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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1951 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-032
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the West Burnaby Pharmacy building on the corner of Kingsway and Sussex Avenue (4687 Kingsway). Miss Wilhelmina "Willie" George was pharmacist there for many years. The store was a hangout for Kingsway West students who stopped by for candies and soft drinks. The old George family …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1951 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-032
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the West Burnaby Pharmacy building on the corner of Kingsway and Sussex Avenue (4687 Kingsway). Miss Wilhelmina "Willie" George was pharmacist there for many years. The store was a hangout for Kingsway West students who stopped by for candies and soft drinks. The old George family home can be seen on the left.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Drugstores
Names
West Burnaby Pharmacy
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4687 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1940 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-135
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the George family brother and sisters. Left to right, Grace George McGhee, Walter George, and Wilhelmina George. Wilhelmina also called Miss Willie. Miss Willie was known as a pioneer pharmacist at West Burnaby Pharmacy at Kingsway and Sussex Avenue.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1940 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-135
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the George family brother and sisters. Left to right, Grace George McGhee, Walter George, and Wilhelmina George. Wilhelmina also called Miss Willie. Miss Willie was known as a pioneer pharmacist at West Burnaby Pharmacy at Kingsway and Sussex Avenue.
Subjects
Occupations - Pharmacists
Names
George, Walter
George, Wilhelmina "Willie"
McGhee, Grace George
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4687 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1916] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-136
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the George family. From left: Grace George, Bessie George, Peter McGhee (Grace's fiance), Hazel George, and father William George (foreground). The photograph was taken on the front steps of the George residence on northwest corner of Sussex Avenue and Kingsway, adjacent to West Burn…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1916] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-136
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the George family. From left: Grace George, Bessie George, Peter McGhee (Grace's fiance), Hazel George, and father William George (foreground). The photograph was taken on the front steps of the George residence on northwest corner of Sussex Avenue and Kingsway, adjacent to West Burnaby Pharmacy where Wilhelmina George (Miss Willie) was a pharmacist.
Names
George, Bessie
George, Hazel
George, William
McGhee, Peter
McGhee, Grace George
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4687 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4485.1
Description
West Burnaby Pharmacy - Envelope. Olive green envelope from the West Burnaby Pharmacy on Kingsway and Sussex. The envelope has the store delivery number posted on the top for "Prompt Delivery". The pharmacy sells drugs, cigars, magazines, stationary and school supplies, chocolate, films and ice cre…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4485.1
Description
West Burnaby Pharmacy - Envelope. Olive green envelope from the West Burnaby Pharmacy on Kingsway and Sussex. The envelope has the store delivery number posted on the top for "Prompt Delivery". The pharmacy sells drugs, cigars, magazines, stationary and school supplies, chocolate, films and ice cream. There is also a developing and printing service. The envelope has two illustrations printed on it, one of a telephone in the top left corner and one of a mortar and pestle in the middle. The envelope measures 20cm (including flap) x 10cm.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Buildings - Commercial - Drugstores
Name Access
West Burnaby Pharmacy
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4687 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Record Type
Artifact
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Elsie and the Raymonds

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Finley, Martha, 1828-1909. London, England: George Routledge And Sons, Ltd. , c1889. (Book) 813.4 FIN
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Type
Book
Accession Code
BV997.45.8
Call No.
813.4 FIN
Author
Finley, Martha, 1828-1909.
Place of Publication
London, England
Publisher
George Routledge And Sons, Ltd.
Publication Date
c1889
Series
The Elsie books
Printer
William Clowes and Sons
Physical Description
324 p. ; 19 cm.
Inscription
"Mrs. W Whiting" [handwritten in black ink on page opposing front pastedown]
Subjects LoC
Dinsmore, Elsie (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction
Christian life -- Juvenile fiction
Families -- Juvenile fiction
Southern States -- History -- 1865-1877 -- Juvenile fiction
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4687 Kingsway
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Cumberland Road
Burnaby - Cumberland Street
Object History
This artifact has been passed down to all the girls in subsequent generations of the family, eventually to the donor, Mrs. Whiting. This series of 26 "Elsie" girls books are said, by the donor, to have been purchased by Jesse Love and his son in law Wallace (Flash) Whiting for the youngest of Jesse and Martha Love's children Hannah Victoria (Girlie) Love, age 10 at the time, and Annie (Love) Whiting's daughter Edith, age 8 at the time. The book series seems to have made their way through some of Jesse Love's daughter's children. Mrs. Whiting. Sarah (Love) Parker, daughter of Jesse Love, even named her daughter Elsie (Parker) Hughes after the main character of the series. The books seem to have made their way through the children and grand children of Annie (Love) and Wallace Whiting. The were donated by Edna Whiting, the daughter in law of Alfred Whiting, one of Annie's sons.
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