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Simon Fraser University construction

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.2 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-799
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a the construction of a Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus building. A crane can be seen in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-799
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.2 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a the construction of a Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus building. A crane can be seen in the background.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Simon Fraser University construction

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-800
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a the construction of a Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus building. A crane can be seen in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-800
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a the construction of a Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus building. A crane can be seen in the background.
Subjects
Construction
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
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Simon Fraser University

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-801
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Burnaby campus under construction, facing west.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-801
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Burnaby campus under construction, facing west.
Subjects
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Burnaby - University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
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Simon Fraser University gymnasium

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38222
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[197-?] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.4 x 5.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-809
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of students seated on bleachers in the Simon Fraser University (SFU) gymnasium.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[197-?] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-809
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.4 x 5.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of students seated on bleachers in the Simon Fraser University (SFU) gymnasium.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Simon Fraser University

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38224
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1967 or 1968] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 25.9 cm
Item No.
370-811
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1967 or 1968] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-811
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 25.9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus.
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Geographic Features - Mountains - British Columbia
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Copied from col. photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
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Simon Fraser University

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38225
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1967] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 25.9 cm
Item No.
370-812
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1967] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-812
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 4.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 25.9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) campus.
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Copied from col. photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Burnaby - University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Dance at Simon Fraser University

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1970] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.5 x 5.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-804
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of students at a lunchtime dance at the outside mall at Simon Fraser University (SFU).
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1970] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-804
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.5 x 5.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of students at a lunchtime dance at the outside mall at Simon Fraser University (SFU).
Subjects
Recreational Activities - Dancing
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
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Simon Fraser University students hitchhiking

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1975 and 1979] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.6 x 5.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-806
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a line of Simon Fraser University students hitchhiking beside a bus shelter. The bus shelter sign reads, "Gaglardi Way."
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1975 and 1979] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-806
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.6 x 5.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a line of Simon Fraser University students hitchhiking beside a bus shelter. The bus shelter sign reads, "Gaglardi Way."
Subjects
Transportation - Automobiles
Transportation - Public Transit
Protests and Demonstrations
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Gaglardi Way
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Simon Fraser University President donating blood

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1964 and 1968] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 4.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-803
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Simon Fraser University (SFU) president, Patrick D. McTaggart Cowan, donating blood. A group of students in the background are playing guitars and singing.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1964 and 1968] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-803
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 4.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Simon Fraser University (SFU) president, Patrick D. McTaggart Cowan, donating blood. A group of students in the background are playing guitars and singing.
Subjects
Musical Instruments
Occupations - Nurses
Clothing - Uniforms
Names
Cowan, Patrick D. McTaggard
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1974 and 1979] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 4.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-805
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of students in an English 101 class at Simon Fraser University (SFU). The professor standing at the front of the room and students are sitting in tiered seating.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1974 and 1979] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-805
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 4.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of students in an English 101 class at Simon Fraser University (SFU). The professor standing at the front of the room and students are sitting in tiered seating.
Subjects
Occupations - Teachers
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1975 and 1979] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 4.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-807
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Simon Fraser University (SFU) students in registration line-ups inside the university.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1975 and 1979] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-807
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 4.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Simon Fraser University (SFU) students in registration line-ups inside the university.
Subjects
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
Less detail

Students Watching a Band at SFU

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[197-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.6 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 25.9 cm
Item No.
370-810
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of students watching a student rock band at the outside mall at Simon Fraser University (SFU).
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[197-] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-810
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.6 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 25.9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of students watching a student rock band at the outside mall at Simon Fraser University (SFU).
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Names
Simon Fraser University
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
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Interview with Sev Morin by Rod Fowler April 4, 1990 - Track 9

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Sev Morin’s appointment to SFU Senate and his views about the university, and his involvement in other organizations such as Rotary, the Variety Club and Telethon, Burnaby Hospital (with Bill Lewarne), the Restaurant Association, and Vancouver AM Tourism Assoc…
Date Range
1970-1990
Length
00:04:50
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Sev Morin’s appointment to SFU Senate and his views about the university, and his involvement in other organizations such as Rotary, the Variety Club and Telethon, Burnaby Hospital (with Bill Lewarne), the Restaurant Association, and Vancouver AM Tourism Association
Date Range
1970-1990
Photo Info
Sev Morin (left) of Severin's in Burnaby (formerly the Gai Paree) hosting a gala New Year's celebration, 1979. Item no. 480-712
Length
00:04:50
Name
Simon Fraser University
Subject
Persons - Volunteers
Industries - Tourism
Events - Fundraising
Interviewer
Fowler, Rod
Interview Date
April 4, 1990
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Severin "Sev" Morin, conducted by Rod Fowler. Sev Morin was one of eleven participants interviewed as part of the SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee's oral history series titled, "Voices of Burnaby". The interview is mainly about Sev Morin’s banquet hall, restaurant and night club business on Kingsway, originally named the “Gai Paree Supper Club” (1947-1976) and later “Severin’s” (1976-1985) and “Diego’s” (1985-1994), its function as a Burnaby landmark, and the entertainment and political people he met through his business. He also describes his many volunteer activities in Burnaby, including member of the SFU Senate, Rotary Club, Variety Club and Telethon, fund raising for Burnaby Hospital, and tourism related groups, and his political work for the federal Liberal party. He talks about his parents’ origins, the lives of his brothers Rudy and Rene, and the family’s involvement in establishing the “Gai Paree”. He also shares his views about the business and cultural development of Burnaby. To view “Narrow By” terms for each track expand this description and see “Notes”.
Biographical Notes
Severin “Sev” Rene Morin was born September 21, 1927, in Bonneville, Alberta, to Rene Pierre Morin (1878-1963) and Anne Marie (nee Lachiver) Morin (1886-1956). Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Morin and their son Rene Francois (1905-1954) immigrated to Edmonton, Alberta, from France in 1913, where Rene Pierre Morin worked for the C.N.R. and a second son Adolphe “Rudy” Ferdinand (1922-1969) was born, followed by their third son Severin. In 1943, after R.P. Morin retired, the family moved to Burnaby to a house on Sperling Avenue. Sometime earlier the two older Morin brothers found work in Trail at the smelter and developed musical careers. In 1946/47 the Morin family purchased property on Kingsway and built a banquet hall, the “Gai Paree Supper Club”. Sev and Rudy Morin managed the club and Rene F. Morin moved to Burnaby to join them with his band. The supper club, with its live music and dance floor, became a popular meeting place and wedding venue, eventually expanding into a restaurant and nightclub in the 1970s. The “Gai Paree” was renamed “Severin’s” in 1976 and “Diego’s” in 1985, closing finally in 1994. Sev Morin’s business life included three record stores which he owned with his friend Jack Cullen. Through these businesses Sev Morin was well known in the entertainment and hospitality industry. He and his restaurant also hosted political and social events that made the restaurant a community landmark. Sev Morin contributed many volunteer hours to community and charitable organizations, including an appointment to the SFU Senate, fundraising for the Burnaby Hospital, Director of the Variety Club and Rotary Club, and consultant for a variety of tourism related ventures. He also was active in the federal Liberal Party. Sev Morin and his wife Pauline married in 1950 and had three children. Sev Morin died at age 86 on March 28, 2014.
Total Tracks
10
Total Length
00:56:44
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Morin, Severin "Sev"
Interviewer Bio
Rod Fowler returned to university as a mature student in the 1980s after working about twenty years in the field of economics and computerization in business in England, Europe and Western Canada. He graduated with a BA from SFU in both History and Sociology in 1987, his MA degree in Geography in 1989, and his PhD in Cultural Geography at SFU. He taught courses in Geography, Sociology, History and Canadian Studies at several Lower Mainland colleges, before becoming a full time member of the Geography Department at Kwantlen University College.
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Centennial Oral History project series
Item No.
MSS187-021_Track_9
Transcript Available
Transcript available
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interviews were digitized in 2015 allowing them to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council.
Audio Tracks

Track nine of interview with Sev Morin

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1977] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 4.9 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-808
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Simon Fraser University Pipe Band bagpipe practice with; Malcolm (last name unknown), Bill Poppy and Tom McMath.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1977] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-808
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 4.9 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Simon Fraser University Pipe Band bagpipe practice with; Malcolm (last name unknown), Bill Poppy and Tom McMath.
Subjects
Musical Instruments - Bagpipes
Organizations - Bands
Names
McMath, Tom
Poppy, Bill
Simon Fraser University Pipe Band
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
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Interview with Merrill M. Gordon by Rod Fowler March 19, 1990 - Track 10

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Merrill Gordon’s views about SFU and its relations with and contributions to Burnaby. He details the founding of the Burnaby Mountain Preservation Society with Dean Lamont and its work to have SFU transfer unused land to Burnaby to preserve as parkland
Date Range
1965-1990
Length
00:15:42
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Merrill Gordon’s views about SFU and its relations with and contributions to Burnaby. He details the founding of the Burnaby Mountain Preservation Society with Dean Lamont and its work to have SFU transfer unused land to Burnaby to preserve as parkland
Date Range
1965-1990
Photo Info
Burnaby Alderman Merrill Gordon (second from right) following a candidates' meeting, 1973. Item no. 480-263
Length
00:15:42
Name
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area
Lamont, Dean
Burnaby Mountain Preservation Society
Interviewer
Fowler, Rod
Interview Date
March 19, 1990
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Merrill Gordon, conducted by Rod Fowler.Gordon Merrill was one of eleven participants interviewed as part of the SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee's oral history series titled, "Voices of Burnaby". The interview is about Merrill Gordon’s childhood in the Depression, including his story about the family’s difficult trek to Burnaby from Alberta; his education, teachers and first volunteer activities at Grandview High School; his career at Fleck Brothers and the start of his own company Blaze Industries and later work in India; and his many volunteer activities in Burnaby. He describes how he started the Cliff Avenue United Football Club, the soccer club's subsequent growth and development, some of the people involved, and the founding of the youth soccer exchange. He also describes his work on the Parks Board and in the arts community, including the 1987 arts centre referendum, and involvement with the Burnaby Mountain Preservation Society (1988- ), and mentions his work for other groups including the New Vista Society, library board, and Burnaby Mental Health Committee. He also talks about his political career with the Better Burnaby Committee and Burnaby Voters Association, resulting in his 1972 election to Burnaby’s 1973 council. To view “Narrow By” terms for each track expand this description and see “Notes”.
Biographical Notes
Merrill M. Gordon was born in Saskatchewan in 1929 to parents farming north of North Battleford. After a fifth year of crop failure the family of four left the farm in 1934 to join relatives living near the corner of Union and Sperling in Burnaby. With little resources the family adapted as well as possible in the Depression years, moving often in the East Vancouver/North Burnaby area in an attempt to better their situation. Merrill’s father obtained work at sawmills including Kapoor’s Sawmill at Barnet, walking to work over Burnaby Mountain. After attending numerous public schools, Merrill Gordon eventually spent three years at Templeton School and then completed his education at Grandview High School of Commerce, majoring in accounting and commercial law. He worked a few years at Canadian Industries Ltd., then joined Fleck Brothers. In 1965 Merrill Gordon and his wife started their own company Blaze Industries of Canada that manufactured wood burning fireplaces, selling the company to AB Electrolux in 1980. After a short retirement, Merrill Gordon went back to work in 1981 for a company manufacturing solar panels, one project taking him and his wife intermittently to India over a four year period. Merrill Gordon helped found the political group Better Burnaby Committee, later the Burnaby Voters Association, with Alan Emmott and Bill Lewarne, ran for Burnaby Municipal Council and served one year as councillor in 1973. Merrill Gordon is well known for his over 40 years of volunteer work in Burnaby, particularly as founder in 1956 and director of the Cliff Avenue United Football Club, one of the largest soccer clubs in BC. He was also the founder of Burnaby Youth Soccer and the first youth soccer exchange with Washington State. His other volunteer work includes library trustee, Parks Commissioner (1987-1992), Director of New Vista Home for Seniors, Chair of campaign raising funds for building Shadbolt Arts Centre, and Chair of the Burnaby Mental Health Committee. In 1988 Merrill Gordon, Betty Gordon, Dean Lamont and several others formed the Burnaby Mountain Preservation Society, which advocated for the return of unused land to Burnaby from SFU and the subsequent creation of Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area. Merrill Gordon and Elizabeth Balfour (nee Leitch) (1926-2012) married in 1953 and had two children.
Total Tracks
11
Total Length
1:31:44
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Gordon, Merrill
Interview Location
unknown
Interviewer Bio
Rod Fowler returned to university as a mature student in the 1980s after working about twenty years in the field of economics and computerization in business in England, Europe and Western Canada. He graduated with a BA from SFU in both History and Sociology in 1987, his MA degree in Geography in 1989, and his PhD in Cultural Geography at SFU. He taught courses in Geography, Sociology, History and Canadian Studies at several Lower Mainland colleges, before becoming a full time member of the Geography Department at Kwantlen University College.
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Centennial Oral History project series
Item No.
MSS187-020_Track_10
Transcript Available
Transcript available
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interviews were digitized in 2015 allowing them to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council.
Audio Tracks

Track ten of interview with Merrill Gordon

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Interview with Kay Zimmerman by Rod Fowler [February] 1990 - Track 1

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory527
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Kay Zimmerman’s description of the two established political parties in Burnaby in the 1960’s (NPA and BCA) and the founding of a new nonpartisan political group, the Burnaby Voters Association (BVA). She talks about the issues of interest at that time, includ…
Date Range
1960-1970
Length
00:05:10
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Kay Zimmerman’s description of the two established political parties in Burnaby in the 1960’s (NPA and BCA) and the founding of a new nonpartisan political group, the Burnaby Voters Association (BVA). She talks about the issues of interest at that time, including development pressures, need to represent local community interests, the environment, and plans for a new university on Burnaby Mountain
Date Range
1960-1970
Photo Info
Kay Zimmerman, [1973]. Item no. 231-021
Length
00:05:10
Name
Lewarne, William A. "Bill"
Stusiak, Victor V. "Vic"
Burnaby Citizen's Association
Burnaby Voters Association
Simon Fraser University
Subject
Elections
Organizations
Government - Local Government
Interviewer
Fowler, Rod
Interview Date
[February] 1990
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Kay Zimmerman, conducted by Rod Fowler. Kay Zimmerman was one of eleven participants interviewed as part of the SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee's oral history series titled, "Voices of Burnaby". The interview is mainly about Kay Zimmerman’s political activities in Burnaby and her description of her Lochdale neighbourhood in the 1960s. She provides an excellent overview of the municipal political groups and important political issues in Burnaby from 1960 to 1980. She tells the story about an early and successful political action that convinced her that an individual can make a difference. To view “Narrow By” terms for each track expand this description and see “Notes”.
Biographical Notes
Kathleen “Kay” Zimmerman, her husband Gordon and their young son Rick moved to Burnaby from Vancouver in 1960 to a house on Curtis Avenue near Duthie Street (a second son Bruce was born in Burnaby). Kay Zimmerman worked 12 years at Royal Columbian Hospital in the admitting office, then 4 years (1974-1979) as special assistant to Senator Ray Perrault, followed by work as a judge on the Citizenship Court before retiring. Gordon Zimmerman worked at the Shell Refinery. A member of the Liberal Party and political activist before arriving in Burnaby, Kay Zimmerman continued her involvement in national and local politics. She campaigned for Ray Perrault during the Trudeau years, and was a founder and active member of the Burnaby Voters Association (BVA). Her political activities encompassed 30 years that saw major changes in Burnaby, including the building of SFU, creation of Heritage Village, an awakening environmental sensibility, and a dramatic increase in population and development in Burnaby.
Total Tracks
10
Total Length
01:04:36
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Zimmerman, Kay
Interviewer Bio
Rod Fowler returned to university as a mature student in the 1980s after working about twenty years in the field of economics and computerization in business in England, Europe and Western Canada. He graduated with a BA from SFU in both History and Sociology in 1987, his MA degree in Geography in 1989, and his PhD in Cultural Geography at SFU. He taught courses in Geography, Sociology, History and Canadian Studies at several Lower Mainland colleges, before becoming a full time member of the Geography Department at Kwantlen University College.
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Centennial Oral History project series
Item No.
MSS187-018_Track_1
Transcript Available
Transcript available
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interviews were digitized in 2015 allowing them to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council.
Audio Tracks

Track one of interview with Kay Zimmerman

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Interview with Kay Zimmerman by Rod Fowler [February] 1990 - Track 2

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory528
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview continues Kay Zimmerman’s description of the BVA and the election of councillors and then mayors from the party, Dave Mercier 1979-1981 and Bill Lewarne 1981-1987. She talks about resistance to paying for the road to SFU as a “local improvement”, Heritage Village as a …
Date Range
1960-1987
Length
00:07:50
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview continues Kay Zimmerman’s description of the BVA and the election of councillors and then mayors from the party, Dave Mercier 1979-1981 and Bill Lewarne 1981-1987. She talks about resistance to paying for the road to SFU as a “local improvement”, Heritage Village as a Centennial Project, differing BVA support in north and south Burnaby, and Alan Emmott’s political career.
Date Range
1960-1987
Photo Info
Kay Zimmerman, [1973]. Item no. 231-021
Length
00:07:50
Name
Lewarne, William A. "Bill"
Emmott, Alan H
Mercier, David M "Dave"
Burnaby Voters Association
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby Village Museum
Subject
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Public Services - Municipal Services
Interviewer
Fowler, Rod
Interview Date
[February] 1990
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Kay Zimmerman, conducted by Rod Fowler. Kay Zimmerman was one of eleven participants interviewed as part of the SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee's oral history series titled, "Voices of Burnaby". The interview is mainly about Kay Zimmerman’s political activities in Burnaby and her description of her Lochdale neighbourhood in the 1960s. She provides an excellent overview of the municipal political groups and important political issues in Burnaby from 1960 to 1980. She tells the story about an early and successful political action that convinced her that an individual can make a difference. To view “Narrow By” terms for each track expand this description and see “Notes”.
Biographical Notes
Kathleen “Kay” Zimmerman, her husband Gordon and their young son Rick moved to Burnaby from Vancouver in 1960 to a house on Curtis Avenue near Duthie Street (a second son Bruce was born in Burnaby). Kay Zimmerman worked 12 years at Royal Columbian Hospital in the admitting office, then 4 years (1974-1979) as special assistant to Senator Ray Perrault, followed by work as a judge on the Citizenship Court before retiring. Gordon Zimmerman worked at the Shell Refinery. A member of the Liberal Party and political activist before arriving in Burnaby, Kay Zimmerman continued her involvement in national and local politics. She campaigned for Ray Perrault during the Trudeau years, and was a founder and active member of the Burnaby Voters Association (BVA). Her political activities encompassed 30 years that saw major changes in Burnaby, including the building of SFU, creation of Heritage Village, an awakening environmental sensibility, and a dramatic increase in population and development in Burnaby.
Total Tracks
10
Total Length
01:04:36
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Zimmerman, Kay
Interviewer Bio
Rod Fowler returned to university as a mature student in the 1980s after working about twenty years in the field of economics and computerization in business in England, Europe and Western Canada. He graduated with a BA from SFU in both History and Sociology in 1987, his MA degree in Geography in 1989, and his PhD in Cultural Geography at SFU. He taught courses in Geography, Sociology, History and Canadian Studies at several Lower Mainland colleges, before becoming a full time member of the Geography Department at Kwantlen University College.
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Centennial Oral History project series
Item No.
MSS187-018_Track_2
Transcript Available
Transcript available
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interviews were digitized in 2015 allowing them to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council.
Audio Tracks

Track two of interview with Kay Zimmerman

Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Item No.
MSS187-010
Storage Location
69-7-8-10
Scope and Content
File consists of the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee correspondence and minutes of meetings.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Manuscript series
Item No.
MSS187-010
Storage Location
69-7-8-10
Access Restriction
Subject to FOIPPA
Reproduction Restriction
Reproductions subject to FOIPPA
Accession Number
2014-28
Scope and Content
File consists of the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee correspondence and minutes of meetings.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Transcribed title
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Academic Quadrangle construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38215
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 5, 1966 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 4.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-802
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Academic Quadrangle building, phase two. Information at lower right corner of photograph reads, "Academic Quadrangle Building / Phase Two / Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC / Z.S. Kiss - Architect / Laing Construction & Equipme…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 5, 1966 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-802
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.3 x 4.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the construction of the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Academic Quadrangle building, phase two. Information at lower right corner of photograph reads, "Academic Quadrangle Building / Phase Two / Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC / Z.S. Kiss - Architect / Laing Construction & Equipment Ltd, General Contractors / No14 Date Aug 5, 1966, Facing E."
Photographer
Frank, Leonard
Subjects
Buildings - Schools - Universities and Colleges
Construction
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - University Drive
Burnaby - 8888 University Drive
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Mountain Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1910] (date of original) -1993
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Series
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records + 813 photographs : b&w + 11 screened negatives + 5 videocassettes + 8 data cassettes + 1 computer disc + 1 optical disc
Scope and Content
Series consists of the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee's Image Bank project records including; The Image Bank database and backups in a variety of formats, eight hundred and thirteen photographs collected by the Simon Fraser University Archives staff, eleven screened nega…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1910] (date of original) -1993
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records + 813 photographs : b&w + 11 screened negatives + 5 videocassettes + 8 data cassettes + 1 computer disc + 1 optical disc
Description Level
Series
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Access Restriction
Open Access
Scope and Content
Series consists of the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee's Image Bank project records including; The Image Bank database and backups in a variety of formats, eight hundred and thirteen photographs collected by the Simon Fraser University Archives staff, eleven screened negatives from the Burnaby Image Bank that were used for the publication "Burnaby- A Cultural Inventory and Resource Guide", and one VHS tape and DVD access copy of "Burnaby's Photographic Family Album / Burnaby Image Bank Collection / Volume 1 / 1992" which was created by the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee for public viewing and purchase. The collection of photographs for the Image Bank project were gathered from various donors to commemorate the Centennial of the City of Burnaby. All photographs were collected from Burnaby families' personal albums by Simon Fraser University Archives staff during 1991 with a focus on the history of the people and the landscape of Burnaby. Photographs were collected from every decade for every neighbourhood in effort to describe the City's evolving ethnic, cultural and physical landscape. In March of 1992 twenty of these images were selected by a jury for their aesthetic quality and displayed at the Bennett Library Gallery at Simon Fraser University for the "Images of Burnaby". This exhibit travelled to various locations between 1992-1993 within Burnaby and Douglas College in New Westminster.The entire collection of eight hundred and twelve images was made available for public purchase and viewing on Video Home System (VHS) format. As well, each Burnaby school and each branch of the Burnaby Public Library received their own (VHS) copy for information and research purposes. The "Image Bank" video collection was buried together with the video "Images and Voices of Burnaby" in the City of Burnaby's time capsule which was mounted at City Hall in 1992.
Media Type
Photograph
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of series
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Burnaby Map Project proposal and other projects

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivemultipleformat88269
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991-1993
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Item No.
MSS187-009
Storage Location
69-7-8-9
Scope and Content
File consists of the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee project documents including; correspondence and indexing for the "Burnaby Unfolding" map project, final project documentation and correspondence for the Burnaby Image Bank and other projects. (The Burnaby map project n…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991-1993
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Manuscript series
Item No.
MSS187-009
Storage Location
69-7-8-9
Access Restriction
Subject to FOIPPA
Reproduction Restriction
Reproductions subject to FOIPPA
Accession Number
2014-28
Scope and Content
File consists of the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee project documents including; correspondence and indexing for the "Burnaby Unfolding" map project, final project documentation and correspondence for the Burnaby Image Bank and other projects. (The Burnaby map project never came to fruition, being surpassed by the "Suburb of Happy Homes..." book).
Media Type
Textual Record
Cartographic Material
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS088-002
Storage Location
Bay 66 - Shelf 3
Scope and Content
File consists of promotional materials pertaining to the Burnaby Image Bank collection (photographs from various donors collected by the City of Burnaby and the Simon Fraser University Archives during their preparations for Burnaby's Centennial celebrations in 1992).
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Item No.
MSS088-002
Storage Location
Bay 66 - Shelf 3
Access Restriction
Open Access
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Scope and Content
File consists of promotional materials pertaining to the Burnaby Image Bank collection (photographs from various donors collected by the City of Burnaby and the Simon Fraser University Archives during their preparations for Burnaby's Centennial celebrations in 1992).
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1995
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Series
Physical Description
9 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of textual records created by the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/ Burnaby Centennial Committee in their course of work and the many projects they worked on for Burnaby's centennial including; "Burnaby: A Cultural Inventory and Resource Guide", "Suburb of Happy Homes: Burnaby Centenni…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1995
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
9 cm of textual records
Description Level
Series
Series
Manuscript series
Access Restriction
Open Access
Scope and Content
Series consists of textual records created by the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/ Burnaby Centennial Committee in their course of work and the many projects they worked on for Burnaby's centennial including; "Burnaby: A Cultural Inventory and Resource Guide", "Suburb of Happy Homes: Burnaby Centennial Themes" and a proposal for a map project.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of series
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Correspondence and reports for SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee Projects

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivemultipleformat88268
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991-1993
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records and cartographic material
Item No.
MSS187-008
Storage Location
69-7-8-8
Scope and Content
File consists of the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee project documents and correspondence including; final project documentation for the Burnaby Image Bank and a S.F.U./Burnaby Centennial Committee, "Project Proposals" document for official endorsements and assistance, ma…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991-1993
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records and cartographic material
Description Level
File
Series
Manuscript series
Item No.
MSS187-008
Storage Location
69-7-8-8
Access Restriction
Subject to FOIPPA
Reproduction Restriction
Reproductions subject to FOIPPA
Accession Number
2014-28
Scope and Content
File consists of the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee project documents and correspondence including; final project documentation for the Burnaby Image Bank and a S.F.U./Burnaby Centennial Committee, "Project Proposals" document for official endorsements and assistance, map project proposal documents and a list of committee members positions and their contact information.
Media Type
Textual Record
Cartographic Material
Notes
Title based on contents of file
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Centennial Oral History Project series

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivemultipleformat88274
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Series
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records + 10 audio cassettes
Scope and Content
Series consists of records from the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee Oral History project including transcripts and sound recordings of eleven interviews.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records + 10 audio cassettes
Description Level
Series
Series
Centennial Oral History Project series
Access Restriction
Open Access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Series consists of records from the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee Oral History project including transcripts and sound recordings of eleven interviews.
Media Type
Textual Record
Sound Recording
Notes
Title based on contents of series
Interviews were digitized in 2015 allowing them to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council.
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
3 videocassettes + 8 data cassettes (teac) + 1 computer disc
Item No.
370-814
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
File consists of audio/visual versions of the Burnaby Image Bank photographs and records compiled in a variety of formats and include; the Burnaby Image Bank database, scanned image files and backups. These photographs were collected by the City of Burnaby and the Simon Fraser University Archives…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
3 videocassettes + 8 data cassettes (teac) + 1 computer disc
Description Level
File
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Item No.
370-814
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Scope and Content
File consists of audio/visual versions of the Burnaby Image Bank photographs and records compiled in a variety of formats and include; the Burnaby Image Bank database, scanned image files and backups. These photographs were collected by the City of Burnaby and the Simon Fraser University Archives during their preparations for Burnaby's Centennial celebrations in 1992. The collection was transferred to Video Home System format (VHS) for public purchase and viewing.
Media Type
Textual Record
Moving Images
Photograph
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992-2015
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records + 1 videocassette + 1 optical disc
Scope and Content
Series consists of one folder of records from the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee project titled, "Burnaby at 100: Visions and Voices of Burnaby" and a video and DVD access copy titled "Burnaby at 100: Images and Voices of Burnaby". The video brought together photographs …
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992-2015
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records + 1 videocassette + 1 optical disc
Description Level
Series
Series
Video Project series
Access Restriction
Open Access
Scope and Content
Series consists of one folder of records from the SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee project titled, "Burnaby at 100: Visions and Voices of Burnaby" and a video and DVD access copy titled "Burnaby at 100: Images and Voices of Burnaby". The video brought together photographs from the Burnaby Image Bank and a selection of interviewees from the Oral History project. The video and "Image Bank" collection were buried together in the City of Burnaby's time capsule which was mounted at City Hall.
Media Type
Textual Record
Moving Images
Notes
Title based on contents of series
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Interview data and images of Burnaby

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord88255
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
.5 cm of textual records
Item No.
MSS187-005
Storage Location
69-7-8-5
Scope and Content
File consists of records including; correspondence, labels and a brochure for the "Images of Burnaby" travelling photograph exhibition, a brochure authored by Len Evenden titled " Simon Fraser Celebrates the Burnaby Centennial- Projects in Process" and a document titled "SFU (Simon Fraser Universi…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1990-1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
.5 cm of textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Manuscript series
Item No.
MSS187-005
Storage Location
69-7-8-5
Access Restriction
Subject to FOIPPA
Reproduction Restriction
Reproductions subject to FOIPPA
Accession Number
2014-28
Scope and Content
File consists of records including; correspondence, labels and a brochure for the "Images of Burnaby" travelling photograph exhibition, a brochure authored by Len Evenden titled " Simon Fraser Celebrates the Burnaby Centennial- Projects in Process" and a document titled "SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial History Project Interview Data April 1990- Burnaby, The Suburb of Happy Homes in The Space between Two Cities."
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
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SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivemultipleformat88249
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[191-?] (date of original) -2015
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
16 folders of textual records + 813 photographs + 10 audio cassettes + 5 videocassettes + 8 data cassettes + 1 computer disk + 2 optical discs
Storage Location
Photo catalogue 370
Photo catalogue 576
Photo catalogue 577
Photo catalogue 578
MSS088
MSS131
MSS187
Moving image catalogue 579
Scope and Content
Records consist of material created and collected by the SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee in celebration of Burnaby's Centennial in 1992. The fonds is arranged into four series; 1) Burnaby Image Bank Photograph series, 2) SFU/Centennial Committee Manuscript series, 3) Centennial Oral History Projec…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[191-?] (date of original) -2015
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
16 folders of textual records + 813 photographs + 10 audio cassettes + 5 videocassettes + 8 data cassettes + 1 computer disk + 2 optical discs
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Location
Photo catalogue 370
Photo catalogue 576
Photo catalogue 577
Photo catalogue 578
MSS088
MSS131
MSS187
Moving image catalogue 579
Access Restriction
Open Access
Scope and Content
Records consist of material created and collected by the SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee in celebration of Burnaby's Centennial in 1992. The fonds is arranged into four series; 1) Burnaby Image Bank Photograph series, 2) SFU/Centennial Committee Manuscript series, 3) Centennial Oral History Project series and 4) Video Project series.
History/Biography
The SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee was established in 1990 and obtained initial funding from the President of Simon Fraser University which was matched by a grant authorized by the Mayor and Council of the Municipality of Burnaby. Further funding came from the Burnaby (civic) Centennial Committee after the projects had been accepted as part of the recognition for Burnaby's Centennial celebrations in 1992. The suggestion for this committee originated with Professor Robert Anderson from the School of Communications and he was joined by Professors, Veronica Strong-Boag from the Department of History and Leonard J. Evenden from the Department of Geography. Primary responsibilities ended up falling jointly to Professor Leonard J. Evenden and Susan Jamieson-McLarnon. The Committee was made up of the following members who helped to carry out the projects to completion: Rodney Fowler (SFU Department of Geography), Terry Fowler (Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago), Edward Gibson (SFU Department of Geography and Director of the Simon Fraser Gallery), James Ross (SFU Archivist), Allen Seager (Department of History), Grant Strate (SFU Fine and Performing Arts), and Arthur Wirick (representing Burnaby Municipal Centennial Committee). Other members of the university community contributed their expertise in a variety of ways, including: Jack Corse (SFU Librarian), Stephen Duguid (Institute of Humanities), Christine Hearn (Continuing Studies), Ken Mennel (Media and Public Relations), Jane Parkinson (Historian and Researcher), Stanley Shapiro (Business Administration) and Jerry Zaslove (Institute for the Humanities). Rodney Fowler also filled the position of committee coordinator. The committee's first undertaking was to explore the extent and availability of historical resources in the community of Burnaby. Two graduate students were hired to help carry out this work in the summer of 1991 which took two forms: a document based study and an oral history project. The documents based history resulted in an inventory of ‘archival’ resources titled "Burnaby: A Cultural Inventory and Resource Guide" and the Oral History Project consisted of interviews with eleven Burnaby citizens. With the culmination of these two projects a day long workshop was held with both the SFU and the Burnaby municipal committees and other members of the Burnaby community who were pursuing various centennial projects of their own. Following the workshop, and several meetings, the committee proposed other projects in addition to the Cultural Inventory and Oral History Project. The other completed projects consisted of; "The Burnaby Image Bank" which included an exhibition titled, "Images of Burnaby", a finding aid video titled, "Burnaby's Photographic Family Album / Burnaby Image Bank Collection / Volume 1 / 1992", a video titled "Burnaby at 100: Images and Voices", a book of essays titled, "Suburb of Happy Homes: Burnaby Centennial Themes" and a dance festival sponsored by The Centre for the Arts. Suburb of happy Homes: Burnaby Centennial Themes", dedicated to the citizens and students of Burnaby, and to the students of Simon Fraser University, was published in 1995. For this project, Leonard Evenden received the City of Burnaby Heritage Award in 1997.A companion project to the book of essays consisted of a map project which illustrated the development of settlement within the city but it never came to fruition due to funding constraints.
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Textual Record
Photograph
Sound Recording
Moving Images
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SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1934 (date of original), predominant 1989-1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS187-004
Storage Location
69-7-8-4
Scope and Content
File consists of SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee records including; a list of "Burnaby Ethnic Associations prior to 1945", committee correspondence, information regarding demographics of Burnaby, project proposal drafts for; "Images of Burnaby", "Visions of Burnaby", "Bu…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1934 (date of original), predominant 1989-1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Manuscript series
Item No.
MSS187-004
Storage Location
69-7-8-4
Access Restriction
Subject to FOIPPA
Reproduction Restriction
Reproductions subject to FOIPPA
Accession Number
2014-28
Scope and Content
File consists of SFU (Simon Fraser University)/Burnaby Centennial Committee records including; a list of "Burnaby Ethnic Associations prior to 1945", committee correspondence, information regarding demographics of Burnaby, project proposal drafts for; "Images of Burnaby", "Visions of Burnaby", "Burnaby Discovery", "Images Bank", "Burnaby Unfolding", "Developing Burnaby" and "Futures of Burnaby"; biographical highlights for nine of the oral history interviewees including; Bill Lewarne, Bill Copeland, Ed Apps, Merrill Gordon, Severin Morin, Toki Myashita, Al Nixon, Don Brown and Kay Zimmerman; a report for Heritage Canada re: "SFU involvement in Burnaby Centennial Celebration"; a list of "... Vernacular Community Areas of Burnaby Derived from Interviews" and photocopies of newspaper clippings about Councillor Tom Douglas.
Media Type
Textual Record
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Suburb of Happy Homes: Burnaby Centennial Themes

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1995
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
Item No.
MSS187-012
Storage Location
69-7-8-12; reading room
Scope and Content
File consists of a published copy of the book, "Suburb of Happy Homes: Burnaby Centennial Themes", edited by L.J.Evenden. The book consists of a compilation of ten essays written especially for the Centennial Project and the Burnaby public. Essay titles and authors include; "A Tale Between Two Citi…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1995
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
Description Level
Item
Series
Manuscript series
Item No.
MSS187-012
Storage Location
69-7-8-12; reading room
Access Restriction
Open Access
Accession Number
2014-28
Scope and Content
File consists of a published copy of the book, "Suburb of Happy Homes: Burnaby Centennial Themes", edited by L.J.Evenden. The book consists of a compilation of ten essays written especially for the Centennial Project and the Burnaby public. Essay titles and authors include; "A Tale Between Two Cities: The Incorporation of Burnaby" by Jim Wolf, "Burnaby: The First Fifty Years" by Allen Seager and Rodney Fowler, "Welfare and Survival in the Great Depression" by Bettina Bradbury, "For the Public Good: The Origin of Burnaby's Zoning Bylaw, 1924-1946" by Jim Wolf, "Municipal Mapping in Burnaby: A Case Study of Technological Change" by Thomas K. Poiker, "Hastings Street: Shifting Land Values Along a Commercial Arterial Way" by Lyall Armstrong, "Metrotown: A Time and a Place" by Kenji Ito, "Textures of Living: How Retired Men Use Space and Time" by J. Bruce Prior, "Burnaby-Simon Fraser Mountain Landscapes" by Colin Crampton. Reference is made in several of the essays to municipal records that were held at Simon Fraser University Archives for nearly two decades until the City of Burnaby Archives was opened in 2001 and records were transferred back to the City.
Media Type
Textual Record
Responsibility
Edited by L.J. Evenden
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Burnaby's Photographic Family Album-Burnaby Image Bank Collection: Volume 1

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 videocassette (1 hr., 56 min., 40 sec.) : b&w, col., sd.
Item No.
577-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Item is a "Burnaby's Photographic Family Album / Burnaby Image Bank Collection / Volume 1 / 1992" Video Home System (VHS) tape created for public purchase and viewing. The video consists of eight hundred and twelve images from the Burnaby Image Bank which are indexed by Communities, Neighbourhoods…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
577-001
Accession Number
BHS2001-15
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 videocassette (1 hr., 56 min., 40 sec.) : b&w, col., sd.
Material Details
Video Home System (VHS) tape
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item is a "Burnaby's Photographic Family Album / Burnaby Image Bank Collection / Volume 1 / 1992" Video Home System (VHS) tape created for public purchase and viewing. The video consists of eight hundred and twelve images from the Burnaby Image Bank which are indexed by Communities, Neighbourhoods, Subjects and Names. The indexes are provided at both the beginning and end of the video with photographs dispersed in between. An introduction is provided by Simon Fraser University Archivist, Jim Ross. The video was made available for public purchase and viewing on Video Home System (VHS) format. As well, each Burnaby school and each branch of the Burnaby Public Library received their own (VHS) copy for information and research purposes.
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13 duplicate VHS tapes accompanying
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