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Item : MAP 56.03 - Draft map of Indian villages and landmarks, Burrard Inlet and English Bay, before the whiteman came

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Draft map of Indian villages and landmarks, Burrard Inlet and English Bay, before the whiteman came

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AM54-S13-: MAP 56.03

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  • 1932 (Publication)
    Matthews, James Skitt, Major
    Vancouver (B.C.)

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1 map : some col. (hand drawn and coloured) ; 63 x 54 cm

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The map is a draft of map 56.01, "Indian villages and landmarks, Burrard Inlet and English Bay, before the whiteman came." It shows the geographic area bounded by the north shore of Burrard Inlet, the Fraser River, Point Atkinson, and the Burrard Inlet Second Narrows. Shown on the map are coastal sites labeled with First Nations place names.

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Map had previously been alienated from its original fonds and placed in AM1594.

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A digitized copy of this material is available on-line.

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Map 56.01 is the completed version of this map. Map 56.02 is another draft version of map 56.01. Map 56.04 is a table giving English translations of First Nations place names. Correspondence associated with this map can be found in 847-A-3, folder 35.

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In the AM54-S13 inventory, was part of Oblong L.3.


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Copyright: City of Vancouver; expiry: 2021-01-01.

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  • Cabinet: 289-08-01