Fonds PR-111 - Climatological Station (Tillicum) fonds

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Climatological Station (Tillicum) fonds


  • 1873-1980, predominant 1958-1980 (Creation)

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2.5 cm of textual records, 19 booklets, and other material

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Biographical history

The climatological station was officially named Victoria-Tillicum, located at Tillicum Road and the Trans-Canada Highway.

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Biographical history

Jack Gould Beastall operated a temperature and precipitation station at his home at 255 Battleford Avenue from 1958, acting as a weather observer for the national weather office (later Environment Canada).


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Fonds consists of records relating to the Climatological Station at Victoria-Tillicum and weather observation in general, and includes climatological station registers and temperature graphs, memos and other textual records, ephemera, news clippings, research notes, sketches, reports, books, manuals, and reference material. Fonds is arranged into 8 series: Climatological Data, Correspondence, Ephemera, News Clippings, Research Notes, Reports, Published Material, and Artifacts.

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No further accruals are expected.

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No restrictions on access.

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  • English

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Accession number: 2007-156

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