Chave family fonds
- [1898-1942] (Creation)
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Name of creator
Muriel Townsend (nee Chave) was born in Saanich in 1916 to Reginald and Bernice Chave. She attended Victoria High School, graduating in 1933. She married William Townsend in 194- and had 3 children: Miriam Bowles (nee Townsend), Julie, and Devon.
Donated in multiple accessions in 2012 , 2014, and 2016 by Miriam Bowles, daughter of Muriel Chave Townsend.
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Fonds consists of material relating to the Chave and Scowcroft families and includes photographs, postcards, ephemera, yearbook, musical scores, drawing, and textual records. Fonds includes a souvenir of the opening of the new BC Parliament, 1898.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
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No restrictions on access.
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Related units of description
Accession number: 2012-044, 2014-017, 2016-021
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- Chave Family (Subject)