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Subseries 16 - Recognition program files

Andree Blum on pool deck with the Senior Swimmers in the water Interior of Christmas card with portrait of Evelyn Lett on balcony at 1385 West 15th Avenue Portrait of Father Donald Murphy Portrait of Pearl Steen Portrait of Harold Wright Portrait of Governor General Jeanne Sauvé Portrait of Karen Sum Muriel and Peter Allinger Portrait of Edith F. Orrell Portrait of Karen Orrell Lady Alexandria to Bowen Island, Can[adian] White Pine Picnic Pine stacked 32 feet high at Canadian White Pine lumber yard Frank Brown-John on top of the old Hotel Vancouver during demolition Fire at Pier D 1st Narrows Bridge construction Mrs. Gertrude (Fitch) Roper in white jacket shaking hands with Mayor Michael Harcourt Ron Eveleigh

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Recognition program files

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  • 1981-1987 (Creation)
    Date given is that of the original records. Some records were microfilmed in 1999 and the originals destroyed.

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  • 0.6 m of textual records
  • 15 photographs
  • 1 microfilm reel

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Subseries consists of correspondence, biographies, photographs, an artifact, and other textual and graphic material relating to the planning and execution of various recognition programs held during the Centennial year, including the Distinguished Pioneer Awards, Born in Vancouver program, Seniors Salute, Centenarians Recognition program, 21 Club (those individuals honoured at age 21 in 1936), and babies born on April 6, 1986. Records pertaining to the Distinguished Pioneers include biographies of the one hundred individuals recognized, as well as individuals considered but not honored.
Additional recognition program records transferred by the Commission without file numbers are also described in this series.

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The block numeric code range assigned to this subseries is 7000 to 7999, although 7015 was the last number assigned.
Some records pertaining to the Seniors Salute were microfilmed in 1999, and the originals destroyed.

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Originals of records microfilmed in 1999 were destroyed following microfilming.

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Restrictions on access

Access to some records within this subseries is restricted. Please consult the Archivist.
Restriction details: Restricted files in this subseries contain personal information for individuals collected on registration and nomination forms. Includes dates of birth, addresses and phone numbers. Due to the age of most of the individuals at the time of records creation, some of this information may no longer be subject to restrictions.
Act reference: FOIPPA sec. 22
Access form required: Yes
Academic approval required: No

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Additional photographs pertaining to these programs can be located in the series Photographs.

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