Fonds AM1139 - Andrew Blackley fonds

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Andrew Blackley fonds

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  • 0.01 m of textual records
  • 8 architectural drawings

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Andrew Blackley was born in 1890 and worked as a building contractor with Blackley, Turner and McPhalen, contractors and builders. In 1923 Blackley and Turner moved their business to Yucca, California. Due to an illness in his family Blackley returned to Vancouver and worked on his own, first as a building contractor, then in Vancouver shipyards and finally with the Vancouver School Board until he retired. He died in 1976.

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The fonds consists of drawings of the Old Mill Amusement Pavilion at Hastings Park drawn by Andrew Blackley, specifications for the mill and a building permit for the pavilion.

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Donated to the City of Vancouver Archives in September 1992 by Isabel Murphy, daughter of Andrew Blackley.


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