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Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre fonds

  • CA VHEC RA000
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2019

Fonds consists of records generated by staff and volunteers of the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in the planning and administration of exhibitions, school programs, commemorative events, symposia, communications as well as a resource centre. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Exhibition records, Newsletters.

Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society for Education and Remembrance

Dr. Serge Vanry fonds

  • CA VHEC RA035
  • Fonds
  • 1940–1946; 2018

Fonds is comprised of photographs, certificates, identity and repatriation cards, correspondence and photocopies of administrative records. Records pertain to the experiences of the Vanry family during the Holocaust in France. Fonds also includes photographs and a speech created as a result of Serge Vanry’s participation in a ceremony honouring his rescuers, René and Marguerite Poignard of Neuvy-en-Sullias, held in France in 2018.

Fonds is arranged into the following two series: Family records ([1942 or 1943]–1945, 2018) and Photographs (1940–[circa 1945]; 2018).

Vanry, Serge

Vilcsek family collection

  • CA VHEC RA033
  • Fonds
  • [after 1881]–1971

Collection consists primarily of records generated or used during the period of the Second World War by the Vilcsek family in Budapest, Hungary. These include vital statistics and personal records of the Vilcsek family, photographs, and postcards mailed to the family from Ernő Vilcsek while he was in a labour camp in Hungary. Collection also consists of artworks, several on the theme of the Holocaust, created by Eva Kero after her immigration to Vancouver, BC.

Collection has been arranged into three series: Correspondence (1942), Family records ([after 1881]–1949) and Artworks (1969–1971).

Vilcsek family

Pollák, Deneberger, Kiss family fonds

  • CA VHEC RA034
  • Fonds
  • 1900–[after 1990]

Fonds is comprised of correspondence, family records and photographs created and/or kept by members of the Pollák, Deneberger and Kiss family, a Jewish family living in Tápiószele, Hungary during the Second World War. Records document the family's separation, internment, hiding and well as pre- and post-war activities.

Pollák, Deneberger, Kiss family

Takashi Komiyama fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938-1959

Fonds consists of three record series: Church-related records (1938-1946); Reference materials (1942-1963); and Community advisor records (1944). Record types include reports, lectures, clippings, and memorabilia, primarily concerning the treatment of Japanese Canadians during World War II.

Komiyama, Takashi

Douglas H. Telfer fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1952

Fonds consists of two record series: Correspondence (1932-1952) and Sermons and Lectures (1938-1951).

Telfer, Douglas H.

President's Office fonds

  • VCCL F-26
  • Fonds
  • 1989 - 2012

This fonds consists of budgets, correspondence, reports, invoices, receipts, project files, strategic plans, policies, indexes and annual reports

Vancouver Community College. President's Office

Facilities Management fonds

  • VCCL F-27
  • Fonds
  • 1983 - 2010

This fonds consists of general correspondence, insurance claims, contracts, plans, permits and licenses, reports, budgets, and project documents.

Vancouver Community College. Facilities Management

Jack Gardner fonds

  • CA VHEC RA025
  • Fonds
  • [194-]–2001

Fonds consists of records generated as a result of Jack Gardner’s role in the Red Army, his medical leave, his residency in the Foehrenwald displaced persons camp, immigration to North America and his advocacy work in restoring Jewish cemeteries and mass graves in Sambir, L’viv Oblast, Ukraine. Records include correspondence, identification, permits, licenses, certificates, legal documents and clippings.

Gardner, Jack

Sonner family fonds

  • CA VHEC RA010
  • Fonds
  • 1916-2007

Collection consists of vital records, administrative documents, original drawings, publications, educational certificates, academic papers, photographs, correspondence, letters of reference and audio-visual testimony relating to the life and work of Eric and Rose Sonner. Records detail the vital statistics, career history, education, travels and emigration efforts of the family from the late 1940s until the mid-2000s. Collection has been arranged into the following series: Terezín (1942–1945); Prague (1946–1949); Academic works (horticulture) (1947–1950); Correspondence and ephemera (1949–2000); Vital statistics records (Canada) (1949–2007); Eric Sonner testimony ([194-]–[before 2009]); and Photographs ([192-], 2016).

Sonner family

Alexander and Gina Dimant fonds

  • CA VHEC RA016
  • Fonds
  • [1920?]–2019

Fonds is comprised of correspondence, photographs, identity and personal documents, society registration documents, minutes, clippings, memorabilia and ephemera created or collected by Alexander and Gina Dimant in Poland, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Italy and Canada. Records pertain to their family history, work, school, and social and volunteer activities prior to and after the Second World War.

Records have been arranged into the following series: Correspondence (1941–2019), Photographs ([1920?]–[2016], Personal records (1938–2013), Artefacts (1940–[before 1948], 1997), Clippings and ephemera ([after 1942]–2016) and Janusz Korczak Association of Canada records (2001–2008).

Dimant family

ESL Outreach Department fonds

  • VCCL F-10
  • Fonds
  • 1978 - 2014

The fonds consists of class schedules, learning materials, promotional materials, memoranda, policies, guides, handbooks, newsletters, photographs, and reports from the ESL Outreach Department.

Vancouver Community College. ESL Outreach Department

Education Council fonds

  • VCCL F-01
  • Fonds
  • 1994 - 2017

The fonds consists of program content guides and minutes from the Education Council and the Council of Educational Managers meetings.

Vancouver Community College. Education Council

Fashion Arts Department Fonds

  • VCCL F-34
  • Fonds
  • 1989-2012

This fonds consists of video recordings of student fashion shows

Vancouver Community College. Fashion Arts Department

Management Group fonds

  • VCCL F-07
  • Fonds
  • 2006 - 2010

The fonds consists of meeting minutes from the Management Group.

Vancouver Community College. Management Group

VP Academic Office fonds

  • VCCL F-30
  • Fonds
  • 2003 - 2015

This fonds consists of planning documents, program proposals, program evaluations, committee meeting minutes, performance appraisals, and reports

Vancouver Community College. VP Academic Office

Vancouver City College fonds

  • VCCL F-29
  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 2001

The fonds consists of meeting minutes, reports, finances, directories, course descriptions, and registration directions and time schedules.

Vancouver City College

Lydia Gruchy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893 - 2000

Fonds consists of the following record series: Family correspondence and other materials (1892-1995); Publications and manuscripts (1915-2000); Audio and video recordings (1985-1992); Florence Gruchy photographs (1933-1960); Lydia Gruchy family photographs (1917-1953).

Gruchy, Lydia

City of Richmond fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-2005

The fonds consists of all records of the City of Richmond, and include the full range of local government rights, responsibilities and activities. The fact that the City of Richmond is comprised of islands forming the delta of the Fraser River has resulted in dyking, drainage, and bridge building being prominent in the work and records of the municipality. In addition to bylaws and minutes of council and committees of council, other functions documented in municipal records include administration and operation of municipal holdings and services including: municipal land and buildings, roads and highways, waterworks, parks and recreation, fire and police services, public works, engineering, planning and zoning.

Richmond (B.C.)

Carl Grauer fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1881-2000

Fonds consists of the correspondence, research materials, and ephemera of Carl Grauer. Also present are some records relating to Rudy Grauer and Lester Grauer.

Grauer (family)

Fraser Street Bridge Demolition Photographs

  • Fonds
  • 1975

Collection consists of seven photographs of the demolition of the Fraser Street Bridge in February of 1975 by Fraser River Pile and Dredge Limited. The slides were taken by George Yarmoluk whose office at the time overlooked the North Arm of the Fraser River.

Yarmoluk, George

Richmond Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1993

The fonds consists of agendas, minutes, committee reports, correspondence, bylaws, membership rosters, newsletter planning files, newsletters, scrapbooks, Canadian Chamber of Commerce publications, negatives and more than 3000 photographs, two cloth banners and three certificates. These records relate to the administration and operations of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Richmond Board of Trade between 1948 and 1993. The majority of the photographs were taken at meetings and special and promotional events between 1988 and 1993. The records are arranged in series according to the form of material or the sphere of functional activity.

Richmond Chamber of Commerce

W.H. (Henry) Anderson family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1973

Fonds consists primarily of scrapbooks and photograph albums compiled by Gwen Anderson or received from various sources and all related to Henry Anderson's political career, and to the Andersons' involvement in community organizations and events in Richmond. The scrapbooks and albums document Richmond's growth and development during Anderson's time in office, and reflect the commitment both Henry and Gwen Anderson felt toward their community. Also included in the fonds are memorabilia related to Anderson's time in office, including slide photographs of various Richmond scenes, pamphlets related to events he and his wife attended, and a sound recording of opening ceremonies at the Richmond Imperial Oil service centre. These appear to have been set aside by Gwen Anderson. In addition, the fonds includes one file of ephemeral items, such as Ladner ferry tickets, unmarked ballot sheets and a building permit, and three oil paintings given as gifts to the Andersons. Fonds is arranged in four series: 1. Scrapbooks and albums; 2. Paintings; 3. Reeve Anderson memorabilia; 4. Ephemera.

Anderson, W. H. (Henry)

West Richmond Community Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959-1973

The fonds includes copies of the constitution and bylaws; minutes from regular committee meetings; reports, drafts and briefs that arose from the association's business; directories and membership lists; correspondence; community newsletters and notices; newspaper clippings and other ephemeral material; and copies of government legislation concerning environmental issues. Fonds arranged in 6 series: 1. Constitution and Bylaws, [1967?]; 2. Minutes, 1966-1970; 3. Administrative Records, 1966-1970; 4. Membership Records, 1959-1967; 5. Correspondence, 1963-1971; 6. Publications and Ephemera.

West Richmond Community Association

Richmond Friendship Home Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964-1998

The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records, minutes, case and personnel files, clippings and ephemera related to the establishment of the Richmond Friendship Home Society and the operations of society programs. The fonds also includes documents relating to criminal trials of Society Board members and staff.

Richmond Friendship Home Society

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