Fonds PR-1275 - Ruth M. Chambers fonds

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Ruth M. Chambers fonds

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  • sound recording
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  • 1965, 1977-1990 (Creation)
    Chambers, Ruth M. (Enke), 1910-2002

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2 cm of textual records and other material

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Ruth Chambers (nee Enke) was a Victoria-area historian and naturalist who actively used oral history sources. Chambers died in 2002.

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The fonds consists of Chambers' incoming correspondence (1965) and enclosed maps from T. F. Harper Reed concerning Tarr Inlet, B.C., and the Alaska coastal ferry project; correspondence (1977) relating to Chamber's research on silk trains; and Chamber's taped interviews (1978-1990) relating to her research interests, including people and events in Victoria, B.C.

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Archives code(s): MS-0508; MS-0863; T1368-1370; T1395; T1435; T1472-1473; T1662-1667; T1786-1787; T1801; T2199; T2200; T2479; T2546; T2558; T2603; T3340; T3871; T3886; T4122; T4337; T4389.

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Accession number(s): 197811-038; 76-094; 78-237; T1368; T1369; T1370; T1395; T1435; T1472; T1473; T1662; T1663; T1664; T1665; T1666; T1667; T1786; T1787; T1801; T2199; T2200; T2479; T2546; T2558; T2603; T3340; T3871; T3886; T4122; T4337; T4389


Sound recording originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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Includes 27 sound cassettes, 6 photographs (VR197811-038) and 2 maps

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