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City of Vancouver : Canadian Pacific town site

Item is a map showing lot numbers and street names in Vancouver's West End from Boundary Avenue (now Glen Drive) in the east to Chilco Street in the west and Kitsilano (from First Avenue in the north to Fifth Avenue in the south and from Heather Street in the east to Vine Street in the west). The three inset maps are a map of "Canadian Pacific mail steamship lines" around the world, an "Index plan of Vancouver, B.C." and an "Index plan city limits".

Brochure regarding sales of provincial government property in Vancouver

Item is a brochure advertising the sale of land in Vancouver owned by the provincial government. One side of the unfolded brochure is promotional text and an index map showing the general location of the lands to be sold. The reverse of the sheet shows a portion of District Lot 192 and the lots available for sale.

View from 6th Avenue and Maple Street

Item is a photograph showing the view from 6th Avenue and Maple Street. Annotation on verso: "Taken from 6th Avenue and Maple Street, C.P.R. tracks in front, Kitsilano Beach is about 8 blocks from this point. False Creek east of the right side of picture. English Bay district across from Kitsilano."

Vancouver, B.C. Plan showing location of water pipes, hydrants, etc. [Kitsilano]

Item is a map showing the location of water pipes and hydrants for the area from Spruce Street to False Creek to Vine Street to Tenth Avenue (D.L. 526). Pipes and hydrants are shown in various coloured inks to indicate Installation date. Includes annotations as to whether pipes are wood or steel. Annotations have been added to a base map that is part of a larger map.

Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department

False Creek Indian Reserve, Burrard Inlet, B.C. : compiled from plans of record in the Dept. [Department] of Indian Affairs

Map is a plan of the Kitsilano Point area showing the area currently known as Kitsilano Beach and Vanier Park, and streets and blocks between Maple Street and Centre Street (Granville Street) and First Avenue to Third Avenue. The plan shows in detail the land designated as the Kitsilano Indian Reserve, including the original reserve as constituted prior to Confederation, the addition made by the Joint Commission on 15th June 1877, and land leased to Harrison Mills T. and T. Co. Map also shows the location of Canadian Pacific Railway land, the Vancouver and Lulu Island Railroad, Rat Portage Lumber Company, Tait's Mill, the Third Avenue Bridge and bathing beach. Annotations in ink indicate the location of Sam Greer's house and garden and nearby spring on what is now known as Kitsilano Beach. A note made on the front of the map by J.S. Matthews in 1930 reads "This blueprint was given me about 1928 by Mrs. J.Z. Hall, dau[ghter] of Sam Greer, and had evidently been attached to a letter from Hon. H.H. Stevens, M.P. to Mr. Greer, dated Ottawa, May 15, 1923 with enclosure from Dr. Scott Indian Office, Ottawa, 9th May 1923. The notation "House" and "Garden" were, when first received by me, on pencil, rudely written, perhaps by Mr. Greer himself (quite and most likely). The marks were inked in with Indian ink by me."

False Creek Indian Reserve, Burrard Inlet, B.C.

Map is a plan of Kitsilano Point showing the area currently known as Kitsilano Beach and Vanier Park. The map shows in detail the land designated as the Kitsilano Indian Reserve, including the location of the First Nations village on False Creek and the older village of Snauq. Indicated are the boundaries of the original reserve as constituted prior to Confederation, and the addition made by the Joint Commission on 15th June 1877. The map shows the location of First Nations homes and their owners as well as orchards, hops growing area, and cemetery; a legend on the right side of the map provides further explanation. Map also shows the location of the Canadian Pacific right of way, Tait's Mill, the Third Avenue Bridge, Sam Greer's house and garden on what is now known as Kitsilano Beach, as well as creeks and other physical characteristics of the land.

Seens [scenes] of Van[couver], Capilano, Stanley Park

Item is a film showing various scenes around Vancouver. The first half of this film documents a Gray Line Tours bus trip through Vancouver and second half contains scenes showing landmarks of Vancouver and surrounding areas. Film contains footage showing: Empress of Japan Figurehead in Stanley Park, U.B.C., Chinatown, Hotel Georgia, Lion's Gate Bridge, Court House, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Capilano Golf and Country Club, Prospect Point, Stanley Park, views of downtown and North Shore Mountains from Little Mountain, City Hall, sailboats in Burrard Inlet, and Swimmers at Kits Beach.

Site plan Jericho, B.C.

Item is a site plan for the R.C.A.F site at Jericho Beach from English Bay in the north to 8th Avenue in the south and from Highbury in the east to Trimble in the west. The map contains a number of annotations (in red).

Canada. Department of National Defence

Vancouver Jubilee

Item is a promotional film showing the Diamond Jubilee celebration events, a brief history of Vancouver and concludes with footage of Vancouver after 1945. The film shows historical photographs of Vancouver and focuses on various aspects of development in Vancouver including industry, media, communications, transportation, power plants, city planning, city governance, tourism and architecture.

The film was commissioned by the Vancouver Jubilee Publicity Committee and later sponsored by the British Columbia Electric Company Ltd.

Individuals involved in the creation of the film include: John Young (Director of Photography), L.E. Weekes (Cameraman), Maureen Balfe (Editor), Gordon Inglis and Margaret Jestley (Narrators), C. Fredenburgh (Lighting), L.M. Parry (Producer), William D. Dix (Director)

This film is a re-print made by the Vancouver Museum in the late 1970's for a program called "Vancouver's Heritage in Film".

Trans-Canada Films

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