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Ernest Le Messieur fonds

  • CA CVAN Doc. Art 76-32
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915-1922]

The fonds consists of Le Messieur's drawings, including commercial art, portraits, and political cartoons.

Le Messieur, Ernest

Vaudeville photograph collection

  • CA CVAN CVA18;CVA19
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1901]-1920

The collection consists of photographs of vaudeville performers Alfred T. Layne and Daisy D'Avara at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, as well as other performers.

Stuart Thomson fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 99
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1905]-1946

The fonds consists of Thomson's negatives depicting people, sporting events, business and industry, buildings, scenery, transportation and newsworthy events, such as royal visits, disasters and parades, mostly occuring in Vancouver.

Thomson, Stuart

W. Young fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 72
  • Fonds
  • 1950

The fonds consists of Young's colour slides of various scenes in Vancouver, including views of buildings, Stanley Park, the University of British Columbia, as well as scenes of Bowen Island and Victoria.

Young, W.

Art Grice fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 70
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1973

The fonds consists of Grice's photographs of interiors and exteriors of Vancouver buildings, focussing on architectural features of various buildings.

Grice, Art

J.L. Quiney fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 7
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1914, 1930

The fonds consists of Quiney's photographs depicting people, homes, and other scenes in Kitsilano, Coal Harbour, False Creek, Vancouver Island, Bowen Island, Lulu Island and Halifax. Includes views of vessels in Vancouver harbour.

Quiney, J.L.

Pacific Survey Corporation fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 59
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1959

The fonds consists of aerial views taken by Pacific Survey Corporation depicting the downtown core, the waterfront, Granville Island and other locations in the Vancouver area.

Pacific Survey Corporation

G.A. Simons fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 478
  • Fonds
  • 1937-[ca. 1950]

The fonds consists of Simons' photographs of window displays at the Vancouver store of David Spencer Ltd., including theme displays for royalty and the Dionne quintuplets.

Simons, G.A.

Charles J. Piper fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 466
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1907

The fonds consists of photographs by Piper of his father, family homes, the Piper mill buildings, scenery, church exteriors, and Stanley Park, including the trout hatchery at Beaver Lake.

Piper, Charles J.

King Edward High School fonds : 1911-1962

  • CA CVAN CVA 457
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1985]

The fonds consists of matriculation and graduating class photographs of King Edward High School.

King Edward High School (Vancouver, B.C.)

Walter E. Frost fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 447
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1885]-1976, predominant 1919-1976

The fonds consists of Frost's photographs of Vancouver city scenes; steam and diesel locomotives and other railway scenes; and various ships docked at Vancouver.

Frost, Walter E.

Ledingham family fonds : [ca. 1908]-1967

  • CA CVAN CVA 436
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1983]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Ledingham family depicting family events and construction activities, including equipment and scenes of highway construction.

Ledingham (family)

Robert Cuthbert fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 404
  • Fonds
  • 1945, 1967, 1984

The fonds consists of Cuthbert's photographs of streets and buildings in Vancouver's downtown core and a group photograph of the Southlands Riding Club.

Cuthbert, Robert

Gibsons Limited fonds : 1910-1921

  • CA CVAN CVA 393
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1983]

The fonds consists of photographs of Gibsons Limited, depicting company offices and sales rooms, construction of company facilities on Granville Island, interior scenes of production plants, and detailled views of wire braiding machines.

Gibsons Limited

Imperial Oil Company fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 389
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1924

The fonds consists of photographs of the Imperial Oil Company depicting construction activities, storage facilities, gas stations in Vancouver and substations throughout British Columbia.

Imperial Oil Company

Audrey Gordon fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 376
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1938

The fonds consists of Gordon's photographs depicting the Pier D fire, the construction of the Lions Gate Bridge, the Pacific National Exhibition, and various Vancouver scenes.

Gordon, Audrey

Edmond James Parsons fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 359
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1914]

The fonds consists of Parsons' photographs of office buildings and hotels in Vancouver, as well as agricultural scenes in the Fraser Valley.

Parsons, Edmond James

Henry A. Tabbers fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 344
  • Fonds
  • 1970

The fonds consists of Tabber's photographs of scenic views of costal mountains and inlets.

Tabbers, Henry A.

Timms family fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 330
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1907]-1909

The fonds consists of photographs of the Timms family, including photographs of family members, Cedar Cottage, Robson Memorial Church and various street scenes.

Timms (family)

Maraquita Walters fonds : 1918

  • CA CVAN CVA 33
  • Fonds
  • [Copied ca. 1973]

The fonds consists of photographs of interior and exterior views of the Walter C. Nichol home, designed by Samuel Maclure and built in Shaughnessy Heights, Vancouver.

Walters, Maraquita

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

A.E. Hill fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 301
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912]-1935

The fonds consists of Hill's photographs of the Vancouver waterfront and local scenery.

Hill, A.E.

Karl Haspel fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 300
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1938

The fonds consists of Haspel's photographs of Vancouver and the surrounding area, Coal Harbour, parades, Lion's Gate Bridge, Victoria, Powell River, Mount Baker and California.

Haspel, Karl

George Thompson fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 298
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1942-1945]

The fonds consists of Thompson's photographs of various military parades held in Vancouver during the Second World War.

Thompson, George

William Edgar Knowles Middleton fonds

  • CA CVAN CVA 293
  • Fonds
  • 1957, 1971-1976

The fonds consists of Middleton's photographs depicting Stanley Park, downtown Vancouver, the West End, Gastown, beaches, buildings, docks, bridges and monuments.

Middleton, W.E. Knowles (William Edgar Knowles), 1902-

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