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Lawson family fonds

  • CA WVAN 006
  • Fonds
  • [1880-1990]

The fonds consists of material generated and collected by the Lawson family and extended family members. Records include personal correspondence, photographs, journals, school records, and art work, as well as financial and business records pertaining to family businesses, investments and community involvement.

The fonds is arranged into the following sous-fonds and series:
Series 1: Photographs and postcards
Sous-fonds 1: John Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 2: Gertrude Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 3: Christina Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 4: Duncan Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 5: Harte family sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 6: Elizabeth Lawson sous-fonds

Lawson (family)

Thompson family fonds

  • CA WVAN 022
  • Fonds
  • [1910-1943]

The fonds consists of material relating to the Thompson family who were one of the original families in West Vancouver. A portion of the material also pertains to the West Vancouver Ferry Company, the West Vancouver Municipal Transportation Department, and the Pacific Great Eastern railway.

The fonds is divided into three series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: W.C. Thompson autobiographies
Series 3: Bert Thompson transportation records

Thompson (family)

Colville family fonds

  • CA WVAN 051
  • [1946-1951]

The fonds consists of photographs relating to the Colville family business in West Vancouver. The photographs depict army trucks transporting hikers, skiers and supplies up Hollyburn Mountain, including stops at Hi-View Lodge, and Westlake Lodge. There are also photographs of "The Forks," a rest stop and restaurant which was operated by the Colville family.

Colville (family)

West Vancouver Ferry Company Limited fonds

  • CA WVAN 062
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1916

The fonds consists of records relating to the establishment, operation, and dissolution of the West Vancouver Ferry Company. The records include bound meeting minutes, resolutions, employee payroll information, and shareholder information, an accident register, agreements, financial statements, reports, incorporation certificate, and court order.

West Vancouver Ferry Company

West Vancouver Transportation Company fonds

  • CA WVAN 063
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1914

The fonds consists of records relating to the business of the West Vancouver Transportation Company, which operated the first ferry system in West Vancouver. The records include general meeting minutes, board meeting minutes, a book of stock certificates, and two account books.

West Vancouver Transportation Company

First Narrows Bridge collection

  • CA WVAN 064
  • Collection

The collection contains material relating to the design, building, and operation of the Lions Gate Bridge. The records include technical drawings, including a general index, a construction ledger, and diaries.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Lions Gate Bridge blueprints
Series 2: Construction ledger
Series 3: Diaries of Randolph Pollitt, Superintendent of Bridges
Series 4: Administrative and financial records
Series 5: Artifacts and ephemera

West Vancouver Archives

G.S. Conway fonds

  • CA WVAN 065
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1953, predominant 1937-1938

The fonds consists of material generated and collected by West Vancouver civil engineer Gilbert S. Conway with the majority relating to the design, engineering, and construction of Lions Gate Bridge. The material includes handwritten diaries, booklets, reports, photographs, maps, a personal business card, and Christmas card showing Lions Gate Bridge.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Diaries
Series 3: Engineering
Series 4: Maps and plans
Series 5: Miscellaneous

Conway, G.S.

Point Atkinson Lighthouse fonds

  • CA WVAN 087
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1994

Fonds consists of records created and collected by light keepers at Point Atkinson Lighthouse. The records include daily logs, reports, and video and photographic materials documenting the lighthouse and its keepers.

Canada. Point Atkinson Lighthouse