Collection ECUF15 - Emily Carr University Archives photograph collection

[Building at the corner of Hamilton and Dunsmuir Streets] [Renovation of the Vancouver School of Art] 3-D Experimentation 1st Year Foundation [Two students sit in a courtyard outside the Hamilton campus] [Street view of Hamilton campus] [Street view of Hamilton campus] [Three students reading and lounging outside Hamilton Campus] [Students outside Hamilton campus] [Students outside Hamilton campus] [Danuta Zwierciadlowski and [Lisa?] pose for a photo in the South Building Library during constru...
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Emily Carr University Archives photograph collection

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  • 1925-present (Collection)

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ca. 2000 photographs and graphic material

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Custodial history

The photographs and images in this collection were acquired through a variety of donors and sources throughout the history of Emily Carr University and its preceding institutions: the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts, Vancouver School of Arts, Emily Carr College of Art and Design, and Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design. Many of the donors and sources are unknown and the photographs and images were collected by the ECU Library + Archives staff in order to provide visual documentation of ECU's history. Selected photographs from this collection were previously digitized and made available on ECU Library's eCollections.

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Collection consists of photographs of people, buildings, artworks, and events related to the history of Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

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Photographs and graphic material were arranged into subject folders throughout collection by staff and this order has been maintained by the archivist.

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No restrictions on access. Only selected photographs and graphic material were digitized for ECU Library's eCollections and some digitized photographs are not published online due to sensitive content. All items, including descriptions without a digital object, are available to view in the Archives by appointment.

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This collection is in progress. New descriptions and digital objects are continually being added.

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