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Jack Wise fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR393
  • Fonds
  • 1955 - 1998 (predominant 1965-1992)

The fonds reflects Wise’s artistic inspirations, philosophical development, research interests, interactions with fellow artists and patrons, and relationships with galleries, art dealers, schools and arts organizations.

The fonds consists of correspondence, sales lists, exhibition catalogues and lists, photographs, clippings, sketches, poems and calligraphy, scrapbooks and notebooks, teaching materials, curricula vitae and biographical documents, publications, and seals and other objects used by Wise in his art practice.

Correspondents include Robert Amos, Pat Martin Bates, Pat Bovey, Brian Brett, Lin Chien-Shih, Stephen Cummings, Fleming Jorgensen, Stephen Gislason, Colin and Sheila Graham, Robin Hopper, Nick and Karin Koerner, Ramon Kubicek, Lobsang Lhalungpa, Chin-Shik Lin, Brian Longworth, Max Maynard, Avon Neal, Gary Lee Nova, Toni Onley, P.K. Page, Syn Richards, Martin Segger, Doris Shadbolt, Madeleine Shields, Robin Skelton, Huston Smith, Pete Trower, George Woodcock, and Myken Woods.

The fonds has been arranged into four series: art practice; biographical; publications and essays by others; and teaching. The art practice series consists of five sub-series: photographs; posters; exhibition catalogues; correspondence; prose, poetry and small works; and notebooks, scrapbooks and clippings.

Wise, Jack

Robert Smithson collection

  • Collection
  • 1951-1977, 2001-2007

The material in the Robert Smithson Collection consists of items collected by the late Vancouver writer and filmmaker Dennis Wheeler. All the material is related to Wheeler’s association with the noted American artist Robert Smithson. Materials in the collection include: articles, correspondence, journals, magazines, catalogues, newspaper clippings, photographs, posters, notes, slides, and negatives.

Smithson, Robert

27th Anti-Aircraft Regiment fonds

  • CA FAR 983.48
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1945

The fonds consists of a war diary.

Canada. Canadian Army. Anti-Aircraft Regiment, 27th

APEC Alert collection

  • Fonds
  • 1997-1998

The collection consists of two files containing APEC Alert posters, newsletters, stickers, and ephemera relating to the groups advocacy of resistance to the APEC agenda. Also includes newsletters and like material from other groups opposed to APEC.

Bailey Brothers Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1888-1900]

The fonds consists of photographs of scenes, streets, and group portraits in Vancouver, B.C., of Bailey Brothers Company and the firm of Bailey and Neelands.

Bailey Brothers Company

BOO Magazine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1994-1997

Fonds consists of materials accumulated during the editorial process of putting together Boo. Included are letters to the editor, general correspondence, essays, articles, poems, commentaries, edited works, interviews, invoices, logo design, illustrations, photographs, slides, mailing lists, flyers, brochures, grant guidelines, slides, newspaper clippings, and issues no. 1 to no. 10 of the publication itself. Contributors to the magazine, in addition to the editors, include Gerald Creede, Michelle Normoyle, Brice Canyon, Keith Wallace, Andrew Klobucar, Andrea Fatona, Janis Bowley, Melissa Wolsak, billy little, Arni Haraldsson, Judy Radul, Colin Smith, Susan Schupli, George Stanley, Scott Watson, Janet Lakeman, Dodie Bellamy, Peter Culley, Kevin Killian, Robert Ballantyne, Myfanwy MacLeod, Peter James Hudson, Erin OBrien, Keith Higgins, Geoffry Topham, Peter Cummings, Michael Turner, Naomi Foyle, Andrea Anderson, Jeff Deby, Clint Burnham, Bob Perelman, Dorothy Trujillo Lusk, Kevin Davies, Louis Cabri, Wayne Arsenault, Zainub Verjee, Zhao Tie Hai, Hank Bull, Robin Peck, Lucy Hogg, Wayde Compton, Tim Davis, Sharla Sava, Warren Murfitt, Jacqui Nolte, Gerry Gilbert, Patrik Anderson, Shannon Oksanen, Erin Moure, Sianne Ngai, G.B. Jones, David Bromage, Rob Manery, Miles Champion, Neil Wedman, Gerald Creede, Aaron Shurin, Brian MacNevin, Caroline Bergvall, Kathy Slade, Bruce Andrews, Tim Atkins, Glenn Alteen, Mark Klobucar, Stuart Blackley, Christine Corlett, Mair Dumett, Tom Raworth, Damon Crain, Geoffry Farmer, and Brian Jungen.

BOO Magazine

British Columbia Telephone Company fonds

  • CA VPL 39482-39649
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1930

The fonds consists of photographs of the B.C. Telephone Company in Vancouver taken by the Dominion Photo Company and Leonard Frank.

British Columbia Telephone Company

Chinese Canadian Picture Project fonds

  • CA VPL 48169-48442;50421-50504
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1972

The fonds consists of photographs of social events in Chinese-Canadian communities in Vancouver and Victoria. Many of the earlier photographs were created by the Chinatown News newspaper of Vancouver.

Chinese Canadian Picture Project

Clifford Fenton fonds

  • CA MMB P988.43.1-18;988.43.19-22
  • Fonds
  • 1939

The fonds consists of photographs of the Royal Visit of 1939 and newsclippings and ephemera relating to the Canadian Pacific ferries and the Royal Visit.

Fenton, Clifford

Crofton House Administration Office fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938-1998

The fonds consists of records generated by six of the seven Headmistresses of Crofton House (Miss Jessie Gordon has no extant records): Sara E.G. MacDonald, Ellen K. Bryan, Muriel Bedford-Jones, Rosalind W. Addison, Barbara Emmerson, and Barbara M. Walker. Other series include correspondence and reports from the Registrar's office, an extensive thematic filing system from the Office Manager, and financial records from the Bursar's office such as the General Ledgers and budgets. The Office of the Registrar series also includes student records. The Administration Office fonds is a rich source of information about the everyday occurrences of the school at any given time.

Crofton House School. Administration Office

Crofton House Board of Governors fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-2000

The fonds consists of record of the Board of Governors relating to all aspects of the school's operations since it became an educational trust in 1937. Fonds includes Constitution and Bylaws, Minutes, Executive Committee records, Finance and Budget Committee records, Building and Grounds Committee records, Members General records and Correspondence, Education and Curriculum Committee records, Compensation Committee records, Ad Hoc Building Committee records, Ad Hoc Committee on Boarding records, Fund-Raising Committee records, Boarding Department and Bedford-Jones Hall Committee records, Marketing and Public Relations Committee records, Building Committee (Phase 2) records, Bylaw Committee records, Development Committee records, Human Resources Committee records, Motions, Lists of Members, Ad Hoc Committeee of Administrative Structure and Merit Awards, Building and Fund-raising Awareness, Building Development Committee, Bursary Committee records, Computer Study Committee records, Nominating Committee records, Search Committee records, and 100th Birthday Steering Committee records.

Crofton House School Society. Board of Governors

Crofton House School photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1898-1999

The collection consists of a wide variety of photographs depicting students and teachers at Crofton House School. Also included are photographs of the school buildings as well as events and activities relating to the school's growth and development.

Dominion Photo Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1960

The fonds consists of photographs of businesses, panoramas, streets, people, and events in Vancouver, B.C. Many of the photographs were taken by Percy Bentley.

Dominion Photo Company

E.F. Thrussel fonds

  • CA FAR 985.158
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1945

The fonds consists of maps, a ration book, travel documents, a nominal roll, a field message book, a roll book, letters, maps, and photographs relating to the activities of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

Thrussel, E.F.

E.J.D. Edmonds fonds

  • CA FAR 982.390.1
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1945

The fonds consists of lecture notes, a field message book, photographs from World War I, and maps relating to the activities of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment and the batteries it perpetuated.

Edmonds, E.J.D.

Edwards Brothers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1900, 1920-1931

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs of early Vancouver (1888-1900) and Victoria as well as portraits and photographs of B.C. towns (1920-1931).

Edwards Brothers

F. Gowen Company fonds

  • CA VPL 58950-58959
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1918

The fonds consists of photographs of Vancouver streets and waterfront, as well as of North Vancouver.

F. Gowen Company

Fitzgerald McCleery fonds

  • CA VPL 17188-17348
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860-1900]

The fonds consists of portraits of the McCleery family and photographs of the McCleery farm on the North Arm of the Fraser River.

McCleery, Fitzgerald

G.F. Blyth fonds

  • CA FAR 982.717
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1962

The fonds consists of photographs of the 1948 flood, officers and other military scenes relating to the activities of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment.

Blyth, G.F.

Gary Lee Nova fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964-1998, predominant 1964-1983

Fonds consist of Gary Lee Novas correspondence activities. Includes correspondence received and sent to friends, artists and institutions; correspondence between Art Rat and Dr. Brute; The Dead Letter Funeral mail art project; and, Gary Lee Novas copy of the Space Ace Atlas mail art project.

Nova, Gary Lee, 1943-

George E. Timms fonds

  • CA VPL 49619-49844
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1918

The fonds consists of photographs depicting scouting activities in North Vancouver and Howe Sound, portraits and panoramas in Vancouver, homes and panoramas of the Fraser Valley and troops at Glenogle.

Timms, George E.

George Pearson fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 215
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1932

The fonds consists of Pearson's records relating to his invention of a diver's telephone system, including deed to patent, patent specification and patent notes, and letters of recommendation.

Pearson, George William

Harry T. Devine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1898

The fonds consists of Devine's photographs depicting early Vancouver, including scenes, buildings, and a portrait of Vancouver's first City Council.

Devine, Harry T.

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