Fonds RBSC-ARC-1607 - G. Vernon Wellburn British Columbia history collection

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G. Vernon Wellburn British Columbia history collection

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RBSC-ARC-1607

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  • 1826, 1871, 1884, 1896 (Creation)
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    Wellburn, G. Vernon

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4 items

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G. Vernon Wellburn, raised in Duncan, B.C., worked for BC Forest Products Ltd. and the Tahsis Co. Ltd. in engineering and logging management at various locations on Vancouver Island and Vancouver. From 1972 to 1975 he lectured in forest harvesting in the Faculty of Forestry at UBC and was the Western Manager of the Forest Engineering Institute of Canada, 1975-1980.

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The collection consists of a letter from Sir John Franklin, Great Bear Lake, to Robert McVicar, 1826; a telegram from S.L. Tilley to Hon. Dr. Helmcken, April 1, 1871, referring to the admittance of British Columbia into Confederation, a document signed by Charles Dupont referring to a land transaction to what is now known as Vancouver, and an invitation to the opening of the new Parliament Buildings in Victoria, 1898.

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Donated by G. Venon Wellburn, March 6, 2001.

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