Fonds CVA 256 - Abbott family fonds

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Abbott family fonds

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CA CVAN CVA 256

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  • 1885-[ca. 1901] (Creation)
    Creator
    Abbott, Harry (family)

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114 photographs

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Harry Abbott was the general superintendent of the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia.

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The fonds consists of the Abbott family photograph album showing various scenes pertaining to the Canadian Pacific Railway and its official events; various British Columbia scenes and Vancouver streetscapes; and an album prepared by Edwards Brothers showing scenes around British Columbia, primarily views of Vancouver, Rossland and Sandon.

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BCAUL control number: CVAN-497

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