- 1873-1980, predominant 1958-1980 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
2.5 cm of textual records, 19 booklets, and other material
Name of creator
The climatological station was officially named Victoria-Tillicum, located at Tillicum Road and the Trans-Canada Highway.
Name of creator
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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Scope and content
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Series descriptions available.
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Accession number: 2007-156