Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Colby, Richard Lawrie[1, 2, 3]

Male 1911 - 1990  (78 years)


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  • Name Colby, Richard Lawrie 
    Born 10 Nov 1911  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1940?-1950  BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950 
    Died 15 May 1990  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 22 May 1990  Royal Oak Crematorium, Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Association British Columbia Government Travel Bureau, Photography Branch (Relationship: Photographer; Cinematographer) 
    Person ID I2165  Camera Workers | C, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Government.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An assistant to C.R.D. Ferris in the BC Government Travel Bureau's Photography Branch, he later managed the department and rose to the level of deputy minister of tourism in the provincial government.

  • Sources 
    1. [S666] BVIPA archival records.
      Series GR-3377, Provincial Archives of British Columbia audio interviews, 1974-1992, Item AAAB4247, Richard Colby interview

    2. [S272] Duffy (1986), Dennis J. Duffy, (Victoria: Sound and Moving Image Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1986).

    3. [S993] Mattison (1986), David Mattison, (Montreal: Mediatexte Publications, 1986).

    4. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1990-09-009069 (microfilm B17144); digital facsimile URL (accessed 21 Jul 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7ae8de5e-180e-42e4-a21c-04bfab59449f