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Catherine Gisborne Fonds
Catherine Gisborne Fonds [textual record, graphic material]. -- 1989-[ca. 1995]
2 cm textual records 25 photographs

Catherine Gisborne was a well-known heritage advocate and a volunteer member of the Nanaimo Heritage Advisory Commission (later the Nanaimo Community Heritage Commission), the City of Nanaimo Design Advisory Panel, and the Nanaimo Heritage Tree Group. She produced a booklet "Celebrating Heritages" and was part of the team that wrote "Robins Garden". Gisborne died in 1999. In recognition of her contribution to local heritage, the City of Nanaimo created the Catherine Gisborne Memorial Garden and plaque on Anchor Way.

Donated by Jonathan Berry.

Fonds consist of photographs and notes from a Southend Heritage Walk, Nanaimo Heritage Summits and data collected on Robins Garden and Heritage Trees. The fonds is arranged in two series; 1) Photographs and 2) Miscellaneous.

Title based on the contents of fonds.
Series descriptions and item level photograph descriptions available.

Series 1.

Photographs [graphic material]. -- [ca. 1995]
25 photographs

Series consists of photographs of buildings and sites in Southend Nanaimo, downtown, and trees on Third Street.
Title based on the contents of the series.

Series 2.

Miscellaneous [textual record]. -- 1989-1990
2 cm of textual records

Series consists of correspondence, notes and miscellaneous material related to Heritage Summits, Southend history, heritage trees and various other topics.
Title based on the contents of the series.
Photo 1
Photo 2