Series GR-3278 - Annual report photographs

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Annual report photographs

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  • graphic material

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  • 1949 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Geographic Division

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44 photographs : b&w and 19 photographs : b&w negatives

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Biographical history

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.

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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.

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Transferred from Surveys and Mapping Branch, Ministry of Environment in 1981.


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Copyright belongs to the Government of British Columbia.

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Accession number(s): 198112-004


Graphic material may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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