Fonds whyte-992 - S. J. Thompson fonds

Looking up the Fraser near Salmon River

Looking down the Thompson near Kamloops

Junction of the North and South Thompson near Kamloops, B.C.

Albert Canyon

Natural Bridge on the Kicking Horse River, near Field

Mt. Stephen showing Silver Mine

C.P.R. showing four Tunnels

Stony Creek Bridge, Selkirks, C.P.R.

The Great Divide, Summit Rockies, C.P.R.

Emerald  Lake, near Field, B.C.
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S. J. Thompson fonds

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WHYTE whyte-992

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45 photographs : prints

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Biographical history

S. J. (Stephen) Thompson, 1864-1930, was a professional photographer and publisher at New Westminster and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from 1885-ca.1900. Thompson photographed along the line of the Canadian Pacific Railway in western Canada.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists primarily of views along the Canadian Pacific Railway, Vancouver, B.C. to Canmore, Alberta. Also includes Banff views, including Banff Springs Hotel, Cave and Basin, Bow Valley, Banff townsite and Brett Hospital operating room. Some prints were probably originally included in viewbooks.

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Includes oversize items

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Acquired by donations and purchases, 1967-1987


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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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Finding aids and reference tools: basic description, selected modern reference prints;On-line documents (click on "View photographs" below)

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Record No. V116<br><br>

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