Fonds PR-177 - Oates family fonds

Front view of house View of stone bridge at Beacon Hill Park Swans in pond Women in front of Chinese "Boxer" bell in Beacon Hill Park View of shoreline Women Woman at lookout Rail car View of Gorge bridge Woman standing on rocks
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Oates family fonds


  • [ca. 1860]-1940 (Creation)

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284 photographs and other material

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Donated to Saanich Archives prior to 2005.

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Fonds consists of family photographs and studio portraits taken primarily between the 1890s and the 1940s. Includes 3 albums, news clippings and a 1907 cemetery licence for Ross Bay Cemetery.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Accession number: 2007-046

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