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Fonds AM73 - Vancouver Committee for the Reception of their Majesties fonds

[Arch under construction for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] ["Empress of Russia" at C.P.R. Pier B-C] [Boats decorated for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at C.P.R. dock] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Royal Train arrives at the foot of Howe Street for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Queen Elizabeth walking beside C.P.R. Royal Train car] [Queen Elizabeth walking beside C.P.R. car] [Mayor and Mrs. Lyle J. Telford greet King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at C.P.R. Station] [King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at C.P.R. Station] [King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in car at C.P.R. Station] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [View of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in car at C.P.R. Station] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [King George VI salutes military commander at C.P.R. station] [King George VI salutes Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. station] [King George VI salutes Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. station] [King George VI and military commanders at C.P.R. station] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [King George VI inspects Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station] [Queen Elizabeth with military officers at C.P.R. station] [Seaforth Highlanders at C.P.R. Station for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [King George VI at C.P.R. station] [King George VI and Queen Elizabeth depart from C.P.R. station] [King George VI and Queen Elizabeth depart from C.P.R. station] [King George VI and Queen Elizabeth motorcade leaving C.P.R. Station] [King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's motorcade travelling south on Burrard Street approachi... [Crowds on the southeast end of the Burrard Bridge waiting to see King George VI and Queen Elizab... [Street banners on Burrard Street at Georgia Street for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at reception outside City Hall] [King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at reception outside City Hall] [King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at reception outside City Hall] [City Hall staff who served in World War I outside City Hall during visit of King George VI and Q... [Choir performing for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth outside City Hall] [Choir performing for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth outside City Hall] [Crowds outside City Hall during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Girl waiting to see King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Crowds line a street during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Four girls reading while waiting to see King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Children selling seats along procession route during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Children waving flags from a bus during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Children waiting to see King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Children waiting to see King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [People lining a street to see King George VI and Queen Elizabeth]
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Vancouver Committee for the Reception of their Majesties fonds

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AM73

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  • 1939-1940 (Creation)
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    Vancouver Committee for the Reception of their Majesties

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  • 1.4 m of textual records
  • ca. 1248 photographs

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The Vancouver Committee for the Reception of their Majesties was organized to plan the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Vancouver in 1939.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records and other materials, photographs of the 1939 royal visit to Vancouver, and twelve volumes of press clippings. The fonds also contains a photographic copy of the bound address presented to King George VI by Mayor L. Telford.

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Presented by the Vancouver Committee for the Reception of Their Majesties in 1940.

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Photographs in this fonds have been assigned catalogue numbers CVA 6-1 to CVA 6-459 and CVA 95-1 to CVA 95-25

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