Series - The Optimist printers records

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The Optimist printers records

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  • 1922-1981 (Creation)

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16 cm of textual records

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Series consists of programmes, pamphlets, forms, directories, letterheads, bound reports, tickets, announcements, and other material printed by The Optimist. Customers of The Optimist printing operation included the Corporation of Delta, Delta businesses, the Delta Agricultural Society and other non-profit organizations and private individuals. The printed material includes examples from other lower mainland presses. The Optimist was the main printer in Delta and Ladner, and the material collected in this series reflects the business, municipal and social activities and events of the day. The series also includes an order book for printing jobs done between 1955 and 1963, as well as a copy of the booklet "Tsawwassen Legends" published and printed by The Optimist.

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July 11, 2014

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