Series F-299-5 - Erickson family films

Home movies of Erickson family visit at Osler Avenue home and garden party Home movies of Erickson family at Osler Avenue home and Qualicum Beach Home movie of visit to Erickson family home in West Vancouver with children playing Home movie of poodle and puppy playing in Arthur Erickson's Garden

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Erickson family films

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  • Moving images
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  • [ca. 194-?] - [197-?] (Creation)

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Analogue originals:
4 moving images : 8mm film, 16mm film

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4 moving images (72.75 GB) : mkv (preservation copy), mov (access copy)

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(14 June 1924 - 20 May 2009)

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Series consists of analogue and digitized motion pictures depicting Arthur Erickson's family and personal life. Motion pictures are filmed at several Erickson familial residences and largely depict family members socializing as well as children and pets playing together.

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The archivist arranged the items according to date of creation. Items with unknown dates of creation are listed at the end.

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  • English

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While the analog originals have been retained by SFU Archives, item access is provided through digital surrogates due to the fragility of the analogue material. Digitized item access is open with no restrictions.

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The series contains copyright-protected materials that are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license (CC BY-NC); contact the reference archivist for more information.

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Analogue moving images include two (2) film reels in 8mm format and two (2) film reels in 16mm format.

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April 2023: arrangement and description completed (Dayna Fleming).

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