Fonds PR-1091 - Ira Barr fonds

Glacier House; Macmunn No. 162 Arrival of the first transcontinental train into Port Moody.

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Ira Barr fonds

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  • textual record
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  • 1883-1960 (Creation)
    Barr, Ira Eugene, 1884-1965

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8 cm of textual records, 100 photographs

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Ira Barr was a dispatcher for the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway in Victoria, B.C.

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The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing photographs, correspondence and clippings regarding the railway on Vancouver Island. Fonds includes Barr's correspondence pertaining to his research into locomotives in British Columbia.

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Archives code(s): MS-0039; J/F/B27; 197911-003.

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Accession number(s): 197911-003

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  • Box: 000510-0001