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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1950-2002
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
18 cm of textual records + approx. 1000 photographs
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created and received by Doreen Lawson during her career as Parks Commissioner (1965-1971), Burnaby City Council member (1972-1985, 1990-1999) and environmental advocate following her retirement from Council in 1999. Records include election campaign materials, congratulat…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1950-2002
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
18 cm of textual records + approx. 1000 photographs
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2003-30
2015-15
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created and received by Doreen Lawson during her career as Parks Commissioner (1965-1971), Burnaby City Council member (1972-1985, 1990-1999) and environmental advocate following her retirement from Council in 1999. Records include election campaign materials, congratulatory letters and correspondence, community speeches and slideshow presentations regarding the conservation of Burnaby Lake, the administrative papers of the Burnaby Centennial Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Society, and photographs of Burnaby waterways and wildlife.
History/Biography
Doreen Anne Fowler Lawson was born July 8, 1928 to Eva Barnhill and Leonard Fowler. Her parents met in Alberta but decided to move to Vancouver where they got married and Doreen was born. The family moved to the north side of Claude Avenue in Burnaby when Doreen was a few months old. In 1931 they moved to a house with an acre of land directly across the street from their first house.
When Doreen was six her family moved to Collingwood, Vancouver, near where her father grew up. This is where her brother Ron was born. The family moved again to County Line in Langley Prairie in 1944 which is where Doreen met Edward Lawson, her future husband. Soon after, they moved to a seven acre plot in Burquitlam. Ed and Doreen Lawson’s eldest daughter Linda was born in 1954. Their second daughter Wendy was born in 1959 and their youngest Lisa was born in 1961. They lived in the Brentwood area, where all three daughters attended Brentwood Elementary School. Linda went on to Alpha Secondary School.
In 1945 Doreen began her first of several office jobs, and in the early 1950s she became the first woman to be elected into a vice-president position within the BC Trade Union Congress (now the BC Federation of Labour).
Doreen Lawson had a long and prolific political career, starting as Parks Commissioner in 1965; serving as its chair from 1969 to 1971. She was instrumental in the selection and promotion of the rhododendron as the official flower of Burnaby in 1966. In 1971 she was elected to Burnaby City Council and in 1972 Doreen proposed that Council take action to declare Burnaby Lake a wildlife sanctuary. After a ten year campaign, she was able to convince Council to declare the park “a nature conservation area.” She put forward a policy of preservation for creeks and streams, as well as a proposal to preserve trees in subdivisions, both of which were adopted by Council. Doreen continued to serve on Council until 1985, during which time she initiated and chaired the Burnaby Information Committee which designed the present Burnaby logo (and official flower pins) and established the “Information Burnaby Newsletter. In 1979 Doreen Lawson won Vancouver Natural History Society’s “Frank Sanford Award”.
In 1984 she was elected the first woman president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Doreen ran as a BC Liberal Party candidate in the new Federal Riding of Burnaby in 1979 and from 1985 to 1987 she served as the Executive Director of the British Columbia Liberal Party. As the B.C. Liberal Party Executive Director, her major responsibility was to work with both the Federal and Provincial Associations in implementing riding organizations and fundraising programs in preparation for election time. In the 1980s Doreen was an active guest lecturer at Burnaby Elementary and High Schools as well as the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. Doreen was active in a variety of community clubs and organizations including; the Burnaby Library Board, Greater Vancouver Spinners and Weavers Guild and Vancouver Natural History Society. She was an executive member of the Burnaby-New Westminster Canada Summer Games, the Burnaby Division of the United Way, Information Burnaby Committee and the Brentwood Parent Teachers Association as well as serving as the President of the Burnaby Voter’s Association from 1988-1990.
In 1990 Doreen was elected back to Burnaby Council and put forward the rejuvenation of Burnaby Lake which she saw completed before her final year on Council in 1999. Doreen continued to be a strong environmental advocate for the protection and rejuvenation of Burnaby Lake after she retired from council.
Doreen Lawson died October 11, 2003.
Media Type
Textual Record
Photograph
Creator
Lawson, Doreen A.
Notes
Title based on contents of fonds
MSS071, photo catalogue 605, photo catalogue 618
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-002
Scope and Content
File consists of platform speeches and congratulatory letters from MLAs and the Premier of British Columbia pertaining to Doreen's 1990 and 1993 election campaigns.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-002
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of platform speeches and congratulatory letters from MLAs and the Premier of British Columbia pertaining to Doreen's 1990 and 1993 election campaigns.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on content of file
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-006
Scope and Content
File consists of certificates of participation and appreciation received by Doreen Lawson for her contributions to the British Columbia Centennial Celebrations of 1996, Canadian Confederation Centennial Celebration of 1967, and Burnaby's Centennial 1992. File also contains one certificate recogniz…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-006
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of certificates of participation and appreciation received by Doreen Lawson for her contributions to the British Columbia Centennial Celebrations of 1996, Canadian Confederation Centennial Celebration of 1967, and Burnaby's Centennial 1992. File also contains one certificate recognizing Doreen's involvement in Canada's 125th anniversary.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on content of file
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971-1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-001
Scope and Content
File consists of election records related to Doreen Lawson's campaigns for City Councillor in the years 1969, 1973, 1977, 1979, and 1983. The file also includes congratulatory letters to Ms. Lawson from Municipal and Provincial elected officials.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971-1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-001
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of election records related to Doreen Lawson's campaigns for City Councillor in the years 1969, 1973, 1977, 1979, and 1983. The file also includes congratulatory letters to Ms. Lawson from Municipal and Provincial elected officials.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Photographs 605-001 separated from file
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Federation of Canadian Municipalities correspondence

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91559
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1979-1986
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-004
Scope and Content
File consists of congratulatory letters addressed to Doreen Lawson regarding her tenure of and resignation from the National Board of Directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). Doreen was the first woman to serve as president of the organization.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1979-1986
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-004
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of congratulatory letters addressed to Doreen Lawson regarding her tenure of and resignation from the National Board of Directors of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). Doreen was the first woman to serve as president of the organization.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on content of file
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 15, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
6 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-033
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Burnaby Voter Association (BVA) members moving into the new BVA offices in April 1996. Photographs depict members moving furniture, painting, and washing the exterior windows.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 15, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-033
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
6 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Burnaby Voter Association (BVA) members moving into the new BVA offices in April 1996. Photographs depict members moving furniture, painting, and washing the exterior windows.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Elections
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 15, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
3 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-034
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a Burnaby Voter Association (BVA) party. Council members in attendance include Gary Begin and Doreen Lawson.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 15, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-034
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
3 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a Burnaby Voter Association (BVA) party. Council members in attendance include Gary Begin and Doreen Lawson.
Subjects
Elections
Names
Begin, Gary
Lawson, Doreen A.
Notes
Transcribed title
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 15, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
23 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-035
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a Burnaby Voter Association (BVA) party, with attendees mingles outside and indoors.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 15, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-035
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
23 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a Burnaby Voter Association (BVA) party, with attendees mingles outside and indoors.
Subjects
Elections
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Note in black ink on negative envelope reads: "July '88 / BVA / [illegible] birthday"
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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Lougheed Mall skyline at night

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91700
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1985
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
11 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-018
Scope and Content
File consists of scenic photographs of Burnaby Lake at sunset with the forest and skyline silhouetted in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1985
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-018
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
11 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of scenic photographs of Burnaby Lake at sunset with the forest and skyline silhouetted in the background.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
17 May 1999
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-003
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's resignation speech delivered to the Burnaby Voters Nonpartisan Association on May 17, 1999. Lawson retired from Burnaby City Council following the November 1999 municipal election.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
17 May 1999
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-003
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's resignation speech delivered to the Burnaby Voters Nonpartisan Association on May 17, 1999. Lawson retired from Burnaby City Council following the November 1999 municipal election.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on content of file
Less detail

Burnaby Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show annual reports

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91563
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1967-1970
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-009
Scope and Content
File consists of Burnaby Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show annual reports for the years 1967 through 1969 and correspondence between the Burnaby Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Society and the City of Burnaby regarding the 1970 show.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1967-1970
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-009
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of Burnaby Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show annual reports for the years 1967 through 1969 and correspondence between the Burnaby Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Society and the City of Burnaby regarding the 1970 show.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Burnaby Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Society

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91564
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969-1971
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-010
Scope and Content
File consists of Burnaby Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Society records, including the Society's constitution and notices of meetings, minutes, and agendas for the years 1969 through 1971. Also included in the files are opening invitations and Rhododendron show fact sheets.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969-1971
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-010
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of Burnaby Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Society records, including the Society's constitution and notices of meetings, minutes, and agendas for the years 1969 through 1971. Also included in the files are opening invitations and Rhododendron show fact sheets.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91562
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-007
Scope and Content
File consists of one copy of the Proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982. The Proclamation is bound together with a gold tasselled cord and includes a note card that reads: "With the compliments of Pierre Elliott Trudeau Prime Minister".
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-007
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of one copy of the Proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982. The Proclamation is bound together with a gold tasselled cord and includes a note card that reads: "With the compliments of Pierre Elliott Trudeau Prime Minister".
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Transcribed title
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Burnaby Lake / Water Pollution - Oil

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91691
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982-1991
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
13 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-009
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of oil on the water surface of Burnaby Lake.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982-1991
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-009
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
13 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of oil on the water surface of Burnaby Lake.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from note on slide sheet
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 17, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
7 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-012
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of two men addling Canadian geese eggs. Addling is a wildlife management practice used to limit flock growth and stabilize bird populations. Photographs depict the men on the lake with a canoe.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 17, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-012
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
7 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of two men addling Canadian geese eggs. Addling is a wildlife management practice used to limit flock growth and stabilize bird populations. Photographs depict the men on the lake with a canoe.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from slide cases
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 18, 1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
20 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-011
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of two men addling Canadian geese eggs. Addling is a wildlife management practice used to limit flock growth and stabilize bird populations. Photographs depict the men agitating geese away from their nests, holding up eggs, and a pair of geese defending their nests. …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 18, 1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-011
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
20 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of two men addling Canadian geese eggs. Addling is a wildlife management practice used to limit flock growth and stabilize bird populations. Photographs depict the men agitating geese away from their nests, holding up eggs, and a pair of geese defending their nests. Neither of the men have been identified.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from slide sheet
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 1985
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
8 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-028
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the exterior of Municipal Hall, including the overhead walkway and Justice building.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 1985
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-028
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
8 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the exterior of Municipal Hall, including the overhead walkway and Justice building.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Names
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Note in blue ink on exterior of case slides originally housed in read: "1985 May / Burnaby Arts Ctre May Flowers"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4949 Canada Way
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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Burnaby Lake / Ambience

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91690
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1983-1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
15 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-008
Scope and Content
File consists of scenic photographs of Burnaby Lake compiled by Doreen Lawson. Photographs depict the lake in all seasons with the lake in the foreground and the forest and skyline in the distance. Photographs were taken during daylight and twilight.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1983-1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-008
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
15 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of scenic photographs of Burnaby Lake compiled by Doreen Lawson. Photographs depict the lake in all seasons with the lake in the foreground and the forest and skyline in the distance. Photographs were taken during daylight and twilight.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from note on slide sheet
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail

Long-billed Dowitchers

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91689
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 26, 1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
14 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-007
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a large flock of long-billed dowitchers standing and feeding in shallow water at Burnaby Lake.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 26, 1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-007
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
14 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a large flock of long-billed dowitchers standing and feeding in shallow water at Burnaby Lake.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from note on slide sheet
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail

Burnaby Lake facing north

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91575
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 12.5 cm x 18 cm
Item No.
605-007
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby Lake facing north, with the Lions mountains visible in the distance.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
605-007
Accession Number
2003-30
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 12.5 cm x 18 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby Lake facing north, with the Lions mountains visible in the distance.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Notes in blue ink on verso of photograph read: "Burnaby Lake/Lions" and "#82"
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 25, 1999
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
20 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-014
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Barnet Marine Park, including the Barnet Beach pilings, people exploring the rocky shoreline and a woman sitting on a bench in the park.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 25, 1999
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-014
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
20 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Barnet Marine Park, including the Barnet Beach pilings, people exploring the rocky shoreline and a woman sitting on a bench in the park.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Barnet Marine Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Barnet (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Election 1990 photographs

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91556
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
2 photographs : col. and b&w ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm and 10 x 15 cm
Item No.
605-002
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs related to Doreen Lawson's 1990 election campaign. One photograph is a black and white portrait of Ms. Lawson and the second photograph depicts two municipal election signs posted in a resident's front yard.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
605-002
Accession Number
2003-30
Physical Description
2 photographs : col. and b&w ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm and 10 x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs related to Doreen Lawson's 1990 election campaign. One photograph is a black and white portrait of Ms. Lawson and the second photograph depicts two municipal election signs posted in a resident's front yard.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Portraits
Elections
Names
Lawson, Doreen A.
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Photographs separated from file MSS071-002
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-014
Scope and Content
File consists of a presentation and an essay written by Doreen Lawson regarding the purple loosestrife as an invasive species. The presentation script is entitled "Management Considerations for Purple Loosestrife" which Doreen presented on April 22, 1993 and the essay is entitled " Loosestrife on …
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-014
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of a presentation and an essay written by Doreen Lawson regarding the purple loosestrife as an invasive species. The presentation script is entitled "Management Considerations for Purple Loosestrife" which Doreen presented on April 22, 1993 and the essay is entitled " Loosestrife on the Loose" which was published in "BC Naturalist", January/February 1993, Vol. 31, No. 1.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
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Rejuvenation of Burnaby Lake

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91571
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-015
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's speaking notes for a presentation entitled "Rejuvenation of Burnaby Lake" which she delivered to the Burnaby Rotary Club on February 11, 1993. Doreen gave variations of this presentation many times throughout 1992 and 1993 to a variety of different organization and…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-015
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's speaking notes for a presentation entitled "Rejuvenation of Burnaby Lake" which she delivered to the Burnaby Rotary Club on February 11, 1993. Doreen gave variations of this presentation many times throughout 1992 and 1993 to a variety of different organization and schools, including: Rotary Clubs of Burnaby Metro Town and Vancouver, Burnaby Rhododendron Festival, and the Burnaby Historical Society.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from speaking notes' title page
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Beaver Creek - Royal Oak Avenue

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91582
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 9, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
13 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
605-015
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Beaver Creek and Royal Oak Avenue taken during the Royal Oak Avenue Realignment project.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 9, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
605-015
Accession Number
2003-30
Physical Description
13 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Beaver Creek and Royal Oak Avenue taken during the Royal Oak Avenue Realignment project.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Creeks
Names
Lawson, Doreen A.
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Oakalla Area
Images
Less detail

Rejuvenation of Burnaby Lake school presentation

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91572
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-016
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's speaking notes for a presentation entitled "Rejuvenation of Burnaby Lake" which she delivered at Kitchener School, correspondence regarding the presentation, and thank you letters from students. Doreen gave this presentation to several elementary and secondary scho…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-016
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's speaking notes for a presentation entitled "Rejuvenation of Burnaby Lake" which she delivered at Kitchener School, correspondence regarding the presentation, and thank you letters from students. Doreen gave this presentation to several elementary and secondary schools in Burnaby, including: Sperling, Moscrop Secondary, and Second Street School.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Burnaby Central - North - N. Shore Mtns.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91709
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 1998 - June 1998
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
12 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-027
Scope and Content
File consists of landscape photographs of North Burnaby with snow-covered North Shore mountains visible in the distance. The photographs were taken from the Central Burnaby area.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 1998 - June 1998
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-027
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
12 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of landscape photographs of North Burnaby with snow-covered North Shore mountains visible in the distance. The photographs were taken from the Central Burnaby area.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Mountains
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from slide sheet label
Geographic Access
Burnaby - North Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
Less detail

Lougheed Mall skyline at night

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91699
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1986-1989
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
6 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-017
Scope and Content
File consists of scenic photographs of Burnaby Lake at sunset and nighttime with the Lougheed Mall skyline lit up in the distance.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1986-1989
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-017
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
6 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of scenic photographs of Burnaby Lake at sunset and nighttime with the Lougheed Mall skyline lit up in the distance.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Buildings - Commercial - Malls
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail

Snow Owl / Burnaby Lake Snow Pictures

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91702
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1970 and 2001]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
25 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-020
Scope and Content
File consists photographs of a snow-covered Burnaby Lake and a snowy owl perched on a large tree stump.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1970 and 2001]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-020
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
25 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists photographs of a snow-covered Burnaby Lake and a snowy owl perched on a large tree stump.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Plants - Trees
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from negative envelope
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail

First Annual Burnaby Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91567
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1966-1970
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-012
Scope and Content
File consists of records created during the planning and execution of the first annual Burnaby Rhododendron Spring and Show Flower Show, including the show layout prepared by Justice & Webb Landscape Architects Ltd. The first Flower Show was a four-day event held under joint sponsorship of the Van…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1966-1970
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-012
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of records created during the planning and execution of the first annual Burnaby Rhododendron Spring and Show Flower Show, including the show layout prepared by Justice & Webb Landscape Architects Ltd. The first Flower Show was a four-day event held under joint sponsorship of the Vancouver Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society and the Centennial Beautification Committee.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Burnaby Centennial Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Committee

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91568
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1966-1970
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-013
Scope and Content
File consists of Burnaby Centennial Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Committee records regarding the planning and execution of the first annual Burnaby Rhododendron Spring and Show Flower Show. The first Flower Show was a four-day event held under joint sponsorship of the Vancouver Chapter of t…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1966-1970
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-013
Access Restriction
Subject to FOIPPA
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of Burnaby Centennial Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Committee records regarding the planning and execution of the first annual Burnaby Rhododendron Spring and Show Flower Show. The first Flower Show was a four-day event held under joint sponsorship of the Vancouver Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society and the Centennial Beautification Committee. File contains Burnaby Centennial Rhododendron and Spring Flower Show Committee minutes and agenda and correspondence.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
6 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-021
Scope and Content
File consists photographs of colourful flora around Still Creek. Flower species have not been identified.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-021
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
6 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists photographs of colourful flora around Still Creek. Flower species have not been identified.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Plants - Trees
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from slide sheet
Note purple and blue ink on original slide sheet read: "Still Creek / Flora / 1991"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Still Creek
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1970-1973
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-008
Scope and Content
File consists of New Westminster - Burnaby 1973 Summer Games records and includes the original submission package that was presented to the Canadian Amateur Sports Federation by the Canada Summer Games Committee; a "1973 Jeux Canada Games Souvenir Program" and a 1973 Canada Summer Games Society Ne…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1970-1973
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-008
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of New Westminster - Burnaby 1973 Summer Games records and includes the original submission package that was presented to the Canadian Amateur Sports Federation by the Canada Summer Games Committee; a "1973 Jeux Canada Games Souvenir Program" and a 1973 Canada Summer Games Society New Westminster-Burnaby Board of Directors list.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91560
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-005
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence with Doreen Lawson regarding her receipt of the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation. The file also contains a certificate of recognition for the award issued by the Governor General of Canada. The Commemorative Medal for the 125t…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-005
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence with Doreen Lawson regarding her receipt of the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation. The file also contains a certificate of recognition for the award issued by the Governor General of Canada. The Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation was awarded to persons who made a significant contribution to Canada, their community, or their fellow Canadians.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on content of file
Less detail

Burnaby Lake: Our Tranquil Oasis Under Attack

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord91573
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1994 and 1995]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS071-017
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's speaking notes for a presentation entitled "Burnaby Lake: Our Tranquil Oasis Under Attack". Doreen gave variations of this presentation to many different organizations and schools between 1994 and 1995, including: 7th Annual Burnaby Rhododendron Festival, Rotary Cl…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1994 and 1995]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS071-017
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2003-30
Scope and Content
File consists of Doreen Lawson's speaking notes for a presentation entitled "Burnaby Lake: Our Tranquil Oasis Under Attack". Doreen gave variations of this presentation to many different organizations and schools between 1994 and 1995, including: 7th Annual Burnaby Rhododendron Festival, Rotary Club of Burnaby-Deer Lake, and Sperling Avenue Elementary school.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Burnaby Lake / Barn Swallows at Viewing Stands

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91697
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 3, 1992
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
2 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-015
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of a pair of barn swallows perched on the wooden railing of the viewing stands located at Burnaby Lake.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 3, 1992
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-015
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
2 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of a pair of barn swallows perched on the wooden railing of the viewing stands located at Burnaby Lake.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from label on slide sheet photographs originally housed in
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982-1991
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
4 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-004
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of cormorants. In three of the photographs cormorants are perched on wooded structures on Burnaby Lake; in the forth a cormorant is depicted taking flight from the water. The cormorants are medium-to-large sized birds with dark feathers and long, thin yellow bills.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1982-1991
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-004
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
4 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of cormorants. In three of the photographs cormorants are perched on wooded structures on Burnaby Lake; in the forth a cormorant is depicted taking flight from the water. The cormorants are medium-to-large sized birds with dark feathers and long, thin yellow bills.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from note on slide sheet photographs were originally housed in
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 25, 1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
40 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-023
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Byrne Creek. The photographs depict the creek prior to clean-up with the water and paths littered with debris. Also included in the file are photographs of an unidentified man pulling a dead fish from the creek.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 25, 1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-023
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
40 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Byrne Creek. The photographs depict the creek prior to clean-up with the water and paths littered with debris. Also included in the file are photographs of an unidentified man pulling a dead fish from the creek.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Glover, Ken
Subjects
Plants - Trees
Geographic Features - Creeks
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from label on slide sheets
Note in black ink on recto of slide frames 618-023-11, 618-023-12, 618-023-14, 618-023-33, and 618-023-40 reads: "Ken Glover / BOB"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Byrne Creek
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1994
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
12 photographs : col. negative ; 35 mm + 16 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-010
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a group of men addling Canadian geese eggs on Burnaby Lake. Addling is a wildlife management practice used to limit flock growth and stabilize bird populations. Photographs depict the men transporting their canoe to the water, canoeing, agitating geese away from th…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1994
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-010
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
12 photographs : col. negative ; 35 mm + 16 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of a group of men addling Canadian geese eggs on Burnaby Lake. Addling is a wildlife management practice used to limit flock growth and stabilize bird populations. Photographs depict the men transporting their canoe to the water, canoeing, agitating geese away from their nests, and holding up eggs.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from slide sheet
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[after 4 Dec. 1982]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
5 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-036
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs that document the damage caused by a fire at the Edmonds Community Centre for the Retired (also known as Edmonds House). Three of these photographs were enlarged through the inter-negative process to 11'' x 14'' col. prints for a juried exhibition of British Columbian P…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[after 4 Dec. 1982]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-036
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
5 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs that document the damage caused by a fire at the Edmonds Community Centre for the Retired (also known as Edmonds House). Three of these photographs were enlarged through the inter-negative process to 11'' x 14'' col. prints for a juried exhibition of British Columbian Photographers, put on by the Burnaby Photographic Society in 1988.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Fires
Buildings - Civic - Community Centres
Names
Edmonds House
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Note in blue ink on ABC Photocolor envelope reads: "Print Full Frame"
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 10, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
15 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
605-016
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Deer Lake. Photographs depict foliage, primarily consisting of long grasses and deciduous tress, along the lake's shore and in the forest.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 10, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
605-016
Accession Number
2003-30
Physical Description
15 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Deer Lake. Photographs depict foliage, primarily consisting of long grasses and deciduous tress, along the lake's shore and in the forest.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Geographic Features - Forests
Names
Lawson, Doreen A.
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Note in black ink on recto of slide frame of photograph 605-015-3 reads: "Deer Lake"
Note in black ink on recto of slide fram of photograph 605-015-15 reads: "Deer Lake Park Tour / with Dinty Moore"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Oakalla Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1982 - April 1982
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
17 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-019
Scope and Content
File consists photographs of Burnaby Lake taken in late winter. The foliage around the lake is primarily brown and wilted with the first new growth of Spring just emerging. Canadian geese swim on the lake in the foreground of several of the photographs, with snow-covered mountains and the Loughee…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1982 - April 1982
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-019
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
17 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists photographs of Burnaby Lake taken in late winter. The foliage around the lake is primarily brown and wilted with the first new growth of Spring just emerging. Canadian geese swim on the lake in the foreground of several of the photographs, with snow-covered mountains and the Lougheed Mall skyline visible in the distance. Also included in the file is one photograph of the forest alongside the Brunette River.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Plants - Trees
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from label on slide sheets photographs originally housed in
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Burnaby - Brunette River
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1994-1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
55 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-025
Scope and Content
File consists of scenic photographs of Deer Lake and Deer Lake Park, including closeup photographs of the lake and landscape photographs with the lake in the foreground and mountains and skyline visible in the distance. The photographs capture Deer Lake in the fall, winter, and spring. Also inclu…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1994-1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-025
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
55 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of scenic photographs of Deer Lake and Deer Lake Park, including closeup photographs of the lake and landscape photographs with the lake in the foreground and mountains and skyline visible in the distance. The photographs capture Deer Lake in the fall, winter, and spring. Also included in the file are four photographs of Deer Lake Park signs.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Plants - Trees
Geographic Features - Mountains
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Names
Burnaby Art Gallery
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Oakalla Area
Images
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Doreen Lawson at Burnaby Lake

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 19 cm x 24 cm
Item No.
605-018
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Doreen Lawson at Burnaby Lake. In one photograph Doreen is pictured sitting on the ground pouring water from her rubber boot; in the second she is standing up to her knees in the lake holding silt out towards the camera. Photographs were taken for use in newspa…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1996
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
605-018
Accession Number
2003-30
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 19 cm x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Doreen Lawson at Burnaby Lake. In one photograph Doreen is pictured sitting on the ground pouring water from her rubber boot; in the second she is standing up to her knees in the lake holding silt out towards the camera. Photographs were taken for use in newspaper publications.
Photographer
Bartel, Mario
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Names
Lawson, Doreen A.
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
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Doreen Lawson feeding birds

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1970 and 1980]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w & sepia ; 16.5 cm x 23.5 cm
Item No.
605-020
Scope and Content
File contains photographs of Doreen Lawson feeding a group of birds on the bank of Burnaby Lake.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1970 and 1980]
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
605-020
Accession Number
2003-30
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w & sepia ; 16.5 cm x 23.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
No reproduction permitted
Scope and Content
File contains photographs of Doreen Lawson feeding a group of birds on the bank of Burnaby Lake.
Photographer
Diack, George
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Animals - Birds
Names
Lawson, Doreen A.
Notes
Title based on contents of photographs
Stamp on verso of photographs 605-020-2:605-020-3 reads: "Photo by George Diack / Vancouver Sun"
Sticker on verso of photograph 605-020-1 reads: "Purchase or possession of this print gives no right of duplication, publication or other use without permission from the Vancouver Sun or Province. Contact INFOLINE at [phone]. Fax #: [fax] / 425-015"
Sticker on verso of photograph 605-020-1 reads: "Copyright - Vancouver Sun / George Diack"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
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Doreen Lawson on Burnaby Lake

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1988
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
3 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm
Item No.
605-008
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Doreen Lawson in a canoe on Burnaby Lake with a few other unidentified individuals and one photograph of Doreen Lawson standing next to an unidentified man looking over Burnaby Lake.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1988
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
605-008
Accession Number
2003-30
Physical Description
3 photographs : col. ; 15 x 10 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Doreen Lawson in a canoe on Burnaby Lake with a few other unidentified individuals and one photograph of Doreen Lawson standing next to an unidentified man looking over Burnaby Lake.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Recreational Activities - Canoeing
Names
Lawson, Doreen A.
Notes
Title based on content of photographs
Note in black ink on verson of photographs reads: "Doreen Lawson '88"
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Lake Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 27, 1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
17 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-030
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the Burnaby Centennial Park Carousel grand opening on March 27, 1993 at the Burnaby Village Museum. Individuals depicted riding the carousel include City Councillor Derek Corrigan, City Manager Bob Moncur, and City staff member Denis Nokony.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 27, 1993
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-030
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
17 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the Burnaby Centennial Park Carousel grand opening on March 27, 1993 at the Burnaby Village Museum. Individuals depicted riding the carousel include City Councillor Derek Corrigan, City Manager Bob Moncur, and City staff member Denis Nokony.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - Museums
Recreational Devices - Carousels
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Names
Burnaby Village Museum
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from label on slide sleeve
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
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Deer Lake algae and Burnaby Lake Mountain Parkway

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1995-1998
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
30 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
605-009
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Deer Lake algae, Burnaby Lake Mountain Parkway, and construction at an unidentified waterway. The file also contains two photographs of an unidentified young man sitting in a canoe with his arm outstretched beside an oar, which stands upright in the water without as…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1995-1998
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
605-009
Accession Number
2003-30
Physical Description
30 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of Deer Lake algae, Burnaby Lake Mountain Parkway, and construction at an unidentified waterway. The file also contains two photographs of an unidentified young man sitting in a canoe with his arm outstretched beside an oar, which stands upright in the water without assistance.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Recreational Activities - Canoeing
Names
Lawson, Doreen A.
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from file photographs were originally housed in
Photographs were originally housed within file MSS071-017
Photographs 605-009-1 : 605-009-11 depict Deer Lake algae
Photographs 605-009-12 : 605-009-22 depict Burnaby Mountain Highway
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Oakalla Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1967
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 11 mounted on board 19 x 21.5 cm
Item No.
605-003
Scope and Content
Photograph of "Centennial Planting" event held at Brentwood Shopping Centre. Mr. D. Haywood and Doreen Lawson stand alongside a Rhododendron bush. On August 22, 1966, Burnaby Municipal Council with recommendation from the Burnaby Parks and Recreation Commission adopted the Rhododendron as the offi…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1967
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
605-003
Accession Number
2003-30
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 11 mounted on board 19 x 21.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of "Centennial Planting" event held at Brentwood Shopping Centre. Mr. D. Haywood and Doreen Lawson stand alongside a Rhododendron bush. On August 22, 1966, Burnaby Municipal Council with recommendation from the Burnaby Parks and Recreation Commission adopted the Rhododendron as the official flower of Burnaby.
Subjects
Plants - Flowers
Names
Lawson, Doreen A.
Haywood, D.
Notes
Title based on photograph
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "Brentwood_Shopping_Centre_Association / 1000_Brentwood / 4567_Lougheed_Highway / Burnaby_BC"
Note in pencil on verso of photograph reads: "May_67 / Centennial_planting / 100_[?] / Mr._D._Haywood / Mrs_Lawson"
Planning Study Area
Brentwood Area
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Oakland's Containment Ponds

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 11, 1994
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
20 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Item No.
618-026
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the containment ponds located on Oakland Street. Photographs depict the shallow ponds and surrounding area, as well as concrete storm drains and a raised wooden walkway and its supports. The creek adjacent to the ponds has not been identified.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 11, 1994
Collection/Fonds
Doreen Lawson fonds
Description Level
File
Item No.
618-026
Accession Number
2015-15
Physical Description
20 photographs : col. slides ; 35 mm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
File consists of photographs of the containment ponds located on Oakland Street. Photographs depict the shallow ponds and surrounding area, as well as concrete storm drains and a raised wooden walkway and its supports. The creek adjacent to the ponds has not been identified.
Photographer
Lawson, Doreen A.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Industries - Construction
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from note on recto of slide frame of photograph 618-026-19
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Oakland Street
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