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Fonds AM778 - Edward P. Ames fonds

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Edward P. Ames fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • 1891-1955 (Creation)
    Ames, Edward P.

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  • 0.24 m of textual records
  • 5 architectural drawings
  • 6 plans

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Edward Ames was trained in England as a building surveyor and valuator. In Vancouver, he was a member of the firm of Edwards and Ames, an agency dealing with estates, rentals, and insurance.

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The fonds consists of business records, including leases, agreements and contracts, arbitration reports, correspondence, court decisions, plans, architectural drawings and maps.

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Donated by Mrs. Marion Ames in 1982.


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