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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

Yucho Chow Community Archive collection

  • AM1688
  • Fonds
  • 2011-Sept. 2021

Collection consists of records collected and created by Catherine Clement throughout her ten-year research project on Yucho Chow and Yucho Chow Studio, which led to the 2019 exhibition Chinatown Through a Wide Lens: The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow, and the 2020 book of the same title. The collection includes 510 photographs contributed by diverse communities, 75 family photographs contributed by Yucho Chow’s descendants, news clippings, studio graphic design work and ephemera, media stories, and project records.

Chow, Yucho

Helen Gregory MacGill collection

  • AM270
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1950

The collection consists of the original copies, with some amendments, of articles written by Helen Gregory MacGill as well as biographical radio programs about MacGill, as well as photographs.

MacGill, Helen Gregory

Westcoast Transmission Company Ltd. fonds

  • AM1435
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1983

Fonds consists of photographs taken by or for the Westcoast Transmission Company Ltd. They include aerial views of Vancouver and photographs of the Vancouver Museum and Planetarium, the Vancouver Aquarium, MacMillan Bloedel Conservatory, Pacific National Exhibition buildings and prize homes, petroleum and gas industry exhibits at the Pacific National Exhibition, scenes from Gastown, the Westcoast Energy building, and other buildings and scenes in Vancouver. Fonds also includes photographs showing the various stages of construction of the Westcoast Transmission building at 1333 West Georgia Street, as well as a promotional pamphlet for the building.

Westcoast Transmission Company

Mercer and Mercer Architects fonds

  • AM1431
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1970, predominantly 1940-1970

Fonds contains photographs and drawings of buildings designed by Mercer & Mercer Architects as well as a certificate of registration for Andrew Lamb Mercer from the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.

Also included in the fonds are photographs from six albums showing buildings of various clientele of Mercer & Mercer Architects as well as projects by the predecessor firm, Gardiner and Mercer. Sites include breweries, hospitals, schools, fire halls, banks and other businesses primarily located in Vancouver but also other parts of the province.

Mercer and Mercer, Architects

New Westminster Board of Trade fonds : 1883-1961

  • AM440
  • Fonds
  • 1975

The fonds consists of minutes, 1906-1961; letterbooks 1888-1909; financial records 1883-1917 for membership; annual reports 1897, 1949-1974; and clippings 1923-1925.

New Westminster Board of Trade

Canadian Pacific Air Lines Ltd. fonds

  • AM416
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1972

The fonds consists of two scrapbooks containing legal agreements, financial statements and corporate data concerning the pre amalgamation firms; typescripts, reports, and speeches on the history and operation of the firm 1944-1968; organizational charts; and correspondence for 1945. Printed items include company newsletters 1942-1944; advertising brochures; clippings; magazine articles, and photographs.

Canadian Pacific Air Lines

Vancouver and District Trades and Labour Council fonds : 1889-1961

  • AM307
  • Fonds
  • 1976

The fonds consists of copies of minutes of the Trades and Labour Council, 1889-1961; minutes of the B.C. Federationist Limited, 1912 1922; minutes of the Vancouver Labour Temple Company, 1909-1920; correspondence and minutes from the One Big Union and the Oil Refinery Workers Union, 1918-1921; and copies of the B.C. Federationist, 1911-1920, and its successor, the Labour Statesman, 1924-1952.

Vancouver and District Trades and Labour Council

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

Vancouver Woman's Musical Club fonds

  • AM397
  • Fonds
  • 1905-2009

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, financial statements, correspondence, newsletters, programmes, scrapbooks of clippings and photographs.

Vancouver Woman's Musical Club

Elek Imredy fonds

  • AM1371
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1994

The fonds consists of the records of the sculptor Elek Imredy. They document his life and work, focusing on the decades following his emigration to Canada. The fonds consists of the following series: personal records, correspondence, teaching activities, project files, subject files, artwork, scrapbooks, albums and photographs, and miscellaneous files.

Imredy, Elek

Willson E. Knowlton collection

  • AM350
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1884

The collection consists of miscellaneous papers, primarily agreements and financial papers, relating to the Chinese on the west coast of North America from 1858-1884. The donor also included notes on the collection.

Knowlton, Willson E.

Klondike Steamer collection

  • AM1142
  • Item
  • ca. 19--

Collection consists of a single plan depicting structural details of the vessel.

Thomas H. Mawson collection

  • AM886
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1914

The collection consists of a photographic reproduction of design plan "Accepted Scheme for Coal Harbour, Stanley Park; drawings of scheme for the improvement of Brockton Point, Stanley Park, 1914; guide map of the city of Vancouver, 1910; drawings, plans and other material, including display reproduction of "Proposed Subdivision of Property near Wascana Lake, Regina" and "Proposed Subdivision of Property and Layout of Grounds for Lieutenant Governor's Residence, Regina, Saskatchewan", for a display on the life and works of Thomas H. Mawson.

Mawson, Thomas Hayton

Jessie Richardson Award Society fonds

  • AM1624
  • Fonds
  • 1983-2009

Fonds illustrates the annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards, including its' creation, as well as its' marketing and production. Records include: photographs, posters, correspondence, programs, minutes, statements, lists, and other materials. Textual records are arranged in two series: operational records and marketing and publicity. The photograph series is arranged by anniversary, except in the case of the winner group portraits, promotional stills, headshots, and slides.

The Jessie Richardson Award Society

Vancouver Los Angeles Sister City Society fonds

  • AM1654
  • Fonds
  • 1986-2009

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of Vancouver Los Angeles Sister City Society. Record types include correspondence, financial records, legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, reports, newsletters, meeting minutes, and event files.

The fonds has been organized into the following series: Correspondence, Administrative files and Event files.

Vancouver Los Angeles Sister City Society

11th Machine Gun Battalion fonds

  • AM67
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1954

The fonds consists of the bound records, correspondence, orders, photographs and historical documents of the 11th Machine Gun Battalion, as well as maps, papers and correspondence pertaining to the Canadian Machine Gun Corps, C.E.F., and a typescript history of the 11th Machine Gun Battalion written by Lt. Col. Francis Layton in 1954.

Canada. Canadian Army. Machine Gun Battalion, 11th

Holy Trinity Cathedral fonds : 1860-1949

  • AM603
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1949 (microfilmed 1976)

The fonds consists of baptism, death, and marriage registers, 1862-1916, and parish registers and general papers, 1860-1949.

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Community Arts Council of Vancouver fonds

  • AM301
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2012

The fonds consists of the records pertaining to a consultation visit to the Community Arts Council (the Comer Report), 1949; constitution and by-laws; minutes and reports; correspondence, financial and fundraising documents; program and exhibition files; and photographs, publications, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, newsletters, promotional materials and similar items.

Community Arts Council of Vancouver

Gordon Hilker fonds

  • AM1683
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1980

Fonds illustrates Gordon Hilker's life following his time with Vancouver's Theatre Under the Stars. His records are arranged into two series and include: correspondence, reports, programs, newsletters, and clippings.

Hilker, Gordon

Henry Herbert Stevens fonds

  • AM69
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1935, 1966, 1968

The fonds consists of correspondence and other materials on East Indian immigration, 1912-1916; the Komagata Maru incident, 1914 and 1916; immigration matters other than East Indian, 1912-1925; Vancouver port facilities, 1913-1916; the drug problem in Vancouver, 1921-1922; provincial politics in B.C., 1921-1923; the Grain Inquiry, 1918 and 1923-1924; and the Salmon Fisheries Treaty with the U.S.A., 1929. The fonds also includes clippings, scrapbooks, photographs (showing logging by the Aeroplane Spruce Company and various mills on the B.C. coast), and published items.

Stevens, Henry Herbert

Lois Kerr fonds

  • AM890
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1986

The fonds consists of: the published musical score of "Mountain by the sea : a British Columbia Ski-ing Song" (1957), words and music by Lois Kerr; photocopy of text and music to "Vancouver : a musical and historical revue in praise of the city of Vancouver, for performance by elementary school students" by Lois Kerr (30 Jan. 1984); photocopy of words and music of "374", also by Lois Kerr. Also includes sound recording of "Vancouver Song" sung by Cait Carson (LEG2065.33) and a sound recording of "374" (LEG2065.34).

Kerr, Lois

Chuck Davis fonds

  • AM1600
  • Fonds
  • 1931-2012

The fonds consists of correspondence, subject files, research files, manuscripts, radio-plays, drafts of publications, and photographs. The records relate to Davis' activities as an author, historian, newspaper columnist, and freelance researcher and writer in Vancouver.

Davis, Chuck

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. 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

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.

Chinese business accounts ledger fonds

  • AM853
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1925

Fonds consists of a accounts ledger book. The provenance is unknown. The accounts are recorded alphabetically in Chinese by name of client. The entries represent transactions for general merchandise including: sugar, soy sauce, rice, and tea.

unknown

Bertram Emery fonds

  • AM303
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1897]-1971

The fonds consists of personal papers, 1897-1971; pharmaceutical items; narcotics registers, 1937-1971; references to community, especially Kitsilano, business, 1935-1969; photographs of interiors and exteriors of drugstores in Vancouver and Victoria, scenery in Stanley Park, and various civic-related events, including Kitsilano Days; texts of C-FUN City Hall reports, 1963-1965; records pertaining to Park Board activities, 1948-1950, 1962 1964; City Council minutes, correspondence, special references, 1960-1965. The records have been arranged into two subseries: Private papers and Civic papers.

Emery, Bertram

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

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

Elizabeth Flaherty fonds

  • AM18
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1964

The fonds consists of miscellaneous records, newspaper clippings and pamphlets, including pilot's licence and an Air Pilotage Work Book; includes photographs of Flaherty.

Flaherty, Elizabeth

A.J. Ingram collection

  • AM347
  • Fonds
  • 1917

The collection consists of photocopies of two newsclippings and a letter relating to the sinking of the British transport "Cameronia" in the Mediterranean in April 1917.

Ingram, Alan J.

Harold Merilees fonds

  • AM426
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1972

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, photographs, clippings, and pamphlets relating to Merilees public relations work on various projects and relating to Merilees' position in the Provincial Legislature. Photographs depict Merilees' professional activities with the B.C. Electric Railway Company and the Vancouver Board of Trade as well as views pertaining to victory bond drives and the 1958 B.C. centennial celebrations.

Merilees, Harold James

Hamber family fonds

  • AM1036
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1850-1987]

The fonds consists of records of the Hamber and Hendry families and of Eric Hamber including photographs, films, manuscripts and fine art. The photographs, 1880-1985, consist primarily of professional studio portraiture and the manuscript material consists primarily of souvenirs or memorabilia. Photographs depict the Hamber and Hendry families and Eric Hamber's life as an international financier, B.C. Lieutenant Governor, industrialist, athlete, and rancher. The films are primarily home movies that depict a range of social activities in which the Hamber family was involved. Two films are newsreel items documenting a polo game for BC Challenge Trophy and the visit of Governor General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMC, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough to the Britannia Mines on board of Eric Hamber's yacht.

Hamber family

John Girvan fonds

  • AM1450
  • Fonds
  • [1890?]-1956

Fonds reflects John Girvan's career as a painter and decorator, as well as records relating to his family and background. Girvan's design project records include: renderings, photographs, invoices, correspondence, stencils, and sketchbooks. His personal records include: correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, certificates, awards, drawings, books, publications, and other material. Records are arranged in series by format; except in the case of textual records, which are divided into two series: business records and personal records.

Girvan, John

Sectional Map and Street Directory Company fonds

  • AM495
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1943

The fonds consists of the first seven editions of The Sectional Map and Street Directory of Vancouver, maps, and a notebook from the Sectional Map and Street Directory Company.

Sectional Map and Street Directory Company

Mary Gruchy fonds

  • AM253
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1983

The fonds consists of records created, received, and collected by Mary Gruchy. Fonds includes records pertaining to the Provincial Botanical Office, such as annual reports, notes, newspaper clippings, journals, photographs, a retirement certificate, and other materials. The fonds also includes brochures from the B.C. Mountaineering Club, and a map of Mount Garibaldi.

Gruchy, Mary J.

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

Nightingale family fonds

  • AM680
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1938

The fonds consists of legal documents, 1909, 1940; an annual report from the British Columbia Amateur Basketball Association, 1933; correspondence, 1938; and a wedding and anniversary scrapbook, 1896 1923; a Christmas card, and photographs.

Nightingale family, John P.

Henry Whittaker fonds

  • AM315
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1971

Fonds consists of correspondence, including a section on stamp collecting, medical records, personal documentation, photographs, and clippings.

Whittaker, Henry

Heritage '82 Project fonds

  • AM1252
  • Fonds
  • 1982

The fonds consists of project progress documentation, working papers, reports and photographs of Yaletown factories and warehouses.

Heritage '82 Project

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 occurred 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

Denys Nelson collection

  • AM441
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1927

The collection consists of notes, clippings, and correspondence relating to Nelson's research into the Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and Father Charles Pandosy. There are also clippings, notes, typescripts and photographs on British Columbia's early history and place names.

Keith Winterbottom fonds

  • AM1423
  • Fonds
  • 1886, [ca. 1938]

The fonds consists of an issue of the Vancouver Advertiser, v. 1 no. 51 (3 Nov. 1886) and 11 architectural plans relating to a proposed seaplane base at Jericho Beach Air Station. Keith Winterbottom may have participated in the development of the architectural drawings.

Winterbottom, Keith

Elizabeth Walker fonds

  • AM1349
  • Fonds
  • 1963-2000

The fonds consists of Walker's photographs of examples of Vancouver architecture, background and research records for her book "Street Names of Vancouver", as well as a manuscript.

Walker, Elizabeth

Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation fonds

  • VPK
  • Fonds
  • 1888-2008

Fonds consists of the following record series, all related to parks and recreation administration functions and listed by creating offices to the divisional level.
--Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation
----Accounting ledgers, 1958-1969, series 67
----Analysis ledgers, 1912-1952, series 91
----Annual reports, 1911-2001, series 609
----Architectural and landscape plans, 1912-1988, series 98
----Board minutes, 1888-1987, series 76
----Board minutes indexes, 1892-1913, 1928-1975, series 77
----Buildings and insurance record, 1933, series 96
----Central Registry files, 1973-1987, series 93
----City parks: plans and development, 193-?, series 497
----Committee minutes, 1912-1961, series 64
----Comptroller's subject files, 1924-1980, series 84
----Correspondence, 1904-1967, series 81
----Correspondence registers, 1915-1918, 1964-1972, series 80
----Detail ledgers, 1952-1959, series 90
----Disbursement ledgers, 1913-1930, series 92
----General ledgers, 1910-1970, series 89
----Journals, 1912-1948, series 100
----Legal agreements and expense reports, 1896-1958, series 88
----Miscellaneous ledgers, 1912-1963, series 173
----Miscellaneous personnel records, 1913-1932, series 99
----Moving images, 1930-1980, series 652
----Newsclippings and photographs, 1911-1957, series 97
----Notes to Board minutes, 1916-1965, series 78
----Payroll files, 1930-1951, series 94
----Photographs, ca.1910-1972, series 625
----Publications in City Publications Collection, 1915-1997, series 608
----Receipt book, 1929-1974, series 68
----Records of Park Board police badges, 1929-1934, series 95
----Safety Committee minutes, 1970-1972, series 66
----Site subject files, 1913, 1950-1971, series 65
----Supervisor of City Beaches and Pools' subject files, 1945-1970, series 83
--Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation. Administrative and Revenue Services Division
----Director's Board meeting agendas, 1964-1974, series 79
----Director's operational subject files, 1979-1986, series 18
--Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation. Operations and Maintenance Division
----Director's subject files, 1967-1976, series 87
--Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation. Planning Division
----Facilities development photograph albums, 1985-1989, series 624
--Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation. Recreation Division
----Director's subject files, 1970-1976, series 86
----Slides, 1950-198-?, series 281
--Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Parks and Recreation. Superintendent
----Outward correspondence, 1937-1940, series 85
----Subject files, 1970-1976, series 82

Vancouver Park Board

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