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Lower Kitsilano Ratepayers' Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 928;CVA 725
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1971

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, newsclippings, plans and photographs.

Lower Kitsilano Ratepayers' Association

St. James' Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 403
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1938

The fonds consists of records created and received by the St. James' Church. Records include: registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; newsletters and histories of the church; and records of the St. Luke's Home, such as annual reports, minutes, registers, and accounts. Fonds contains three series: 1) Church registers ; 2) Miscellaneous church records; and 3) St. Luke's Home records.

St. James' Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Pacific National Exhibition fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 281;CVA 180
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1985

The fonds consists of records created and received by the Pacific National Exhibition (P.N.E.). Records include: minutes of various committee meetings; correspondence; financial records, contracts, and other legal records; public relations and advertising records; records regarding exhibit spaces and parking; administration records; subject files; reports, studies, and surveys; programmes, prize lists, and brochures from fairs; guest books; photographs; and other records.

Pacific National Exhibition

Peggy Perfitt fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1445
  • Fonds
  • [192-?]-[193-?]

Fonds consists of 40 photographs, mainly of unidentified individuals who may have been related to Peggy Perfitt or who worked at Gault Brothers Ltd., a local textiles manufacturing and sales firm. Some of the photographs were taken on board an unidentified vessel, possibly the Prince George, and some were taken at English Bay. Two photographs show the fire at C.P.R. pier D on July 27, 1938, and two photographs are of the ship Prince George.

Perfitt, Peggy

Phoebe Smith fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 57
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1957

The fonds consists of correspondence and papers relating to Smith's career as an actress, director, adjudicator and writer, 1934-1957; various photographs of productions; scripts; programmes, 1929-1957; clippings; and two audio tapes of Sidney Risk.

Smith, Phoebe

Playhouse Centre of British Columbia fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 462;Add. MSS. 1032
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1989, predominant 1967-1979

The fonds consists of Board of Directors (minutes and correspondence), 1967-1986; Operational Records (correspondence outwards, subject files and administration files), 1970-1986; Public Relations (general files, invitations, publicity for individual plays) 1963-1989; Productions (notes, correspondence and contracts) 1963-1988; Production Scripts; Personnel records, 1955-1975; and publications 1963-1989. Included within the fonds are programs, handbills, posters, scripts, photographs and plans. There is also material from Playhouse Holiday Theatre, the children's wing of the theatre.

Playhouse Centre of British Columbia

Point Grey Road (North Side) and Cameron Avenue Ratepayers Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 559
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1982

The fonds consists of the records of both organizations, including minutes, correspondence, notices to members, submissions to Council, clippings, maps, plans and photographs.

Point Grey Road (North Side) and Cameron Avenue Ratepayers Association

Pro-choice Records fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1486
  • Fonds
  • [1960-2007]

The fonds consists of of correspondence, notes, published items, audio cassettes and photographs all related to the pro-choice movement. Correspondence and notes pertain to various pro-choice groups and organizations. Published items include newspapers, newspaper clippings, magazines, newsletters, posters, pamphlets, leaflets, and articles. Audio cassettes pertain to the Everywoman's Health Centre which is an abortion clinic in Vancouver. Photographs depict various marches, rallies, and organizations put on by pro-choice groups. The majority of the fonds is reference materials, with a large percentage of newspaper clippings.;The fonds is arranged into 5 series: News, views, and actions of the pro-choice movement; Pro-choice groups; Anti-abortionists; Dr. Henry Morgentaler; and Audio cassettes.

Pro-choice Movement

Queen Charlotte Apartments fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1390
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1941

Fonds consists of: photocopy of "typical plan . . . Drawing no. 2" (Sept. 1927); a brochure ("Vancouver's finest furnished or unfurnished apartments : 1101 Nicola Street, corner Pendrell Street", includes illustrations, ca. 1930; a contact sheet of 4 frames of photographs by Campbell Studios (exterior and interiors), ca. 1935; a blank rental form, ca. 1940; and an "Interim Receipt" for purchase of the building, 6 Feb. 1941, signed by N. A. Larsen and the agents for the owner, Macaulay, Nicolls, Maitland & Co. City Council passed a by-law to designate 1101 Nicola Street as a heritage property in 1997 (by-law no. 7814). Arranged chronologically.

Queen Charlotte Apartments (Vancouver, B.C.)

Reinhard Hoffmeister fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 516
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1898

The fonds consists of letters of patent for an electric gold mining machine, including diagrams, 1898, and a combined brake and footrest for bicycles, 1898.

Hoffmeister, Reinhard

Richard Cousins fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 864
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1912

The fonds consists of invoices from various suppliers to Cousins pertaining to his business.

Cousins, Richard

Richard Steele fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 954
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1985

The fonds consists of research notes, correspondence, and other materials related to Steele's book "The Stanley Park Explorer" (1985).

Steele, Richard Michael

Robert Henry fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1245
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1988

The fonds consists of Henry's correspondence (pertaining mainly to his employment by the City of Vancouver), letters of appreciation, programs and invitations to civic events, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous photographs and other records.

Henry, Robert

Robert Twizell fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 166
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1956

The fonds consists of notebooks, photographs, blueprints, Indian ink drawings, pencil sketches and certificates, relating to his career and work.

Twizell, Robert Percival Sterling

Robertson and Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 19
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1895

The fonds consists of real estate listings, 1890-1895, of lots for sale, rentals and farmlands for sale.

Robertson and Company

Rogers family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1368
  • Fonds
  • 1806-2000

Fonds includes records of genealogical research done by descendants of B.T. Rogers; personal correspondence, diary excerpts and notebooks of members of the Rogers and related families; log books of the family yachts; photographs of family members, relatives and friends, as well as some photographs of the Planter's Sugar Refining Co. and the B.C. Sugar Refinery; business records, including correspondence between Samuel Blythe Rogers and Henry S. Sanford; and correspondence, financial records, photographs, newspaper clippings and architectural and technical drawings pertaining to the family's private residences.

Rogers (family)

Ross A. Lort Architect fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1015
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1950

The fonds consists of architectural drawings by the firm of Maclure & Fox, primarily of residences in Vancouver's Shaughnessy Heights and West End neighbourhoods. Includes work of the Maclure and Lort, and Ross A. Lort offices and one house by firm of Jones & Aspell. Arranged into files by name of firm.

Lort, Ross Anthony

Royal Needlework Guild of Vancouver fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 654
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1953

The fonds consists of correspondence, 1936-1953; Director's Reports, 1907, 1910; President's addresses; a transcript from an interview with Mrs. G. Shane, 1943; annual reports from the Toronto branch, 1937, and the Montreal branch, 1938; clippings and pamphlets.

Royal Needlework Guild of Vancouver

Sam Brighouse fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 111
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1926

The fonds consists of copies of drafts of Brighouse's will, as well as correspondence and other documents submitted to the Supreme Court of British Columbia between 1913-1926 in the course of the settlement of conflicting claims of his heirs.

Brighouse, Sam

Sectional Map and Street Directory Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 495
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1943

The fonds consists of the first seven editions of The Sectional Map and Street Directory of Vancouver (1932-1942), maps, and a notebook from the Sectional Map and Street Directory Company.

Sectional Map and Street Directory Company

Shakespeare Society of Vancouver fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1391
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1995

Fonds consists of newsletters dated 1993-1995. Arranged chronologically.

Shakespeare Society of Vancouver

Sherwood Lett fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 361;CVA 78
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1990

The fonds consists of personal papers 1908-1964 including diaries and correspondence, military papers 1914-1963 covering service in World Wars I and II as well as peace-time associations; diplomatic papers 1947-1955 covering the 1947 Canadian Mission to Japan and the 1954-1955 Canadian participation in the International Commission in Vietnam; judicial papers 1955-1964 concerning the appointment as Chief Justice to the Supreme Court of B.C. 1955, and as Chief Justice to the B.C. Court of Appeal, 1963; university papers 1951-1964 including election as Chancellor in 1951. In addition, there are scrapbooks, clippings, and a collection of publications 1916-1965. Fonds includes photographs depicting the personal, professional, military and academic life of Sherwood Lett.

Lett, Sherwood

Simon Mackenzie fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 345
  • Fonds
  • 1915

The fonds consists of correspondence, 1915, relating to designs for portable housing and an anti-submarine boom utilizing B.C. cedar, which S.F. Mackenzie was offering to the Imperial forces.

Mackenzie, Simon F.

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