Fonds AM551 - A. Bryan Williams collection

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A. Bryan Williams collection

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0.01 m of textual records

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Arthur Bryan Williams came to B.C. in 1888 from County Clare, Ireland. In 1905 he became a game and forest warden and was later appointed B.C.'s Game Commissioner. He published two books, "Game Trails of British Columbia" and "Rod and Creel in B.C.", and also wrote a series of articles for the Vancouver Daily Province, ca. 1926. Mr. Williams also drafted many of the province's game preservation laws. He died on 16 February, 1946.

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The collection consists of a Bank of British Columbia passbook belonging to A. Bryan Williams, 1891-1902, a map of the Yale District, B.C., 1906, six photographs, including three re hunting and fishing, 1910-1940, and three re hydraulic mining, ca. 1900.

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Donated by Mrs. B. Gooch on 15 March, 1977.


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  • Box: 566-A-04 fld 01