Item AAAB1433 - Douglas Hunter interview

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Douglas Hunter interview

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  • 1962-03-29 [date recorded] (Creation)

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RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Douglas Hunter talks about his family coming to Victoria in 1884, and his grandfather, John Robson, who was editor of the "British Columbian", "Colonist", and "Victoria Colonist", and la;ter Premier. Dr. Hunter discusses his grandfather's life and character; his conflict with Judge Begbie; the island-versus-mainland rivalry; Richard McBride as premier; W.J. Bowser; Colonel Prior; Joe; Martin; and Thomas McInnes. TRACK 2: Dr. Hunter discusses elections in Victoria; early Victoria; the Legislative buildings; the Empress Hotel; ferries; changes in Victoria; confederation debates; s;ports; Lester Patrick; the James Bay Athletic Association, and the future of Victoria.;

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-073.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T1298

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Orchard ; VC-13/1-2

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speaker: Douglas Hunter, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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