North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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North and Central America

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North and Central America

4955 Archival description results for North and Central America

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Portrait of a boy with toy horses and carriage

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with full length portrait of a young boy, probably about 5 or 6 years old, in a wool suit with checkered tie, standing at a table with toy horse and carriage. At the bottom left of the photograph, handwritten in pencil, "Bowmanville". On verso, photographer's stamp reads "R. & H./ O'HARA,/ Photographers,/ Booksellers, Insurance/ Agents, & c.,/ MARKET BUILDINGS./ BOWMANVILLE./ Extra copies/ at any time."

R. & H. O'Hara

Prince of Wales

Item is a photograph of a busy street with pedestrians, carriages, and men in uniform. Inscription on verso reads "Edward Albert, Prince of Wales' first visit to Canada. Taken near the art gallery, Montreal where the salute was taken, Monday Oct 1919."

[horse and wagon with flowers and bell]

print mounted on grey mat board. Depicts horses and wagon decorated with flowers- wagon has flower arches and paper bell. Four women sit in the wagon. Background is a fairground with grandstand, american flag. Embossed caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, pencil, "#3." Image transfer on verso from another platinum print.

[horse and buggy with flowers]

platinum print mounted on grey mat board. Depicts two women with parasol in carriage drawn by horse. Carriage is decorated with flowers. Background is a fairground with gradstand and american flag. Recto embossed caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso has image transfer from another platinum print. Verso inscription, pencil: "#8 Mrs. C L Firk."

[two women in decorated carriage]

print on grey mat board. Depicts two women in horse-drawn carriage with flowers. Background is a fairground with american flag. Embossed recto caption, bottom left: "Dinkler, Chapman St. Greenfield Mass." Verso inscription, pencil: "Mrs. Brad Frup" (?). Image transfer on verso from another platinum print.

Kodak Stereo

Item is a stereo camera for creating two 24 x 24 mm exposures on standard 35mm cartridge film. The camera has a built in sprit level to ensure that ideal stereo effect is achieved. Kodak produced a corresponding Kodaslide Stereo Viewer and proprietary stereo slide holders for viewing images shot with the camera. Lenses are Kodak Anaston F3.5/35mm with a Kodak Flash 200 shutter.

Nimslo 3D

Item is a four-lens, three-dimensional camera developed by Jerry Curtis Nims and Allen Kwok Wah Lo and manufactured in the UK. The camera has a plastic body and 4 identical lenses, coupled with a shutter that exposes the four square images in synch. When exposed, 35mm film was sent to the Nimslo Co. in England and a few other specialty labs. The customer received developed, autostereo (lenticular) colour prints, which allow a true stereo image without the use of glasses. This process was also developed by Nims and Lo.

Kodak Stereo Camera

Item is a brown Kodak Stereo Camera for two 23 x 24 mm exposures on standard 35mm cartridge film. The camera had a built in sprit level to ensure ideal stereo effect was achieved. Kodak produced a corresponding Kodaslide Stereo Viewer and proprietary stereo slide holders for images shot with this camera. Lenses are Kodak Anaston F3.5/35mm with a Kodak Flash 200 shutter. The viewfinder is between the two lenses.

Kodachrome Stereo Transparencies

Item consists of 80 Kodachrome and Anscochrome stereo colour transparencies, fragments of developed 35mm colour film, 3 35mm slides, and 1 paper index in a blue case with the wordds Busch Verascope on a plate on the front. Images are snapshots of family, sports games, landscapes, The Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian Rockies. boating, beaches, Arowhon Pines, Lake Mistassini, New York City, and various fur fasions being modeled.

Image Arts

Portrait of Thomas W(?) Cooley

Item is a cream carte de visite with gold border, and text handwritten in ink at bottom "Thomas [illeg.] Cooley." Photograph shows man with a thick beard. On verso, in black letterpress, "R.D. PALMER,/ ARTIST,/ ANN ARBOR. MICH./ NEGATIVES PRESERVED."

R.D. Palmer

Kodak Developing and Printing Outfit No. 2

Item consists of a cardboard box containing materials necessary to develop film and print black and white photographs at home. Items include a Kodak candle lamp darkroom light, glass chemical stirrer, glass measuring cup, darkroom thermometer, 3 black enameled printing trays, black enameled adjustable printing frame for 95 x 150 mm (3.75" x 6"), 95 x 95mm (3.75" x 3.75"), and 65 x 95 mm (2.5" x 3.75") prints. The set includes the original yellow Kodak box, and an insturction booklet for the use of the set.

4 Pillars - 9/90

File contains notes for an address to the House of Commons by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney on the House Resolution with respect to Oka, Sept. 25, 1990 and a copy of "Building a New Relationship - the Native Agenda - 4 Pillars".

Sechelt /86

File contains records relating to the Sechelt Indian Band and the Government of Canada. Included in the folder are correspondence regarding the Sechelt Band Comprehensive Claim; a copy of "A Practical Proposal for Resolving the Indian Land Claim in British Columbia as it Affects The Sechelt Indian Band" by the Sechelt Indian Band Council; 2 copies of the Sechelt Indian Band act; a copy of a Communique from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada regarding the renewal of federal self-government funding to the Sechelt Indian Band.

JWG - 23-25 Feb 1993

File contains a copy of the meeting agenda and accompanying material for the Joint Working Group on Claims Policy held February 23-25, 1993 in Ottawa, Ontario. Included is information on the previous meetings held in Val D'Or, Winnipeg, and Ottawa.

Litigating and Aboriginal Law

Conference program for "Litigating Aboriginal Law" held in Ottawa, Ontario on June 6-7, 2002. Conference was given by the Pacific Business & Law Institute.

Assembly of First Nations annual reports

Annual reports of by the Assembly of First Nations delivered at their annual Chiefs Assembly. Included are:

2018.008.011.001.001 "Ours to Build - Forward in Unity" Third annual Assembly of First Nations Conference April 20-22, 1982 Penticton, British Columbia

2018.008.011.001.002 Report to VI Annual Assembly of the Assembly of First Nations July 29-31, 1985 Vancouver, British Columbia

2018.008.011.001.003 Report to VIIIth Annual General Assembly June 24-26, 1987 Toronto, Ontario

2018.008.011.001.004 "Sovereignty and Self-Determination The Next Step" Assembly of First Nations Annual Report for the IXth General Assembly May 30-June 2, 1998 Edmonton, Alberta

2018.008.011.001.005 "Rebuilding First Nations" Assembly of First Nations Annual Report for the Xth Annual Chiefs Assembly July 5-7, 1989 Quebec City, Quebec. Also included is "Text of the Convention Concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries, submitted by the drafting committee".

2018.008.011.001.006 "Determining our Agenda Through Reconciliation of Our Past Lives" Assembly of First Nations Annual Report for the XIth Annual Chiefs Assembly May 4-7, 1990 Whitehorse, Yukon. Included with the report are some handouts from the assembly.

2018.008.011.001.007 "Our Land Our Government Our Heritage Our Future" Assembly of First Nations Annual Report for the XIIth Assembly of First Nations June 10-12, 1991 Winnipeg, Manitoba

W. Rudnikick - 1982 Patriation Debate

File contains several copies of brochure "Support the Right to Self-Government" put out by the Assembly of First Nations, and a copy of "Indian Development Issues Post-Patriation" notes from a speech given by W. Rudnicki at McMaster University, June 2, 1982.

AFN Confed 3/91

File contains draft agenda and accompanying materials for the Confederacy of Nations Meeting held in Ottawa, Ontario on March 19-20th, 1991.

AFN Treaty Conf. 11/95

File contains records related to the National Treaty Gathering held November 21 - 23, 1995 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. File contains agendas, papers, correspondence and other records related to the gathering. There is also a copy of the National Treaty Conference book from the April 1992 gathering.

United States

File contains newspaper and magazine clippings, magazines, journals and other publications related to Indigenous Peoples in the United States. File also contains statements and reports regarding the U. S. Government and self-government.

CYI - Bands

Photocopy of the agreement between the Vuntut Gwich'in First Nation, the Government of the Yukon, and the Government of Canada. Some of the agreement pages have handwritten notes on them.

Dene/Metis - 90

Copy of the comprehensive land claim between the Canadian government and the Dene/Metis Negotiations Secretariat.

CAM

File contains Conseil Attikamekw-Montagnais records related to comprehensive claims and other records related to this.

Delgamuukw - Govt's

File contains various analyses and reports regarding the impact of the Delamuukw decision. Included in the file are:
1) Union of British Columbia Municipalities - Conference on the Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Delgamuukw
2) three analysis by Bull, Housser & Tupper barristers and solicitor regarding decision
3) Specific claims and Delgamuukw by Mandell Pinder for UBCIC
4) Delgamuukw - a preliminary anaylsis of the Supreme Court of Canada's decision for a discussion with legal counsel for British Columbia and First Nations - Dept. of Justice

Teslin Tlinglit Council

File contains two published documents:
2018.008.022.002.001 Teslin Tlingit Council Self-Government Agreement
2018.008.022.002.002 Teslin Tlingit Council Final Agreement

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)

First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun

File contains two published documents:
2018.008.022.010.001 First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun Self-Government Agreement
2018.008.022.010.002 First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun Final Agreement

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)

Union of B. C. Indian Chiefs annual general assembly kits

File contains information kits for the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs annual general assemblies.

2018.008.023.010.001 21st Annual General Assembly Nov. 14-16, 1989 Vancouver, B. C.
2018.008.023.010.002 22nd Annual General Assembly Oct. 23-25, 1990 Vancouver, B. C. (loose materials inside)
2018.008.023.010.003 23rd Annual General Assembly Oct. 22-24, 1991 Fort Rupert, B. C.
2018.008.023.010.004 26th Annual General Assembly Nov. 22-24, 1994 Richmond, B. C.
2018.008.023.010.005 Special General Assembly - Crisis in Indian Country: Aboriginal and Treaty Rights at the Crossroads July 10-12, 1995 Merritt, B. C.
2018.008.023.010.006 28th Annual General Assembly Oct. 23-25, 1996 Saanich, B. C. (loose materials inside)
2018.008.023.010.007 29th Annual General Assembly Oct. 21-23, 1997 Tsa'kis (Fort Rupert), B. C. (loose page at back)
2018.008.023.010.008 31st Annual General Assembly Nov. 2-4, 1999 Kelowna, B. C. (loose materials inside)

Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC)

BC Claims: 5%

File contains records related to British Columbia land claims. Included in the file are newspaper clippings; Provincial memo re: lands and resources component of treaty negotiations; and "New Confederation - Building the New Canada with a New Federalism" by Preston Manning, leader of Reform Party of Canada.

Nisga'a Agreement

File contains materials related to the Nisga'a Agreement with the Federal and Provincial governments. Included along with the news clippings are:
1) Notes for remarks by Tom Siddon, Minister of Indian Affairs at Nisga'a Ceremony
2) newsletter "British Columbia Treaty Commission update"
3) Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs information bulletin re: legal opinion involving Nisga'a Final Agreement
4) Interior Alliance press release denouncing Nisga'a agreement
5) Press release re: Kincolith Hereditary Chiefs Treaty

RCAP - Douglas Treaties

File contains a copy of the Douglas Treaty Case Study by the Nanoose First Nation for the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.

Nisga'a Agrmnt #1

Copy of the Nisga'a Final Agreement between the Nisga'a Nation, The Government of British Columbia and the Government of Canada.

Sparrow Etc. - SCC

File contains copies of the judgement, commentary, and analysis on the Supreme Court of Canada ruling in Ronald Edward Sparrow v. Her Majesty the Queen and The National Indian Brotherhood/ Assembly of First Nations (intervenors).

R vs. Marshall

File contains the judgement and newspaper clippings regarding Shubenacadie Indian Band lobster trapping court case in relation to R vs. Marshall.

West Patricia Land Use Plan

West Patricia Land Use Plan by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. West Patricia encompasses Red Lake, Sioux Lookout and the northern part of Geraldton.

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (Ontario)

Court of Appeal for British Columbia Reasons for Judgement CA 013770 Delgamuukw

File contains copy of Court of Appeal for British Columbia case between Delgamuukw ( Earl Muldoe), suing on his own behalf and on behalf of all members of the Houses of Delgamuukw, Haaxw, Gitksan and Wet'suwet'en, and Government of British Columbia and the Attorney General of Canada reasons for judgement. Also in the file are summaries of judgements, not part of the bound Court of Appeal document.

Indian Act - Ontario 1950-60's

File contains records created and maintained by the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs between 1950-1969. The main topic appears to be the Indian Act and Community consultations.

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)

Super Colorpack

Item is a Polaroid Land Camera Super Colorpack instant film camera. Similar to the Polaroid Super Shooter, the Super Colorpack has a rigid plastic body and a manual finder on the lens and uses peel-apart Land Pack Films.

Polaroid Highlander, model 80A

Item is a Polaroid Highlander Land Camera, model 80A. It is a folding instant camera with a 100mm f8.8 3-element glass lens a 2-speed rotary leaf shutter design with speeds of 1/23s and 1/100s, a Polaroid hot shoe flash, rigid viewfinder, painted steel body, chrome plated trim, exposure set by Polaroid Light Value scale, and a rotating lens front-element for distance focus. It is in a leather case also containing the manual.

Polaroid Corporation

Kodak Colorburst 250

Item is a Kodak Colorburst 250. It is an instant camera with a f/1:12.8 100mm lens, electronic flash, and a 2-1/300 secound shutter with motorized picture output. It used Kodak PR-10 instant film. It was first sold in July 1979.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

[Portrait of Art Lund]

Item is a studio headshot with white border. Depicts a man in suit jacket and tie with slicked-back hair. Recto ink stamp: "Art Lund." Verso ink stamp "This portrait through courtesy of A. Gilbert Studios, Toronto."

A. Gilbert Studios

Holland College

File contains correspondence and accompanying records relating to Holland College in Charlottetown P. E. I.

Mount Allison University

File contains a certificate from Mount Allison University's Chancellor Peter Mansbridge, and President Robert M. Campbell to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

Nipissing University

File contains a letter from Nipissing University interim President and Vice-Provost Vicky Paine-Mantha, and a certificate from Chancellor Dr. Jon S. Dellandrea, Board of Governor's chair Colin Dennis, and interim President and Vice-Provost Vicky Paine-Mantha to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

Simon Fraser University

File contains a certificate from Simon Fraser University's President and Vice-Chancellor Andrew Petter, and Chancellor Carole Taylor to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

University of Calgary

File contains a certificate from the University of Calgary's Chancellor Jim Dinning, and President and Vice-Chancellor M. Elizabeth Cannon to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

University of New Brunswick

File contains a letter from the University of New Brunswick's President and Vice-Chancellor H. E. A. (Eddy) Campbell to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

University of Windsor

File contains a certificate from the University of Windsor's Chancellor Ed Lumley, and President and Vice Chancellor Dr. Alan Wildeman to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

Vancouver Island University

File contains a letter from Vancouver Island University President and Vice-Chancellor Ralph Nilson, and a certificate from Board of Governor's chair Mike Brown, President and Vice-Chancellor Ralph Nilson, and Chancellor Shawn Atleo to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation.

Chatham, Blessed Sacrament Church

Interior view, showing pews and altar flanked by a statue of the Virgin and Child and a tapestry. The walls are plain, rounded concrete. A piece of paper adhered to the back of the photograph reads: "RAMBUSCH Designers, Craftsmen an Lighting Engineers/ Forty West Thurteenth Street, New York, N. Y. 10011/ Blessed Sacrament Church/ Chatham, Ontario/ W. J. Storey, Architect/ Furnishings by Rambush - Toronto."

Vancouver, 131 Water Street / Gaslight Square

Project 200 was an initiative to restore Vancouver's most rundown areas. This project complete by 1975, is a 3 building complex that maintains the continuity of the street's facades. Shops are located on the ground level with offices above. The 6 oriel windows are a unique addition to the brick facade.

Canadian Architect

Vancouver, 4001 Mt. Seymour Pkwy

Winner of 1974 CHDC. Jury comments: "Sensitivity to form, exellent siting with good circulation combine to create both unit and community scale very appropriate to the setting. Neighbourhoods are visually identified by use of colour changes. Although these houses are attached, there isa walkway from front to back for each unit plus a separate basement entry.

Roaf, John

Vancouver, 7235 Arbutus Place

Winner of Award for Residential Design 1971. Owner: Mr. & Mrs. HP Brasso. Extract from jury report: "A large house on a magnificent site... the planning, materials and form are well used to support the grand nature of the interior spaces and vistas to the sea".

Fulker, John

Vancouver, Bank of Canada

The building is 58.9 m.high with 15 stories. The exterior of the building is clad with precast finished with concrete panels and
columns. Bronze was used for all building metals. The Greek cross floor design allows for six corner offices per floor.

Fulker, John

Vancouver, 550 W Hastings st.

This large scale model built by Stephan Dye of Grafotto Studios Inc, is the proposal for the 550 W Hastings renewal of the original Toronto Dominion temple bank. The project includes a 400 room hotel and shopping complex. Alternative name is bank charrette. A proposal drawing of the interior and exterior view of 550 W Hastings st., Vancouver BC. This heritage building is originally the Toronto Dominion bank. It was originally to be demolished however the Heritage Committee of Vancouver sought to rescue the facade of this bank and incorporate it into a project that would include a shopping complex and a 400 room hotel.

Spectva Colour

Vancouver, Bayles house

Credit photograph to Fred S. Schiffer, Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society.
The architect was inspired by the Japanese style SUKIYA, which means to bring harmony to a composition of disparate materials found in the rough.

Schiffer, Fred S.

Victoria, BC Legislature

1893 Legislative Buildings, Victoria, B.C
British High Victorian Gothic, mid-nineteenth century Italianate and American Richardsonian Romanesque styles.
Three photographs depicts the House of commons before renovation.

Fulker, John & Barnard

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