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Fonds AM1052 - City of Vancouver Archives postcard collection

Vancouver, B.C, Canada. Aerial View of English Bay & Mountains "A Vancouver tooth-pick" (fir tree) length 204 feet "Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle" "Home" [Dunbar area] "Johnson Line". M/S Lions Gate [at First Narrows] "Johnson Line". M/S Lions Gate [passing under the Lions Gate Bridge] "Johnson Line". M/S Lions Gate [passing under the Lions Gate Bridge] "Lions and Grouse Mountain" North Vancouver B.C. "Palma" Canada, Ottawa, 1907 "Seeing Vancouver" : auto at big tree, B.C. "Seton Lake" Bridge River B.C. - The world's largest totem pole "Sunrise," Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C. "Sunset Inn" Selma Park B.C. "The Lions," Vancouver, B.C. "The Southern Cross" at Stuart Island, B.C. 102nd Battalion marching through Comox 1st July Parade - Prince Rupert 20 real photographs for your album, for your friends - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 24 beautiful views of the Canadian Pacific Rockies 2nd Canyon Capilano, North Vancouver B.C. 2nd Canyon Capilano, North Vancouver B.C. 2nd Canyon Capilano, North Vancouver B.C. 30,000 Fraser River salmon, B.C. [Army group in formation with officers] [Beach and ocean] [Brockton Point lighthouse] [Camp A.M.C., McCaulay Plains, Esquimalt, B.C.] [Coal Harbour and Stanley Park] [Composite photograph depicting the development of downtown Vancouver in ten year increments.] [English Bay Beach, Vancouver] [English Bay, Stanley Park, and the North Shore mountains] [Entrance to Stanley Park] [Girl in a Wetsuit, Stanley Park] [Group at Heide and Dickie Camp, Churchill Bay] [Group at Hollow Tree, Stanley Park] [Group eating at a picnic table, Stanley Park] [Group in an automobile in front of the hollow tree, Stanley Park] [Group shot of the Canadian team at an international marksmanship competition] Lumberman's Arch, Stanley Park [Man with salmon] [Members of 1st Canadian Reserve] [Memorial to fallen officers and men of the 102nd Battalion North British Columbia] [Mount Seymour and Seymour Indian Reserve seen from across Burrard Inlet] [Neptune's Locker, New Westminster] [Parade] [Point Atkinson Lighthouse, West Vancouver, B.C.] [Portrait of three young men] [Princess Marguerite, one of the Canadian Pacific Railway's coastal steamships] [Rock gardens at Queen Elizabeth Park] [S.S. Beaver boiler ; S.S. Beaver at anchor in James Bay, Victoria]
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City of Vancouver Archives postcard collection

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AM1052

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  • 1932-present (Collection)
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    Vancouver (B.C.). Archives
  • [ca. 1864]-1980 (Creation)

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ca. 3,000 postcards

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The items in this collection come from a wide variety of donors and other sources, and were generally acquired as single items and not as part of larger collections or fonds.

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Collection consists of postcards of families, individuals, street scenes, neighbourhoods, buildings, ceremonial occasions, social events, sports, business, transportation, and military subjects pertaining to mainly to Vancouver and other cities in Bristish Columbia and other provinces.

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