Series GR-0950 - Correspondence of the Chief Geographer

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Correspondence of the Chief Geographer

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  • textual record
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  • 1921-1943 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Geographic Division

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6 cm of textual records, 1 plan

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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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This series consists of correspondence inward and outward of the Chief Geographer of British Columbia, George Griffith Aitken. Records are arranged in rough alphabetical order.

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Transferred from Ministry of the Environment, Toponymy Section., 1980.


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Accession number(s): GR-0950

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  • Box: GR0950-0001