Collection SC601 - Glenn Parfitt collection

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Glenn Parfitt collection

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  • Multiple media

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the collection.

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  • 1941 - 2018 (Creation)
    Parfitt, Glenn

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Physical description

0.5 m of textual records and other material

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Biographical history

Glenn Parfitt is a Canadian music historian.

Custodial history

Material was collected by Glenn Parfitt, founder of the Royal City Music Project, throughout his engagement with Victoria B.C.'s music scene from the 1960s to the present day. The collection was acquired October 2017. Vinyl records, optical discs and cassettes have been removed and catalogued by the University of Victoria Library.

Scope and content

The collection is comprised of ephemera relating to Victoria, B.C.'s music scene, and includes posters, newsletters, ticket stubs, event passes and buttons. The collection also includes architectural records and a door handle from the York Theatre in Vancouver, B.C. Also included is a payroll and expenses ledger for an electric company with entries dated 1941 to 1949.

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Glenn Parfitt, 2019


Original order based on material type. Archivist has further arranged posters by size.

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  • English

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Further accruals are expected.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by JF, October 25, 2019.
Revised by KH, December 2019.

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  • English

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