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British Columbia Underwriters' Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 493
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1963

The fonds consists of original drawings and sketches of building details used in assembling fire insurance plans produced by the B.C. Underwriters' Association. There are also some fire insurance plans for specific sites in Vancouver.

British Columbia Underwriters' Association

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 324;Add. MSS. 658
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1975

The fonds consists of the constitution, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, circulars and other records of the British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association.

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association

Brown Brothers Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 431;CVA 25
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1936

The fonds consists of undated notes for the care and management of flowers, thank-you letters (1932), and various certificates for floral displays (1928-1936). Fonds also consists of photographs of the florist company depicting greenhouses, floral displays, and storefronts.

Brown Brothers Company

Burrard Literary Club fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 257
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1904

The fonds consists of one bound volume containing minutes of the Club's debates, copies of the constitution and membership lists, 1894-1900; receipts; and correspondence, 1904.

Burrard Literary Club

Buscombe family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 267
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1942

The fonds consists of records created and received by members of the Buscombe family. Records include correspondence, agreements, accounts, maps and plans, photographs, and other records.

Buscombe (family)

Burrard Hotel fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 777
  • Fonds
  • 1908

The fonds consists of an account book and work regulations of the Burrard Hotel.

Burrard Hotel (Vancouver, B.C.)

C.B. Boardman fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 531
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1975

The fonds consists of the unpublished poems of H. Bromley Coleman, a member of the Vagabonds Club around 1920; radio script by C.B. Boardman, 1922; miscellaneous papers including the newspaper The Hook, 1923-1924; publications; Prospectus of the Alerandrian Charter School, ca.1930; and The Square, 1922-1924.

Boardman, C.B.

C. Gardner Johnson Limited fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 612
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1967

The fonds consists of the minute books of C. Gardner Johnson Limited from 1921-1925 and 1937-1951; annual reports for 1939-1943; and a recording of the opening of Centennial Pier in 1967.

C. Gardner Johnson Ltd.

C.F. Chapman fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 201
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1909

The fonds consists of Chapman's photographs of friends in the bookbinding and publishing business, as well as Vancouver scenery.

Chapman, C.F.

C.M. Oliver and Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 333
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1971

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, and ledgers of C.M. Oliver and Company Limited, by-laws, shareholders, register of shareholders, directors and transfers of the Oliver Investment Company Limited, financial records, annual reports, agreements and rental statements from Kennedy Investment Limited, and agreements and sale of claims from the Saddle Mining Syndicate.

C.M. Oliver and Company

C.M. Pallard fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 809
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1921]

The fonds consists of examinations, answer sheets, and notes for lessons for various courses at Vancouver Technical School, including physics, mechanics and woodwork.

Pallard, C.M.

C.T.W. Piper fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 30
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1899

The fonds consists of Piper's wage book for his contracting business.

Piper, C.T.W.

Campbell Sweeny fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 22
  • Fonds
  • 1841-1938

The fonds consists of miscellaneous personal papers, 1884-1928, notably his notes concerning his daily activities 1888-1909, together with several printed bills and letters relating to banking and currency reform in the Province of Canada, 1841-1849.

Sweeny, Campbell

Canadian Army Service Corps No. 8 (Overseas) Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 488
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1915

The fonds consists of pay lists for officers, non-commissioned officers, and men of the No. 8 (Overseas) Company of the Canadian Army Service Corps, 2nd Overseas Contingent, Canadian Expeditionary Force November 1914,- February 1915.

Canada. Canadian Army Service Corps. Company, 8

Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society B.C. Division fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 643;CVA 774
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1984

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, clippings, photographs, slides and audio tapes of the B.C. Division. The records are organized into 23 series and listed alphabetically by series title.

Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society. British Columbia Division

Canadian Army Contingent, South African War fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 49
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1902

The fonds consists of the militia orders setting quotas for Vancouver recruitment for the Canadian Yeomanry and Canadian Mounted Rifles, and medical and other personal records of recruits. In addition, the fonds contains the official and unofficial correspondence of Lt.Co. Worsnop regarding the Canadian Contingent, his requisitions for clothing and equipment for the Canadian Yeomanry and copies of a bill exempting enlistees from the provisions of the Mineral and Placer Mining Acts.

Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Contingent (South African War)

Canadian Club of Vancouver fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 95
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1986

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of clippings, club minutes (1906-1986), addresses and proceedings of the club (1906-1981), yearbooks (1967-1982), events and projects (1966-1981), membership records (1906-1983), and miscellaneous reports of the Association of Canadian Clubs.

Canadian Club of Vancouver

Canadian Pacific Air Lines Ltd. fonds : 1936-1972

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 416
  • Fonds
  • [Microfilmed 1976]

The fonds consists of two scrapbooks containing legal agreements, financial statements and corporate data concerning the pre-amalgamation firms; typescripts, reports, and speeches on the history and operation of the firm 1944-1968; organizational charts; and correspondence for 1945. Printed items include company newsletters 1942-1944; advertising brochures; clippings; magazine articles, and photographs.

Canadian Pacific Air Lines

Canadian Pacific Railway Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 42;Add. MSS. 729;Add. MSS. 859;CVA 152;CVA 153;CVA 429
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1969

The fonds includes the following series: Approval books (1910-1959); Assessment districts and records of taxes (1945-1968); Duplicate deeds (1907-1965); Field note books (1885-1887); List of buildings relating to Vancouver Division - Vancouver Terminals (1884-1957); Miscellaneous records (1884-1962); Photographs (ca. 1912-193-) Receipts and receipt books (1886-1969); Record of payments for properties, District Lot 526 (1962-1965); Registers of city lots (1886-1959); Staff registers (1880-1914); and Van Horne correspondence (1885-1887).

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Canadian Pacific Navigation Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 138
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1889

The fonds consists of receipts issued by the Canadian Pacific Navigation Company between 1887 and 1889.

Canadian Pacific Navigation Company

Canadian Society for Asian Arts fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 936
  • Fonds
  • 1977-1982

The fonds consists of records of the Canadian Society for Asian Arts, including correspondence, minutes of meetings, by-laws, financial records, publications, and related material.

Canadian Society for Asian Arts

Canadian Women's Press Club fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 396
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1969

The fonds contains the Club's constitution, membership lists, 1923-1937; minute books, 1917-1929; correspondence, 1927; triennial reports 1913-1920 and publications. There are also six scrapbooks 1912-1927 (volume 2), 1930-1969 (volumes 3-7) which contain reports, photographs, profiles of members, and accounts and souvenirs of the club's activities.

Canadian Women's Press Club

Captain Barney Leitch Johnson fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 581
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1968

The fonds consists of logbooks, 1910, 1918; towage rates book, 1930; address books for miscellaneous notes, 1910-1930; photographs; memorabilia; clipping and memoirs.

Johnson, Barney Leitch

Captain William Watts fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 552;Add. MSS. 510
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1939

The fonds consists of Watts' autobiography, 1939, and Vancouver Shipyards' ledger, 1892-95. Fonds also includes an account book for ships on Harrison Lake, 1898-1900, including some articles on marine engines.

Watts, William

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