Title and statement of responsibility area
Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection
General material designation
- Graphic material
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Dates of creation area
ca. 1880 - 1960 (Creation)
Physical description area
12 cm of photographic material.
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Archival description area
The photographs within this collection were acquired from various antiquarian booksellers throughout British Columbia and do not have any provenance.
Scope and content
The Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection consists of images representing a variety of subjects areas including but not limited to Transportation and Utilities; Industries; Geographic Features; Military; First Nations; and Exploration, Discovery and Travel. The geographic focus of this collection stretches from Williams Lake to the Yukon border, and from the Alberta border to Haida Gwaii.
Purchased photographs with no provenance which have been included in this collection have been arranged according to subject. If photographs were purchased in batches, this relationship to other members of its' batch is noted in the item level description.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Northern BC Archives & Special Collections
Availability of other formats
Some photographs are also available as Tiffs & Jpegs
Restrictions on access
The photographs within the First Nations file are temporarily restricted due to privacy concerns. Please contact Archivist for more information.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.
Item level descriptions available for most photographs
Accruals are expected
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