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Item 049.0302 - Victoria University Building Fund deposits two million dollars in vault.

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Victoria University Building Fund deposits two million dollars in vault.

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  • 1961 Jan. 18. (Creation)
    University of Victoria (B.C.). University Archives, Collector

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2 photographs : b&w prints ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Photograph contains view of Victoria University Building Fund Treasurer E. D. B. Henshaw and Betty Beecroft depositing two million dollars into a vault at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce as guards John Jones (left) and Stanley Connors (right) look on. Caption for photo reads, "Bag of Gold for New Year. New Year's Eve gift for Greater Victoria was announcement today that $2,000,000 now has been raised toward development of Victoria College. Symbol of feat is $2,000,000 in cash being wheeled into vault at main branch, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, by E. D. B. Henshaw, treasurer of Victoria University Building Fund, and Betty Beecroft." Back of print stamped "Return to Victoria Press Library".

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RG#: AR343


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  • General note: Negative location: PB 011.0801. Image scanned 22 Jul. 2002.
    Backup CD: PB_049_01_CD

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September 17, 2012 4:24 PM

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