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Item AAAB1462 - Achille Stevens interview

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Achille Stevens interview

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  • sound recording

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AAAB1462

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  • [1962?] [date recorded] (Creation)

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RECORDED: [location unknown], [1962?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Achille Stevens talks about his emigration from England to British Columbia in 1907; meeting Sir Wilfred Laurier on the journey; his train trip across Canada; first impressions of Canada; early employment in Cumberland and Victoria; his work as an agent for British manufacturers; establishment of Acme Press in 1909; boom days of Victoria, 1910 to 1912, and the Fairfield Chinese gardens. TRACK 2: Mr. Stevens recalls his impressions of Victoria in 1907; the Inner Harbour; Victoria Chemical Company (C.I.L.); boulevard plantings; trips to England; first jobs in British Columbia; Pender Island; relations between Victoria and Vancouver; his retirement; government work; and the Fifth Regiment with Colonel Currie.;

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Imbert Orchard, 1974-1975

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Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-074.

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  • Copying Restriction: Clients requesting research/private copies must fill out CBC form.
  • Use Restriction: Not for broadcast or commercial use without written permission of the CBC.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Accession number(s): T1324

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Orchard ; VC-[1-2]

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speaker: Achille Ferdinand Stevens, interviewer: Imbert Orchard, sound recording: Ian Stephen

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