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Robert W. Jackson fonds
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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- Jackson, Robert W.
Physical description area
ca. 220 photographs
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Name of creator
Robert Weatherat Jackson came to Canada from Durham, England sometime around 1909. In 1912, he married Jessie Jane Creighton who died in 1937. Robert worked as a carpenter for Burrard Dry Dock Limited. In 1942, he married Margaret Stewart Middleton Rennie. He retired shortly after in 1946 and later moved to Victoria.
R.W. Jackson left his estate to neighbour Agnes Bury who passed the materials on to her daughter Gladys Bury. Album containing photographs CVA 217-001 to CVA 217-012 donated in 1979 by Gladys Bury. In 1999, Gladys Bury donated an accrual including another album and photographs CVA 217-013 and CVA 217-014.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs by Jackson, depicting his homes in both Vancouver and Victoria, his family, friends and local scenery.
Immediate source of acquisition
Photographs in this fonds were assigned the prefix CVA 217.