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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

Austin Phillips interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Strathcona neighbourhood : Hogan's Alley PERIOD COVERED: 1933-1960 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-06-23 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Austin Phillips on Hogan's Alley in the 1930s: prices of food and drink; Buddy White; Lungo, the King; Scat Inn; the Bengara hotel; Park Lane; musicians in bootleg joints; upper class patrons; a killing in Hogan's Alley; bumming in the Alley; dislike of informers; a robbery in the Alley; gambling; the two Macaroni Joes. TRACK 2: Attitude of police and mayors Taylor and McGeer to activities in the Alley. Joe Celone. Mrs. Pryor and her chicken inn. Mama Alexander and her piano player. His own work as a musician. Appearance of Hogan's Alley. Prostitutes. How Phillips was robbed and took revenge. Mrs. Pryor and "Maggie". Phillips sings 2 blues songs. (End of interview)

Autobiographical accounts and other material

The series consists of "Down Memory Lane" and "The Experiences of a Little Girl" autobiographical accounts by E.M. Leonard (Mrs. E.M. Fulmer) describing her early childhood in Salmon Arm, nurses' training at the Queen Victoria Hospital in Revelstoke and work at Shaughnessy Hospital in Vancouver. It also includes "The Story of John F. Leonard" by M. Fulmer, an account of her brother's life, a composer of operettas for Vancouver schools. Letters patent and items advertising E.M. Leonard's Peristaltic Therapeutic Apparatus.

Bank of Montreal

The item is a b&w photograph of the Bank of Montreal in Vancouver at the Northeast corner of Dunsmuir and Granville.

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)

Barney's gang : [Firehall and raven story]

Children's program. Boys are given a tour of Vancouver Fire Department fire hall and shown facilities, fire trucks and fire fighting equipment; Indian story about a raven, adapted by Joan Pearce and illustrated by Ruth Nickell.

Barney's gang : [Navy and balloon]

Children's program. Four boys visit HMCS "Fraser", where an officer explains aspects of the ship's bridge, armaments, galley and wheelhouse. Barney Potts shows fireman's hat and horn. Boy's are introduced to balloon flight at the Pacific National Exhibition.

[B.C. generic (2x30) / B.C. premier (1x30)]

Television commercials. Expo '86 promotional spots on the "invite the world" theme. First two include aerial views of B.C. natural scenery, of Vancouver, fireworks, graphics. Third promotional spot includes aerials of B.C. scenery and Vancouver, plus welcoming speech by Premier W. R. Bennett.

B.C. Hilliam interview

CALL NUMBER: T1335:0001
RECORDED: [England], 1964-03-17
SUMMARY: TRACK 1: B.C. Hilliam emigrated to Canada in 1911. He recalls his early years in Canada, including playing the piano for a cinema in Fernie; his arrival in North Vancouver; his position as news editor at the North Vancouver Express newspaper; and impressions of George Morden and civic politicians. TRACK 2: B.C. Hilliam continues with his recollections about living and working in North Vancouver; newspaper personalities; Noel Robinson; and the visit of the Duke of Connaught. He reminisces about his involvement with local amateur productions; "The Queries"; topical revues including; "1963"; "Lottie"; "On the Capilano Road"; "Belle of Burrard" and "Here's a Ho, Vancouver". He recalls teaching voice and piano; composing; and the start of a touring troupe he called "The Canadian Follies".

CALL NUMBER: T1335:0002
RECORDED: [England], 1964-03-17
SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Hilliam continues with recollections about performers in his touring troupe; composing for a set of poems by Pauline Johnson; "Here's a Ho, Vancouver" and "Autumn's Orchestra". He talks about his wife and family; life in North Vancouver; World War I; comrades; the Sixth Field Company; the company song "We are Canadian Engineers..."; memories of his career; "Flotsam and Jetsam"; radio; television; music halls; concerts; tours; J. Francis Bursill; local Vancouver characters; early musical shows and compositions and Pauline Johnson. TRACK 2: Mr. Hilliam talks about Francis Bursill ;and his Vancouver pageants; E.V. Young; "Theatre Under the Stars"; and his career.

CALL NUMBER: T1335:0003
RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-03-17
SUMMARY: TRACK 1: B.C. Hilliam begins this tape singing "Lottie"; "The Capilano Road"; "Knocking the K out of Kaiser". He continues with recollections about early theatre in Vancouver; "The Queries"; "We are; the Canadian Engineers"; "Little Lady Icicle"; Pauline Johnson; the production of "The Belle of Burrard"; Lonsdale Theatre performances; musical home evenings; war songs and background information for his songs. TRACK 2: Mr. Hilliam continues by recalling the background of "The Capilano Road"; "The Boulevard"; reminiscences about living in North Vancouver; and his position with the newspaper.

B.C. invites the world

Promotional. Preview of Expo 86, presenting footage of Vancouver, the Expo site, and the Expo Centre celebration. Also includes comments from Premier W.R. Bennett, Jim Pattison, Commissioner Patrick Reid, and visitors. Sound track includes narration with theme song, "Something's Happening Here", sung by Lisa Dalbello.

B.C. Women Liberal Association, Convention Hotel Georgia, April 7, 1953

Item consists of a mount of one group portrait of more than 100 women. Photograph is adhered to corrugated cardboard with an unknown adhesive. "B.C. Women Liberal Association, Convention Hotel Georgia April 7th 1953, Vancouver, B.C." and Sunday's Photos, Vancouver, B.C." are captioned on the photograph. As part of the photograph, a 1.3 cm white border frames the image.

Beautiful British Columbia : 1952 version

The item is a travelogue film print. Shows scenery and attractions of British Columbia, including resorts, sports and historical spots in Victoria and Vancouver, as well as scenes from the Cariboo, the Okanagan Valley, Vancouver Island and the Kootenays.

Beautiful Vancouver

Travelogue. A video souvenir of Vancouver, including sequences on Expo '86, Chinatown, Stanley Park, the Sea Festival, the Japanese Festival, etc. Includes day trips to Victoria, the Cloverdale Rodeo, and other locales in the Lower Mainland.

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