- 1996-2013 (Creation)
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0.03 m textual records and other materials
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The Pioneers Club was formed in February, 1994. Membership was composed of faculty and staff who were employed at BCIT on or prior to June 15, 1966 and who contributed to the establishment of the two year diploma programs.
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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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Series contains interviews with early BCIT instructors and administrators. Include transcript of most interviews.
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Transcripts of interviews were originally saved in a Wordperfect 8.0 format (WPD files) on thirty 3 1/2" floppy discs. On June 26th, 2013 these were reformatted and saved at PDF files.
Printed paper versions of the transcripts are available.
*A small sample of the 3 1/2" floppy discs have been kept as an example of an obsolete media. The rest were destroyed January 18, 2019.
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Playback of original cassette tapes restricted for preservation reasons. Permissions to publish the interviews were never acquired. Please visit the BCIT Archives for access to interviews.
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Includes 34 audio cassette tapes, 1 VHS cassette tape, 7 3 1/2" HD floppy discs and 7 DVD discs
Full transcriptions exist for the majority of interviews.
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C. McLellan, created 2018-12-17