Fonds PR-115 - Dennis Minaker fonds

Aya and Toyo Ono in front of their house at 3157 Tillicum Road Victoria Amateur Swimming Club at 1st annual carnival & gala at Ladysmith
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Dennis Minaker fonds


  • 1992-1996 (Creation)

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12 cm textual records, 395 copy photographs, 1 framed photograph

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Dennis Minaker is the author of Next to the Gorge and The Gorge of Summers Gone.


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Donated to Saanich Archives in 2007 and 2008 by Dennis Minaker.

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Fonds consists of records created and compiled by Dennis Minaker during his research for Next to the Gorge and The Gorge of Summers Gone from 1992 to 1996. The fonds includes research notes and reproduction photographs copied from other institutions and individuals.

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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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Associated material: Dennis Minaker, Next to the Gorge: a history of the neighbourhood bound by Tillicum, Burnside, and Harriet Roads and the Gorge Waterway, 1852-1996; Dennis Minaker, The Gorge of summers gone: a history of Victoria's inland waterway.

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Accession number: 2007-071, 2008-017, 2010-024, 2012-038

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