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Nomenclature. Indian villages and landmarks, Burrard Inlet and English Bay, before the whiteman came
General material designation
- Cartographic material
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Title statements of responsibility
Compiled by Major J.S. Matthews, V.D., City Archivist, Vancouver, from information given verbally by aged Indians of the Squamish and Musqueam tribes
Level of description
AM54-S13-: MAP 56.01
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Dates of creation area
- Matthews, James Skitt, Major
- Vancouver (B.C.)
Physical description area
1 map : ink on paper ; 115 x 90 cm
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Name of creator
Major J.S. Matthews was a native of North Wales who arrived in Vancouver in 1898 from New Zealand. He was with Imperial Oil for most of the period 1898-1920 and held various executive positions during the twenties. In 1933 he became City Archivist for Vancouver, a position he held until his death.
Scope and content
Item is a map which shows the geographic area bounded by the north shore of Burrard Inlet, the Fraser River, Point Atkinson, and the Burrard Inlet Second Narrows. Physical features on the map (primarily coastal sites) are labeled using both First Nations and European place names.
Immediate source of acquisition
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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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Map 56.02 and map 56.03 are draft versions of this map. Map 56.04 is a table of First Nations' place names and their English equivalents. Correspondence associated with this map can be found in 847-A-3, folder 35.
In the AM54-S13 inventory, was part of Oblong L.3.
Copyright: City of Vancouver; expiry: 2021-01-01.