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Series S4 - Collected photographs

[The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in carriage on Hastings Street near Richards Street] [Leamy and Kyle Sawmill, Fairview] [Hotel Vancouver] Second Beach, Vancouver, B.C. [Man working in telegraph office] [Swimming baths and boat rental floats in Burrard Inlet at the foot of Bute Street] [Swimming baths and boat rental floats in Burrard Inlet at the foot of Bute Street] [Ships, workers, and cargo at C.P.R. dock, Vancouver] [Fishing boats being towed out to English Bay by a tugboat] Waterfront scene. Vancouver, Canada [Two sailboats in Coal Harbour] The Prize takers, Vancouver, B.C., July 1st 1890 [Businesses at 500 block of West Hastings Street] [View of Hastings Street, looking east from Seymour Street] [View of Hastings Street, looking east from Seymour Street] [Foot of Howe Street, showing houses and part of the C.P.R. station] [View along Westminster Avenue, looking north from Mount Pleasant] [View along Granville Street, looking north from the Hotel Vancouver] [Granville Street Bridge] [Plans of buildings to be constructed for P.N. Thompson] [Mr. and Mrs. Dagliesh and guests outside Dagliesh residence at Jericho] [Vancouver Manufacturing and Trading Company building and work yard near the foot of Granville St... [Passengers disembarking from the ship "Islander" at the Evans, Coleman and Evans dock] [Burrard Rowing Club clubhouse at the foot of Thurlow Street, on wharf next to shed and fish net ... [View of downtown Vancouver from Mount Pleasant] Vancouver, B.C. from Mount Pleasant [View of downtown Vancouver from Mount Pleasant] [C.P.R. station, foot of Granville Street] [Japanese arch on Hastings between Homer and Hamilton, erected for the visit of the Duke and Duch... [Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in procession on Cordova Street at Cambie Street] [Composite of three Vancouver scenes] [Storefront display of playing cards] [Boys' military brigade posing with weapons in a park area] [Men and boy standing outside the Boulder Saloon (Boulder Hotel), 3 West Cordova Street, at the n... [Bank of Montreal building at the northeast corner of Granville and Dunsmuir Streets] [Exterior view of office of Wulffson and Berwick, Bankers, Financial, Real Estate, and Insurance ... [Workers at Hastings Sawmill yard] [Row of workers standing on scaffolding at Hastings Sawmill] [Interior view of reception area of office of L.P. Eckstein, barrister] [Boys' baseball team seated on grass at Cambie Street grounds] [Interior view of Bailey Bros. stationer's store on Cordova Street] [Exterior view of Central School, corner of Cambie and Pender Streets] [Exterior of Mount Pleasant School, Westminster Road (Main Street) and Ninth Avenue (Broadway)] [Exterior of East End School, Pender and Jackson Streets] [Dawson School, Helmcken and Hornby Streets] [Vancouver High School, Central School buildings, Cambie and Dunsmuir Streets] Mission Indian Village, opposite Vancouver Capilano Canyon Mission Village, No[rth] Vancouver, B.C. [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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