Series GR-0741 - Commission on South Park School Drawing Books (1905-1906)

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Commission on South Park School Drawing Books (1905-1906)

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  • 1905-1906 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Commission on South Park School Drawing Books (1905-1906)

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Originals, 33 pages

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Appointed November 29, 1905; report dated February 23, 1906. Commissioner: Peter S. Lampman, Judge of the County Court of Victoria. The commissioner investigated matters pertaining to the actions of the Department of Education, the Board of Examiners, and Agnes Deans Cameron, principal of South Park School, Victoria, B.C., in connection with alleged violation of regulations for high school entrance examinations.

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Peter Secord Lampman was born in Stamford, Ontario. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1892 and was called to the B.C. Bar in 1893. In 1895 he became Secretary of the B.C. Bar Society until 1905 when he was appointed judge in the County Court, Victoria. He remained on the bench until he retired in 1936.

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Report. "The commissioner investigated matters pertaining to the action of the Board of Examiners, the Department of Education, and Miss Agnes Cameron, principal of South Park School, Victoria, in connection with drawing books submitted by pupils of the school at the high school entrance examinations held in June, 1905." (Holmes, p. 26)

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Transferred from Legislative Library, 1978.


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