CA ACU GBA F2275
- 1922 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Roger H. Moore, 1971.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of the journey from Edmonton to Victoria.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on August 10, 2015.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Silverthorne, Frank (Subject)
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Wednesday, February 28, 2018