Collection C20 - Shyla Seller collection

Bumper Sticker Adjudication Report for Shyla Seller Shyla Seller as Zeus at school event Shyla Seller as Zeus with cape at school event Shyla Seller and other students at school event Thank you letter from Olympics of the Mind Co-Director Swim Progress Card - Tiny Tot Swim Progress Card - Floaters Hol 'n' One Donut House - Phil's Place Hol 'n' One Donut House - Richmond Hol 'n' One Donut House - Richmond Hol 'n' One Donut House - Brentwood Hol 'n' One Donut House - Richmond Hol 'n' One Donut House - Richmond Hol 'n' One Donut House - Richmond Hol 'n' One Donut House - Brentwood Hol 'n' One Donut House - Richmond Hol 'n' One Donut House - Richmond

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Shyla Seller collection

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  • Textual record

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  • [197-] - [20--] (Creation)
    Seller, Shyla

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4.3 cm of textual records
25 photographs : col. ; multiple processes ; multiple dimensions
2 scrapbooks : multiple dimensions
1 newspaper clipping
1 sticker
1 hat with assorted badges

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Biographical history

Shyla Seller is an archivist and an editor. She was born in Vancouver, BC and grew up in Coquitlam, BC. She attended Parkland Elementary School, Como Lake Junior Secondary, and Centennial High School. Her first job was at the Hol 'n' One Donut shop in the Loughheed Mall, which was owned by her grandparents Bill and Nina Seller. She received her higher education at the University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University, and the University of British Columbia.

Custodial history

The collection was donated to the City of Coquitlam Archives by Shyla Seller in two accruals between 2018 and 2020.

Scope and content

The collection consists of records accumulated by Shyla Seller during her time as a student at Parkland Elementary School, Como Lake Junior Secondary School, and Centennial High School. Records also relate to Shyla’s participation the Olympics of the Mind, a competitive academic event in which participants engage in challenges that test their creative problem solving skills. The collection also includes material related to and created by other members of the Seller family, as well as material related the Hol’n’ One Donut House chain, which was owned by Shyla’s grandparents Bill and Nina Seller.

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Upon arrival to the archives, the collection showed no discernible order. The archivist arranged the collection into two series based on the medium and content of the records. The arrangement is as follows:

S01: Coquitlam District Music Festival records
S02: Assorted School materials
S03: Olympics of the Mind materials
S04: Miscellaneous records
S05: Seller Family photographs

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  • English
  • French

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Some files contain personal information. See the Reference Archivist for more information.

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No further accruals expected.

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