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The book of wonders : gives plain and simple answers to the thousands of everyday questions that are asked and which all should be able to, but cannot answer, fully illustrated with hundreds of educational pictures which stimulate the mind and give a bird's eye view of the wonders of nature and the wonders produced by man.

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Toronto: Bureau of Industrial Education , 1916. (Book) 030 BOD
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Type
Book
Accession Code
HV982.24.9
Call No.
030 BOD
Contributor
Bodmer, Rudolph J., 1872
Place of Publication
Toronto
Publisher
Bureau of Industrial Education
Publication Date
1916
Printer
L. H. Jenkins
Physical Description
603 p. : ill.
Inscription
"[Frank] B. Street - / Xmas 1917" - handwritten on front inside cover
Subjects LoC
Curiosities and wonders.
Technology
Natural history
Notes
3 loose photographs contained in the pages
Contributor's given name, date, and contribution : Bodmer, Rudolph John, 1872 (editor)
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1964-1967]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Girl Guides fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 scrapbook : 4 photographs : b&w + textual records
Scope and Content
Item consists of a red vinyl scrapbook binder with an image from a Girl Guide poster “Girl Guides of Canada” glued to the front cover.This binder was put together by Pixie McGeachie. There are 43 black pages with newspaper clippings, photographs and other paper documents mounted inside. Dates range…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Girl Guides fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 scrapbook : 4 photographs : b&w + textual records
Scope and Content
Item consists of a red vinyl scrapbook binder with an image from a Girl Guide poster “Girl Guides of Canada” glued to the front cover.This binder was put together by Pixie McGeachie. There are 43 black pages with newspaper clippings, photographs and other paper documents mounted inside. Dates range from 1964 (Golden Jubilee for Burnaby Guides) to the end of 1967. The first page includes a handwritten notecard and envelope from Lady Olave Baden-Powell to the Burnaby Girl Guides. The letter was addressed to Pixie McGeachie and reads : "Hello Burnaby Girls! / I did appreciate / your kind thoughts / for me at the time of / your Golden Jubilee / Congratulations to you all." Four black white photographs contained within album are from the Burnaby Guides Golden Jubilee and are identified as Girl Guide leaders: Mrs. T. Schootman, Mrs. H.L Puppyn, Mrs. V. Hill, Mrs. J.W. Roper, Mrs. J. Park, Miss E. Feritan, Mrs. A.E. Peel, Mrs. Albertson, Mrs. P. Pringle, Mrs. Underhill and Mrs. N.M Jacobsen. Scrapbook also contains an Examiner newspaper clipping titled: "Sea Ranger Kathy Hardy Presented with Gold Cord" with photograph of Sea Ranger Kathy Hardy; dated Oct. 21/64 and a newspaper clipping titled: "Girls Win Music Scholarships" with photograph including Girl Guide Virginia Blake; ca. March/April 1965.
Creator
Pixie McGeachie
Subjects
Organizations - Girls' Societies and Clubs
Names
Galbraith, Eleanor
Girl Guides
McGeachie, Pixie
Hill, Mrs. V
Roper, Isabelle
Feritan, Mrs. E
Peel, Mrs. A.E.
Pringle, Mrs. P.
Jacobsen, Mrs. N.M.
Schootman, Anneka
Puppyn, Mrs. H.L.
Dankoski, Bev
Codron, Joyce
Miller, Donna
Hyslop, Sandy
Hyslop, Pauline
McGeachie, Ivy
Blake, Virginia
Hardy, Kathy
Accession Code
BV015.35.159
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1964-1967]
Media Type
Photograph
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Items online within scrapbook have been redacted in compliance with Section 22 of FIPPA
Photographs from scrapbook have been described at item level (BV015.35.313 to BV015.35.316)
Photographs that were found loose within scrapbook were not included in digital image reproductions but are described at item level (BV015.35.307 to BV015.35.312)
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Images
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