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Fonds AM387 - John Roberts fonds : 1887-1890

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John Roberts fonds : 1887-1890

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  • Photocopied [19--] (Creation)
    Roberts, John Hugh

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0.01 m of textual records

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John Hugh Roberts arrived in Vancouver in 1885. He was a house builder and was involved in purchasing city lots for development and re sale. Roberts' family included his wife Anne, two daughters, and a son. His son was Vancouver artist Tomhu (Tomtu) Huron Roberts.

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The fonds consists of Roberts' diary kept between 1887 and 1890, which records family and business affairs.

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Donated by Imbert Orchard in 1977.


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Location of the original diary is unknown.

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