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Series MS-1187 - Arthur Stanhope Farwell papers

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Arthur Stanhope Farwell papers

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  • textual material
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  • cartographic drawing
  • multiple media

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MS-1187

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  • 1864-1907 (Creation)
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    Farwell, Arthur Stanhope, 1843-1908

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Originals, 84 cm, microfilm (neg.), 1864-1867, 35 mm [A01236]

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Farwell, Arthur Stanhope, 1843-1908

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Arthur Stanhope Farwell was a surveyor who worked out of Nelson and Victoria, B.C.

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Arthur Stanhope Farwell was a surveyor who worked out of Nelson and Victoria, B.C.

Records include: letterbook, outward correspondence, 1901-1907; correspondence regarding West Kootenay mineral claims, 1893-1906; diaries, 1864-1867, 1888, 1892, 1894-1898, 1900-1905, 1907; financial records, 1893-1895, 1904-1906; surveyor's field notes and field books of miscellaneous West Kootenay mineral claims, Lots, and pre-emptions, 1891-1902. Also includes correspondence with Department of Lands and Works re Slocan Mining Division; correspondence with Gilbert M. Sproat re Sandon, British Columbia mineral claims, 1896, 1898; and a journal of a mineral claim survey trip in the West Kootenay, 1902.

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Restriction: use microfilm reel A01236 instead of box 2.

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Plans, surveys, and sketches transferred to the map collection, catalogue numbers CM/B1552 sheets 1-58, CM/B1573 and CM/B1574. See also maps CM/B1374 and 16240B. A map finding aid for CM/B1552 is available in the reference room under call number CM/B1552.

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Biographical sketch taken from the British Columbia Archival Union List.

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Accession number(s): 74A-124; 74A-130

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