Fonds PR-2355 - Farris family fonds

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Farris family fonds

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  • moving images

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  • 1920-1938 (Creation)
    Farris (family)

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Physical description

1 videocassette (ca. 20 min) : video master, col./b&w, U-matic, silent with inter-titles ; 19 mm

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The fonds comprises video copies of the farris family's 16 mm home movies. Subjects include: Farris family reunion, 1920 (Vancouver & Victoria); UBC convocation, August 1938; Farris garden party for law convention, August 1938; Garden party at "Mils," ca. 1935; boating, fishing, etc., probably at Pennask Lake.

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Original films loaned to BC Archives for copying, 1983.


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The original 16 mm films are in the possession of Hon. John L. Farris, Vancouver.

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A VHS reference copy is available.

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No access restrictions.

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Copyright has expired.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Accession number(s): V1983:11

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The fonds description was originally numbered AAAA1753.

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References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #Br/0279a.

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