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Jessie & Robert Holmes fonds
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of the fonds.
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- Holmes, Robert
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2 cm textual records. -- 38 photographs
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Name of creator
The memoirs were preserved by the descendants of Robert and Jessie Holmes. Copies of the memoirs, letters and photographs were donated to Grande Prairie Regional Archives by their grandson Aubrey Harrold in 2004.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of a copy of Robert Holmes' memoirs concerning the trip made from Liverpool to the mission on the shores of Lesser Slave Lake in 1902; a copy of Jessie Holmes' memoirs of the same trip, of their work and experiences at Slave Lake, Shaftesbury Trail, and Lake Saskatoon; 8 letters written by Jessie, Robert, Lizzie and George, dated 1902 to 1912; and 38 photographs of the family and scenes at their homes and missions.
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- The material is in English.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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Title based on the contents of the fonds. Accession No. 2003.4;Photographs are low resolution copies on a CD. Item descriptions of photographs included in finding aid.<br><br>Record No. 157<br><br>