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11th Machine Gun Battalion fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 67
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1954

The fonds consists of the bound records, correspondence, orders, photographs and historical documents of the Eleventh Machine Gun Battalion, as well as maps, papers and correspondence pertaining to the Canadian Machine Gun Corps, CEF, and a typescript history of the Eleventh Machine Gun Battalion written by Lt. Col. Francis Layton in 1954.

Canada. Canadian Army. Machine Gun Battalion, 11th

11th Regiment (Irish Fusiliers of Canada) fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 51
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1925

The fonds consists of correspondence and orders, 1913-1925; personal records of Private Robert Francis Morrison; and a crime report on Private C. LePoidevin.

Canada. Militia. Regiment, 11th (Irish Fusiliers of Canada)

29th (Vancouver) Battalion Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 483
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1919, 1981, 1992

The fonds consists of 29th official war diary, postmaster's register, nominal rolls, personal diaries of Joseph Falconer, Fred Hinchcliffe (P.O.W.) and John F. Frost (stretcher-bearer) and miscellaneous papers and photographs. Also included is a list of 29th Battalion members compiled in 1981.

29th (Vancouver) Battalion Association

6th Regiment Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 48
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1930

The fonds includes the correspondence of the regiment and its predecessors, 1891-1906 and 1913-1916. There are also bound minute books for the Mess Committee, 1909-1911, Officers Fund Association, 1900-1905, "C" Company, 1900-1914, and Headquarters Company, 1908-1920; financial records, 1896-1914; curricular materials, 1898-1899; an undated set of military lectures; a transcript of a hearing of insubordination against Sgt. Maj. John Turner, 1898; a Record of Officers' Services, 1893-1920 (up-dated to 1930 by Major J.S. Matthews); Regimental Orders, 1903-1908 and 1915-1917; Standing Mess Rules, 1912; and a roll of Regimental Trophy Winners, 1904-1909.

Canada. Militia. Regiment, 6th (Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles)

A. Stewart McMorran 29th (Vancouver) Battalion collection

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 953;CVA 622;CVA 735
  • Collection
  • 1909-1985

The collection consists of the papers of James H. Humphries, Frank Hubert Matthews, Henry Seymour Tobin, Charles J. Garrett, Edmund Taylor, and Henry Cecil Royle concerning World War I, the 29th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, and the 29th (Vancouver) Battalion Association: letters, newsletters, nominal rolls, minutes, reports of annual meetings, financial and general records, newsclippings, artifacts, photographs (including group portraits of various companies and views of various events in the Battalion's history), and printed materials.

A.E. Hill fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 301
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912]-1935

The fonds consists of Hill's photographs of the Vancouver waterfront and local scenery.

Hill, A.E.

A.W. Phair fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 10
  • Fonds
  • 1886, 1902

The fonds consists of Phair's photographs of scenery in Lillooet.

Phair, A.W.

ARTS Club fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1447
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1993

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing club memorabilia, composite photographs of club members, and photographs taken at club reunions. Photographs from the 1987 reunion have been arranged in a file entitled 1987 reunion snapshots. All other records have been arranged and described as discrete items.

ARTS Club

Abbott family fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 256
  • Fonds
  • 1885-[ca. 1901]

The fonds consists of the Abbott family photograph album showing various scenes pertaining to the Canadian Pacific Railway and its official events; various British Columbia scenes and Vancouver streetscapes; and an album prepared by Edwards Brothers showing scenes around British Columbia, primarily views of Vancouver, Rossland and Sandon.

Abbott, Harry (family)

Ada May Stevenson fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 750
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1967

The fonds consists of clippings and an original letter detailing conveyance of Callister Park to the City. There are also other sundry clippings and personal papers, including an interim and final accounting of the Stevenson Estate.

Stevenson, Ada May, d. 1944

Adrien Mansvelt collection

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 808
  • Collection
  • 1965-1975

The collection consists of photographs, prints, magazine articles, pamphlets, maps and plans on the history of the town of Coeverden, the van Coeverden family and the Vancouver family genealogy. These have been reproduced from various repositories in Europe.

Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 199
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1947

The fonds consists of minutes of the weekly meetings of the Advisory Committee, 1943-1945. There is correspondence addressed to the committee, 1943-1947, including inquiries regarding properties for sale, individual reactions to the confiscation and copies of correspondence from the secretary of State and from the Department of the Secretary of State. There are listings of individual properties and the history of their disposal, together with general policies re sales, 1943-1947; a copy of the Report of the Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver, June 1945; printed catalogues of unsold property, 1943-1946; and clippings, 1944-1945.

Canada. Advisory Committee on Japanese Properties in Greater Vancouver

Air Pollution Control Society fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 767
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1966

The fonds consists of a constitution, list of directors, notices of meetings, and correspondence.

Air Pollution Control Society

Alan Lever fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 768
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1974

The fonds consists of records of Alan Lever including constitutions, reports, minutes, correspondence, and financial records of boards and associations concerned with the development of a city museum, particularly the Vancouver Civic Museum Board; the Vancouver Maritime Museum, the Vancouver Railway Museum Association, and the Discovery of Vancouver Society. Also included is a report on museum development by T. A. Heinrich and a study of a proposal to amalgamate Vancouver and Burnaby.

Lever, Alan

Alan Morley fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 786
  • Fonds
  • 1940

The fonds consists of clippings of Morley's newspaper column, "Romance of Vancouver", and the accompanying illustrations by Fraser Wilson.

Morley, Alan Palmer

Alcazar Hotel fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 773
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1922

The fonds consists of financial records for the Alcazar Hotel.

Alcazar Hotel (Vancouver, B.C.)

Alexander Begg fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 181
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1923

The fonds consists of miscellaneous personal papers, 1890-1940; correspondence and writings on the Crofter Immigration Scheme, 1887-1904; papers dealing with the writing of his "History of British Columbia," 1893-1904; miscellaneous business papers, including railway speculations and construction, 1896-1903.

Begg, Alexander

Alexander Godfrey fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 169;CVA 162
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1928

The fonds consists largely of letters written by Godfrey to his wife and family from Atlin and Dawson, 1899-1900. There is also a copy of his marriage certificate, 1889; a list of signatures supporting Godfrey as alderman in 1891; two school report cards of Eva Godfrey, 1901 and 1907; photographs of Godfrey and his family, including view of St. Paul's Indian Mission church in North Vancouver; newspapers The Atlin Claim, 1899-1909, The Klondike Nugget, 1900, and others, 1891-1909.

Godfrey, Alexander

Alexander Lambie fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 955;87-1
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1928

The fonds consists of textual records (including correspondence), cartoons, photographs and publications. Fonds includes drawings by J.B. Fitzmaurice.

Lambie, Alexander

Alexander Philip fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 665
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1902

The fonds consists primarily of correspondence which reflects Philip's work of a real estate agent and other endeavours.

Philip, Alexander

Alexandra Neighbourhood Services Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 420
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1972

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, financial statements, and annual reports of the organization, as well as reports and documentation of the agency's recreational programming, social work services, and neighbourhood development projects. There are some case files relating to families that received social service assistance, as well as some clippings, and photographs. Fonds includes records of the Alexandra Non-Sectarian Orphanage and Home for Children, Alexandra Community Activities, and Community Chest and Councils of the Greater Vancouver Area.

Alexandra Neighbourhood Services Association

Alfred D. Long fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 107
  • Fonds
  • 1961

The fonds consists of letters, memoranda and circulars concerning the establishment of the Archives of Aviation.

Long, Alfred D.

Alfred Holmes fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 810;CVA 719;83-14
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1963

The fonds consists of the papers of A. R. C. Holmes, including correspondence, school records, sketchbooks, drawings, and cartoons, publications, greeting cards, and photographs of various regions in B.C. Also included are original cartoons by Al Beaton, F. Messurier and Thursby.

Holmes, Alfred Robertson Casswell

Alpen Holdings Limited fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1116
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1981

The fonds consists of minutes, annual reports, financial statements, and correspondence regarding the transfer of shares of Alpen Holdings Limited.

Alpen Holdings Limited

American Woman's Club fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1025
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1989

The fonds consists of minutes, financial accounts, membership lists, and historical files. The historical files include photographs, newsclippings, memorabilia, historical sketches and architectural plans for a proposed clubhouse. The fonds also includes a scrapbook chronicling sixty years of club activity.

American Woman's Club (Vancouver, B.C.)

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