Fonds PR 82 - Miller family fonds

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Miller family fonds

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    CA CVIC PR 82

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    • [ca. 1860]-1948 (Creation)
      Miller (family)

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    ca. 923 photographs;1 cm of textual records;1 drawing

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    The Miller family lived in Oak Bay. Frank G. Miller and his brother David Miller began their careers as fishermen in the late 1930s.

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    The fonds consists of three series of records arranged by function and medium. They are as follows: family photographs, collected prints and Victoria Day Celebration Souvenir programme. The family photographs document the family at their home at 1206 Beach Drive, scenes of boating and fishing, trips and various scenes of Greater Victoria. The collected photographs depict various aspects of British Columbia including the Rocky Mountains, northern British Columbia, sealing expeditions, the opening of the Parliament Buildings, and various other scenes of early Victoria.

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        BCAUL control number: CVIC-79

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