Title and statement of responsibility area
Okanagan Valley survey, 1916
General material designation
- graphic material
- textual record
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Also known as Okanagan survey by McCaw, 1916.
- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the sub-series.
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
Physical description area
ca. 550 photographs
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
Name of creator
Scope and content
The sub-series consists of glass plate photographic negatives created by a topographical surveying party headed by R.D. McCaw, B.C.L.S. in 1916, working on behalf of the Surveys Branch of the Department of Lands. The sub-series may include photographs of and/or taken from the following locations: Long Lake Valley, Beaver Lake, Mission Creek, Coldstream Creek, Okanagan Lake, Vernon, Aberdeen Mountain, Terrace Mountain. The items are arranged based on the creator's numbering of the plates (plate number - original plate box number).
Immediate source of acquisition
Arrangement of items is according to the creator's original numbering. An example of the individual plate codes: 11-42 16 OK This code is made up of four elements: Plate #-Plate box # -Year- Survey. The example listed above would be located as follows: Year: 1916 Survey: Okanagan Valley survey Plate: 11 Plate box: 42 The file list would then be consulted to find the container which contained the 42nd box of plates from McCaw's 1916 survey.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Selected items are available in electronic form.
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
No access restrictions. Conservation restriction: when available, use digital copy. Copyright belongs to the Government of British Columbia.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
File list available. Selected items, and item descriptions, are available on the BC Archives visual records database.
Standard number area
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- McCaw, Robert Daniel, 1884-1941 (Subject)