Fonds PR-0389 - Frank Cyril Swannell fonds

Frank Swannell's surveyors on the boiler of the wreck of the SS Enterprise at Tremblay [Trem... "Manson Creek, Omineca, Oct 1913". Boat encampment at Big Bend on the Columbia River; Frank Swannell's notations. Bedaux expedition; Tommy Wilde and the fireless cooker. Bedaux expedition; Sifton Pass and Kachika River Bedaux expedition; loading boats at Fort Grahame. Bedaux expedition; at Pete Toy's bar. Bedaux expedition; at Pete Toy's bar. Bedaux expedition; loading at Fort Graham. Bedaux expedition; lunch below Finlay rapids. S.C. McLean, geological survey Frank Swannell at Morice Mountain geodetic station. Bedaux expedition; pack train on Caribou Summit. Bedaux expedition; loading a raft on Halfway River. Bedaux expedition; members. Bedaux expedition; members Frank Swannell and Al Phipps. Bedaux expedition; abandoning the trailer. Bedaux expedition; Muskwa River. Bedaux Expedition; cook preparing to ride a bucking horse. Bedaux expedition; camp at Fox River. Bedaux expedition; Josephine Daly Bedaux expedition; Josephine and Balourset Halfway River; the Westergaard family. Bedaux expedition; Mademoiselle Chiesa and Bruce Bedaux. Bedaux expedition; Westergaard family at the Westergaard Ranch on Halfway River. Bedaux expedition; Upper Kachika River Bedaux expedition; running Finlay Rapids. Frank Cyril Swannell and Ada Mary Driver on their wedding day. Tetachuk Falls. Frank Swannell survey; Takla Lake. "Fort St. James."
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Frank Cyril Swannell fonds

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  • 1811-1968 (Creation)
    Swannell, Frank Cyril, 1880 - 1969

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1.4 m of textual records and other material

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Frank Cyril Swannell was born in Hamilton, Ontario and received a certificate in assaying in 1899. He worked on surveys in the interior of B.C. He served in World War I and retired from surveying in 1932.

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The fonds consists of diaries, photographs, field books, scrapbooks and files containing notes and correspondence. Fonds includes survey maps of land in Russia, Turkey, France, and British Columbia.

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Archives code(s): MS-0392; MS-1635; 198002-17; Map Reg. No. 11507; Map Reg. No. 14104-14150; Map Reg. No. 14281-14287.

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Accession number(s): 198002-017

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Includes: ca. 6000 photographs, 1 microfilm reel, and 90 maps.

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