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Vancouver Natural History Society fonds

  • AM484
  • Fonds
  • 1906-2016

The fonds consists of minutes, memberships, financial records, publications, newsletters, maps, posters, and reports, including the Christmas Bird Census returns, 1960-1891. Also included are records relating to the summer camps in 1971 (Chilcotin) and 1972 (Kootenays). Arranged into 14 series: Annual reports, Camps, Conservation Committee records, Constitutions, Financial records, Lectures and reports, Membership records, Minutes, Newsletters, Photographs and sketches, Program Committee records, Publications, Subject files, and Survey records.

Nature Vancouver

William Griffiths Black collection

  • AM448
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1973

The collection consists of annual reports of Fairview Baptist Church 1971-1972, an historical sketch of the church and a program from the 50th anniversary.

William Henry Gallagher collection

  • AM161
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1901

The collection consists of a list of mortgages issued, 1890-1895; a letter to W.H. Gallagher re sewer connection, 1895; and a portion of a letter re the sale of a house, 1901.

Gallager, William Henry

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.

William May Fraser collection

  • AM830
  • Fonds
  • 1911

The collection consists of steward, reception committee and judge ribbons for the Annual Scottish Games, 1911.

Walter Moberly fonds

  • AM33
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1956; predominant 1898-1915

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, maps, printed works, and clippings 1865-1956. They relate to Walter Moberly's continued interest in history, exploration, surveying, railway construction (both Transcontinental and Northern), and public works involving harbour improvement, power schemes, and exploitation of Canada's natural resources.

Moberly, Walter

Walter Simson collection

  • AM21
  • Fonds
  • 1832

Collection consists of a Burgess ticket, 2 November 1832, issued by the Magistrates and Council of Inverkeithing, Scotland, to Mr. Simson, a customs official.

Westcoast Transmission Company Ltd. fonds

  • AM1435
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1983

Fonds consists of photographs taken by or for the Westcoast Transmission Company Ltd. They include aerial views of Vancouver and photographs of the Vancouver Museum and Planetarium, the Vancouver Aquarium, MacMillan Bloedel Conservatory, Pacific National Exhibition buildings and prize homes, petroleum and gas industry exhibits at the Pacific National Exhibition, scenes from Gastown, the Westcoast Energy building, and other buildings and scenes in Vancouver. Fonds also include photographs showing the construction of the Westcoast Transmission building at 1333 West Georgia Street, including the various stages of the building and construction work; as well as a promotional pamphlet for the building.

Westcoast Transmission Company

William Eadington Graham fonds

  • AM1135
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1979

The fonds consists of Graham's slides of downtown Vancouver, Strathcona and False Creek prior to redevelopment, including before and after views of Gastown and Pacific Centre.

Graham, William Eadington

William Edgar Knowles Middleton fonds

  • AM1668
  • Fonds
  • 1957, 1971-1976

The fonds consists of two albums containing Middleton's photographs depicting Stanley Park, downtown Vancouver, the West End, Gastown, beaches, buildings, ships, docks, bridges and monuments. Middleton created edited prints and the fonds contains one edited print and the original unedited negative for nearly all of the photographs.

Middleton, W.E. Knowles

Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) fonds

  • AM1550
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2011; predominant 2002-2011

Fonds contains records documenting the planning and execution of the 2010 winter games. Records are related to the following functions and activities:

General administration and governance of VANOC, including finances, human resources, legal services, and meetings of VANOC's Board and committees.

Establishing requirements and designs for sporting and non-sporting venues, overseeing construction and of new venues and modification of existing venues for the games.

Providing required sporting infrastructure, including timing and scoring, information and communications systems, medical services, anti-doping testing and accreditation.

Recruiting and coordinating volunteers

Generating revenue through corporate sponsorships, licensing, merchandising, and event ticketing. Managing relations with sponsors and partner organizations, and monitoring for infringements of copyrights, trademarks, and other exclusive commercial rights.

Marketing and communications to establish to establish the overall "look and feel" of the games, manage relations with broadcasters, media, and the press, and the planning and execution of non-sporting events, including ceremonies, the Torch Relay, and the Cultural Olympiad programme.

Overseeing relations with partner governments (federal, provincial, municipal and First-Nations ) and National Olympic and Paralympic Committees.

Providing support services, including transportation, accommodations, food and beverages, cleaning, security, snow removal and similar services.

Note that not all of the records received from VANOC have been processed. Presently, the following series are available:

S01 - VANOC Central records

VANOC

Charlesworth family collection

  • AM1673
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1996

Collection consists of a family photograph album, including a small amount of textual records relating to family history, photographs and textual records depicting employment at Spencer's Department Store, and records of Vera Charlesworth as a student at John Norquay and King Edward High School.

Gordon Inglis collection

  • AM1651
  • Fonds
  • 1992-1996

Collection consists of television programs created by Gordon Inglis in an informal partnership with Alan Shiveral and Around the Bend Productions (Gordon Inglis, Jayne Akizuki, and Alan Shiveral).

The collection contains examples of Gordon Inglis and Alan Shiveral's early work together at the community television station Vancouver East NTV with the program “Free Wheelin' with Alan Shiveral,” as well as the CBC program it would evolve into with the formation of Around the Bend Productions, “Cycle!”. This program featured the talents of five-time Olympian Charmaine Crooks, cyclist Joan Jones, and reporter Winston Brown. Both shows are informational programs which educate viewers about cycling, including cycling technique, the mechanics of bicycles, the cycling community and lifestyle, cycling products, cycling safety, and popular cycling locations and events.

The collection also contains an example of Around the Bend Productions' forays into other subject matter with the pilot of “In Conversation with Charmaine,” which was to feature conversations with influential British Columbians and was hosted by Charmaine Crooks.

Harry Lin Chin fonds

  • AM1601
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1965

Fonds consists of records documenting the personal, family and professional life of Vancouver business and philanthropist Harry Lin Chin.

The fonds contains home movies predominantly documenting various family events: weddings, vacations, visits from friends and relatives, sights and events around Vancouver, and other family gatherings. The fonds also includes footage of Mr. Chin's business, Keefer Wholesale Florists.

Chin, Harry Lin

Ken Hiebert collection

  • AM1657
  • Fonds
  • [1965-2002]

Collection consists of handbills, leaflets, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, news clippings, correspondence, and some meeting materials including minutes, agendas, etc., The material documents Mr. Hiebert's involvements in local, national, and international activism causes, including the peace and anti-war movements, women's rights and access to abortion, the environment, free trade, labour unions, international solidarity, anti-racism, anti-facsism, etc.

Hiebert, Ken

William Reed Landscape Architect fonds

  • AM1655
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1994

Fonds consists of operational records of William Reed's landscape design career. The records document designs executed for clients, and press coverage of William Reed's design work.

The fonds is made up primarily of architectural drawings of Reed's landscape designs. The fonds also includes a small scrapbook containing clippings of press articles regarding Reed's design work.

William Reed Landscape Architect Inc.

Mitchell family fonds

  • AM977
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1986

Fonds consists of correspondence, Mitchell family history records, certificates, invitations, Vancouver Pioneers' Association records and photographs.

Mitchell, Alex

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society fonds

  • AM1678
  • Fonds
  • 1943-2000

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society. Record types include incorporation certificates, newspaper clippings, annual reports, financial statements, board meeting minutes and standing committee minutes.

The fonds has been organized into the following series: Point Grey Community Centre Society meeting minutes, Kerrisdale Community Centre Society meeting minutes, Publications and scrapbooks, and annual reports and financial statements.

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society

Western Art Circle fonds

  • AM1635
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2013

The fonds consists of administrative records, exhibition files, correspondence, minutes and reports documenting the operation of the Western Art Circle. The fonds also contains photographs, history files, and scrapbooks which were collected by the Association to preserve historical information of the Western Art Circle.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Administrative files (1951-2012), Financial records (1994-2011), History records (1952-2013), Exhibition files (1961-2010) and Photograph albums (1962-2011).

Western Art Circle

Gordon Stevens fonds

  • AM1198
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1986

Fonds consists of 2 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings that relate to the Juvenile Court and the establishment of a BC Probation Officer’s Association. Also present are histories of the BC Juvenile Court, the BC Provincial Court, and Criminal Justice and Corrections in British Columbia.

Stevens, Gordon

Chinese business accounts ledger fonds

  • AM853
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1925

Fonds consists of a accounts ledger book. The provenance is unknown. The accounts are recorded alphabetically in Chinese by name of client. The entries represent transactions for general merchandise including: sugar, soy sauce, rice, and tea.

unknown

Henry Mole fonds

  • AM1676
  • Fonds
  • 1872, 1875-1896, 1898-1908, 1914

The fonds consist of 35 diaries written by Henry Mole from 1872 to 1914. These diaries chronicle the activities of Henry Mole as a pioneer, farmer and alderman. The diaries mainly document the descriptions of weather, family life, work was done on the farm, farm expenses, visitors, church involvement, and interaction with other pioneers. Many of the First Nations people were mentioned in the diaries as they were hired by Henry as farm workers. Additional documentation of Henry’s involvement in the Municipality of South Vancouver as an alderman is included in the diaries from 1894 to 1899. Some diaries include Henry’s cash account and balances. The fonds is arranged into files, with each diary comprising one file. The fonds is missing the diaries of 1873-1874, 1897, and 1909-1913.

Mole, Henry

Vancouver International Folk Dancers (VIFD) fonds

  • AM1677
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2015

The fonds consists primarily of records documenting the operation of the Vancouver International Folk Dancers (VIFD) from 1959 to 2015. Records reflect the major functions and activities involved in running the VIFD, including program planning and delivery, management of the group, internal and external communications, and financial management. Types of documentation include meeting minutes, correspondence, administrative files, financial reports and statements, program files, newsletters and photographs.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Administrative files (1979-2015), Program files (1959-1999), Minutes and financial statements (1983-2004), Membership records (1969-2004), Newsletters ( 1979-2000) and Club files (1959-1983).

Vancouver International Folk Dancers

Douglas Stewart Scott fonds

  • AM1591
  • Fonds
  • [1923-1955], predominant [1926-1939]

Fonds consists of films photographed and collected by Douglas Scott, predominantly documenting his time living in Hong Kong (China), Victoria (B.C.), and Kamloops (B.C.). The majority of the films document the life of an expatriate family in Hong Kong during the interwar period, rural and urban Hong Kong, and later life in Victoria. Subjects include Scott's first wife, Margaret Scott, and daughter, also named Margaret, as well as boats and ships, the ocean, gardens, and examples of the film medium. Some films appear to document Scott's work with the Texas Company (Texaco), the British America Paint Company (Bapco), the Far East Aviation Co., and his own photography supply business (Scott Camera Co.) in Victoria. The films capture a number of noteworthy events, such as the royal visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Victoria in 1939, King George V's Silver Jubilee parade in Hong Kong in 1935, and construction of the Pattullo Bridge in New Westminster (B.C.).

Scott, Douglas Stewart

Edmund Spillman fonds

  • AM3
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1895

The fonds consists of an account, tender and specifications book, 1892-1895, for work done and proposed in various buildings, including the First Presbyterian Church, the Hudson's Bay Company Store, the Bank of B.N.A., the Garden Residence, St. Charles Hotel, Hotel Vancouver, Court House and the YMCA.

Spillman, Edmund

David Mackenzie fonds

  • AM8
  • Fonds
  • 1831-1833

The fonds consists of Mackenzie's account books and a diary of a voyage from Dundee to Quebec 8 August - 28 September[?], 1833.

Mackenzie, David

Gladys Schwesinger fonds

  • AM14
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1960

The fonds consists of an unfinished typescript of an autobiography entitled "Beginnings of Wisdom," typescript essays on her early life in Mount Pleasant, and miscellaneous certificates and pamphlets. The Mount Pleasant essays have been published in a pamphlet entitled "Recollections of Early Vancouver in my Childhood, 1893-1912."

Schwesinger, Gladys C.

Henri Evariste Langis fonds

  • AM16
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1904

The fonds includes daybooks and accounts recording his practice from 1885-1891, 1893-1894, 1900, 1903-1904 (Volumes 1-10) and other miscellaneous records.

Langis, Henri Evariste

Hastings Sawmill Company fonds

  • AM27
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1905

The fonds consists of a letterbook (1870), including invoices, company store accounts receivable, statements of lumber shipped on various vessels and records of lumber sawn at the mill; agreement for sale of the B.C. and Vancouver Island Spar, Lumber and Sawmill Co., May 31, 1869; Journal of Vessels Loading/Foreign Orders, 1899-1905; summaries of tonnage; and a short history of B.C. Mills, Timber and Trading Company.

Hastings Saw Mill Company

Charles F. Smith fonds

  • AM1642
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1908

The fonds consists of Smith's photographs of Vancouver scenery and buildings, including scenes of Bowen Island, Lynn Canyon and Stanley Park.

Smith, Charles F.

Findlay, Durham and Brodie collection

  • AM31
  • Fonds
  • 1882

Collection consists of a letter dated 13 October 1882 and a telegram dated 9 December 1882 from J.L. Raymur of the Burrard Inlet Fishing Company regarding insurance and salt supplies. Access copies in file.

Findlay, Durham and Brodie

Henry John Cambie fonds

  • AM34
  • Fonds
  • 1759-1958, 1971

The fonds consists of field notebooks, survey notebooks, letterbooks, correspondence, and memoirs, as well as diaries and reminiscences of Cambie and of the Tatlow and Cornwall families and photographs of the Tatlow and Cambie families, homes, and friends.

Cambie, Henry John

Canadian Pacific Railway Company fonds

  • AM42
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1969

The fonds includes the following series: Approval books (1910-1959); Assessment districts and records of taxes (1945--1968); Duplicate deeds (1907-1965); Field note books (1885-1887); List of buildings relating to Vancouver Division - Vancouver Terminals (1884-1957); Miscellaneous records (1884-1962); Receipts and receipt books (1886-1969); Record of payments for properties, District Lot 526 (1962-1965); Registers of city lots (1886-1959); Staff registers (1880-1911); and Van Horne correspondence (1885-1887).

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

6th Regiment Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles fonds

  • AM48
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1930

The fonds includes the correspondence of the regiment and its predecessors, 1891-1906 and 1913-1916. There are also bound minute books for the Mess Committee, 1909-1911, Officers Fund Association, 1900-1905, "C" Company, 1900-1914, and Headquarters Company, 1908-1920; financial records, 1896-1914; curricular materials, 1898-1899; an undated set of military lectures; a transcript of a hearing of insubordination against Sgt. Maj. John Turner, 1898; a Record of Officers' Services, 1893-1920 (up-dated to 1930 by Major J.S. Matthews); Regimental Orders, 1903-1908 and 1915-1917; Standing Mess Rules, 1912; and a roll of Regimental Trophy Winners, 1904-1909.

Canada. Militia. Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles, 6th

Canadian Army Contingent (South African War) fonds

  • AM49
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1902

The fonds includes the militia orders setting quotas for Vancouver recruitment for the Canadian Yeomanry and Canadian Mounted Rifles; medical and other personal records of recruits; official and unofficial correspondence of Lt. Co. Worsnop regarding the Canadian Contingent; requisitions for clothing and equipment for the Canadian Yeomanry; and copies of a bill exempting enlistees from the provisions of the Mineral and Placer Mining Acts.

Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Contingent (South African War)

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

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

11th Machine Gun Battalion fonds

  • AM67
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1954

The fonds consists of the bound records, correspondence, orders, photographs and historical documents of the 11th Machine Gun Battalion, as well as maps, papers and correspondence pertaining to the Canadian Machine Gun Corps, C.E.F., and a typescript history of the 11th Machine Gun Battalion written by Lt. Col. Francis Layton in 1954.

Canada. Canadian Army. Machine Gun Battalion, 11th

Henry Herbert Stevens fonds

  • AM69
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1935, 1966, 1968

The fonds consists of correspondence and other materials on East Indian immigration, 1912-1916; the Komagata Maru incident, 1914 and 1916; immigration matters other than East Indian, 1912-1925; Vancouver port facilities, 1913-1916; the drug problem in Vancouver, 1921-1922; provincial politics in B.C., 1921-1923; the Grain Inquiry, 1918 and 1923-1924; and the Salmon Fisheries Treaty with the U.S.A., 1929. The fonds also includes clippings, scrapbooks, photographs (showing logging by the Aeroplane Spruce Company and various mills on the B.C. coast), and published items.

Stevens, Henry Herbert

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association fonds

  • AM324
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1975

Fonds consists of the constitution, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, circulars and other records of the British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association.

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association

Architectural Institute of British Columbia fonds

  • AM326
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1987

The fonds consists of early organizational records; correspondence; records pertaining to membership and licensure; Examining Board records; minutes of Annual and Special General Meetings and related correspondence; audit reports; records of committees, seminars and task forces; Council of Presidents records; Council and Executive Committee meeting minutes; records pertaining to the incorporation of architectural firms; records of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; subject files; and other records pertaining to the activities of the AIBC.

Architectural Institute of British Columbia

British Columbia Aviation Council fonds

  • AM70
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1965

The fonds includes minutes, financial records and annual reports of the Council for the period 1948-1965. The fonds also contains a brief concerning the clearing of artificial lakes, two photographs, and aviation maps of air facilities in B.C.

British Columbia Aviation Council

Homer family fonds

  • AM72
  • Fonds
  • 1868-1964

The fonds consists of family correspondence, 1868-1964; historical notes, photographs and other materials, 1931-1957; and clippings. Correspondence includes copies of letters from Governor Frederick Seymour and Sir John A. Macdonald to Mrs. J.A.R. Homer (509-F-6 file 6).

Homer family

Grouse Mountain Highway and Scenic Resort fonds

  • AM76
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1935

The fonds consists of four volumes of survey notes of G.P. Stirrett, 1926-1927; photographs of Grouse Mountain, the chalet and highway, and views of Vancouver, 1925-1926 ; Chinook Days by Tom MacInness, 1926, a book of stories published to mark the opening of the resort; the prospectus, 1925, and publicity materials, 1925-1933; business correspondence, 1924-1935; financial statements, 1925 - 1935; a record of toll-free passes, 1933-1935; and a visitor's book, 1933.

Grouse Mountain Highway and Scenic Resort

Grouse Mountain Scenic Incline Railway Company fonds

  • AM77
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1915

The fonds consists of a minute book, 1911-1913; business correspondence, 1910-1915; a blue-print of the proposed location; a sketch map of the southern part of D.L. 1345; and printed works.

Grouse Mountain Scenic Incline Railway Company

British Columbia Department of Public Works fonds

  • AM83
  • Fonds
  • 1907, 1927

The fonds includes the specifications for a courthouse to be erected on the block bounded by Georgia, Hornby, Howe and Robson Streets, for the Provincial Government of B.C., to be built in conformity with drawings prepared by F.M. Rattenbury of Victoria. Included are general conditions in contracting for the building. The fonds also includes the specification, issued by the Inspector of Electrical Energy, from the Court House in Vancouver, for installation of transformers and secondary wiring, lighting and a silo motor, at Colony Farm, Essondale. Tenders were submitted to the Minister of Public Works, Victoria.

British Columbia. Department of Public Works

Garfield King collection

  • AM135
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1921

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing clippings, letters and other assorted material on the subject of proportional representation collected between 1918 and 1921.

Frank Elmer Hall collection

  • AM141
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1957

The collection consists of legal papers and maps pertaining to the land holdings of Charles and Rebecca Desormier, Samuel Gintzburger and George W. Fuller. The collection also contains legal papers pertaining to Rickard and Frith (G.F. Frith Co. Ltd.) and assorted legal papers. There are also the manuscripts of two stories by "E.O.R." and Leonard I. Bentley's memoir of Saturday night in Vancouver, 1901.

Hall, Frank Elmer

Howe Sound Hotel fonds

  • AM143
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1908

The fonds consists of the Howe Sound Hotel guest register.

Howe Sound Hotel

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