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Kenneth Waites fonds
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[19-?] -1954 (Creation)
- Waites, Kenneth A.
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- 0.06 m of textual records
- 4 slides
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Kenneth Waites (ca. 1900-1972) was a teacher of history at Templeton and King Edward High Schools who was active in fostering interest in local history during the 1930s and 1940s. He organized the Archivists' Club at Templeton High School around 1936 and was elected President of the British Columbia Historical Association in 1940. He also served as a school trustee on Texada Island.
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The fonds includes a pamphlet on the history of Vancouver compiled by the Archivists Club; a draft copy of "50 Years of Secondary Education in Vancouver" and related notes; letters relating to research on early Vancouver schools; a radio script written by Waites; and four lantern slides depicting scenes from early Vancouver schools.
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