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Zoning maps
CRICH 505 · Series · 1956-1988
Part of City of Richmond fonds

Series consists of maps created by the Planning Department between 1956 and 1987. Maps show zoning classifications by block, range and section, or zoning designations throughout Richmond. Includes originals and updated component information sheets. Most maps indicate plan and lot numbers, and some show lot dimensions. Legends explaining most zoning classification symbols accompany some of the maps

Richmond (B.C.). Planning and Development Department
CRICH 28 · Series · 1931-1988
Part of City of Richmond fonds

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, and maps relating to zoning. A substantial portion of the series consists of zoning - general files for the period 1931 to 1971. Also included are records relating to zoning for particular areas, e.g., Bridgeport area, specific instance files, e.g., Zoning of Brighouse and B.C. Turf property, and zoning related issues, e.g., keeping animals in residential areas. Series also includes files relating to the Board of Variance, rezoning and special use permit applications, and zoning bylaws. Ongoing relations and negotiations between the municipality and other levels of government are documented.

Richmond (B.C.). City Clerk's Office
CRICH 185 · Series · 1958-1994
Part of City of Richmond fonds

Series consists of memoranda, zoning information plans/maps, copies of bylaws, correspondence, and plans relating to the role of the Planning Department in administering zoning bylaw regulations. The records document the establishment of zoning generally, and for specific purposes, e.g., churches, roadside stands and liquor establishments; the establishment and development of zoning bylaws and specific zoning districts and areas, e.g., agricultural, residential, industrial, commercial; and the operations and functions of the Board of Variance.

Richmond (B.C.). Planning and Development Department
NWMA MSS 001-E · Series · 1936 - 1938
Part of New Westminster Council of Women fonds

Series consists of yearbooks created by the New Westminster Local Council of Women. The year books were released annually, and recorded the history of the council, past presidents, current officers, affiliated societies, life members, reports from the president, secretary and standing committees, financial statements, and the minutes of the annual meeting. The year books also contain advertisements from businesses in New Westminster.

CA PMRCA Priv 29.02 · Series · 1960-1989
Part of N. Keith Clifford fonds

Series consists of records relating to Clifford’s academic writings for journals, including original research and book reviews. Series also consists of records relating to lectures and presentations at The University of Chicago Divinity School, The University of British Columbia, and at various academic and church events. Records include lecture notes, copies of articles and reviews, and correspondence.

CA PMRCA 01 · Series · 1953
Part of William Stott fonds

Series consists of a draft of Stott’s semi-fictional account of life in the Cariboo in the early 20th century.

Series · ca. 1967-2006, predominate 1987-2001
Part of Margaret Dragu fonds

Series consists of materials pertaining to Dragu’s work as a writer of poetry, fiction, non-fiction (including personal essays), and chapbooks, as well as some of her drawings. These materials include writing drafts, reviews of her books, copies of pieces written for various publications, press releases and publicity related to her books, and a large number of chapbooks (which feature a mix of creative writing, drawings, and collage). There are also drawings, including comic strips, made by Dragu.

CA SFL MsC 58-9 · Series · 1933-2000
Part of Hilary Brown fonds

The series consists of records related to Brown’s role as a writer, lecturer, and broadcaster. This series includes broadcast scripts, manuscripts, poetry, and published works.

Brown, Hilary
Writing and Exhibitions
CA SVE SD-04 · Series · 1979 - 2014
Part of Sara Diamond fonds

Series consists of records pertaining to writing and exhibitions both produced by and featuring Sara Diamond’s work. Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Diamond’s writing was published extensively in Canada. Major topics include labour history in B.C., media art criticism, the anti-censorship movement, and artist-run centre culture in Canada. Throughout this, she curated screenings and exhibitions and produced exhibition essays.

Series also consists of writings about Diamond’s career, and exhibition catalogues for shows her work appeared in.

The series is divided into two subseries:
Textual and photographic records
Audiovisual materials

Sara Diamond
CA SFL MsC 57-2 · Series · 1918-1988
Part of Harrison Brown fonds

The series consists of Brown’s published and unpublished material, including newspaper articles, journal articles, and manuscripts.

Brown, George Harrison
Works on paper
Series · 1945 - [before 2003]
Part of Herbert Siebner fonds

Series consists of 40 works on paper. The bulk of these are hand coloured prints (some signed and numbered) but rarely include dates. Series includes pen and ink drawings, paintings and notably, a pencil portrait of a soldier created by the artist when he was a prisoner of war in 1945.

Works of other writers
CA SFL MsC 99-3 · Series · [ca. 1957]-2011
Part of George Stanley fonds

Series documents Stanley’s interactions with other writers and their work. Includes copies of other writers’ work sent to Stanley, Stanley’s suggestions, as well as published articles about the writers themselves and their work. Series includes manuscripts, typescripts, posters, pamphlets, and newspaper cuttings.

Stanley, George, 1934-
Work diaries
Series · 1940-1974
Part of John Christopherson fonds

Series consists of diaries written by Mr. Christopherson to record the daily total hours worked by himself and employees of the Boundary Bay plant, the amount of product processed, weather, and work done to manage the oyster beds. The diaries also record Mr. Christopherson's trips to other osyter operations at Comox, Pendrell Sounds, Ladysmith Harbour, among others.

Women's Studies
CA DCA S-008 · Series · January 1972 - May 1982

Series consists of materials pertaining to Women's Studies programs and services at Douglas College. These textual records include documentation charting the history of Women's Studies at the College (also called "Programs for Women" during its early years), as well as materials related to curriculum development, campus and community events, gender in post-secondary contexts, and more. This series contains memoranda, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, financial records, reports, and promotional materials such as flyers and program guides.

The predominant records creators contributing to this series are Lillian Zimmerman and Margaretha Hoek, the first coordinators of Women's Studies programming and services, and the early advisory bodies responsible for overseeing this area.

The scope of the series dates from the early inception of Programs for Women until the early 1980s.

Women’s Studies Advisory Committee
CA SVE SD-01 · Series · 1974 - 1996
Part of Sara Diamond fonds

Series consists of records pertaining to the Women's Labour History Project (WLHP) and videos that Diamond produced as part of this project.

The Women’s Labour History Project, 1978-1995, was a non-profit society founded and led by Sara Diamond which undertook a wide variety of documentation and artistic activities. Focusing on the role of women in labour history in British Columbia from the 1920s forward, the WLHP was committed to uncovering the historical roles women played within labour organizations and working-class communities. Its initial form was an audio oral history project started by Diamond during her undergraduate time at Simon Fraser University in 1978. Initial activities included the creation of an annotated bibliography of resources on women’s labour located in B.C. archive, and expanding the oral history project to include video interviews. Diamond also produced an unpublished manuscript based on this research, titled “Chambermaids and Whistlepunks.”

In the late 1980s, Diamond started producing a series of videos which built off of and re-mixed material from the existing Women’s Labour History Project’s activities. During this period, Diamond was known for her creative and experimental approaches to video, combining traditional documentary treatments, docudrama, and archival images. The WLHP undertook other educational efforts during this time including media installations and the publication of discussion guides to accompany some videos.

The series is divided into two subseries:
Textual and photographic records
Audiovisual materials

Sara Diamond
Women's issues
CA SFL MsC 58-8 · Series · 1938-2003
Part of Hilary Brown fonds

The series consists of records related to Brown’s ardent belief in feminism and gender equality. The bulk of the series is comprised of correspondence that Brown authored as a member of the Voice of Women organization.

Brown, Hilary
CA PMRCA 01 · Series · 1921-1981, predominant 1921-1947
Part of Lily McCargar fonds

Series consists of records relating primarily to McCargar’s liaison with the head office of the Woman’s Missionary Society (WMS) of The United Church of Canada. Also included are records relating to her association with the WMS at the Chinese United Church in Vancouver and other congregations. Documents include correspondence, reports, speaking notes, worship preparation notes, financial records, mailing lists, course outline, order of worship, poetry, and greeting cards from special events.

NWMA B1 · Series · 1910-1913
Part of Alfred W. McLeod Ltd. fonds

Series consists of records that pertain to the Dominion Trust Co.’s role as a trustee and/or executor of wills. Individuals deposited their wills with this company for safe-keeping. Series contains one box of wills.

NWMA E5 · Series · 1907-1964
Part of Alfred W. McLeod Ltd. fonds

Series consists of records that pertain to the Westminster Trust Co.’s function as trustee and/or executor of wills. Individuals deposited their wills with the Company for safe-keeping. These wills were placed in Westminster Trust Co. envelopes and then sealed. Series contains three boxes of wills.

William Dow Ferry material
CA UNBC 2000.8-2000.8.3 · Series · 1920-[1996?]
Part of Ferry family fonds

Series consists of records and photographs relating to Judge William Ferry's life and career. Includes school records from Prince George Public School and the University of British Columbia, military photographs, and records, certificates and photographs relating to his his judicial career.

Ferry, William Dow
Well Baby Clinic
CA MRM 00020-2 · Series · 1953 - 1965
Part of Haney Women's Institute fonds

5 files consisting of child immunization records spanning 12 years (1953-1965).

The Haney Women's Institute established a Well Baby Clinic early on, which provided immunizations and care at no cost to the community, before Public Health assumed responsibility for this activity in 1965.

Haney Women's Institute