Charles Staples fonds
- 1903-1942 (Creation)
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7 photographs (including 2 postcards, and 1 photocopy reproduction)
Name of creator
Charles Staples came to Victoria from England in 1913 at the age of nine. He attended Tolmie School, and later began his association with cycling by getting a job at Peden Bros., a bicycle shop owned by Bob and Tom Peden. Mr. Staples was a competitive cyclist and a founder of the Colonist Bicycle Road Race. He was a Saanich employee for a number of years in the Public Works Department and the Fire Department.
Donated to Saanich Archives by Charles Staples in 1989.
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Fonds consists of 4 photographs of Saanich employees from 1903 to 1943, and 2 postcards from the 1910s. Includes 1 photocopy of a photograph.
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No further accruals are expected.
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Accession number: 1989-034