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BC Gay and Lesbian Archives

  • AM1675
  • Fonds
  • 1976-Feb. 2018

Collection consists of textual records (primarily textual ephemera), periodicals, photographs, posters, and audiovisual materials pertaining to LGBTQ2+ communities in Vancouver and British Columbia.

Toni Cavelti fonds

  • AM1670
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2016

Fonds consists of design materials and drawings, promotional materials, correspondence related to the design of a necklace for Queen Elizabeth, a copy of a CBC documentary about Cavelti and a short unpublished autobiography. These records relate to Cavelti's activities as a jeweler and business owner in Vancouver, as well as his personal life.

Cavelti, Toni

Vancouver International Folk Dancers (VIFD) fonds

  • AM1677
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2015

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

Records of Councillor Bruce Yorke

  • S713
  • Series
  • 1964-2015

Series consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and reports pertaining to Yorke’s work and interests as a City of Vancouver Councillor. Also included are records relating to the 1967 Fishermen’s Strike in Prince Rupert, the Vancouver Tenant’s Association, and records that document the advent of COPE.

Yorke, Bruce

Western Art Circle fonds

  • AM1635
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2013

The fonds consists of administrative records, exhibition files, correspondence, minutes and reports documenting the operation of the Western Art Circle. The fonds also contains photographs, history files, and scrapbooks which were collected by the Association to preserve historical information of the Western Art Circle.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Administrative files (1951-2012), Financial records (1994-2011), History records (1952-2013), Exhibition files (1961-2010) and Photograph albums (1962-2011).

Western Art Circle

Brock House Society fonds

  • AM1555
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-2012

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of Brock House Society. Record types include correspondence, financial records, agreements and legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, reports, agendas, memorandums, newsletters, meeting minutes, and case files attached to specific committees. There are procedural manuals, permits and licenses, invitations, a constitution, application forms for grants and nominees for the B.C. Senior Award, which include resumes or curricula vitae and letters of recommendation.

The fonds has been organized into the following series: Brock minutes and records of the committees, Records of Brock House Restaurant and the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, B.C. Senior Award records, General Correspondence, Photographs and pieces of art work, Facilities maintenance papers, Publications and Brock House history, and Fundraising records.

Brock House Society

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

Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) fonds

  • AM1550
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2011; predominant 2002-2011

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

VANOC

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Vancouver Branch fonds

  • AM1580
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2011

Fonds consists of records created and received by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. Records include: various committee and board meeting minutes, correspondence, income statements, newsletters, event invitations, programmes, photographs and scrapbooks.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Vancouver Branch

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

City of Vancouver Archives documentary art collection

  • AM1562
  • Fonds
  • 1822 - 2010

The City of Vancouver Archives documentary art collection consists of visual art works relating to the social, political, cultural and artistic history of Vancouver. Items in the collection include original works of art (acrylic, oil, and watercolor paintings; drawings; cartoons; and illuminations), original prints, and sculptures.

The works in the City of Vancouver Archives documentary art collection are differentiated from other categories of art by their emphasis on factual, objective representation rather than conceptual or interpretive representation. Each item in the collection represents a notable person, site, or event.

Vancouver (B.C.). Archives

Yaletown Productions Inc. fonds

  • AM1553
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2010

Fonds consists of completed films, raw footage, textual records, and other materials related to the production of films produced by the various film production companies that Collier has been involved with throughout his film career. Fonds is organized into eight sousfonds according to creator. Each sousfonds, is in turn organized into series according to production project.
-Michael Collier personal records sousfonds
-Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films sousfonds
-New Horizon Films Ltd. sousfonds
-North Wind Films Ltd. sousfonds
-Yaletown Productions Inc. sousfonds
-Yaletown Entertainment Corp. sousfonds
-Urban Safari Films Inc. sousfonds
-Post Digital Works Inc. sousfonds

Yaletown Productions Inc.

Dunbar History Project fonds

  • AM1533
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2010

Fonds consists of records created by the Dunbar Historical Society in the process of writing a book: "The Story of Dunbar: Voices of a Vancouver Neighbourhood" (2006).

Records include audio tapes of interviews, some transcriptions of the interviews, notes and other information gathered at the time of the interviews, organizational records of the Dunbar History Project, other research carried out for the purpose of writing the book, photographs gathered from interviewees, as well as other research sources used for the writing of the book.

The fonds is divided into two series following the arrangement used by the creators; the Administration records and Research records. Each series is further organized into subseries:

Administration records:
-History committee records
-Fundraising records

Research records:
-History resources subject files
-Interview tapes
-Interview worksheets and transcriptions
-Photographs

Dunbar History Project

Richard Dopson fonds

  • AM1572
  • Fonds
  • 1980-[2010?]

Fonds consists of records documenting Richard Dopson's involvement in gay athletics and other community activities in Vancouver. The records document his work as a leader in groups within Vancouver's gay community and as one of the principal organisers of Gay Games III, held in Vancouver in 1990. The records were acquired and created by Richard Dopson through his work with the Metropolitan Vancouver Athletics and Arts Association, the Vancouver Gay Volleyball Association, the Federation of Gay Games, and Team Vancouver, and document the administration and operations of these associations.

The fonds includes a variety of types of textual records, photographs, posters, and sound and moving image recordings.

Dopson, Richard

Jane Wolsak fonds

  • AM1681
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2010

The fonds consists of fifteen sketchbooks containing courtroom illustrations done by Jane Wolsak. The sketches depict participants in civil and criminal proceedings in both provincial and federal courts held in the greater Vancouver region between 1998 and 2010. Some of the sketches were licensed to newspapers and television news broadcasters for inclusion in their reporting.
Wolsak covered many high profile trials during this period, including the trials of Kelly Ellard and Warren Glowatski for the murder of Reena Kirk; Ajaib Singh Bagri, Ripudaman Singh Malik and Inderjit Singh Reyat for the Air India bombings; and Robert ‘Willie’ Picton for the murders of twenty-seven women. Complete listings of the covered trials are included in the respective descriptions for the individual sketchbooks.

Wolsak, Jane

Vancouver Historical Society fonds

  • AM478
  • Fonds
  • 1936-2009

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

Vancouver Natural History Society fonds

  • AM484
  • Fonds
  • 1906-2016

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.

Nature Vancouver

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden Society fonds

  • AM1068
  • Fonds
  • 1981-[2009]

Fonds consists of the following records:

S1 - Records of the Administration Committee
S2 - Records of the Board of Trustees
S3 - Records of the Building Committee
S4 - Records of the Documentation Committee
S5 - Records of the Education Committee
S6 - Records of the Executive Director's Office,
S7 - Records of the Finance Committee
S8 - Records of the Fundraising Committee
S9 - Records of the Garden Committee
S10 - Records of the Gift Shop
S11 - Records of the Government Relations Committee
S12 - Records of the Landscape Committee
S13 - Records of the Maintenance and Repairs Committee
S14 - Records of the Membership Committee
S15 - Records of the Nominations Committee
S16 - Records of the Public Programs/Newsletter Committee
S17 - Records of the Public Relations Committee
S18 - Records of the Volunteer Committee
S19 - Architectural drawings

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden Society

Vancouver Pioneers' Association fonds

  • AM112
  • Fonds
  • 1894-2009

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

Co-op Radio fonds

  • AM1549
  • Fonds
  • 1967-2008

Fonds consists primarily of recordings of Vancouver Co-op Radio spoken word programs including The Lesbian Show, Woman Vision, Brown Bagger, Redeye, Soundwalking and various other shows covering diverse content such as local and international news; politics; activism; war and peace; environmental work; grassroots and Indigenous organizing; arts and culture; and literary readings.
Also included in the fonds are published program guides and four video recordings showing news segments about Co-op Radio and Co-op Radio events and happenings.

Vancouver Co-operative Radio

Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC fonds

  • AM1575
  • Fonds
  • 1976-2008 (predominant 2001-2008)

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC. Record types include correspondence, agreements and legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, reports, agendas, newsletters, meeting minutes, and program files.

The fonds has been organized into the following series: Administrative files, Program files, and President files.

Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British Columbia

Will Koop fonds

  • AM1586
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1881-2008]

The fonds consists of reports written by Will Koop concerning the protection of forest and public drinking water sources of the Greater Vancouver watersheds. These include Greater Vancouver Regional District - GVRD (currently named Metro Vancouver Regional District) records of Water Committee minutes, Water and Waste Committee minutes, reports, legal records, and results of Freedom of Information requests. In addition to records from GVRD, records collected from various archives institutions including Library and Archives of Canada, BC Archives, UBC Special Collection, and the City of Vancouver Archives, are included. Records from other environmental organizations and activists are also represented in the fonds.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) meeting minutes
(1968-2004), Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) and Will Koop reports [ca. 1931-2004], Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve files (1983-2003), Correspondence (1991-2004), Logging and water quality files (1915-2000), Mark Wareing files (1984-1996), General files on Greater Vancouver Watersheds and forest of British Columbia (1908-1995), Coquitlam watershed files (1893-2002), Forest Hydrology research files (1955-1998), SPEC Campaign and public input files (1988-2002).

Koop, Will

Paul Yee fonds

  • AM1523
  • Fonds
  • 1864-2007

The fonds consists of Paul Yee’s personal correspondence and records of academic achievement, writing and research files, subject files, photographs, and sound recordings, as well as publications and ephemera that he collected. These records relate to Yee's activities as a writer, historian, activist, and archivist in Vancouver and Toronto.

In addition, the fonds includes photographs, correspondence, and other records of some of Yee’s immediate family members, including his Aunt Lillian and Uncle Foon Wong, and their close friends. The fonds also contains textual records, publications, ephemera, and photographs relating to the activities of the Chinese Cultural Centre in Vancouver and the Pender Guy Radio Co-operative, as well records relating to the functions of fraternal associations such as the Wong Kong Har Tong and Hoy Yin Association in Vancouver, and the Duncan, B.C., Branch of the Chinese Nationalist League (Kuo Min Tang).

Yee, Paul

Pro-choice records

  • AM1486
  • Fonds
  • [1960-2007]

The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, published items, audio cassettes and photographs all related to the pro-choice movement. Correspondence and notes pertain to various pro-choice groups and organizations. Published items include newspapers, newspaper clippings, magazines, newsletters, posters, pamphlets, leaflets, and articles. Audio cassettes pertain to the Everywoman's Health Centre which is an abortion clinic in Vancouver. Photographs depict various marches, rallies, and organizations put on by pro-choice groups. The majority of the fonds is reference materials, with a large percentage of newspaper clippings.
The fonds is arranged into 5 series: News, views, and actions of the pro-choice movement; Pro-choice groups; Anti-abortionists; Dr. Henry Morgentaler; and Audio cassettes.

VanDusen Botanical Garden Association fonds

  • AM1502
  • Fonds
  • 1962 - 2006; 1975 - 2005 predominant

Fonds consists primarily of 35mm slide photographs used by association volunteers in the course of their activities at the garden and maintained by the garden's library. The fonds also includes textual records consisting of the diaries and notes of garden curator and botanist Roy Forster. Fonds is organized into 2 series:
S1 - Library photographs
S2 - Roy Forster diaries and notes

VanDusen Botanical Garden Association

Hugh Pickett fonds

  • AM1674
  • Fonds
  • 1801-2006

Fonds consists of records related to the professional career and personal life of impresario Hugh Pickett, predominantly his role as manager and owner of Famous Artists Ltd.
The fonds contains records (primarily event files and promotional materials) documenting the administration and operations of Famous Artists Ltd., as well as the events and artists that visited Vancouver and Victoria arranged by Famous Artists Ltd. The fonds also includes records which document Pickett's early career, army involvement and life before his tenure with Famous Artists Ltd. The fonds includes publicity materials, news clippings, scrapbooks and photographs that demonstrate his passion for the entertainment industry and his interest in and relationships with celebrities and artists.
The fonds consists of a wide variety of records, such as correspondence, invoices, and financial reports; production records such as travel arrangements, artist requests and fees, stage layout designs and cast photographs; and promotional records, such as press releases, programs and press clippings.

Pickett, Hugh

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

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

Vancouver Council of Women fonds

  • AM438
  • Fonds
  • 1894-2006

The fonds consists of the records of the Council and includes annual reports, a photograph album of past presidents, and various printed materials relating to the Council.

Vancouver Council of Women

Joe Quan fonds

  • AM1563
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2006

Fonds consists of photographs, audiovisual material and some textual material created or accumulated by Joe Quan. The fonds contains three 16 mm films of the 1958 Chinatown Dragon Parade, the 1960 Chinatown Parade, and Miss Chinatown pageant 1960. Also included in the fonds are photographs relating to the Republic of China (Taiwan)'s participation in the 1959 Pacific National Exhibition (PNE); the 18th Convention of the Canadian Food Processors Association and Parade of Oriental Fashions, 1965; the Year of the Serpent Chinese New Year Festival Banquet, 1965; and the C. Itoh & Co. reception at the Bayshore Inn on December 21, 1966, all arranged into albums. The fonds also includes slides of construction in the 800 block Thurlow Street, circa 1957; the Middle Arm Bridge (Moray Bridge), May 31, 1957; the Royal Visit and the opening of the Deas Island Tunnel, July 1959; a Chow Mein Tea at the Pender YMCA, September 25, 1959; Fashion Parades, February 1960; and a staff Christmas party at Trader Vic’s in 1969. Additional photographs document an event at the Chinese Consulate, circa 1960; UBC student parties in 1953 and 1954; as well as Royal Bank staff parties 1981 to 1997 and Chinese New Year celebrations in 1991. The fonds also includes King Edward High School annuals 1946 to 1949, as well as photographs and a videocassette of the 50th reunion of the class of 1949, and a file of newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to Sylvia Ablowitz, after whom the Sylvia Hotel was named.

Quan, Joe

Save Our Parkland Association fonds

  • AM1540
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2006

The fonds consists of textual materials and photographs related to the issues and concerns of the Save Our Parkland Association. Newspaper clippings, notes, pamphlets and brochures are grouped according to topic and are largely environmental and land-use in nature. Such topics include: Hastings Park, Fraser Ports, Greenways Vancouver, Fraser River Estuary, Stanley Park, Burns Bog, Burnaby Lake, UBC, Lions Gate Bridge and the Arbutus rail corridor. Minutes of monthly meetings are in draft and completed form as well as membership and director lists from 1970-2006.
Correspondence to and from the following: Ministry of Small Business, Tourism and Culture, Vancouver International Airport Authority, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Minister of Environment, Minister of Environment Lands and Parks, Minister of Municipal Affairs, City of Burnaby, the Fraser River Port Authority and Lower Mainland residents.
Photographs depicting events such as: Codd Island Regional Park designation, Deering Island Park Official opening, Margarett Piggott Park dedication, Kanaka Creek Park plaque unveiling and the memorial plaque placing for Phill Haddock as well as photos of various members of the association at meetings.

Save Our Parkland Association

Community Forum on Airport Development fonds

  • AM1541
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2006

The fonds consists of textual material relating to the proposal to build a third runway at Vancouver International Airport and the formation of the Community Forum on Airport Development as a response to the proposed development. Minutes and notes from the Airport Planning Committee from 1973-1976 which included the following attendees: City of Vancouver, GVRD, Municipality of Richmond, Ministry of Transportation and the Fraser River Coalition. Minutes of meetings from the Vancouver International Airport Authority which includes attendees from the following organizations: Environment Canada, Transport Canada, City of Richmond, Fraser River Coalition, City of Vancouver, GVRD Strategic Planning and the Canadian Wildlife Service from 1992-1996. Extensive newspaper clippings regarding the proposed third runway, airport land-use, noise pollution and wildlife management in and around Vancouver International Airport. A variety of publications regarding the proposed expansion including: Transport Canada Information Releases, a GVRD Noise Survey, Environment Canada Bulletins, and Environmental Assessments both provincial and national.
Correspondence to and from the following: Minister of Environment Canada, Minister of Transportation, Office of the Mayor, Fraser River Coalition, Fisheries and Environment Canada, the Sierra Club, Greater Vancouver Citizen's Committee for Noise Abatement and the Ministry of International Business and Immigration as well as form letter.
The Community Forum on Airport Development also produced An Overview of the Contribution made by the Community Forum on Airport Development in Regards to the Proposed Expansion to the Federal Environmental Assessment and Review Panel.

Community Forum on Airport Development

Greater Vancouver Weavers' and Spinners' Guild fonds

  • AM881
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2006

The fonds consists of scrapbooks, newsletters, minutes of executive and general meetings, special papers, photographs, and other ephemera.

Greater Vancouver Weavers' and Spinners' Guild

End Legislated Poverty fonds

  • AM1579
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1987-2003]

Fonds consists of ELP newspapers, "The Long Haul"; publications developed and distributed by the organization and its affiliates; briefs to royal commissions; newsletters, action kits, photographs, membership lists, etc.

End Legislated Poverty

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

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

West Southlands Ratepayers Association fonds

  • AM1538
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2005

The fonds consists of textual records and photographs relating to the concerns and actions of the West Southlands Ratepayers Association. Minutes of annual general meetings as well as special meetings from 1981 to 2005 in rough and completed form. Also, portions of the minutes from the Fraser River Coalition in draft form are included. Full and partial membership lists over several years show that citizens were often members of both organizations. Brochures, pamphlets, notes and newspaper clippings are grouped into areas of interest or concern generally concerning environmental issues, zoning and land-use or wildlife within the area of Southlands such as: Deering Island, Vancouver International Airport, Musqueam Park, UBC, and Pacific Spirit Regional Park. West Southlands Ratepayers Association produced a community newsletter as well as brochures outlining these issues and concerns as well as providing a history of the area.
Correspondence to and from the association with the following: Point Grey Golf and Country Club, Vancouver City Development Permit Board, Vancouver Parks and Recreation, UBC Board of Govenors, Fish and Oceans Canada, Office of the City Clerk, Park Users Against Off-Leash Commercial Dog Groups and Lower Mainland Residents.
The photographs show land-use in Musqueam Park, Deering Island and the Celtic Slough as well as the naming ceremony of June's Pond in the Musqueam Park Wetland.

West Southlands Ratepayers Association

Kerrisdale Historical Society fonds

  • AM980
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1862-2005]

The fonds consists of administrative records, project files, correspondence, minutes and reports documenting the operation of the Society. The fonds also contains historical photographs, topical reference files, films and oral history tapes which were collected by the Society to preserve historical information of Kerrisdale community.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Herbert Elwyn Addington Photographs (1949-1981), Administrative files (ca. 1983-2005), and Topical files (ca. 1900-1995).

Kerrisdale Historical Society

Women's Canadian Club of Vancouver fonds

  • AM437
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2005

Fonds consists of four series: minutes, 1909-2004; financial record books, 1909-1936; subject files, 1909-2005, pertaining to Club activities and interest such as annual reports, correspondence, membership, programs and other records; and scrapbooks and photographs, 1909-2004.

Women's Canadian Club of Vancouver

Vancouver Lions Ladies' Club fonds

  • AM1384
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2004

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

Harry Barratt fonds

  • AM1455
  • Fonds
  • 1924-[2004]; predominant 1941-1959

Fonds consists of records relating to Harry Barratt's architectural designs for buildings, primarily within Greater Vancouver but also across British Columbia. It is arranged in two record series: Architectural drawings (1924-1959) and Reference materials [2004]. Most of the 58 projects represented within this fonds were undertaken by Barratt's own architectural firm.

Barratt, Harry

Vancouver 2010 Bid Corporation fonds

  • AM1581
  • Fonds
  • 1996 - 2004

Fonds contains records relating to the operation of Vancouver Whistler Bid Society, which became the Vancouver Whistler 2010 Bid Corporation. Records consist of minutes, correspondence, policy documents, reports, studies, plans, advertising materials, financial statements, agreements, contracts, event materials, etc.

The fonds has been organized into the following sixteen broad series, based on existing organizational categories or business units: Administration, Athlete and Sport Development, Bid Candidature Plan, Bid Society, Board Secretariat, Communications and Media Relations, Community Relations and Volunteers, Culture and Youth, Finance and Procurement, Fundraising Sales and Services, Government Support and Services, International Relations, OCOG Planning, Sport Relations, Sports and Venues, and Villages and Operations.

Vancouver 2010 Bid Corporation

Lady Vancouver Club fonds

  • AM1401
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2004

Fonds includes constitution and by-laws, membership lists, presidents' reports, minutes of the annual general meetings, newsletters, miscellaneous records and a small trophy, the "Chimo Award to Lady Vancouver Club for outstanding contribution to Greater Vancouver Tourism September 1980", awarded by the Greater Vancouver Convention & Visitor's Bureau.

Lady Vancouver Club

Junior League of Greater Vancouver fonds

  • AM1439
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-2003

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records of the Junior League of Greater Vancouver, as well as collected items such as newspaper clippings. The records document the activities of the society from its beginnings until the society closed in 2003. The fonds is arranged in twelve series: Administrative records; Anniversaries, Celebrations and awards; Audiovisual records; Committee records; Community project records; Financial records; Fundraising records; Membership records; Minutes; Photographs; Publications; and Scrapbooks and newspaper clippings.

Junior League of Greater Vancouver

Vancouver Civic New Democrats fonds

  • AM1561
  • Fonds
  • 1985-2003, predominant 1986 - 1992

The fonds consists of meeting minutes, constitutions, election planning files, candidate files, correspondence, member kits and financial records documenting the operation of the organization. The fonds has been organized into the following series: Administrative records, and election campaign files.

Vancouver Civic New Democrats

Mon Alex Club of Vancouver fonds

  • AM1458
  • Fonds
  • 1945-2003

The fonds include the history, by-laws, rules, accounting ledgers, women's auxiliary agendas and registers, correspondence, speeches, bulletins, banquet programs, certificates and stationery, photographs (many unidentified) and a video relating to children's social activities. The materials that comprise the Mon Alex Club of Vancouver fonds were not arranged in any particular order when they arrived at the Archives.

Mon Alex Club of Vancouver

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.

Sheet Metal Workers' International Association, Local 280 fonds

  • AM251
  • Fonds
  • 1905-2002

The fonds consists of 22 minute books dating from 1905-1933, 1937-2002. There are also miscellaneous booklets, including the 1911 constitution and bylaws of the Vancouver Trades and Labour Council, the Sheet Metal Workers Constitution and Ritual for 1970, the 1972 bylaws of Local 280, and two working agreements of Local 280, 1972 and 1974.

Sheet Metal Workers' International Association. Local 280 (Vancouver, B.C.)

Ken Hiebert collection

  • AM1657
  • Fonds
  • [1965-2002]

Collection consists of handbills, leaflets, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, news clippings, correspondence, and some meeting materials including minutes, agendas, etc., The material documents Mr. Hiebert's involvements in local, national, and international activism causes, including the peace and anti-war movements, women's rights and access to abortion, the environment, free trade, labour unions, international solidarity, anti-racism, anti-facsism, etc.

Hiebert, Ken

Gordon Price fonds

  • AM1449
  • Fonds
  • 1978-2002

The fonds consists of records relating to Gordon Price's work as a member of CROWE during the early 1980s, as well as his participation in the City's research, planning, and evaluation activities regarding transportation and urban development. It is arranged into three record series: Concerned residents of the West End (1978-1986); Freelance writing (1981-1983); and Transportation and city planning (1980-2002). Includes discussion papers, reports, correspondence, news clippings, draft bylaws and legislation, copies of journal articles, and development proposals.

Price, Gordon

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