Collection F-132 - Regional planning collection (James W. Wilson collector)

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Regional planning collection (James W. Wilson collector)

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  • Photographic material
  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title of the collection is based on its provenance.

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F-132

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  • 1952 - 1988 (Creation)
    Creator
    Wilson, James W.

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Physical description

63 cm of textual records
49 photographs

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Biographical history

James W. Wilson was a Professor of Geography at SFU, who had served as the first executive director of the Lower Mainland Regional Planning Board and a relocation planner for the Columbia River Power Project in B.C.

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Scope and content

James W. Wilson was a Professor of Geography at SFU, who had served as the first executive director of the Lower Mainland Regional Planning Board and a relocation planner for the Columbia River Power Project in B.C.

Collection consists of records and publications collected by James W. Wilson concerning the work of the Lower Mainland Regional Planning Board. Also includes materials about the resettlement project that B.C. Hydro carried out during the Columbia River Project. Includes personal memoirs written by Dr. Wilson as well as annual reports, minutes, newsletters, essays, correspondence, notes, books, surveys, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The collection was donated by James W. Wilson to the Simon Fraser University Archives in 1996.

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The materials were arranged by the archivist.

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The files are open with no restrictions.

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Finding aids

Series descriptions and files lists are available. A more complete biographical profile is available in the hard copy version of the finding aid maintained in the Archives Reading Room.

Finding aid

Associated materials

For other material relating to the Columbia River Treaty, see collection F-227, The Columbia River Treaty audio collection; this was a lecture series held at SFU in 1974 and includes a talk given by Wilson (see item F-227-1-0-0-0-8 for the recording and file F-227-2-0-0-9 for the transcripts).

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Accruals

All accessions have been processed as of September 2002. No further accruals are expected.

General note

Physical description: 17 photographs located in F-132-2-0-0-14
Physical description: 24 photographs located in F-132-2-0-0-15
Physical description: 8 photographs located in F-132-2-0-0-16

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Revised

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Full

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Finding aid prepared by Krisztina Laszlo, Frances Fournier, Enid Britt (April 2000).

Updated by Enid Britt (June 2006).

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