Title and statement of responsibility area
Project 87 photographs
General material designation
- graphic material
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the series.
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Edition statement of responsibility
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- British Columbia. Forest Service
Physical description area
Publisher's series area
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Established March 28, 1945 when the Forest Branch of the Dept. of Lands became the Forest Service of the Dept. of Lands and Forests. The Forest Service retained its name when the Dept. of Lands and Forests became the Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources in March 1962. On Dec. 23, 1975 the Forest Service was transferred to the newly created Dept. of Forests. Ceased to exist April 1979.
Scope and content
Series consists of photographs created or acquired by the British Columbia Forest Service for Project 87. In 1981 the Ministry of Forests began Project 87 to research its history as a basis for the 75th anniversary in 1987. Ministry staff collected photographs from both within the ministry and externally from museums, ex-staff and forestry associations, to provide details on the activities of the Forest Service.
Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred in two accessions by the Ministry of Forests in 1983 and 1986.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
- No access restrictions apply.
- Conservation restriction: material in cool or cold storage is inaccessible.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright belongs to the Government of British Columbia.
No further accruals expected.
Accession number(s): 198702-001; 198703-002
Graphic material may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.
Includes 191 photographs : b&w, 1136 photographs : b&w negatives, 8 photographs : col., 172 photographs : col. negatives, 14 photographs : col. transparencies, 6 photographs : b&w polaroids.
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Name access points
- British Columbia. Forest Service (Subject)