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George J. McInnis collection

  • AM456
  • Item
  • 1920-1955

The collection consists of photocopies of a manuscript index to the Canadian Merchant Service Guild annuals, 1920-1955.

George Henry Keefer collection

  • AM443
  • Fonds
  • 1936

The collection consists of George Keefer's memoirs of his life and work in various British Columbia and American locations. The recollections were written in 1936.

Keefer, George Henry

George Henry Cowan fonds

  • AM800
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1957

The fonds consists of correspondence, speeches and related notes, expense reports, certificates and publications pertaining to Cowan's personal life, political involvement and career and his legal career.

Cowan, George Henry

George Fitch fonds

  • AM1088
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1950

The fonds includes photographs, correspondence and clippings which provide an outline of Fitch's enterprises. Photographs depict Fitch's World War 1 service, his employment as private secretary to the Mayor of Vancouver, and his career as a wrestling promoter for the Vancouver Boxing Commission.

Fitch, George

George Cran fonds

  • AM889
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1981

The fonds consists of personal memoirs and papers, business correspondence, scripts of speeches, clippings and photographs.

Cran, George A.

Gay Alliance Toward Equality fonds : 1971-1980

  • AM720
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [1980]

The fonds consists of the constitution and position papers, 1971-1974; and minutes and correspondence, 1971-1980.

Gay Alliance Toward Equality

Gault Brothers fonds

  • AM372
  • Fonds
  • 1899-[ca. 197-?]

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, stock records, and ledgers of the Gault Brothers as well as the minutes of the Caribou Shipping Company and Caribou Brand Catalogues.
The fonds is arranged into 6 series: Biographical and historical files of Gault Brothers Limited, Caribou Shipping Company Limited records, Financial records of Gault Brothers Limited, Gault Brothers Limited publications and news clippings, Gault Brothers Limited stock ownership records,and Organizational papers of Gault Brothers Limited.

Gault Brothers

Gastown Merchants' Association fonds

  • AM565
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1975

The fonds consists of minutes, newsletters, notices of meetings, posters and other promotional brochures for the Gastown Merchants' Association; correspondence, mostly between the city government, the United Fruit Growers and Al Bowen; and plans.

Gastown Merchants' Association

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.

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

Gammage Family collection

  • AM329
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1906

The collection consists of a wedding invitation, letter of sympathy from the Fernie Liberal Association, and appointment of Mrs. Martha Gammage as postmaster.

Gammage family

G.P. Bainbridge et al. collection

  • AM923
  • Item
  • 1797

The collection consists of a letter dated October 26, 1797 from Captain George Vancouver at Petersham to James Symes requesting correction of sums paid at the Cape of Good Hope, 1791, and Valparaiso, 1795, to several persons. Captain Vancouver used an incorrect exchange rate.

G.H. Moyls collection

  • AM1031
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1950

Fonds consists of 13 scrapbooks of press clippings of Vancouver amateur sporting events for the period 1940 to 1950 and one scrapbook of press clippings, pamphlets, etc. of the coronation of King George VI, 1937.

Moyls, G.H.

Fruit Magazine Publishing Company fonds

  • AM1023
  • Fonds
  • 1909

Fonds consists of a book of minutes for the first five meetings of the company. Content is mostly of an organizational nature.

Fruit Magazine Publishing Company

Friends of Chamber Music fonds

  • AM278
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2012

The fonds consists of minutes; financial statements; annual reports, including those of Presidents and Committee Chairmen; correspondence; membership lists; list of programmes, typescript, all concerts; accommodation, booking and seating; brochures; programmes; programmes, Young Musicians; scrapbook; and three copies of Friends of Chamber Music, A History of Twenty-Five Years, Vancouver 1973, by Rachel Giese.

Friends of Chamber Music

Freemasons Inner Light Lodge No. 399 fonds

  • AM831
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1969

The fonds consists of minute books, correspondence, attendance sheets, hymns, membership registers, and certificates pertaining to Inner Light Lodge, No. 399, and a membership list for the Theosophical Society, Hermes Lodge.

Freemasons. Inner Light Lodge No. 399

Frederick Ramsey fonds

  • AM670
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1969

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports to Council, some minutes of the Special Joint Committee on Skid Row Problems and the sub committees; technical reports and briefs, minutes of the Downtown Eastside Clergy; and other reference papers.

Ramsey, Frederick A., Reverend Canon

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

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

Fred Hancock collection

  • AM384
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1974

The collection consists of two planning studies written by Fred Hancock.

Hancock, Fred

Fred Fisher collection

  • AM88
  • Fonds
  • 1971

Collection consists of two 45 rpm records of music composed by Fred Fisher for B.C.'s Centennial, and copies of the songs. There is also a list of the performers and a business card.

Fraser Valley Milk Producers' Association fonds

  • AM310
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1978, 1981

The fonds contains minutes, milk agreements, membership records, financial papers, published records, ledgers, a membership index, manuals of operation, pamphlets, historical manuscripts and ephemera, speeches by Dan Nicholson (President of the Association), papers relating to the British Columbia Royal Commission on Milk (1954-1955), and transcripts of interviews with pioneers. Also included are scrapbooks, audio tapes of annual meetings, and photographs. The fonds also includes records of Royal Dairies Limited (originally Young Hoy Limited). Photographs in the fonds depict the construction of the Burnaby plant (1962-1963) and various photographs pertaining to the Association and the Fraser Valley in general. The fonds is arranged into 23 series.

Fraser Valley Milk Producers' Association

Fraser River Coalition fonds

  • AM1542
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2006

The fonds consists of textual records related to the concerns, areas of interest and actions of the Fraser River Coalition and are defined by the region in and around the Fraser River and more specifically the area around Vancouver International Airport.
Minutes of Coalition meetings that occured mostly monthly with a few special meetings from 1977-2006. There are minutes of the Vancouver International Airport Authority at which various Coalition members were attendees. YVR Environmental Advisory Committee minutes from 2005 are also included. Newspaper clippings, publications,pamphlets and notes are grouped into topics of interest generally around an environmental or wildlife issue within the Fraser River area including the Delta Port Expansion, UBC Pacific Spirit Park cliff erosion management planning and environmental assessments both provincially and nationally. Funding applications including the Vancity Community Partnership Program Form which funded the Fraser River Coalition Pamphlet series in 2003. These ten pamphlets describe and educate on areas of concern within the Fraser River.
Correspondence to and from the Fraser River Coalition with the following: local community groups, Minister of Environment and Transportation, Deputy Prime Minister, Mayor, City Council in New Westminster and Vancouver as well as the Planning Departments of both regions as well as community members.

Fraser River Coalition

Fraser Mills collection

  • AM312
  • Item
  • 1910

The collection consists of a census book of Fraser Mills dated 1910.

Frank Woodside fonds

  • AM133
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1941

The fonds consists of civic legal documents, correspondence, newspapers, memorabilia, and mine reports. There is also a photograph which was probably taken during the building of the 2nd Narrows Bridge.

Woodside, Frank Everett

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

Frank Archibald Haines collection

  • AM899
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1945

The collection consists of a discharge certificate, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1919; discharge certificate, Canadian Army, 1945; tradesmen's qualifications certificate; and document case.

Haines, Frank Archibald

Frank Appelbe fonds

  • AM1661
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1968

The fonds consists of Appelbe's photographs of aerial views of the west side of Vancouver and the West End; and views of the RCMP vessel St. Roch, Coal Harbour and railway shops and rolling stock in West Vancouver.

Appelbe, Frank

Francis Pilkington fonds

  • AM879
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1970

The fonds consists of correspondence, pamphlets, working drafts of publications, letters to the editor, manuscripts and biographical data.

Pilkington, Francis C.

Francis Carter-Cotton fonds

  • AM752
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1919

The fonds consists of incoming correspondence from various notables of Carter-Cotton's time, among them Wilfred Laurier and Sandford Fleming. There are miscellaneous personal papers and legal documents, and a collection of early newspapers, including the first edition of the Daily News published after the Great Fire of 1886. Also included are photographs of the provincial legislature and the News-Advertiser.

Carter-Cotton, Francis Lovet

Francis Black fonds

  • AM149
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1910

The fonds includes an article by F.M. Black, published in Scotland in 1893, entitled Down the Selkirks on the Cowcatcher, together with a covering letter by Black to Mr. Cotterell of the C.P.R. The fonds also includes newspaper clippings.

Black, Francis Mollison

Forwin Bogdan collection

  • AM993
  • Fonds
  • 1906 - 1990

The collection consists of programmes, brochures, newsletters, Christmas cards, certificates and photographs.

Bogdan, Forwin

Flora M. Thompson fonds

  • AM1603
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2003

Fonds consists of photographs primarily showing the decorative wrought iron hand rails at the entrances of houses in the Marpole neighbourhood. Taken at different periods from 1995-2003, Thompson took these photographs specifically to document the wrought iron detailing and many of these buildings have now been demolished. Other photographs included in this fonds show houses on Beach Avenue downtown boarded up for demolition, Kitsilano Showboat performances, and scenes at Vanier Park in winter.

Thompson, Flora M.

First Shaughnessy Planning Study Citizens' Working Committee fonds

  • AM917
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1986

The fonds consists of the papers of the First Shaughnessy Planning Study Citizens' Working Committee. It also includes consultants reports and papers of other planning agencies relating to the development of the First Shaughnessy Plan.

First Shaughnessy Planning Study Citizens' Working Committee

First Presbyterian Church fonds

  • AM29
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1918

The fonds consists of original and photostat versions of a baptismal register, 1885-1918. There is a gap between April 1908 and July 1911.

First Presbyterian Church

First Lutheran Church fonds : 1892-1952

  • AM749
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1980

The fonds includes the congregational minute book, 1900 1952; register of Baptisms etc., 1892-1953; minute book of youth group 1909 1913; and the constitution and account book of Ladies Aid, 1899-1930.

First Lutheran Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

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

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

F.C. Innes and Company fonds

  • AM38
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1899

The fonds consists of business correspondence, largely involving real estate transactions and inquiries. There are copies of several mortgages drawn up by the firm, and replies from Eastern Canada, the United States and Britain to various real estate advertisements place by the F.C. Innes Co. There are also deeds for property sold by the Company.

F.C. Innes and Company

Expo 86 collection

  • AM1006
  • Fonds
  • 1985

The collection consists of microfilmed copies of Expo 86 site plans. These include specification books and tender inquiries. Specific EXPO sites include: International Pavilion, Monorail Stations, and the Expo Theatre. An index is provided.

British Columbia Enterprise Corporation

Excelsior Gold Mining Company fonds

  • AM25
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1899

The fonds consists of minutes of meetings of the directors, 10 May 1897 - 9 May 1899.

Excelsior Gold Mining Company

Everett Crowley fonds

  • AM904
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1984

The fonds consists of papers, publications and photographs relating to various topics: the Vancouver Junior Board of Trade, the Rowell-Sirois Report, provincial-municipal relations, Vancouver City Planning Commission, discrimination and Vivian Engine Works Ltd.

Crowley, Everett

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

Eva Matsuzaki collection

  • AM833
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1974

Collection consists of records documenting the early study phase of the project to re-purpose the old provincial court house which eventually resulted in creation of the present home of the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Records consist of a photographic survey of the interior and exterior prior to renovations, a two-part feasibility report prepared for the City in 1974, and architectural drawings of the courthouse from original construction through a number of additions and renovations to the early 1970s.

Matsuzaki, Eva

Eustace Smith Ltd. fonds

  • AM893
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1966

The fonds consists of timber estimates by Eustace Smith and others, including cruise reports, correspondence, tables, and maps for many coastal areas of British Columbia and a few interior areas.

Eustace Smith Ltd.

Ethlyn Trapp fonds

  • AM211
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1971

The fonds consists of personal and professional correspondence. Fonds includes letters received and some copies of letters sent by Ethlyn Trapp. Correspondents include colleagues, friends, representatives from various organizations, and other individuals.

Trapp, Ethlyn

Etches Family collection

  • AM227
  • Fonds
  • 1742-1954

The collection consists of historical notes about R.C. Etches and John Etches, and other members of the family, including present-day descendants in New York and in Burnaby.

Etches family

Ernie Reksten fonds

  • AM1551
  • Fonds
  • 1956-2002

Fonds consists of photographs taken by Reksten of Vancouver. In addition to city views of Vancouver his subjects include the Pacific Nation Exhibition (PNE) and Expo 86. Photographs are arranged into two series by photograph subject, the Vancouver series and the Expo 86 series.

Reksten, Ernie H.

Ernest Whitaker collection

  • AM997
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1970

The collection consists of price lists and the text of the Pelagic Sealing Treaty (1911).

Whitaker, Ernest

Ernest Fewster fonds

  • AM663
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1900, 1902, 1913-[ca. 1958]

The fonds consists of ten bound volumes of Fewster's writings (eight of the volumes contain collected poems, the other two contain prose writings); as well as correspondence, unbound writings, news clippings, publications, biographical notes, and files of material relating to other writers. In addition, there is a printed portrait of Fewster and a printed copy of a poem.

Fewster, Ernest Philip

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