Sub-series F-318-2-3 - GCBF posters

1993 Victoria Microbrewery Festival poster 1994 Victoria Microbrewery Festival poster 1995 GCBF poster 1996 GCBF poster 1997 GCBF poster 1998 GCBF poster 1999 GCBF poster 2000 GCBF poster 2001 GCBF poster 2002 GCBF poster 2003 GCBF poster 2004 GCBF poster 2005 GCBF poster 2006 GCBF poster 2007 GCBF poster 2008 GCBF poster 2009 GCBF poster 2010 GCBF poster 2011 GCBF poster 2012 GCBF poster 2013 GCBF poster 2014 GCBF poster 2015 GCBF poster 2016 GCBF poster 2017 GCBF poster 2018 GCBF poster

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

GCBF posters

General material designation

  • Graphic materials
  • Textual records in electronic form (digitized)

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  • Source of title proper: Title supplied by the archivist based on sub-series contents

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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1993-2018 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

Print originals:
26 print posters in multiple copies

Digitized copies:
26 posters (xx GB): tif (preservation copies), jpg (access copies)

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Archival description area

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Scope and content

Sub-series consists of John Rowling's collection of print posters for each year's beer festival, from 1993 to 2018.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Each year's festival is assigned a separate file; files arranged chronologically.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

The Archives digitized this series in September 2023. Posters were scanned at 300 dpi resolution and output as tif files (preservation copies), with smaller jpg derivatives (access copies) generated by the Archives' digital preservation system (Archivematica). Access copies are available directly from the SFU AtoM description record for each file. To obtain copies in the preservation format (tif), contact the reference archivist for more information.

Restrictions on access

Files are open with no access restrictions.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

The GCBF Society was the likely copyright owner. As a defunct society, it is not clear to whom copyright was transferred. The donor, John Rowling, was a director of the Society and agreed to make any materials for which he owns copyright available under a Creative Commons License; see the note on Terms governing use in the fonds-level description.

Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

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No further accruals are expected.

Physical description

For each poster there are multiple copies (between 2-6) for a total of 98 items. Posters dimensions are 28 x 43 cm, with the exception of the 2016 and 2017 posters which are slightly longer and the 1994 poster which is square (30 x 30 cm).

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

September 2023: posters scanned and uploaded, description revised.
May 2023: sub-series established and first described.

Language of description

  • English

Script of description


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