Title and statement of responsibility area
Annual report photographs
General material designation
- graphic material
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Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
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Edition statement of responsibility
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- British Columbia. Geographic Division
Physical description area
44 photographs : b&w and 19 photographs : b&w negatives
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Archival description area
Name of creator
British Columbia. Geographic Division (1919-1971)
The British Columbia Geographic Division was first established in 1912 as the Geographic Branch, a sub-branch of the Surveys Branch in the Dept. of Lands. The name changed in 1919 to Geographic Division until 1971.
Scope and content
Series consists of photographs created by the Geographic Division for use in their 1950 and 1951 annual reports. The reports formed part of the larger report of the Department of Lands and Forests. The files contain photographs, including prints and negatives taken in 1949. All but one of the negatives has an accompanying print. There are multiple copies of some of the prints. The photographs show the Geographic Division staff at work.
Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred from Surveys and Mapping Branch, Ministry of Environment in 1981.
Language of material
Script of material
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Restrictions on access
- No access restrictions apply.
- Conservation restriction: material in cool or cold storage is inaccessible.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright belongs to the Government of British Columbia.
No further accruals expected.
Accession number(s): 198112-004
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