Fonds PR-2379 - Robert H. Savery fonds

Cowichan Indian Marriage Dance. [Belted Kingfisher] [Cormorants] [Guillemot] [Starfish] [Crab] [Waxwing And Swallow] [Sparrow] [Oriole] [Oriole And Woodpecker] [Buck and buck skeleton] [Buck : colour] [Gazelle] [Moose] [Bontebok And Muskoxen] [Moose] [Untitled] Mexican Helmeted Lizard [Mexican Helmeted Lizard?] [Rooster] [Toucan] [Toucan] [Pointsettia] [Poisonous Snakes] [Constricting Snake] Yellowheaded Amazon parrot [Bare-Eyed Cockatoo] [Mexican Squirrel Cuckoo] [Red And Gold Mackaw] [Monkey]
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Robert H. Savery fonds

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  • 1937-[196-?] (Creation)
    Savery, Robert Hubert, 1902-1980

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20 cm of textual and graphic records

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Robert Hubert Savery was born in 1902 in England. He began working for the Department of Public Works, in British Columbia, on September 1, 1944, as an Assistant Architect. In 1959, he became responsible for landscape design for the projects of that Ministry and was responsible for several notable landscaping projects in Victoria and throughout the province. He retired on February 8, 1967. Savery was also an artist. Robert Savery died in 1980.

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Fonds consists of the artwork and collected notes and materials of Robert Savery.

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Plans designed by Savery can be found under accession M845036. The accession consists of 18 plans with the following reference codes: 19937A; 19938A; 19939A; 19940A; 19941A; 19942A; 19943A; 19944A; 19945B; 19946B; 19947A; 19948A; 19949A; 19950A; 19951A; 19952C; and 19953A.

These plans are described at the item level in F7: Archives cartographic collection.

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Accession numbers: 199010-004, PDP05370, PDP05371, PDP03717

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