Fonds yuk-368 - Andrew S. Grant fonds

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Andrew S. Grant fonds

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CA yuk yuk-368

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  • Copied before 1982 (originally created [ca. 1898-1937]) (Creation)
    Grant, Andrew S., 1860-1935

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48 photographs : b&w;1 folder of textual records

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Andrew S. Grant was born at La Guerre, Quebec, in 1860. He graduated from McGill University as a medical doctor and theological licentiate. Ordained in 1889, he went as a Presbyterian missionary to the Klondike in 1898. He cared for many sick and injured people along the trail to Dawson. Grant built St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and founded the Good Samaritan Hospital. He served as minister in Dawson, 1898-1907. Grant died in Toronto in 1935.

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The fonds consists of copies of photographs taken by Dr. Grant, ca. 1898-1909, during his service in Dawson City. Views include Dawson City, Moosehide, the manse and church of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, the Good Samaritan Hospital, visiting the mines, and residents of Dawson City. There is also a folder of copies of newspaper clippings about the work of Dr. Grant in the Yukon.

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Contact the Presbyterian Church of Canada for use of the photographs in publications, as there will be a charge for each photograph used. The credit line will be: Presbyterian Church of Canada. Andrew S. Grant Collection.

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There is a list of captions, whose order does not correspond with the order of the photographs.

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