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Expressway project drawings

File consists of two drawings related to the City's proposed projects to connect the Trans-Canada Highway to a planned additional First Narrows crossing.

Clarke, R.G.L.

File consists of newspaper clippings related to R.G.L. Clarke and mention "Bob Clarke retires as Dominion Fruit Inspector."

Lease agreement and Edinburgh Soldiers' association articles

File consists of two parchments: one is the Articles of the Society of the Edinburgh City Guards, Soldiers, etc. dated 15 Dec. 1794, and an Indenture for a one-year lease between John Siday and William Purchas [?] with William Godfrey and John Stacye, dated 2nd Feb. 1671.

A kind of honey

File contains items removed from BC Sugar Museum display case titled: 'A kind of honey.' The contents of the case were four prints depicting sugar refining taken from a copy of Diderot's OEconomie Rustique, one print depicting a Brazilian sugar factory, and three books on sugar cultivation and refining.

Farr, William, Pioneer 1898

File consists of newspaper clippings related to William Farr, clippings include a re-print (July 19, 1914) of a File consists of newspaper section from Sept. 7, 1769.

[Major J.S. Matthews' album of Vancouver Scenes]

File contains photographs of historic boats and ships, beaches, waterfronts, piers and docks, maps, buildings, Hastings Mill, False Creek, Downtown, English Bay, Kitsilano Beach, Jericho Beach, logging, street scenes, churches, schools, pioneers, Victory Square, hospitals, hotels, railway stations, trains, bridges, Stanley Park, North Vancouver ferry dock, north shore mountains

False Creek pictorial

File is a commemorative album compiled to depict the development of False Creek from the earliest days of European settlement to the opening of the Granville Street Bridge in 1954. The album shows waterfront views, houses, industrial development and people engaged in work and leisure activities in the False Creek area. The late 19th and early 20 centuries are well represented. Album contains copy photographs and photographic reproductions of paintings and maps.

Bastion [Nanaimo] photographs

File contains photographs of the bastion; coal mining sites and activities; portraits of unidentified people; native Indians, including Chief Napoleon; Nootka Sound; Tofino; Clayoquot Bay; and Nanaimo schools, streets and harbour views.


File includes tracing of sketch of Survey of D.L. 185, signed L.A. Hamilton; unsigned tracing of D.L. 185 from Reserve to Granville; sketch on tracing paper, signed John Strathern D.L.S.; unsigned tracing of Block 192 1st Avenue and 9th Avenue marked in pencil; paper sketch of contours on Howe Street from Dunsmuir to Robson; unsigned paper sketch of survey, 16th Sept. 1886; unsigned tracing showing D.L. 315 to 326 with dotted line for "False Creek Trail;" unsigned surveys, Burrard Inlet, October 1865, and False Creek; paper sketch, unsigned, Lots 200A and 302; unsigned paper sketch of lot 181; pen and ink sketch, "original survey of government reserve."

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