The City of Vancouver Archives acquires a variety of records that document the city's history. Searchable database includes more than 2,000 scanned historic photographs and documents. A Heritage Photo Tour is also available at the same location. The Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project was initiated by the library in 1976, and was done in conjunction with Simon Fraser University Communication students. For reproduction for other purposes permission in writing of author, image provider, and publisher is required. One of the finest of Edwardian-era Vancouver photographers, he moved to Australia in 1913.
They are, in essence, the actual evidence of how we have lived. Integrated includes descriptions and scanned images from the 45,000 historic photographs of North Vancouver and area preserved in the Archives Collection. Glass plates and original negatives, panoramas, businesses, streets, people and events in Vancouver, B. This collection includes thousands of historic photographs of Kelowna and the Okanagan area dating back to the late 1800s. The section of the Museum includes historical photographs of Chilliwack and area.
Provides an online photograph database for historical images of the Bella Coola Valley. Database contains textual descriptions of photographs, paintings, drawings and prints from the British Columbia Archives' visual records collection. Contact Us The City of Burnaby Archives is located in the McGill Branch Library. Online database of the City of Burnaby's collections of photographs, artifacts, textual records and heritage landmarks. Provides access to a searchable multi-media collection related to the first fifty years of Aircraft Maintenance Training.
The position of Provincial Archivist from 1910-1940 and 1946-1974 was held by the Provincial Librarian. Opportunities to give back to your community Enjoy Burnaby's parks and trails! Subscribe British Columbia History is published four times a year, in Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. We are happy to share our resources but ask that if you copy items from this site, you make sure to indicate the source. We have approximately 10,000 paintings, drawings and prints depicting British Columbia, many of them by British Columbia artists. Vancouver Island University, As a part of a major online exhibition documenting the history of the various Chinatowns in Nanaimo, site provides searchable, online access to related historical photographs from the holdings of the Nanaimo Community Archives. Works in our collection are often used in exhibits as well as being used for reference and research. Indexes by name of street, park, business or general subject heading are available.
Our website has detected that you are using an outdated web browser. An amateur photographer, the collection was donated to the library by his son. . The gallery is also searchable by keyword and topic. We acquire, preserve and provide public access to the historical records of Nanaimo.
About 80,000 of these have a digital image that can be viewed. None of this is cheap and, at the very least, deserves a source credit. It operates as the official repository for all inactive civic records of permanent administrative, legal, fiscal, historical, evidential and informational value to the City of Burnaby. The site is endorsed by the Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson. The Burnaby Public Library Historical Photograph Collection R971. The database provides access to images from the University of Victoria Archives historical photograph collection, most depicting persons, events and facilities at the University of Victoria and its predecessor body, Victoria College.
Digitized examples of artwork, including photographs, can be browsed by category or in numeric sequence. In 1974 the Library and Archives were separated as well as the two positions. Comments are a means by which users can correct or add to information -- for example, noting persons or events depicted in images that are not identified in the descriptions. The Courtenay and District Museum features many photographs on their website. The Bailey brothers, Charles S.
The tonal range of the photos has been adjusted after scanning to bring out as much detail as possible. However, please be aware that the originals are old and may have damage or blemishes as a result. Orders can take up to a week and must be prepaid. The history of Comox and area is alive here in an evolving exhibit where we show timelines of the development from the exploration of Vancouver Island through to modern times. Photocopies of these photos can be viewed at the Bob Prittie Metrotown Branch in the Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project Photo Collection Catalogue R971. There are three ways to order a print subscription: 1 By phone, please call 604. The Burnaby Archives houses records dating back to Burnaby's incorporation in 1892.