Collection SC684 - Peter B. McAllister collection

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Peter B. McAllister collection

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  • Textual record

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  • ca. 1990-2023 (Creation)
    McAllister, Peter B.

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4 binders : 26 x 20 cm

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Peter B. McAllister was the founder of the campaign to protect the Great Bear Rainforest from clear cutting; and founder of the Raincoast Conservation Society which was originally formed to support the campaign.

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The collection consists of published articles and photographs with commentary by Peter M. McAllister concerning the Great Bear Rainforest Campaign which began in 1990 to protect what is now called the Great Bear Rainforest, a temperate rainforest of approximately 64,000 km2 on the North-Central Coast of British Columbia.

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Gift of Peter B. McAllister, March 2023.


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Binders include copies of photographs taken as a part of the campaign.

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Created by JF, April 18, 2023.

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  • English

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