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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1989-1993
Collection/Fonds
Keith Jamieson fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
3 scrapbook albums : 245 photographs + other material
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of three scrapbooks providing a detailed account of the fundraising, restoration and installation of the Parker Carousel #119 which was rescued from the PNE and re-installed at the Burnaby Village Museum. Scrapbooks were created by Keith and Pat Jamieson and contain photographs, news…
Administrative History
Keith Jamieson was one of the founding members of the Lower Mainland Association of the Friends of the Vancouver Carousel. The Association was created in 1989 to raise funds to rescue the Parker Carousel #119 from Playland at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE). As a collector and restorer of vin…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Keith Jamieson fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
3 scrapbook albums : 245 photographs + other material
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of three scrapbooks providing a detailed account of the fundraising, restoration and installation of the Parker Carousel #119 which was rescued from the PNE and re-installed at the Burnaby Village Museum. Scrapbooks were created by Keith and Pat Jamieson and contain photographs, newspaper clippings, publicity and correspondence documenting this historical event and are described at item level.
Administrative History
Keith Jamieson was one of the founding members of the Lower Mainland Association of the Friends of the Vancouver Carousel. The Association was created in 1989 to raise funds to rescue the Parker Carousel #119 from Playland at the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE). As a collector and restorer of vintage carousel horses, Keith and his wife Pat took a keen interest in saving this carousel. In May 1989, Burnaby Village Museum agreed to provide a home for the carousel and Friends of the Carousel set about raising the $350,000 to purchase the machine which opened at the Museum in September 1992. Jamieson a carousel expert, worked on restoring the Expo ’86 carousel and agreed to oversee the restoration of the Parker Carousel when it was moved to Burnaby.
Subjects
Carousels
Names
Lower Mainland Association of the Friends of the Vancouver Carousel
Jamieson, Keith
Jamieson, Pat
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Accession Code
BV015.41
Date
1989-1993
Media Type
Photograph
Textual Record
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Arrangement
Scrapbooks were arranged by Keith and Pat Jamieson before donation.
Notes
Title based on contents of fonds
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1977
Collection/Fonds
William Harold Carr fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
1 album : 26 photographs : b&w ; 7.5 x 12.5 mounted on paper 25.5 x 33 cm + 1 photograph : col. 9 x 13 cm mounted on paper 25.5 x 33 cm + 1 photograph : col. 9 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a thirty three page photograph album documenting the building of an outhouse by Century Park Museum Association volunteer, Harold Carr on the site of Heritage Village in Century Park (Burnaby Village Museum). The album is titled: "THE EPIC OF THE / OUTHOUSE / The Only (Privy) Bif…
Administrative History
William Harold Carr was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Carr of Vancouver. He and his twin brother, James Allen Carr, were born in Edmonton on June 18, 1917. Harold moved to Burnaby with his family (including his sisters, Muriel and Maisie) in 1924. His parents bought a lot in District Lot 94 and bu…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
William Harold Carr fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
1 album : 26 photographs : b&w ; 7.5 x 12.5 mounted on paper 25.5 x 33 cm + 1 photograph : col. 9 x 13 cm mounted on paper 25.5 x 33 cm + 1 photograph : col. 9 x 11 cm
Material Details
Pages include typewritten text pasted below each photograph
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a thirty three page photograph album documenting the building of an outhouse by Century Park Museum Association volunteer, Harold Carr on the site of Heritage Village in Century Park (Burnaby Village Museum). The album is titled: "THE EPIC OF THE / OUTHOUSE / The Only (Privy) Biffy in Heritage Village with the Good Housekeeping / Seal of disApproval, 1977" / "Built by Mr. W. H. Carr / Privy Councillor / and Builder Emeritus". Photography by R. S. Banford & M. Smith, Marbo Photographics, North Vancouver."
Administrative History
William Harold Carr was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Carr of Vancouver. He and his twin brother, James Allen Carr, were born in Edmonton on June 18, 1917. Harold moved to Burnaby with his family (including his sisters, Muriel and Maisie) in 1924. His parents bought a lot in District Lot 94 and built a house at 3119 Royal Oak, (after 1958: 6270 Royal Oak Ave.). After World War II, Harold married Daphne Adel Withers on April 13, 1946 at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver. In 1946, the couple built a house at 2836 Pearl Avenue (Address after 1958: 6269 Pearl Ave.). The house was built on a portion of District Lot 94 that faced Pearl Street and was owned by Harold’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Carr. Harold and Daphne had one child named Warren. Harold worked as an engineer for the CPR and prior to this he worked at Mohawk Lumber. Harold and his wife Daphne became involved with the Century Park Museum Association in the mid-1970s. Daphne volunteered to run the gift shop while Harold volunteered as an engineer on the model railway. Besides working on the model railway in Heritage Village, Harold also built a chicken coup and the outhouse located near Tom Irvine’s house. Harold died in 1981 at the age of 64 years, just one year prior to his retirement at CPR.
Creator
William Harold Carr
Subjects
Buildings - Other
Names
Carr, William Harold
Century Park Museum Association
Accession Code
BV011.59
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
1977
Media Type
Textual Record
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Arrangement
Photograph album is described at file and item level.
Notes
Tilte based on contents of fonds
Less detail
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