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Tracy Ames collection

  • CA JHS A.2001.001
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1987

The fonds consist of correspondence, minutes, applications for funding, distribution lists, and draft material relating to the video. The fonds is arranged into 2 series: Photographs and sound recordings; and Research files.

Ames, Tracy

Vancouver Teachers Council fonds

  • CA BCT RG 2-IV-1
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1952

The fonds consists of the minutes (1934-1952) and account book (1934-1951) of the Council.

Vancouver Teachers Council

W.S. Taylor fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938 - 1998

Fonds consists of records relating to Taylor’s psychological, philosophical, and theological research. Materials relate to Taylor’s psychological work in India as well as materials gathered to support his lectures, sermons, and publication activities in Vancouver. Fonds consists of the following record series: Research notes; Manuscript drafts and notes; Sermon notes; Collected quotations; Published articles and books; Psychological assessment tools; and J.T. Taylor writings.

Taylor, W.S.

Brock House Society fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1555
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-2004

Fonds consists of records relating to the operation of Brock House Society. Record types include correspondence, financial records, agreements and legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, reports, agendas, memorandums, newsletters, meeting minutes, and case files attached to specific committees. There are procedural manuals, permits and licenses, invitations, a constitution, application forms for grants and nominees for the B.C. Senior Award, which include resumes or curricula vitae and letters of recommendation. A few records and a photograph album, which belonged to the Brock family, were retained by the Brock House Society.

Brock House Society

Ken Kuramoto fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1980 - 1981

This fonds consists of six 16mm film reels of Celebration of the Raven. There are also two audio reels which are soundtracks for the film. Film reels include stills and test stills and camera originals. Most reels are labeled according to the scene.

Kuramoto, Ken

William Carr fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1949 or 1950]

The fonds consists of black and white photographs and negatives. Subjects depicted include villages, boats and ferries, landscapes, bridges, logging clearcuts, and totem poles. Some of the photos appear to be of the Lions Gate Bridge, Stanley Park, and the Capilano Suspension Bridge.

Carr, William

Sharon Fortney fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2006 - 2008

The fonds consists of one file titled Interview Transcripts, which contains recorded interviews, transcripts, and printed copies of transcribed interviews of research done by Sharon Fortney towards her PhD thesis titled Forging New Partnerships: Coast Salish Communities and Museums. Forney's thesis explores what motivates Coast Salish communities to participate in museum representations; considers the legal implications of such representations with respect to aboriginal rights; and analyzes of the diverse experiences of Coast Salish individuals in specific museum projects and partnerships with the goal of progressing museum and community interactions along a path to equal partnership.

The audiotapes in the fonds contain interviews with Coast Salish community members and artists regarding museums. The CD-R contains transcripts of interviews and is located in the temporary CD storage box. Sharon Fortney's curriculam vitae, thesis abstract, and 10 interviewee consent forms are located in the case file.

Fortney, Sharon

Gordon Miller collection

  • Collection
  • [1979?]-1993

The collection consists of nine large watercolour illustrative panels commissioned by the UBC Museum of Anthropology, eight of which were commissioned for the exhibit The Four Seasons: Food Getting in British Columbia Prehistory, which ran from April to November 1979. The other watercolour is from an unidentified exhibit or sourcebook.

Robert Keziere fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1982

The fonds consists of 7 photographs taken by Robert Keziere on October 20, 1982 of artist Bill Reid working in his Kerrisdale (Vancouver) studio. The film remained unprocessed until 2009, when it was developed and the prints, contact sheet, and DVD were created. The DVD contains image files in multiple resolutions.

Keziere, Robert

Alan Twigg fonds

  • CA SFL MsC 63
  • Fonds
  • 1975-2008

The fonds consist of materials that relate to Twigg’s work as a writer, publisher and co-founder of the B.C. Book Prizes in the years 1975 to 2008. The fonds is arranged in fourteen series: Correspondence, Political Campaign and Poetry of Bud Osborn, Vancouver Theatre, Television Interviews, Twigg’s Book Research, George Woodcock’s Translation of Proust, Audio Cassette Interviews, Transcripts of Interviews, Authors’ Photographs and Negatives, Special Items, B.C. Book Prizes, Miscellaneous, Prairie BookWorld Founding Records and Twigg’s Newspaper and Magazine Articles.

Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence, taped television interviews, transcripts of television interviews, drafts of Twigg’s literary works, unpublished manuscript of George Woodcock’s translation of Proust, audio cassette interviews, transcripts of interviews, photographs, banners, awards, legal documents, financial records, notes and newspaper and magazine clippings of Twigg’s published articles.

Twigg, Alan

Alex Eastwood fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-69
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1943

The fonds consists of records relating to the internment of Japanese Canadians. Records include photographs of the internment camps at Hastings Park, as well as other camps in B.C. and Alberta. Fonds also includes two government reports entitled: "The Administration of Japanese Affairs in Canada, 1942-1944, Removal of Japanese from Protected Areas", and "The Hastings Park Clearing Station".

Eastwood, Alex

Artropolis fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1984-2005

The fonds consists of records relating to the planning, administrative, fundraising, promotional, documentary and curatorial activities of the Artropolis exhibitions. These materials include: budgets, grant applications, proposals, research files and site plans; correspondence, financial statements, fundraising letters, logos, licenses and contracts, employee and volunteer files, minutes and reports; press releases and sponsorship agreements, banners, brochures and posters; and artists’ résumés and applications, attendance records, comment books, exhibition catalogues, scrapbooks, photo albums, photographs, video recordings, and artwork.

The records are arranged into the following sous-fonds: Artropolis 87 (1984 - 1990); Artropolis 90 (1987 - 1991); Artropolis 93 (1990, 1992 - 1993); Browser Artropolis 97 (1992, 1997 - 1998); Artropolis 2001 (1988, 1999 - 2001); Artropolis 2003 (1988, 1992, 2001 - 2005).

Artropolis

Beaconsfield United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1993

Fonds consists of the records of Beaconsfield United Church and its predecessor, Beaconsfield Methodist Church. Records include Baptism registers (1914-1992), Marriage registers (1914-1991), and Burial registers (1914-1992); Membership records (1913-1992); Session minutes (1926-1979), Stewards minutes (1957-1969) and correspondence (1956-1990), Official Board minutes (1911-1992) and correspondence (1978-1992), and Congregational Meetings minutes (1931-1992); Manse sale and Property plans (1958-1982), Property and Insurance records (1923-1956), and Property sale records (1993); Woman's Association minutes (1943-1961), Woman's Association Dorcas Circle minutes (1958-1961) and Cash Book (1958-1961), Woman's Association Mizpah Circle minutes (1952-1962), Woman's Association S.S.C. Circle minutes (1952-1962), United Church Women minutes (1962-1987), United Church Women Unit 3 (Harmony) minutes (1962-1972), United Church Women Unit 4 minutes (1962-1965), United Church Women Unit 5 minutes (1962), and United Church Women Lo-Fa-Co Unit Financial records (1962-1972); Sunday School Executive minutes (1932-1937); Congregational Correspondence (1963-1979), Conference Loan Fund records (1985-1989), Montessori Day care records (1986-1992), Presbytery Visitation reports (1972-1990); Annual reports 1969-1991); and "The Beacon" (Newsletters) (1974-1977).

Beaconsfield United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Lara Gilbert fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR247
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1995

The fonds consists of records documenting Gilberts thoughts and experiences from childhood to early adulthood. The fonds have been arranged in four series: 1) academic and employment records; 2) correspondence; 3) journals; and 4) unbound prose and poetry.

Gilbert, Lara

Lieutenant Colonel F.T. Coghlan fonds

  • CA FAR 982.653.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1914-1918]

The fonds consists of a field service notebook, and a field service notepad relating to activities of batteries which the 15th Field Artillery Regiment perpetuated.

Coghlan, F.T.

Lorne Pearson collection

  • CA NWM IH 000.15
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1952

Collection consists of the annual reports of the New Westminster Harbour Commission for the years 1926-1938, 1945-1952, and the 1932 report for the Port of Vancouver. These reports contain a summary of the port's annual activities, statistics, and photographs.

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-2000, predominant 1952-2000

The fonds consists of records relating to the history and administration of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. These materials include: budgets, correspondence, memorandums, agendas, minutes, pamphlets, booklets, catalogues, list of works, appraisals, newspaper clippings, magazines, reports, terms of reference, renderings, plans, videos, sound recordings, photographs, slides, negatives, proposals, invoices, requisitions, condition reports, application forms, inventory sheets, purchase orders, plaques, donation remittances, handwritten notes, newsletters, artists statements, biographies, curriculum vitae, and invitations. The records are arranged into the following series: 1. History files, 1948-1988; 2. Alvin Balkinds files, 1959-1989; 3. Administration files, 1955-1992; 4. Exhibitions files, 1954-2000; 5. Affiliated organizations files, 1964-1970; 6. Presidents Committee on University Art files, 1923-1989, predominant 1950-1985; 7. New Gallery files, 1949-1994, predominant 1989-1994; 8. Outdoor Sculpture files, 1960-1985.

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

J.F. Spalding fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1958]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting scenes of the Rocky Mountains, the B.C. Interior, Vancouver, the Fraser Canyon, and ships.

Spalding, J.F.

Jim McIntosh fonds

  • CA SFL MsC 89
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1982, 1986-[ca. 1994], 1998

Fonds consists of records related to Mclntosh's publication and bookselling activities at Colophon Books. Records reflect the planning and preparatory stages of publications, book advertisement, and sales. Records include several Colophon Books chap books and broadsides, printed and illustrated by Jim Rimmer of Pie Tree Press, BC. Records are arranged into two series: Subject files and Publication files.

McIntosh, Jim

Hayashi family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1946]

The fonds consists of family photographs of the Hayashi family, including scenes of Japanese-Canadian life in Vancouver, in New Denver, B.C., and in Schreiber, Ontario.

Hayashi (family)

Dominion Photo Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1960

The fonds consists of photographs of businesses, panoramas, streets, people, and events in Vancouver, B.C. Many of the photographs were taken by Percy Bentley.

Dominion Photo Company

F. Gowen Company fonds

  • CA VPL 58950-58959
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1918

The fonds consists of photographs of Vancouver streets and waterfront, as well as of North Vancouver.

F. Gowen Company

Fair Haven Homes Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944-2016

Fonds consists of the following record series: Board and committee minutes (1946-2015); Board and committee correspondence and reports (1947-1960); Fair Haven Auxiliary records (1962-2009); Communications and marketing materials (1944-2007); Annual reports (1949-2016); Historical reference materials (1945-2009); and Photographs (1992-2011).

Fair Haven Homes Society

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

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