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- graphic material
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Ca. 1441 photographs and 5 cm of textual material
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The series consists of photographs created or received by Alexander Buckham with dates ranging between 1875 and 1960 pertaining primarily to Vancouver Island and the southern interior of BC. The photographs consist of prints, negatives, postcards and slides, whose contents correspond to the three series of the fonds: Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Limited papers; Alexander Fraser Buckham official papers; and Alexander Fraser Buckham personal papers. The photographs were not arranged according to these series. The series also includes a few original lists of the photographs and negatives.
Immediate source of acquisition
Accession 197902-014 acquired from Mr and Mrs A. F. Buckham in 1975. Accession 198303-039 acquired from Mrs A. F. Buckham in 1973.
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- No access restrictions apply.
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Copyright of photographs taken prior to Jan. 1, 1949 has expired.
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No further accruals expected.
Accession number(s): 197902-014; 198303-039
Graphic material may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.
Includes 981 b&w prints, 432 b&w negatives, 10 b&w glass lantern slides, 17 postcards, 1 col. 35mm slide, and 52 pages of textual material.
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- Buckham, Alexander, 1914- (Subject)