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Item : PD 2991 - Pioneers of Vancouver : here before the train : Montreal greets Vancouver, 23rd May, 1887

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Pioneers of Vancouver : here before the train : Montreal greets Vancouver, 23rd May, 1887

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City Archives, City Hall

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PUB-: PD 2991

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  • 1957 (Publication)
    Vancouver (B.C.). Archives
    Vancouver (B.C.)
    Place uncertain.

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[28] p. : ill.

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Publication contains the following sections: "At dinner . . . Monday, 15th April, 1957 . . . "; "The First Trans-Canada Train, Montreal to Vancouver, from The Daily News-Advertiser, . . . May 24, 1887"; "From The Victoria Colonist, Tuesday, May 24th, 1887"; "The Welcome to Harry Abbott, Esq., General Superintendent of the Pacific Division of the Canadian Pacific Railway" . . . M. A. MacLean, Mayor"; "The Return . . . August 22, 1945" [gift of "374" to citizens of Vancouver by Canadian Pacific Railway]; "After Seventy Years" [those who attended dinner, gives year of arrival in Vancouver].

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  • Box: 150-B-04