The collection consists of photographs by Trueman of scenes on the Canadian Pacific Railway route, the Yoho Valley, Banff, Lake Louise, Blackfeet Indians, the Northwest Territories, Steveston, Vancouver and Victoria.
The collection consists of photographs of the British Columbia Telephone Company employees at work and at company-sponsored social events; switchboards and other equipment; interior and exterior views of company buildings; and views of the ship Brico laying cable in Vancouver harbour.
The collection consists of photographs by Neelands Brothers of Nelson, B.C. of the Canadian Pacific Railway route in B.C. and Nelson.
The collection consists of copies of records held at the British Library, London, England relating to the voyage of Captain George Vancouver's Discovery and the tender Chatham, 1791-1795. Included in the collection are papers, journals and logbooks.
The collection consists of roll books of the Nanaimo Methodist Sunday School class, 1863-1822, and publications pertaining to Methodists in Vancouver.
The collection consists of photographs of families, individuals, street scenes, neighbourhoods, buildings, ceremonial occasions, social events, sports, business and industry, transportation, and military subjects pertaining to Vancouver.