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Vancouver Public Library historical photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1981

The collection consists of photographs depicting scenes and aspects of life in Vancouver and in other locations in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory from ca. 1860. The subjects depicted include forestry, mining, fishing, transportation, shipping, and construction as well as buildings, interiors, landscapes, people and significant events in B.C.'s past.

C.S. Downing fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1906

The fonds consists of photographs of ships in English Bay and of scenes of North Vancouver, Howe Sound, and Indian Arm.

Downing, Claire Spence

Ernest F. Keir fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of Keir's photographs depicting mining in the Yukon and scenes of Dawson City and the Chilkoot Pass.

Keir, Ernest F.

B.W. Leeson fonds

  • CA VPL 13901-14221
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of Quatsino, B.C., depicting panoramas, fishing, ships, native Indians, and logging.

Leeson, B.W.

Alfred Albert Paull fonds

  • CA VPL 1401-1713;1938-1976;8356-8370
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1927

The fonds consists of photographs depicting mining in Anyox and Kimberley, B.C., and of various aspects of logging in B.C.

Paull, Alfred Albert

F. Dundas Todd fonds

  • CA VPL 2028-2123;14356-14373
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1913

The fonds consists of photographs depicting Imperial Cannery at Steveston, B.C., and panoramas of Victoria and the Fraser Valley.

Todd, Frederick Dundas

Sweeney Cooperage fonds

  • CA VPL 3526-3543
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1960]

The fonds consists of photographs of the operations of Sweeney Cooperage in Vancouver.

Sweeney Cooperage

King Studio fonds

  • CA VPL 70189-71265
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1947

The fonds consists of photographs depicting companies, buildings, and industrial sites in Vancouver and area as well as advertising and display photographs. Fonds includes photographs taken by the W.J. Moore Company.

King Studio

Leonard Frank Photo Studio fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca.1910]-1944

The fonds consists of Leonard Frank's photographs of B.C. depicting industry (including logging), military, railways and scenery and of Vancouver depicting streets, businesses, buildings, ships, and panoramas.

Leonard Frank Photo Studio