Subseries 4 - Sharron J. Simpson Photographs

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Sharron J. Simpson Photographs

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CA OSC-ARC-02-2-4

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267 photographs

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(1938 -)

Biographical history

Sharron J. Simpson was born and grew up in Kelowna. After attending university, Sharron Simpson resided in Vancouver, Montreal, and Toronto before returning to Kelowna in 1984. Her occupations have included social worker, stockbroker, politician, and teacher.
Sharron J. Simpson has been actively engaged in advocacy for the preservation of family and community heritage and led the successful 2007 court challenge of the City of Kelowna’s proposed dissolution of the Simpson Covenant which was put in place by her grandfather, Stanley Merriam Simpson.

Custodial history

Custody transferred from creator directly to UBC Okanagan | Okanagan Special Collections Archives in 2014. Suites of photographs within this series have been collected and/or received by Sharron J. Simpson from:

Riverside Forest Products
Bob Christie
Stuart Kernaghan
Interior Lumber Manufacturer’s Association

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Series consists of photographs taken by, or collected by, Sharron J. Simpson. Subjects documented include sawmill operations, 1999 reunion of former S.M.S. Ltd. employees, and the Okanagan fruit industry, as well as deliberate photographs taken preserving images of S.M.S. memorabilia.

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