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Fraser"s history, from glaciers to early settlements papers from a seminar presented at the annual meeting of the British Columbia Historical Association on May 27, 1977, Burnaby, British Columbia by

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Published by Burnaby Historical Society in Burnaby, B.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fraser River Valley (B.C.) -- History -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementwith a foreword by Blythe Eagles.
ContributionsBurnaby Historical Society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF5845F7 F84
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21071835M
ISBN 100969068700

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