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Edward L. Affleck collection
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- Textual record
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- Affleck, Edward L.
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0.12 m of textual records. - 1 folder of photographs
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Edward (Ted) Lloyd Affleck was born on April 5, 1924 in Nelson, BC and died in Vancouver in 2003. He was married to Jean Galbraith in 1963, remaining married until her death in 1989. They had two children, Carolyn and David. He grew up in Nelson, moved to Vancouver to attend the University of British Columbia, where he graduated with honours in Chemistry. He established the Alexander Nicholls Press. At university he developed an interest in acting and amateur theatre. During the 1990's he worked on a history of the Knox Operatic Group and the Dunbar Musical Theatre.
Affleck acquired much of the material from Dorothy Dawson who was a founding member of the St. Helens/Point Grey Community Operatic Society.
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Fonds consists of programs, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and playbills that relate to St. Helens/Point Grey Community Operatic Society. Also present is a typescript history of the Greater Vancouver Operatic Society. The photographs feature various productions that were staged by society.
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