The item consists of a poster advertising development in what is now Port Coquitlam. The poster was produced by the Coquitlam Terminal Company Limited/Coquitlam Townsite Company Limited of 549-553 Granville St, Vancouver BC. The title of the poster is "What Newspapers say about C.P.R. Grain Elevators at Port Coquitlam" and it features copies of newspaper clippings from The Province, Sun, and World from January, 1913.
The file consists of historical photographs of Coquitlam (and one of Port Coquitlam) that were shot as large format halftone negatives that were prepared for publication, though it is unknown for what purpose.
The file consists of a variety of photographic material that was likely used in the preparation of a publication, though the specific publication is unknown. Some of the prints are taken from the large format negatives in File 1 of this collection. Predominantly, the negatives depict houses in the Coquitlam area, but there are also some negatives and prints of historical photographs of early Coquitlam.
The collection consists of material accumulated by the Coquitlam Heritage Society over the course of its existence. The collection includes the following: records related to Fraser Mills (later the Canadian Western Lumber Company, then Crown Zellerbach) including ledger books, journals, statements, photographs, and various other records; records related to the lumber industry in Coquitlam; photographs of historic Coquitlam; glass plate negatives by W.J. Moore and Richard Broadridge; material related to the administration of the Coquitlam Heritage Society itself; and miscellaneous records related to Coquitlam's history
The series consists of photographs from various photographers donated to the Coquitlam Heritage Society by various donors. The photographs feature the following: early life in Maillardville; workers, housing, and machinery at Fraser Mills; renovations of Mackin House; events at Mackin House; houses in Maillardville; and various locations around British Columbia (taken by photographers W.J. Moore and Richard Broadbridge).
The subseries consists of assorted miscellaneous photographs collected by the Coquitlam Heritage Society, depicting houses in Maillardville, people, activities and events in the Maillardville area, including May Day, and the renovations of Mackin House.
The collection consists of approx. 640 photographic prints used for the "Coquitlam 100 Years: Reflections of the Past" publication produced by the District of Coquitlam in 1991. The collection also includes the transcripts of interviews used in the publication as well as the administrative files of the Pioneer Tales of Coquitlam Committee and various publications and pamphlets used for contextual information for the book.