Series GR-3298 - Miscellaneous display prints

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Miscellaneous display prints

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  • graphic material

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GR-3298

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  • 1958-1971 (Creation)
    Creator
    British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

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18 b&w and col. photographs

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(1908-1975)

Biographical history

The Dept. of Public Works was established in 1908 with the enactment of the Department of Public Works Act (SBC 1908, c. 41). The Dept. of Public Works was a successor to the Lands and Works Dept. The mandate of the Dept. of Public Works included construction and maintenance of government offices and buildings, public highways, bridges, wharves, river-bank protection, and maintenance of ferry and steamboat services. In 1947 the work of the department was divided into district offices, an Architect’s Branch, Accounting Branch, Engineering Branch, and Equipment Branch. The department was also responsible for boiler inspection and electrical energy inspection. In 1955, the responsibility for highways was transferred to the newly formed Dept. of Highways. At this time, the Dept. of Public Works, under the revised Department of Public Works Act (SBC 1955, c. 65), consisted of the Architectural Branch, Boiler Inspection Division, Electrical Energy Inspection Division, and Gas Inspection Division. In 1975 the Dept. of Public Works was dissolved and its functions were merged with the functions of the Dept. of Highways to form the Dept. of Highways and Public Works (OIC 3842/75).

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Scope and content

The series consists of miscellaneous photographs from the Dept. of Public Works, intended for display. Many have mats or mounts or have come out of frames. There are six photographs that depict various events such as the 1958 BC Centennial, parades and royal visits. Six are views of members of the BC Legislature and cabinet and six are views or representations of various buildings and projects including the Netherlands Carillon, an aerial view of the site for Simon Fraser University and the BC Pavilion at Expo '67 in Montreal.

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Transferred by the Dept. of Public Works, ca. 1972.

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  • Conservation restriction: material in cool or cold storage is inaccessible.

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Copyright belongs to the Government of British Columbia.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Accession number(s): 198305-031

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Graphic material may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

Physical description

Includes 7 b&w and 11 col. photographs

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  • Box: 000889-0001
  • Box: 000889-0002