BC Ministry of Forests collection
- 1936 (Creation)
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Donated by John Parminter, a Research Ecologist from the BC Ministry of Forests.
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Collection consists of panoramic photographs taken for the test equipment used in fire lookouts in BC for locating forest fires. The procedure was designed by Saanich resident Gerald S Andrews, a Forest Service employee who pioneered the use of aerial photographs in forestry work and later became the Surveyor-General of BC. Includes a booklet containing 8 photographs as well as 14 glass plate negatives.
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No further accruals are expected.
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No restrictions on access.
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Accession number: 2007-183