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W. G. Swan fonds
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A Memento of His Year in Office

Contains materials documenting Swan’s activities as President of the Vancouver Board of Trade, including his President's reports.

Certificates and Gifts

Series contains certificates of memberships and degrees for William G. Swan and his associate Hiram Ferris Wooster. Series also contains other gifts to Swan throughout his career.

Diaries

Series contains business diaries written by William G. Swan that record details of his meetings and contracts with people and organizations he worked with through his career.

Handbooks and Journals

Series contains several handbooks regarding Swan's field of engineering, including one handbook with Swan as one of the authors. Also contains journals, pamphlets, and news clippings related to Swan.

Photograph Albums

Series contains photograph albums of various railways, elevators, and bridges associated with Swan's career as an engineer. Series also holds two other photographs outside of albums containing Swan and his associates and military Battalion.

Suspension Bridge Technical Papers, Blueprints, Plans.

Content list of the binder from original finding aid includes:1. "Kelowna Floating Bridge" Article Engineering Journal - April 1957. Missing – not received.2. Calculation Of Lateral Truss In Suspension Bridge, 9 Pages - Publication 19433...

W. G. Swan fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1540
  • Fonds
  • 1903-[1970?]

The fonds consists of photographs, documents and unpublished material relating to Swan's career and achievements, to the construction of light railways overseas during World War I, and to the construction of bridges, grain elevators, railway ...

Swan, William George