Series 3 - Doug Cox research materials

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Doug Cox research materials

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  • [ca. 1860]-2008, predominant 1900-1960 (Creation)
  • [ca. 197-]-[ca. 2008] (Collection)
    Doug Cox
    Penticton (B.C.)

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2.6m of textual and other materials, including unseparated photographs
ca. 6,000 separated photographs
195 audio cassettes

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Series consists of Doug Cox’s collecting activity carried out in support of his writing. Points of origin are predominantly the southern interior of British Columbia. Collections acquired are primarily composed of photographic material, secondarily of textual material, with interviews and associated transcripts created to correspond with the main locations and activities of the collection. Contents depict and describe a variety of scenes and settings, primarily concerning industry and infrastructure, family life, city scenes, and landscapes during the first half of the twentieth century. Many photocopies of images exist with annotations by original donor identifying human subjects, their relationships, and their locations.

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Separation and rehousing of photographs is ongoing. Where descriptive indices exist, they have been left in context in their original files, with reference to the photographic range they describe.

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