Fonds F2275 - Charles Neimeyer and Frank Silverthorne fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F2275

Title

Charles Neimeyer and Frank Silverthorne fonds

Date(s)

  • 1922 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

67 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Charles Neimeyer and Frank Silverthorne of Edmonton, Alberta were the first to drive a car from Edmonton to Victoria, British Columbia via the Yellowhead Pass. The trip was taken to publicize the route and to gain support for the building of a highway.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Roger H. Moore, 1971.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs of the journey from Edmonton to Victoria.

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on August 10, 2015.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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