Collection 2009.5 - Taylor-Baxter Family Photograph Collection

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Taylor-Baxter Family Photograph Collection

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  • 1899-1959 (Creation)

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Physical description

  • 609 photographs : b&w
  • 18 photographs : b&w negatives
  • 0.75 cm textual records

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Scope and content

This Collection consists of photographs documenting early development of the Central Interior including such subjects as: homesteading, railway construction, packing & freighting, modes and routes of transportation, schools, mercantile development, leisurely activities, sports, natural resource development and exploitation, political movements, town-site development and policing. This collection also provides a look at history of the Taylor-Baxter Family - a long time pioneering family of this region, including: A.K. & Lillian Bourchier; Hugh & Hermina "Minnie" (nee Wessel) Taylor and family; Herbert & Sarah (nee Wessel) Glassey; and Bob & Violet (nee Taylor) Baxter and family.

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Arrangement has been imposed by the Archivist.

Language of material

  • English

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    Location of originals

    Most originals are held by the Northern BC Archives & Special Collections; however some images were only on temporary loan to the NBCA for digitization and subsequently returned to the donor. The images on loan are identified as such at item level.

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    .Tiff and .Jpg

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    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.

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    "Fort George Herald" 30 November 1912, vol.3, no.13
    "Fort George Herald" 3 August 1912, vol.3, no.31
    "Prince George Citizen" 28 February 1946, vol.29 no.9
    "The Cariboo Observer" 17 March 1917 (vol. 9, no.31)
    "Smithers Interior News" 16 November 1921
    “Hugh Taylor is Summoned by Death” in the "Prince George Citizen" 8 November 1921

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