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Fonds AM1389 - Frederick Davies fonds

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Frederick Davies fonds

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AM1389

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  • 1921-1958 (Creation)
    Creator
    Davies, Frederick

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  • 0.04 m of textual records
  • ca. 50 photographs

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(1876 -1966)

Biographical history

Born Nov. 27, 1876 in England, Frederick Davies moved to British Columbia in 1913. He was a construction contractor who built in Vancouver during the 1920s to the 1950s. His larger building projects included some of Vancouver's more significant churches, e.g., Ryerson United Church, Canadian Memorial Chapel, St. Andrew's Wesley United Church, an addition to Christ Church Cathedral, West Point Grey United Church, St. Mary's Church, and St. John's Shaughnessy. Davies died Mar. 2, 1966.

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Fonds consists of construction contracts (1931-1953), correspondence (1922, 1938), church building dedication programs (1927-1952), news clippings (1928-1958), and photographs (1921-1953), all relating to Frederick Davies' construction projects.

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Donated by Veronica M. Bright on behalf of the estate of Lucy G. Davies, daughter of Frederick Davies, in June 2001.

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Photographs in this fonds have been assigned item numbers with the prefix "CVA 1389"

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File list available (programs and photographs described individually in scope and content note).

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