Collection Add. MSS. 335 - Vancouver Maritime Museum collection

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Vancouver Maritime Museum collection

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CA CVAN Add. MSS. 335

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  • 1768-1987, predominant 1888-1980 (Creation)

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28.2 m of textual records
820 architectural and technical drawings
ca. 30 photographs

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Custodial history

The material was in the custody of the Vancouver Maritime Museum before it was transferred to the Archives at intervals from 1964 to 1991.

Scope and content

The collection contains records pertaining to a wide variety of maritime subjects and includes log books and ships' plans, records pertaining to ships' crews, records pertaining to the Royal Commission on Pilotage held in the 1960s, drawings of harbours, records of the North Vancouver Ferry Company and records of the Point Atkinson Lightstation. The collection also includes records of the Board of Directors of the Maritime Museum from 1974 to 1987. Files arranged into the following 13 series by the archivist: Agreement or articles and accout of crew forms; Board of Directors records; Captain Samuel L. Robinson records; H.A. Renwick records pertaining to the Royal Commission on Pilotage; Harbours; log books, notebooks and similar records; M.V. Pentowna Plans; miscellaneous records; Point Atkinson Lightstation papers; records of the North Vancouver Ferry Company; Requisition records; Ships' plans collection; and St. Roch restoration drawings.

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Some files restricted. Please consult the archivist.

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BCAUL control number: CVAN-198

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