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archival descriptions
Alexander Begg fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 181 · Fonds · 1887-1923

The fonds consists of miscellaneous personal papers, 1890-1940; correspondence and writings on the Crofter Immigration Scheme, 1887-1904; papers dealing with the writing of his "History of British Columbia," 1893-1904; miscellaneous business papers, including railway speculations and construction, 1896-1903.

Begg, Alexander
Alexander Godfrey fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 169;CVA 162 · Fonds · [ca. 1860]-1928

The fonds consists largely of letters written by Godfrey to his wife and family from Atlin and Dawson, 1899-1900. There is also a copy of his marriage certificate, 1889; a list of signatures supporting Godfrey as alderman in 1891; two school report cards of Eva Godfrey, 1901 and 1907; photographs of Godfrey and his family, including view of St. Paul's Indian Mission church in North Vancouver; newspapers The Atlin Claim, 1899-1909, The Klondike Nugget, 1900, and others, 1891-1909.

Godfrey, Alexander
Alfred D. Long fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 107 · Fonds · 1961

The fonds consists of letters, memoranda and circulars concerning the establishment of the Archives of Aviation.

Long, Alfred D.
Amy Leigh fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1400 · Fonds · 1921, 1938, 1941-1945, [2000 or 2001]

Fonds contains records pertaining to the Women's Ambulance Corps, including photographs, issues of the Corps' newsletter, newsclippings and a WAC broach. Fonds also includes an album of photographs taken on a trail ride to Tweedsmuir Park in 1938, two photographs of Stanley Park (1921), biographical information on Amy Leigh, and other materials.

Leigh, Amy, d. 2001
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 2 · Fonds · 1881-1888

The fonds consists of a letterbook of Granville Lodge No. 29. Most of the correspondence deals with payment of dues and insurance claims involving Lodge 29 and the Grand Recorder in the Lodge at Portland, Oregon.

Ancient Order of United Workmen. Granville Lodge No. 29
Ann Winkelmans fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1020 · Fonds · 1989

Fonds consists of the 160 page typescript biography of Dayde Winkelmans, entitled "Dayde's Dance". The biography contains excerpts from Dayde's diary, which document her experiences while performing on tour in Europe and the U.S. It also documents the Vancouver area dance scene during the 1940s and 1950s when Dayde received her initial training in ballet and other various dance forms during her childhood.

Winkelmans, Ann
Anna Purdie fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 490 · Fonds · 1910-[ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of an academic certificate 1910, inspection reports 1920-1923, and photographs ca. 1920-ca. 1940.

Purdie, Anna Grosvenor
Annie McKinnon fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 608 · Fonds · 1906-1959

The fonds consists of eleven certificates, a letter and photographs covering McKinnon's career in education from High School to extension courses and teaching.

McKinnon, Annie McLeod
A.W. Phair fonds
CA CVAN CVA 10 · Fonds · 1886, 1902

The fonds consists of Phair's photographs of scenery in Lillooet.

Phair, A.W.
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
Harmony Service Club fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 451 · Fonds · 1923-1973

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of clippings, photographs, and correspondence relating to the club's activities, 1923-1973.

Harmony Service Club
Harold Merilees fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 426;CVA 388 · Fonds · 1930-1972

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, photographs, clippings, and pamphlets relating to Merilees public relations work on various projects and relating to Merilees' position in the Provincial Legislature. Photographs depict Merilees' professional activities with the B.C. Electric Railway Company and the Vancouver Board of Trade as well as views pertaining to victory bond drives and the 1958 B.C. centennial celebrations.

Merilees, Harold J., d. 1972
Harry D. Bohart collection
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1442 · Collection · [193-]-1983

The collection consists chiefly of photographs of Crystal and Palm Dairies collected by Harry Bohart. Fonds also includes miscellaneous printed material, including milk delivery schedules.

Harry Patten Archibald fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 256;Add. MSS. 295;CVA 770;CVA 614 · Fonds · 1898-1972

The fonds consists of business files, correspondence, ledgers, receipts, plans, maps, clippings and photographs. Also included are miscellaneous personal papers, correspondence and day books.

Archibald, Harry Patten, 1876-1972
George Moul fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 606 · Fonds · 1937-1978, predominant 1962-1978

The fonds consists of records created and accumulated by George Moul during his work with the Lower Kitsilano Ratepayers' Association, the Kitsilano Ratepayers' Association, the Kitsilano War Memorial Community Centre Association, the Kitsilano Community Forum, and the Kitsilano Planning Committee. The files include committee minutes, correspondence, subject files, publications, membership lists and financial records.

Moul, George
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 368 · Fonds · 1938-1969

The fonds consists of the Chamber's minutes (1952-1969), membership lists and correspondence (1953-1963, 1965, 1969). There are also assorted receipts and clippings.

Grandview Chamber of Commerce
Grassie Jewellers fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 971 · Fonds · 1886-1909

The fonds consists of Grassie's store ledgers for the period 1891-1892 and 1902-1904, as well as photographs of W.H. Grassie and his wife and views of the store.

Grassie Jewellers
Graveley family fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 147 · Fonds · 1883-1941

The fonds includes the undated, typewritten memoirs of Walter E. Graveley (covering the period ca. 1870 to ca. 1901); his real estate price book and business correspondence, 1884-1931; legal records; receipts dating from March 1886 for land bought from the CPR; agreements made with Robert S. Day and Son Ltd. (Insurance) in 1923 and 1931; two scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings, and written materials concerning the Graveley family and yachting; the minute book (1920-1924) of the General Leckie Chapter I.O.D.E. (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire); and a number of family photographs.

Graveley (family)
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 633;CVA 306;CVA 596 · Fonds · 1922-1973

The fonds consists of minutes (1922-1972); constitution, by-laws and annual reports (1922-1971); correspondence (1958-1973); promotional material (1956-1979), which includes newsletters, news releases and promotional brochures; subject files (1959-1976), which deal with various promotional concepts, news releases, sales trips and dealings with other tourist organizations; and reports (1970). Fonds includes promotional photographs of scenery in Vancouver.

Greater Vancouver Visitors and Convention Bureau
H.A. Price collection
CA CVAN Add. Mss. 358;Add. MSS. 806;Add. MSS. 987;CVA 153;CVA 429 · Collection · [ca. 1880]-1993

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, letterbooks, and photographs of the Price family and of records relating to general merchants in Ashcroft, B.C, , including Harvey Bailey and Company, to the planned extension to the Canadian Pacific Railway line, and to Henry J. Cambie.

H. H. Stevens fonds
CA CVAN Add. MSS. 69;CVA 461;CVA 141 · Fonds · 1878-1935

The fonds consists of records arranged to the following subjects: East Indian immigration, 1914, 1916; the Komagata Maru incident, with photographs, 1914, 1916; immigration matters other than East Indian, 1912-1925; an examination of Vancouver's port facilities, 1913-1916; the drug problem in Vancouver, 1922; provincial political organization in B.C., 1922; the Grain Inquiry, 1918, 1924; the Salmon Fisheries Treaty with the U.S.A., 1929. The fonds also includes clippings, scrapbooks, photographs (showing logging by the Aeroplane Spruce Company and various mills on the B.C. coast), and printed material.

Stevens, H.H. (Henry Herbert)
Collection · [ca. 1864]-1981

The collection consists of photographs of families, individuals, street scenes, neighbourhoods, buildings, ceremonial occasions, social events, sports, business and industry, transportation, and military subjects pertaining to Vancouver.

Fonds · 1890-1998, predominant 1953-1990

Fonds consists of a wide variety of records relating to particular development cases (in the Director's files, to 1969 only), to subdivision and strata title conversion proposals (to 1990, microfiche copies only), and to all manner of planning activities, including photo documentation for heritage surveys, aerial survey photograph contracting for planning purposes, etc. (Both the city plans preparation and the zoning functions are best documented within the City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds.) Arranged into the following record series, including those of the Director of Planning: Vancouver (B.C.). City Planning Commission - Minutes and other records, 1952-1971, series 623. Vancouver (B.C.). Planning Department - Aerial survey paper prints and cronaflex positives, 1962-1989, series 135; Aerial survey photographs, 1950-1989, series 136; Data project printouts, 1974-1986, series 500; Departmental slide file photographs, 1960-1980, series 511; Director's Civic Design Panel minutes, 1963-1969, series 650; Director's Lower Mainland Regional Planning Board files, 1953-1969, series 134; Director's general files, 1931-1981, series 648; Downtown and West End building facades inventory photographs, 1974, series 509; Downtown and West End buildings inventory photographs, 1981, series 510; Film collection, ca. 1950-1968, series 627; Gastown (area 32) reconstruction photographs, 1974, series 584; Heritage evaluation forms : deletions from register, 1984-1985, series 641; Heritage inventory 1986 : evaluation forms, 1984-1985, series 640; Heritage inventory 1986 : photograph surveys, 1985-1986, series 639; Heritage inventory photographs, 1964, 1967-1977, series 644; Heritage Planner's demolished sites files, 1890-1996, series 642; Heritage Planner's photographs, 1939-1974, series 585; Maps, plans and drawings, 1925-1989, series 445; Miscellaneous records, 1963-1991, series 138; Photographs, ca. 1900-1991, series 137; Publications in City Publications Collection, 1954-1998, series 583; South Shaughnessy houses - data forms and photographs, 1990-1992, series 536; Strata title conversion files, 1973-1991, series 504; Subdivision files, 1931-1991, series 499.

Vancouver (B.C.). Planning Dept.
Fonds · 1952-1993

Fonds consists of the following record series, relating to the administrative aspects of theatre development, ownership and management, as well as to performances which took place: Vancouver (B.C.). Civic Theatres Department - Booking ledgers, 1962-1982, 1.5 m, series 176; General correspondence, 1955-1984, 1.32 m, series 175; Newsclipping scrapbooks, 1952-1989, 3.2 m, series 177; Publications in City Publications Collection, 1962-1993, 12 cm, series 613.

Vancouver (B.C.). Civic Theatres Dept.