12218 records – page 1 of 611.

3.7" HAA gun at moment of full recoil

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr3429
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
textual record
Date
[ca. 1943]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of members of the 28th A/A Battery (Type 2H) RCA CA standing by the 3.7 " Heavy Artillery Aircraft Gun. The gun is at full recoil after the shell had exploded. The photograph is accompanied by a brief history of the 21st A/A Battery (Type 2H) RCA CA and short biographies of its…
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison photograph collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
photograph
textual record
Date
[ca. 1943]
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of members of the 28th A/A Battery (Type 2H) RCA CA standing by the 3.7 " Heavy Artillery Aircraft Gun. The gun is at full recoil after the shell had exploded. The photograph is accompanied by a brief history of the 21st A/A Battery (Type 2H) RCA CA and short biographies of its officers.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w copy print ; 24 x 19 cm
8 p.
Reference Code
CA BWVA C030-S01-IT1211
Item Number
1211.WVA.RAH
Accession Number
2000-028
Subject Access
Armed Forces
Occupations - Military Personnel
Wars - World War II, 1939-1945
Notes
Title based on the contents of the image.
Item is a copy stand reproduction of an original loaned to Rupert Harrison.
Annotation on verso: "3.7" HAA gun at moment of full recoil after shell has exploded, note extreme (maximum) firing angle and faces of gun crew registering the noice and feeling from sound of firing.
The 21st Battery later became the 211th Battery, 43rd MAA Regiment, RCA.
The author of this document is unknown.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
1215.WVA.RAH
Other Formats
Photograph is available as a TIF (40 MB).
Accompanying document is available as a PDF (0.7 MB).
Images
Documents
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4th West Van Sea Scout Troop Seattle cruise log

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr9300
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
April 1962
Scope and Content
Item is the log of a trip to Seattle undertaken by the West Vancouver Sea Scout Troop.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
April 1962
Scope and Content
Item is the log of a trip to Seattle undertaken by the West Vancouver Sea Scout Troop.
Physical Description
11 p.
Reference Code
CA BWVA C005-S01-O07-IT001
Item Number
IT001
Accession Number
1994-043
Name Access
Boy Scouts of Canada
Subject Access
Organizations - Adolescents' societies and clubs
Persons - Adolescents
Recreational Activities - Boating
Copyright / Terms of Use
No restrictions on access. Reproductions provided in accordance with Copyright legislation.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
0297.WVA.DOC
007-7.7-1.O07.001
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'16 Men Once Owned West Vancouver'

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr21386
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
March 25, 1944
Scope and Content
Item is an article by R.J. Templeton, entitled '16 Men Once Owned West Vancouver', which appeared in the Vancouver Daily Province.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
March 25, 1944
Scope and Content
Item is an article by R.J. Templeton, entitled '16 Men Once Owned West Vancouver', which appeared in the Vancouver Daily Province.
Physical Description
4 p.
Reference Code
CA BWVA F061-S09-IT020
Item Number
IT020
Creator
Harrison, Rupert Arthur, 1914-2007
Responsibility
R.J. Templeton
Notes
Title based on the contents of the item.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
061.9.020.WVA.HAR
Publication
Vancouver Daily Province
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17th Street

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr16251
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
December 9, 1993
Scope and Content
Item is a handwritten history of 17th Street prepared by Rupert Harrison, Municipal Archivist, for Kevin Pike, Director of Parks and Recreation.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Rupert Harrison fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
December 9, 1993
Scope and Content
Item is a handwritten history of 17th Street prepared by Rupert Harrison, Municipal Archivist, for Kevin Pike, Director of Parks and Recreation.
Physical Description
3 p.
Reference Code
CA BWVA F061-S01-F122-IT001
Item Number
IT001
Accession Number
2000-026
Creator
Harrison, Rupert Arthur, 1914-2007
Responsibility
R.A. Harrison
Subject Access
History - Historical Research
Transportation - Roads
Geographic Access
17th Street (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Hollyburn (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Notes
The item references other documents which are included in the file as photocopies.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
11221.HAR
Other Formats
Also available as a PDF (737 KB).
Documents
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19th Annual Dundarave Old-Time Regatta

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr6992
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
August 24, 1935
Scope and Content
The item is an event list for the West Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club's 19th annual Dundarave Old Time Regatta.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
August 24, 1935
Scope and Content
The item is an event list for the West Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club's 19th annual Dundarave Old Time Regatta.
Physical Description
1 p.
Reference Code
CA BWVA C005-S01-S46-IT001
Item Number
IT001
Accession Number
1995-038
Name Access
Dundarave Regatta
Subject Access
Events - Competitions
Organizations - Clubs
Sports - Diving
Sports - Swimming
Notes
Title based on the contents of the item.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
016.WVA.EPH
0109.WVA.DOC
007-7.7-1.S46.001
Other Formats
Also available as a PDF (761 KB).
Documents
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20th Annual Dundarave Old Time Regatta

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr9000
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
July 25, 1936
Scope and Content
Item is an event list for the West Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club's 20th annual Dundarave Old Time Regatta.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
July 25, 1936
Scope and Content
Item is an event list for the West Vancouver Amateur Swimming Club's 20th annual Dundarave Old Time Regatta.
Physical Description
1 p.
Reference Code
CA BWVA C005-S01-S46-IT002
Item Number
IT002
Accession Number
1995-038
Name Access
Dundarave Regatta
Subject Access
Events - Competitions
Organizations - Clubs
Sports - Diving
Sports - Swimming
Notes
Title based on the contents of the item.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
016.WVA.EPH
0110.WVA.DOC
007-7.7-1.S46.002
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22nd and Lawson real estate sign

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr15745
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
[196-?]
Scope and Content
Item is a real estate sign reading, "Large lot, 22nd & Lawson, 66 x 170, $400."
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
[196-?]
Scope and Content
Item is a real estate sign reading, "Large lot, 22nd & Lawson, 66 x 170, $400."
Physical Description
1 sign : hand painted ; 28 x 23 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA C005-S01-R05-IT003
Item Number
IT003
Accession Number
2013-001
Subject Access
Businesses - Real estate
Geographic Access
22nd Street (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Hollyburn (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Lawson Avenue (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Notes
Title based on the contents of the item.
Sign may have been created by West Vancouver real estate company, Currie Paddon Realty.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
0479.WVA.DOC
007-7.7-1.R05.003
Other Formats
Also available as a PDF (1.0 MB).
Documents
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22nd and Nelson real estate sign

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr15755
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
[196-?]
Scope and Content
Item is a real estate sign reading, "Best View in West Van. 22nd & Nelson $425."
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Archives Information files
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
[196-?]
Scope and Content
Item is a real estate sign reading, "Best View in West Van. 22nd & Nelson $425."
Physical Description
1 sign : hand painted ; 28 x 23 cm
Reference Code
CA BWVA C005-S01-R05-IT013
Item Number
IT013
Accession Number
2013-001
Subject Access
Businesses - Real estate
Geographic Access
22nd Street (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Hollyburn (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Nelson Avenue (West Vancouver, B.C.)
Notes
Title based on the contents of the item.
Sign may have been created by West Vancouver real estate company, Currie Paddon Realty.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
0489.WVA.DOC
007-7.7-1.R05.013
Other Formats
Also available as a PDF (997 KB).
Documents
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25th Silver Anniversary Booklet

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr7368
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Youth Band fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
1955
Scope and Content
Item is a booklet entitled '25th Silver Anniversary West Vancouver Boys' and Girls' Band: Playing Our Part in the Community', printed on the occasion of the West Vancouver Boys' and Girls' Band 25th anniversary in 1955. Booklet includes information on the early history of the band and awards receiv…
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Youth Band fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
1955
Scope and Content
Item is a booklet entitled '25th Silver Anniversary West Vancouver Boys' and Girls' Band: Playing Our Part in the Community', printed on the occasion of the West Vancouver Boys' and Girls' Band 25th anniversary in 1955. Booklet includes information on the early history of the band and awards received, photographs, and some notes on West Vancouver.
Physical Description
28 p.
Reference Code
CA BWVA F046-S03-F02-IT001
Item Number
IT001
Accession Number
1999-014
2021-025
Creator
West Vancouver Youth Band
Name Access
West Vancouver Boys and Girls Band
Subject Access
Music - Bands
Music
Notes
Two copies are available.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Copyright ownership is undetermined. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. Permission of the copyright holder is required for all other uses.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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50 golden years of music 1931-1981

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr116
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Youth Band fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
June 5-6, 1981
Scope and Content
Item is a 40 page booklet celebrating the 50th anniversary of the West Vancouver Band Association and includes congratulations from Mayor Derrick Humphreys, historical information about the band and its activities, photographs, tributes, a program of the events of the anniversary celebration, a car…
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
West Vancouver Youth Band fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
June 5-6, 1981
Scope and Content
Item is a 40 page booklet celebrating the 50th anniversary of the West Vancouver Band Association and includes congratulations from Mayor Derrick Humphreys, historical information about the band and its activities, photographs, tributes, a program of the events of the anniversary celebration, a cartoon by Alavoine, and sponsors' advertisements.
Physical Description
1 v. (40 p.)
Reference Code
CA BWVA F046-S03-F02-IT003
Item Number
IT003
Accession Number
1987-011
Creator
West Vancouver Youth Band
Responsibility
Dagg Overgaard
Mary Hickley
Name Access
Humphreys, Derrick, 1913-2006
West Vancouver Band Association
Subject Access
Celebrations - Anniversaries
Music - Bands
Copyright / Terms of Use
No restrictions on access. Reproductions provided in accordance with Copyright legislation.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
0019.WVA.DOC
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50th Anniversary

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr19067
Fonds / Collection
North Shore Artists' Guild fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
1997
Scope and Content
File consists of notes of thanks to the host of a celbratory tea and luncheon for past Club presidents to mark the Club's 50th anniversary.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
North Shore Artists' Guild fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
1997
Scope and Content
File consists of notes of thanks to the host of a celbratory tea and luncheon for past Club presidents to mark the Club's 50th anniversary.
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Reference Code
CA BWVA F017-S13-F04
Creator
North Shore Artists' Guild
Copyright / Terms of Use
No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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60 plus

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr8608
Fonds / Collection
Louise Spratley fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
1984
Scope and Content
The file consists of documents relating to a 60 plus column published in the Vancouver Province about seniors' issues. The documents include typewritten drafts, articles, correspondence, and a list.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Louise Spratley fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
1984
Scope and Content
The file consists of documents relating to a 60 plus column published in the Vancouver Province about seniors' issues. The documents include typewritten drafts, articles, correspondence, and a list.
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Reference Code
CA BWVA F070-S03-F11
Accession Number
2003-008
Creator
Spratley, Louise, 1910-1993
Name Access
Vancouver Province
Subject Access
Persons - Seniors
Notes
Title based on the contents of the file.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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60 Plus column clippings

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr8628
Fonds / Collection
Louise Spratley fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
1984
Scope and Content
The file consists of newspaper clippings of the 60 Plus column written by Louise Spratley for the Vancouver Province.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
Louise Spratley fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
1984
Scope and Content
The file consists of newspaper clippings of the 60 Plus column written by Louise Spratley for the Vancouver Province.
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Reference Code
CA BWVA F070-S05-F02
Accession Number
2003-008
Creator
Spratley, Louise, 1910-1993
Name Access
Vancouver Province
Subject Access
Persons - Seniors
Notes
Title based on the contents of the file.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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75 Achievers awards

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr21173
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
sound recording
object
Date
1987-1988
Scope and Content
File consists of records relating to the 75 Achievers awards - granted in recognition of West Vancouverites who had achieved distinction in their particular field of endeavour. The records include lists and brief biographies of nominees and award recipients, memoranda and notes regarding the select…
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
sound recording
object
Date
1987-1988
Scope and Content
File consists of records relating to the 75 Achievers awards - granted in recognition of West Vancouverites who had achieved distinction in their particular field of endeavour. The records include lists and brief biographies of nominees and award recipients, memoranda and notes regarding the selection process and nomination guidelines, blank nomination forms, sample letters and press releases. Also includes records relating to the presentation of the awards, including a sample certificate, the certificate issued to Mary Sabina Small, ribbons, anniversary medallions, event programs, and audio recordings of the presentations. File also includes a transcription of an article entitled 'The Dramatic Replanning of West Vancouver in 1944' by G.E. Baynes, which mentions the contributions towards the planning of West Vancouver made by Claire Downing and Roy Pidgeon.
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
2 audio cassettes
8 objects
Reference Code
0100-03.2
Accession Number
2012-019
2016-014
Creator
District of West Vancouver
Name Access
Baynes, George Edgar, 1907-2000
Downing, Claire Spence, 1887-1971
Subject Access
Celebrations - Anniversaries
Ceremonies - Awards and honours
Notes
Title based on the contents of the file.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Access is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RSBC 1996, ch. 165). Please consult the archivist.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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75 Achievers nomination forms

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr21172
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
1987
Scope and Content
File consists of nomination forms and biographical information regarding citizens of West Vancouver who were nominated for a 75 Achievers award.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
1987
Scope and Content
File consists of nomination forms and biographical information regarding citizens of West Vancouver who were nominated for a 75 Achievers award.
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records
Reference Code
0100-03.3
Accession Number
2012-019
Creator
District of West Vancouver
Subject Access
Celebrations - Anniversaries
Ceremonies - Awards and honours
Notes
Title based on the contents of the file.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Access is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RSBC 1996, ch. 165). Please consult the archivist.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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75th anniversary ball program

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr14737
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
October 24, 1987
Scope and Content
Item is a program for the gala held in honour of the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of the municipality of West Vancouver.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
October 24, 1987
Scope and Content
Item is a program for the gala held in honour of the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of the municipality of West Vancouver.
Physical Description
2 p. ; 22 x 36 cm folded to 22 x 18 cm
Reference Code
0100-03.9.013.DWV
Item Number
0100-03.9.013.DWV
Creator
District of West Vancouver
Subject Access
Celebrations - Anniversaries
Notes
Title based on the contents of the item.
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
0005.0172.DWV
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75th Anniversary Committee records

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr21171
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
moving images
Date
1986-1988
Scope and Content
File consists of records of the 75th Anniversary Committee which were maintained by the committee's chair, Jim McCarthy. The records include memoranda, correspondence, communications, copy minutes, sample logos, a list of committee members, event schedules, video of a 75th anniversary dinner, and o…
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
moving images
Date
1986-1988
Scope and Content
File consists of records of the 75th Anniversary Committee which were maintained by the committee's chair, Jim McCarthy. The records include memoranda, correspondence, communications, copy minutes, sample logos, a list of committee members, event schedules, video of a 75th anniversary dinner, and other records. Also includes notes for speeches given by Mayor Don Lanskail, historical notes regarding West Vancouver and West Vancouver residents and council members prepared by Rupert Harrison, and historical notes about West Vancouver and Captain Vancouver prepared by Louise Spratley.
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
2 videocassettes (VHS)
Reference Code
0100-03.1
Accession Number
2012-014
Creator
District of West Vancouver
Subject Access
Celebrations - Anniversaries
Notes
Title based on the contents of the file.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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75th anniversary heraldry

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr21178
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
object
graphic material
Date
1985-1987
Scope and Content
File consists of records relating to the granting and official presentation of the armorial bearings of the District of West Vancouver. File includes correspondence with the College of Arms, proposed designs for the District's coat of arms, and related records. File also includes a flag of the Dist…
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
object
graphic material
Date
1985-1987
Scope and Content
File consists of records relating to the granting and official presentation of the armorial bearings of the District of West Vancouver. File includes correspondence with the College of Arms, proposed designs for the District's coat of arms, and related records. File also includes a flag of the District of West Vancouver and three stickers featuring the District's coat of arms, one of which is oversize.
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records and other material
Reference Code
0100-03.8
Accession Number
2012-014
Creator
District of West Vancouver
Subject Access
Celebrations - Anniversaries
History - Heraldry
Notes
Title based on the contents of the file.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
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75th anniversary in review: West Vancouver, 1912-1987

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr214
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
1987
Scope and Content
Item is a brochure documenting celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the District of West Vancouver. The document includes historical and contemporary photographs.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Date
1987
Scope and Content
Item is a brochure documenting celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the District of West Vancouver. The document includes historical and contemporary photographs.
Physical Description
24 p.
Reference Code
0100-03.9.012.DWV
Item Number
0100-03.9.012.DWV
Accession Number
1988-459
Creator
District of West Vancouver
Subject Access
Celebrations - Anniversaries
History
Copyright / Terms of Use
Public domain. No restrictions on access or reproduction.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
0230-01.0003.DWV
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75th anniversary scrapbooks

https://archives.westvancouver.ca/link/descr15670
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
[1987]
Scope and Content
File consists of three scarpbooks containing material relating to events held in honour of the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of the District of West Vancouver.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Fonds / Collection
District of West Vancouver fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Date
[1987]
Scope and Content
File consists of three scarpbooks containing material relating to events held in honour of the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of the District of West Vancouver.
Physical Description
3 v.
Reference Code
0100-03.10
Creator
District of West Vancouver
Subject Access
Celebrations - Anniversaries
Notes
Title based on the contents of the sub-series.
Copyright / Terms of Use
No restrictions on access. Reproductions provided in accordance with Copyright legislation.
Repository
West Vancouver Archives
Other Reference Number
3015-01
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