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James Joseph Claxton Photograph Collection

  • 2007.17
  • Collection
  • 1920 - 1982

Collection consists of 140 photographs pertaining to the life and pursuits of James Joseph Claxton over the course of sixty years. Subject areas identified within this collection include: quartz and placer mining in the Cariboo; Kingcome Village; the Royal Irish Contabulary; Roderick's Jewelers, New Westminster; the "M.S. Columbia III"; Kwakiutl petrographs in Fort Rupert; totem poles at Alert Bay; and the Salmon Arm Boy Scouts of Canada group.

Claxton, James Joseph

Miscellaneous Constabulary Photographs

This file consists of 79 photographs, various postcards and Christmas cards from the Royal Irish Constabulary; “Old Hand remembers early days” (unidentified newspaper article re: Burnaby detachment of BC Provincial Police); and a magazine clipping featuring a group photo of “Officers of the B.C. Police, April 1930.” General subjects areas identified in the photographs include: Toc H (Kelowna); the Royal Irish Constabulary; the British Columbia Provincial Police; the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; 1945 liberation parade in Amsterdam, Holland; various historical regimental artworks; badges, helmets, ornaments, banners and related constabulary ephemera; and Claxton in his New Westminster store "Roderick Jewelers" with his extensive collection of constabulary related materials.