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Women's Christian Temperance Union, Uneeda Branch fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 764
  • Fonds
  • 1902, 1929-1962

The fonds consists of a letter to Mrs. S.H. Brown (1902), minute books, financial records and clipping books. The clipping books contain mainly newspaper clippings but also include some other items, such as membership directories, convention programs, stickers and photographs. Most of the books are also annotated with hand-written quotations and comments.

Women's Christian Temperance Union. Uneeda Branch

Woodward family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 222
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1974

The fonds consists of records of various members of the Woodward family. Records include correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, genealogical records, photographs, and other materials. Fonds also includes some correspondence of Charles E. Wynn-Johnson, father of Ruth Wynn-Johnson, who married William Culham Woodward.

Woodward (family)

Woodward's Department Stores Limited fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 220
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1966

The fonds consists of records arising from the activities of the Woodward's Department Stores Limited company, especially those of the Downtown Vancouver and Edmonton stores. Fonds includes minutes, financial estimates and statements, articles of association, and other records.

Woodward's Department Stores

Workmen's Compensation Board of British Columbia fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 327
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1975

The fonds consists of volumes of clippings and articles on the history of the Workmen's Compensation Board, Vancouver, 1919-1975.

Workmen's Compensation Board of British Columbia

Yale and New Westminster Pilotage Authority and Vancouver Pilotage Authority fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 36
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1920

The fonds consists of a minute book containing full records of all meeting and membership of the Board of the Yale and New Westminster Pilotage Authority, 1879-1904, and of the Vancouver Pilotage Authority, 1904-1920. Also, there are papers inserted in the book: printed pilotage bylaws, clippings, correspondence, a copy of a memorial to the Governor-General, bank statements, printed Notice of Mariners re: B.C. Pilotage (1919, Ottawa), printed Order in Council re: establishment of Pilotage District of B.C. (1919, Ottawa), and a photograph of the Commissioners and Pilot of the Vancouver Pilotage District 1879-1916.

Yale and New Westminster Pilotage Authority

Yamamoto family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 103
  • Fonds
  • [1922-1925]

The fonds consists of bills and invoices of the Yamashima Cafe and a school notebook of Bunjiro Yamamoto.

Yamamoto (family)

Yip family and Yip Sang Ltd. fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1108;CVA 689
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1989

The fonds consists of the records of the Yip family, including those of Yip Sang, and of Yip Sang Ltd. and its predecessor, the Wing Sang Company. The fonds includes financial records (mainly account books, remittance stubs, receipts and invoices), correspondence, published material kept by the family, and Yip family photographs, including views of the business, Chinese organizations, and schools.

Yip (family)

Yvonne Firkins fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 93
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1962

The fonds consists of correspondence, largely personal; Firkin's writings, including poetry, plays, short stories, theatre anecdotes and history, and An Adjudicator's Note Book; poetry of Harold W. Jarrett; photographs; theatre programs; printed works; and clippings.

Firkins, Yvonne, d. 1966

Brock House Society fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1555
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-2004

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of Brock House Society. Record types include correspondence, financial records, agreements and legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, reports, agendas, memorandums, newsletters, meeting minutes, and case files attached to specific committees. There are procedural manuals, permits and licenses, invitations, a constitution, application forms for grants and nominees for the B.C. Senior Award, which include resumes or curricula vitae and letters of recommendation. A few records and a photograph album, which belonged to the Brock family, were retained by the Brock House Society.

Brock House Society

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1556
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2005; predominant 1969-2005

Fonds consists of annual reports, budgets, meeting minutes, policies, correspondence, court records, proposals, research reports, publications, and subject files generated by SPEC in the course of carrying out its functions and activities.

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

W. Young fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 72
  • Fonds
  • 1950

The fonds consists of Young's colour slides of various scenes in Vancouver, including views of buildings, Stanley Park, the University of British Columbia, as well as scenes of Bowen Island and Victoria.

Young, W.

Harry Patten Archibald fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 256;Add. MSS. 295;CVA 770;CVA 614
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1972

The fonds consists of business files, correspondence, ledgers, receipts, plans, maps, clippings and photographs. Also included are miscellaneous personal papers, correspondence and day books.

Archibald, Harry Patten, 1876-1972

William Orson Banfield fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 427
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1982

The fonds consists of business records of the Banfield family's insurance companies, papers from Banfield's university days, and papers relating to his volunteer activities, especially with the Vancouver General Hospital. There are also scrapbooks, photographs and clippings. Photographs depict family life, travels and Banfield's public life as a Rotarian, a civic official and a trustee at Vancouver General Hospital. The fonds is arranged into 8 series: Business records, Certificates and company posters, Civic and personal matters, Photographs, Publications relating to Vancouver General Hospital, Scrapbooks and news clippings, University papers, and Vancouver General Hospital Records.

Banfield, William Orson, 1897-1983

Yaletown Productions Inc. fonds

  • CA CVAN AM1553
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2010

Fonds consists of completed films, raw footage, textual records, and other materials related to the production of films produced by the various film production companies that Collier has been involved with throughout his film career. Fonds is organized into eight sousfonds according to creator. Each sousfonds, is in turn organized into series according to production project.
--Michael Collier personal records sousfonds
--Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films sousfonds
--New Horizon Films Ltd. sousfonds
--North Wind Films Ltd. sousfonds
--Yaletown Productions Inc. sousfonds
--Yaletown Entertainment Corp. sousfonds
--Urban Safari Films Inc. sousfonds
--Post Digital Works Inc. sousfonds

Yaletown Productions Inc.

McCleery family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 114;Add. MSS. 878
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1959

The fonds includes a notebook belonging to Robert Wood (his sister Mary married F. McCleery in 1873); business and personal correspondence; clippings; publications; financial records and ledgers; diaries of William Wood, Fitzgerald McCleery, Samuel McCleery and Theodora Logan (daughter of Fitzgerald and Mary McCleery); photographs; mementos and letters of the Wood family; and school records.

McCleery (family)

Lewis Bonson fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 224
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1914

The fonds consists of a notebook (1909-1914) kept by Bonson of bridge reports for Maple Ridge municipality, including estimates of repairs.

Bonson, Lewis Francis

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