Fonds - Neville C. Curtis fonds

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Neville C. Curtis fonds

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  • 1950-1967 (Creation)
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    Curtis, Neville Charles

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6884 photographs

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(1892-1969)

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Neville Curtis was born in Manchester, England, and came to Canada in 1911. He took over operation of his father's feedstore in Cloverdale, B.C., in 1924 and sold it in 1933. He continued to manage that store and later the local Shop Easy until 1956. He began work as a freelance reporter in 1944 for the Vancouver Sun and White Rock Sun and wrote a column for the Surrey Leader. He worked for the Langley Advance as a reporter, photographer and advertising salesman. Curtis was active in a variety of community organizations.

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The fonds consists of photograph negatives and prints of individuals, groups, organizations, events and scenes taken predominantly in Surrey, B.C., resulting from Curtis' activities as a freelance photographer for newspapers in Vancouver, Surrey, White Rock, and Langley. Many of the photographs of Langley in the mid 1950s were taken for advertising purposes. They depict products, places of employment, employers, and employees in Langley.

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BCAUL control number: CSUR-306

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