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Thomas Charles Hilton collection

  • AM906
  • Item
  • 1877

The collection consists of a commission from James Dunsmuir, Lieutenant-Governor, appointing Thomas Charles Hilton as Notary Public. Contains a wax impression of the Lieutenant-Governor's seal.

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

The New Play Centre fonds

  • AM1073
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1989, predominant 1970-1988

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, play scripts (microfilmed Nov. 1991), financial records, production files, and publicity material which includes audio tapes and photographs.

New Play Centre (Vancouver, B.C.)

The Hub Limited fonds

  • AM398
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1960

The fonds consists of correspondence (1958-1960), catalogues, and various labour and ethnic publications in which the firm placed advertisements. There is also a report "Vancouver Shopping Habit Survey" and a scrapbook of clippings for 1929-1931.

The Hub

The Hon. Joseph Martin collection

  • AM232
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1914

The collection consists of annotated newspaper clippings reflecting Joseph Martin's achievement and his interests, 1900-1914.

Martin, Joseph

The Hon. Denis Murphy collection

  • AM231
  • Item
  • 1946

The collection consists of the manuscript of the Hon. Mr. Justice Murphy's articles, "Judges of Ye Olden Time" written in 1946.

The Garden Club of Vancouver fonds

  • AM1179
  • Fonds
  • 1961-2001

The fonds consists of miscellaneous subject files, including administrative and operational records; newsletters; membership booklets; articles; and two photographs of the Roedde House Project.

Garden Club of Vancouver

The Electors' Action Movement fonds

  • AM666
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1980

The fonds consists of minutes, membership lists, publications, notes and correspondence on party policy and election campaigns, as well as some financial records and photographs (portraits of candidates and publicity photographs from various sites around Vancouver.).

The Electors' Action Movement

The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company fonds

  • AM1592
  • Fonds
  • 1657-2011 (predominant 1890-1999)

Fonds consists of records which document a wide range of functions and activities of The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company, Limited, its holding company, BC Sugar Refinery, Limited, and various subsidiaries. The functions and activities include: corporate governance and capitalization; shareholder relations; acquisition, management and oversight of subsidiaries and other investments; liaison with stakeholders, including other sugar manufacturers; research on sugar beet production and sugar refining; international sugar trading; development and maintenance of production facilities; promotion of sugar use by consumers; and financial, human resources, and other administrative activities that supported the operations of the Company.

The records include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, a variety of types of financial records, laboratory analysis and refining records, photographs of staff and facilities, marketing artwork, publications, and technical and architectural plans of various refineries and mills. Much of the audio visual material documents the sugar industry, with emphasis on refineries and sugar plantations owned by BC Sugar and its subsidiaries.

The British Columbia Sugar Refining Company, Limited

Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage Company fonds

  • AM162
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1894

The fonds consists of a route book, Route No. 1, for 1892-1894, listing names of customers and amounts of ice purchased.

Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage Company

Terminal City Club fonds

  • AM309
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1937

The fonds consists of minutes, records of membership, by-laws, annual reports, a history of the club and photographs of A.G. Ferguson, the first President, the Metropolitan Building and A.G. Ferguson's house, 1887.

Terminal City Club

Tempest DeWolf collection

  • AM388
  • Item
  • 1973

The collection consists of a reminiscence composed in 1973 by Tempest DeWolf.

DeWolf, Tempest

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

Ted Ross collection

  • AM216
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1946, 1971

The collection consists of copies of Lucky Comics, Rocket Comics and Better Comics books; copies of scripts revised for publication; and correspondence, 1971, between Ross and Alan Walker of Canadian Magazine.

Ross, Ted, collector

T. Matsumoto Company fonds : 1900-1910

  • AM473
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [ca. 1975]

The fonds consists of notebook, receipts and bills of the T. Matsumoto Company.

T. Matsumoto Company

Sweeney Cooperage Ltd. fonds

  • AM1033
  • Fonds
  • 1899 - 1989; (predominant 1928 - 1960)

Fonds consists of a selection of mainly business and some personal records. Business records are contained in an alphabetical subject file which was kept for reference in the manufacturing, marketing, sale, and distribution of barrels. Some administrative functions, including employee relations, are also reflected. Records from a legal dispute between Sweeney Cooperage and B.C. Place are also represented. Personal records show M. Leo Sweeney's family connections and involvement in community activities. Also included are publicity items on both the Sweeney family and the cooperage business.

Sweeney Cooperage

Sven (Swain) Sherdahl collection

  • AM532
  • Item
  • 1841-1926

The collection consists of a typescript re Mr. Sherdahl's pioneer days in Kansas and later in Vancouver.

Susan Allison fonds

  • AM433
  • Fonds
  • 1930

The fonds consists of Allison's manuscript recollections of life in the B.C. interior, 1860-1890.

Allison, Susan Louisa

Sunset Mills Limited fonds

  • AM367
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1950

The fonds consists of minute books, financial statements, correspondence, and shareholders records of the company.

Sunset Mills

Sunset Community Association fonds

  • AM68
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1956

The fonds consists of correspondence, legal and financial records, films, clippings and other papers of the Sunset Community Association; minutes (1937-1939) of the South Main Community Club; as well records from a time capsule created in 1949 for the construction of the Sunset Memorial Centre building.

Sunset Community Association

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

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

Strathcona Residents' Association fonds

  • AM1409
  • Fonds
  • 1992-1996

Fonds consists of correspondence, newsclippings, photographs and a video documenting the Strathcona Front Porch Project.

Strathcona Residents' Association

Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association fonds

  • AM734
  • Fonds
  • 1966, 1968-1979

The fonds consists minutes, correspondence, reports, proposals, legal records, financial records, notes, newsletters, publications, maps, plans, photographs and audio tapes.

Strathcona Property Owners and Tenants Association

Stephen Golder collection

  • AM265
  • Item
  • 1928

The collection consists of a letter written to Stephen Golder by Will Ferris in November 1928 containing information about the S.S. "Beaver".

Stanley H. Warn fonds

  • AM1029
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1913

Fonds consists of Stanley Warn's 1907 Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club membership card, newsclipping of swim meets, team portrait dated 1913, a report on swim meets held in Port Alberni and Victoria, August 1913 and photographs.

Warn, Stanley H.

St. Roch Preservation Society fonds

  • AM990
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1969

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports and clippings of the St. Roch Preservation Society.

St. Roch Preservation Society

St. John the Evangelist (Anglican) Church fonds : 1899-1972

  • AM745
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1975

The fonds consists of church minutes, 1900-1972; Women's Auxiliary minutes, 1906-1948; St. John's No. 7 Boy Scouts minutes, 1931-1942, and correspondence, 1935-1945; vestry books, 1928-1969; parish registers, 1907-1932; confirmation register, 1940-1962; Register of Banns, 1904-1960; committee minutes, 1957-1966; correspondence, 1928-1974; annual reports, 1952-1959, 1962-1967; church publications, 1942-1967; and building plans, 1959.

St. John the Evangelist (Anglican) Church (North Vancouver, B.C.)

St. John the Divine Church fonds

  • AM447
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1903

The fonds consists of the parish register of St. John the Divine; two original drawings by the church's first rector, William Crickmer; and reproductions of two of Crickmer's other drawings.

St. John the Divine (Anglican) Church (Maple Ridge, B.C.)

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.)

St. George's School fonds

  • AM995
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1988

The fonds consists of minute books, 1934-1988; school lists, 1981-1988; yearbooks The Georgian, 1966-1987 and photographs 1931-1979.

St. George's Society (Vancouver, B.C.)

St. Barnabas' (Anglican) Church fonds : 1894-1975

  • AM746
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1975

The fonds consists of St. Barnabas' minutes, 1894-1958, 1957-1975; St. James Mission minutes, 1948-1955; Women's Auxiliary minutes, 1900-1960; vestry books, 1892-1971; parish registers 1894-1969; financial records 1891-1916, 1925-1949; miscellaneous papers 1915-1921, 1949-1960; and parish magazines, 1900-1911, 1916.

St. Barnabas' Church (New Westminster, B.C.)

St. Andrew's-Wesley Church fonds

  • AM419
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1975

The fonds consists of Sunday bulletins 1943-1974; annual reports 1946-1973; newsletters 1957-1974; Ministers' Christmas greeting cards 1957-1970; membership lists of Church boards 1947-1973; Woman's Association and Woman's Missionary Society programs 1949-1968; miscellaneous correspondence and notes 1944-1975; lists of new members; and clippings.

St. Andrew's Wesley Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Southlands Citizen's Planning Committee fonds

  • AM1501
  • Fonds
  • 1984-2006

The fonds consists of textual materials related to the interests and actions of the Southlands Citizens Planning Committee. The majority of the records are minutes of the monthly meetings of the committee from 1984-2006 as well as excerpts of minutes from the Vancouver City Council meetings which relate to the geographical area of interest to the Southlands Citizen's Committee. Newspaper clippings from a variety of Lower Mainland newspapers on a number of themes all relating to the Southlands area. There is also correspondence from the committee to citizens within the Southlands area informing them of their issues and concerns. As well, there is correspondence from and to various city representativers inlcuding: the Planning Department, Parks Board, City Clerk, as well as various Mayors and Alderman. Copies of draft letters are also included within the records.
One copy of the Southland Plan: Southland Citizens Planning Committee Plan is also included.

Southlands Citizen's Planning Committee

Southcott family fonds

  • AM113
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1933

The fonds consists of family photographs; correspondence relating to the death of Private Charles Caldwell (nephew of Annie Southcott); legal papers relating to J.J. Southcott's apprenticeship in 1863; J.J. Southcott's Masonic certificate; miscellaneous pamphlets; and two prints and one painting.

Southcott family

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation fonds

  • AM1556
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2005; 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.

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

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.

Smith Family collection

  • AM87
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1907

Collection consists of two Anglican confirmation certificates. The first is for William Henry Smith, confirmed in 1899 in Peterborough by the Bishop of Toronto. The second is for Charles Henry Smith, confirmed in 1907, by the Bishop of Calgary.

Skyline Toastmistress Club fonds

  • AM1004
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1984

The fonds consists of brochures, programmes, meeting notices, clippings and photographs of the Skyline Toastmistress Club.

Skyline Toastmistress Club

Sir James Douglas collection

  • AM229
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1859

The collection consists of letters sent to Governor Douglas from the District of Fort Yale - one unsigned dated 19 November 1858, one from P.B. Whannell, J.P., dated 31 December 1858, one from George Perrier, J.P., at Hill's Bar dated 4 January 1859, and an excerpt of a letter from Governor Moody dated 17 January 1859. There are also four letters sent from Governor Douglas to Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton dated 8 January, 20 January, 5 February, and 10 February 1859.

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

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

Simon Mackenzie fonds

  • AM345
  • Fonds
  • 1915

The fonds consists of correspondence, 1915, relating to designs for portable housing and an anti-submarine boom utilizing B.C. cedar, which S.F. Mackenzie was offering to the Imperial forces.

Mackenzie, Simon F.

Silas Herbert Allen fonds

  • AM1146
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1907, 1921

The fonds consists of a marriage certificate, invoices for funeral services and photographs.

Allen, Silas Herbert

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

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