Collection SC652 - J. F. Simister collection

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J. F. Simister collection

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  • Graphic material
  • Textual record

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Collection

Reference code

CA UVICARCH SC652

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Statement of scale (cartographic)

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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

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Date(s)

  • 1927 - 1934 (Creation)

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Physical description

0.01 m of textual records and other materials.

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Name of creator

(1865-1945)

Biographical history

John Francis Simister (21 June 1865 to 20 September 1945) was a tailor and outfitter in Salford, Manchester. Prior to World War I, he emigrated from Manchester to Canada. In Sidney B.C., he ran a dry goods (draper) store on Beacon Avenue. He died in Victoria, B.C. in 1945.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The collection consists of J. F. Simister's calling card; photocopies of advertisements for Simister's Dry Goods Store from the Sidney Review, 1934; a photograph of Simister in front of his shop; a letter to Simister from Robinson, Little & Co. Limited (London and Winnipeg) dated 21 December 1927.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Gift of Lorna Marsden, April 2022.

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Accruals

2022-019

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Status

Revised

Level of detail

Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by JF, April 11, 2022.

Language of description

  • English

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