Fonds PR-238 - Ada Bone fonds

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Ada Bone fonds


  • 1872 - 2003 (Creation)

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37 photographs (29 reproduction photographs). – 1 cm. textual records.

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Biographical history

Ada Bone (née Burt) was born in 1922. A long-time Saanich resident, she attended Tillicum School. After World War II she married James Lothian Bone, a Saanich employee, and had two sons. Ada helped to organize a reunion at Tillicum School in 1983. She also served on the Saanich Special Events Committee, and in 2003, she successfully applied to have Hampton Hall (Burnside Lawn Bowling Club) designated as a municipal heritage building. Ada Bone died in 2008.

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Received by Saanich Archives in multiple accessions beginning in 1983.

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Fonds consists of photographs showing Tillicum School and relief work gangs in the 1930s; photographs and documents from the 1983 Tillicum School reunion; and reproduction photographs of Hampton Hall. Includes textual material and ephemera relating to the Burt family.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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    Associated material: Oral history interview with Ada Bone; Heritage inventory file for Hampton Hall, 274 Hampton Road

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    Accession number: 1983-004, 1990-019, 2007-086, 2007-093

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