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Fonds AM680 - Nightingale family fonds

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Nightingale family fonds

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  • 1896-1938 (Creation)
    Nightingale family, John P.

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2 folders of textual records (includes 1 photograph)

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John P. Nightingale (d. 1938) and Ida Burritt were married in Vancouver in 1896. Nightingale was a wholesale and retail grocer who operated in Vancouver. He and his wife were both residents of Mount Pleasant, later moving to South Vancouver and then Burnaby.

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The material was in the custody of the Alberni and District Museum and Historical Society. It was transferred to the Vancouver City Archives in 1979 and 1984.

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The fonds consists of legal documents, 1909, 1940; an annual report from the British Columbia Amateur Basketball Association, 1933; correspondence, 1938; and a wedding and anniversary scrapbook, 1896 1923; and a Christmas card.

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Folder formerly located at 579-G-06 fld 05.

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  • Box: 525-D-03 fld 10
  • Box: 579-D-04 fld 09