Fonds PR-177 - Oates family fonds

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Oates family fonds


  • [ca. 1860]-1940 (Creation)

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284 photographs and other material

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Donated to Saanich Archives prior to 2005.

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Fonds consists of family photographs and studio portraits taken primarily between the 1890s and the 1940s. Includes 3 albums, news clippings and a 1907 cemetery licence for Ross Bay Cemetery.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Accession number: 2007-046

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