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CA NVAN fonds 219 · Fonds · 1923-2014

The fonds consists of administrative records and photographic material from the North Vancouver Lawn Bowling Club. The textual records consist of meeting minutes, correspondence and supporting material from 1923 to 2000, generated by the executive committee of the club and at annual general meetings. The fonds also contains a club history in essay form as well as three scrapbooks compiled by members of the executive committee, which contain photographs of all club presidents and the events that took place during their terms. Published materials include a club handbook from 2002-1014 and issues of 'The Toucher' newsletter from 1987 to 2012 and a club history. The fonds is divided into three series. Series one consists of records generated by the executive committee of the club. Materials include meeting minutes, correspondence and financial records. Series two consists of published materials. Series three is a club history scrapbook containing photographic material, newspaper clippings and textual records.

CA NVAN F205 · Fonds · 1907 - 2012

The fonds consists of administrative records of the club, including minutes, reports, correspondence, financial statements, cabin visitor books, summit registers, membership records and others. It also contains many hundreds of photographs, glass plate negatives, films and other moving images, as well as publications of the BCMC, including the B.C. Mountaineer, the BCMC Newsletter, as well as hiking and climbing guides in whose publication the BCMC was involved. It also contains many news cuttings relating to hiking and climbing in British Columbia and activities of club members. These records document many aspects of the club's activities including their involvement in mountaineering, advocacy for land conservation, and natural history. The fonds also contains the records of Mary and David Macaree which they created and accumulated during the course of researching their publications '103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia' and '109 Walks in B.C.'s Lower Mainland'.

British Columbia Mountaineering Club
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
CA CCOQ F12-S01 · Series · 1948 - 2011
Part of Don Cunnings fonds

The series documents the activities that Cunnings was involved with and led during his tenure at the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department and the development of the Department over time.

The series is arranged into thirteen files according to subject, and consists of textual records, photographs, ephemera, and newspaper clippings detailing sports, recreational programs and classes, parks and facility development, and events and initiatives undertaken by the Department, such as BC Summer Games, and Coquitlam Centennial celebrations.

Cunnings, Don
Fonds · 1937-2011

Slips of paper signed by climbers who reached summit. Occasionally mention weather or flowers seen there.
Mt. Allan Brooks is part of the Forbidden Plateau.

Mary and David Macaree
CA NVAN F205-SF1 · Subfonds · 1939-2010 predominant 1970s-1990s
Part of British Columbia Mountaineering Club fonds

Sous-fonds contains records created and accumulated by Mary and David Macaree during the course of their preparation of the two publications '103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia' and '109 Walks in B.C.'s Lower Mainland'. Includes research notes on trails, photographs, maps and sample publications.

Macaree, Mary Watson, 1922-2008
CA CCOQ F12-S02 · Series · 1953 - 2008
Part of Don Cunnings fonds

The series consists of records created and accumulated by Cunnings and reflect his personal and professional interests. These records were accumulated by Cunnings for the purposes of reference and posterity rather than documenting the activities of the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department during his tenure.

The personal records consist of a letter of appointment as well as a selection of documentaries used by Cunnings as reference. His professional records contain photographs, ephemera, and correspondence generated in the course of Cunnings' positions as a gymnastics teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes, the Division Head of Essondale's Crease Clinic Recreation Therapy Department, and as a founding member of Coquitlam Search and Rescue (SAR).

Cunnings, Don
Varsity Outdoor Club fonds
Fonds · 1924 - 2007

The fonds consists of logbooks, trip register, meeting minutes, and photograph albums. The logbooks and trip registers chronicle the general activities of the Varsity Outdoor Club and the activities at their various cabin locations, with comments by many who use the facilities. The files on meeting minutes contain not only minutes, but also sometimes copies of the VOCene, the club’s newsletter, or advertisement and informational material related to the organization’s activities. The photograph albums contain black and white as well as colored prints from several decades of the club's existence.

University of British Columbia. Varsity Outdoor Club
CA WVAN 074 · Collection · 2000-2006

The fonds consists of digital photographs selected and scanned by the Hollyburn Heritage Society. The photographs relate to people, places, and events on Hollyburn Ridge. The images depict Hollyburn Ski Lodge, West Lake Lodge, Hi-View Lodge, First Lake ski jump, West Lake ski jump, Sixth Lake ski jump, private, and ski club cabins on Hollyburn Ridge, Hi Colville's Hollyburn chairlift, the Forks Store, ski competitions, skiers, ski runs, First Lake regatta days, First Lake diving platform, First Lake, Eagle Lake, Third Lake, Fourth Lake, Fifth Lake, Vancouver Ski Club, Hollyburn Pacific Ski Club, Cypress Ski Club, Grouse Mountain, Crown Mountain, Mount Strachan, Black Mountain, Goat Mountain, Cypress Creek, Brothers Creek Canyon, Marr Creek, and the pioneer skiers' reunions.

Coquitlam Skating Club fonds
CA CCOQ F28 · Fonds · 1963-2006

The fonds consists of Board of Directors annual reports from 1998 to 2006 (note that 2002 is missing) as well as one scrapbook containing photographs, programs, and news clippings related to club members taken and collected between 1963 and 1980.

Coquitlam Skating Club
Burquitlam Elementary School
CA CCOQ C1-S2-SS4 · Subseries · 1970 - 2004
Part of School District No. 43 collection

The subseries consists of formal class portraits and staff portraits; photographs of student activities; certificates documenting the awards, appreciation and commendation of the school and the success of its programs; and some photographic slides and textual records about the school's potential closure in 1987.

Burquitlam Elementary School
CA CRMA 2003-2; 2004-6 · Fonds · 1946 - 2001

Fonds include incoming and outgoing correspondence, club scrapbooks, member rosters and attendance records, meeting minutes and copies of the club newsletter Rotary Weekly Bulletin. The records provide a detailed overview of the Club activities during the period 1946 – 2001 and their involvement with a wide range of community events and the development of community infrastructure such as the construction of an outdoor swimming pool, the seawalk and services such as the Cari Infant and Toddler Centre. Club members include a wide range of individuals from the business sector including members from various pioneering families.

Rotary Club of Campbell River
Fonds · 1954- 2000

The fonds consists of records kept by the curling club members. It includes minutes, membership lists, correspondence, financial statements, photographs, a history of the club by Robert T. Rudderham, and ephemera.

Prince Rupert Curling Club
Red Mountain Ski Club fonds
CA RMDC MS 23 · Fonds · 1933-1999

Fonds consists of textual records of the Red Mountain Ski Club from 1933 - 1999. Includes constitution, history, minutes, minutes – executive, minutes AGM, correspondence, financial records, purchase orders, legal records, president’s manual, planning and development, lists, reports, managers report, race reports, proposals, studies, specifications, newsletters, certificates, press releases/notices/memorandums, personnel, job descriptions, programs, clippings, ephemera, maps, notices/file notices.

Red Mountain Ski Club
CA SFU F-80 · Fonds · 1960 - 1995

Fonds consists of records created by the predecessor bodies of Recreational Services and Athletics. Activities and topics documented include the development of departmental policies, and objectives; the maintenance of facilities; departmental and university committees; the intercollegiate athletics program; the recreation program; the operation of athletic and recreational workshops and courses; departmental publications and publicity; and the responsibilities and operations of the Sports Information Office.

The predominant document types that comprise the fonds include correspondence; policy and procedure statements; agendas and minutes; reports; proposals; travel itineraries; schedules; rosters; statistics; news releases; press clippings; programs; newsletters; posters; films; and photographic material.

Recreational Services and Athletics
Hollyburn Ridge collection
CA WVAN 031 · Collection · 1925-1994

The collection consists of material relating to recreational activities at Hollyburn Ridge including ski competitions, ski jumping, the construction and leasing of cabins, and the involvement and organization of local ski clubs and related organizations. These include the Vancouver Ski Club, Westlake and Hollyburn Ski Club, Hollyburn Pacific Ski Club, Canadian Amateur Ski Association, and Hollyburn Ridge Association.

Collection is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Hollyburn Ski Club
Series 2: Hollyburn Ridge Association
Series 3: Vancouver Ski Club
Series 4: Ski competitions
Series 5: Hollyburn Pacific Ski Club
Series 6: Hollyburn Ridge activities
Series 7: Canadian Amateur Ski Association
Series 8: Cabins and lodges on Hollyburn Ridge
Series 9: Hollyburn Ridge photographs

Hollyburn Ridge Association
Fonds · 1975-1994

The fonds consist of pages from a scrapbook relating to the activities and organization of the Norwest Seniors Curling Club in West Vancouver. The scrapbook includes minutes, membership lists, financial statements, correspondence, and laser copies of photographs. There are also five other photographs relating to an awards banquet at Hollyburn Club.

Norwest Seniors Curling Club
Noel Oxenbury fonds
NWMA IH 1994.76 · Fonds · [ca.1920] -1994

The fonds consist of records of Noel Oxenbury including newspaper clippings, photographs, a scrapbook, sporting events programmes, correspondence, certificates, diaries, and miscellaneous records. The fonds contains the following series:

A. 1934 British Empire Games
B. 1936 Olympics
C. 1938 British Empire Games
D. 1960 Olympics
E. Miscellaneous

Oxenbury, Noel
Anna Chree fonds
CA WVAN 042 · Fonds · [1890-1991]

The fonds consists of material relating to the personal life and community involvement of Anna Chree, a long-time West Vancouver resident who was active in many organizations including the West Vancouver Garden Club. The fonds also contains records relating to her husband William Ian Chree who was active in local theatre. The material includes correspondence, documents, booklets, ephemera, calendars, pamphlets, tickets, scrapbook, travel journal, and photographs.

The fonds is arranged according to its original order in the following series:
Series 1: Correspondence
Series 2: Air pollution
Series 3: Autograph books
Series 4: Canadian Folk Society
Series 5: Irish melodies
Series 6: Cards and ribbons
Series 7: North Shore Garden Contest Committee
Series 8: PNE
Series 9: Political materials
Series 10: Social service index
Series 11: Stanley Park
Series 12: Theatre Under the Stars
Series 13: Tickets
Series 14: Travel journal
Series 15: Vancouver Pacific Camera Club
Series 16: West Vancouver Little Theater Guild
Series 17: Women's School for Citizen's Lectures
Series 18: Official Guide Route of Royal Progress
Series 19: Pamphlet
Series 20: Family photographs
Series 21: West Vancouver photographs
Series 22: Social Credit photographs
Series 23: Oversize photographs
Series 24: Potter's Clydesdales
Series 25: Air pollution scrapbook
Series 26: Calendars

Chree, Anna
Alain Lefebvre collection
CA UNBC 1992.16 · Collection · 12 February 1991

Collection contains a signed Spruce Kings hat, a signed game puck and a letter to Al Lefebvre of UNBC.

Jack Bryck fonds
CA BOW MS 5 · Fonds · ca. 1990

The fonds consists of 241 photos, predominantly of Little League baseball teams.

Bryck, Jack
Robert Osborne fonds
Fonds · 1912-1990

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Osborne that relate primarily to his work with the various local, provincial, national and international sports and athletic organizations throughout his career.

Osborne, Robert F.
May Ellingsen fonds
Fonds · 1910-1990

Fonds consists of ten photograph albums compiled and annotated by May Ellingsen. The albums contain both original and reproduced photographs of Cortes Island and nearby islands, including Twin Islands and Hernando Island. They are accompanied by captions and additional textual information such as pre-emption records, reminiscences and newspaper clippings. Most of the photographs date from the early decades of the 20th century, depicting homes and buildings, pioneer families, community activities, schools, wharves, boats, logging and marine activity. Fonds consists of two series: Series 1 (The May Ellingsen Historic Photograph Collection, Vol. 1-9, Accession 2004.002) and Series 2 (The Manson Family Album, Accession 2004.003).

Ellingsen, May
CA BOW MS 27 · Fonds · 1979 - 1987

The fonds consists of records collected and created by the Bowen Island Park and Store Use Society during its eight-year existence. The records include minutes of annual general meetings, correspondence, proposals, and reference materials. Additionally, there are a number of records, photographs, and ephemera from Heritage Day '84.

Bowen Island Park and Store Use Society
Subject files
CA CCOQ F8-S1 · Series · 1965-1983
Part of Columbian Company fonds

The series consists of Columbian Newspaper clippings and B&W photographs arranged by subject. The files were created by Columbian staff members and accessed to provide information about a given person or subject.

Columbian Company