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[Vancouver Board of Trade Excursion to Okanagan and Kootenays August 21 to September 5, 1926]

File consists of photographs of a British Columbia interior tour made by Mayor L.D. Taylor and thirty-eight other members of the Vancouver Board of Trade. Includes photographs of the East Kootenay Power Company on the Elk River, West Kootenay Power Company at Bonnington, Lower Bonnington Power Plant, Crow's Nest Coal Company, Dominion Experimental Station in Summerland, Eldorado Arms Hotel, Sicamous Hotel, Kootenay National Park, Invermere and Oliver.

Vancouver 1886-1900

File consists of images of early Vancouver, including Gastown, Hastings Mill, Granville Street, Burrard Inlet, Prospect Point, the first City Council, arrival of the first C.P.R. train, Cordova Street, and Mount Pleasant.

Souvenir, Stanley Park

Item is an album containing fifteen prints. Photographs show various parts of Stanley Park including English Bay, a beach, trails, trees, the hollow tree, Prospect Point, First Bridge and the lighthouse.

Rededication, Stanley Park, 1943

Album contains photographs of the rededication ceremony in 1943, copy photographs of the original dedication of the park in 1889 and early scenes of Stanley Park. Album was dedicated to Lord Derby, son of Lord Stanley, and includes Lord Derby's invitation to the ceremony as well as Major Matthews' notes with the photographs.

City of Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia : sectional maps

File consists of three maps of Vancouver: an index to the sectional map sheets, a plan of District Lots in Vancouver, and a sectional map in 62 sheets. The sectional map sheets show streets and roads, blocks, lots, legal descriptions, railways, parks, schools, hospital, cemetery, golf courses, retirement homes, and some businesses.

Vancouver (B.C.). Office of the City Engineer

Chevron Stage at various events - contact sheets

File consists of fifteen contact sheets with a total of 527 images pertaining to the June 13th event in Gastown (2011-010.2447 to 2011-010.2451); Dragon Boat, June 14 (2011-010.2452); a June 15th Beaux Gestes '86 event downtown (2011-010.2453 and 2011-010.2454); Tea Party at City Hall, June 20 (2011-010.2455); Chevron Picnic, June 21 (2011-010.2456 to 2011-010.2457); Party in the Park Tour at Kensington Park, June 22 (2011-010.2458 amd 2011-010.2460); the Scandinavian Fest & Park Party, June 21-22 (2011-010.2460 and 2011-010.2461); and unidentifed performances (2011-010.2459).

Chevron Stage at Volunteer Park / Sun Run, April 1986

File consists of seven prints relating to the dedication of Volunteer Park on April 19, 1986 (2011-010.2252 to 2011-010.2255), the Vancouver Sun Run on April 20, 1986 (2011-010.2256 and 2011-010.2257), and the parade at the April 6, 1986 birthday party (2011-010.2251). Individuals identified are Mayor Michael Harcourt and Vancouver Centennial Commission Chairman Michael Francis.