Old time reminiscences of B.C.


A 36 page manuscript in two parts (A and B) written by Frank Sylvester about the influx of miners to BC during the Gold Rush of 1858. Describes life in Victoria in the 1850s.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 36 leaves, handwritten ; 21 x 34 cm
Alternative title
  • Old time reminiscences of B.C., 1850's
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 53.99983, -125.0032
  • 48.4359, -123.35155
Physical repository Collection
  • Frank and Cecilia Sylvester Collection
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Acc. No.: 1998-071, 1.7
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • January 28, 2008
Technical note
  • 600 dpi tif, Epson GT-15000 scanner, scanned by KSW, edited by CDW. Metadata by KD.
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests (speccoll@uvic.ca). Patrons may view the material through the Victoria's Early History Collection, but may not use images without permission of the University.

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