Collection - Chemainus Valley Historical Society photograph collection

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Chemainus Valley Historical Society photograph collection

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  • 1862-1994 (Creation)

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ca. 2,000 photographs

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The collection consists of photographs depicting people, events, schools, industry (particularly logging, sawmill operations, mining, shipping and farming), and the built and natural environment of Chemainus and surrounding area. Collection includes photographs of the Victoria Lumber and Manufacturing Company in Chemainus (now the Chemainus Division of MacMillan Bloedel Ltd.) and family photograph albums of the Anderson and Howe families.

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BCAUL control number: CHE-2120

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