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Yearbook working file (1979)

File includes 6 21 x 26 cm b&w photographs of Robson Square, downtown, and the south end of the Lion's Gate Bridge. Photographers: Gunnar Photography, Leonard Frank Photos, and George Allen Aerial Photos.

Biographies - mayors and aldermen

File includes biographical notes and clippings on the following (and many others): William G. Rathie, Bert A. Emery, [list of mayors to 1962], Jonathan Webster Cornett, George Torrance Cunningham, Frank Fredrickson, W. Orson Banfield, Phillip Lipp, Aeneas Bell-Irving, George Clark Miller, Edward A. Jamieson, Jack Henderson, Frederick John Hume, Charles Edwin Thompson, Thomas J. Campbell, A. T. Alsbury, Reginald Atherton, John C. Oliver, Earle Gordon Adams, (all 1966 candidates for alderman), Marianne E. Linnell, Edward C. Sweeney, Harry Rankin, Arthur Phillips, Walter G. Hardwick, Ernest James Broome, Halford David Wilson, Brian Kenneth Calder, Ron Basford, etc. Also included is a photograph of Alderman H. D. Wilson.

Halford David Wilson's political papers

File consists of a microfilm copy of records held by the British Columbia Archives. Records consist of H.D. Wilson's political correspondence, notes, drafts of speeches, and collected publications relating to Japanese and Chinese exclusion in British Columbia, and related activities in California.

Yachting and family scrapbook

File consists of a microfilm copy of a scrapbook primarily documenting W.E. Graveley's activities as a yachtsman and member of the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. Later pages include clippings related to the Graveley children, society pages, etc. Scrapbook contains ca. 30 photographs.

Wilson family fonds

  • AM362
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1974

The fonds consists of personal papers and church records (including sermons) of George Halford Wilson, and papers (correspondence, reports, scrapbooks) from Halford David Wilson's business and political life. Fonds includes photographs of St. Michael's Anglican Church, civic activities of Halford David Wilson, and various neighbourhood and city scenes, including airport views.

Wilson family

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

Bute Street (corner Barclay)

Item is a photograph on an album page, annotated with "Bare trunks and arms are all that remain after these trees are reduced to make habitable this new apartment block 'Coniston Lodge'. The trees on the other side of this block are similarly treated."

[Allan Parr]

Item is a photograph of Allan Parr, an ice hockey player with the Vancouver Millionaires.

[Sibby Nichols]

Item is a photograph of Sibby Nichols, an ice hockey player for the Vancouver Millionaires.

[Smokey Harris]

Item is a photograph of Smokey Harris, an ice hockey player with the Vancouver Millionaires.

[Jack Ulrich]

Item is a photograph of Jack Ulrich, also known as Silent Jack, an ice hockey player for the Vancouver Millionaires.

[Boxing event]

File contains photographs of World Championships, US-Canada North American Games, Long Island, N.Y., and the Canadian National Championships.

[Boxing event]

File contains photographs of the Kenyata Gold Cup, Nairobi; the B.C. Winter/Summer Games; and the World Cup, Montreal among others.

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