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Fonds AM879 - Francis Pilkington fonds

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Francis Pilkington fonds

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  • 1917-1970 (Creation)
    Pilkington, Francis C.

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  • 0.84 m of textual records
  • 2 photographs

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Francis Pilkington was born January 5, 1903 in Sydney, Australia, the second son of Alfred James Pilkington, Controller of the City of Vancouver. He attended King George High School and the University of British Columbia (ca. 1925-1928). He was a member of the Irish Fusiliers and served during World War II, mainly at the Esquimalt Recruit Training Depot where he attained the rank of Captain. He was actively involved in a variety of conservative political groups. He worked as a carpenter. He died March 4, 1990.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, pamphlets, working drafts of publications, letters to the editor, manuscripts and biographical data.

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Donated by Michael O'Connor in 1985.


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Original stamp collection removed to vault - see spreadsheet. Located at 974-F-03 fld 08

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