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G.S. Conway fonds

  • CA WVAN 065
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1953, predominant 1937-1938

The fonds consists of material generated and collected by West Vancouver civil engineer Gilbert S. Conway with the majority relating to the design, engineering, and construction of Lions Gate Bridge. The material includes handwritten diaries, booklets, reports, photographs, maps, a personal business card, and Christmas card showing Lions Gate Bridge.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Diaries
Series 3: Engineering
Series 4: Maps and plans
Series 5: Miscellaneous

Conway, G.S.

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

British Pacific Properties fonds

  • CA WVAN 044
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1987

The fonds consists of material relating to the company's development of the British Properties (Capilano Estates), and Park Royal Shopping Centre. The majority of the material is photographs documenting the original construction, expansion, and many activities of Park Royal. The fonds also includes four scrapbooks documenting events and press coverage, with sample advertisements for Park Royal.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Scrapbooks

British Pacific Properties Limited

Rupert Harrison collection

  • CA WVAN 030
  • Collection
  • 1900-1995

The collection consists of photographs, negatives, slides, and other material relating to West Vancouver that was collected by Rupert Harrison in the course of his work as a historian and archivist for the District of West Vancouver.

The collection is arranged into two series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Ephemera

Harrison, Rupert, 1914-2007

Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board fonds

  • CA VPL 50541-52495
  • Fonds
  • 1971

The fonds consists of photographs of houses in Greater Vancouver offered for sale in 1971.

Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board

Ernie Plant fonds

  • CA VPL 33194-33321
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1956

The fonds consists of photographs of operations of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, including general scenes, trackage, rolling stock, and bridges.

Plant, Ernie, d. 1992

Valemount Hotel fonds

  • CA VAL 993.18
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1959

The fonds consists of the guest register for the Valemount Hotel, 1946-1959.

Valemount Hotel (Valemount, B.C.)

Building of Change Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR355
  • Fonds
  • 2000-2002

The fonds consists of project files including correspondence, funding, proposals, newspaper clippings, research papers; journals and notebook; scrapbook entitled "Building of Change: the process exposed"; oral history interview tapes; video recordings. Audio cassettes included records interviews with: Jacquie Ackerly, Sharon Chow, Harrinder Dhillon, Dorothy Livingston, Norrie Preston, and Joan Russo.

Building of Change Project

Department of Biology fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR228
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1963

The fonds consists of: Requirements for a Biological Sciences Building, 1958-1963; and Laboratory marks, 1937-1958.

Victoria College (B.C.). Dept. of Biology

Building Committee fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR227
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1960

The fonds consists of: Minutes (1958-60), Survey and building reports (1957-60), and Correspondence (1959-60).

Victoria College (B.C.). Building Committee

Department of Theatre fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR201
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1987

The fonds includes the following series: Departmental meeting minutes, 1964-69, 1972-82; Planning for Theatre building, 1975-81; Theatre production, 1963-83; Theatre production for Phoenix Summer Theatre, 1972-81, 1986-87; Theatre production for Senior Secondary Summer Theatre Workshop, 1966-82; Theatre production scripts, 1964-89; Theatre production photographs, 1965-83; Theatre production slides, 1963-86.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Dept. of Theatre

Victoria Women's Building Society fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR190
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1985, 1993-1995

The fonds consists of newsletters, announcements and invitations, constitutions, correspondence, reports, research, VWBS history, and minutes.

Victoria Women's Building Society

Department of Biology fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR142
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1990

The fonds consists of the following series: Committees, Programmes, Planning, Open Houses, Land Acquisitions, and Buildings. Also includes plans for the construction of a marine science vessel, which was later named the "John Strickland."

University of Victoria (B.C.). Dept. of Biology

Facilities Management fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR136
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1987

The fonds consists of five series: General office files; Architectural drawings for UVic buildings, arranged alphabetically by name of building; Project files for UVic buildings, arranged alphabetically by name of building; Specifications and contracts for UVic buildings, arranged alphabetically by name of building; and the Gordon Head army camp files.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Facilities Management

Gordon Head Special W/T Station collection : 1942-2001, predominant 1942-1949

  • CA UVICARCH AR118
  • Collection
  • Photocopied in 2001

The collection consists of the following files: Smiths research essay, Big sky, big mystery, 2001; Gordon Head Special W/T Station reunion planning, 2001; Research correspondence, 2001; National Archives copies of Department of National Defense documents, 1942-45; National Archives copy of Notes on the history of the Operational Intelligence Centre in Canada, n.d.; National Archives copies of photographs of Gordon Head Special W/T Station, the D/F Hut, and the Y Station.

Martin Segger fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR114
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1984

The fonds consists of records created and used by Segger in his activities with the B.C. Heritage Trust and Advisory Board, the Heritage Canada Foundation, the City of Victoria Heritage Advisory Committee, the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Committee, and with projects by University of Victoria students in architecture history. Fonds includes summaries of heritage preservation projects, minutes, correspondence, architectural drawings, newsclippings, policy statements, proposals for scholarships and building projects, newsletters, conference material, zoning information, flow charts, membership surveys, and architectural history projects undertaken by Segger's students; records of Segger's books and articles about Samuel Maclure; and, copies of photographs of houses designed by Maclure.

Segger, Martin, 1946-

Trinity Western University photograph collection

  • CA TWU C 01
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2000

The collection consists of over 5000 photographs documenting the history of Trinity Western University; included are images of administrators, faculty, staff, students, campus grounds and buildings, events, guest speakers, and aerial views of the campus.

Ferguson family fonds

  • CA TCA 1995-3
  • Fonds
  • 1994-1995

The fonds consists of correspondence, 1994-1995 between John Ferguson, Jr. and Michele Cherot, Manager of Trail District Chamber of Commerce, re Ferguson family history and restoration of the Castle replica for the 1995 Silver City Days parade. Fonds includes photographs showing the restoration in progress, newsclippings about Ferguson's Castle, and articles and travel literature mentioning the original Glamis Castle in Scotland.

Ferguson (family)

Horticulture Centre of the Pacific fonds

  • CA SMA CA SMA 2010-032
  • Fonds
  • Predominant 1979-1984

Fonds consists of textual records and other material relating to the establishment and development of the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific located at 505 Quayle Road in Saanich and includes concept descriptions; constitution, by-laws and minutes of the society; legal agreements; correspondence; personnel documents; newsletters and brochures; plans and photographs.

Horticulture Centre of the Pacific

Zoltan Kiss fonds

  • CA SFU F-48
  • Fonds
  • [196-] - 1981

Fonds consists of Zoltan Kiss's architectural drawings and plans for the Academic Quadrangle and student residences at Simon Fraser University.

Kiss, Zoltan

W. Randle Iredale fonds

  • CA SFU F-47
  • Fonds
  • 1964 - 1978

Fonds consists of records reflecting W. Randle Iredale's contribution to the architecture of Simon Fraser University. Records reflect the three phases of designing and building the Science Complex. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, news releases, negatives, contact sheets, slides, 8 x 10 photographs, and architectural drawings.

Iredale, W. Randle

Robert F. Harrison fonds

  • CA SFU F-46
  • Fonds
  • [196-] - 1984

Fonds consists of records reflecting Robert F. Harrison's contributions to the architecture of Simon Fraser University. Records reflect the architectural competition to design the university, and include plans, construction records, and building specifications. Also includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, reports, information releases, minutes, change orders, test results, inspection reports, notes, tenders, financial records, specifications, addenda, photographs, and architectural drawings.

Harrison, Robert F.

Ron Baker fonds

  • CA SFU F-34
  • Fonds
  • 1948 - 1997

Fonds consists of records made and received by Ron Baker in his roles as academic planner, and charter faculty member, as well as additional materials relating to SFU's history. Includes personal and professional correspondence, reports, reference materials, a memoir by Baker about the early history of SFU, and other documents.

Baker, Ron

Gordon Shrum fonds

  • CA SFU F-32
  • Fonds
  • 1962 - 1971

The fonds consists of records created, received and collected by Gordon M. Shrum. Records reflect his involvement with Simon Fraser University as Chancellor, his contribution to building the new university and his interest in education and SFU after he retired as Chancellor. Includes correspondence, reports, briefs, memoranda, photographs, architectural drawings, publications, and newspaper clippings.

Shrum, Gordon

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