Title and statement of responsibility area
Farris family fonds
General material designation
- moving images
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Farris (family)
Physical description area
1 videocassette (ca. 20 min) : video master, col./b&w, U-matic, silent with inter-titles ; 19 mm
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Scope and content
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.
Immediate source of acquisition
Original films loaned to BC Archives for copying, 1983.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
The original 16 mm films are in the possession of Hon. John L. Farris, Vancouver.
Availability of other formats
A VHS reference copy is available.
Restrictions on access
No access restrictions.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright has expired.
Item-level descriptions are available on-line.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession number(s): V1983:11
The fonds description was originally numbered AAAA1753.
References: Listed in Duffy, "Camera West", entry #Br/0279a.