The fonds consists of records from three distinct sources: the Leonard Frank Photos studio, the Frank family , and the Landauer family. The records of Leonard Frank Photos studio constitute those that remained after the closure of the business in 1983. They consist of photographs and textual records. The photographs cover many significant events and developments in British Columbia's history. Their major subject areas include logging, lumbering, mining, shipping, fishing and transportation; the construction of bridges and buildings in the Vancouver area; famous people; aboriginal peoples; and scenic views of mountainous, coastal, and urban areas. The photographs were taken by Leonard Frank and Otto Landauer. The textual records consist of photographic FindingAids, business correspondence, financial records, and historical and reference material. The records of the Frank family consist of the personal papers of Leonard and Bernard Frank. The records of the Landauer family consist of the personal papers of Otto Landauer and members of his family.
Photograph depicts the decorative pool and formal gardens at UBC.
Front shot of rectangular decorative pool framed by low hedge; two women sitting on bench behind pool, man standing to the left of them; formal gardens and buildings in the background; photograph has spots of discolouration, presumably from poor washing after developing.
Photograph depicts the 600 block of Granville Street.
Angled shot of cars parked in front of storefronts on either side of street; shops include R.C. Purdy Chocolates, D'Allaird's, Charlton and Morgan, Tip Top Tailors, Dall's Irish Linens, the Colonial Theatre and Imperial Optical Company, among others.
Photograph depicts the corner of Granville and Georgia, facing north.
Hudson's Bay Company in right of image; storefronts with large awnings in left of image; streetcars in middle of street; old CPR Chateau or "Gothic Railway" style station visible at end of street in background of image.
Photograph depicts Vancouver waterfront as seen from the shore of Stanley Park.
Dirt shoreline path with wood guardrail along outer side of path; trawlers and barges in harbour; Vancouver landmark buildings visible in the background, including the Sun Tower, the Dominion Building, and the Granville Clock Tower; "LEONARD FRANK" etched in lower right corner.