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Dundarave Pharmacy fonds

  • CA WVAN 081
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1939

Fonds consists of records created by the Dundarave Pharmacy including prescriptions and pharmaceutical formulas.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Pharmaceutical formulas
Series 2: Prescriptions

Dundarave Pharmacy

William James Turnbull fonds

  • CA WVAN 068
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1961

The fonds consists of records relating to the personal and professional life of William James Turnbull, owner and operator of the West Vancouver Lumber Company Limited. The material consists of newspaper clippings, legal agreements, correspondence, patent documents, promotional material, photographs, postcards, technical drawings, name tag, and patent number labels.

The fonds is arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Personal life
Series 2: West Vancouver Lumber Company Limited
Series 3: Indoor curling game and company

Turnbull, William James

William Gale fonds

  • CA WVAN 056
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1960

The fonds consists of materials relating to the business activities of William Gale, mortgage broker. The material is contained in one binder and includes mortgage books, correspondence, letters of employment, a map, photographs, an article by William Gale, and several newspaper advertisements relating to residential areas in West Vancouver.

Gale, William

Colville family fonds

  • CA WVAN 051
  • [1946-1951]

The fonds consists of photographs relating to the Colville family business in West Vancouver. The photographs depict army trucks transporting hikers, skiers and supplies up Hollyburn Mountain, including stops at Hi-View Lodge, and Westlake Lodge. There are also photographs of "The Forks," a rest stop and restaurant which was operated by the Colville family.

Colville (family)

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

Caulfeild Property Owners and Ratepayers Association fonds

  • CA WVAN 041
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1928

The fonds consists of minutes of meetings of the Caulfeild Property Owners and Ratepayers Association and correspondence, petitions, and notes regarding issues affecting the Caulfeild area of West Vancouver.

Caulfeild Property Owners and Ratepayers Association

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

Family records

The series consists of records of Jack Burns and the Burns family, including miscellaneous real estate documents, family correspondence, and biographical information.

Hillcrest Summer Resort fonds

  • CA WMA 988.31
  • Fonds
  • 1945-[ca. 1960]

The fonds consists of the expenditure book (1945) and hand-written newsletters (1949-1951) of the resort lodge. Fonds includes photographs of the facilities and people at the resort.

Hillcrest Summer Resort

Myrtle Philip fonds

  • CA WMA 986.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1986

The fonds consists of personal papers of Myrtle Philip, including education documents, journals, diaries, banking records, certificates and passports, legal and property records, and correspondence; photographs depicting the Philip family, people (including guests at Rainbow Lodge), events and scenes of the Whistler area; guest, birthday and recipe books; postcards of the Alta Lake/Whistler area; scrapbooks and reference material. Fonds also includes manuscripts of Alex Philip as well as records relating to his estate. Fonds includes records of Rainbow Lodge including guest registers (1915-1947), cashbook (1928-1952), employee records (1941-1948), and invoices and receipts.

Philip, Myrtle

Dave Murray fonds

  • CA WMA 1995-2;2000-22;2000-23;2000-33;2000-34;2000-35
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1989

The fonds consists of correspondence (1975-1990), personal training and ski results and a variety of certificates and awards received by Dave Murray (1975-1988). Also included are photographs, slides and videocassettes documenting Dave Murray's Ski Camp.

Murray, Dave

Whistler Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • CA WMA 1987-6
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1986

The fonds consists of minutes and correspondence of the Whistler Expo Committee (1984-1986). Also included are press releases and publication relating to Whistler's participation in Expo '86.

Whistler Chamber of Commerce

Croton Studio fonds

  • CA VPL 78547-80223
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950-1979]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting people, places and events in the Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley areas.

Croton Studio

King Studio fonds

  • CA VPL 70189-71265
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1947

The fonds consists of photographs depicting companies, buildings, and industrial sites in Vancouver and area as well as advertising and display photographs. Fonds includes photographs taken by the W.J. Moore Company.

King Studio

Tony Archer fonds

  • CA VPL 60001-72265
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1972

The fonds consists of studio portrait photographs for approximately 900 assignments.

Archer, Tony

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

Van Dyke Studios fonds

  • CA VPL 35877-35942
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1955]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting people, activities, and scenery in Vancouver. Fonds includes portraits taken by the studio.

Van Dyke Studios

James Vanslyk fonds

  • CA VAL 999.98
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1961

The fonds consists of personal and business correspondence relating to Vanslyk's mining and art interests, records of mining claims, army records, reference maps of Valemount and area used by Vanslyk, and Vanslyk's drawings depicting scenes, buildings, industry and prospecting activities in the Canoe River area, the Robson Valley, Valemount and area, and Barkerville and area.

Vanslyk, James

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.)

Andy Bigg fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR351
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1995

The fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence, 1947-1995; Autobiography manuscripts, 1948-1995; Photographs, 1948-1980; Writing, 1940-1996; Subject files; Newspaper subject files; Newspaper reprints; Newspapers, 1958-1978; Scrapbook of B.C. provincial campaign, 1975; Recording of meeting with Andy Bigg and staff of Cowichan Pictorial regarding joining Union, 1973. The Newspapers include: a complete set of the Western Advocate, 1958-1959, and a complete set of front covers of the Cowichan Pictorial, 1966-1978.

Bigg, Andy, 1915-

E.J. Hughes fonds: 1951-1987

  • CA UVICARCH AR345
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 2000

The fonds consists of 696 letters (photocopies only) written by Gallerie Dominion agents (primarily Max Stern) discussing Hughes' artwork. The subjects include plans for paintings and sketching trips, and sales transactions for Hughes' works. The letters document the role of the gallery as sole agent of Hughes' work, and Hughes' artistic development.

Hughes, E.J., 1913-

David Mcrae fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR334
  • Fonds
  • 1781-1800

The fonds consists of promissory notes to David Mcrae (1783-1786); land titles (1781-1782); Account of Antoine Plant, nd; and inventories of goods, property and debts due to the estate of David Mcrae (1800).

Mcrae, David, d. 1800

Frank and Cecilia Sylvester family fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR281
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1854-1950

The fonds consists of 4 series: the Frank Sylvester series, ca. 1862-1908; the Cecelia Davies Sylvester series, ca. 1854-1928; Family ephemera series, 1867-1918, and Photographs, ca. 1870-1950. The Frank Sylvester series includes: cannery contracts, legal invoices, lecture manuscripts, and a diary. The Cecelia Davies Sylvester series includes: an autograph book, and scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs and ephemera. The Family ephemera series includes: biographical information, documents, pamphlets and publications. The Photographs series includes: photographs, negatives, and glass plate negatives.

Sylvester, Frank and Cecilia (family)

Accounting Services fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR132
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1995

The fonds consists of two series: The General Ledger Cumulative Transaction Details series, and the Pension Administration series.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Accounting Services

New Bastion Theatre Company fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR099
  • Fonds
  • 1990-1995

The fonds consists of five series: Board records; Production records and prompt scripts; Administrative records including contracts, royalties, business plan, correspondence, cast files, equity, and agreements with International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees; Fund raising records including projects, individual donors, major donors, casinos, and special events; and Marketing records including sales reports, radio ads, campaigns, marketing samples, study guides, press ads and clippings, Box Office subscriptions and telemarketing files.

New Bastion Theatre Company

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