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Lubzinski brothers and Marine Products Company collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1890]-2003

Collection consists of a selection of of correspondence, financial records, promotional materials and other business records which document Marine Products Company's manufacturing of steering wheels, as well as the importing of raw materials, and the exporting of finished goods. Also included in the collection is a selection of Jack Lubzinski's personal records that demonstrate his interest in physics and mechanics, and his early achievements, as well as several family photographs. The records have been arranged into two series: 1. Marine Products Company business records (1951-2003); 2. Jack Lubzinski personal records (ca. 1890-2000).

Whispers From The Shedrows collection

  • Collection
  • 1931-[ca.1976]

Collection consists mostly of copies of photographs collected by Jack Lowe, Gerry Gilker and Dody Wray, although some original images are also included. The images document the history of Richmond’s race tracks and horse racing industry. Two cassette tapes containing recordings of Jack Short calling races are also included. Collection is arranged in two series: 1. Photographs; 2. Sound recordings.

Ted Clark fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca.1910]-[ca.1970]

Fonds consists of Ted Clark's collection of images of Vancouver streetcars and trolley coaches, Interurban trams and trains on various lines. Images depict streetcars and trams in various locations in and around Vancouver, Richmond, North Vancouver, Squamish, New Westminster, Burnaby and Chilliwack. Also included are a several images of trains in other parts of Canada, and in the United States. Records are arranged in four series: 1. Negatives; 2. Slides; 3. Prints; 4. Moving images.

Clark, Ted

British Columbia Packers Limited photograph collection

  • Collection
  • 1898-1983

The collection consists of photographs that document the British Columbia Packers Limited's widespread fishing and business operations. A local company with global interests, British Columbia Packers Limited's fish camps, canneries and plants dominated British Columbia's expansive coastline, in addition to those located on the east coast of Canada and beyond national boundaries. Taken by amateur and professional photographers, this collection of over 2000 images provided British Columbia Packers Limited with the means to communicate to its employees what was happening throughout the company. They also served a dual purpose by marketing the company and its various fish products locally, nationally and globally. The collection includes photographs of fishing boats, fish camps, canneries and plants, fishing technology, fish processing techniques, whaling and salmon in their natural habitat. It also includes a series of photographs documenting the construction of the new Imperial Plant in Steveston. Although the majority of the photographs document the fishing industry in Steveston and other areas along the B.C. coast such as Quadra Island, Skeena River, Queen Charlotte Islands, Alert Bay, Campbell Island, Bella Bella and Prince Rupert, canneries on the east coast are also represented. Taken as a whole, these photographs document the changes in fishing and canning technology within the British Columbia Packers Limited over a span of eight decades. The collection also includes photographs that reflect the property damage caused by the British Columbia earthquake of 1946 and photographs from a Klondike gold rush souvenir album from 1898.

Richmond United Church collection

  • Collection
  • 1886-1991

Collection consists of minutes, financial and administrative records, records relating to Minoru Chapel, correspondence and pamphlets, and records of celebrations and events.

Journals and Scrapbooks collection

  • Collection
  • 1895-1973

Collection consists of the journals and scrapbooks of various individuals. Topics include, but are not limited to, the Canadian Pacific Railway, McDonald farm financial transactions, the Girl Guides, the Richmond Junior Soccer League, and the Richmond Parent-Teacher Council.

Terry Ketler fonds

  • Fonds
  • [197-] - 2015

Fonds consists of materials related arising from Terry Ketler's association with the Metro Media Society of Greater Vancouver (Metro Media), of which he was a founding member. Materials include photographs of Metro Media production activities (some in the form of contact sheets, some in the form of larger prints), a personal recollection of the history of Metro Media (written in 2015), and a summary of Metro Media's activities in 1971 and 1972. Also included in the fond are seven 1" video tapes, primarily documenting the Vancouver theatre company Savage Gods, and a Sony AVC-3400 DC 12V Portapac videorecorder.

Terry Ketler

Fish family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1928-1959]

Fonds consists of two sets of photographs from the early to mid-twentieth century. The first set contains three photographs of the Marpole bridge and five of the construction of the Oak Street bridge. The second set contains thirteen photographs of the Fish family's farm and lands, including the Brentwood Farm Dairy, which were rented from the Brighouse Estates for a number of years.

Fish (family)

Richmond Review fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-2015

The fonds consist of textual records and photographs produced in relation to the Richmond Review. Textual records consist of Richmond Review newspapers and some reference material. This includes Review issues on microfilm (1932-2003), as well as clippings from the Review. This also includes hard-copy editions of the Review, covering the years 2002-2015.
The photographic materials consist of negatives taken by and used in the production of the Review; a number of these photographs were taken by Mark Patrick or Chung Chow, between 1986 and 1998.

Richmond Review

Aida Knapp fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1934-2003

Fonds consists of photographs and textual material related to the Aida Knapp School of Dancing which operated in Richmond between 1947 and 1979. Also included is a biography of Aida Knapp, written by her son Wes in 2003. Also included are photograph prints of Aida Knapp as a member of the dance troupe, the Twelve Aristocrats.

Fonds is arranged into four series: 1. Aida Knapp photographs; 2. Aida Knapp School of Dancing photographs; 3. Aida Knapp School of Dancing textual records; 4. Aida Knapp biographical information, 1998, 2003.

Knapp, Aida

Bill Topping fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1978

The fonds consists of photographs in slide format of activities and scenes of Richmond and surrounding areas. Some of the slides were taken as classroom aids for Mr. Topping who taught Geography for more than 40 years in the Richmond school system. Nearly half of the images are aerials taken from a friend's small plane. The slides show neighbourhoods in Richmond, cranberry farming, peat extraction, housing developments, fishing industry in Steveston, Fraser River scenes, along with road and bridge construction around Richmond, among other scenes

Topping, William E.

Henning Wolfe fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1973-1983

Fonds consists of photographs of historic buildings in Richmond such as churches, barns, schools, stores, and canneries.

Wolfe, Henning

David Fleming fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1984]-[ca. 1987]

Fonds consists of photograph prints taken by David Fleming of Steveston commercial building facades, primarily along Moncton Street. Some of the businesses represented are the Steveston Seafood House, Rod's Building Supplies, Richmond Danish Bakery, Christine's Cafe, Marine Grocery, Marine Garage, Easthope Marine Engines, Steveston Barbers, and Steveston Jewelry.

Fleming, David

Save Richmond Farmland Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1988-2007

Fonds consists of the research materials, newspaper clippings, leaflets, photographs, and publicity literature of the Society.

Save Richmond Farmland Society

Save Brighouse Park Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1980-1982

Fonds consists of the research materials, legal documents, and correspondence of the association.

Save Brighouse Park Association

Kinette Club of Richmond fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1973-1990

Fonds consists of a scrapbook which contains photographs, ephemera, notes, and minutes that document an array of philanthropic and social activities.

Richmond Kinette Club

Friends of the Ewen Barn Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1998

Fonds consists of the constitution and bylaws of the Friends of the Ewen Barn Society. Also present is a list of directors and a certificate of incorporation.

Friends of the Ewen Barn Society

Minoru Spoon Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1983-1988

Fonds consists of minutes and correspondence of the Minoru Spoon Club.

Minoru Spoon Club

Richmond Cow Testing Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1965

Fonds consists of minutes and correspondence of the Richmond Cow Testing Association.

Richmond Cow Testing Association

Richmond Women's Resource Centre fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1976-2013

Fonds consists of minutes, agenda, publications, newsletters, reports and studies, correspondence, consitution and bylaws, ephemera, and photographs of the Richmond Women's Resource Centre.

Richmond Women's Resource Centre

Minoru Seniors Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1985-2003

Fonds consists of minutes, AGM minutes, research materials, constituion and bylaws of the Minoru Senior Society.

Minoru Seniors’s Society

United Seniors in Richmond fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1983-1986

Fonds consists of the newsletters, minutes, constitution, grant applications, correspondence, of the United Seniors in Richmond.

United Seniors in Richmond

Sea Island Community Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1951-2007

The fonds consists of the newsletters, AGM Agenda packages, minutes, correspondence, bylaws and constitution of the Sea Island Community Association.

Sea Island Community Association

Presbyterian Church of Richmond/Marpole fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1968

The fonds consists of 3 bound volumes of baptismal and session records. The records capture event at the Marpole and Sea Island churches.
The records have been arranged in two series: Baptismal Records (1885-1968) and Sessional Records (1885-1935).

Presbyterian Church of Richmond/Marpol

Textile Arts Guild of Richmond fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1975-2004

The fonds consists primarily of TAGOR’s administrative records. This includes the minutes of general and executive meetings, correspondence, newsletters, promotional materials, and newspaper clippings. It is organized into the following four series:
Series 1. General Meeting Minutes
Series 2. Executive Meeting Minutes
Series 3. Advertising and Publicity
Series 4. Newsletters.

The Textile Arts Guild of Richmond

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