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Frederick Davies fonds
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- Textual record
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Dates of creation area
- Davies, Frederick
Physical description area
- 0.04 m of textual records
- ca. 50 photographs
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Name of creator
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.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of construction contracts (1931-1953), correspondence (1922, 1938), church building dedication programs (1927-1952), news clippings (1928-1958), and photographs (1890-1966), relating to Frederick Davies' construction projects and his family.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Veronica M. Bright on behalf of the estate of Lucy G. Davies, daughter of Frederick Davies, in June 2001.
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).