Collection PR0606 - Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives collection

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Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives collection

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    • Copied 1972-1973 (Creation)

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    27 negatives. – 1 photograph

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    Administrative history

    The Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives was founded by the Sir Alexander Mackenzie Historical Society in 1967 as a centennial project.

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    Collection consists of copied photographs dating 1901-ca.1940 that depict various people, views, and buildings in Peace River, Alberta including street views, an airplane, an oil well, a First Nations camp, a ferry, school children, boats, a funeral procession, and flood waters. Fonds also includes a postcard depicting the King George Hotel in Cochrane, Alberta dated 1910.

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    Ian Paterson deposited accession PR1972.0204 in the Provincial Archives in 1972 on behalf of the Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives, R. Davidson, from the Human History Division of the Provincial Museum of Alberta, deposited accession PR1973.0378 on behalf of Katherine Hoskin of the Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives, and the Peace River Centennial Museum and Archives deposited accession PR1992.0330 in the Archives in 1992.


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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required.

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        Some photographs from this fonds can be found in Afile under location numbers A.9861-A.9874, A.10,642-A.10,643, and A.20,327. Information for the administrative history was taken from the Spirit of the Peace Museums online catalogue website located at collections/collections_peace_river.htm (accessed February 2004).

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