Item cs000001 - PVI Maple Ridge 1979-1984; WEAT; Women

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PVI Maple Ridge 1979-1984; WEAT; Women


  • 1979-09 (Creation)

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1 contact sheet : b&w, acetate, negative ; 35 mm

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(2005-2009, 2011-)

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BCIT Archives exists to acquire, preserve, organize and provide access to the materials that uphold the legal and historical record of BCIT and the BCIT community. The need for establishing an Archives at BCIT was acknowledged and argued for by Library and Records Management staff starting in 2002. The BCIT Archives was first professionally staffed in 2005.

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On April 1st, 1978, Pacific Vocational Institute (PVI) assumed its official status as an independent crown corporation. PVI was to function under one board of industrial representatives who would maintain direct financial control, planning and operation of the institution.
Appointed by cabinet, the following individuals were named to the board of governors:
Mr. Leslie R. Redford, Frank Redder, Don Fearey, Jake Wyman, Donald Doyle, E. A. Killough, T. Wyman Trineer, T. Stuart Mathieson, and Nadine Sherwin.
The PVI Board of Governors had three senior officers:
L.R. Redford 1978-1981
T.W. Trineer 1981-1984
F. Sondergaard 1985-1986

By 1983, the school registered about 23,000 students a year. Classes consisted of accounting, aviation, business administration, clerical, marketing, construction, building service, painting and decorating, food training, graphics, photography, industrial safety, instructor training, personal development, mechanical, piping, plumbing and gas, steel, welding, drafting, electrical, industrial electronics for electricians, industrial mathematics, non-destructive testing, and refrigeration.

Henry Justesen was the sole Principal of PVI, 1978-1986.

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Copyright: BCIT; expiry 2030-01-01

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Frames scanned from this contact sheet include: C23-a001149 (8a), C23-a001150 (9a), C23-a001151 (10a), C23-a001152 (11a), C23-a001153 (12a), C23-Photographs scanned from this contact sheet include: a001154 (13a), C23-a001155 (14a), C23-a001156 (16), C23-a001157 (17)

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Women's Exploratory Apprenticeship Training


Contact sheet is missing. The location given, Bay 28, shelf F, box 2, folder 8 contains a folder labeled 'Trades discovery for women;' this folder is empty. C. McLellan noted 2019-10-22.

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C. McLellan, created 2016-04-11




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