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John Edwin (Jack) Loucks fonds

  • CA NVAN 175
  • Fonds
  • 1940 - 2002

Fonds reflects the life and activities, in a public as well as private capacity, of the former City of North Vancouver mayor, John Edwin Loucks, spanning the years from the late 1940s into the first decade of the twenty-first century. Loucks' records are arranged in twelve series. The records consist of correspondence, agendas, photographs, cards, certificates and honours, events programmes, meeting minutes and reports, maps, pamphlets and newspaper clippings.

Loucks, E.J.

Lower Lonsdale Business Association fonds

  • CA NVAN 178
  • Fonds
  • 1988-2005

The fonds consists of chronological operational records related to the business operations of the Lower Lonsdale Business Association. These operational records include minutes of meetings, memos, policies, surveys, correspondence, financial records, membership lists, grant applications, press releases and newspaper clippings. The fonds also consists of records related to the establishment and operation of the Lower Lonsdale Community Policing Centre and the organization of the Lower Lonsdale Fall Festival.

Lower Lonsdale Business Association

British Columbia Mountaineering Club fonds

  • CA NVAN F205
  • Fonds
  • 1907 - 2012

The fonds consists of administrative records of the club, including minutes, reports, correspondence, financial statements, cabin visitor books, summit registers, membership records and others. It also contains many hundreds of photographs, glass plate negatives, films and other moving images, as well as publications of the BCMC, including the B.C. Mountaineer, the BCMC Newsletter, as well as hiking and climbing guides in whose publication the BCMC was involved. It also contains many news cuttings relating to hiking and climbing in British Columbia and activities of club members. These records document many aspects of the club's activities including their involvement in mountaineering, advocacy for land conservation, and natural history. The fonds also contains the records of Mary and David Macaree which they created and accumulated during the course of researching their publications '103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia' and '109 Walks in B.C.'s Lower Mainland'.

British Columbia Mountaineering Club

Harbottle family fonds

  • CA NVAN F44
  • Fonds
  • 1903-2009

The Harbottle Family Fonds contains the personal papers of Harbottle family members. The bulk of the material is associated with Jeffery Harbottle’s various projects and interests. Included are records related to the M.V. Reliant, the restoration of the L6 Union Engine that originally powered it, the restoration of the Diamond T dairy truck that was owned by the family business, Jeff’s 1932 Plymouth PB rumble seat coupe, and his general interest in ships and other forms of mechanised transportation. The smaller part of the fonds relates to records connected to other family members, including family photographs, civic activities, and the dairy business.

Harbottle (family)

Pacific Great Eastern Railway fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 1
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

The fonds consists of correspondence, bulletins, blueprints, timetables, train registers, freight reports, requisitions, and other routine records.

Pacific Great Eastern Railway

Routledge family fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 10
  • Fonds
  • 1914, 1921

The fonds consists of letters sent to Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Routledge of Vancouver in 1921, including a covering letter from his sister in Liverpool and condolences sent on the death of their father, Henry B. Routledge. There are family photographs, mostly unidentified. There is a newspaper clipping ca. 1915 of the wedding of Sgt. and Mrs. Routledge, and a typed itinerary of a trip to England and Scotland. Photographs were transferred to the photograph collection.

Routledge (family)

North Vancouver Fire Fighters' Association fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 100
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1985, predominant 1956-1977

Fonds consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, union agreements, cash books, financial statements, and other records relating to the activities of Local 914.

North Vancouver Fire Fighters' Association

Ed Enright fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 101
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1979

Fonds consists of various items related to the personal life and career of Ed Enright. Included are birth and marriage certificates, report cards, Boy Scouts membership and record card, high school entrance certificate, certificates of discharge for seamen, particulars of employment with Union Steamships, and clippings and other information, mostly related to Union Steamships.

Enright, Ed

MacLean family fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 102
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1962

Fonds consists of cards, letters, and photographs related to the MacLean family. Includes working cards for Ian MacLean for Division No.1 of the Amalgamated Association of Street Electric and Motor Coach Employees of America (1945-1946) and Don MacLean (1961). Honourary picket card for "Comrade John Maclean" also included.

MacLean (family)

Sweeny family fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 103
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1890-1957, predominant 1938-1945

Fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, and pamphlets related to the Sweeny family. Much of the correspondence is to Dorothea Sweeny, and most is between members of the family.

Sweeny (family)

William Wardle fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 104
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1951

Fonds consists of records relating to shipbuilding, mostly of Burrard Dry Dock during World War II. It includes information on ship construction and costs and a number of significant issues related to change and development in the yards.

Wardle, William

M.T. Davie fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 105
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1946

Fonds consists of account books, clipping, framed photograph, and other material, mostly related to M.T. Davie's employment as Secretary-Treasurer of Burrard Dry Dock from 1926-1946. Most of the records were in four looseleaf binders, from which they have been removed for preservation. Material in each book is arranged in a roughly alphabetical fashion, and includes repair accounts, rates of repairs, estimates of costs, items in storage, schedules of charges and prices, rates of pay, comparisons of costs, dry dock and crane tariffs, and contracts to purchase. There does not appear to be a clear distinction by either date or subject between the types of records in each binder.

Davie, M.T.

District of North Vancouver photograph collection

  • CA NVAN Fonds 106
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1988, predominant 1945-1977

Collection consists of photographs documenting the growth of the District of North Vancouver, particularly in the years following World War II, which saw extremely rapid development. These were taken by different departments to serve as a visual reference for various projects.

Board of Police Commissioners fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 107
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1927

Fonds consists of ledgers concerning meetings of the Commissioners and transcripts of proceedings.

North Vancouver (B.C. : City). Board of Police Commissioners

North Vancouver Commissioner fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 108
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1945

Fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, and documents pertaining to the Commissioner's activities. It also includes a petition requesting a decrease in water rates, and documents relating to ferry operations, the Grouse Mountain Chalet, and municipal employees.

North Vancouver (B.C. : City). Commissioner

Robert Harris fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 109
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1997

Fonds consists of maps, brochures, articles, some correspondence, and information generally related to Mr. Harris's fascination with the North Shore mountains. Many of the maps have extensive annotations and colored highlights and notes by Mr. Harris. Much of the material is photocopied.

Harris, Robert

Silver Harbour Manor Society fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 11
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1974

The fonds consists of two typescript copies of the Constitution and By-laws of the Society; organizational comments and calendars, 1968-1974; minutes, 1970-1974, of annual, regular and executive meetings, and of the Finance Board, 1969-1970; and the Agenda of a Special Meeting of Committee members with the City Council. There is also correspondence, 1970-1973, and clippings, 1970-1974.

Silver Harbour Manor Society

Anna Sumpton fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 110
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1992

Fonds consists of records relating to Anna Sumpton's organization and editing of Walter Draycott's "Early Days in Lynn Valley", and other information relating to associations between Anna Sumpton and Walter Draycott.

Sumpton, Anna

Morrice J. Hanley fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 111
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1953, 1959-1967

Fonds consists of four account books related to Morrice Hanley's work as a trucker and later the proprietor of his own company, and one folder of letterhead and blank time sheets for Hanley's Trucking Ltd.

Hanley, Morrice J.

Wanda Hanley (Waldock) fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 112
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1999, predominant 1954-1958

Fonds consists of year books, programs, and other records relating to Wanda Hanley's attendance at Burrard View Elementary and Sutherland and North Vancouver High Schools.

Hanley, Wanda

Third Street Service Station fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 113
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1973

Fonds consists of three ledgers from the Third Street Service Station.

Third Street Service Station (North Vancouver, B.C.)

Burrard View Elementary School fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 114
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1991

Fonds consists of annuals, scrapbooks, copies of the "Burrard View News" and P.T.A. minutes, and a complete inventory of class photographs from 1965 to 1991.

Burrard View Elementary School

Alexander Rout Harvey fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 115
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1971

Fonds consists of correspondence, certificates, clippings, documents, photographs, and other records relating to the personal and business life of Alexander Rout Harvey.

Harvey, Alexander Rout

David Wallace fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 116
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1972

Fonds consists of financial and other documents related to Burrard Dry Dock, particularly its 1972 sale to Cornat Industries.

Wallace, David

Alderman Tom Reid fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 117
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1970

Fonds consists of records sent and received during Alderman Tom Reid's tenure of office in 1969.

North Vancouver (B.C. : City). Alderman (Reid : 1968-1969)

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