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Fonds AM424 - Reginald Atherton fonds

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Reginald Atherton fonds

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  • 1956-1968 (Creation)
    Atherton, Reginald

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0.25 m of textual records

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Reginald Atherton was born in England but spent most of his life in the Kootenays where his father, John Joseph Atherton was a newspaper publisher. A professional accountant, Reginald Atherton was first elected to City Council in 1957 and was subsequently re-elected for 1960, 1961, 1966, 1967 and 1968. In 1970, he was honoured as a Freeman of the City of Vancouver.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, and reports dealing with matters of civic administration and government for the years 1957-1965.

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Donated by Virginia Atherton, wife of Reginald Atherton, in 1976.


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  • Box: 555-F-03
  • Box: 555-F-04