Collection paa-7309 - Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives collection

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Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives collection

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CA PAA paa-7309

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  • Copied 1972-1973 (Creation)
    Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives

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27 negatives. -- 1 photograph

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Ian Paterson deposited accession PR1972.0204 in the Provincial Archives in 1972 on behalf of the Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives, R. Davidson, from the Human History Division of the Provincial Museum of Alberta, deposited accession PR1973.0378 on behalf of Katherine Hoskin of the Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives, and the Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives deposited accession PR1992.0330 in the Archives in 1992.

Scope and content

Collection consists of copied photographs dating 1901-ca.1940 that depict various people, views, and buildings in Peace River, Alberta including street views, an airplane, an oil well, a First Nations camp, a ferry, school children, boats, a funeral procession, and flood waters. Fonds also includes a postcard depicting the King George Hotel in Cochrane, Alberta dated 1910.

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  • The material is in English.

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Access Conditions: None. Use Conditions: Permission for use required.

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Associated materials

Other records pertaining to the Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives can be found in the Peace River Centennial Museum collection located at the City of Edmonton Archives in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Further accruals are not expected.

General note

Some photographs from this fonds can be found in Afile under location numbers A.9861-A.9874, A.10,642-A.10,643, and A.20,327. Information for the administrative history was taken from the Spirit of the Peace Museums online catalogue website located at <A HREF= collections/collections_peace_river.htm" target=NEW> collections/collections_peace_river.htm </A> (accessed February 2004).<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1972.0204, PR1973.0378, PR1992.0330<br><br>

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