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History of the William Head Quarantine Station [textual record]. 

Sub-series consists of



Place of creation


0.03 m of textual records

Scope and content

Sub-series is a book giving a brief history of the William Head, B.C. Quarantine Station from 1897 to 1932. William Head quarantine station was situated on a promontory along the south coast of Vancouver Island, west of Victoria. From 1894 to 1958 the quarantine station screened immigrants for infectious diseases. In 1959 the premises were converted into a minimum security prison. Nearby Albert Head was the site of the quarantine station from 1883 to 1893, before its transfer to William Head.

Textual records
Microfilm reel T-12589
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Textual records
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Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown. In order to protect the fragile originals, the microfilm copies of these records must be consulted rather than the originals.

Finding aid 29-4 is a typed file list. 29-4 (Paper)

Finding aid 29-6 is a typed microfilm conversion list. 29-6 (Paper)

Finding aid 29-14 is a typed card index. 29-14 (Paper)

Additional information

Source of title
Title based on the contents of the sub-series.

No further accruals are expected.

Availability of other formats note
Microfilmed copies of these records are available on reel T-12589.