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Fonds AM400 - Hector McArthur collection

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Hector McArthur collection

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  • 1974-1976 (Creation)
    McArthur, Hector

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0.04 m

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Hector McArthur qualified as a grain inspector in 1928 and came to work for the Board of Grain Commissioners in Vancouver. He spent several years at the Midland-Pacific Grain Terminal in North Vancouver as inspector-in-charge. In 1971, he began compiling a history of the people who had participated in the growth and expansion of the grain trade in Vancouver.

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The collection consists of McArthur's manuscript, "West of the Rockies", and another essay "The Depression and the Midland-Pacific Grain Terminal".

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Deposited by Mr. McArthur in October 1976.


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  • Box: 554-E-05 fld 04