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Item : MAP 1039 - Vancouver 1886-1986 : yesterday, gateway to the Pacific : today, crossroads of the world

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Vancouver 1886-1986 : yesterday, gateway to the Pacific : today, crossroads of the world

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compiled from registered plans and latest surveys by H. B. Smith, civil engineer ; adopted as the official map of the city of Vancouver by the mayor and council, June 1886, T.F. McGuigan, City Clerk, M.A. MacLean, Mayor.

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  • Statements of responsibility: The lower right-hand corner of the map reads: With the compliments of the Honourable Marcel Masse, Minister of Communications of Canada, in commemoration of the Vancouver centennial.

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AM1594-: MAP 1039

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  • 1986 (Publication)
    Canada. Department of Communications
    Ottawa (Ont.)

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1 map : col. ; 51 x 67 cm

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Map is a souvenir poster reproduced from an original in the National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada. The map shows lot numbers and lot boundaries for the city of Vancouver as of June 1886. The original map was entitled "Plan of the city of Vancouver, Western Terminus of the Canadian Pacific Railway".

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Use microfiche copy in the Reading Room.

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  • Cabinet: 699-02-10