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Fonds AM882 - Moses Cotsworth fonds

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Moses Cotsworth fonds

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AM882

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  • 1910-1942 (Creation)
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    Cotsworth, Moses Bruine

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  • 0.12 m of textual records
  • 1 photograph

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(1859-1943)

Biographical history

Moses Cotsworth came to British Columbia from England in 1910. He was an accountant, statistician, politician and a writer on politics, economics, and calendar reform. Perhaps he is most remembered for his work on calendar reform, in which he advocated a year divided into thirteen months of twenty-eight days each.

Custodial history

The Vancouver Centennial Museum had custody of the material until it was transferred to City of Vancouver Archives in 1985.

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The fonds consists of letters, bills, leases, papers, and publications of Moses B. Cotsworth; a photograph of John Oliver; and Vancouver publications.

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Donated by John Priestman, a grandson of Cotsworth, in 1985.

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