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48th Battalion C.E.F. Association fonds

  • PR-2296
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1980

The fonds consists of the records of the 48th Battalion, C.E.F., Association and includes correspondence, newsletters, programs and financial information from 1936 to 1980. Most of these records were created by the Association's Vancouver branch secretary, Al La Fortune. The fonds also includes a photograph album created by La Fortune between 1915 and 1959 which shows members of the 48th Battalion (3rd Pioneer Battalion) at the Willows training camp in Victoria, going overseas, in England and at Vimy in France. The album also has photographs of the Association getting together for their reunions in Victoria from 1947 to 1959.

48th Battalion C.E.F. Association

A.C. Hirschfeld fonds

  • PR-2204
  • Fonds
  • 1889-[ca. 1910]

The fonds consists of 81 glass negatives and 1 negative taken or copied by A.C. Hirschfeld between 1894 and 1910. The photographs include images of the Golden Gate Midwinter fair in San Francisco in 1894; photographs of Alaska, Atlin and Dawson City as well as interior and exterior shots taken ca. 1910 of the Hirschfeld home in Vancouver. The fonds also includes 10 copy negatives and 10 prints showing the Klondike Gold rush. Some show gold rush people on their way through a unknown pass to the gold fields, some Dawson City and the mines circa 1898. Other pictures show "The Scales," and the horse train.

Hirschfeld, A.C., 1866-1926

Alan Erdman radio broadcast collection

  • PR-1984
  • Collection
  • 1941-1956 [Copied 1987]

The collection consists of radio broadcasts including speeches, news programs, advertising, and dramas.

Erdman, Alan, collector

Alberta Lumber Company fonds

  • PR-1039
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1969

The fonds consists of correspondence files, accounting and financial records, log registers, safety files, accident reports and lumber sales records.

Alberta Lumber Company

Allan Klenman fonds

  • PR-0605
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1961

The fonds consists of correspondence and accounts information, promotional materials, photographs, and ephemera relating to Allan Klenman's career as a salesman in radio. The fonds also includes sound recordings of short radio announcements, advertisements, and opening and closings of radio programs.

Klenman, Allan Abraham, 1920-

Appeal book

  • GR-2847
  • Series
  • 1908

Appeal book: Rex v. S. Garvin.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vancouver)

Appeals calendar

  • GR-1858
  • Series
  • 1900

Appeals calendar, March 1900.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vancouver)

Architectural proposals and consultants reports

  • GR-0386
  • Series
  • 1967-1974

This series consists of architectural proposals and consultants reports on topics connected with the construction of public buildings, urban development, siting, traffic patterns, and design requirements. Reports have been created for the Department of Public Works by various sources, including Arthur Erikson Architects, The Environmental Analysis Group (TEAG), UBC School of Architecture, BCIT, Vancouver City Planning Department, and other various architects and engineers.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Auctioneers records for auction sales

  • GR-2615
  • Series
  • 1906

New Westminster Land District, duplicate auctioneers records for auction sales in 1906, of Crown land at Hastings townsite, District lot 540; North Vancouver, District Lot 2027 in Group 1; and in 1908, a further sale of lands in North Vancouver. Information may include date of sale, name and address of highest bidder and amount bid, deposit, and terms of sale. Also included is a copy of the brochure detailing the forthcoming sale and a summary of receipts for the 1906 sale.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Auctioneers records for auction sales

  • GR-2616
  • Series
  • 1913

New Westminster Land District, auctioneers records for auction sales, in 1913, of Crown land at Hastings townsite, lots 1-138; Kitsilano, District Lot 540 G.1, Lots 1-101; and Point Grey, District Lots 538 and 176 G.1. Information may include date of sale, name and address of highest bidder and amount bid, deposit, and terms of sale. No index is available.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Austin J. Alexander fonds

  • PR-2351
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1939

The fonds consists of four amateur films shot in North Vancouver and Vancouver by Austin J. Alexander and members of the Vancouver Cine 8 Club.

Alexander, Austin John

Bankruptcy record books

  • GR-2105
  • Series
  • 1923-1953

Record books maintained by the Official Receiver for proceedings under the Bankruptcy Act. Bankruptcy case files can be found in GR-2401.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vancouver)

Bruce Flanagan fonds

  • PR-2368
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1987

The fonds consists of 161 35 mm colour slides and four large slides predominantly depicting logging camps and equipment in British Columbia, between 1969-1987. The logging camps and locations captured in the slides are: Port McNeill, Rayonier Logging Camp; Jeune Landing, Port Alice; Denham Bay Logging Camp; and Nimpkish Logging Camp.

There are also slides depicting Vancouver, the construction of BC Place in 1982-1983, and Ladysmith.

Flanagan, Bruce

Certificates of appointment and certificates of dismissal for police constables and peace officers

  • GR-3171
  • Series
  • 1970-1984

Certificates of appointment and certificates of dismissal for police constables and peace officers under the National Harbours Board Act and the Canada Ports Corporation Act registered at the Vancouver Law Courts. The certificates (many of which are photocopies) were originally kept on a Shannon file with no consistent numbering system or pairing of appointments and dismissals.

British Columbia. Vancouver Law Courts

Chambers lists

  • GR-2330
  • Series
  • 1941-1950

Chambers lists.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vancouver)

Chambers lists

  • GR-2314
  • Series
  • 1942-1949

Chambers lists for various presiding judges.

British Columbia. County Court (Vancouver)

Chief Justice Hunter minute books

  • GR-1841
  • Series
  • 1912-1929

Minute books of cases heard before Chief Justice Gordon Hunter. Vol. 1: Oct 1912 May 1921; vol. 2: June 1921 - March 1929 (indexed).

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vancouver)

City of Vancouver Archives film and video collection

  • PR-2301
  • Collection
  • 1929-1961

The collection comprises seven moving image items, including four documentaries about Vancouver or British Columbia and three actuality reels depicting Vancouver and area events.

Vancouver, B.C. City Archives

CJOR Radio collection

  • PR-2254
  • Fonds

CJOR was one of Vancouver's premier radio stations from 1926, when it first went on the air, to its last days in 1988. For over a decade it was the Pacific Coast's CBC Dominion Network outlet and originated many music and variety programs to the network. The audio tapes in T4367 were donated by CJOR in January 1989 when the B.C. Archives expressed its interest in preserving examples of CJOR's talk radio format before its conversion to a classic rock station with the call letters CHRX.

CKWX Radio fonds

  • PR-1784
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1969

The fonds consists of radio programming and advertisements of CKWX Radio in Vancouver. Fonds includes recordings of political speeches, documentaries, interviews, news and variety programs.

CKWX (Radio Station : Vancouver, B.C.)

Commission of Inquiry Into the Affairs of Present and Past Boards of School Trustees of the City of Vancouver (1913)

  • GR-0795
  • Series
  • 1913-1914

This series consists of the records of the Commission of Inquiry Into the Affairs of Present and Past Boards of School Trustees of the City of Vancouver, 1913-1914. Commission records consist of Letter Patent appointing the commissioner and a copy of oath, Provincial Secretary's correspondence, exhibits, transcripts of evidence presented at proceedings and the original signed report(s).

The commissioner, Vancouver barrister Henry Osborne Alexander, was appointed to investigate the actions of past and present Boards of School Trustees of the City of Vancouver with regard to purchase and sale of school sites and school property, the purchase of furniture and supplies and generally all matters coming under the Board's jurisdiction. He was to investigate also the personal actions of all Board members, officers and employees, and appointments made by the Board.

British Columbia. Commission of Inquiry Into the Affairs of Present and Past Boards of School Trustees of the City of Vancouver (1913)

Commission on the 1916 By-Election in Vancouver (1917)

  • GR-0811
  • Series
  • 1916-1917

This series consists of records of the Commission on the 1916 By-Election in Vancouver, 1916-1917. Commission records consist of transcripts of evidence presented at proceedings, exhibits and the commissioners original signed report.

British Columbia. Commission on the 1916 By-Election in Vancouver (1917)

Commission on the Labour Dispute at Burns and Company Limited (1937)

  • GR-0912
  • Series
  • 1937

The series consists of the records of the Commission on the Labour Dispute at Burns and Company Limited,1937 under Judge J. Charles McIntosh, which investigated the labour dispute between Burns & Company of Vancouver and its employees. The records consist of correspondence and vouchers, transcripts of the proceedings, submissions, affidavits of discharged employees, exhibits and the final report.

British Columbia. Commission on the Labour Dispute at Burns and Company Limited (1937)

Commission on the Proposed Severance of Shaughnessy Heights from the Municipality of Point Grey (1914)

  • GR-0797
  • Series
  • 1914

This series consists of the records of the Commission on the Proposed Severance of Shaughnessy Heights from the Municipality of Point Grey,1914. The unit consists of evidence presented at hearings as well as the commissioner's report in which he recommended that the proposed legislation be dropped.

British Columbia. Commission on the Proposed Severance of Shaughnessy Heights from the Municipality of Point Grey (1914)

Commission on the Sale by Public Auction, 1909, of Suburban Lands in the New Westminster Land District (1916)

  • GR-0808
  • Series
  • 1916

This series consists of the records of the Commission on the Sale by Public Auction, 1909, of Suburban Lands in the New Westminster Land District, 1916. The commissioner, Vancouver lawyer Robert Wilson Harris, was appointed 28 April 1916 to investigate the sale and all dealings, transfers, payments, etc. of certain suburban lands in Point Grey in district lots 139, 140, 176, 538, 540, 206, 217 and 2027 in the New Westminster land district. Commission records consist of Provincial Secretary's correspondence file, evidence presented at the hearings (reproduced as an appendix to the report) and a signed copy of the commissioner's report.

British Columbia. Commission on the Sale by Public Auction, 1909, of Suburban Lands in the New Westminster Land District (1916)

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1178
  • Series
  • 1890

This series contains a three page letter to the Surveyor General, William S. Gore, regarding a logging road in the Vancouver area. Letter/file number 1322/90. Includes sketch map.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Correspondence and reports from Department of Provincial Secretary

  • GR-1665
  • Series
  • 1887-1953

This series contains miscellaneous correspondence and reports. These records were originally a part of the Provincial Secretary's central registry but, for reasons unknown, became separated from the department's main files. A wide variety of subjects are addressed in these records.

Many of the records in this unit concern investigations carried out under the authority of the Departmental Inquiries Act and the Public Inquiries Act. Many relate to conditions in public institutions and activities of government employees. Many inquiries relate to hospitals and schools in the province, including Vernon Mental Hospital, Tranquille Sanatorium, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind and Provincial Mental Hospital at Essondale. Other inquiries and Commissions include bribery of the Liquor Control Board, the Beban Mine disaster, Royal Commission on Dominion Provincial Relations, Inquiry into the death of John Meredith Sweeney and the state and management of the Quartermaster Stores of the Provincial Police Force.

The records also relate to child welfare programs, including the general management of the Provincial Industrial School for Boys and to the Girls' Industrial School, ca. 1930-1945. Additional documents in this collection relate to subjects such as squatters' claims at the Granville Townsite [Vancouver (1887)], to the Fraser River Flood Relief programme (1894), applications for seed, the Victoria Consolidated Hydraulic Mining Co., government perquisites, legislation, estates, and to proposed sites for the University of British Columbia (1910). "Anti-Oriental" petitions and voting returns of the 1924 beer-by-the-glass plebiscite also included.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

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