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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1948 and 1950] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 9.6 cm print
Item No.
315-411
Scope and Content
Photograph of the beginning of the construction of Simpson Sears.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1948 and 1950] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Burnaby Centennial Anthology subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-411
Accession Number
BHS1994-04
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 9.6 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the beginning of the construction of Simpson Sears.
Subjects
Construction
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1948 and 1950] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.3 x 9.6 cm print
Item No.
315-412
Scope and Content
Photograph of the beginning of the construction of Simpson Sears.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1948 and 1950] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Burnaby Centennial Anthology subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-412
Accession Number
BHS1994-04
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.3 x 9.6 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the beginning of the construction of Simpson Sears.
Subjects
Construction
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Digney film 2 - Construction of Simpsons-Sears

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo10640
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1954] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (5 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Scope and Content
Short Film segment of a view from the Digney's backyard at 3698 Bonsor Avenue (address changed to 6521 Bonsor Ave. after 1958) of the construction of the Simpsons-Sears building on Kingsway in Burnaby.
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1954] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV019.18.3
Storage Location
Digital only
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (5 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Short Film segment of a view from the Digney's backyard at 3698 Bonsor Avenue (address changed to 6521 Bonsor Ave. after 1958) of the construction of the Simpsons-Sears building on Kingsway in Burnaby.
Notes
Title based on contents of film segment
Film segment originates from digitized version of original 8 mm film (See BV019.18.3)
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Malls
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Video Tracks
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Digney film 2 - Construction of Simpsons-Sears building

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo10644
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1954] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (1 min., 30 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting the construction of the Simpsons-Sears building located at 3660 Kingsway in Burnaby (address changed to 4750 Kingsway after 1958). The film footage is shot by Andy Digney from his backyard at 2698 Bonsor Avenue (address changed to 6521 Bonsor Avenue after 1958).
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1954] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV019.18.3
Storage Location
Digital only
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (1 min., 30 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting the construction of the Simpsons-Sears building located at 3660 Kingsway in Burnaby (address changed to 4750 Kingsway after 1958). The film footage is shot by Andy Digney from his backyard at 2698 Bonsor Avenue (address changed to 6521 Bonsor Avenue after 1958).
Notes
Title based on contents of film segment
Film segment originates from digitized version of original 8 mm film (See BV019.18.3)
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Malls
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
Burnaby - 4750 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Video Tracks
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 13, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Item No.
556-176
Scope and Content
Photograph shows Simpson-Sears store at 4750 Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 13, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-176
Accession Number
2013-13
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph shows Simpson-Sears store at 4750 Kingsway.
Photographer
McCarron, John
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Notes
Scope note taken directly from BPL photograph description.
1 b&w copy negative : 10 x 12.5 cm accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4750 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV021.26.166
Description
Memorial service program created by Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Association; folded cardstock with illustration of "Church of the Recessional" on front and printed text within in brown ink. Memorial service program for T. Boyd Haskell, born September 7, 1914, died July 5, 1969. Memorial service was h…
Object History
Item came from a scrapbook documenting the early years of the Simpsons-Sears store located at 3660 Kingsway (after 1959 4750 Kingsway) including the opening day, staff events and other activities that store manager, T. Boyd Haskell was involved in. T. Boyd Haskell was manager of the Burnaby Simpson…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV021.26.166
Description
Memorial service program created by Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Association; folded cardstock with illustration of "Church of the Recessional" on front and printed text within in brown ink. Memorial service program for T. Boyd Haskell, born September 7, 1914, died July 5, 1969. Memorial service was held on July 10, 1969 at Forest Lawn Memorial-Park, Glendale, California.
Object History
Item came from a scrapbook documenting the early years of the Simpsons-Sears store located at 3660 Kingsway (after 1959 4750 Kingsway) including the opening day, staff events and other activities that store manager, T. Boyd Haskell was involved in. T. Boyd Haskell was manager of the Burnaby Simpsons-Sears store between 1953 and 1962. After graduating from college, Haskell joined the Sears-Roebuck department store chain. In 1953 he moved to Vancouver from Washington State to set up the new store in Burnaby. In 1962, Haskell left Simpsons-Sears in Burnaby and transferred to the Sears store in Los Angeles. During his time in British Columbia, Haskell served as the President of the Greater Vancouver Tourist Association (1958-1959), President of the Community Chest and Councils of Greater Vancouver (1960) and was also a member of the board of directors of the B.C. Lions football team. Haskell died in Arizona in 1969 at the age of 54 years.
Category
08. Communication Artifacts
Classification
Documentary Artifacts - - Other Documents
Object Term
Program
Colour
Beige
Brown
Measurements
10 cm x 32 cm; folded to 10 cm x 16 cm
Maker
Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Association
Country Made
United States of America
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Programs
Name Access
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Haskell, T. Boyd
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Opening of Simpson-Sears

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto55632
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1954
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm
Item No.
486-026
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley (left) speaking into a microphone at the opening of Simpson-Sears. The man standing to the right of Charles is identified as Mr. Haskell. The microphones have the call letters CKNW on them.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1954
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
486-026
Accession Number
2005-14
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley (left) speaking into a microphone at the opening of Simpson-Sears. The man standing to the right of Charles is identified as Mr. Haskell. The microphones have the call letters CKNW on them.
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Names
MacSorley, Charles W.
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Notes
Title based on caption
Caption on recto reads: "Opening Simpson-Sears 1954 Mr. Haskell"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Ribbon cutting ceremony for Simpson-Sears

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto55635
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Item No.
486-029
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley (centre) and two unidentified men at the Simpson-Sears ribbon cutting ceremony.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
486-029
Accession Number
2005-14
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley (centre) and two unidentified men at the Simpson-Sears ribbon cutting ceremony.
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
MacSorley, Charles W.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Simpson-Sears

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto55636
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1954]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Item No.
486-030
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley (centre) and two unidentified men at the Simpson-Sears ribbon cutting ceremony.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1954]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
486-030
Accession Number
2005-14
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley (centre) and two unidentified men at the Simpson-Sears ribbon cutting ceremony.
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
MacSorley, Charles W.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Simpson-Sears

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto55637
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1954]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Item No.
486-031
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley cutting the ribbon at the opening of Simpson-Sears. A large crowd is gathered behind him.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1954]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
486-031
Accession Number
2005-14
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley cutting the ribbon at the opening of Simpson-Sears. A large crowd is gathered behind him.
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Persons - Crowds
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
MacSorley, Charles W.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Simpsons-Sears and Brentwood Shopping Centre posters

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto13258
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
Donald Copan collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.9 x 8.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of "Simpsons-Sears" and "Brentwood Shopping Centre" posters displayed on a rack in a parking lot.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Donald Copan collection
Description Level
Item
Series
Copan album series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.9 x 8.9 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of "Simpsons-Sears" and "Brentwood Shopping Centre" posters displayed on a rack in a parking lot.
Subjects
Celebrations - Centennials
Advertising Medium - Poster
Names
Brentwood Shopping Centre
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
BV005.54.272
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
1971
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
July 23, 2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Aerial view looking east on Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto78857
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 15, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Item No.
556-004
Scope and Content
Photograph is an aerial view looking east on Kingsway, taken from the twenty-first floor of the Panorama Towers on Grange Street, with Sears and Kelly Douglas in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 15, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-004
Accession Number
2013-13
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph is an aerial view looking east on Kingsway, taken from the twenty-first floor of the Panorama Towers on Grange Street, with Sears and Kelly Douglas in the background.
Photographer
McCarron, John
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Scope note taken directly from BPL photograph description.
1 b&w copy negative : 10 x 12.5 cm accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Grange Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Garden Village Area
Images
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Proposed Lane Exchange between the Corporation and Simpson-Sears Ltd.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport42847
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
39367
Meeting Date
12-Aug-1957
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
39367
Meeting Date
12-Aug-1957
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Approval for Simpson-Sears Ltd. To Construct a Storm Drain Through and Under Sussex Avenue

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/councilreport46395
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
45643
Meeting Date
23-Feb-1953
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
45643
Meeting Date
23-Feb-1953
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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