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File A-30 - Vancouver Police 1914-1915

[Police ambulance] [Police patrol vehicle] A.D., C. Graham A.D., G.O. Alsen Acting Detective A. Imlah Acting Detective D.A. Sinclair Acting Detective G. McLaughlin Acting Detective J. Ellice Acting Detective M.A. McLeod Assistant P.C. Clerk G.A. Murray Captain Police Patrol Boat P.C., H. Brundige Chief Constable Malcolm B. McLennan Clerk G.A. Donald Clerk H.E. Newton Deputy Chief Constable William McRae Deputy Police Magistrate C.J. South, Esq. Deputy Police Magistrate H.C. Shaw, Esq. Detective F. Hart Detective F.E. Dening Detective G. Scallion Detective G. Sunstrum Detective J. Killeen Detective J. O'Grady Detective J. Ricci Detective J.J. Thomson Detective N. McDonald Detective P.L. McArthur Detective R. Tisdale Detective R.A. Perry Detective S.O. Crew Driver E. Coville Driver James Bell Driver W. Hunt Engineer Police Patrol Boat P.C., L. Kirkman Inspector A Division W.M.R. Wilsher Inspector B. Division D.D. McIntosh Inspector C. Division D. Scott Inspector C.I.B, J. Anderson . Inspector Headquarters Division J. Craig Inspector of Detectives D. McLeod Inspector of Detectives J. Jackson Janitor McIvor M.P.C., Ismay Fell M.P.C., J.J. Robinson M.P.C., Jno. Scanlan M.P.C., S.H.W. Ricketts M.P.C., T.F. Coakley M.P.C., T.K. Lightley M.P.C., T.M. Noble M.P.C., W. Grant
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Vancouver Police 1914-1915

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  • Photograph

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  • Statements of responsibility: Photographs attributed to Grandview Studio
  • Source of title proper: Title taken from cover of album

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  • [1914 or 1915] (Creation)

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1 album (257 photographs) : silver gelatin prints ; 15 x 19 cm or smaller

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File contains photographs of head and shoulders portraits of police commissioners, police officers, detectives, ancilliary staff (clerks, janitor, matrons, photographers, probation officer, mechanics, drivers), mounted police, police headquarters, newspaper reporters, patrol boat, ambulance, patrol car

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Items in this file have been assigned numbers in the range: A-30-1 to A-30-257

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Also available as a copy negatives Pol N4.1 and Pol N4.2 and copy print VLP 148 which show the composite before it was dismantled

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An alphabetic index of the police officers and a cross-reference list with CVA 480 are available at the front of album

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Some of the prints in this album are also available in the Vancouver Police Department collection CVA 480-1 to CVA 480-73

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General note

The photographs in this album were originally a part of large framed composite of mainly head and shoulders portraits and located in the Police Station on Cordova Street. The original composite consisting of 257 photographs was dismantled by Major Matthews and compiled in Album A-30. Photographs of the composite (before being dismantled) are described under Pol N4.1, Pol N4.2 and VLP 148.

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Formerly located at 173-E-05

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  • Box: 213-E-01