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Knowlton's Drug Store fonds

  • AM563
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1937

The fonds consists of ten volumes of prescription books, 1902-1915, 1931-1937. Each prescription is entered by date and lists the patient, the ingredients and the dosage.

Knowlton's Drug Store

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

Robert Beaven collection

  • AM566
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1886

The collection consists of two scrapbooks entitled "Mark Twain's Adhesive Scrap Book" patented 1873. Both volumes consist of newspaper cuttings from the Victoria newspapers. They are mainly concerned with political disputes and actions relating to land, finance, railways and labour. Many "Letters to the Editor" are included, also long passages quoting speeches from meetings in the House (B.C.) and other places. It is as if Robert Beaven, the collector of these clippings, were keeping a close watch on what the politicians of his day were thinking and doing, also the public as revealed by Letters to the Editor. Some of the matters discussed include The Chinese (in U.S.A., B.C. and Australia), School Costs (not Vancouver), Burrard Inlet and Queen of Vancouver Island.

Beaven, Robert

Phoebe Smith fonds

  • AM57
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1957

The fonds consists of correspondence and papers relating to Smith's career as an actress, director, adjudicator and writer, 1934 -1957; various photographs of productions; scripts; programmes, 1929-1957; clippings; and two audio tapes of Sidney Risk (copies).

Smith, Phoebe

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

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

Placer Development Limited fonds

  • AM575
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1973

The fonds consists of minutes from various inactive mining companies associated with Placer Development Limited including American Placers Inc., 1937-1951; Asnazu Gold Dredging Limited, 1934-1952; Birkett Creek Mine Operations Ltd., 1958-1963; Centennial Mines Ltd., 1956 1962; Nechi Consolidated Dredging Limited, 1936-1955; and insurance analyses of Placer Development Limited, subsidiary and associated companies, 1962, and Canadian Exploration Limited, 1954. Additional records show share allotments and issuance of Bulolo Gold Dredging Ltd. of New Guinea, 1930 1952. Also included are minutes styled W. A. Freeman (predating Placer's incorporation) 1926-1931; and minutes 1931-1973, and 1937-1943.

Placer Development

Central City Mission fonds

  • AM576
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1993

The fonds includes minutes of Board of Directors' meetings and various committee meetings; sharebooks; correspondence; legal documents; some annual reports; a videocassette documenting the move from Abbott to Pender Streets; and photographs of the Mission on Abbott Street and other subjects.

Central City Mission (Vancouver, B.C.)

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

B.C. Hilliam fonds

  • AM578
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1917, 1963

The fonds consists of musical scores for "The Belle of Burrard" and "Oh! Oh! Oh! Captain B", programmes from the Lonsdale Theatre, 1913, and other theatres, correspondence re Hilliam's Vancouver career, a transcript of an oral interview of Hilliam, clippings and a photograph.

Hilliam, Bentley Collingwood

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

Rosemary Club fonds

  • AM580
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1966

The fonds consists primarily of the minutes of the Club, 1931-1966, as well as correspondence, pamphlets and memorabilia.

Rosemary Club

Captain Barney Leitch Johnson fonds

  • AM581
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1968

The fonds consists of logbooks, 1910, 1918; towage rates book, 1930; address books for miscellaneous notes, 1910-1930; photographs; memorabilia; clipping and memoirs.

Johnson, Barney Leitch

William Turner fonds

  • AM583
  • Fonds
  • 1907, 1923-1956

The fonds consists primarily of photographs. There is also an account book, 1923-1935; a certificate of inspection for the ship Lorna Doone, 1907; and clippings.

Turner, William Harold

Edward Lee fonds

  • AM584
  • Fonds
  • microfilmed ca. 1977 (originally created 1928-1937)

The fonds consists of Lee's timebooks.

Lee, Edward

John Blair collection

  • AM585
  • Item
  • 1880

The collection consists of a photocopy of a four-page letter written by John Blair to a friend shortly after his arrival in B.C. in 1880. The letter, dated July 25, describes the journey of his brother and himself and their life after their arrival, including brief comments on working in a fish cannery, countryside and prices encountered.

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.

Walter Hamilton fonds

  • AM589
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1961

The fonds consists of correspondence on several topics, particularly the development of a steel industry in B.C. As well, there are reports on milk supply, wood as a fuel, the financial history of West Vancouver and development of the Fraser River basin. A large quantity of clippings reflect Hamilton's interest in civic politics, mining, temperance, and the history and development of the Yukon. Also included are maps, postcards and photographs.

Hamilton, Walter Robert

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

Alfred Birch collection

  • AM590
  • Fonds
  • 1914

The material consists of photocopies of a certificate of payment, specifications of work and materials to be used, and a plan of the housing showing seven views.

Birch, Alfred

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.

Robert McNair Shingle Company fonds

  • AM593
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1955

The fonds consists of legal documents such as indentures, memoranda of law and statements of fact relating to the operations of the company and a subsequent income tax appeal. There is also a short history of the company.

Robert McNair Shingle Company

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

Elizabeth Walsh collection

  • AM597
  • Fonds
  • 1975

The collection consists of the two manuscripts titled "Board of Parks and Public Recreation" and "Shaughnessy".

Walsh, Elizabeth

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.

William D. Kipp collection

  • AM6
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1911-1914

Blank plumbing tender and contract book, ca. 1911-1914.

Kipp, William D.

Union local certificates collection

  • AM60
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1958

The papers consist of thirteen charters granted to Vancouver union organizations:
1) Feb. 1891 - Journeymen Stone Cutters' Association of North America;
2) May 1891 - International Association of Machinists;
3) Apr. 1903 - International Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees;
4) Mar. 1904 - The Grand Lodge of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen;
5) Dec. 1916 - Boot and Shoe Workers' Union;
6) Jan. 1916 - United Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and Railway Shop Labourers;
7) Jan. 1928 - Union Label Trades Department;
8) Oct. 1928 - International Brotherhood of Firemen, Oilers, Helpers, Round House and Railroad Shop Labourers;
9) May 1929 - Federated Association of Letter Carriers of the Dominion of Canada;
10) Dec. 1935 - The Trade and Labour Congress of Canada to the Dyers, Cleaners, Pressers Union;
11) Sept. 1944 - American Federation of Labour to Radio Station Employees' Union;
12) Apr. 1945 - Distillery, Rectifying and Wine Workers;
13) Mar. 1958 - The National Union of Public Employees to Metropolitan District Council of Public Employees.

Native Sons of British Columbia, MacMillan Post No. 9 fonds

  • AM600
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1963

The fonds consists of correspondence relating to the social and organizational activities; minutes and membership lists; and notices of meetings from Vancouver Post No. 2 and New Westminster Post No. 4. In addition, there is information on the Fort Langley historic site and oriental exclusion. Also included are clippings and information on local sports events, Christmas cards and other published items.

Native Sons of British Columbia. MacMillan Post No. 9

Manley family collection

  • AM601
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1923

This collection consists of the marriage certificate of C.M. Douglas and Elizabeth Manley, 1909; letter to mother from J.F. Manley, 72nd Battalion re conditions in trenches, France, 1916; notification of J.F. Manley's death, 1917; location of grave, 1923; and Charles S. Douglas' bible dated 1867. Also included in the collection is a legal agreement showing the condition of affairs between the owners of the Vancouver Cremation Society's Crematorium - owners: C.S. Douglas and J.A. McKinney.

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

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

Vancouver Rowing Club fonds

  • AM604
  • Fonds
  • 1888 - 1985

The fonds consists of annual general and executive meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, reference material from associated organizations such as the Rowing Committee of the British Empire and Commonwealth Games Society (1954), memorabilia, publications, scrapbooks and photographs. The Vancouver Rowing Club deliberately documented its activities and its members' participation in sporting events as well as their contribution to the larger community, creating historical notes and statistics, as well as the scrapbook collections of newspaper clippings. The fonds includes transcriptions of original material made by John Arthur Carver for his book "The Vancouver Rowing Club: A History 1886-1980", Vancouver: A.F. Roberts, 1980 (available for viewing in C.V.A. Book Collection, call number GV 798.C37).
The fonds is arranged in 9 series: Minutes of meetings (1899-1975); Incorporation and by-law records (1915); Correspondence (1965-1985); Annual summary reports (1899-1955); Subject files (1890-1981); Yachting Section records (1980-1985); Publications (1937-1985); Scrapbooks (1913-1979); and Photographs (ca. 1890-1981).

Vancouver Rowing Club

Vancouver Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees) fonds

  • AM605
  • Fonds
  • 1932 - 1978

The fonds consists of incorporation documents and by-laws, policy manuals, membership lists and rosters, annual reports, executive minutes, and organization publications. The fonds includes detailed project files and albums describing the activities of Jaycee committees, as well as briefs and resolutions to governments and local and regional Jaycee units that reflect many of the social and political concerns of the day, primarily in the decades of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. The particular committee structure of the organization changed with the interests of the members, but activity areas remained stable, which was taken into consideration in the series arrangement. The fonds also includes the records of the Jaycettes (1947-1972), including minutes of meetings, reports, membership lists, and project files and albums.
The fonds is arranged in 18 series: Constitution & by-laws, membership lists and policy manuals; Minutes of Executive meetings; Financial records; Annual reports; Regional and international Jaycee policy manuals and reports; Presidents' files; Briefs and resolutions; Convention files; Publications; Government and civic affairs project files and albums; Awards and recognition files and albums; Community Service and special projects files and albums; Membership and fellowship project files and albums; Leadership training files; Miscellaneous committee activity files; Vancouver Junior Chamber of Civic Affairs and Vancouver Junior Board of Trade records; Jaycette records; and, Photographs.

Vancouver Junior Chamber of Commerce

George Moul fonds

  • AM606
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1978; predominant 1962-1978

The fonds consists of records created and accumulated by George Moul during his work with the Lower Kitsilano Ratepayers' Association, the Kitsilano Ratepayers' Association, the Kitsilano War Memorial Community Centre Association, the Kitsilano Community Forum, and the Kitsilano Planning Committee. The files include committee minutes, correspondence, subject files, publications, membership lists and financial records.

Moul, George

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

Annie McKinnon fonds

  • AM608
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1959

The fonds consists of eleven certificates, a letter and photographs covering McKinnon's career in education from High School to extension courses and teaching.

McKinnon, Annie McLeod

Cates family fonds

  • AM61
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1958

The fonds consists of a letterbook, ships' papers and photographs concerning the activities of Charles H. Cates and Sons Limited, as well as the autobiography of Captain C.H. Cates and manuscripts on family, maritime and Indian subjects by Captain Charles Warren Cates (1899 1960). The fonds also includes the letters (1877-1883) of Donald Stewart of New Westminster concerning the building of the C.P.R.

Cates family

Thomas D. Kilpatrick collection

  • AM610
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1978

The collection consists of three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, 1909-1910, relating to the railroads, ships, agriculture and the development in B.C. communities. There are also photocopies of a seniority list of C.P.R. engineers, 1908; pages from "The Geographical Directory of the Railway Officials of America" 1906; a photograph of the C.P.R. Western Lines officers 1906; a 1972 manuscript by William Sharp on the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; extracts from the minutes of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Div. 320, 1888-1898; and other C.P.R. staff information.

Ladies' Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion West End Branch 187 fonds

  • AM611
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1965

The fonds consists of brochures and photographs of various provincial and national conventions and photographs and a brochure from the Miss English Bay Beauty Contest, an annual event sponsored by the Auxiliary.

British Empire Service League. Royal Canadian Legion. West End Branch 187. Ladies' Auxiliary

C. Gardner Johnson Limited fonds

  • AM612
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1967

The fonds consists of the minute books of C. Gardner Johnson Limited from 1921-1925 and 1937-1951; annual reports for 1939-1943; and a recording of the opening of Centennial Pier in 1967.

C. Gardner Johnson Ltd.

Nelson's Drug Store fonds

  • AM613
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1902

The fonds consists of a single volume of prescriptions from 1901 to 1902.

Nelson's Drug Store

Vancouver Foundation fonds

  • AM614
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1983

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, and subject files for various community and charitable organizations.

Vancouver Foundation

William Olsen fonds

  • AM615
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1937

The fonds consists of personal papers, including letters of recommendation; prospectus of Cherry Creek Gold Mining Company, 1901; miniature edition of the Vancouver Sun 1937; correspondence; and photographs of the Olson family, including family portraits and scenes at the Cherry Creek Gold Mining Company.

Olsen, William James

Sidney C. Ells collection

  • AM616
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1967

The collection consists of seven Christmas cards which contain poetry and prose about Canadian history written by Ells.

Assessment rolls for New Westminster and Vancouver assessment districts

  • AM619
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1913

Collection consists of copies of microfilmed assessment records of provincially administered lands: those that were not part of an incorporated municipality.

Records document assessments from the New Westminster Land District (which between 1880 and 1896 included lands which currently make up the City of Vancouver) 1880-1898; the collection includes volumes 1-58 of those assessments. The province created a separate Vancouver Assessment District in 1896; the collection includes volumes 1-23 of those assessments.

More detailed description of the organisation of information in the volumes and reels may be found in the file-level descriptions for the individual reels.

British Columbia. Surveyor of Taxes

Common Good Cooperative Association fonds

  • AM62
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1940

The fonds consists of a minute book, organizational correspondence and financial records, reports, printed works, clippings, and a memoir written by Alfred Bingham.

Common Good Co-operative Association

John Emerson fonds

  • AM623
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1968

The fonds contains subject files which consist primarily of incoming correspondence, both personal and business, typescripts of outgoing correspondence to Vera Thompson, receipts, two notebooks with various writings and newspaper clippings.

Emerson, John

Olga Jenkinson Bell fonds

  • AM624
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1969

The fonds consists of scrapbooks and photo albums documenting her work with various clubs and organizations, as well as her travels to Europe in the 1930's. Fonds also contain reports from the British Columbia Electric Railway Company.

Bell, Olga Jenkinson

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