Item AAAB3112 - 58th anniversary of first CPR arrival in Vancouver, 1887

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58th anniversary of first CPR arrival in Vancouver, 1887

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  • 1945-08-22 [date recorded] (Creation)

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This is one of several hundred disc recordings transferred from CBC Vancouver to the NFTSA with the assistance of the B.C. Archives. In return, the B.C. Archives acquired tape copies of about 200 B.C. items from the collection.

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SUMMARY: Description of anniversary of first arrival of transcontinental train in Vancouver, by Dick Halhed and Ray Mackness. Includes comments by W.D. Hayward [?], and speeches by C.A. Cotterhill [?], CPR official, and Jack Cornett, Mayor of Vancouver.

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National Film, Television and Sound Archives, 1977-12 to 1978-07


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Original disc recording at the National Archives of Canada.

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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-168.

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No access restrictions apply.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T2853

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producing company: CBR (Radio station : Vancouver, B.C.), speaker: Jack W. Cornett, announcer: Dick Halhed, announcer: Ray Mackness, broadcaster: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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