Fonds PR-0655 - Frederick Longstaff fonds

Glacier House being demolished Glacier House being demolished Captain A. Bray, Canadian Ordnance Corps; album 66. "Mrs. Young at Glacier, BC." Mountain climbing; Longstaff collection. Mountain climbers; Longstaff collection

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Frederick Longstaff fonds

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  • textual record
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  • 1859-1961 (Creation)
    Longstaff, Frederick Victor, 1879-1961

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12.4 m of textual records, 1200 photographs, ca. 55 maps

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Frederick Longstaff was an army officer, architectural draughtsman and historian. He was interested in military affairs, naval history, mountaineering, the Anglican Church and the history of B.C. in general.

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The fonds consists of diaries, correspondence, subject files, scrapbooks, household accounts, photographs, and maps.

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Archives code(s): MS-0677; 198504-001; M889132.

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Accession number(s): 198504-001; 198001-002; M856030; 13653F

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