RBSC / OSC Archives

Subseries - People

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  • 1914-2006 (Creation)

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45 cm of textual records and other material

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Thomas, Philip J. (1921-2007)

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Subseries contains Thomas’ research on prominent individuals in or related to British Columbian folk music or British Columbian history. Material includes published information, interview notes, and correspondence. Subseries is arranged alphabetically according to the individual's surname.

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Arrangement was inherited from time of acquisition with the exception of those files pertaining to Philip J. Thomas himself or "The Gumboots". These files were assigned titles, then placed in the alphabetical order.

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Includes: 47 photographs, 34 envelopes, 6 drawings, 5 transparencies, 3 illustrations, 1 contact sheet, 1 print, 1 postcard, and 1 poster.

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