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Barclay family fonds
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Barclay family fonds

  • NWM MSS 190
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1937

Fonds includes three scrapbooks, four envelopes of loose items, and a book. The three scrapbooks have been numbered 1,2, and 3. These three books include cut-outs from unknown publications, but also greeting cards and post cards received by the Barclays. Some of the content is related to Port Elgin. The envelopes contain ephemeral items which have been subdivided into: academic, commercial, military history, and other. The academic material primarily related to the University of British Columbia for the year 1919. Within the commercial ephemera there are two items published by New Westminster businesses: Barclay & Adams and the British Columbia Cigar Factory. There is also a series of cards published by the Singer Sewing Machine Co. The military history items consists of coloured plates from a British Heroes series and a Victoria Cross gallery. A few of the postcards in scrapbook have been scanned and described. The book is a copy of Todd's Lectures for Children awarded to Margaret Barbour in 1869. She lived with the Barclays. The book was published in 1866.

Barclay (family)