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Vancouver Real Estate Board fonds

  • AM101
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1889

The fonds consists of minutes of the Vancouver Real Estate Board of 1888. The volume also includes a price list, and maps from later custodians of the volume.

The volume also includes notations in the hand of JS Matthews, some of which state incorrect information on the relationship between the 1888 Vancouver Real Estate Board and the later Vancouver Real Estate Exchange formed in 1919.

Vancouver Real Estate Board [1888]

Vancouver General Hospital fonds

  • AM320
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1992

Fonds consists of published annual reports for 1905, 1908 and 1912-1955; minutes of the Board of Directors, 1902-1958; minutes of the Medical Board, 1931-1965; general correspondence files (mainly of the chief administrator) 1906-1980; medical staff minutes, 1888-1920; minutes of various committees, 1902-1975; statistical reports, 1928-1949 and 1971-1975; miscellaneous items of historical interest from the Public Relations Department of the hospital, 1886-1977; and records regarding building and property development, 1937; 1979-1992.

Vancouver General Hospital

Thomas D. Kilpatrick collection

  • AM610
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1978

The collection consists of three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, 1909-1910, relating to the railroads, ships, agriculture and the development in B.C. communities. There are also photocopies of a seniority list of C.P.R. engineers, 1908; pages from "The Geographical Directory of the Railway Officials of America" 1906; a photograph of the C.P.R. Western Lines officers 1906; a 1972 manuscript by William Sharp on the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; extracts from the minutes of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Div. 320, 1888-1898; and other C.P.R. staff information.

Jamison Family collection

  • AM184
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1901

The collection consists of photocopies of legal papers and letters submitted as evidence in the case of Smith vs. Jamison, heard at the Vancouver Assize on 20 November 1919.

Jamison family, James

James Crookall fonds

  • AM640
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1960

The fonds consists of publications relating to the Vancouver Photographic Society; issues of The British Journal Photographic Almanac (1927, 1933-1939); and James Crookall's photographs depicting Vancouver scenery, streets and buildings, fish boats and other vessels, air shows, canneries, golf matches, and the Steveston fishing community. It also contains one film. The fonds is arranged into two series: James Crookall collected publications, and James Crookall photographs.

Crookall, James

British Columbia Rugby Union fonds

  • AM742
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1958, 1889-1930 predominant

The fonds consists of minutes 1889-1930 and a souvenir programme 1958.

British Columbia Rugby Union

Vancouver and District Trades and Labour Council fonds : 1889-1961

  • AM307
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1976

The fonds consists of copies of minutes of the Trades and Labour Council, 1889-1961; minutes of the B.C. Federationist Limited, 1912 1922; minutes of the Vancouver Labour Temple Company, 1909-1920; correspondence and minutes from the One Big Union and the Oil Refinery Workers Union, 1918-1921; and copies of the B.C. Federationist, 1911-1920, and its successor, the Labour Statesman, 1924-1952.

Vancouver and District Trades and Labour Council

British Columbia Registrar of Voters fonds

  • AM636
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1900

The fonds consists of three Voters' Lists covering the Vancouver Electoral district of the province. The three bound volumes, 1889 1890, 1890-1893 and 1900, are handwritten and alphabetically record names, addresses, occupations and dates of registration for each registered voter in the city.

British Columbia. Registrar of Voters

Benjamin Codville collection

  • AM834
  • Fonds
  • 1889

The collection consists of Excursion Committee and Reception Committee ribbons from Dominion Day celebrations, 1889, Vancouver.

Codville, Benjamin

Samuel Hallander collection

  • AM167
  • Fonds
  • 1889

The collection consists of a certificate of competency as fourth class engineer which was presented to Samuel Hallander in January 1889, signed by Charles H. Tupper, Minister of Marine and Fisheries.

Hallander, Samuel Fitzof

Point Atkinson Lighthouse fonds

  • AM37
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1931

The fonds consists of a diary kept by Walter Erwin, 1889, 1896, and 1900, and four volumes of logbooks kept by Thomas D. Grafton, 1910 - 1931.

Department of Marine-Lighthouse Service, Canada. Point Atkinson Lighthouse

British Columbia - Shipping Notebook

  • AM482
  • Item
  • 1889-1898

The collection consists of a notebook containing notes on Union Steamship Company vessels 1889-1892, freightage charges for different cargoes, and rates and fare schedules for other steam ship companies operating along the B.C. coast and the Lower Fraser River ca. 1900.

Garden, Hermon and Burwell fonds

  • AM12
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1910

The fonds consists of correspondence, memoranda, specifications, drawings, and support documents concerning the construction of the Vancouver Street Railway in 1889-1890; receipts and invoices 1893-1899; 1910 correspondence between the Property Owners of Hastings Townsite and the Provincial Health Department relating to proposed location of the Isolation Hospital; and a copy, 1910, of an agreement between property holders and promoters of an electric tramway.

Garden, Hermon and Burwell, Provincial Land Surveyors

David Salmond Malcolm Mitchell collection

  • AM120
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1953

Collection contains a program of a concert given by the Central School on 31 October 1899 at the Imperial Opera House; a letter written by David Mitchell in 1949 to Mr. E.B. MacMaster, Secretary, Vancouver Pioneers' Association, commenting on the program; copies of photographs of David Mitchell in 1889 and 1894; and a newspaper clipping dated March 1953 about the 1899 concert.

Mitchell, David Salmond Malcolm

C.T.W. Piper fonds

  • AM30
  • Fonds
  • 1889, 1898-1899

The fonds consists of Piper's wage book for his contracting business, 7 June 1889 and 20 May 1898 - 24 November 1899, showing wages paid to several workmen, principally carpenters on building projects. The 1889 accounts refer to St. Levan Road buildings, Plymouth[?], England, and the remainder are mainly housing projects in Vancouver's West End.

Piper, C.T.W.

British Columbia Electric Railway Company fonds

  • AM321
  • Fonds
  • 1889-[ca.1897], 1923-1964

The fonds includes a general history, including organizational charts; appraisals of property; records pertaining to a public utilities commission inquiry into rates and property; reports on the mainland power system and financial reserves; drawings of street railway track details (1889-ca.1897); promotional materials on public transit; and photographs of motor and trolley buses, staff, and educational and promotional events of the B.C.E.R.

British Columbia Electric Railway Company

New Westminster Agency of the Department of Lands and Works fonds

  • AM94
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1906

The fonds consists of notices, indentures and other legal documents from the files of the New Westminster Agency of the Department of Lands and Works. The majority of the documents are concerned with mining claims in the area of Texada Island.

British Columbia. Department of Lands and Works. New Westminster Agency

Vancouver County Loyal Orange Lodge No.1 fonds

  • AM1485
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1996

The fonds consists of administrative records, reports, correspondence, minutes, membership registers and publications documenting the operation of the Vancouver County Loyal Orange Lodge No.1. The fonds also contains records created by the affiliated primary lodges and organizations, as well as records of the Grand Orange Lodge of British Columbia.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Vancouver County Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1 records (1921-1995), Primary lodges of Vancouver County records (1905-1996), Vancouver Royal Black Preceptory No. 802 records (1902-1996), Non-affiliated lodges records (1899-1986), Grand Orange Lodge of British Columbia records (1903-1993), Reports and publications (1928-1996), Certificates and Photographs (1889-1990).

Vancouver County Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1

Arthur Morton collection

  • AM860
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1984

The collection consists of family history and genealogical material concerning the descendants of John Morton (b.1764); copy of a letter from John Morton (b.1834); copies of letters from Joseph Morton, Vancouver real estate broker, to Beaumont Morton, 1913-1926; photographs.

Morton, Arthur

King Edward High School collection

  • AM1010
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1983

The collection consists of King Edward High School yearbooks, publications, news clippings, and photographs. The collection also includes photographs and news clippings related to the Vancouver Community College King Edward Campus.

King Edward High School

Vancouver Club fonds

  • AM306
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1975

The fonds consists of registers of shareholders and trustees, and candidates for members, rules, regulations and constitution, and annual reports.

Vancouver Club

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

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

Robertson and Company fonds

  • AM19
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1895

The fonds consists of real estate listings of lots for sale, rentals, and farmlands for sale.

Robertson and Company

Robert Barker fonds

  • AM357
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1933

Fonds consists of a certificate naming Robert Barker as Public Notary and photographs of Robert Barker, the Barker cemetery plot at Mountain View cemetery, and the 400 block of Homer Street.

Buscombe family fonds

  • AM267
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1942

The fonds consists of records created and received by members of the Buscombe family. Records include correspondence, agreements, accounts, maps and plans, photographs, and other records.

Buscombe family

Chief Capilano collection

  • AM121
  • Fonds
  • 1890

The collection consists of a receipt for $15.00 signed (by mark) by Chief Capilano, a Chief of the Capilano Band Squamish Tribe, on 16 June 1890.

Vancouver Art Association collection

  • AM154
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1944

The collection consists of a catalogue of the First Annual Exhibition held by the Vancouver Art Association in 1890; an excerpt copied from a newspaper of 1891 advertising art classes; excerpts copied from letters of Mrs. Annie Richards (formerly Mrs. William Webster) dated 1939 and 1944; a 1939 Art Gallery Bulletin containing an editorial "Art in the Gay Nineties"; a pamphlet commemorating the Vancouver City Museum Golden Jubilee, 1944; and a 1944 newspaper clipping "Art Museum Was Success From Start".

Vancouver Art Association

Richard H. Trueman fonds

  • AM1589
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1911

The collection consists of photographs by Trueman of scenes on the Canadian Pacific Railway route, the Yoho Valley, Banff, Lake Louise, Blackfeet Indians, the Northwest Territories, Steveston, Vancouver and Victoria.

Trueman, Richard Henry

Edward Odlum fonds

  • AM190
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1910

The fonds consists of minute books of the Imperial Steamship Company Limited, 1890-1895, and the Grandview Progress Association, 1907-1910; correspondence; photographs; maps; and published items.

Odlum, Edward

Ladies' Orange Benevolent Association collection

  • AM176
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1967

The collection contains newsletters, reports of proceedings, correspondence and programmes. Also present are two histories: one of the R.W. Grand Lodge of B.C., May 1955 to May 1963; and the other of Miypah Lodge No. 200, 1918-1942.

Ladies' Orange Benevolent Association

James Robison collection

  • AM769
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1890-1912

The collection consists of postcards and an album of tobacco trading cards.

John Francis Bursill fonds

  • AM122
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1959

The fonds consists of Bursill's writings, including The Gold Stripe No. 2, 1919, and The Book of the Pageant of Vancouver, 1914; clippings, 1906-1951; correspondence and articles related to the Collingwood Institute Library; memoranda, 1912-1928; and photographs.

Bursill, John Francis

Neelands Bros. photograph collection

  • AM1639
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]

The collection consists of photographs by Neelands Brothers of Nelson, B.C. of the Canadian Pacific Railway route in B.C. and Nelson.

Neelands Bros.

Klondike Steamer collection

  • AM1142
  • Item
  • ca. 19--

Collection consists of a single plan depicting structural details of the vessel.

Robert McKay Fripp collection

  • AM228
  • Item
  • 1890

The collection consists of a manuscript account by R.M. Fripp entitled "A Short Expedition in B.C.", detailing the journey to the source of Capilano Creek, 1890.

Fripp, Robert McKay

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

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.

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

A. Bryan Williams collection

  • AM551
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1940

The collection consists of a Bank of British Columbia passbook belonging to A. Bryan Williams, 1891-1902, a map of the Yale District, B.C., 1906, six photographs, including three re hunting and fishing, 1910-1940, and three re hydraulic mining, ca. 1900.

Williams, Arthur Bryan

Archie McDiarmid fonds

  • AM934
  • Fonds
  • 1891, 1910-[ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of photographs of McDiarmid in various sports events and group pictures of Vancouver Fire Department personnel. Includes McDiarmid's certificate of participation in the 1920 Olympic Games at Antwerp, Belgium.

McDiarmid, Archie

Union local certificates collection

  • AM60
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1958

The papers consist of thirteen charters granted to Vancouver union organizations:
1) Feb. 1891 - Journeymen Stone Cutters' Association of North America;
2) May 1891 - International Association of Machinists;
3) Apr. 1903 - International Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees;
4) Mar. 1904 - The Grand Lodge of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen;
5) Dec. 1916 - Boot and Shoe Workers' Union;
6) Jan. 1916 - United Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and Railway Shop Labourers;
7) Jan. 1928 - Union Label Trades Department;
8) Oct. 1928 - International Brotherhood of Firemen, Oilers, Helpers, Round House and Railroad Shop Labourers;
9) May 1929 - Federated Association of Letter Carriers of the Dominion of Canada;
10) Dec. 1935 - The Trade and Labour Congress of Canada to the Dyers, Cleaners, Pressers Union;
11) Sept. 1944 - American Federation of Labour to Radio Station Employees' Union;
12) Apr. 1945 - Distillery, Rectifying and Wine Workers;
13) Mar. 1958 - The National Union of Public Employees to Metropolitan District Council of Public Employees.

Union Steamship Company of British Columbia fonds

  • AM75
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1958

The fonds consists of minute books, financial records, advertising materials, newspaper clippings, schedules, a typescript history of the company by Jessie M. Van der Burg, postcards, and an extensive photograph collection. Photographs depict Union Steamship Company vessels, personnel, facilities, resort properties, and miscellaneous other subjects.

Union Steamship Company of British Columbia

Edward P. Ames fonds

  • AM778
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1955

The fonds consists of business records, including leases, agreements and contracts, arbitration reports, correspondence, court decisions, plans, architectural drawings and maps.

Ames, Edward P.

Captain William Watts fonds

  • AM510
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1939

The fonds consists of a Vancouver Shipyards' ledger, 1892-95. Fonds also includes an account book for ships on Harrison Lake, 1898-1900, including some articles on marine engines.

Watts, William

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

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

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

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