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Series MS-0748 - Diaries

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Diaries

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MS-0748

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  • 1872-1881 (Creation)
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    Smith, Marcus, 1815-1904

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Originals, 1883-1885, 22 cm, transcript, 1872-1875, 1 cm, microfilm (neg.), 1877, 1885-1889, 35 mm [A00855(1)]

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Smith, Marcus, 1815-1904

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Marcus Smith was deputy engineer in chief and chief resident assistant for the Canadian Pacific Railway in B.C.

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Diaries of Canadian Pacific Railway exploration and construction (13 vols.). Traverse of trail from Edmonton to Landing on the Athabasca River, August 1877, and account book, 1885-1889 are on microfilm only.

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Presented by Arthur G. Smith (son), Vancouver, 1937.

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Accession number(s): MS-0748

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