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Fonds AM163 - William Curtis Shelly fonds

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William Curtis Shelly fonds

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  • 1923-1928 (Creation)
    Shelly, William Curtis

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0.1 m of textual records

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William Curtis Shelly was born in Ontario and moved to Vancouver in 1910 to expand his bakery business. He became involved in politics and was elected to the legislative assembly in 1928, serving as Minister of Finance in the Tolmie government.

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The fonds consists of three scrapbooks containing correspondence, photographs, advertising material, certificates and clippings pertaining to Shelly's business and political life.

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Presented in 1965 by Mr. Reginald Shelly of Nanaimo.


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  • Box: 512-F-04 fld 01
  • Box: 558-C-01
  • Box: 558-C-02