Fonds MSS 004 - Ballard family fonds

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Ballard family fonds

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  • Graphic material
  • Textual record

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Fonds

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NWM MSS 004

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  • 1857-1935 (Creation)
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    Ballard family

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8 cm of textual records
36 photographs

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Ina Ballard was the daughter of John Morrison and Isabella Scott, daughter of J.T. Scott. John Thomas Scott was the originator of the May Day celebrations and founder of the first Masonic lodge in New Westminster. John Morrison, a contractor, cut a wagon road along Kingsway between Vancouver and New Westminster.

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The fonds consists of records created by or pertaining to the Ballard family including records of the Scott and Morrison families. There are four series: family records, ephemera, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

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New Westminster Museum and Archives

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Created November 15, 2013

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