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Petitions and consecrations

Series consists of instruments of consecration. Includes petitions and consecrations for Cowichan Cemetery; Nanaimo, St. Paul; North Saanich, Holy Trinity; Quamichan, St. Peter; Saanich Cemetery; Sandwick, St. Andrew; Victoria, Christ Church Cathedral; Victoria, St. James, James Bay; Victoria, St. John the Divine; Victoria, St. Luke, Cedar Hill; Victoria, St. Paul, Esquimalt and naval cemetery.

Records relating to Anglican Chinese Missions

Series consists of correspondence, reports, minutes. Includes correspondence of Bishop and diocesan administrators with the Superintendent of Anglican Chinese Missions in British Columbia who worked for the Provincial Board of Missions to Orientals, reports of the Good Hope Mission in Victoria, and minutes of the Provincial Board. Records are mostly from the 1920's.

Architectural and building records

Series consists of architectural records, correspondence, reports, cemetery records, plans, drawings. Includes architectural plans, drawings, specifications and proposals for projects at Fort Nelson; Fort St. John; Greenville (or Lakalzap); Hazelton; Kincolith (or Gingolx); Kitkatla; Mackenzie; New Masset; Ocean Falls; Old Masset (Haida); St. Andrew's Cathedral, Prince Rupert; Terrace; and proposed foster home at Prince Rupert. Also includes plan of cemetery at Francois Lake. Photocopies in part.

Scripts

This series consists of textual records Lyons used to narrate slide shows, films, and other lectures for the Audubon Society and the CBC television show Klahanie. Lyons also used scripts for other lectures, seminar talks, and speeches. The subject matter typically addresses nature and wildlife conservation and activities, especially in British Columbia, as well as international travel. This series includes drafts, revisions, and final versions of the scripts, as well as the background material and research notes used as sources. This series consists of three subseries: 1) Audubon scripts, 2) Klahanie scripts, and 3) Other scripts.

Photographic materials

This series consists of photographic prints, negatives, and slides that Lyons created throughout his lifetime in his various roles as BC Parks employee, botanist, writer, travel guide, worldwide traveller, and father. Prominent subjects in Lyons' photos include travel, scenery, wildlife, and historic sites in British Columbia. Many photos also depict botanical specimens, undoubtedly used in Lyons' field guides. The largest number photographic images come from Lyons' international travels to India, Asia, Central and South America, and elsewhere. Some of these images were published in Lyons' monographs, newspapers, and magazine articles. This series is arranged by format into two subseries: 1) prints and negatives; and 2) slides.

Audio-visual materials

This series consists of moving images and sound recordings created by Lyons, beginning in his employment with BC Parks and continuing after he left government service. As with Lyons' other material, the subject of the moving images are the BC outdoors and international travel. The sound recordings were accompaniments to Lyons' films and slide shows. They also relate to Lyons' later involvement with B.C. Parks reunions. This series is arranged by format into two subseries: 1) moving images; and 2) sound recordings.

Exhibition records

Series consists of promotional materials, financial records, correspondence, photographs, design files, and other records to do with exhibitions produced and rented by the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre, starting with inaugural exhibit, Anne Frank in the World, 1929-1945, which opened November 7, 1994.

Reports and Minutes

Series consists of annual reports and executive, board, alumnae, and newsletter meeting minutes.

Minutes

Series consists of minutes of National Council of Jewish Women, Vancouver Section meetings and meetings of the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada of which Vancouver members participated. Minutes of national and international meetings are also included in this series, as are minutes from other Canadian branches. Minutes of local Branches and groups include: the Board of Directors, Vancouver Branch; the Executive of the Board of Directors; the Hannah Soloman Branch; the Irene Samuels Branch; Professional Women’s and Technical Branch. Local committee minutes include the Hearing Screening Committee and the Golden Age Committee.

Minutes of local Branches and sections may also be found embedded in other series such as series 12 (Program, project and subject Files) and series 3 (President’s subject files). These groups include: Chana Szenes; Reva Gerstein; Tikvah Branch; Eleanor Roosevelt Branch; Mozah Zemans Branch; Bride’s Group; Evening Group; Afternoon Group.

Photographs and sound recordings

Series consists of photographs and audio cassette tapes collected in preparation for JFSA’s 50th anniversary video and commemorative book.

Vancouver Sun Columns

Series consists of typed medical columns that were authored by Dr. Young and subsequently published in the Vancouver Sun.

Nathan Nemetz scrapbooks and photograph albums

Series contains photocopies of 10 photographs albums and scrapbooks from Nathan Nemetz. The original albums were photocopies and returned to Nathan Nemetz; the location of the originals in now unknown.

Private Seidelman’s war letters and bereavement

This series contains letters written by Private Edward Joseph Seidelman to his family from July 1916 until his death in October 1917. The letters were written when Private Seidelman was stationed in Camp Hughes, Manitoba; Seaford, Sussex, England; and “Somewhere in France”. The series also contains Private Seidelman’s death certificate and letters from the Canadian and British government to his family after his death. Published material includes a published obituary from the “Daily Province”, Vancouver, British Columbia and a Western Universities Battalion newsletter from Camp Hughes, Manitoba, published October 21, 1916.

Marjorie Groberman's public life

This series contains Marjorie's activities with Hadassah Wizo and the recognition she received from the Jewish community and the general community.

Poems

The series consists mainly of poetry that Dr. Morris Levine wrote over the years. Also intermixed with the poetry is some general correspondence, family correspondence, some work records, and a partial draft of a personal memoir (69-B-1, File 7).

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