Series - Original collections series

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Original collections series

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  • 1888–2006 (Creation)

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1 m of textual records and other material

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Series consists of the original collections acquired and preserved by the Icelandic Archives of British Columbia (IABC) during its existence.

Series consists of thirteen subseries, which correspond to the creators of the records or the research initiatives surrounding the creation of the records: the Emil Bjarnason collection, Ester Bridge collection, Magnus Eliason collection, Frances Hanson collection, Dora Hatton collection, Keith Hoff collection, Helga Howardson collection, Guðrun Johnson collection, and Lillian Sumarlidason collection, as well as the Point Roberts collection, and the New Iceland Research collection.

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• RBSC-ARC-1756-PH-1285 to 1292 (photographs)
• RBSC-ARC-1756-PH-1301 to 1302 (photographs)
• RBSC-ARC-1756-PH-1306 to 2516 (photographs)
• RBSC-ARC-1756-SPSR-002 to 009 (reel to reel tapes)
• RBSC-ARC-1756-AR-013 to 016 (artifacts)

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1 m of textual records
2784 photographs
8 reel to reel tapes
4 scrapbooks
1 woodcarving
1 textile
1 hairbrush
1 braid of human hair

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