Collection C1 - School District No. 43 collection

Class Photograph - 1954 Class Photograph - Division 7 - Grade 3 - 1955 Class Photograph - Division 5 - Grade 4-5 - 1956 Class Photograph - Division 3 - Grade 5-6 - 1957 Class Photograph - Division 2 - Grade 6 - 1958 Class Photograph - Division 9 - Grade 3 - 1962-1963 Class Photograph - Division 6 - Grade 5 - 1964-1965 Class Photograph - Division 1 - Grade 7 - 1966-1967

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School District No. 43 collection

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material

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  • 1926-1998 (Creation)
    School District No. 43

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51.6 cm of textual records
ca. 1,682 photographs : b&w, col. , sepia toned ; multiple dimension
3 scrapbooks : multiple dimensions
4 crests
1 guestbook : 22 pages
1 medal : gold plated, die cast
1 plaque : metal and resin, mounted on wood base
1 pennant

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([ca. 1891])

Administrative history

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) or SD43 is one of the sixty school districts in British Columbia. The district is the third-largest in British Columbia with 45 elementary schools, 14 middle schools, and 11 secondary schools. School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) serves the Tri-Cities, including the cities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, and the villages of Anmore and Belcarra.

The original school district of "Junction" was created on April 8, 1891, "commencing at the north-east corner of Lot 385, Group 1, Block 6 North, Range I. West, New Westminster District; thence due east to the Pitt River; thence south-westerly, following the shore line to the mouth of the Coquiltam River; thence in adiret line north to the point of commencement."

Custodial history

The material was collected by several entities including the Coquitlam Historical Society, the Port Moody Heritage Society, the Coquitlam Public Library, the City of Coquitlam, and former students.

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The collection consists of records relating to School District No. 43 and schools in Coquitlam. The records include formal class portraits, staff portraits, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, school publications and newspapers, school annuals, and an assortment of crests.

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The collection has been arranged into the following series:
S1- Administration
S2- Schools
S3- Parent Teacher Council

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  • English

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