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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

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.

A.W. Phair fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886, [ca. 1900], [ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting people, streets, and buildings in Lillooet, B.C., and area.

Phair, A.W.

Leonard Frank Photo Studio fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca.1910]-1944

The fonds consists of Leonard Frank's photographs of B.C. depicting industry (including logging), military, railways and scenery and of Vancouver depicting streets, businesses, buildings, ships, and panoramas.

Leonard Frank Photo Studio

Orville J. Rognon fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1917

The fonds consists of glass plate negatives of the military, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and people and scenes of Vancouver and Victoria. Some of the photographs are by V. Vinson.

Rognon, Orville J.

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

E.A. Hegg fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1898-1900], [ca. 1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway (ca. 1898-1900) and of the Copper River and Northwest Railroad (ca. 1920) in Alaska.

Hegg, Eric A.

Ida Madeline Gunterman fonds

  • CA VPL 16762-16773
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1910]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Lardeau area of B.C. including portraits and images depicting scenery and pioneer life.

Gunterman, Ida Madeline

Harry T. Devine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1898

The fonds consists of Devine's photographs depicting early Vancouver, including scenes, buildings, and a portrait of Vancouver's first City Council.

Devine, Harry T.

Vancouver Public Library historical photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1981

The collection consists of photographs depicting scenes and aspects of life in Vancouver and in other locations in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory from ca. 1860. The subjects depicted include forestry, mining, fishing, transportation, shipping, and construction as well as buildings, interiors, landscapes, people and significant events in B.C.'s past.

Peck family fonds

  • CA VPL 13584-13619
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1915

The fonds consists of photographs of the Peck family of Cranbrook, B.C.

Peck (family)

Philip Timms fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1937

The fonds consists of Timms' photographs of Vancouver and other locations in B.C. depicting individuals and families, scenes and panoramas, businesses, buildings, streets, churches, and various modes of transportation.

Timms, Philip Thomas

Phillip Timms photograph collection

  • CA VPL 66583-67850;78294-78435
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1949]

The collection consists of Timms' lantern slides and glass negatives depicting scenes of Vancouver, New Westminster, Bowen Island, Garibaldi, and the Cariboo. Includes photographs of the Timms family and of outings by the Vancouver Natural History Society. Collection also includes slides of previously published material on subjects of personal interest to Timms.

Sweeney Cooperage fonds

  • CA VPL 3526-3543
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1960]

The fonds consists of photographs of the operations of Sweeney Cooperage in Vancouver.

Sweeney Cooperage

Adams and Larkin fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting towns and scenery in Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Fonds also includes photographs of Adams and Company and of E.C. Adams.

Adams and Larkin (Firm)

J.F. Spalding fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1958]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting scenes of the Rocky Mountains, the B.C. Interior, Vancouver, the Fraser Canyon, and ships.

Spalding, J.F.

Harry Bullen and Richard Broadbridge fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1913

The fonds consists of photographs of Vancouver, Stanley Park, Burnaby, New Westminster, and White Rock of Harry Bullen and Richard Broadbridge.

Bullen, Harry, b. 1880

Dominion Photo Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1960

The fonds consists of photographs of businesses, panoramas, streets, people, and events in Vancouver, B.C. Many of the photographs were taken by Percy Bentley.

Dominion Photo Company

F. Gowen Company fonds

  • CA VPL 58950-58959
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1918

The fonds consists of photographs of Vancouver streets and waterfront, as well as of North Vancouver.

F. Gowen Company

Johan Helders fonds

  • CA VPL 54743-54774
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1925]-1937

The fonds consists of Helders' photographs taken in Vancouver, Ottawa, Friendly Cove, Williams Lake, Tofino, and Alert Bay depicting scenes, events, and native Indian life.

Helders, Johan

Stuart Thomson fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1940]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting Vancouver panoramas, streets, sports, harbour, ships, buildings and businesses.

Thomson, Stuart

Pacific Airways Ltd. fonds

  • CA VPL 9468-9486
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920]

The fonds consists of aerial photographs of North Vancouver, B.C.

Pacific Airways

William McFarlane Notman fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1871-1904]

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs depicting ships and scenes of New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria.

Notman, William McFarlane

Henry Whittaker fonds

  • CA VPL 35967-36252
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-1960]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting Vancouver panoramas, Victoria Harbour, animals, children, ferries, farming, and various B.C. towns.

Whittaker, Henry, b. 1886

Alfred Albert Paull fonds

  • CA VPL 1401-1713;1938-1976;8356-8370
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1927

The fonds consists of photographs depicting mining in Anyox and Kimberley, B.C., and of various aspects of logging in B.C.

Paull, Alfred Albert

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