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Campbell Sweeny fonds
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- Sweeny, Campbell
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0.06 m of textual records.
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Campbell Sweeny was born in Phillipsburg, Quebec, and was first employed with the Bank of Montreal in Hamilton. In 1887 he became Manager of the first Bank of Montreal branch in Vancouver. From 1901-1915 he was Superintendent of all Bank Branches in B.C. He was a director of the B.C. Packer Association, the Royal Trust Company and the Western Power Company. He was honorary President of the Vancouver Rowing Club and was active in the Vancouver Cricket Club.
Transferred from the Vancouver Public Library in 1972.
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The fonds consists of miscellaneous personal papers, 1884 1928, including notes concerning his daily activities 1888-1909, together with several printed bills and letters relating to banking and currency reform in the Province of Canada, 1841-1849.
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Presented by Mr. S.C. Sweeny of Vancouver in 1939.
Pages in files 4 and 5 numbered 1-278.
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