Fonds AM250 - William Keene fonds

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William Keene fonds

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1 folder of textual records

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William L. Keene (d. 1953) was an early settler and district official in North Vancouver.
He moved to Canada from England in 1888, and settled in North Vancouver in 1889. He served as municipal clerk for the District of North Vancouver, and was involved with the newspaper The News-Advertiser. He remained in North Vancouver until 1928, when he moved to Comox, and then to Esquimalt.

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The fonds consists of typewritten transcripts of William Keene's writings, entitled "The North Shore, Burrard Inlet," and "North Vancouver Early History 1871-1900." Fonds also includes photostat copies of some of his writings regarding Alert Bay.

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Records were donated to the Archives at an unknown date by William L. Keene.


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See also the topical file regarding William L. Keene in the Major Matthews collection (Add. MSS. 54).

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  • Box: 514-G-03 fld 10