The Spectrum Publishing LTD. fonds. - Sept ?, 1968 - August 13, 1969. –6 cm of textual records, 168 photographs

The Spectrum was a weekly Powell River based publication which was circulated free of charge. The publication functioned as a weekly advertiser for local businesses as well as a provider of information primarily surrounding Powell River and Texada Island political, social, sporting issues/activities/news and letters from the local populace. The work was first published by The Sign Shop with the two initial issues being undated. The first dated issue in the fonds is dated October 2, 1968. In the January 5, 1969 issue of the publication, a notice indicating the management of the entity had been transferred from the Sign Shop to “new management” was printed, however there were no names listed associated with the new management. The name Publishers Limited did appear on the masthead of that issue however the masthead reverted to citing the Sign Shop as the publisher for the January 8, 15 and 22 1969 issues. With the January 29, 1969 issue the name Publishers Limited again appeared and continued through the final issue in this fonds that is dated August 13, 1969. It is not known if the August 13, 1969 was the final instalment of the publication.

The fonds consists of records of The Spectrum Publishing Ltd. Includes correspondence, a list, published material and photographs.

Series: The Spectrum Publishing LTD. Fonds

1.
Correspondence-- May - July 1969 – 0.5 cm of textual records

The series consists of legal correspondence and letters to the Editor.

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2.
List -- 1969 – 0.25 cm of textual records.

The series consists of a petition list to the school board regarding the 1969 proposed budget.

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3.
Clippings – May 29, 1969 - .25 cm of textual records

The series consists of a portion of the May 29, 1969 Powell River News

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4.
Published works -- September 1968 - August 13, 1969 – 5 cm of textual records

The series consists of all issues of The Spectrum publication printed between September 1968 and August 13, 1969

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5.
Photographs – 1968-1969. – 168 photographs

The series consists of photographs featured in The Spectrum publication.

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