Item T1126:0001 - Primrose Upton interview

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Primrose Upton interview

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  • sound recording

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  • 1965-11-06 (Creation)

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1 audio reel (00:30:00) : 19 cm/sec, mono ; 18 cm

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RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-11-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Primrose Upton talks about settlement and life in the Okanagan Mission area, 1859 to 1910. She describes her father's arrival; early days in Keremeos around 1894; her father's background; his land at Okanagan Mission; orcharding in the area; shipping fruit; her maternal grandfather G.R. Thompson, and his background; her grandmother's family; characters; remittance men; the Indians; Father Pandosy and the other Oblates who started the Mission in 1859; other early settlers; David Douglas in 1833; more on Oblates; other people in the Kelowna/Okanagan Mission area, such as Lequime and Knox and Brent; general comments and more on Pandosy. [TRACK 2: blank.]

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
Preservation compact disc made from original audio reel, 2002-11-04.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T1126

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Previously described as AAAB1249

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Orchard ; O-58/1

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speaker: Primrose Upton, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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