Fonds whyte-409 - Alexander Lambie fonds

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Alexander Lambie fonds

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WHYTE whyte-409

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52 photographs : prints

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Alexander Lambie, 1870-1945, was a survey party member, cook and writer at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Lambie came to Canada from Scotland in 1904. He was a member of the Alaska Boundary Survey team in 1905 and was cook for the first Alpine Club of Canada camp at Yoho, British Columbia in 1906. Later Lambie wrote and published children's stories, poems, novels and completed a manuscript on his early work with the survey.

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Fonds pertains mainly to the 1906 Yoho camp at Summit Lake, B.C. Also includes some views of Yoho area and Banff, Alberta area, ca.1906.

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Acquired by donation, 1987


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  • Language is English

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No restrictions on access;Public domain (other restrictions may apply)

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Record No. V345<br><br>

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