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CA CCOQ C5 · Collection · 1870 - 2018

The Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection consists of the records collected and maintained by the Riverview Hospital Historical Society (RHHS). Through their museum and library, the RHHS acquired and stewarded records documenting the history of Riverview Hospital, the British Columbia School of Psychiatric Nursing, and the history of psychiatric care in British Columbia.

The collection consists of a range of documentary forms, including: reports, theses, newspaper clippings, newsletters, publications, correspondence, manuals, plans and drawings, directories, inventories, procedures, programmes, annuals, invitations, motion pictures, personal narratives, staff lists, minutes, study notes, scrapbooks, ephemera, and photographs depicting aspects of social and administrative life at the hospital and school.

The collection is arranged into ten series that reflect original collections maintained by the RHHS, and are organized by media type or content. See the Arrangement note below for more information.

British Columbia. School of Psychiatric Nursing
CA RMDC MS 38 A2017.003 · Collection · 1897-1985

Ranging from 1896-1995, the Rossland School Board Collection consists of

  1. Minutes
  2. Correspondence
  3. Financial Records
  4. Legal Records
  5. Reports
  6. Resumes
  7. Report Cards and Examinations
  8. Lists
  9. Scrapbooks
  10. Ephemera
  11. Maps
  12. Specifications
  13. Clippings
  14. Photographs
Rossland School Board
Rossland Club Collection
CA RMDC MS 3 A2022.000.011 · Collection · [1898-1969]

Ranging from 1898 to 1961, collection includes:

  1. constitution
  2. history
  3. minutes
  4. correspondence
  5. financial records
  6. legal records
  7. reports
  8. personnel
  9. lists
  10. register of guests
  11. liquor licences
  12. ephemera
  13. photographs
Rossland Club
CA RMDC MS 75 A2022.000.004 · Collection · 1947-1951

Ranging from 1900 to 1917, the Rossland Winter Carnival Collection consists of
1) history
2) meeting minutes
3) correspondence
4) financial records
5) programmes
6) postcards/photographs
7) ephemera

Rossland Sno Sho Committee
Irene McMillan collection
CA CCOQ C19 · Collection · 1910-1912

The collection consists of two original photographs of the Coquitlam Football Club from 1910-1912. The collection also includes one copy print of the first photograph (C19.001) with typed annotations and two b&w copy prints of the second image (C19.002). The photographs include the names of the players as well as the names of the various trophies that appear in the photographs.

CA CCOQ C1 · Collection · 1926-1976

The collection consists of records relating to School District No. 43 and schools in Coquitlam. The records include formal class portraits, staff portraits, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, school publications and newspapers, school annuals, and an assortment of crests.

School District No. 43
CA RMDC MS 49 A2001.296 · Collection · 1936-[1976?]

Ranging from 1932 to 1956, collection includes:

  1. constitution
  2. history
  3. minutes
  4. correspondence
  5. financial records
  6. legal records
  7. reports
  8. publications
  9. ephemera
  10. photographs
  11. clippings
Rossland Cooperative Transportation Society
May Queen collection
CA CCOQ C2 · Collection · 1940-1971

The collection consists of portraits taken of the May Queens and attendants from 1940 to 1962, as well as the Roll Book which provides the name of each girl in the photographs, including the list of names for the 1971 May Day celebrations for the British Columbia centennial.

Anthony Scott fonds
Fonds · 1942-2013

The fonds consists of correspondence, publication manuscripts and offprints, lecture, course notes and research files. The records offer extensive evidence of Scott's activities of teaching, research, publications and involvement with various government economic commissions. Also included are photographs (most of which are included in two scrapbooks), and a CD containing digital versions of much of Scott's written work since 1980.

Scott, Anthony, 1923-
Klara Forrai fonds
CA VHEC RA048 · Fonds · 1945–1946

Fonds is made up of seven photographs taken by an unknown photographer at Bergen-Belsen in 1945 and 1946, kept by Hungarian Jewish Holocaust survivor Klara Forrai. Photographs depict camp exteriors, activities undertaken by Forrai and other surviving internees to remember those buried in mass graves at Bergen-Belsen and a demonstration held by internees advocating immigration to Palestine.

Forrai, Klara
Don Cunnings fonds
CA CCOQ F12 · Fonds · 1948 - 2011

The fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Don Cunnings, documenting his involvement in sport and recreation in Coquitlam. The archivist arranged the fonds into two series. One series documents the activities of Cunnings during his tenure at the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department. The second series consists of personal and professional records accumulated by Cunnings, documenting his various professional positions for reference and posterity.

The records include photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, correspondence, recorded documentaries, two scrapbooks, and assorted textual records and ephemera.

Cunnings, Don
Linda Price collection
CA CCOQ C15 · Collection · 09-Jun-48

The collection consists of three photographs of the 1948 flood at Fraser Mills.

Price (family)
CA CCOQ C11 · Collection · [between 1959 and 196?]

The collection consists of three panoramic photographs. One photograph shows the congregation of Our Lady of Fatima (Notre Dame de Fatima) gathered around the travelling statue of Our Lady of the Cape (Notre Dame du Cap) in 1950. The second photograph shows the congregation of Our Lady of Fatima posed in front of the Church after its construction in 1959. This photograph is assumed to have been taken either in the year of construction or sometime in the early 1960s. The third photograph shows the congregation of Our Lady of Lourdes (Notre Dame de Lourdes) gathered in front of the church with the statue of Our Lady of the Cape (Notre Dame du Cap) on December 17th, 1950.

Peregrine Photographics
CA RMDC MS 35 · Fonds · 1960-1962

Fonds consists of records of the Rossland-Trail Olympic Promotions Committee from 1960-1962. Fronds include constitution and bylaws, minutes, correspondence, questionnaire, financial records, reports, certificates, ephemera, maps, photographs, and clippings.

Rossland-Trail Olympic Committee
CA CCOQ F38 · Fonds · 1964-2019

The fonds consists of the administrative and operational records of the Canadian Federation of University Women - Coquitlam. Record types include: constitution & bylaws, meeting minutes, newsletters, reports, correspondence, financial records, photographs, and ephemera.

Canadian Federation of University Women - Coquitlam
Joan Imai fonds
Fonds · 1969-1979

Fonds consists of a single series: Photographs (1969-1979). Records relate to the activities of the Vancouver Japanese United Church English-Speaking Congregation.

Imai, Joan
Enterprise Newspaper fonds
CA CCOQ F6 · Fonds · 1979-1981

The fonds consists of black and white photographs, some black and white negatives, and the occasional colour photograph taken by photographers working for the Enterprise Newspaper. Notations on the backs of the photographs indicate that they were used to plan the publication of the newspaper, and some have cropping written directly on the photograph. Most of the photographs depict residents of Coquitlam.

Enterprise Newspaper
Dorothy Yamamoto fonds
Fonds · 1979-1991

Fonds consists of a single series: Photographs (1979-1991). Records relate to the activities of the Vancouver Japanese United Church English-Speaking Congregation.

Yamamoto, Dorothy
Herald Newspaper fonds
CA CCOQ F7 · Fonds · 1981-1983

The fonds consists of b&w negatives and contact sheets of photographs taken by the Herald Newspaper in the early 1980s.

The Herald (newspaper)
CA CCOQ F5 · Fonds · 1989-1998

The fonds consists of photographs taken as part of real estate appraisals in Coquitlam.

Grover, Elliott & Co. Ltd.
Paul vanPeenen fonds
CA CCOQ F14 · Fonds · 1991-2001

The fonds consists of approx. 100,000 photographs (b&w and colour negatives) and contact sheets taken by photographer Paul VanPeenen between August 1991 and December 2001 for the Coquitlam NOW.

vanPeenen, Paul
CA CCOQ F44 · Fonds · 1997-2006

The fonds consists of the operational records of the Burquitlam Community Association, including minutes, agendas, correspondence, and documents related to programs, projects, and committees. The fonds also includes photographs of the Burquitlam neighbourhood and a Burquitlam Community Association meeting from 2004.

Burquitlam Community Association
Alain Boire collection
CA CCOQ C10 · Collection · 2000 - 2016

The collection consists largely of research materials and notes created in the preparation of Boire's book "With Hearts and Minds" published in 2016. The remainder of the collection consists of materials collected by Boire from Caisse Populaire Maillardville Credit Union, as well as accumulated material pertaining to Boire's involvement in several community initiatives, such as the Maillardville Residents' Association, Maillardville revitalization and planning, and Place Maillardville.

Materials include correspondence, photographs, administrative records, interviews, reports, handwritten notes, clippings, advertising and professional materials, newsletters, research materials, prints, postcards, ephemera, a map, embossing seals, a lid from a glass milk bottle, and other documents. The collection also includes a manuscript copy of "With Hearts and Minds."

Boire, Alain Joseph
CA CCOQ C14 · Collection · ca. 1990s

The collection consists of photographs taken in the 1990s of the Tri Branch Co-Operative at 2860 Packard Avenue. The photographs depict the exterior of the building, residents in the common areas, and holiday celebrations.