Prehistoric cairns of Vancouver Island Public

Appears to be notes for a talk that Frank Sylvester gave, concerning burial cairns on Vancouver Island, his method of excavation of the cairns, and his theories as to the meaning of the cairns, and the ancestry of the people buried there. Handwritten manuscript, on ruled paper with red-lined margin. Pages hand-numbered 1-20. Signed and dated: Frank Sylvester, Victoria, B.C., June 10, 1901.


In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 20 leaves, handwritten ; 21 x 34 cm
Alternative title
  • Paper on Prehistoric Cairns of Vancouver Island read by Frank Sylvester June 10, 1901
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 49.65064, -125.44939
Physical repository Collection
  • Frank and Cecilia Sylvester Collection
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Acc. No.: 1998-071, 1.8
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • 2008-01-28
Technical note
  • 600 dpi tif, Epson GT-15000 scanner, scanned by KSW, edited by CDW. Metadata by KD.
  • 1901
  • 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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