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Bentley family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 151
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1920

The fonds consists largely of correspondence, including personal letters written by members of Mrs. Bentley's family and professional letters written to and by Dr. Bentley. There are also two marriage certificates of Kathleen Violet, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Bentley, 1908 and 1920.

Bentley (family)

Bernard Leitch Johnson fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 607
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1977

The fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, notes, photographs and pamphlets relating to Johnson's education, career, writings and organizations in which he was involved. Fonds also includes a plan for the Leitch-Johnson log carriers.

Johnson, Bernard Dodds Leitch

Bertram Emery fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 303;CVA 294
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1897]-1971

The fonds consists of personal papers, 1897-1971; pharmaceutical items; narcotics registers, 1937-1971; references to community, especially Kitsilano, business, 1935-1969; photographs of interiors and exteriors of drugstores in Vancouver and Victoria, scenery in Stanley Park, and various civic-related events, including Kitsilano Days; texts of C-FUN City Hall reports, 1963-1965; Parks Board activities, 1948-1950, 1962 1964; City Council minutes, correspondence, special references, 1960-1965. The records have been arranged into two series: Private papers and Civic papers. The Civic papers series is comprised of two subseries: Parks Board and City Council.

Emery, Bertram, b. 1893

Bloomfield family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 973;CVA 681;87-29
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1985

The fonds consists of the papers of James Blomfield, as well as extensive research notes and other papers relating to him; the papers of Edgar Blomfield, which include some information relating to the Interior Land Syndicate and the Canada Power Generating Machine Co. Ltd.; a number of files from Joan Bloomfield, including her recollections of her childhood and family life, as well as extensive papers on her work during World War II, and files relating to her postwar search for employment and career, including work on the Kemano project. The fonds also contains extensive research records on James Blomfield compiled by Doris Munroe. The fonds also contains lantern slides depicting family events, Bloomfield at work, and examples of stained glass. Fonds also includes paintings.

Bloomfield (family)

Blue Heron Housing Cooperative Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 854
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1984

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, newsletters, promotional material, clippings, and photographs.

Blue Heron Housing Cooperative Association

Boyd, Burns and Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 129
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1904

The fonds consists of a ledger covering the period 1902-1904.

Boyd, Burns and Company

Brian Wilson fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 494
  • Fonds
  • 1975

The fonds consists of minutes, reports and correspondence relating to the management of the museums-planetarium complex during the year 1975.

Wilson, Brian G.

British Columbia Aviation Council fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 70
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1965

The fonds includes minutes, financial records and reference files of the Council for the period, 1948-1965. The fonds also contains a brief concerning the clearing of artificial lakes and includes photographs and aviation maps of B.C.

British Columbia Aviation Council

British Columbia Centennial '71 Committee fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 118
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1971

The fonds consists of business correspondence, 1970-1971, a financial statement, 1971, guest lists, an invitation, scripts, and a programme.

British Columbia Centennial '71 Committee

British Columbia Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 370;CVA 464
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1969

The fonds consists of the proceedings of the annual conventions of the Associated Boards of Trade (1921-1925) and the B.C. Chamber of Commerce (1952-1969). Minutes of meetings, briefs to governments, resolutions submitted by member Boards, and committee reports are included in the proceedings as well as group photographs of the 1923 Associated Boards of Trade and the 1952 B.C. Chamber of Commerce conventions.

British Columbia Chamber of Commerce

British Columbia Children's Hospital fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1066;CVA 754
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1978

The fonds consists of resolutions and by-laws; minutes of the Board of Directors; minutes of the Board of Directors of the New Children's Hospital Society; minutes of the Advisory Medical Planning Committee; minutes of the Building Project Committee of the New Children's Hospital; historical accounts; newsletters; and photographs.

British Columbia Children's Hospital

British Columbia Centennial Committee fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 178
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1959

The fonds consists of correspondence regarding the visit of H.R.H. Princess Margaret; correspondence and lists relating to pioneers; organizing correspondence for the visit of The Navies of the World and for ski jumping; certificates of incorporation of the Committee; and correspondence relating to the Centennial Museum and St. Roch project, and to the dedication of the Centennial Totem. There are also examples of the publicity material published by the Centennial Committee.

British Columbia Centennial Committee

British Columbia Dentists' Wives' Association, Vancouver Branch fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 602
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1977

The fonds consists of constitution and by-laws, minutes (1951-1968), agendas, executive and committee reports, membership and officers' lists, copies of the group's publication, "The Amalgamator" and two scrapbooks detailing the history of the Association, with clippings, certificates, photographs, invitations and newsletters.

British Columbia Dentists' Wives' Association. Vancouver Branch

British Columbia Department of Public Works fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 83
  • Fonds
  • 1907, 1927

The fonds consists of the specifications for a courthouse to be erected on the block bounded by Georgia, Hornby, Howe and Robson Street, for the Provincial Government of B.C., to be built in conformity with drawings prepared by F.M. Rattenbury of Victoria. Included are general conditions in contracting for the building. There is also the specification, issued by the Inspector of Electrical Energy, from the Court House in Vancouver, for installation of transformers and secondary wiring, lighting and a silo motor, at Colony Farm, Essondale. Tenders were submitted to the Minister of Public Works, Victoria.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

British Columbia Electric Railway Company fonds : 1889-[ca. 1897], 1923-1964

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 321;Add. MSS. 489;Add. MSS. 499;CVA 387
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1976]

The fonds includes a general history, including organizational charts; appraisals of property; records pertaining to a public utilities commission inquiry into rates and property; reports on the mainland power system and financial reserves; drawings of street railway track details (1889-ca.1897); promotional materials on public transit; and photographs of motor and trolley buses, staff, and educational and promotional events of the B.C.E.R.

British Columbia Electric Railway Company

British Columbia Jockey Club fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 244
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1893

The fonds consists of the 1892-1893 minute book of the British Columbia Jockey Club.

British Columbia Jockey Club

British Columbia Society of Artists fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 171
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1968

The fonds consists of the records of the British Columbia Society of Fine Arts including a minute book, 1917-1941, a list of visitors to the 1925 exhibition, business, correspondence, 1939-1949, general correspondence, 1930-1949, and programmes of exhibitions, 1929-1967. and records of the British Columbia Society of Artists including three minute books, 1947-1967, lists of exhibitors, 1919-1930, membership lists and expense accounts, 1955-1967, records of membership dues, 1957-1960, and correspondence, 1950-1967. There are also several histories of the society, clippings, letters and official notices for the Federation of Canadian Artists, and registration lists of attendance at art shows and public lectures.

British Columbia Society of Artists

British Columbia Registrar of Voters fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 636
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1900

The fonds consists of three Voters' Lists covering the Vancouver Electoral district of the province. The three bound volumes, 1889-1890, 1890-1893 and 1900, are handwritten and alphabetically record names, addresses, occupations and dates of registration for each registered voter in the city.

British Columbia. Registrar of Voters

British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 65
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1942

The fonds consists of the minutes of the Society, 1896-1912, 1941-1942; the Society's constitution, 1895, together with additions and amendments; statements regarding the Society's establishment of branches throughout B.C.; annual reports; and clippings.

British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

British Columbia Surveyor of Taxes fonds : 1880-1913

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 619
  • Fonds
  • [Microfilmed 1978]

The fonds consists of the assessment rolls for the Lower Mainland portion of the New Westminster Assessment District from 1880 to 1898 and the Vancouver Assessment District from 1896 to 1913.

British Columbia. Surveyor of Taxes

British Columbia Telephone Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 339;Add. MSS. 634
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1966

The fonds consists of a company history, 1870-1939; McMicking letterbooks, 1871-1911; financial records of various telephone companies, 1885-1960; engineers' field books, 1912-1966; newspaper clippings, 1891-1907; general records, 1903 -1954; commercial surveys 1929 -1950; and photographs, [ca. 1915] -1954. The fonds is arranged into 8 series: British Columbia Telephone Company commercial survey, Engineers field books, Financial records of various telephone companies, General records, Historical records, Newspaper clippings, Robert Burns McMicking letterbooks, and photographs.

British Columbia Telephone Company

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 317;Add. MSS. 659
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1974

The fonds consists of the constitution, by-laws, minutes between 1925 and 1968, subject files, circulars, agreements, financial records, maps, publications and reports of the British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association. Also included is correspondence, 1967 to 1968, dealing with labour disputes, federal agencies, and national ship ownership.

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association

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