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Fonds AM887 - Edward Arthur Morris collection

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Edward Arthur Morris collection

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  • Textual record
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  • ca. 1900-1930 (Creation)
    Morris, Edward Arthur

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8 pages

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E. A. Morris was born in London in 1858. He came to British Columbia in 1877 and then went to seek gold in the Cassiar gold fields. After working at a variety of jobs, he went to Victoria in 1892 and opened a tobacco business. Later he opened a tobacco business on Hastings Street in Vancouver. Both stores were known for the elegance of their fittings and decorations.

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The collection consists of material pertaining to E.A. Morris: biographical notes, letterhead and photographs.

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Donated by Mrs. M. Watson (nee Morris) in 1984.


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Folder formerly located at 592-C-03 fld 03

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  • Box: 592-B-03 fld 13