Fonds AM1292 - Murchie family fonds

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Murchie family fonds

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0.01 m of textual records

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Archibald F. Murchie was the son of the Vancouver tea and coffee merchant John Murchie. Shortly after beginning his studies at the Chicago Art Academy, he was shot during a drugstore robbery and died March 8, 1925 at the age of 23.

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The fonds consists of a pen and ink sketchbook, transcripts of letters and of articles from newspapers and a photomechanical copy of a photograph of the Murchie family.

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Originally donated to the B.C. Archives by Mrs. McKenzie (nee Margaret Brackett Murchie) of Calgary and transferred to the City of Vancouver Archives in 1997.


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  • Box: 609-G-06 fld 10