Title and statement of responsibility area
Herald Street collection
General material designation
- textual record
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the collection.
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
[ca. 1849 to 1970] (Creation)
Physical description area
Ca. 10 m of textual records
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Scope and content
The collection consists of records created ca. 1849 to 1970 by the Dept. of Lands and Works and related departments, including pre-Confederation government bodies.
Immediate source of acquisition
The records known as the Herald Street Collection were stored in a government warehouse on Herald Street in Victoria and were transferred to the BC Archives around 1980.
The records were stored in a government warehouse on Herald Street in Victoria and were transferred to the BC Archives around 1980. The records were in no particular order and were inventoried by Archives staff. Lists were made that identified individual records as inventory I and Inventory II. Some items were removed from the inventory and described with individual GR numbers.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
No access restrictions apply.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Some lower level descriptions available. Hard copy inventory binders available in the reference room.
Some of the records from this collection have been described separately as GR's.
No further accruals expected
Archives code(s): GR-1069.
Accession number(s): GR-1069