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

["Empress of Russia" at C.P.R. Pier B-C] [A building decorated for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [A crowd on the north side of the First Narrows watches the S.S. "Marguerite" heading t... [A flypast during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [A man pushing a woman in a wheelchair to see King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [A man taking a nap in a car during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [A view from the north side of the First Narrows of the flotilla escorting King George VI and Que... [A view from the north side of the First Narrows of the flotilla escorting King George VI and Que... [A view from the north side of the First Narrows of the flotilla escorting King George VI and Que... [A view from the north side of the First Narrows of the flotilla escorting King George VI and Que... [A view from the north side of the First Narrows of the S.S. "Marguerite" heading to Vi... [A view of the flotilla escorting King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [Aerial view of S.S. "Prince Robert" en route to mainland with King George VI and Queen... [An R.C.M.P. officer assists King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to get into a car] [An R.C.M.P. officer assists King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to get into a car] [An R.C.M.P. officer assists King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to get into a car] [Arch under construction for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Bank of Montreal window display for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Banners hanging from utility pole during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Blessing of regimental regalia during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at Beacon Hill... [Blessing of regimental regalia during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at Beacon Hill... [Blessing of regimental regalia during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at Beacon Hill... [Boats decorated for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at C.P.R. dock] [Boats decorated for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Boats decorated for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Children selling seats along procession route 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] [Children waving flags from a bus during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Choir performing for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth outside City Hall] [Choir performing for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth outside City Hall] [City Hall staff who served in World War I outside City Hall during visit of King George VI and Q... [Crowds at Queen's Park during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Crowds cheer and pipers and drummers play as  King George VI and Queen Elizabeth travel by car] [Crowds line a street during visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Crowds line a street to see King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Crowds line Cornwall Avenue waiting to see King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Crowds line street for visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Crowds line the 2200 Block of Cornwall Avenue waiting to see King George VI and Queen Elizabeth] [Crowds on the southeast end of the Burrard Bridge waiting to see King George VI and Queen Elizab...
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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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