Fonds PR-0672 - Alfred Marler fonds

Indian potlatch, Alert Bay Young First Nations couple; Rachel and Edward Whonnock, Alert Bay, BC. Mr. Halliday's boat at the mouth of Kingcome River, fifty miles from Alert Bay Village, Alert Bay, B.C. Alfred Marler The William Halliday family on the porch of their home in Alert Bay Nimkish [sic] River, Van. Island View of Kingcombe, B.C. Christ Church, Alert Bay Thunderbird of Wawkyas Totem poles in front of Cluet's house, Alert Bay

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Alfred Marler fonds

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  • Copied 1979 (originally created ca. 1910) (Creation)
    Marler, Alfred

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1 cm of textual records and 20 photographs : b&w

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Alfred Marler was a resident of Alert Bay, B.C.

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Loaned for copying by Mrs. Peter Jenewien in 1979.

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The fonds consists of a letter to his niece written in 1910, and Alfred Marler's photographs, including photographs taken at Alert Bay by W.M. Halliday (Indian agent).

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Accession number(s): 79-062; 197901-039

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