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Subseries 4 - Personal journals

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Personal journals

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  • 1900-1951 (Creation)
    Blomfield, James

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0.17 m of textual records

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James Blomfield, born James Alfred Bloomfield, was born in 1872 in Maidenhead, England. He studied architecture and worked as a junior draftsman before emigrating to Canada with his family in 1887 where they owned and operated the first stained glass business in British Columbia. Around 1900, James changed his surname from Bloomfield to Blomfield. He married Mary Diamond in 1902. They moved to Toronto in 1920 where he sketched and painted local scenes. James dies in 1951 at the age of 79.

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Subseries consists of personal journals kept by James Blomfield between 1900 and 1951.

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