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Series S4 - Collected photographs

[The Duke and Duchess of ... [Leamy and Kyle Sawmill, ... [Hotel Vancouver] Second Beach, Vancouver, ... [Man working in telegraph... [Swimming baths and boat ... [Swimming baths and boat ... [Ships, workers, and carg... [Fishing boats being towe... Waterfront scene. Vancouv... [Two sailboats in Coal Ha... The Prize takers, Vancouv... [Businesses at 500 block ... [View of Hastings Street,... [View of Hastings Street,... [Foot of Howe Street, sho... [View along Westminster A... [View along Granville Str... [Granville Street Bridge] [Plans of buildings to be... [Mr. and Mrs. Dagliesh an... [Vancouver Manufacturing ... [Passengers disembarking ... [Burrard Rowing Club club... [View of downtown Vancouv... Vancouver, B.C. from Moun... [View of downtown Vancouv... [C.P.R. station, foot of ... [Japanese arch on Hasting... [Duke and Duchess of Corn... [Composite of three Vanco... [Storefront display of pl... [Boys' military brig... [Men and boy standing out... [Bank of Montreal buildin... [Exterior view of office ... [Workers at Hastings Sawm... [Row of workers standing ... [Interior view of recepti... [Boys' baseball team... [Interior view of Bailey ... [Exterior view of Central... [Exterior of Mount Pleasa... [Exterior of East End Sch... [Dawson School, Helmcken ... [Vancouver High School, C... Mission Indian Village, o... Capilano Canyon Mission Village, No[rth] ... [Ships at C.P.R. dock]
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  • [186-?]-1968 (Creation)

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20,000 photographs: negatives and prints

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Series consists of photographs which were collected by J.S. Matthews when he was the City Archivist. Photographs were collected on a variety of subjects, mostly in Vancouver, but also encompasing the Greater Vancouver area, British Columbia and Alberta. The collection contains photographs of civic events, scenery, aerial views, clubs, city government, royalty and their visits, World War 1, hotels, parades, First Nations, neighbourhoods, business and industry, monuments, schools, transportation and railways. The collection contains photographs of a number of well-known Vancouver photographers, including W.J. Moore, C.S. Bailey, Bailey and Neelands, William Stark, Norman Caple, C. Bradbury, C. Smith, and R.H. Trueman. The series also contains photographic copies of documents, correspondence, published items, ephemera, drawings and paintings. Accompanying labels and explanatory notes have been retained with their respective photographs.
Series consists of three subseries: 1) Albums; 2) W.J. Moore Cirkut negatives; 3) Incoming correspondence photographs.

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