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Major Matthews' Early Vancouver

The Archivist at Work. Bejamin Leeson, photographer. Item # Port P567

Written between 1931 and 1956, the seven-volume Early Vancouver represents years of arduous labour by Vancouver’s first City Archivist, Major James Skitt Matthews.

For years, this popular resource documenting Vancouver’s early history was available only in hard copy in the Archives Reading Room. Now, you can view it online, in a new, fully searchable 2011 edition.

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