Collection PR-2348 - James M. Bogyo collection

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James M. Bogyo collection

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  • moving images
  • sound recording
  • graphic material

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  • 1940-1958 (Creation)
    Bogyo, James M.

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3 film reels and other material

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Biographical history

James M. Bogyo was a public information officer for the British Columbia Power Commission and Rayonier Canada.

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The collection consists of films and sound recordings accumulated or created by James M. Bogyo in his work with Rayonier Canada and the British Columbia Power Commission. The films depict logging on Vancouver Island and the activities of the BC Power Commission. The sound recordings include speeches about the Columbia River Treaty at Northwest Power Convention meeting in Victoria, April 1962; an interview on the building of Bella Coola road; and interviews with Hugh Keenleyside and Jim Cordy.

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Donated by James M. Bogyo, 1978 and 1996.


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Accession number(s): 92-7753; F1996:01; SD0260; T3166


Original films are in cold storage; audio tapes are in cool storage.

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Includes 3 16 mm film reels, 2 audio tape reels, 1 audio cassette, and 2 audio discs.

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