Title and statement of responsibility area
Chambers family fonds
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- graphic material
- moving images
- multiple media
- textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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Dates of creation area
- Chambers (family)
Physical description area
1559 photographs, 1 film reel, 1 videocassette
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Name of creator
Theodore Gervase Sandeman Chambers (1897-1989) was married to Lilian Therese Victoria Chambers (1897-1986). They were proprietors of the Forbidden Plateau Lodge, near Courtenay, B.C., in the 1940s and 1950s.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of the Chambers family, and home movies of their travels in British Columbia, Canada, the United States and Europe (1936-1940), as well as footage of Forbidden Plateau (1949) and a promotional film the Chambers made for the Empire Tea Bureau.
Immediate source of acquisition
Material in 85-103 and F1986:11/001 donated to the BC Archives by the Chambers' executor, Mrs. Claire Bridgeman, 1985-08? Other material donated by Mrs. Lilian T.V. Chambers. V1986:13 deposited by P. Dunae.
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Restrictions on access
- No access restrictions apply.
- Conservation restriction: material in cool or cold storage requires special retrieval and handling.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Archives code(s): 74A-001; 85-103; 198207-006; F1986:11/001; V1986:13.
Accession number(s): 198207-006; 85-103; F1986:11; V1986:13; 74A-001
Graphic material and moving image originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.
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- Chambers (family) (Subject)