Fonds RBSC-ARC-1658 - John Arthur Pacey fonds

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John Arthur Pacey fonds

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  • [195--196-] (Creation)
    Pacey, John Arthur

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ca. 5000 photographs

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Jack Pacey, born in West Summerland, B.C., worked at various mining and fishing jobs before he went to work for the newly-established Canadian Forest Product's Englewood Logging Division in the Nimpkish Valley in the northern portion of Vancouver Island. As part of his duties as a log grader, Pacey took photographs of the logging operations. He was also one of the founders of the Nimpkish Lake Photography Club.

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The fonds consists of photographic negatives which depict the logging operations of the Englewood Logging Division of Canadian Forest Products in the Nimpkish Valley. The negatives were created by Pacey as well as the Nimpkish Lake Photography Club and the Englewood Logging Division Photograph Department of which he played a major role.

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