Title and statement of responsibility area
The Tri-City News fonds
General material designation
- Graphic material
- Textual record
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Edition statement of responsibility
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Glacier Media Group
Physical description area
ca. 759,000 photographs : b&w negatives ; 35mm
133 bound volumes
4 microfilm reels : positive ; 35mm
4 cm of textual records
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Name of creator
Glacier Media Group was founded on March 23, 1988. It provides business intelligence, marketing and advertising, and community media services. The company owns a large number (60 as of 2020) of community newspapers in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.
The photographs were taken by staff and contract photographers for various for the Tri-City News. The photographs were stored at the Tri-City News offices in Port Coquitlam up until the point of transfer to the City of Coquitlam Archives in 2015.
The bound volumes of the Tri-City News were created annually by staff and were maintained at the Tri-City News offices in Port Coquitlam until the point of transfer to the City of Coquitlam Archives in several accessions between 2015 and 2020.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs (b&w and colour negatives) taken by staff and contract photographers of the Tri-City News, and the Sunday News. The fonds also includes 133 bound volumes of copies of the Tri-City News from 1990 to 2018, as well as 6 microfilm reels containing copies of the Tri-City News, the Maple Ridge News, and the Sunday News from 1985 to 1986. Finally, the fonds includes several loose special editions in print form.
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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Under copyright. Consult Archives Staff for information on use, reproduction, and publication.
List available covering 1990-2011 (Tri-City News) - note that after 2002, listed photographs are in digital form and have not been transferred to the Archives.
Futher accruals are expected.
Content Warning - Some items in this fonds contain content that is racist, sexist, heterosexist, or otherwise hurtful to racialized and marginalized populations. While the information does not reflect current understanding, it is provided in an historical context. The content does not reflect the views or policies of the City of Coquitlam Archives.
Accession 2023-6 added August 2023
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Subject access points
Name access points
- Tri-City News (Subject)