Item AAAB0372 - George Mowat interview

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George Mowat interview

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  • 1962-05 [date recorded] (Creation)

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RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: George "Rebel" Mowat, a veteran tour guide, discusses the origins of Butchart Gardens; Mr. and Mrs. R.P. Butchart; Mr.Butchart's cement business; the variety of flowers; incidents in the gar;dens; the Butchart's house and the garden tours. TRACK 2: Mr. Mowat continues with his discussion about other Victoria gardens; the visit of the King of Siam; a review of the history of Victoria; Vi;ctoria schools and homes; growing up in Victoria; Beacon Hill Park; tourists and the changing Victoria.;

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.

  • Complete transcript on file.
  • Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-024.

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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): T0325

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Orchard ; VC-11/1-2

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speaker: George Mowat, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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