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Newcombe (family)

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Newcombe (family)

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Dr. Charles Frederick Newcombe was born in England in 1851. Educated at the University of Aberdeen in medicine, he was a botanist and anthropologist. He came to B.C. in 1889 and died in 1924. His son, William A. Newcombe was born in 1884 and, like his father, became an authority on the ethnology of British Columbia's aboriginal peoples. He also served as a trustee of Emily Carr's estate in 1945. He died in 1960.


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DDUFFY 2012-03-19




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On original import into M2A, this entry was tagged as a Corporate Name.