Fonds PR-2351 - Austin J. Alexander fonds

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Austin J. Alexander fonds

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  • moving images

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  • 1935-1939 (Creation)
    Alexander, Austin John

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4 film reels : si., b&w and col. ; 8 mm

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Biographical history

Austin J. Alexander was a North Vancouver resident who made amateur films in 1930s and was a member of the Vancouver Cine 8 Club.

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The fonds consists of four amateur films shot in North Vancouver and Vancouver by Austin J. Alexander and members of the Vancouver Cine 8 Club.

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Received from Linda Henriksen (daughter of Austin J. Alexander), 1987 and 1988.


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Original film reels are not accessible; use video copies for reference.

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Copyright assigned to British Columbia Archives by donor, 1987 and 1988.

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Item-level descriptions of the films are available on-line.

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Accession number(s): F1987:45; F1988:06


Motion picture originals are in cold storage.

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