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Nelson's Drug Store fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 613
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1902

The fonds consists of a single volume of prescriptions from 1901 to 1902.

Nelson's Drug Store

New Westminster Board of Trade fonds : 1883-1961

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 440
  • Fonds
  • [Microfilmed 1975]

The fonds consists of minutes, 1906-1961; letterbooks 1888-1909; financial records 1883-1917 for membership; annual reports 1897, 1949-1974; and clippings 1923-1925.

New Westminster Board of Trade

O.B. Allan Ltd. fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1385
  • Fonds
  • [18-?]-1965, 1971

The fonds consists of 42 photographs and negatives, mainly of the O.B. Allan store.

O.B. Allan Ltd.

McGlashan family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 704
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1956]

The fonds consists primarily of family photographs from New Brunswick, Scotland and Vancouver. In addition, there are poems by Mrs. McGlashan, notes by McGlashan entitled "The Western Sweep of Civilization" and ephemera.

McGlashan (family)

McGuigan family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 139;CVA 492;Add. MSS. 866;Add. MSS. 920
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1960

The fonds includes correspondence and other personal records; copies of reports (apparently from City of Vancouver records); Grouse Mountain Scenic Incline Railway Co. records, 1911-1935; miscellaneous maps and drawings; and photographs of the McGuigan family, civic functions, Jewish-owned retail stores, street scenes, and markets.

McGuigan (family)

Mercantile Mortgage Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 123
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1935

The fonds consists of receipts and bills, 1912-1935.

Mercantile Mortgage Company

Mercer and Mercer Architects fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1431
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1970

Fonds contains photographs and drawings of buildings designed by Mercer & Mercer Architects. Fonds also includes a certificate of registration for Andrew Lamb Mercer from the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.

Mercer and Mercer Architects

Miller family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 819
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1983

The fonds consists of photocopies of various histories, notes, correspondence, photographs and genealogical information on the Miller and Springer families to 1983.

Miller (family)

Mitchell-Dwelly family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 504
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1960

The fonds consists of minutes of the Lynn Valley Institute, 1913-31; correspondence, 1917-1948; World War II memorabilia; postcards, 1935-38; certificate, 1883; unemployment insurance card, 1950; income tax return, 1949; hospitalization and insurance claims, 1948-50; membership cards, 1920; and clippings, ca. 1952. The fonds also includes some of Elizabeth Aston's correspondence with her sister in England during World War I.

Mitchell-Dwelly (family)

Grandview Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 368
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1969

The fonds consists of the Chamber's minutes (1952-1969), membership lists and correspondence (1953-1963, 1965, 1969). There are also assorted receipts and clippings.

Grandview Chamber of Commerce

Grassie Jewellers fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 971
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1909

The fonds consists of Grassie's store ledgers for the period 1891-1892 and 1902-1904, as well as photographs of W.H. Grassie and his wife and views of the store.

Grassie Jewellers

Graveley family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 147
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1941

The fonds includes the undated, typewritten memoirs of Walter E. Graveley (covering the period ca. 1870 to ca. 1901); his real estate price book and business correspondence, 1884-1931; legal records; receipts dating from March 1886 for land bought from the CPR; agreements made with Robert S. Day and Son Ltd. (Insurance) in 1923 and 1931; two scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings, and written materials concerning the Graveley family and yachting; the minute book (1920-1924) of the General Leckie Chapter I.O.D.E. (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire); and a number of family photographs.

Graveley (family)

Greater Vancouver Visitors and Convention Bureau fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 633;CVA 306;CVA 596
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1973

The fonds consists of minutes (1922-1972); constitution, by-laws and annual reports (1922-1971); correspondence (1958-1973); promotional material (1956-1979), which includes newsletters, news releases and promotional brochures; subject files (1959-1976), which deal with various promotional concepts, news releases, sales trips and dealings with other tourist organizations; and reports (1970). Fonds includes promotional photographs of scenery in Vancouver.

Greater Vancouver Visitors and Convention Bureau

H. H. Stevens fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 69;CVA 461;CVA 141
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1935

The fonds consists of records arranged to the following subjects: East Indian immigration, 1914, 1916; the Komagata Maru incident, with photographs, 1914, 1916; immigration matters other than East Indian, 1912-1925; an examination of Vancouver's port facilities, 1913-1916; the drug problem in Vancouver, 1922; provincial political organization in B.C., 1922; the Grain Inquiry, 1918, 1924; the Salmon Fisheries Treaty with the U.S.A., 1929. The fonds also includes clippings, scrapbooks, photographs (showing logging by the Aeroplane Spruce Company and various mills on the B.C. coast), and printed material.

Stevens, H.H. (Henry Herbert)

Edward Lloyd fonds : 1871-1921

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 875
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1984

The fonds consists of correspondence sent to Lloyd's mother in England. Lloyd's various travels, business situations and domestic life are described in letters he and his wife sent home (1896-1921) and there is earlier correspondence from other family friends. There is also a typescript of Lloyd's travel journal for the Canadian North trip 1897-1900, entitled "Wanderings in the Far North," transcribed by Lloyd's grandson, Griffin V. Lloyd

Lloyd, Edward

Edward Odlum fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 190
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1910

The fonds consists of minute books of the Imperial Steamship Company Limited, 1890-1895, and the Grandview Progress Association, 1907-1910; correspondence; photographs; and maps.

Odlum, Edward

Eric Chown fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 422;CVA 471
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1968

The fonds consists of four scrapbooks assembled by Chown. Two of them cover his tenure with the Citizenship Court (1960-1968), another deals with the War Savings Committee (1940-1942), and the last contains certificates of distinction presented to Chown as well as clippings, programs, photographs (of Kiwanis club activities and Barbara Ann Scott) relating to the Chown family, Samuel Dwight Chown, and the United Church.

Chown, Eric Vickers, b. 1897

Excelsior Gold Mining Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 25
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1899

The fonds consists of minutes of the meetings of the Directors, 1897-1899.

Excelsior Gold Mining Company

F.C. Innes and Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 38
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1899

The fonds consists of business correspondence largely involving real estate transactions and inquiries. There are copies of several mortgages drawn up by the firm, and replies from Eastern Canada, the United States and Britain to various real estate advertisements place by the F.C. Innes Co. There are also deeds dating from the 1880s for property sold by the Company.

F.C. Innes and Company

First Shaughnessy Planning Study Citizens' Working Committee fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 917
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1986

The fonds consists of the papers of the First Shaughnessy Planning Study Citizens' Working Committee. It also includes consultants reports and papers of other planning agencies relating to the development of the First Shaughnessy Plan.

First Shaughnessy Planning Study Citizens' Working Committee

Dominion Day Celebration Committee fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 47
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1904

The fonds consists of four volumes of minutes of the Dominion Day Celebration Committee, 1890-1900. The minutes include financial statements, reports of the sub-committees, and program discussions. Relevant clippings are attached throughout the volumes. The fonds also includes invitations (1887, 1888), programmes (1887-1904), statement of account held with the Empire Wine Company (1887), and a bank book (1904).

Vancouver (B.C.). Dominion Day Celebration Committee

Downtown South Residents Rights Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1422
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2001

Fonds consists of the constitution and by-laws of the Downtown South Residents' Rights Association and correspondence and flyers created or received by the Association.

Downtown South Residents Rights Association (Vancouver, B.C.)

E.V. Young fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1064;CVA 753
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1963

The fonds consists of prompt books annotated by Young as director of two Theatre Under the Stars productions, 1940-1949; TUTS programmes, 1941-1963; UBC Musical Society programmes, 1941-1954; personal scrapbooks of his theatrical career, 1907-1935; clippings relating to reviews of TUTS productions, 1942-1954 and photographs both of Young and selected production casts.

Young, Ernest Vanderpoel

Francis Pilkington fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 879
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1970

The fonds consists of correspondence, pamphlets, working drafts of publications, letters to the editor, manuscripts and biographical data.

Pilkington, Francis C.

Frank Woodside fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 133
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1941

The fonds consists of civic legal documents, correspondence, newspapers and reports of mines. There is also a photograph which was probably taken during the building of the 2nd Narrows Bridge.

Woodside, Frank Everett

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