Collection C24 - Barb Wood collection

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Barb Wood collection


  • [200-] - [2012] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

20 prints : col. ; various dimensions
6 prints with overlay : b&w ; various dimensions
5 greeting cards ; col. ; various dimensions
3 greeting cards with envelopes : col. ; various dimensions
3 business cards : b& w and col. ; various dimensions
2 transparencies : b&w ; various dimensions
2 prints : b&w ; various dimensions
2 mock-ups with overlay : b&w ; various dimensions
2 transparencies with prints : b&w ; various dimensions
1 calendar : col.
1 greeting card with envelope : b&w
1 postcard : b&w
1 print with overlay : col.
1 mock-up of greeting card : col.
1 cm graphic material
1 folder : b&w

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Barb Wood was born in Halifax in 1953. She studied architecture and fine arts at the University of Waterloo from 1972 to 1976, graduating with an honours Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. After graduation she moved to Vancouver with her husband: the architect Don Hazelden.

In 1980, she set up Barb Wood Graphics Ltd. Corporate clients included the Bank of Nova Scotia, BMO, RBC, BC Sugar, Dairyland, Neptune Terminals, BC Ferries, and several municipalities including the City of Coquitlam. She also became a partner in the successful printmaking co-op and gallery Six of One on Granville Island.

Archival history

The materials were created by artist Barb Wood and sent to Shirley Licht (former Print Shop Supervisor for the City of Coquitlam). They were stored on a shelf in the office across from the Print Shop until the point of transfer to the City Archives.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of pen and ink prints, mock-ups, rough concept drawings, cards, transparencies of final prints, and other works created by Barb Wood for the City of Coquitlam during the 2000s. The works she created were used as promotional items for the City.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


No further accruals.

System of arrangement

Upon arrival to the archives, the collection showed no discernible order. The archivist arranged the collection into two series based on the content of the records. The arrangement is as follows:

S01: Work Depicting Coquitlam
S02: Work Depicting Other Cities

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Copyright held by the City of Coquitlam Archives.

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  • English
  • French

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Rules for Archival Description (Revised Version – July 2008)



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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 16/2/2022 (L. Rae)


  • English



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