RBCM Archives

Collection PR-0089 - A.B. Young photograph collection

On the way Duncan with Herod Ready to embark The old barracks Homestead Ft. St. John from Homestead McLean and Haight bound down Judge Robinson's party Quick, Taylor, Beagle, Finch Homestead

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A.B. Young photograph collection

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PR-0089

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  • [ca. 1912]-1928 (Creation)
    Creator
    Young, Alfred Barringer

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70 photographs : b&w

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Young, Alfred Barringer (1908-1996)

Biographical history

A.B. Young was born in Gosport, England in 1908. He was in the Royal Canadian Navy and died in Victoria, B.C. on December 12, 1996.

Custodial history

The source of the photographs is unknown. They were donated by A.B. Young around 1965 and accessioned in 1979.

Scope and content

The collection consists of a dismantled album of unknown provenance, probably created around 1912. Many of the 32 black and white images have captions which indicate that they are of the Fort St. John area. The images show transportation across the Peace River by canoe and scow as well as homesteaded property and livestock. These images were given item level HP numbers from HP058641 to HP058672.

The collection also includes 38 miscellaneous black and white photographs (some postcards) that are mostly unidentified. Some are labelled as Prince Rupert, 1928, Butedale, Kennedy Island and Port Essington.

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Some of the photographs have been described and scanned at the item level.

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Accession number(s): 197901-070

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  • Box: 001320-0001