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CO 373. Vancouver Island, Register of Correspondence [textual record (chiefly microform)]. 

Series consists of



Place of creation

British Columbia

3 microfilm reels : negative & positive.
6 cm of textual records : photostats.

Scope and content

Colonial Office 373 consists of registers of correspondence for the "colony" class Vancouver Island from 1853 to 1867. The National Archives has acquired copies of the entire class. The following list gives the Index Room Number assigned by the PRO to each volume of CO 373, as well as the years covered by the registers: CO 373, vol. 1, Number 13343, Years 1853-1859; CO 373, vol. 2, Number 13344, Years 1860-1867. This material is available on microfilm reels B-1643, B-1278, B-1279.

Textual records: microform
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel B-1278
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel B-1643
90: Open
Textual records
Microfilm reel B-1279
90: Open
Textual records
90: Open
from 1 to 2
90: Open
Former archival reference no.

Textual records Finding Aid No. 90, British Records on Microfilm, lists the material on each reel of microfilm. MSS0090 90 (Electronic)

Additional information

Related materials
Before 1853, Vancouver Island despatches are registered in CO 328, British North America, General Registers. For the registers of correspondence relating to Vancouver Island between 1867 and 1871, see CO 338, British Columbia, Register of Correspondence. After 1871, see CO 335, Canada, Register of Correspondence.

Subject heading

1. Great Britain. Colonial Office - Registers, 1853-1867.
2. Colonies - British North America, 1853-1867.
3. Vancouver Island (B.C.) - History, 1853-1867.
4. British Columbia - History (1846 - 1871)
5. Colonies. Great Britain
6. Colonies. Grande-Bretagne
7. Colonies Administration. Great Britain
8. Colonies Administration. Grande-Bretagne


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