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1915 - 1981 (Creation)
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1723 photographs (prints; black and white and colour)
17 photographic contact sheets (black and white)
15 photographic negatives (black and white and colour)
5 slides (colour)
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Series consists of photographs produced throughout W.A.C. Bennett's personal and political life, including personal and family photographs, photographs of Bennett and other political figures during Bennett's term as Premier of British Columbia, and photographs of British Columbia Social Credit Party activities. Series includes photographs, negatives, slides, and contact sheets.
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Original order was maintained by the Archivist where possible. Where no order was apparent, the materials were arranged by the Archivist.
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Subseries descriptions and file lists are available. A partial list of individual political portraits is also available (hard-copy version of finding aid only).
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No further accruals are expected.
Predominant dates are 1950-1970. The dates of the portraits of Bennett's family and friends (sub-series 58-1) is not known with certainty but is estimated to fall in the decade of the 1910s.
Series contains three adhesive albums of photographs. Several photographs are glued or otherwise mounted on cardboard or paper. Several loose photographs are discoloured.
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