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Home movies of Erickson family at Osler Avenue home and Qualicum Beach

Item is a film containing footage of the Erickson family in the garden of their 4890 Osler Avenue, Vancouver residence. The film also includes footage of Oscar, Myrtle and Arthur Erickson visiting with the Lee family and other friends at the Lee's Qualicum Beach house. It shows a gathering on a back yard patio, with young children and dogs playing together, and includes the following individuals: Kay Cook, Myrtle and Oscar Erickson, Arthur Erickson, Blackie Lee, Ruth Lee, and Evelyn and Don Auer, among others. Arthur Erickson is shown playing with children and walking with his parents. The film ends with some footage of the Lions Gate Bridge.

Home movies of Erickson family visit at Osler Avenue home and garden party

Item is a film containing home movie footage of two separate events. The first depicts Erickson family members at the family property that once stood at 4890 Osler Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. It includes footage of Arthur Erickson's parents Oscar and Myrtle playing ping pong; Arthur and his brother Don playing with their dog; as well as footage of Arthur's grandmothers Bengte Erickson (nee Anderson) and Sarah Chatterson (nee McKnight), and Oscar's sister Anna Auer in the garden and sitting on a bench.

The second film is of a garden party in Shaughnessy. The attendees include Oscar Erickson (with canes) and Myrtle Erickson.

Home movie of visit to Erickson family home in West Vancouver with children playing

Item is a home movie depicting Erickson family members and friends interacting outside at Don and Eleanor Erickson's Gleneagles home, built by architect Bob Lewis. Several children (Christopher and Geoffrey Erickson, Sally and Don Auer (Erickson cousins), and Tom, Allison, Stephen and Elizabeth Milroy) are running together and playing with a tricycle in the driveway of the house, while Don and Eleanor, John and Barbara Ann Milroy and Erickson cousin Evelyn Auer and her husband Stewart are filmed on the home's patio. One of the adult family members holds a cat. Arthur Erickson appears at the end of this film walking out of the home with his parents Oscar and Myrtle.

Brewery files: Kootenays

Sub-series consists of research materials relating to breweries established in Kootenays in the 19th and early 20th centuries. For record types, see the Scope and content note in the parent series description (F-316-3). The sub-series include vol. 2 of Leo Hryhoruk's Breweries of Rossland, 1895-1918 (file 10).

Brewery files: Interior, Thompson-Okanagan

Sub-series consists of research materials relating to individual breweries established in the Thompson and Okanagan regions of British Columbia in the 19th and early 20th centuries. For record types, see the Scope and content note in the parent series description (F-316-3). The sub-series includes a photocopy of the labour agreement between the Caribou Brewing Company and the Brewery Workers Union, Local 387 (1960; file 12); and a share certificate for the Phoenix Brewing Company (file 11).

Brewery files: Vancouver and Lower Mainland

Sub-series consists of research materials relating to individual breweries established in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland in the 19th and early 20th centuries. For record types, see the Scope and content note in the parent series description (F-316-3).

The sub-series includes copies of articles from The Big Chief Brewerianist magazine; photocopies of correspondence, letterhead, and utilities work orders relating to the Doering and Marstrand brewery (file 7); some original textual records (letterhead, letter) from the Vancouver Breweries Ltd. (file 12); and an original copy of the Brewers and Distillers of Vancouver Ltd. Annual Report of 1948 (file 13).

Brewery files: Nanaimo and North Vancouver Island

Sub-series consists of research materials relating to individual breweries established in Nanaimo and Cumberland in the 19th and early 20th centuries. For record types, see the Scope and content note in the parent series description (F-316-3). The sub-series include photocopies of business records (prospectus, agreements) relating to the Empire Brewery (file 3).

Brewery files: Victoria

Sub-series consists of research materials relating to individual breweries established in Victoria in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

For record types, see Scope and content note in the parent series description (F-316-3). The sub-series include photocopies of business and financial records of the Silver Spring Brewery (files 8-10) and the Victoria-Phoenix Brewing Company (files 14-15); originals for both are held by the BC Archives. File 10 is an original Silver Spring receipt book from 1912.

Erickson family films

Series consists of analogue and digitized motion pictures depicting Arthur Erickson's family and personal life. Motion pictures are filmed at several Erickson familial residences and largely depict family members socializing as well as children and pets playing together.

Memorial pamphlets

Series consists of two pamphlets associated with the Arthur Erickson memorial at Simon Fraser University, which took place on May 20, 2009.

Pacific Tribune Photograph collection

  • MsC-160
  • Collection
  • 1972-1992

The Pacific Socialist Education Association’s Pacific Tribune Photograph Collection comprises over 40,000 35-mm images taken for the weekly Vancouver labour newspaper Pacific Tribune. The images cover a twenty-year period, from 1972 to 1992, one of the most active periods in British Columbia’s labour history.
Included in the collection are images from some of the most tumultuous events involving British Columbia’s labour movements:

  • the province-wide campaign against insurance rate increases introduced by the new Social Credit government in 1976
  • the opposition to federal wage controls that culminated in a one-day national work stoppage in 1976
  • the historic Solidarity movement in 1983
  • labour’s campaign — that also included a one-day work stoppage in 1987 — against government legislation that severely curtailed the right to organize unions and bargain collectively

The collection is also a rich source of images from political and other social movements, including:

  • rallies and campaigns for human rights
  • internationally recognized Vancouver walks for peace during the mid-1980s
  • anti-poverty and housing movements
  • womens' rights
  • First Nations' movements
  • environmental campaigns

Pacific Tribune

Adbusters Media Foundation fonds

  • F-300
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2022

Fonds consists of records created or received by Adbusters Media Foundation through the organization's publishings, advocacy campaigns, legal action, and merchandising. The fonds is a hybrid, containing born-digital materials as well as paper and analogue textual records, graphic materials, audiovisual materials, and artifacts. Records include magazines, books, posters, pamphlets, digital newsletters, digital spoof advertisements, graphic designs, mockups, memes, promotional photographs, marketing plans, operational notes and manuals, financial statements, correspondence, legal records, talking notes, and website captures. Records also include interview transcriptions and copies of newspaper and magazine articles documenting the organization's achievements. Graphic, textile, and ceramic merchandise also make up a notable portion of the fonds.

The fonds has been arranged by the archivist into twelve series:
Administrative records (series 1)
Publications (series 2)
Campaign records (series 3)
• Legal action records (series 4)
Blackspot campaign records (series 5)
Merchandise (series 6)
Talks (series 7)
Events records (series 8)
School projects records (series 9)
Media coverage (series 10)
Audio/video materials (series 11)
Website captures (series 12)

Note that the processing of series 4 (Legal action records) is still in progress, and the description is not yet published.

Adbusters Media Foundation

Rose Malerby fonds

  • MsC-261
  • Fonds
  • 1961-[198?]

Fonds consists of 22 sketchbooks (featuring watercolours, pen and ink drawings, pastel and charcoal sketches, travel diary entries) measuring approximately 8 x 10" to 10.5 x 14". These sketchbooks document Rose Malerby's travels to Prince Rupert via ferry and from there to the Yukon with friends in a Volkswagon bus. Malerby captured landscapes, townscapes, harbour scenes, flora, people, architecture and artifacts, and noted weather conditions, gas costs, where they stopped to eat and places they stayed along the way.

Malerby, Rose

Paul Keenleyside Social Credit collection

  • MsC-252
  • Collection
  • 1950-2005, predominantly 1978-1996

This collection contains records of the British Columbia Social Credit Party, predominantly in relation to the operations of Burnaby-Edmonds constituency. The collection includes records relating to other selected ridings where by-elections took place and party wide records relating to provincial elections. A considerable amount of records relates to the Social Credit Party leadership campaigns, party annual conventions and BC Young Socred organization. The majority of records cover period between 1978 and 1996, but some records reach as far as 1950 and 2005.

The collection contains administrative and day to day operations records such as memos, correspondence, membership list, contact lists, organizational constitution and by-laws, statements, committees’ minutes, and messages. In addition, the collection contains handbooks, manuals, reports and informational booklets intended to instruct candidates and volunteers on campaigning methods and strategies. Many of these records provide insight into shaping and evolving of the policies and electoral platforms of the Social Credit Party. In addition, the collection contains provincial election and party leadership campaign managing records that include candidate profiles and lists, internal correspondence and memos, and external use records intended for the promotion of the Social Credit Party and its candidates. The collection also includes a number of newspaper clippings, party newsletters, articles, posters, photographs, campaign buttons, video and sound recordings of events and promotional material.

The collection is arranged into to eight series: 1. Assembled books; 2. Government publications; 3. General documents; 4. Newspaper clippings and party newsletters; 5. Photographs; 6. Posters; 7. Buttons; 8. Audio and video recordings.

Keenleyside, Paul

Tin Whistle Brewing Company fonds

  • F-322
  • Fonds
  • 1995-2022

The fonds is a hybrid, containing graphic materials, artifacts, textual records, and born digital records created or received by Tin Whistle Brewing Company during the production, distribution, and promotion of their craft beer line. Records include glass bottles, wooden and ceramic beer tap handles, labels, posters, signs, banners, table cards, beer profiles, t-shirts, beer glasses, bottle blueprints, gift certificates, temporary tattoos, business cards, pamphlets, awards, and digital images. Records also include digital copies of newspaper and magazine articles documenting the company's achievements.

The fonds has been arranged by the archivist into six series:
Beer bottles and growlers (series 1)
Beer tap handles (series 2)
Promotional materials and merchandise (series 3)
Awards (series 4)
Photographs (series 5)
Media publicity files (series 6)

Tin Whistle Brewing Company

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