Series 2012.13.2 - Research Subject Files

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Research Subject Files

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material
  • Cartographic material
  • Electronic record
  • Philatelic record
  • Sound recording

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  • 1937-2011 (Creation)

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  • 3.1 m of textual records
  • approx. 1076 photographs (950 prints : b&w and col. ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm or smaller - 397 negatives : b&w and col. negatives ; 35 mm - 106 slides : col. slides ; 35 mm)
  • 46 maps
  • 28 remote-sensing images : b&w ; 25.5 x 25.5 cm
  • 7 CD-R
  • 4 audiocassettes
  • 2 audio microcassettes
  • 1 computer diskette : 9 x 9 cm
  • 5 philatelic items

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(13 March 1941 - 6 December 2011)

Scope and content

Kent Sedgwick’s research subject files contain original research notes, interviews and oral histories, news clippings, and collected primary and secondary sources. The series also includes both original and reproduction photographs, audio recordings, and maps. The subject files primarily relate to the history, urban planning, and historical geography of the Central Interior of British Columbia, especially Prince George area and the East Line communities over the course of the 20th century. They also include extensive notes on geographic features, landscapes, interpretative trails, architectural history, industrial history, history of Western exploration and land survey, and the First Nations history of the region.

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  • English

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    No restrictions.

    Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

    Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair dealing 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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