File 2007.17.3 - Miscellaneous Constabulary Photographs

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Miscellaneous Constabulary Photographs

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  • Graphic material

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  • 1913-1960 (Creation)

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79 photographs : b&w & col. - 0.5 cm textual records

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(22 Aug 1910 - 24 May 1996)

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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.

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  • English

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    Location of originals

    Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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    .tiff & .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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    “Toc H” located at (accessed April 18, 2011); “Irish Military Diaspora” located at (accessed April 18, 2011)
    “Irish Regiments of The British Army” located at (accessed April 18, 2011).

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