Fonds PR-223 - Peter Scott Collection

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Peter Scott Collection


  • 1926, 1971 (Creation)

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1 book, 6 photographs

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Biographical history

Peter Scott moved to Saanich from Saskatchewan in the early 1950s and purchased a house at 811 Jasmine Avenue in the Garden City neighbourhood. He lived there with his family from approximately 1953 to 1963. Peter Scott later worked as a bus driver for Greyhound on the Butchart Gardens route.


Archival history

Donated in 2008 by Peter Scott. The book came into Peter Scott’s possession in the 1960s.

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Scope and content

Collection consists of a dictionary belonging to Reeve Arthur J. Ash; and photographs of workers pouring concrete median barriers for the Pat Bay Highway, 1971.

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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: Oral history interview with Peter Scott, 2009

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Accession number: 2008-020

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