New materials added to the Digital Collection
December 5, 1935 West Vancouver Rugby Team - Barbarians, 2nd division, 1935. Coach left (hat), John C. Oswald. Front row: L-R: Fred Lofting?, Charlie Miles, Hugh Montgomery, John Robson, Ian Richards, XXX. Back row: L-R: Overcoat X, Captain Bud D'Easum. 7th from L: Bill Atwood
1952 Retiring West Vancouver Council Members, 1952. Back row left to right: William (Bill) Mehaffey, banking; Hugo Ray, barrister, re-elected as Reeve; George Thompson, retired. Front row left to right: Fred Pepper, bus driver, one year to run; ex-Reeve J. Howard Fletcher, theatre owner; John...
July 18, 1936 Group photo of the Gaelic Society Picnic on Bowen Island, July 18th, 1936. Adults and children, none identified. Some children in traditional Gaelic dress. Inset in upper right-hand corner depicting Vancouver's 50th Jubilee.Print accompanied by partial wrapping with identifying information: ...
May 24, 1938 Group photograph of May Day celebration and ceremony platform, 1938. Entourage includes May Queen, Gladys Wilson, Royal Chancellors Ian MacDonald (left), Albert Fletcher (right). Maids of Honour, Honour Guard, Flower Girls, Crown Bearer and Scepter Bearer unidentified.Barely legible note on...
1913 Plate 15 photogravure from portfolio of "Studies from the Russian Ballet". Depicts Vaslav Nijinsky as the Golden Slave in the c.1910 ballet adaptation of Scheherazade (One Thousand and One Nights, also known as Arabian Nights) composed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.Portfolio published by Emile Otto...
1913 Plate 4 photogravure from portfolio of "Studies from the Russian Ballet". Depicts Adolph Bolm as Ivan Tsarevich in the c.1910 ballet adaptation of The Firebird composed by Igor Stravinsky.Portfolio published by Emile Otto Hoppe in 1913.
Original photograph by Emile Otto Hoppe, c.1911.
1953 Aerial photo - artist's model superimposed on aerial photo of Park Royal North Mall and Woodward's second floor addition, c.1953.Stamp on back of photo states: Leonard Frank Photos, 614 W. Pender St., Vancouver (35660)
October 1914 Grey-toned portrait drawing of (?) Diana Ogilvy Irving (Hamley) (1863-1935), wife of Paulus Aemilius Irving (1857-1916), third son of Sir Aemilius Irving. October 1914.Stamp on back left corner reads "Byron May Co., Ltd. Edmonton, Alta. Photographers Designers EngraversHandwritten on back is...
August 5, 1950 Architectural conception drawing of the West Vancouver War Memorial Library by architect R.A.D. Berwick, sketched by artist R. J. Thorn appearing in The Vancouver Daily Province August 5, 1950 with accompanying full page article written by Sydney Scott.
March 2013 A personal history of Mr. Godfrey Lynum's father, Harold Lynum, who worked to help find peelable birch for the de Havilland Mosquito airplanes during the Second World War. The document also includes some history of the Mosquito airplane.
1986-7 West Vancouver Library Board 1986-7. Back Row: Alderman Alex Brokenshire, Denny Boyd, Vaughan Morgan, David Hall, Herbert McDonald. Front Row: Heather Ireland, Jack Mounce (Chief Librarian), Robert Wyckham (Chairman), Dawn Sikula. (David Dodds absent)
2015 Celebrating 65 Years! 2015 is the Library's 65th birthday! Take a journey through the decades and explore the dynamic and exciting history of your West Vancouver Memorial Library.
Boats, buses, trains and cars - these images from the Library's Historical Photograph Collection document West Vancouver's growth and development from its beginnings to the bustling community it is today.Art Gallery Exhibit October-December 2014.
June 1907 A description of the McNair Lumber Company of West Vancouver. The manuscript describes the location of the business in West Vancouver. There is also a description of a train accident.Typewritten manuscript
West Vancouver Sketch Club (North Shore Artists' Guild) (20090101), February 2006 West Vancouver Sketch Club monthly newsletter. February, 2006. Original name of later known North Shore Artists' Guild
Library News, January 1980 Library News monthly published newsletter by West Vancouver Memorial Library.
Library News, December 1981 Library News monthly published newsletter by West Vancouver Memorial Library.
Library News, November 1981 Library News monthly published newsletter by West Vancouver Memorial Library.