Fort Alexander and vicinity in 1860


A hand-written manuscript written by Frank Sylvester describing Fort Alexander and the surrounding country around the Fraser River and Lillooet. Describes life after gold was discovered in the Fraser River including information about the different kinds of people present at the time, the routes available, the challenges they faces, and the food they bought and ate.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 21 leaves, handwritten ; 21 x 34 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 52.63315, -122.45286
  • 53.99983, -125.0032
  • 50.6856, -121.942
  • 49.11636, -123.18594
Physical repository Collection
  • Frank and Cecilia Sylvester Collection
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Acc. No.: 1998-071, 1.5
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • January 25, 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 ( 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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