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Fonds AM109 - Munro family fonds

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Munro family fonds

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  • 1909-1950 (Creation)
    Munro family

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  • 0.04 m of textual records
  • 7 maps

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J.R. Munro came to British Columbia in 1888, and ran a contracting business in White Rock ca. 1920. His son, Donald G. Munro, served as postmaster of White Rock ca. 1968.

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Transferred from the Centennial Museum in 1971.

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The fonds consists of correspondence received by J.R. Munro and D.G. Munro; blueprints and advertising material received by J.R. Munro in connection with his contracting business; a blueprint of a building for the Automobile Club of British Columbia on the Pacific Highway, 1927; maps of Surrey and Burnaby; a pioneer's certificate issued to J.R. Munro by the Vancouver Province in 1929; a copy of the United Farmer for 1 August 1920; and an instruction pamphlet for Liberal Party workers in the 1930 election.

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  • Box: 511-D-05 fld 01-05