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Vancouver live : Centennial highlights

Item is a videocassette containing twelve clips of ‘Centennial Highlights’, broadcast on VU13’s ‘Vancouver Live’. Each short segment is on a different subject and presented by a different presenter.

00:00-01:47, Clip 1: ‘Intro - 100 yrs old’ (Presenter: Laurier LaPierre)
01:53-03:15, Clip 2: ‘Van Horne - Railway Terminus’ (Presenter: Douglas Miller)
03:16-04:46, Clip 3: ‘The Big Fire’ (Presenter: Bob Spence)
04:53-06:15, Clip 4: ‘9 O’Clock Gun’ (Presenter: Rick Forchuk)
06:18-07:37, Clip 5: ‘First City Council & City Hall’ (Presenter: David Kincaid)
07:39-09:13, Clip 6: ‘Joe Fortes’ (Presenter: Linden Soles)
09:19-11:05, Clip 7: ‘”Komagata Maru”’ (Presenter: Doriana Temolo)
11:08-12:30, Clip 8: ‘(Same as #2, different Host)’ (See Clip 2)
12:33-13:55, Clip 9: ‘Troops leave Vancouver to Fight’ (Presenter: Ted Friend)
13:56-15:33, Clip 10: ‘Orpheum Theatre’ (Presenter: Wayne Cox)
15:36-17:22, Clip 11: ‘Lions Gate Bridge’ (Presenter: Maria LeRose)
17:27-19:04, Clip 12: ‘Pier D burns’ (Presenter: Chris Hebb)

Clip 8 is the same as Clip 2, including the presenter, contrary to the supplied information in the clip title.


Picturesque Vancouver, British Columbia

File is a souvenir photograph album showing images of C.P.R. railway lines and terminus building, First Nations people and totem poles, Stanley Park, views of the city and landscape including Mount Baker, Capilano River, Hastings Mill, Hastings Street, Granville Street, buildings including schools, Vancouver Club, "topical residences" of downtown homes, and churches, as well as images of the S.S. Princess Victoria and the S.S. Empress of India.

Samuel Greer fonds

  • AM17
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1893

The fonds consists of miscellaneous court records, 1887 - 1893, relating to Greer's fight with the CPR over title to some land at Kitsilano, including a map showing his house, barn and fences in relation to the CPR right-of-way. Also included is an agreement of sale to Dugal MacKenzie of Port Moody in 1886 of Lot 9, Block 3 of his land south of False Creek.

Greer, Samuel

Map of Manitoba, Kewaydin, British Columbia and North West Territory shewing the country traversed by the Canadian Pacific Railway

Item is a map showing the extent of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (C.P.R.) in Canada in 1883. Map shows boundaries, roads, trails, telegraph lines, towns, rivers, lakes and mountainous terrain in British Columbia, the North West Territory (Alberta, Athabasca, Saskatchewan, Assiniboia), Manitoba and Kewaydin, as well as some of Ontario and Western Quebec. Map is folded inside a book titled "North West Territory, Canada."

McCrea, G.L.

File consists of newspaper clippings related to Gerrard Louis McCrea, assistant superintendent of the Canadian Pacific Railway at Vancouver.

McBain, C.W.

File consists of newspaper clippings related to Clark W. McBain, Land Agent for the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Graham, Geo. E.

File consists of newspaper clippings related to George E. Graham, superintendent of the CPR Vancouver division.

Emerson, Robert A.

File consists of newspaper clippings related to Robert A. Emerson, President of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company.

Downie, William

File consists of newspaper clippings related to William Downie, Superintendent Canadain Pacific Railway company.

Cotterell, Charles A.

File consists of newspaper clippings related to Charles A. Cotterell, Assistant General Manager for Canadian Pacific Railway Company.

Bowman, Oscar

File consists of newspaper clippings related to Oscar Bowman was the storekeeper for the Canadian Pacific Railway Company.

Abbott, H.B.

File consists of newspaper clippings mentioning H.B. Abbott and others with the Abbott family name.

Plan of a portion of the water front of Vancouver city

Item is a tracing of a map showing the Vancouver waterfront between Granville and Carrall streets. The original map contains a number of attestations which have been traced: by W.C. Van Horne (Mar. 11, 1886); H.J. Cambie, Engineer in charge (Feb. 22, 1886); T. Trudeau, Deputy Minister of Railways (31 Mar. 1886); and Land Registry office (12 May 1886). The Tracing was made from a copy submitted as an appendix to an affadvit May 28, 1891.

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