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Mrs. Cowan and daughter

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
February 24, 1923
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.1 x 10.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a woman and a girl standing by a chickenwire fence, looking at the geese and chicks. Vegetable gardens and a log building can be seen as well. According to the note in the accession file, the woman is Mrs. Sylvia Cowan, the second wife of Mr. James Cowan since they were married in 1…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.1 x 10.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a woman and a girl standing by a chickenwire fence, looking at the geese and chicks. Vegetable gardens and a log building can be seen as well. According to the note in the accession file, the woman is Mrs. Sylvia Cowan, the second wife of Mr. James Cowan since they were married in 1922, and the girl is one of Mr. Cowan's two daughters from his first marriage. The property depicted in the photograph was at 2930 Gilpin Street (later renumbered 5926 Gilpin Street), where Mr. Cowan purchased two acres of land to build a home in 1919. After settling in Burnaby in 1923 at that property, Mr. Cowan became active in serving the community, eventually earning the honour of having a memorial hall named after him, which later changed to the James Cowan Theatre. An annotation on the back of the photo reads: "2930 Gilpin in 1923/24 / 2 acres, vegetable gardens, chickens, a cow, geese / more info in files / Cowan Property." Stamped on the back of the photo: "0110."
Subjects
Animals - Fowl
Agriculture - Farms
Names
Cowan, Sylvia
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Gilpin Street
Burnaby - 5926 Gilpin Street
Accession Code
BV985.31.6
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
February 24, 1923
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Scan Resolution
800
Scan Date
30-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1930 (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.
204-050
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of James Cowan working in the garden at his family home, 2930 Gilpin Street (later renumbered 5926 Gilpin Street).
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1930 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-050
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V 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 James Cowan working in the garden at his family home, 2930 Gilpin Street (later renumbered 5926 Gilpin Street).
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Names
Cowan, James
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Gilpin Street
Burnaby - 5926 Gilpin Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1949
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-051
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Cowan family home, 2930 Gilpin Street (later renumbered 5926 Gilpin Street),taken after a big snowfall.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1949
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-051
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V 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 Cowan family home, 2930 Gilpin Street (later renumbered 5926 Gilpin Street),taken after a big snowfall.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Gilpin Street
Burnaby - 5926 Gilpin Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
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