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Dates of creation area
[185-?] - [197-?] (Creation)
Physical description area
1,107 photographs: negatives and prints
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Archival description area
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Scope and content
Series consists of photographs which were collected by the Vancouver Museums and Planetarium Association, through the Vancouver Museum. Photograph were collected on a variety of subject, mostly in the City of Vancouver, but also encompassing the Greater Vancouver area, some sites in the Fraser Valley, and other sites in British Columbia. Subjects of photographs include: buildings; streets, roads, highways, and trails; bridges; beaches; waterfront areas; parks; views of Downtown Vancouver from various sites; monument, statues, and fountains; geological phenomena; the Fraser Midden archaeological site; rivers and dams; farms and ranches; logging and lumbering scenes; streetcars and other railway cars and engines; carriages, carts, and automobiles; construction and demolition scenes; and other subjects. The series also includes photograph of people, including; portraits; athletic clubs; Vancouver City staff and officials; military groups; clubs; people involved in recreational activities; people in parades; and other activities.
The series consists almost entirely of photographs. Some accompanying labels and explanatory notes have been retained with their respective photographs. Also, photomechanical reproductions (such as halftone prints) have been retained in the series when they have accompanied other photographs.
Series consists of three subseries: 1) Miscellaneous photographs; 2) Philip T. Timms photographs; and Erwin R. Gordon photographs.
Immediate source of acquisition
The photographs were physically transferred to the Archives in 1986, and all documentation regarding the transfer was completed in 1988.
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Subseries descriptions and item lists are available.
Most photographs in the series were numbered by the Vancouver Museum. These numbers have been included in a numbering note in the item level descriptions.