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Genealogy of J.S. Matthews

Series consists of records relating to the family history and biographical details of J.S. Matthews. Includes genealogical information written and compiled by Matthews, photographs, correspondence, and news clippings. Series also includes a file...

Heritage Planner's photographs

Series consists of CN Pier photographs (1974) and photographs in the 2300, 2400 and 2600 block of Main Street.

Vancouver (B.C.). Planning Department

Personal papers and newspaper articles

Series consists of files containing articles written by Dr. Newman during his directorship of the Vancouver Aquarium, travel notebooks and journals, and newspaper clippings.


Series consists of three scrapbooks, one photo album and various artifacts relating to conferences collected throughout Dr. Newman's career.

Publications and Brock House history

The Society provides members with publications informing them of activities and programs. Newsletters are published, as quarterly issues and the Gallimaufry is a monthly paper. Posters and notices were put on bulletin boards to announce events, ch...

Photographs and pieces of art work

Series consists of photograph albums documenting the "Birthday of the Century" celebrating the 100th Birthday of Evelyn Lett. The photograph albums also document Brock House, social events, and the Brock family. There are also loose phot...

General correspondence

Series documents incoming and outgoing correspondence. The arrangement for the most part is chronological. There is an instance of subject-based correspondence, such as thank you letters to the Society.

Fundraising records

Members have organized the Christmas Bazaar, Christmas Fair, Winter Fair and Winter Festival, New-To-You Boutique, and Garden Fair (also known as the Summer Fair or Garden Party). The Society has also made a concerted effort, to get grants from co...

Brock minutes and records of the committees

Series documents the founding of Brock House Society, the creation of bylaws and a Constitution. The Series also documents the operational and administrative functions of the Policy Committee, Programme Committee, Personnel Committee, Library and ...

Private papers

Series consists of personal correspondence, certificates and diplomas, school records, business papers, scrapbooks, and records related to involvements in community organizations including the Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce, Vancouver Communities&#...


Series contains ca. 7500 photographs covering the following subjects: theatre, comedy, performance arts, dance, writers, artists, musicians, portraits, politicians, female impersonation, Stonewall Festival, HIV/AIDS, the Vancouver AIDS Memorial, p...


Series consists of ship photographs documenting all types of maritime traffic in and out of Vancouver over a 56 year period. Represented are elegant liners and spit-polished war ships to rusted tramp steamers. The photographs in this series not ...

Police Department : Board and member photographs

Series consists of photographs of members of the Vancouver Police Department and the Board of Police Commissioners as well as various scenes of police activity. Portraits of police employees include police officers, inspectors, police chiefs, poli...

Vancouver Police Department

Police Identification Photographs

Series consists of photographs taken of individuals arrested by the Vancouver Police Department, showing a "mugshot" view of front and side portraits of individuals. Persons arrested include men, women, and children primarily related to ...


Series consist of family photos. Some identification has been indicated. Names of subjects include members of the Hill, Whyte, and Graham families; their friends, relatives, and associates; McQueen Memorial Sunday School, St. Columba Presbyteria...


Series consists of photographs of Vancouver churches and schools.

Program files

Series consists of records related to the delivery of Chinese Canadian Historical Society programs including workshops, lectures, research projects and exhibitions. Series includes Planning Committee minutes, agendas, reports, briefs, corresponden...

President files

Series consists of records created and collected by the founding president of the Chinese Canadian Historical Society, Edgar Wickberg.Series includes board meeting minutes, committee minutes, reports, briefs, correspondence and reference material...

Administrative files

Series consists of constitution, board meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, financial statements and membership records created or received by the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC in the course of carrying out its administrative func...

Records of Councillor George Puil

Series consists of topical files document George Puil's work as Vancouver City Councillor. Records are mainly arranged in topical files on issues of transportation, crime, community development, economic development, zoning, property rate and...

Puil, George

Photographs and sketches

Series consists of photographs primarily showing camp outings, 1926-1983, from around British Columbia as well as Alberta and the United States. Many trips were taken to the same sites or parks year after year, such as Garibaldi Provincial Park. P...

Authorization minutes of the City Manager

Series consists of the Board of Administration's and City Manager's financial expenditure authorization documents, also called Manager's minutes. Recorded are discretionary decisions regarding "general", auto allowance, b...

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

Emergency Management files

Series contains administrative and operational files pertaining to earthquake preparedness; emergency exercises; training programs and seminars; emergency communications and social services; and transportation of hazardous materials. Series also i...

Vancouver (B.C.). Risk and Emergency Management Division

Audiovisual recordings

Series consists of audiovisual records including 93 videotapes and 43 audio recordings. The audio recordings include show tapes for drag performances at B.J.'s Club, various interviews for Angles, and Gay Games III coverage. The video recordi...

Director of Personnel's subject files

Series contains selected files from the Director's Office general filing system, including "subject files", "departmental files" (best represented 1943-1959, few kept after 1974), "labour relations files", and &q...

Vancouver (B.C.). Human Resource Services

Police Commissioners general files

Series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence with City officials and private citizens, reports of the Police Court and Police Department, minutes of the Police Court, information on specific cases, and accounts. The files are arranged ...

Vancouver (B.C.). Board of Police Commissioners

Personal correspondence

The series consist of personal correspondence created and accumulated by Marguerite Ford during her work with City of Vancouver and other civic organizations. The files are mainly invitations, certificates and appreciation letters.

Scrapbooks and photographs

Series consists of scrapbooks demonstrating activities organized by the Club as well as events of national importance to Canada, and contain predominantly news clippings; some scrapbooks also contain photographs. Other photographic material includ...

Aerial survey cronaflex positives and paper prints

Series consists of cronaflex stereoscapic aerial survey photographs used for data collection to support planning and engineering activities. The photographs were created by a variety of photographic firms, under contract for the Planning Departmen...

Vancouver (B.C.). Planning Department

Point Grey Police Court court calendar

Series consists of one bound journal containing reports of cases brought before the Police court, summarizing the proceedings and indicating the verdict rendered by the Police Magistrate.

Point Grey (B.C.). Police Court

Records of Councillor Gordon Price

Series consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and reports pertaining to Price's work and interests as a 6 term City of Vancouver Councillor. Records are mainly arranged in topical files on issues of transportation, crime, community ...

Price, Gordon


Series consists of 2 scrapbooks containing obituaries which J.S. Matthews cut out from various newspapers. Obituaries relate mainly to pioneers of Vancouver.

Administrative files

Series consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, financial statements, program files, grant application files and membership lists created or received by the Kerrisdale Historical Society in the course of carrying out its administrativ...

Fire alarm box zoning map

Series consists of a single bound volume containing the zoning system for fire alarm boxes. The zoning system was designed to allow the Fire Department to locate a fire if all other means of communication failed. Arranged numerically by zone number.

Vancouver Police Department

Sample business stationery

Series consists of letterheads, envelopes, tickets, blank forms, and a bulletin, all of which serve as examples of business stationery used in Vancouver during the 1880s.

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