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Fonds AM615 - William Olsen fonds

W. J. Olsen, Jackman, B.C. 1903 Pack Horses, Cherry Creek Gold Mining Co. Jackman, B.C. 1903 Engine Room, Cherry Creek Gold Mining Co., Jackman, B.C. 1903 Machinery in Engine Room, Cherry Creek Gold Mining Co., Jackman, B.C. 1903 Group of men; W. J. Olsen, second from left Olsen family outside home at 2848 East 22nd Avenue Home, at 315 East 14th Avenue, Vancouver Portrait of Edith and Edna Olsen, daughters of W. J. Olsen Olsen family picnic at English Bay Olsen family picnic Edna Olsen, 6th from left in top row, Beaconsfield School [class portrait] Edna Olsen holding banner, Sunday school Portrait of men's group, W. J. Olsen seated left Ross and Howards' Pattern Shop, Vancouver, B.C.

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William Olsen fonds

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AM615

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  • 1895-1937 (Creation)
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    Olsen, William James

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0.02 m of textual records
14 photographs

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William Olsen came to Vancouver around 1901 from England, where he had served in the merchant marine and had risen to Third Engineer. In Vancouver he became an industrial pattern maker.

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The fonds consists of personal papers, including letters of recommendation; prospectus of Cherry Creek Gold Mining Company, 1901; miniature edition of the Vancouver Sun 1937; correspondence; and photographs of the Olson family, including family portraits and scenes at the Cherry Creek Gold Mining Company.

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Photographs in this fonds have been assigned item numbers with the prefix "CVA 190"

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Folder formerly located at 569-D-03 fld 01.

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  • Box: 569-A-01 fld 08