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Fonds PR-1354 - Crummy family fonds

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Crummy family fonds

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PR-1354

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  • 1911-1972 (Creation)
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    Crummy (family)

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5 cm of textual records

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Crummy (family)

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Reverend Eber Crummy was a Methodist minister who preached in the Victoria area. His son, William, was killed in France during World War I, and his other son, Richard, became a school teacher.

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The fonds consists of letters from Reverend Crummy to his wife and daughter, memorabilia of his son's career at Wesley College and letters of regret on his death in France in action in 1916, and letters from his son, Richard. The fonds includes correspondence from Richard Bunting Crummy to his parents and sister in Victoria, and correspondence to his parents from Alberta where he homesteaded and taught school.

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Archives code(s): MS-1084; MS-1014

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