Fonds PR-2371 - Ray Goodwin fonds

Howard Green with Lockly McLean at B.N.A. mine? Howard Green with Lockly McLean at Revenue mine. Fletcher Falls, Kootenay Lake Fletcher Falls, Kootenay Lake S.S. Bonnington at Nakusp Taft, B.C. showing C.P.R. depot "Step off here" between Sicamous and Revelstoke on the C.P.R. Sicamous Hotel Kootenay Lake Kootenay Lake Kootenay Lake Kootenay Lake Kootenay Lake Kootenay Lake Kokanee Glacier National Park Kokanee Glacier National Park Kokanee Glacier National Park Kokanee Glacier National Park Kokanee Glacier National Park Kokanee Glacier National Park Kokanee Glacier National Park Lockly McLean and Howard Green at Revenue mine Lockly McLean and Howard Green at Revenue mine Above Revenue mine Air compressor of Coffee Creek Air compressor of Coffee Creek Arrowhead "Slocan" on Slocan or Arrow Lake Arrowhead wharves S.S. Kaslo, Kaslo Bay
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Ray Goodwin fonds

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  • [ca. 1900-1920] (Creation)
    Goodwin, Ray Starr

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128 photographs : b&w

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Ray Starr Goodwin was born in Port Elgin, New Brunswick on April 12, 1888 to Charles Hardenbroeke Goodwin and Sarah Amelia Lusby. The family moved to Kaslo, British Columbia around 1891.
Ray Goodwin became a dentist and was married to Emma Augusta Brune. The couple lived in Vancouver where Emma died in 1947.
Ray Goodwin died in Vancouver on August 29, 1984 at the age of 96.

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The fonds consists of 128 photographs created by Ray Starr Goodwin. The photographs include pictures of Ray Goodwin and other members of the Goodwin and Green families of Kaslo, B.C. between ca. 1900 and 1920. There are images of Kaslo, of family members at home, at their summer camp at Beauty Beach on Kootenay Lake, camping at Greer's Beach (Kitsilano) and in Stanley Park, Vancouver.

There are also photographs of Kootenay Lake and other natural features around the Kootenay Lake and Kaslo area such as the Kokanee Glacier as well as photographs of steamboats, the Kaslo and Slocan Railway and various mines.

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Some glass negatives are cracked. Most have identifying labels glued on.

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Donated by Dr. Ray S. Goodwin in 1974 and 1982.


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Some contact prints made and filed in the Archives general portrait files under Green and Goodwin families. Other photographs filed in Archives general geographic files under Kaslo.

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Conservation restriction: Glass negatives require special handling.
Conservation restriction: flexible negatives may be in cold storage.

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There are item level descriptions with scanned images for many of the photographs.

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Accession number(s): 198209-001, 198302-034.

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  • Box: 000845-0001
  • Box: 000343-0077
  • Box: 000343-0078