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Fonds AM37 - Point Atkinson Lighthouse fonds

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Point Atkinson Lighthouse fonds

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AM37

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  • 1889-1931 (Creation)
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    Department of Marine-Lighthouse Service, Canada. Point Atkinson Lighthouse

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0.04 m of textual records

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Point Atkinson Lighthouse was built and set in operation in 1875 within the jurisdiction of the Department of Marine, Ottawa, under the terms of the B.N.A. Act, section 91. Walter Erwin was the light-keeper 1880-1910; in 1910 Thomas D. Grafton took charge of the Lighthouse and Fog alarm.

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The fonds consists of a diary kept by Walter Erwin, 1889, 1896, and 1900, and four volumes of logbooks kept by Thomas D. Grafton, 1910 - 1931.

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  • Diaries presented in 1944 by Mr. E.C. Dawe.
  • Log books presented in 1962 by Mr. Owen D. Jones of Orillia, Ontario.

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