Fonds - McArthur family fonds

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McArthur family fonds

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37 photographs
0.5 cm of textual records

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John and Grace McArthur lived at 943 1st Avenue West in Prince Rupert from 1959-1962. In 1960, John was a watchman at the Government Grain Elevator.

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The photographs and textual records were donated to the archives in August 2000 by Vince Brown who found the items in a suitcase he purchased at a garage sale. Vince lives on the same street as the McArthurs.

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The fonds consists of photographs of family in friends and textual records including personal correspondence, household receipts, a weighing station tally sheet for crab catches, and ephemera.

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2000.042; P2005.041; P2005.043

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Created on January 8, 2014

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