The City of Vancouver Archives acquires a variety of records that document the city's history.
When you explore what's in our holdings, these are the kinds of records that you can find.
Major Matthews' Early Vancouver
Written between 1931 and 1956, the seven-volume Early Vancouver series, documenting Vancouver’s early history, was available only in hard copy in the Archives’ Reading Room. A fully searchable 2011 online edition is now available.
McLennan, McFeely & Co Ltd
This published catalogue features detailed illustrations of all goods on its 1,400+ pages, including machinery, farm equipment, ship chandlery, house and kitchen furnishings, sporting goods, paint, lumbering, and hardware.
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