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Sylvia Ablowitz clippings and photographs

File consists of photographs pertaining to Sylvia Ablowitz (nee Goldstein), after whom the Sylvia Hotel was named; including photograph prints showing celebrating Sylvia's 100th and 102nd birthdays, family members sitting shiva following her death in 2002, as well as a negative of her graduation portrait from UBC in 1921.

Spitfire Fund events 1941

File consists of a scrapbook containing materials related to 1941 Spitfire Fund fundraising events including an Elsa Maxwell parry in Vancouver and a boxing match between Al Delaney and Eddie Wenstob. Materials include photographs, notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a poster, and publicity materials.

Spitfire Fund #2

File consists of a scrapbook containing materials related to Spitfire Fund parties in Qualicum Beach, Nanaimo, Britannia Beach, North Vancouver and Harrison Hot Springs. Materials include photographs, notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, telegraphs, programs, a napkin and ticket stubs.

Elsa Maxwell #1

File consists of a scrapbook containing materials related to the arrival of Elsa Maxwell in Vancouver and the Spitfire Fund party at the Hotel Vancouver. Materials include photographs, notes, contracts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, telegraphs, to-do lists, and schedules. Many of the photographs were taken by Alfred Knight. Individuals in the photographs include Elsa Maxwell, Hugh Pickett and Len Turnbull.

Hugh Pickett scrapbook : 1941

File consists of a scrapbook compiled by Hugh Pickett containing photographs, clippings, receipts, correspondence, a napkin, a broken key, notes and ticket stubs. Materials relate to trips to Harrison Hot Springs, Grouse Mountain, Chilliwack and Seattle; Spitfire Fund events; concerts, sporting events and parties attended by Pickett. Photographs show Hugh Pickett, Len Turnbull, Kaye Connor, Marguerite De Guesseme and many other unidentified individuals.

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