The collection consists of a song, words and music by Harry L. Stone, published by W.G. Carruthers and Co., Vancouver, copyright 1913.
The collection consists of a song, words and music by Harry L. Stone, published by W.G. Carruthers and Co., Vancouver, copyright 1913.
The collection consists of two identical volumes of letters sent to the Sun by various governmental and public bodies regarding the Sun's project to present a painting to U.S. President Harding speaking in Stanley Park to the National Press Gallery of Washington, D.C. in the United States.
The fonds consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, 1929-1930, 1948, 1952; a copy of "Vancouver Stock Exchange By-laws" 1907; a copy of "The Stock Exchange and Blue Sky Legislation" 1923; a copy of "The Vancouver Stock Exchange 1907-1947"; and photographs 1921, 1927, 1928,1952, 1965.
Vancouver Stock Exchange
The fonds consists of correspondence, membership lists, constitution, scrapbook, programs, and attendance record of the Vancouver Shakespeare Society.
Vancouver Shakespeare Society
The fonds consists of minutes of the Association. The minutes for the 1970s and 1980s also include correspondence and other documents mentioned in the minutes. Also present is a transcript of an interview with Joan Sutherland.
Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association
Fonds consists of the following record series relating to the governance of Vancouver's public school district.
--Vancouver (B.C.). School Board
----Annual financial reports, 1952-1956, 2 cm, series 127
----Annual reports, 1903-1999, 53 cm, series 322
----Annual reports of the public schools, 1892-1945, 40 cm, series 334
----Annual reports working papers, 1931-1950, 13 cm, series 126
----Board minutes, 1892-1974, 8.7 m, series 123
----Board minutes index, 1913, 2 cm, series 122
----By-laws, reports, contracts and minutes, 1924-1972, 1.77 m, series 323
----Cash books, 1930-1950, 30 cm, series 328
----Coronation correspondence, 1952-1953, 13 cm, series 316
----Emergency cash books, 1926-1951, 30 cm, series 329
----Ledgers, 1928-1945, 4.73 m, series 327
----Minutes of Cadet instructors' meetings, 1913-1946, 13 cm, series 337
----Minutes of school prinicipals' meetings, 1912-1974, 50 cm, series 312
----Miscellaneous published items, 1913-1947, 25 cm, series 333
----Miscellaneous registers, minutes, and photographs, 1892-1972, 60 cm, series 336
----Moving Images, 1958-1961, 3 films, series 668
----Newsclipping scrapbooks, 1939-1964, 3 m, series 332
----Payrolls, 1895-1955, 55 cm, series 330
----Personnel and Research subject files, 1945-1965, 1 m, series 325
----Principals' annual reports, 1956-1963, 52 cm, series 313
----Publications in City Publications Collection, 1903-1996, ca. 3 m, series 610
----Registers of attendance and expenditures, 1897-1952, 20 cm, series 335
----Salary negotiations, 1952-1966, 1.3 m, series 324
----School sites, 1913-1961, 72 cm, series 317
----Secretary Treasurer's correspondence, 1912-1947, 52 cm, series 320
----Special committees' correspondence and reports, 1918-1964, 1.06 m, series 125
----Standing and special committee minutes, 1910-1926, 30 cm, series 124
----Statements of expenditures and receipts, 1931-1952, 26 cm, series 331
--Vancouver (B.C.). School Board. Superintendent
----Circulars to principals, 1933-1963, 60 cm, series 326
----Report collection, 1937-1951, 13 cm, series 319
----School histories, 1886-1952, 7 cm, series 315
----Subject files, 1936-1963, 1.6 m, series 318
----War files, 1939-1947, 91 cm, series 314
Vancouver School Board
The fonds consists of annual general and executive meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, reference material from associated organizations such as the Rowing Committee of the British Empire and Commonwealth Games Society (1954), memorabilia, publications, scrapbooks and photographs. The Vancouver Rowing Club deliberately documented its activities and its members' participation in sporting events as well as their contribution to the larger community, creating historical notes and statistics, as well as the scrapbook collections of newspaper clippings. The fonds includes transcriptions of original material made by John Arthur Carver for his book "The Vancouver Rowing Club: A History 1886-1980", Vancouver: A.F. Roberts, 1980 (available for viewing in C.V.A. Book Collection, call number GV 798.C37).
The fonds is arranged in 9 series: Minutes of meetings (1899-1975); Incorporation and by-law records (1915); Correspondence (1965-1985); Annual summary reports (1899-1955); Subject files (1890-1981); Yachting Section records (1980-1985); Publications (1937-1985); Scrapbooks (1913-1979); and Photographs (ca. 1890-1981).
Vancouver Rowing Club
The fonds consists mostly of administrative files of the Amalgamated Construction Association and the Vancouver Regional Construction Association, as well as publications, photographs and oral history interviews on audiocassettes. The publications include the ACA newsletter, ACA and VRCA annual reports, Directory and Buyers Guide, Construction Sightlines, and some published briefs and reports. The fonds is arranged into the following series: A.C.A. newsletter (1967-1974); Amalgamated Construction Association Board of Directors (1966-1988); Annual general meetings (1974-1991); Annual reports (1992-2000); Committees (1966-1991); Construction sightlines (1981-1984); Directories (1970-2001); Executive Committee (1966-1989); Miscellaneous files (1967-1992); Miscellaneous photographs (1960-2001); and Predecessor organizations (1953-1965).
Vancouver Regional Construction Association
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 
Fonds consists of the following record series, relating to the administration of Vancouver's public library system (and including one very early collected item, relating to Burrard Inlet's first library). Also included within the "Publications in City Publications collection" series are sundry publications of the Vancouver Public Library itself.
--Vancouver (B.C.). Library Board
----Annual reports, 1948-2001, 7 cm, series 612
----Board minutes and correspondence, 1868-1977, 38 cm, series 482
----Publications in City Publications Collection, 1948-1998, ca. 50 cm, series 611
--Vancouver (B.C.). Mechanics Institute Library (Moodyville, B.C.).
----Minutes, 1868-1884, 1 cm, series 622
Vancouver Public Library
The fonds consists of the association's minutes and financial reports, and notes, maps and photographs related to the Vancouver's Old Streams booklets published by the aquarium in 1978 and 1989. The fonds is divided into two series: Minutes and financial statements (1959-1988) and Vancouver's Old Streams notes and photographs (1978-2000, 1978-1989 predominant).
Vancouver Public Aquarium Association
Fonds consists of the following record series relating to the administrative and operational aspects of local policing:
Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Police Commissioners
-Police Commissioners general files, 1903-1937, series 181
-Board of Police Commissioners minutes, 1886-1891, 1904-1968, series 180
-Police Commissioners received correspondence, 1940-1949, series 183
Vancouver (B.C.). Police Department
-Book of occurrences, 1889-1929, series 196
-Fire alarm box zoning map, ca. 1931, series 210
-Grey Cup games records, 1958-1966, series 338
-Information bulletins, 1960, series 201
-Lennie Investigation records, 1928, series 209
-McDonald Investigation records, 1936, series 207
-Photographs, 1894-1970, series 214
-Police Constable's reports, 1935, series 200
-Prisoners' record books, 1898-1917, series 202
-Public information displays, 1886-1970, series 212
-Royal visits records, 1939-1959, series 203
-Scrapbook, 1908-1909, series 204
-Special Constables' time sheets, 1935, series 205
-Stolen Car Bureau register, 1927-1929, series 206
-Subject files, 1929-1939, series 199
-Task Force on Prostitution records, 1986-1990, series 171
-Tucker report, 1936, series 208
-Wife Assault Coordination Project records, 1989-1991, series 172
Vancouver (B.C.). Police Department. Office of the Chief of Police
-General correspondence, 1935, series 197
-License Inspection correspondence, 1920-1936, series 211
Vancouver (B.C.). Police Court
-Health by-laws record book, 1900-1902, series 188
-Police Court court calendars, 1889-1929, series 182
-Police Court court calendars of indictable offences, 1929-1961, series 184
-Police Court court calendars of summary offences, 1929-1949, series 185
-Police Court court calendars of traffic violations, 1926-1950, series 186
-Police Court case files, 1930-1944, series 195
-Police Court charge books, 1897-1900, 1902, series 193
-Police Court drug and other offences register, 1921-1923, series 194
-Police Court maintenance payments registers, 1928-1939, 1945-1947, 1955-1957, series 189
-Police Court notices of appeal, information, summons, and convictions, 1904, 1906-1909, series 187
-Police Court outside summons book, 1937-1956, series 190
-Police Court summons book, 1945-1960, series 191
-Transcripts of Police Court cases, 1903-1923, series 192
Vancouver Police Department
The collection consists of two scrapbook anthologies, one anthology of "Verses from a Surgeon's Diary" by Lacklan Macmillan and five booklets containing poetry by members of the group.
Vancouver Poetry Writers' Group
The fonds consists of records generated in the 58 years of the Society's existence, and of material related to poetry collected by them. The fonds is organized into the following series: Constitution, by-laws, motions (1916-1956); Minutes (1916-1974); President's reports (1932-1965); Secretary's reports (1929-1973); Treasurer's reports (1931-1973); Programme reports (1944-1963); Poetry workshop reports (1962-1966); Library Reports and lists (1955-1972); Membership (1922-1974); Historical notes (1916-1957); Correspondence (1921-1974); Biographical notes; Unpublished work of members (1916-1974); Material collected by M. Nasmith; "Book of Days" manuscript; Published works of members (1918-1959); Programmes (1918-1972); "Full Tide" (1936-1974), including administration and production and a complete set of all issues published; Non-VPS published works; Newspapers; 1967 Award; and Photographs.
Vancouver Poetry Society
The collection consists of a photocopy of a certificate dated 1909 raising the subscription fee for the membership in the society to $3. It was drawn by W. Hutchison.
The fonds consists of the membership rolls of the Vancouver Pioneers' Society and Vancouver Pioneers' Association; minutes; correspondence; accounts; circular letters; programmes of various V.P.A. social events, constitution and by-laws, guest book; photographs of pioneer reunions and portrait photographs of members. The membership rolls contain the dates of arrival in Vancouver of all members as well as information on age and occupation. Fonds also contains drafts manuscript material for their 2007 Anthology publication as well as a written history of the Association.
Vancouver Pioneers' Association
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
The collection consists of a large scrapbook of newspaper clippings relating primarily to the Vancouver Opera House. The clippings are advertisements for shows and theatre sections from various Vancouver papers describing the events held in the Opera House.
The fonds consists of minutes, 1959-1969; correspondence, 1961-1970; promotional materials, 1960-1975; financial records, 1958-1969; and photographs of opera productions.
The fonds is arranged into 8 series: Contracts and agreements, Correspondence and operations, Correspondence re: Hansel and Gretel, Financial records, Minutes, Photographs, Program files and publications, and Promotional materials.
Vancouver Opera Association
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.
Fonds consists of records arising from the activities of the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association.
Fonds includes constitutions and bylaws; minutes of meetings; financial records such as financial statements, budgets, and membership fee receipts; annual reports; correspondence and memoranda; guest books; records of the President and of the Director, including reports, policy statements, contracts, budgets, correspondence; and items collected by the Association, such as newspapers and clippings, pamphlets, photographs, manuscripts and books, and other materials.
As a result of the close relationship between the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association and the Vancouver Museum, some records relating to the Vancouver Museum are contained within this fonds. This is the case especially for records created before 1958, during which time the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association was responsible for the everyday management of the Vancouver Museum.
Fonds consists of nine series: 1) Constitutions, agreements, and other legal establishment records; 2) Minutes; 3) Financial records; 4) Annual reports; 5) Correspondence; 6) Guest and scrap books; 7) President's and Director's records; 8) Collected items; and 9) Collected photographs.
Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association
Fonds consists of records arising from the activities of the Vancouver Museum, such as meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Vancouver Museum Association, and exhibitions staged by the Museum. Fonds also contains general administrative records, as well as materials collected by the Vancouver Museum. Records include minutes of meetings, supplementary material for meetings, reports, correspondence, memoranda, budgets, invitations and brochures, lists, forms, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, publications, and other records.
Fonds contains five series: 1) Board of Trustees records; 2) Director's records; 3) Education Officer's records; 4) E. Pauline Johnson collection; and 5) Thomas Ainsworth's files
Museum of Vancouver
The fonds consists of one volume of minutes, 1896-1907, and two score registers, 1896-1914.
Vancouver Military Rifle Association
The fonds consists of minutes from 1911-1950 and 1960- 1973; collective agreements with Burrard Dry Dock, 1968-1976; and minutes and constitution of the Metal Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, 1966.
Vancouver Metal Trades Council
Fonds consists of the incorporation papers, minutes, constitution and by-laws, application for membership, correspondence, arbitration files, circulars, agreements, publications, statistical data, miscellaneous files, and blueprints. Fonds includes photographs of the presidents of the Exchange, various meetings, and marine vessels.
Vancouver Merchants' Exchange
Fonds consists of portraits of the association's past presidents.
Vancouver Medical Association
The collection contains records pertaining to a wide variety of maritime subjects and includes log books and ships' plans, records pertaining to ships' crews, records pertaining to the Royal Commission on Pilotage held in the 1960s, drawings of harbours, records of the North Vancouver Ferry Company and records of the Point Atkinson Lightstation. The collection also includes records of the Board of Directors of the Maritime Museum from 1974 to 1987.
Vancouver Maritime Museum
The fonds consists of minutes, cash books, correspondence, miscellaneous papers, publications, song books, and one 33 1/3 phonograph record of Manx songs. It also includes records of the North American Manx Society and general publications. Fonds also contains photographs of members and social events of the Vancouver society.
Vancouver Manx Society
The fonds includes the following series: Administrative records (1931-1986), which includes minutes, financial records, general correspondence, and related materials; Bulletins, newsletters, histories and promotional materials (1924-1985); Dominion Drama Festival (1933-1971), which includes correspondence, minutes, reports, programmes and other records pertaining to the Festival; Newspaper clippings; Other theatres and associations (1833-1983), including records pertaining to various British Columbian drama festivals, the Metropolitan Theatre Society, the Vancouver Shakespeare Festival Society and other festivals and organizations; Photographs, including publicity portraits, cast photographs and production photographs; Productions (1966-1974), including administrative and other records arranged by individual productions; Programmes (1921-1977); Scrapbooks (1907-1964); and Scripts.
Vancouver Little Theatre Association
The fonds consists of the records of the Lions Ladies' Club and includes constituiton and by-laws, correspondence, agendas, minutes, financial reports, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
Vancouver Lions Ladies' Club
The collection consists of the minutes of a meeting held at the Hotel Vancouver on 2 October 1897, which formed the Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club.
Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club
The fonds consists of incorporation documents and by-laws, policy manuals, membership lists and rosters, annual reports, executive minutes, and organization publications. The fonds includes detailed project files and albums describing the activities of Jaycee committees, as well as briefs and resolutions to governments and local and regional Jaycee units that reflect many of the social and political concerns of the day, primarily in the decades of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. The particular committee structure of the organization changed with the interests of the members, but activity areas remained stable, which was taken into consideration in the series arrangement. The fonds also includes the records of the Jaycettes (1947-1972), including minutes of meetings, reports, membership lists, and project files and albums.
The fonds is arranged in 18 series: Constitution & by-laws, membership lists and policy manuals; Minutes of Executive meetings; Financial records; Annual reports; Regional and international Jaycee policy manuals and reports; Presidents' files; Briefs and resolutions; Convention files; Publications; Government and civic affairs project files and albums; Awards and recognition files and albums; Community Service and special projects files and albums; Membership and fellowship project files and albums; Leadership training files; Miscellaneous committee activity files; Vancouver Junior Chamber of Civic Affairs and Vancouver Junior Board of Trade records; Jaycette records; and, Photographs.
Vancouver Junior Chamber of Commerce
Collection consists of correspondence, souvenirs, journals, catalogues, newspapers, various photographs and other textual materials donated to David Spencer's Department store for the Vancouver's Jubilee time capsule. Arranged into the following files:
Correspondence to Russell Cumming
Spencer's Journals and Catalogues
The Opening of City Hall
Vancouver Golden Jubilee Souveirs
Vancouver Pioneers Association
Women's Division, Vancouver Jubilee Committee
David Spencer Limited
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
The collection consists of a policy paper, two newsletters dated 1979, and some election material.
Vancouver Independent Progressives
The fonds consists of the minutes, 1953-1968.
Vancouver Housing Authority
The fonds consists of bound programmes for horticultural events, 1914-1952; correspondence; a photograph of the Second Horticultural Exhibition of the South Vancouver Horticultural Society, 1917; the constitution and by-laws of the South Vancouver Horticultural Association, 1922; constitution and by-laws of the Vancouver Horticultural Society; minute books, 1929-1933 and 1939-1954; financial statements, 1940-1972; general correspondence, 1948-1972; bulletins, 1949-1965; certificates received and awarded, 1932-1958; and miscellaneous horticultural publications, 1937-1973.
Vancouver Horticultural Society and Farmers Institute
The fonds consists of minutes 1936-1950, 1963-2009 (incomplete); general and project operational records, 1936-1972, 1987-2009; membership lists; and subject files on different activities. There are also newsletters and various Society publications.
The fonds is arranged into 4 series: Minutes, Newsletters and membership cards, Operational files, and Subject files.
Vancouver Historical Society
The collection consists of mementos of the official opening of the Terminal Railway Subway in North Vancouver on 24 April 1929.
Vancouver Harbour Commissioners
The fonds consists of minutes of the Grain Exchange, 1924-1972, and its predecessor body, the Grain Section of the Vancouver Merchants' Exchange (1921-1924). Also included is correspondence relating to the operation of the grain trade in Vancouver and minutes, correspondence, reports and clippings relating to the Rapeseed Association of Canada. Also included are records from the Grain Clearing Association, The Grain Exporters' Association, and the B.C. Terminal Operators' Association, as well as subject files, by-laws, circulars, and applications for membership in the Vancouver Grain Exchange.
Vancouver Grain Exchange
The fonds consists of minutes; correspondence; newspaper clippings; an album of photographs; a bound volume of minutes for the City Council Meeting of August 20, 1936; a visitors' register; records of the Women's Division of the Jubilee Committee; programmes and menus; and other material.
Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society
The fonds consists of records documenting the Vancouver Girls' Corner Club's organization and activities. It has been arranged into three series: Historical background (-1959); Minutes of meetings (1923-1958); and Treasurer's reports (1922-1962).
Vancouver Girls' Corner Club
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
The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, and subject files for various community and charitable organizations.
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The fonds consists of four volumes of minute books, 1955-1964, two with indexes; programs from 1958 to 1963; a script by Lister Sinclair; and nine scrapbooks of newsclippings covering the activities from 1955-1967.
Vancouver Festival Society
The fonds consists of the entire publication run and associated photographs from the Vancouver Express newspaper.
The fonds consists of minutes of the executive meetings, general meetings and the Salary Subsidy Fund Committee. There are also copies of the Association's account books, 1926-1970.
Vancouver Elementary School Teachers' Association
The collection consists of photocopies of a foundation plan, elevation and sectional drawings to the Vancouver Courthouse, drawn by F.M. Rattenbury. The drawings are prints of the old courthouse that have been reproduced in a book "Francis Rattenbury and B.C.: Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age".
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