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City hospital, Cambie, Pender & Beatty Street, Vancouver 1888-1905
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- Architectural drawing
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Jan. 1949 (Creation)
- Matthews, James Skitt, Major
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1 architectural drawing : ink on paper
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Major J.S. Matthews was a native of North Wales who arrived in Vancouver in 1898 from New Zealand. He was with Imperial Oil for most of the period 1898-1920 and held various executive positions during the twenties. In 1933 he became City Archivist for Vancouver, a position he held until his death.
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Item is a site plan of Vancouver's first City hospital, including floor plans of buildings. Information for the design was provided by Elinor Bugg.
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This item is listed in the AM54 inventory as being Oblong S.35.
Copyright: City of Vancouver; expiry: 2021-01-01.