Bookmark and Share

Fonds AM422 - Eric Chown fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Eric Chown fonds

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on the provenance of the fonds.

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

AM422

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1960-1968 (Creation)
    Creator
    Chown, Eric Vickers

Physical description area

Physical description


  • 0.08 m of textual records (3 v.)
  • 3 photographs

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1897-?)

Biographical history

Eric Chown was born in Toronto and practiced law in Winnipeg and Shoal Lake, Manitoba. Later, he joined the Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada and was appointed Branch Manager in Vancouver. In 1960, he was appointed Presiding Judge to Vancouver's first Citizenship Court where he served until 1968. Chown's father was Samuel Dwight Chown, a founder of the United Church of Canada.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds consists of four scrapbooks assembled by Chown. Two of them cover his tenure with the Citizenship Court (1960-1968), another deals with the War Savings Committee (1940-1942), and the last contains certificates of distinction presented to Chown as well as clippings, programs, photographs (of Kiwanis Club activities and Barbara Ann Scott) relating to the Chown family, Samuel Dwight Chown, and the United Church.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Donated by Eric Vickers Chown in 1976 and 1982.

Arrangement

Photographs in this fonds have been assigned catalogue numbers with the prefix CVA 471.

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Item list of photographs available in hardcopy in the reading room.

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres

Container name

  • Box: 555-G-01
  • Box: 212-C-06
  • Box: 559-D