 1930; a contact sheet of 4 frames of photographs by Campbell Studios (exterior and interiors), ca. 1935; a blank rental form, ca. 1940; and an "Interim Receipt" for purchase of the building, 6 Feb. 1941, signed by N. A. Larsen and the agents for the owner, Macaulay, Nicolls, Maitland & Co. City Council passed a by-law to designate 1101 Nicola Street as a heritage property in 1997 (by-law no. 7814). Arranged chronologically.

Queen Charlotte Apartments

John A. Bovey collection

  • AM89
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1941

Collection consists of views of Vancouver including the city and Stanley Park.

Frank Woodside fonds

  • AM133
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1941

The fonds consists of civic legal documents, correspondence, newspapers, memorabilia, and mine reports. There is also a photograph which was probably taken during the building of the 2nd Narrows Bridge.

Woodside, Frank Everett

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 from the CPR; agreements made with Robert S. Day and Son Ltd. (Insurance) in 1923 and 1931; two scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings, and written materials concerning the Graveley family and yachting; the minute book (1920-1924) of the General Leckie Chapter I.O.D.E. (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire); and a number of family photographs.

Graveley family

Alexander Maitland Stephen collection

  • AM56
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1942

The scrapbook contains material relating to A.M. Stephen's literary, political and social activities, 1928-1942. Included are newspaper clippings of reviews of his books and recital tours, from Vancouver to Halifax. There are brochures advertising his works, copies of "Lords of the Air", and three published essays. Christmas cards from his friends as well as A.M. Stephen's own cards are in the scrapbook. There are pamphlets on the Spanish civil war, one by Dr. Norman Bethune, pamphlets and photographs on the war between China and Japan in the 1930s, and pamphlets on fascism in general. A.M. Stephen wrote a pamphlet on the war in China (1939). A report on The Pacific Northwest Embargo Conference held in Vancouver in April 1939 is included. There is a copy of a photograph of The Child Welfare Association of B.C., 1919-1920, showing Stephen as first vice-president. The proceedings of the second annual conference of The Child Welfare Association held in October 1919 are also included. There is a complete copy of an issue of "The Western Tribune", dated 19 October 1929. Material is arranged chronologically in the scrapbook with loose items in an accompanying box.

Stephen, Alexander Maitland

James Thomas Hughes collection

  • AM99
  • Fonds
  • 1942

Collection consists of clippings and a poem entitled "Here and There", a jingling rhyme, written by Mr. Hughes in July 1942 for his wife's birthday, reminiscent of their life together in Wales and Canada.

Hughes, James Thomas

William Keene fonds

  • AM250
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1942

The fonds consists of typewritten transcripts of William Keene's writings, entitled "The North Shore, Burrard Inlet," and "North Vancouver Early History 1871-1900." Fonds also includes photostat copies of some of his writings regarding Alert Bay.

Keene, William L.

Madill Garage Co. fonds

  • AM1457
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1942 ; predominant 1940-1942

The fonds consists of financial records in the form of electricity agreements, tax forms, rent receipts, accounts payable and receivable, balance sheets, bank statements, and ledgers. It also includes a form granting signing authority in August 1942 to W.E. Warren s wife, Edna.

Madill Garage Co.

John Warden fonds

  • AM58
  • Fonds
  • 1836, 1907 - 1942

The fonds includes personal papers and correspondence covering Warden's war service, the Russian Intervention and his post war activities with the West Coast Lumber Association, veterans groups and the Essex County Gaol; a file of newspaper clippings; five notebooks (1905-1919); an army paybook; rifle range notes; typed manuscripts based on his diary; and a notebook of rules he drew up for the Essex County Gaol. The photographs cover the period ca. 1883- ca. 1920, with the majority documenting his wartime service.

Warden, John Weightman

Buscombe family fonds

  • AM267
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1942

The fonds consists of records created and received by members of the Buscombe family. Records include correspondence, agreements, accounts, maps and plans, photographs, and other records.

Buscombe family

Moses Cotsworth fonds

  • AM882
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1942

The fonds consists of letters, bills, leases, papers, and publications of Moses B. Cotsworth; a photograph of John Oliver; and Vancouver publications.

Cotsworth, Moses Bruine

British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals fonds

  • AM65
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1942

The fonds consists of the minutes of the Society, 1896-1912, 1941-1942; the Society's constitution, 1895, together with additions and amendments; statements regarding the Society's establishment of branches throughout B.C.; annual reports; and clippings.

British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Jericho Country Club fonds

  • AM59
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1892]-1942

The fonds includes records of the Jericho Syndicate Limited (1905) and a list of subscribers; letters concerning the formation of the B.C. Golf Association (1922) and the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (1926); a guest list for the farewell reception of 1942; writings on the early history of the Club; photographs; a blueprint, J.H. Bushnell, "Plan of part of Lots 176 and 538"; two small maps of the golf course, one of the country club location; a book of membership applications, 1919-1928; clippings; and a scrapbook belonging to J.R. Waghorn, Chairman of the Golf Committee, containing correspondence, 1916-1917, and clippings from 1916-1931.

Jericho Country Club

Elizabeth H. Dewar collection

  • AM916
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1942

The collection consists of a letter from Mary Cowley to Elizabeth Dewar; "The West End Survey", a report by the Vancouver Council of Social Agencies; and "A Directory of Health and Social Welfare Agencies in Vancouver, B.C.".

Charles Bates fonds

  • AM365
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1942

The fonds consists of correspondence from Bates' work with the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, notebooks, including monthly records of expenses, daily records of work, employees' accounts, inspections lists and survey notes and drawings, specimen CPR plans, and miscellaneous brochures.

Bates, Charles L.

Sectional Map and Street Directory Company fonds

  • AM495
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1943

The fonds consists of the first seven editions of The Sectional Map and Street Directory of Vancouver (1932-1942), maps, and a notebook from the Sectional Map and Street Directory Company.

Sectional Map and Street Directory Company

British Columbia Loggers' Association, Inc. collection

  • AM591
  • Fonds
  • 1943

The material is the declaration of the two associations announcing the presentation of a canoe to the City in March 1943. Jericho Charlie, a Squamish Native Indian, freighted camp supplies to Jerry Rogers, a logger on the Point Grey peninsula in the late 1800s. The supplies were brought from Vancouver across English Bay in a canoe called "Houmiltichesen". This canoe was purchased by the British Columbia Loggers' Association and the Consolidated Red Cedar Shingle Association of British Columbia from August Jack, a stepson of Jericho Charlie, about 1943.

Alexander Lambie fonds

  • AM955
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1944

Fonds consists of photographs, correspondence and a manuscript copy of "One More River: Being a Record of a Cheechacko's Summer in Alaska and Northern B.C.," detailing Lambie's 1905 participation in the Alaska Boundary Survey. Fonds also contains illustrations and correspondence regarding his publication "When Polly Went Away," and copies of his publications "When Polly Went Away," "The Lady of Lodore," and "A Stranger in our Midst."

Lambie, Alexander

Vancouver Art Association collection

  • AM154
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1944

The collection consists of a catalogue of the First Annual Exhibition held by the Vancouver Art Association in 1890; an excerpt copied from a newspaper of 1891 advertising art classes; excerpts copied from letters of Mrs. Annie Richards (formerly Mrs. William Webster) dated 1939 and 1944; a 1939 Art Gallery Bulletin containing an editorial "Art in the Gay Nineties"; a pamphlet commemorating the Vancouver City Museum Golden Jubilee, 1944; and a 1944 newspaper clipping "Art Museum Was Success From Start".

Vancouver Art Association

Lillian Greig fonds

  • AM577
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1945]

The fonds consists of a manuscript documenting the history of various organizations, buildings and other landmarks in Kitsilano. Some photographs, maps and poetry augment the manuscript.

Greig, Lillian Cope

Frank Archibald Haines collection

  • AM899
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1945

The collection consists of a discharge certificate, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1919; discharge certificate, Canadian Army, 1945; tradesmen's qualifications certificate; and document case.

Haines, Frank Archibald

Rebecca Dayton fonds

  • AM117
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1945

The fonds consists of photographs and assorted genealogical material, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, correspondence and a Dayton genealogy manuscript.

Dayton, Rebecca

Vera Noecker collection

  • AM242
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1945

The collection consists of a 1902 Telephone Inspector's Hand Book; a catalogue of the Third Annual Spring Dog Show held by the Terminal City Kennel Club, 1914, together with winner's ribbons, 1914-1917; Coronation 1937 souvenir booklet prepared by the Department of Education, Victoria; Studio Christmas Annual 1938; and a Radio City Music Hall Pictorial ca. 1945.

Kenneth Percy Caple collection

  • AM241
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1945

The collection consists of B.C.E.R. tram tickets, a Second Narrows Bridge ticket and a book of gasoline ration tickets, all ca. 1945.

Caple, Kenneth Percy

Stuart Thomson fonds

  • AM1535
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1905]-1942

The fonds consists of Thomson's negatives depicting people, sporting events, business and industry, buildings, scenery, transportation and newsworthy events, such as royal visits, disasters and parades, mostly occuring in Vancouver and a series of oblique aerial photographs (CVA 1123).

Thomson, Stuart

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

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

Vancouver Citizens' Diamond Jubilee Committee fonds

  • AM226
  • Fonds
  • 1946

Fonds consists of records created by the Vancouver Citizen's Diamond Jubilee Committee. Records include scrapbooks, correspondence, programmes, handbooks, and scripts for the Jubilee Show.

Vancouver Citizens' Diamond Jubilee Committee

Smith, Davidson and Wright Ltd. fonds

  • AM861
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1947

The fonds consists of accounting records of Smith, Davidson and Wright, Ltd., and a drawing by Edward Goodall.

Smith, Davidson and Wright Ltd.

Vancouver Branch of the League of Nations in Canada fonds

  • AM302
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1923]-1947

The fonds consists of correspondence, 1928-1946; membership lists, 1923-1947; financial statements, 1934-1946; and miscellaneous publications, 1934-1945.

League of Nations in Canada. Vancouver Branch

Thomas Wicks fonds

  • AM236
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1854-1947]

The fonds consists of correspondence and personal papers, relating to farming ventures, 1931-1947; a letter concerning the Alert Bay Mission Church, 1913; a letter to Wicks from MacKenzie King, 1946; the manuscript of Wicks autobiography; several photographs of members of the Wicks family and Ned Fregonne.

Wicks, Thomas P.

Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver fonds

  • AM199
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1947

The fonds consists of minutes of the weekly meetings of the Advisory Committee; correspondence, including inquiries regarding properties for sale, individual reactions to the confiscation and copies of correspondence from the secretary of State and from the Department of the Secretary of State; listings of individual properties and the history of their disposal, together with general policies re sales; a copy of the Report of the Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver, June 1945; printed catalogues of unsold property; and clippings.

Canada. Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver

Adelaide Seymour Lewis (Fowler) collection

  • AM796
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1927-1947

The collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1924-1943) relating to Vancouver pioneers and early Vancouver history. There is also a B.C. Electric Railway Company "Notice" dated 1945 listing streetcar regulations for 1945, and a print of "The Golden Jubilee City Hall", 1936.

Lewis, Adelaide Seymour

Cecil N. Akrigg collection

  • AM909
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1947

The collection consists of 52 British Columbia Electric Railway Company weekly car and bus passes.

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

International Typographical Union collection

  • AM110
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1948

Collection consists of copies of the programs issued for the 85th Convention of the I.T.U., held at Vancouver 16-23 August 1941, the proceedings of the meeting of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the I.T.U., held at Vancouver 18-23 August 1941, and an outline history of Union No. 226 by Mr. George Bartley. The collection also contains copies of "Typo Times", a weekly news sheet issued by the Union during the Vancouver Province strike of 1946-1948. In addition, there are broadsheets issued at the time of the 1946-1948 strike and the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Union, as well as invitation cards issued on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the I.T.U. No. 226.

International Typographical Union

Hugh Ronald Kenvyn collection

  • AM432
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1948

The collection consists of nine scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, including Kenvyn's regular newspaper column on matters of maritime and shipping interest "Over the Foreyard" for 1934-1938. There are also clippings from 1935 to 1948 relating to maritime and wartime matters.

Kenvyn, Hugh Ronald

John Bell fonds

  • AM144
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1948

The fonds includes Bell's birth and baptismal certificates together with his timber scaler licence application and his memoirs; there are also pencil sketches and sketch maps to illustrate the memoirs. Included is a photograph of a diary page.

Bell, John Warren

Charles Jones collection

  • AM469
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1948

The collection consists of one scrapbook and a file of loose newspaper clippings describing various issues handled by City Council in 1947.

Jones, Charles

George Small fonds

  • AM373
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1948

Fonds consists of family photographs depicting numerous locations in the Lower Mainland. New Westminster features prominently with photographs of Queens Park, The Woodlands Asylum, and the Small residence. Also present are photographs of Vancouver and Crescent Beach, Surrey. Also includes Christmas cards and memorials of Arthur (son) Small's funeral in 1933 and George's in 1936.

Small, George

Holy Trinity Cathedral fonds : 1860-1949

  • AM603
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1976

The fonds consists of baptism, death, and marriage registers, 1862-1916, and parish registers and general papers, 1860-1949.

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Shaughnessy Heights Golf Club fonds

  • AM308
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1949

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, miscellaneous files, cartoons, photographs, maps and plans.

Shaughnessy Heights Golf Club

Ernest Cleveland fonds

  • AM152
  • Fonds
  • 1898, 1938-1949

The fonds consists of a book of manuscript notes on mining claims in the Thurlow region of Johnstone Strait. There are also two letters written by Cleveland in 1938 and 1949.

Cleveland, Ernest Albert

William Templeton collection

  • AM80
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1950

The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and programs, aviation and flying news 1930-1941, 1945-1947; three printed works by William Templeton: Touring the Wild and Woolly West by Air (1933); Vancouver Airport and Seaplane Harbour, plus a song by him "Vancouver Calls Me" (1947), and Memorandum of Vancouver International Airport with Recommendations for Future Development (1950).

Templeton, William

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