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Henry John Painter fonds

  • AM148
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1907]

The fonds consists of a bound volume containing information on the locations, assessed values and ownership of lots in Hastings Townsite.

Painter, John Henry

Bentley family fonds

  • AM151
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1920

The fonds consists largely of correspondence, including personal letters written by members of Mrs. Bentley's family and professional letters written to and by Dr. Bentley. Includes Bentley's resignation letter following a report on patient conditions at the provincial Asylum for the Insane. There are also two marriage certificates of Kathleen Violet, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Bentley, 1908 and 1920.

Bentley family

Clarke family fonds

  • AM157
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1914

The fonds consists of 33 diaries covering the years 1867-1914; miscellaneous financial records, 1896-1901; and printed works, including a rate book published by the Mainland Fire Underwriters' Association annotated by William Nelson Clarke, son of J.A. Clarke and father of Mrs. E. Bunting.

Clarke family

Crickmay and Bermingham fonds

  • AM164
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1909

The fonds consists of a ledger listing goods in bonded warehouses.

Crickmay and Bermingham

Gordon Scott fonds

  • AM289
  • Fonds
  • [1915?]-1966

The fonds consists of correspondence and other personal records, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Scott, Gordon W.

Hill family fonds

  • AM292
  • Fonds
  • 1821-1972

The fonds consists of miscellaneous personal papers and business correspondence of A. J. and A. E. Hill and other family members, 1821-1972. It includes maps, photographs, scrapbooks, printed materials, and books.

Hill family

Henry Whittaker fonds

  • AM315
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1971

The fonds consists of correspondence, including a section on stamp collecting, medical records, personal documentation, and clippings.

Whittaker, Henry

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association fonds

  • AM317
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1974

Fonds consists of the constitution, by-laws, minutes between 1925 and 1968, subject files, circulars, agreements, financial records, maps, publications and reports of the British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association. Also included is correspondence, 1967 to 1968, dealing with labour disputes, federal agencies, and national ship ownership.

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association

Brock House Society fonds

  • AM1555
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-2012

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of Brock House Society. Record types include correspondence, financial records, agreements and legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, reports, agendas, memorandums, newsletters, meeting minutes, and case files attached to specific committees. There are procedural manuals, permits and licenses, invitations, a constitution, application forms for grants and nominees for the B.C. Senior Award, which include resumes or curricula vitae and letters of recommendation.

The fonds has been organized into the following series: Brock minutes and records of the committees, Records of Brock House Restaurant and the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, B.C. Senior Award records, General Correspondence, Photographs and pieces of art work, Facilities maintenance papers, Publications and Brock House history, and Fundraising records.

Brock House Society

Jack Cornett fonds

  • AM269
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-1967

The fonds includes several speeches, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks and photographs.

Cornett, Jack W.

Jack Lindsay Ltd. Photographers fonds

  • AM1184
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1986, predominant 1942-1980

Fonds includes photographs and textual records produced by Lindsay during the course of his varied career. The photographs cover a wide variety of subjects including important events, views of the city, advertising, industries, parades, and businesses. Three series have currently been described: Vancouver News-Herald photographs (1940-1949); Commercial photographs (1940-1959); and, Pageant Productions photographs (1960-1961). The textual records include client cards and negative record books.

Lindsay, Jack

Leonard Dobbin fonds

  • AM106
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1937

The fonds consists of correspondence, accounts and legal papers pertaining to Dominion Airways and Yarrows Aircraft Corporation, as well as material on aircraft and aeronautics in general. The fonds also contains the Royal Air Force records of Henry C.W. Dobbin.

Dobbin, Leonard Alexander

Madeleine Roedde collection

  • AM675
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1895

The collection consists of two Christmas cards collected by Madeleine Roedde. One card is illustrated with a photograph of a trail in Stanley Park; the other card has a printed image of Cordova Street. The cards were produced around the turn of the century.

Lewis Popham fonds

  • AM189
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1960

The fonds consists of papers, memoranda, and photographs relating largely to Ioco Townsite and its development ca. 1917-1925. Included are records concerning Ioco and the provision of houses for workers, 1919-1920; records concerning Ioco Athletic Club and athletic activities; miscellaneous draft agreements drawn by Popham as a Justice of the Peace; a brief history he prepared on Standard Oil of N.J.; miscellaneous publications and copies of the Ioco Times, which he edited for a time; and several photographs, including one of the Ioco Baseball Club ca. 1922 and tennis matches ca. 1917.

Popham, Lewis G.

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

Little Mountain Area Human Resources Society fonds

  • AM804
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1978; predominant 1976-1978

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, grant reviews, correspondence and miscellaneous papers.

Little Mountain Area Human Resources Society

Lorne Brown fonds

  • AM968
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1974

The fonds consists of correspondence, yearbooks, reports, lectures, articles, printed ephemera, and photographs.

Brown, Lorne Ellis

Louis McDonald fonds

  • AM134
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1935

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of clippings, speeches and letters kept by Alderman McDonald from 1933-1935 concerning the building of the new Vancouver City Hall.

McDonald, Louis Drummond

Downtown South Residents' Rights Association fonds

  • AM1422
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2001

Fonds consists of the constitution and by-laws of the Downtown South Residents' Rights Association and correspondence and flyers created or received by the Association.

Downtown South Residents Rights Association

Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum and Arts Society collection

  • AM1432
  • Fonds
  • [19--]

Collection includes a photograph of a street scene dated 1927, possibly taken in Vancouver; a B.C. Electric Electric Railway fare ticket, undated; a blank public opinion survey form on sexual health and education issues produced by the Greater Vancouver Health League and the Junior Board of Trade; a City Archivist's report for 1941; a program entitled "Service Unveiling the Memorial Plaque of the Rev. Charles Montgomery Tate", 1940; and a Christmas card by Rendell Tractor and Equipment Co. Ltd. containing a photograph of Coal Harbour (Burns, Miller, photographers) showing Deadman's Island and the North Shore mountains (193-?).

Gordon Price fonds

  • AM1449
  • Fonds
  • 1978-2002

The fonds consists of records relating to Gordon Price's work as a member of CROWE during the early 1980s, as well as his participation in the City's research, planning, and evaluation activities regarding transportation and urban development. It is arranged into three record series: Concerned residents of the West End (1978-1986); Freelance writing (1981-1983); and Transportation and city planning (1980-2002). Includes discussion papers, reports, correspondence, news clippings, draft bylaws and legislation, copies of journal articles, and development proposals.

Price, Gordon

Central Lions CPR 374 Station Society collection

  • AM1378
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2000

Collection consists of two videos and associated papers of C.P.R. Locomotive 374, which pulled the first transcontinental passenger train into Vancouver on May 23, 1887. The Great Barrier video was filmed at Three-Valley Gap in 1937 to commemorate the 50th. anniversary of the arrival of the locomotive in Vancouver. The video 374, Hail the Conquering Hero, created in the late 1980s, documents the restoration of the locomotive and the community's involvement and attitudes towards it.

Fred Thurston fonds

  • AM1398
  • Fonds
  • 1890, 1909-1910

Fonds contains legal records pertaining to land purchased by Andrew Anderson in 1890 and sold to Fred Thurston in 1909. Fonds also includes a property tax assessment for the land for 1910. The land involved was D.L. 301, block 80, lots 16 and 17, located at the junction of New Westminster Road (now Kingsway), St. Catherine's Street and 18th Avenue.

Thurston, Fred

John F. Allison et al. collection

  • AM847
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1903

The collection consists of miscellaneous letters, pre-emption records and other material relating to land claimed by the Allisons, Walter Moberly, Thomas Glennie, Edgar Dewdney, John Coe and P. Nind in the area of Hope and the Similkameen.

John Fraser collection

  • AM299
  • Fonds
  • 1974

The collection consists of campaign pamphlets.

Fraser, John

James McIntosh fonds

  • AM104
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1889

The fonds consists of a letterbook of business correspondence, 1876-1889, for the most part connected with the business of the Shuswap Milling Company.

McIntosh, James

James Robison fonds

  • AM1002
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1976

The fonds consists of biographical files as well as reports and photographs documenting civic events and the activities of the Permits and Licenses Department of the City of Vancouver.

Robison, James

James Yale fonds

  • AM205
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1852

Fonds consists of various letters written and received by James Yale. Letters include an acknowledgement of a marriage ceremony witnessed by Yale, as well as various letters received by Yale from James Douglas, regarding conditions at various posts.

Yale, James Murray

Jean M. Storey collection

  • AM9
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1939

The collection consists of an annotated scrapbook compiled by Kaye MacPhail of newspaper editorials principally dealing with the beginning of World War II, 11 September 1939-11 December 1939, and an agreement between the Telegram Publishing and Printing Company of Vancouver and John M. Hay concerning street sales of the Telegram, 1891. Copies of eight newspapers 1891-1899: Daily World (Vancouver), 13 April 1891; Nanaimo Free Press, 15 February 1892; Victoria Daily Colonist, 17 July 1892; The Daily News (Victoria), 17 July 1892; Daily World, 8 April, 1893; Daily World, 13 December 1893; Rossland Weekly Miner, 28 January 1897; The Mail and Empire (Toronto), 6 February 1899.

Joanne Hughes collection

  • AM105
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1972

Collection consists of a broad sheet signed by "one of many liberals" which strongly condemns Sir Wilfred Laurier's position on the conscription issue during the First World War; a preliminary survey, not drawn to scale, of the cemetery across from McMillan Island, which includes sketches of gravestones and lists of inscriptions, prepared by Mrs. Joanne Hughes, 2 April, 1972; and an itemised account of the building costs of a four room bungalow built 1940-1941 by Joseph Lawrence near Vancouver for F.R. Hughes, his son-in-law. There is also a photograph of the house at 5734 Bruce Street, Vancouver.

John Reynolds Tite fonds

  • AM50
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1918

The fonds consists of military diaries (1914-1918), a notebook (1901), a scrapbook (1897-1898), and publications (1903-1904).

Tite, John Reynolds

John Roberts fonds : 1887-1890

  • AM387
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [19--]

The fonds consists of Roberts' diary kept between 1887 and 1890, which records family and business affairs.

Roberts, John Hugh

John Sprott fonds

  • AM818
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1888, 1899

The fonds consists of two letterbooks (1885-1888, 1899) of outward letters from Sprott, Road Inspector, concerning road building and maintenance, primarily in the Lower Mainland.

Sprott, John Hardie

Junior League of Greater Vancouver fonds

  • AM1439
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-2003

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records of the Junior League of Greater Vancouver, as well as collected items such as newspaper clippings. The records document the activities of the society from its beginnings until the society closed in 2003. The fonds is arranged in twelve series: Administrative records; Anniversaries, Celebrations and awards; Audiovisual records; Committee records; Community project records; Financial records; Fundraising records; Membership records; Minutes; Photographs; Publications; and Scrapbooks and newspaper clippings.

Junior League of Greater Vancouver

Grandview Sheet Metal Works Limited collection

  • AM262
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1931

Collection consists of a certificate of membership issued to the Grandview Sheet Metal Works Limited by the Canadian Manufacturers Association, and five photographs of displays exhibited by the company.

Grandview Sheet Metal Works Limited

Henry A. Tabbers fonds

  • CVA 344
  • Fonds
  • 1970

The fonds consists of Tabbers' photographs of scenic views of coastal mountains and inlets.

Tabbers, Henry A.

A.J. Ingram collection

  • AM347
  • Fonds
  • 1917

The collection consists of photocopies of two newsclippings and a letter relating to the sinking of the British transport "Cameronia" in the Mediterranean in April 1917.

Ingram, A.J.

Anne Angus fonds

  • AM351
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1977

The fonds consists of biographical material and notes prepared for the publication "Children's Aid Society of Vancouver, B.C."; files relating to Laura Holland and the Children's Aid Society, the Social Planning Committee of the Community Chest and Council of Greater Vancouver, 1950-1954, and the Canadian Welfare Council, 1950-1954; articles by Henry Forbes Angus; and a photocopy of his "My First Seventy-Five Years".

Angus, Anne Margaret

First Baptist Church collection

  • AM331
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1937

The collection consists of a typed history, accompanied by photographs and pamphlets, including one documenting the opening of West Point Grey Baptist Church, April 16th, 1961.

First Baptist Church

Gillian Roberts collection

  • AM401
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1976

The collection consists of two student essays, "The Point Atkinson Lighthouse" and "The Burrard Inlet Pilotage 1879-1920 and the Caulfeild Pilot Station". There is also a photocopy of an indenture transferring Caulfeild lands in 1912.

Roberts, Gillian

Canadian Pacific Air Lines Ltd. fonds : 1936-1972

  • AM416
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1976

The fonds consists of two scrapbooks containing legal agreements, financial statements and corporate data concerning the pre amalgamation firms; typescripts, reports, and speeches on the history and operation of the firm 1944-1968; organizational charts; and correspondence for 1945. Printed items include company newsletters 1942-1944; advertising brochures; clippings; magazine articles, and photographs.

Canadian Pacific Air Lines

Alexandra Neighbourhood House fonds

  • AM420
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1972

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, financial statements, and annual reports of the organization, as well as reports and documentation of the agency's recreational programming, social work services, and neighbourhood development projects. There are some case files relating to families that received social service assistance, as well as some clippings, and photographs. Fonds includes records of the Alexandra Non-Sectarian Orphanage and Home for Children, Alexandra Community Activities, and Community Chest and Councils of the Greater Vancouver Area.

Alexandra Neighbourhood House

Bushnell family fonds

  • AM360
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1959

The fonds consists of field notes (1912-1921); maps and blueprints from Bushnell's work, particularly the Lillooet Mining District, 1928-1943; bills and receipts; clippings, correspondence and material related to schooling and military service; records of surveying in the Vancouver area; material relating to the activities of the Corporation of Land Surveyors of the Province of British Columbia; plans of Bushnell residence; and subdivision plan of Shaughnessy Heights; and photographs of his family and friends and of his military life and surveying career, with views of Vancouver homes, harbour and docks.

Also present are the records of other members of the Bushnell family. Including Bushnell's daughter Christina Susan (Susie) Stenersen (nee Bushnell), son James Henry Oakes (Harry) Bushnell, and wife, Christina Frances Bushnell. Also present are records relating to Gunner Stenersen, Christina's husband. These include scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, school reports, diaries, and postcard albums.

Bushnell, James Henry

Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company collection

  • AM182
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1920

The collection consists of an Indenture dated 31 October 1896, a receipt dated 30 November 1896, and the printed copy of the Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company (Amendment) Act.

Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company

Henry Hudson School Parent-Teacher Association fonds

  • AM185
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1931

The fonds consists of the Association's minutebook from its first meeting in 1919 up to June 1924; committee reports; and a handbook outlining the constitution of the Parent-Teacher Federation and Parent-Teacher Association.

Henry Hudson School Parent-Teacher Association

Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver fonds

  • AM199
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1947

The fonds consists of minutes of the weekly meetings of the Advisory Committee; correspondence, including inquiries regarding properties for sale, individual reactions to the confiscation and copies of correspondence from the secretary of State and from the Department of the Secretary of State; listings of individual properties and the history of their disposal, together with general policies re sales; a copy of the Report of the Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver, June 1945; printed catalogues of unsold property; and clippings.

Canada. Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver

Emma Walker fonds

  • AM209
  • Fonds
  • 1938-54

Fonds consists of a scrapbook compiled by Mrs. Emma J. Walker. Included in the scrapbook are Walker's account of the plan, newspaper clippings, copies of resolutions by the National Council of Women, letters of appreciation from Buckingham Palace and from the Office of the Agent-General, and outlines of the Kinsmen Trust scholarships.

Walker, Emma J.

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