Fonds 72-422 - L.A. Hamilton fonds

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L.A. Hamilton fonds

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CA CVAN 72-422

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  • 1883-1885 (Creation)
    Creator
    Hamilton, L.A., d. 1941

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34 drawings

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L.A. Hamilton was the Land Commissioner for the Canadian Pacific Railway. He planned the townsite of Vancouver and served on its first city council.

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The fonds consists of Hamilton's watercolours and drawings of Gastown and the Vancouver townsite prior to development by the Canadian Pacific Railway.

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For conservation reasons, researchers are requested to use microfilm.

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BCAUL control number: CVAN-567

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