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McRoberts Island [Sea Island]
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- Cartographic material
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Apr. 1965 (Creation)
- Matthews, James Skitt, Major
- Date based on certification from Reeve W.H. Anderson.
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1 map : ink on paper ; 24 x 27 cm
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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.
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Item is a map of McRoberts Island (now named Sea Island). The map shows the locations of farms and the Vancouver Airport, notes on flora and geographical features, crops & dates/partitions of settlement.
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A digitized copy of this item is available on-line.
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Map P 113, Map N 124 is a photographic copy negative of this item.
Authentication in upper right corner, by W.H. Anderson, Reeve of Richmond District.
Format: TIFF (LZW compressed)
*Size: 29418868 bytes
Map had been mounted on light card, but has since become detached.
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