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Hadassah-WIZO Council of Vancouver fonds

  • CA JHS A.1993.005, A.2008.008, A.1999.006, A.2000.012, A.2000.015, A.2009.006
  • Fonds
  • 1924-2013 ; primarily 1950s - 2000

The fonds consists of Vancouver Hadassah-WIZO records, including chapter meeting minutes and agendas, membership lists, reports, events hosted and/or attended by Vancouver Hadassah-WIZO members, correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, ephemera and a wide variety of scrapbooks and photographs. The fonds has been divided into 17 series including: Publications; Membership lists; Hadassah Blue Binders; Public Affairs; Hadassah Bazaar; Chapters; Administrative records; Conferences; Conventions; Correspondence; Events; Newspaper clippings; Reports; Ephemera; Scrapbooks and photo albums; Photographs; and Artifacts and audio visual.

Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) Vancouver

Nixon family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1946

The fonds consists of seaman's workbook, referring to the ship Venture; C.P. Nixon's notebook; HMCS St. Laurent Captain's night order book (1939-1941) and First Lieutenant's night order book (1940-1942); HMCS Crescent Captain's night order book; appointment notice to E.A.E. Nixon to HMCS Diana (1915); ship's magazines and newsletters; and photographs of HM and HMC ships and sports activities at the Royal Naval College of Canada.

Nixon (family)

Pullen family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1827-1955

The fonds consists of log book of W.J.S. Pullen on the HMS Falcon (1855) and Cyclops (1856-57), with an extract from the Master Attendant and Conservator of the Port [Bombay] to the Commissioner of Salt and Opium (1860). Fonds includes photographs of HM ships, whalers, St.Paul's Church (Esquimalt, B.C.), and fishing boats at Masset, B.C. Fonds also includes an oil painting of W.J.S. Pullen, partial plans for HMS North Star, Porcupine and Termagant, "The Pullen Records" (transcriptions of historical records concerning W.J.S. Pullen and T.C. Pullen in their expeditions to the Arctic) and ephemera, including a typed history of the SS Beaver.

Pullen (family)

Robert N. Thompson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1994

The fonds consists of correspondence, speeches, articles, notes, minutes, photographs, scrapbooks and other records relating to Thompson's personal life, his involvement with various organizations, his military career and work in Ethiopia, his political career as MP and national leader of the Social Credit Party of Canada, and his work as an educator.

Thompson, Robert N.

Lifton family fonds

  • CA MMB L981.53.1-30
  • Fonds
  • 1856-1923

The fonds consists of papers including W.H. Lifton and G.H. Lifton's Certificates of Service; memorial record of G.H. Lifton, pamphlets and reference material relating to the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve and the Royal Canadian Navy. Fonds includes photographs of activities in the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve.

Lifton (family)

Peter Day fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1963-1998

The Peter Day fonds consists of over 2000 items, monographs, limited edition books and artists' books, drawings, posters, prints, cards, boxes, wrappers, video tape recordings, and various small sculptures. The fonds contains the following series: The Peter Day collection of Concrete Poetry, correspondence, and photographs.

Day, Peter

James W. Walker fonds

  • CA MMB L17
  • Fonds
  • 1813-1815

The fonds consists of letters and orders (inbound) to J. Walker in Montreal from Mr. Laws, Storekeeper, Naval Yard, Kingston, Ontario and Mr. Kyles, Quebec City.

Walker, James W.

William Richards fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1946

The fonds consists of World War I paybook, correspondence, and certificates relating to seaman's service, wartime circulars from the Canadian Militia and King George, and certificate for use of the Western Fuel Corporation Employees X-ray machine, 1917.

Richards, William, b. 1886

Canadian Histadrut, Henry Avery fonds

  • CA JHS A.1998.002
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1980

The fonds consists of records generated by Henry Avery in the course of his work as a volunteer director of Histadrut, and consist primarily of fund-raising material and contributors lists.

Avery, Henry

Yvonne De St. Dizier fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 99
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1894

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of poems, mostly in French and dedicated to her father (1893), and a hardcover book of poems in French and English (1894), both composed by Yvonne De St. Dizier at age 17 while at the Mont Ste. Marie Convent in Montreal, Que.

De St. Dizier, Yvonne

William Carl Tyack collection

  • Fonds
  • [1935-1961]

Collection consists of textual and graphic materials related to the life and work of W. Carl Tyack, a member of the RCMP who supplied the St. Roch. The album depicts Tyack's personal and professional life. Accession also contains Tyack's obituary and 6 photos taken of the St. Roch by a member of the expedition from Weyburn, SK and may have been processed by Tyack.

Sir Charles Paget fonds

  • CA MMB L366a-e
  • Fonds
  • 1819-1838

The fonds consists of the commissioning papers (1819-1838) of Charles Paget.

Paget, Charles, Sir

Canadian Evangelical Theological Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1989-2003

The fonds consists of records that document the founding, activities, and functions of the Association, including correspondence, minutes, newsletters, financial reports, lists of members, copies of the constitution (1990 and revised June 10, 1993) and two copies of "Some thoughts on the raison d'etre and aims of our theological society," by Doug Harink, October 1989.

Canadian Evangelical Theological Association

John Edwards Gilders fonds

  • CA MMB L979.47.1-10
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1924

The fonds consists of Gilders' Certificate of Service for the Royal Marines (1898-1905); registration, discharge and death papers; newsclippings and articles (one written by Gilders); and, postcard photographs of Gilders and his wife.

Gilders, John Edwards

William J. Bowie fonds

  • CA MMB L4285
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1945

The fonds consists of record of HMCS Arnprior convoy voyage, Bangor to St. Johns (1944-1945) during World War II and photographs including a German submarine surrender, Christmas on the Arnprior, the Kenora crew and individual crew members.

Bowie, William J.

C.W. King fonds

  • CA MMB L2792
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1885

The fonds consists of a ledger of the state of ammunition for the years 1884 and 1885, with no locality given. The vessels Rover of the Seas, Satellite, Swiftsure, and Mutine are mentioned frequently.

King, C.W.

Associated Canadian Theological Schools fonds

  • CA TWU F 70
  • Fonds
  • 1988-2002

The fonds is incomplete, and consists of a limited selection of records documenting the activities and functions of ACTS.

Associated Canadian Theological Schools

Frederick Williams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1918

The fonds consists of a diary recording movement, general conditions, and military activity of the Second Canadian Siege Battery during World War I.

Williams, Frederick

Roy Kiyooka fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1969-1993

Fonds consists of material created and accumulated by Roy Kiyooka over his artistic career, and includes photographs, prints, publications, artworks given to him by friends, cards and posters. The photographic material shot by Kiyooka covers a span of over three decades and is predominantly source material and personal photographs. None of the material in the fonds was used or should be considered as finished artworks, although similar images were incorporated into Kiyooka's artwork. The photographic materials are in a wide variety of photographic media and dimensions, including colour and black and white prints of various sizes, 35mm negative strips, contact sheets, slides, transparencies and other formats. The fonds also includes a small number of prints (possibly lithographs, and 1 etching) and photographs that appear to be gifts from friends and acquaintances. Also included are catalogues and other publications that are by or about Kiyooka, and exhibition catalogues relating to Vancouver and BC artists. The fonds is divided into the following categories: photographic material shot by Kiyooka, other work by Kiyooka, publications by or about Kiyooka, other catalogues, artworks other artists, and posters/prints.

Kiyooka, Roy

Phyllis L. Bayley fonds

  • CA MMB 988.98.1-18
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1966

The fonds consists of recruiting brochures, training manuals, newsclippings, certificates, and photographs of Phyllis Bayley relating to her naval career and the recruiting, training and organization of the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service. Fonds includes photographs including group and individual portraits of WRCNS and their activities.

Bayley, Phyllis L.

Mananobu Kawahira fonds

  • CA JCN 94/82
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1954

Fonds consists of 11 series relating to Masanobu Kawahira's incarceration in the Angler, Ontario prisoner of war camp. Materials include notes, notebooks, correspondence, manuscripts, stationery, postcards, a map, a photograph, a pencil and a handcrafted medal.

Kawahira, Masanobu

Quong Jan Yip fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912, [ca. 1942], 1966

The fonds consists of a Chinese immigration certificate (1912), a certificate of Canadian Citizenship (1966), and a ration card (ca. 1942).

Quong, Jan Yip, b. 1891

Wright family fonds

  • CA NCAI 1998 007 A
  • Fonds
  • 1838?-1900

The fonds consists of correspondence inwards (1859-1900), Wesleyan-Methodist church class books and family photographs. Early correspondence relates to family matters. Later correspondence is addressed primarily to W.R. Wright relating to his career in local politics. Fonds includes church "class books" (1838?-1846), listing many members of the Thomas Wright family. Fonds is arranged in three series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Church class books; 3) Family photographs.

Wright (family)