Vancouver Public Library, Main Branch

Vancouver Public Library, Main Branch

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  • Semmens, Simpson (Firm) (architectural firm)
  • Svarre-Cantlon Photographers (photographic studio)
  • Douglas C. Simpson (creator)
  • Douglas C. Simpson (archive creator)


Vancouver Public Library, Main Branch

Dates of creation


Level of archival description

File 2

Extent and Medium

  • 7 photographs

Scope and Content

File documents an executed library, built 1953-1957, at 750 Burrard St. in Vancouver, British Columbia. Material was probably produced in 1957.

File contains photographs.

Reference Number



Vancouver British Columbia Canada

Related units of description

  • Additional photographs of the Vancouver Public Library, Main Branch, are in Series 3 (AP076.S3.SS2).


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    • Reference Number: ARCH177467
    • Title: Exterior and interior views and detailsplates by Svarre-Cantlon photographers limited
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0


    • Douglas C. Simpson (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    B/w plates from an album, 1 page from an unknown periodical


    sheet (smallest): 12 x 15.5 cm sheet (largest): 19.5 x 24.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Douglas C. Simpson fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Barry et Gregg Simpson/
    Gift of Barry and Gregg Simpson

    Folder Number:



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