Fonds SC653 - William and Margaret Thomson family fonds

Thomson Family Photographs, Discs

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William and Margaret Thomson family fonds

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  • Multiple media

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

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  • 1853 - 2008 (Creation)
    Predominant 1892-1920

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3.3 m of graphic materials and other objects.

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Biographical history

The Thomson family were settlers who built Bannockburn farm in Saanich, B.C.

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The fonds consists of loose photographs (many mounted on board); photograph albums with historical photograph formats including tintypes; "cartes de visite" and cabinet cards); family correspondence; and publications.

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Gift of Ron Greene, 2022.


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Created by JF, October 7, 2022.

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  • English

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