Fonds PR-0192 - David Scholes fonds

Victoria Short Wave Club Members On The Steps Of The Parliament Buildings Victoria Short Wave Club  Banquet Victoria Short Wave Club

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David Scholes fonds

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  • [193-]-1943, 1960-1987 (Creation)
    Scholes, David

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1093 photographs and 1 p. of textual records

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David Scholes served in the navy in World War II and worked as an inspector of apiaries. He was an early member of the Victoria Short Wave Club and frequently acted as club treasurer or secretary.

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The fonds consists of Scholes' photographs of Victoria buildings and panoramas and three framed of the Victoria Short Wave Club. The fonds also includes Scholes' membership card for the Victoria and Island Gliding and Soaring Club from ca. 1943 as well as 15 black and white photographic prints and the matching 15 black and white negatives showing the construction of gliders at Lansdowne Field, 1943 to 1944.

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Donated by David Scholes in various accessions between 1985 and 1990.


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Accession number(s): 198512-006; 198809-009; 199004-009; 90-9596


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  • Box: 001072-0001
  • Box: 002328-0017
  • Box: 001177-0001
  • Box: 001177-0002