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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 illustration : col. postcard ; 8.8 x 13.9 cm
Item No.
200-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Illustration on a postcard of the Caravan Motor Court, 3605 Kingsway (later renumbered 4875 Kingsway). The description printed on the back of the postcard reads: "Cable Address: Motel-Vancouver, Canada / The Utmost in Comfort / Tiled bathrooms. Twin beds. Electric kitchenettes. Closed garages. Rad…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
200-001
Accession Number
BHS987-10
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 illustration : col. postcard ; 8.8 x 13.9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Illustration on a postcard of the Caravan Motor Court, 3605 Kingsway (later renumbered 4875 Kingsway). The description printed on the back of the postcard reads: "Cable Address: Motel-Vancouver, Canada / The Utmost in Comfort / Tiled bathrooms. Twin beds. Electric kitchenettes. Closed garages. Radiant heat. Maid service. Laundrette. / Telephone: DEexter 1138." Written on the back of the postcard is: "Dear Jessie - Arrived here about four this afternoon and so far like what we have seen. Had a delicious fillet dinner at a fine restaurant and tomorrow are going to some of the beautiful places around Vancouver. Expect to go to Victoria Wednesday and stay at least a week - maybe two - depends on how we like it. How are your children? Are they home? Remember us to them. Love, Edith." The postcard is dated "7-24-49," postmarked Vancouver, July 26, 5 PM, 1949, and mailed with three one cent stamps to Mrs. Arthur Klein in Los Angeles, California.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Names
Caravan Motor Court
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4875 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
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