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Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE) fonds

  • AM1264
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1995

The fonds consists of the records of the Coalition of Progressive Electors. The records cover the period 1951-1993, predominantly 1968-1993. The majority of the records are textual and consist of correspondence, minutes, election and campaign materials, brochures, financial records, and photographs.

Coalition of Progressive Electors

Clive L. Justice and Harry J. Webb collections

  • AM1194
  • Fonds
  • 1874 - 1990 predominant 1954 - 1986

Collection consists of the records of a continuum of landscape architectural practices and their partners beginning with that of G. Desmond Muirhead, Landscape Architect ca. 1950 and ending with Clive L. Justice, Landscape Architect in 1987. The majority of records are administrative and operational records of the partnerships, though both Justice and Webb's donations include personal records and professional records not associated with the partnerships at that time.

The records include administrative records of the firms, reference files on plants and building materials, records relating to professional associations and project records. The bulk of the fonds consists of core operational records of the firms: job files; including correspondence and other textual records, landscape architecture drawings and photographs.

Pacific Press fonds

  • AM1616
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1972

The fonds consists of news photographs of people featured in the Pacific Press newspapers the Vancouver Sun and the Province. The fonds also includes two cartoons.

Pacific Press

Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association fonds

  • AM1009
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1988 [microfilmed 1989]

The fonds primarily consists of microfilm copies of the Association's minutes, 1935-1988. Minutes for the 1970s and 1980s also include correspondence and other documents referred to in the minutes. Also part of the fonds is a transcript of an interview with Joan Sutherland, 1989.

Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association

The Electors' Action Movement fonds

  • AM666
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1987

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

Marpole-Oakridge Community Association fonds

  • AM1682
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1918-2015] ; predominant 1944-2015

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of the Marpole-Oakridge Community Association. Record types include incorporation certificates, newspaper clippings, photographs, annual reports, financial statements, board meeting minutes and standing committee minutes.

The fonds has been organized into the following series: Meeting minutes and reports (1944-2015), Administrative files (1944-2005), Program and event files (ca. 1946-2014), History files (ca. 1930-2011), Photographs (ca. 1918-1985), and Marpole Residents Coalition records (1978-1984, 2012-2014).

Marpole-Oakridge Community Association

William Malkin fonds

  • AM237
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1870]-1959

The fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, and legal papers relating to W.H. Malkin and Company of Vancouver, as well as scrap books containing material relating to W.H. Malkin's interests, political career and speeches.Fonds includes photographs depicting the Malkin family, W.H. Malkin at various public functions during his term as Mayor, and travel views.

Malkin, William Harold

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

Reginald Ritchie fonds

  • AM876
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1985, predominant 1903-1918

The fonds consists of portions of a manuscript about Ritchie's early days in the west and Alaska; personal and business correspondence; mementos of World War I; and photographs.

Ritchie, Frederick Arthur Reginald

Helen Dawe fonds

  • AM557
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1983

The fonds consists of a scrapbook pertaining to the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service, 1942-45; photograph album of Miss Dawe's naval service, 1943-45; publications relating to the WRCNS, 1943-45; and clippings and notes relating to the history of Sechelt.

Dawe, Helen

Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society fonds

  • AM177
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1938

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

Douglas Honeyman fonds

  • AM814
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1968; predominant 1915-1919

The fonds consists of diaries written in trenches, correspondence regarding 29th Battalion activities, photographs, and miscellaneous publications from World War I.

Honeyman, Douglas Ramsey

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

Walter Moberly fonds

  • AM33
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1956; predominant 1898-1915

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, maps, printed works, and clippings 1865-1956. They relate to Walter Moberly's continued interest in history, exploration, surveying, railway construction (both Transcontinental and Northern), and public works involving harbour improvement, power schemes, and exploitation of Canada's natural resources.

Moberly, Walter

Expo 86 collection

  • AM1006
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1986

The collection consists of microfilmed copies of Expo 86 site plans. These include specification books and tender inquiries. Specific EXPO sites include: International Pavilion, Monorail Stations, and the Expo Theatre. An index is provided.

Expo 86 Corporation

Greater Vancouver Regional District fonds

  • AM1257
  • Fonds
  • 1859-[197-]

Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, plans, and other documentation generated primarily by the above-mentioned predecessor bodies of the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Arranged into the following series:

  • Hospital Advisory Committee minutes and reports
    from the Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District:
  • Annual reports
  • Correspondence and other records
  • Minute books
  • Miscellaneous records
    from the Greater Vancouver Water District:
  • Chief engineer's daily journals
  • Commissioner's reports
  • Commissioner's yearbooks
  • Contracts
  • Correspondence files
  • Correspondence files
  • Engineering files
  • Minute books
  • Minute files
  • Miscellaneous correspondence
  • Miscellaneous publications
  • Miscellaneous reports
  • Reports
  • Reports received by the commissioner
    from the Lower Mainland Regional Planning Board:
    • Clipping files
    • Correspondence files
    • Minute books

The fonds also includes two drawings made for the Greater Vancouver Water District.

Greater Vancouver Regional District

First Lutheran Church fonds

  • AM749
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1952

The fonds includes the congregational minute book, 1900 1952; register of Baptisms etc., 1892-1953; minute book of youth group 1909 1913; and the constitution and account book of Ladies Aid, 1899-1930.

First Lutheran Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

James J. Sutherland fonds

  • AM457
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1939 ; predominate 1879-1888

The fonds consists of indentures, conveyances, and other legal documents relating to land transfers in Port Moody, New Westminster, Hope, and Vancouver, 1870-1906. Many items deal with the Canadian Pacific Railway. There are also miscellaneous notes and notices relating to the bankruptcy of National Silver Mines Limited in 1937.

Sutherland, James J.

Wade family fonds

  • AM44
  • Fonds
  • 1758-1960; predominant 1885-1960

The fonds consists of private and official correspondence, photographs and maps, and a large number of published items and clippings. There are papers concerning the Yukon (1893-1959) and Dawson (1879-1902), the Alaska Boundary case (1902-1956), the Canadian flag controversy (1907-1912), juvenile offenders and their protection (1894-1917), research for the federal case re: Point Grey Military Reserve (1911-1918), Vancouver municipal and public affairs (1912-1927), and miscellaneous papers (1887-1960). Published items include works by Wade as well as publications of the Canadian Club, government publications and political tracts. There are also two bound volumes, one containing correspondence, programmes and clippings re: General Wolfe and the dedication of the Canadian Memorial to Wolfe at Greenwich Park, the other containing photographs and prints of various portraits and statues of Wolfe.

Wade family

Wilson family fonds

  • AM362
  • Fonds
  • 1870-1974

The fonds consists of personal papers and church records (including sermons) of George Halford Wilson, and papers (correspondence, reports, scrapbooks) from Halford David Wilson's business and political life. Fonds includes photographs of St. Michael's Anglican Church, civic activities of Halford David Wilson, and various neighbourhood and city scenes, including airport views.

Wilson family

Graveley family fonds

  • AM147
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1941

The fonds includes the undated, typewritten memoirs of Walter E. Graveley (covering the period ca. 1870 to ca. 1901); his real estate price book and business correspondence, 1884-1931; legal records; receipts dating from March 1886 for land bought from the CPR; agreements made with Robert S. Day and Son Ltd. (Insurance) in 1923 and 1931; two scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings, and written materials concerning the Graveley family and yachting; the minute book (1920-1924) of the General Leckie Chapter I.O.D.E. (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire); and a number of family photographs.

Graveley family

Commonwealth Construction Company fonds

  • AM1027
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1930

Fonds consists of operational records of Carter-Hall-Aldinger Co., the predecessor company of Commonwealth Construction. The records document projects in Vancouver and Victoria in which Carter-Hall-Aldinger acted as general contractors.

Records include design drawings, shop drawings, and project specifications.

Commonwealth Construction Company

Vancouver Merchants' Exchange fonds

  • AM316
  • Fonds
  • 1871, 1909, 1913, 1920-1975

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

Henri Evariste Langis fonds

  • AM16
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1904

The fonds includes daybooks and accounts recording his practice from 1885-1891, 1893-1894, 1900, 1903-1904 (Volumes 1-10) and other miscellaneous records.

Langis, Henri Evariste

Paul B. Ohannesian fonds

  • AM1383
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1990 ; predominant 1987-1990

Fonds contains files on: the "RS-1 Regulations Review" including follow up (1982-1989); "New Democratic Party caucus correspondence on housing" (1989); and "Georgia Medical Dental Building 1929-1989" (1989-1990). The photographs of housing, 1987, were taken for the resulting reports (10 x 15 cm col. photographs + 35 mm negatives). Also included are news clippings on urban issues (1990).

Ohannesian, Paul B.

Harry Rankin fonds

  • AM1691
  • Fonds
  • 1939-2016, predominant 1950-2002

Series consists of correspondence, newsclippings and articles, legal case files and reports regarding Rankin’s life as a lawyer, a politician and social activist. Fonds is arranged into 6 series: RCMP surveillance reports, Personal and family records, Commentary and columns, Records of municipal affairs, Politics and social justice files, and Legal case files.

Rankin, Harry

City of Vancouver Archives pamphlet collection

  • AM1519
  • Fonds

Collection consists of published items collected by the City of Vancouver Archives. The items in this collection document many of the social and cultural events which have taken place in and around the City of Vancouver from 1860 to the present, and include: brochures, programs, advertising broadsheets, political commentaries, calling cards, menus and more.

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.

Robin Ward fonds

  • AM1341
  • Fonds
  • 1988-1998

Fonds consists of original drawings (1988-1998) and drawing reproductions(1988-1998) in the form of photographs and photocopies. Many of the drawings represented are published in Robin Ward's Vancouver (Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, 1990) and Robin Ward's Heritage West Coast (Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, 1993).

Ward, Robin

Harold D. Kalman fonds

  • AM363
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1998, predominant 1969-1975

The fonds contains standardized field sheets, architectural surveys, notes, correspondence, newspaper articles and other material related to the research and architectural conservation work of Harold Kalman in Vancouver during the 1970's; recordings of Kalman's interviews with British Columbia architects and their relatives; and drawings by G.L.T. Sharp, a British Columbia architect, which Kalman purchased for his private collection.

Kalman, Harold D.

Vancouver School Board fonds

  • VSB
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1999 ; predominant 1892-1966

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

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

Irma Gordon fonds

  • AM1366
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1886] - 1911 and 1961

The fonds consists of correspondence, a Christmas card and photographs.

Gordon, Irma

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.)

Robert Bruce fonds

  • AM985
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1985

The fonds consists of biographical records, family photographs, military service records and clippings of Robert Bruce. Photographs include boats, Bruce working on boats, family portraits, trips to White Rock 1919, and others.

Bruce, Robert

Letter

  • AM165
  • Item
  • 1883

The collection consists of an incomplete letter written to "Fanny" by an unidentified correspondent from New Westminster, 11 May 1883, describing May Day and a picnic. (The original pencil has been written over ca. 1940 by the donor.)

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

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", a scrapbook of clippings for 1929-1931, and a 1947-48 Chinese directory of Greater Victoria & Nanaimo.

The Hub

United Nations Conference on Human Settlements fonds

  • AM337
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1976

The fonds consists mainly of records relating to the Conference, but also contains some pertaining to Habitat Forum (mainly newsclippings and publications). It includes planning papers, miscellaneous official publications, reports of individual countries, reports of international organizations, planning papers for the conference from the Vancouver City Clerk's Department, delegate information, photographs of delegates, newspaper clippings, originals of entries submitted to a Habitat poster competition, and conference banners.

United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (1976 : Vancouver, B.C.)

Arthur Morton collection

  • AM860
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1984

The collection consists of family history and genealogical material concerning the descendants of John Morton (b.1764); copy of a letter from John Morton (b.1834); copies of letters from Joseph Morton, Vancouver real estate broker, to Beaumont Morton, 1913-1926; photographs.

Morton, Arthur

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

James Inglis Reid, Ltd. fonds

  • AM1451
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1996

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of James Inglis Reid, Ltd. The fonds includes business ledgers which reflect the daily commerce and production of the shop. Ledgers include extensive figures on sausage kitchen production, daily orders, sales, staff hours, and financial statements. The fonds also includes meeting minutes of the company shareholders, annual financial records, several samples of invoices, receipts, and correspondence. The fonds contains eight series: Sausage kitchen production records, Staff time books, Sales records, Accounts payable and expenses records, Daily order records, Ephemera, Minutes and Financial statements.

James Inglis Reid, Ltd.

Max Baker fonds

  • AM1692
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1990

Fonds consists of six photo albums depicting Baker’s personal life as a gay man living in the West End and many of his friends, as well as Pride festivals from the 1980s and other local events. Albums dating from 1990 include photographs apparently taken after Baker’s death and may have been added by another person, possibly Gary Gilbertson. Album pages include labels identifying events and people. Some album pages also have names of persons identified with sticky notes, which were applied by guests during the 2019 exhibition at the Mole Hill Community Housing Society. The fonds also includes two photographs of Max Baker provided to the Mole Hill Community Housing Society by Baker’s cousin.

Max Baker

George Fitch fonds

  • AM1088
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1950

The fonds includes photographs, correspondence and clippings which provide an outline of Fitch's enterprises. Photographs depict Fitch's World War 1 service, his employment as private secretary to the Mayor of Vancouver, and his career as a wrestling promoter for the Vancouver Boxing Commission.

Fitch, George

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

Jack Wasserman fonds

  • AM1514
  • Fonds
  • [1929]-1977; predominant 1954-1977

Fonds consists of records created by Jack Wasserman during the course of his journalism career at the Vancouver Sun and personal records created during and before that time. Consists of four series: Clippings, comprised of Jack Wasserman's columns and clippings scrapbooks; Columns index, comprised of cross-references for Wasserman's columns 1969-1977; Personal files, comprised of business and personal correspondence and miscellaneous documents; and Photographs, gathered for personal and business purposes.

Jack Wasserman

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