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City of Vancouver fonds

  • COV
  • Fonds
  • 1886-present

The fonds consists of records made or received by the City of Vancouver and its various departments and offices, including boards and agencies that report directly to the City, as well as the records of the Municipality of Point Grey and the Municipality of South Vancouver prior to the amalgamation of these municipalities into the City of Vancouver on Jan 1, 1929. The fonds does not include the records of the Vancouver Public Library, the Vancouver Police Department, or the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation (these records may be found in each board's respective fonds).

Vancouver (B.C.)

Pacific Press fonds

  • AM1616
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1972

The fonds consists of news photographs of people featured in the Pacific Press newspapers the Vancouver Sun and the Province. The fonds also includes two cartoons.

Pacific Press

Men's Musical Club of Vancouver fonds

  • AM191
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1929

The fonds includes a combined minute book-scrapbook, which also contains financial statements and a membership list. There are also programmes for concerts (1919-1929) and photographs of the members.

Men's Musical Club of Vancouver

Malkin family fonds

  • AM674
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1979

The fonds consists of family correspondence, notes, diaries, notebooks, legal documents, photographs, and genealogical charts.

Malkin family

Margaret Bulman fonds

  • AM910
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1927

The fonds consists of Bulman's account books and correspondence.

Bulman, Margaret

Margaret Mitchell fonds

  • AM1380
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1993

Fonds contains records pertaining to community development and urban living issues in Vancouver.

Mitchell, Margaret A.

Margaret Rushton fonds

  • AM137
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1955

The fonds consists of correspondence, radio scripts, programmes and photographs pertaining the activities of the Parent-Teacher Association.

Rushton, Margaret E.

Marguerite Ford fonds

  • AM706
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2005; predominant 1973-1990

The fonds consist of records created and accumulated by Marguerite Ford during her work with the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Resources Board, the Point Grey Community Resources Board and other civic organizations. The files include committee minutes, correspondence, subject files, publications, financial records and personal correspondence

Ford, Marguerite

Mary Pack fonds

  • AM1018
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1986

Fonds consists of letters, cards, invitations, awards, photographs, speeches, notes, newsclippings, and other similar material documenting Pack's personal involvements with C.A.R.S. and other related organizations.

Pack, Mary

McCleery family fonds

  • AM114
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1959

The fonds includes a notebook belonging to Robert Wood (his sister Mary married F. McCleery in 1873); business and personal correspondence; clippings; publications; financial records and ledgers; diaries of William Wood, Fitzgerald McCleery, Samuel McCleery and Theodora Logan (daughter of Fitzgerald and Mary McCleery); photographs; mementos and letters of the Wood family; and school records.

McCleery family

Michael Huculak fonds

  • AM442
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1896, 1947-1984

The fonds consists of research notes and correspondence relating to the publication, When Russia Was in America, 1965-1975; biographies, memoirs and correspondence regarding the 50th Anniversary Committee (participants in the November 1, 1918 resurgence in the Western Ukraine); correspondence regarding Ukrainian folk art exhibit in Vancouver and donations to Museums, 1968-1970; family correspondence, memoirs and correspondence regarding British Columbia and Ukrainians. Also included is a manuscript "Ukrainians in British Columbia and their Contribution to the Cultural Life of the Province" translation, 1984.
The fonds is arranged into 6 series: 50th Anniversary, 1918-1968-Western Ukrainian resurgence; 150th Anniversary of the establishment of Canada's western boundary; British Columbia and Ukrainian research documents; Michael Huculak's correspondence and miscellaneous papers; Research notes; and Ukrainian folk art.

Huculak, Michael

Miller family fonds

  • AM819
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1983

The fonds consists of photocopies of various histories, notes, correspondence, photographs and genealogical information on the Miller and Springer families to 1983.

Miller family

Mitchell-Dwelly family fonds

  • AM504
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1960

The fonds consists of minutes of the Lynn Valley Institute, 1913-31; correspondence, 1917-1948; World War II memorabilia; postcards, 1935-38; certificate, 1883; unemployment insurance card, 1950; income tax return, 1949; hospitalization and insurance claims, 1948-50; membership cards, 1920; and clippings, ca. 1952. The fonds also includes some of Elizabeth Aston's correspondence with her sister in England during World War I.

Mitchell-Dwelly family

Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club fonds

  • AM264
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1905, 1929

The fonds consists of records produced by the Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club. Records include programmes of dances, a photo of the Mount Pleasant Quadrille Club, and a minute book of the Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club. The minutebook contains minutes of Club meetings, lists of members, as well as three reports of the operations of the Fire Department of the City of Vancouver, No. 5 Fire Company.

Mountaineers' Terpsichorean Club

Murchie family fonds

  • AM1292
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915]-1925

The fonds consists of a pen and ink sketchbook, transcripts of letters and of articles from newspapers and a photomechanical copy of a photograph of the Murchie family.

Murchie, Archibald

Murray Newman fonds

  • AM1287
  • Fonds
  • 1940-2012

The fonds consists of records pertaining to Dr. Newman's professional life as Director of the Vancouver Aquarium with personal notes and correspondence. It is comprised of eight series: correspondence, newspaper articles, Aquarium newsletters, manuscript notes, transcripts of oral histories, consultant reports, awards and scrapbooks as well as two bound unpublished manuscripts written by Newman chronicling his time during World War II and later traveling to various island locations in the Pacific Ocean, such as Australia, Guam, and the Trobriand Islands. For detailed listing see the file listing attached.

Newman, Murray A.

Native Sons of British Columbia fonds

  • AM463
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1975

The fonds consists of the minutes and correspondence of the Grand Post, as well as membership records, photographs, publications, and clippings.

Native Sons of British Columbia. Grand Post

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

Nelsons Laundries fonds

  • AM13
  • Fonds
  • 1959, 1963-1975

The fonds includes minutes of NELCO (Nelsons Lower Mainland Consultative Committee, a labour relations organization), some union and personnel records, advertising brochures, annual reports and other administrative records.

Nelsons Laundries Limited

Netta Turnbull fonds

  • AM380
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1955

The fonds consists of Turnbull's school papers, notebooks on Vancouver's Scottish organizations and ephemera.

Turnbull, Netta

New Westminster Board of Trade fonds : 1883-1961

  • AM440
  • Fonds
  • 1975

The fonds consists of minutes, 1906-1961; letterbooks 1888-1909; financial records 1883-1917 for membership; annual reports 1897, 1949-1974; and clippings 1923-1925.

New Westminster Board of Trade

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

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

St. James' Church fonds

  • AM403
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1938

The fonds consists of records created and received by the St. James' Church. Records include: registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; newsletters and histories of the church; and records of the St. Luke's Home, such as annual reports, minutes, registers, and accounts. Fonds contains three series: 1) Church registers ; 2) Miscellaneous church records; and 3) St. Luke's Home records.

St. James' Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Stuart Thomson fonds

  • AM1535
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1905]-1942

The fonds consists of Thomson's negatives depicting people, sporting events, business and industry, buildings, scenery, transportation and newsworthy events, such as royal visits, disasters and parades, mostly occuring in Vancouver and a series of oblique aerial photographs (CVA 1123).

Thomson, Stuart

Sigurdson Millwork Company fonds

  • AM1046
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1963

The fonds consists of 63 sheets of plans for an assortment of finishings for churches in B.C. Vancouver projects include millwork for Holy Rosary Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, and First United Church. Also included is 52 sheets of blueprints of architectural millwork for a number of CNR structures around the province, including 11 sheets pertaining to the Hotel Vancouver interior.

Sigurdson Millwork Company

Simson family fonds

  • AM170
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1956

The fonds includes private papers of William Chrow; a diary of Calvert Simson's trip from England; retail accounts; photographs; clippings; grocery accounts; published items dealing mainly with Vancouver's history; pilot charts of the oceans; miscellaneous notes relating to ships and shipping in early Vancouver; two logs kept by 3rd Officer R.V.A. Corbetts in 1925 and in 1927 on board SS Port Brisbane; and weather logs kept by Calvert Simson. Photographs depict views of Stanley Park, boats, Thomas Dunn and Company and a group portrait of those elected in Vancouver's first civic election.

Simson family

Sir George Bury fonds

  • AM979
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1987

The fonds consists of correspondence, articles written by Bury, and photographs by Bury pertaining to the Russian Revolution.

Bury, George, Sir

Smith, Davidson and Wright Ltd. fonds

  • AM861
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1947

The fonds consists of accounting records of Smith, Davidson and Wright, Ltd., and a drawing by Edward Goodall.

Smith, Davidson and Wright Ltd.

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation fonds

  • AM1556
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2009; predominant 1969-2005

Fonds consists of annual reports, budgets, meeting minutes, policies, correspondence, court records, proposals, research reports, publications, and subject files generated by SPEC in the course of carrying out its functions and activities. Arranged into the following series: administrative and financial records; board minutes and committee records; correspondence; court proceedings; directors files; projects, programs and events; reports, publications and newspapers; research and inquiry files; subject files and photographs.

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

Sue Wheeler cooperatives collection

  • AM961
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1987

The collection consists of minutes, organizational records, and newsletters documenting the development of cooperatives in Vancouver during the 1970s. Collection includes records of the Mountain Equipment Co-operative, Vancouver Co-operative Radio, Collective Resource and Services Workers' Co-operative, Agora Co-operative Food Association, Isadora's and Fed-Up Co-operative Wholesale Association.

Wheeler, Sue, collector

Teddy Lyons fonds

  • AM500
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1955

The fonds consists of photographs of the observation car and its passengers 1925-1950; streetcar tickets and transfers; safe-driving certificates 1934-1946; posters; and Buzzer and magazine articles on Lyons, and Lyons' conductor badge.

Lyons, Teddy

The Vancouver Society of Change Ringers fonds

  • AM1021
  • Fonds
  • 1988

Fonds consists of a Bell Restoration Proposal prepared by the Bell Restoration Committee of the Vancouver Society of Change Ringers. Included in the proposal are an index, summary, history and background, information on committee members, the proposal proper, cost summary and conclusions, terms of reference, minutes of meetings, correspondence, and noise by-law materials.

Vancouver Society of Change Ringers

Thomas Edwards fonds : 1928-1938

  • AM1090
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [199-?]

The fonds consists of drafts of annual balance sheets which include property lists and values.

Edwards, Thomas

Thomas Guns fonds

  • AM407
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1940

The fonds consists of bylaws for B.C. pilotages, 1893-1956, an undated pilotage rate book, year-end reports for the Vancouver Pilotage Authority, 1919, pilot licences, 1916-1935, and other personal papers, 1916-1940.

Guns, Thomas Salter

Thomas Hart collection

  • AM911
  • Fonds
  • 1913

The collection consists of an invoice and receipt issued by Mack Brothers, Undertakers, to Thomas Hart for the funeral of Henry Hart. The Mack Brothers (Robert A. and William A.) were undertakers with their business located at 2398 Granville.

Thomas Kilpatrick fonds

  • AM293
  • Fonds
  • 1903; 1909; reproduced [1973?]

The fonds consists of photocopies of records created and received by Thomas Kilpatrick as a result of his work in fundraising for the Hector Memorial project. Records include: correspondence, lists, accounts, a copy of the monument's inscription, and a letter from Kilpatrick's son, Thomas Donald Kilpatrick, describing his father's involvement in the Hector Memorial.

Kilpatrick, Thomas

Thomas Logie fonds

  • AM1019
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1912

Fonds consists of a Deed of Land conveying title of a property purchased in 1911 by Eric Hamber from Thomas Logie, 23 cheques drawn on the Bank of Vancouver by Mr. Logie, and one British Columbia Electric Railway Co. electric light bill.

Logie, Thomas

Thomas Sentell fonds

  • AM275
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1993

Fonds consists of incoming correspondence from Thomas Braidwood of B.C. Drugs Limited writing to the overseas Sentell who was serving in the Royal Canadian Engineers (1942-1945) and J.S. Matthews (1938-1964). Also included news clippings (1946-1993), records (1936, 1986), and copies of Sentell's drawings (1937-1938).

Sentell, Thomas Frederick

Thomas Townley fonds

  • AM28
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1918

The fonds consists of miscellaneous crown grants, conveyances and deeds relating to various lots on or near Burrard Inlet in Group One, New Westminster District. There are also papers touching on court cases and claims, political organizations, business ventures and investments, and copies of deeds, conveyances, mortgages, and miscellaneous real estate correspondence, municipal, provincial and federal. Also included is a photograph album presented to Townley by his fellow officers in 1897, and Townley's Governor General's Medal for mathematics and physical science, 1881, Trinity College.

Townley, Thomas O.

Tools for Peace fonds

  • AM1072
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1990

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, printed material, and photographs documenting the activities of the office of the B.C. Coordinator, and the office of the National Coordinator. The records are organized into nine series and listed alphabetically by series title.

Tools for Peace

Urban Design Centre fonds

  • AM989
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1977; predominant 1971-1976

The fonds consists of subject and administrative files containing minutes, notes, memos, correspondence, reports and miscellaneous background information from other agencies, project files, project plans, drawings and sketches.

Urban Design Centre

Colonel Victor Spencer family fonds

  • AM1470
  • Fonds
  • [1925?]-[1964?]

Fonds includes family films shot by various members of the Spencer family, including Col. Victor Spencer, his wife Gertrude, and their children Isabell Louise and Victor Vance Spencer. The films document the family at their homes in British Columbia. Locations include Aberthau in Vancouver, homes in West Vancouver, and some of the family ranches: Earlscourt Ranch in Lytton, Douglas Lake Ranch in Nicola Valley, Pavillion Ranch on Pavillion Mountain, and the Circle S Ranch at Dog Creek. The films document significant family events, holidays, family recreation, and family vacations.

Colonel Victor Spencer family

Eric (Sandy) Sanderson collection

  • AM1522
  • Fonds
  • [1938?]-1988

The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, published items, newspaper clippings, association minutes, financial statements, and photographs. Records were collected and created by Sandy Sanderson for his interest and work in the hospitality industry. The majority of the fonds are published items and reference materials, with a large percentage of newspaper clippings.
The fonds is arranged into five series: Subject files; Newsmen's Club; British Columbia Chefs' Association Newsletter - notes; Business papers; and Published items and reference material.

Sanderson, Sandy

ARTS Club fonds

  • AM1447
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1993

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing club memorabilia, composite photographs of club members, and photographs taken at club reunions. Photographs from the 1987 reunion have been arranged in a file entitled 1987 reunion snapshots. All other records have been arranged and described as discrete items.

ARTS Club

Carnwath-Anderson family fonds

  • AM1335
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1972

Fonds consists mainly of photographs, ca. 1900 to 1966, of the C.H. Carnwath family and the W.S. Anderson family and their friends participating in various sporting and social activities. Also included are exteriors and interiors of houses, nurses at Vancouver General Hospital and group and invidual portraits. Other materials include correspondence, high school certificates, 1912-1921, property records,1920's, genealogies and newspaper clippings concerning family members.

Carnwath-Anderson family

Elek Imredy fonds

  • AM1371
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1994

The fonds consists of the records of the sculptor Elek Imredy. They document his life and work, focusing on the decades following his emigration to Canada. The fonds consists of the following series: personal records, correspondence, teaching activities, project files, subject files, artwork, scrapbooks, albums and photographs, and miscellaneous files.

Imredy, Elek

Evelyn MacKechnie fonds

  • AM1381
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1979

The records reflect Mrs. MacKechnie's involvement in saving the entrance to Stanley Park from encroachment by proposed development and in the revitalization of Gastown. Included are minutes, reports, briefs, news clippings, correspondence, financial documents, submissions to City Council, maps, plans, drawings, research notes, photographs, flyers, etc.

MacKechnie, Evelyn Catherine

Frederick Davies fonds

  • AM1389
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1958

Fonds consists of construction contracts (1931-1953), correspondence (1922, 1938), church building dedication programs (1927-1952), news clippings (1928-1958), and photographs (1890-1966), relating to Frederick Davies' construction projects and his family.

Davies, Frederick

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