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Yaletown Productions Inc. fonds

  • CA CVAN AM1553
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2010

Fonds consists of completed films, raw footage, textual records, and other materials related to the production of films produced by the various film production companies that Collier has been involved with throughout his film career. Fonds is organized into eight sousfonds according to creator. Each sousfonds, is in turn organized into series according to production project.
--Michael Collier personal records sousfonds
--Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films sousfonds
--New Horizon Films Ltd. sousfonds
--North Wind Films Ltd. sousfonds
--Yaletown Productions Inc. sousfonds
--Yaletown Entertainment Corp. sousfonds
--Urban Safari Films Inc. sousfonds
--Post Digital Works Inc. sousfonds

Yaletown Productions Inc.

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

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.

Beach family fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 20
  • Fonds
  • 1776-1889

The fonds consists of family documents, including various deeds and certificates of the Beach family and associated families of Morris County, New Jersey and Johnston County, Upper Canada. The fonds also contains the minutes of the Crystal Fountain Temple No. 18 of South Gower, Grenville County, Ontario from 1872 to 1875.

Beach (family)

Beatrice Williscroft fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 820
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1990

The fonds consists of genealogical material on the Williscroft and McKenzie families; the daily journal of Christina Williscroft (1893-1894); correspondence, clippings, certificates, and other papers of Beatrice Williscroft.

Williscroft, Beatrice Rebecca Irene, b. 1895

Bernard Leitch Johnson fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 607
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1977

The fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, notes, photographs and pamphlets relating to Johnson's education, career, writings and organizations in which he was involved. Fonds also includes a plan for the Leitch-Johnson log carriers.

Johnson, Bernard Dodds Leitch

Bertram Emery fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 303;CVA 294
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1897]-1971

The fonds consists of personal papers, 1897-1971; pharmaceutical items; narcotics registers, 1937-1971; references to community, especially Kitsilano, business, 1935-1969; photographs of interiors and exteriors of drugstores in Vancouver and Victoria, scenery in Stanley Park, and various civic-related events, including Kitsilano Days; texts of C-FUN City Hall reports, 1963-1965; Parks Board activities, 1948-1950, 1962 1964; City Council minutes, correspondence, special references, 1960-1965. The records have been arranged into two series: Private papers and Civic papers. The Civic papers series is comprised of two subseries: Parks Board and City Council.

Emery, Bertram, b. 1893

Boyd, Burns and Company fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 129
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1904

The fonds consists of a ledger covering the period 1902-1904.

Boyd, Burns and Company

British Columbia Centennial '71 Committee fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 118
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1971

The fonds consists of business correspondence, 1970-1971, a financial statement, 1971, guest lists, an invitation, scripts, and a programme.

British Columbia Centennial '71 Committee

British Columbia Dentists' Wives' Association, Vancouver Branch fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 602
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1977

The fonds consists of constitution and by-laws, minutes (1951-1968), agendas, executive and committee reports, membership and officers' lists, copies of the group's publication, "The Amalgamator" and two scrapbooks detailing the history of the Association, with clippings, certificates, photographs, invitations and newsletters.

British Columbia Dentists' Wives' Association. Vancouver Branch

British Columbia Jockey Club fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 244
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1893

The fonds consists of the 1892-1893 minute book of the British Columbia Jockey Club.

British Columbia Jockey Club

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 317;Add. MSS. 659
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1974

The fonds consists of the constitution, by-laws, minutes between 1925 and 1968, subject files, circulars, agreements, financial records, maps, publications and reports of the British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association. Also included is correspondence, 1967 to 1968, dealing with labour disputes, federal agencies, and national ship ownership.

British Columbia Towboat Owners' Association

British Columbia Underwriters' Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 493
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1963

The fonds consists of original drawings and sketches of building details used in assembling fire insurance plans produced by the B.C. Underwriters' Association. There are also some fire insurance plans for specific sites in Vancouver.

British Columbia Underwriters' Association

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 324;Add. MSS. 658
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1975

The fonds consists of the constitution, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, circulars and other records of the British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association.

British Columbia Wharf Operators' Association

Amy Leigh fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1400
  • Fonds
  • 1921, 1938, 1941-1945, [2000 or 2001]

Fonds contains records pertaining to the Women's Ambulance Corps, including photographs, issues of the Corps' newsletter, newsclippings and a WAC broach. Fonds also includes an album of photographs taken on a trail ride to Tweedsmuir Park in 1938, two photographs of Stanley Park (1921), biographical information on Amy Leigh, and other materials.

Leigh, Amy, d. 2001

Ancient Order of United Workmen fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 2
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1888

The fonds consists of a letterbook of Granville Lodge No. 29. Most of the correspondence deals with payment of dues and insurance claims involving Lodge 29 and the Grand Recorder in the Lodge at Portland, Oregon.

Ancient Order of United Workmen. Granville Lodge No. 29

Ann Winkelmans fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1020
  • Fonds
  • 1989

Fonds consists of the 160 page typescript biography of Dayde Winkelmans, entitled "Dayde's Dance". The biography contains excerpts from Dayde's diary, which document her experiences while performing on tour in Europe and the U.S. It also documents the Vancouver area dance scene during the 1940s and 1950s when Dayde received her initial training in ballet and other various dance forms during her childhood.

Winkelmans, Ann

Anna Purdie fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 490
  • Fonds
  • 1910-[ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of an academic certificate 1910, inspection reports 1920-1923, and photographs ca. 1920-ca. 1940.

Purdie, Anna Grosvenor

Annie McKinnon fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 608
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1959

The fonds consists of eleven certificates, a letter and photographs covering McKinnon's career in education from High School to extension courses and teaching.

McKinnon, Annie McLeod

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.

Hannah Knudson fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 312
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1905]

The fonds consists of an album of Knudson's photographs depicting scenery, street scenes, churches, Stanley Park, friends and Salvation Army events.

Knudson, Hannah

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