Collection F00764 - John Grier collection

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John Grier collection

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CA ON00239 F00764

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  • 1956 (Collection)
    Collector
    Grier, John
  • 1824-1956 (Creation)
    Creator
    Unknown

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Physical description

1.83 m of textual records, ca. 250 photographs, 1 drawing : ink on paper, 4 microfilm reels : positive

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(n.d.)

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There is no information known about the creator.

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Scope and content

The collection was brought together from several family branches related to the Griers, particularly from that of the Cartwright family branch. The collection is comprised of additional material from the Addison, Butler, Farrell-Purnell, Matheson, Stevenson, Stewart,and Dobbs families. Included in the collection are correspondence, journals, photographs, accounts and mementos of Brigadier-General George Strachan Cartwright, as well as photographs and a commonplace book of Anne Leman Purnell and Harriet Dobbs Cartwright. Among the photographs are images of Aden, Yemen, Delhi, India and Niagara Falls from the 1890s.

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Gift of Mr. John E. Grier, 1983

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  • English

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2326
F3 A3.7 015

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Open

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Public domain

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  • Shelf: 2326
  • Shelf: F3 A3.7 015