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Robert Smithson collection

  • Collection
  • 1951-1977, 2001-2007

The material in the Robert Smithson Collection consists of items collected by the late Vancouver writer and filmmaker Dennis Wheeler. All the material is related to Wheeler’s association with the noted American artist Robert Smithson. Materials in the collection include: articles, correspondence, journals, magazines, catalogues, newspaper clippings, photographs, posters, notes, slides, and negatives.

Smithson, Robert

Alberni District Canadian Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1963

The fonds consists of constitution, account book (1952-1963), financial statements, newsletters, and pamphlets of the Alberni District Canadian Club.

Alberni District Canadian Club

Andreas Schroeder fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1960-1991

The fonds consists of Schroeder's literary manuscripts, radio plays, filmscripts, manuscripts by others, personal correspondence, financial records, and printed material which chronicle his development and contributions as a writer, journalist, broadcaster, editor, translator, and literary/cultural activist. Included among the subjects documented in the papers are: Schroeder's published and unpublished fiction and nonfiction works, including short prose, novellas, poems, translations, a prison memoir, literary columns, and feature articles; production of documentaries for the CBC radio show "Ideas"; publication of the literary magazine of translation "Contemporary Literature in Translation"; the author's nine-month prison sojurn; the founding of the League of Canadian Poets and the Writers' Union of Canada; and, the establishment of the Public Lending Rights Commission of Canada.

Schroeder, Andreas, 1946-

Arthur Hyde Chambers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892, 1895, 1901

Fonds consists of four diplomas awarded to A.H. Chambers by the Wellington District Horticultural, Agricultural and Industrial Society at their first annual exhibition (1895). Also includes a contract for work on St. Luke's Church in Northfield (1892) and a letter of reference from Reverend C.E. Cooper, Rector of the Anglican Church (1901).

Chambers, Arthur Hyde

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.

Bailey Brothers Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1888-1900]

The fonds consists of photographs of scenes, streets, and group portraits in Vancouver, B.C., of Bailey Brothers Company and the firm of Bailey and Neelands.

Bailey Brothers Company

Belli-Bivar family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1966

The fonds, held in two boxes, consists of six series of material relating to personal records of Ethel Marie Louise Belli-Bivar, personal records of Captain R.B. Belli-Bivar, personal records of Roderic Gordon Belli-Bivar, personal records of Patricia Belli-Bivar, miscellaneous ephemera, and Ethel Belli-Bivar's collection of twenty-three watercolour paintings.

Belli-Bivar (family)

BOO Magazine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1994-1997

Fonds consists of materials accumulated during the editorial process of putting together Boo. Included are letters to the editor, general correspondence, essays, articles, poems, commentaries, edited works, interviews, invoices, logo design, illustrations, photographs, slides, mailing lists, flyers, brochures, grant guidelines, slides, newspaper clippings, and issues no. 1 to no. 10 of the publication itself. Contributors to the magazine, in addition to the editors, include Gerald Creede, Michelle Normoyle, Brice Canyon, Keith Wallace, Andrew Klobucar, Andrea Fatona, Janis Bowley, Melissa Wolsak, billy little, Arni Haraldsson, Judy Radul, Colin Smith, Susan Schupli, George Stanley, Scott Watson, Janet Lakeman, Dodie Bellamy, Peter Culley, Kevin Killian, Robert Ballantyne, Myfanwy MacLeod, Peter James Hudson, Erin OBrien, Keith Higgins, Geoffry Topham, Peter Cummings, Michael Turner, Naomi Foyle, Andrea Anderson, Jeff Deby, Clint Burnham, Bob Perelman, Dorothy Trujillo Lusk, Kevin Davies, Louis Cabri, Wayne Arsenault, Zainub Verjee, Zhao Tie Hai, Hank Bull, Robin Peck, Lucy Hogg, Wayde Compton, Tim Davis, Sharla Sava, Warren Murfitt, Jacqui Nolte, Gerry Gilbert, Patrik Anderson, Shannon Oksanen, Erin Moure, Sianne Ngai, G.B. Jones, David Bromage, Rob Manery, Miles Champion, Neil Wedman, Gerald Creede, Aaron Shurin, Brian MacNevin, Caroline Bergvall, Kathy Slade, Bruce Andrews, Tim Atkins, Glenn Alteen, Mark Klobucar, Stuart Blackley, Christine Corlett, Mair Dumett, Tom Raworth, Damon Crain, Geoffry Farmer, and Brian Jungen.

BOO Magazine

Burton Roy Campbell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940

The fonds consists of 2 manuscripts: "The Kootenay Mail (Revelstoke's Second Newspaper) April 14, 1894 to December 30, 1905" and "Early Days in Revelstoke Band (1896 1904)".

Campbell, Burton Roy

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

Canadian Club of Kamloops fonds

  • CA KMA 84.12
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1984

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, membership lists, financial records, reports, newsletters, speeches and clippings relating to Club activities and sponsored events.

Canadian Club of Kamloops

Canadian Club of New Westminster and the Fraser Valley fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1968-

Fonds contains a variety of textual records and a small number of photographs. The fonds consists of the following series: minutes, financial records, governance records, executive lists, correspondence, subjects files, dinner meeting records, membership lists, speakers files, national and regional records, ephemera, and guest registers.

Canadian Club of New Westminster and the Fraser Valley

Catholic Drama Group fonds

  • CA FFG 989.17
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1960

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of programmes, letters of congratulations, and cards.

Catholic Drama Group (Prince George, B.C.)

Coal Tyee Society fonds

  • CA NCAI 1996 037 A
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1990

Fonds is arranged in six series: 1) Constitution and bylaws; 2) Minutes; 3) Correspondence; 4) Financial Records; 5) Projects; 6) Miscellaneous.

Coal Tyee Society

Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1965-1989

The fonds consists of minutes (1965-1979, 1987-1989), amended constitution and bylaws (1966), correspondence (1965-1971), reports, financial records, records of annual meetings, programs, newsletters, and reference material.

Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley

D. Bodnar fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1975

The fonds consists of reference files created by D. Bodnar in the course of her work on the Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings Project. Files contain information about architects in British Columbia, much of which was derived from the "Dead Files" of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.

Bodnar, D.

Delta Choral Society fonds

  • CA DMA CR-117
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1935

The fonds consists of a complete set of minutes, financial records, and programmes that describe the Society's operations between 1925 and 1935. The fonds also includes programmes for earlier musical groups such as the Glee Club, Male Choir, and Patriotic Choir, and the 1919 minutes for the Glee Club. The fonds includes the incorporation documents drawn up in 1935. Photographs of some of the productions are also part of the fonds. The fonds is arranged in the following series: Minutes of meetings, Legal papers, Financial records, Correspondence, Programmes, Music books, and Photographs.

Delta Choral Society

Delta Heritage Society fonds

  • CA DMA CR-22
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1986

The fonds consists of the following: membership lists, newsletters, incorporation documents such as the constitution, AGM and board meeting minutes, applications for charitable registration status, annual reports, correspondence, presentations to Delta's city council about heritage homes and issues, financial records, receipt book, records relating to Patterson House and the Grauer farmhouse (purchased from the Bierens), notes and ephemera. Includes sample constitutions from other organizations such as the Delta Community Arts Council and the Heritage Preservation Society of New Westminster, as well as Heritage Trust brochures, newsclippings, minutes from the Heritage Canada Foundation, information materials such as a guide to restoring brick masonry, etc. Photographs consist of heritage buildings and homes in Delta such as Chung Chuck's home and office, the Delta Museum and Archives, etc.

Delta Heritage Society

Delta Symphony Society fonds

  • CA DMA CR-27
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1984

The fonds consists of one series of scrapbooks comprised of correspondence, newspaper clippings, promotional materials, album covers, press releases, pamphlets and photographs. The scrapbooks are organized chronologically, documenting the annual activities and achievements of the Delta Youth Orchestra.

Delta Symphony Society

Devlin, Beck family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892, 1921-1985

Fonds consists predominantly of the historical writings of Rhoda Beck and also includes a notebook that belonged to Samuel Drake and a notebook and scrapbook (related to the Princess Royal Settlers) of historical information compiled by Maria Devlin.

Devlin (family)

Donald E. Waite fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 261
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1977

Fonds consists of records related to the preparation of Donald E. Waites book entitled The Langley Story. Within the fonds there are versions of the manuscript; various essays written by Donald Waite about British Columbian history; photocopies of photographs of persons connected to Langley; a bound copy of the 1937 thesis by John Edgar Gibbard entitled Early History of the Lower Fraser Valley; and research notes which include transcriptions of vital records from parish registers, genealogies for families connected to Langley, and correspondence to and from Donald Waite regarding the research and writing of The Langley Story. Note: within the research notes, there are three bound copies that are indexed by Donald Waite.

Waite, Donald E., 1944-

Edwards Brothers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1900, 1920-1931

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs of early Vancouver (1888-1900) and Victoria as well as portraits and photographs of B.C. towns (1920-1931).

Edwards Brothers

Enderby and District Arts Council fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1990-2007

Fonds consists of records maintained by the Enderby and District Arts Council in the course of its business. Includes the constitution and policy statements, minutes, correspondence, membership records, grant proposals and final reports, financial reports, the correspondence, notes, publicity and financial statements pertaining to all projects and events, reports from affiliated organizations, and reference material. Also includes colour photographs and publicity documenting most events.

Enderby and District Arts Council

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