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Fonds PR-0795 - William Josiah Holmes fonds

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William Josiah Holmes fonds

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PR-0795

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  • 1881-1926 [Microfilmed 1974, ca. 1983] (Creation)
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    Holmes, William Josiah, 1871-1954

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54 p., 135 photographs, 1 microfilm reel

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Holmes, William Josiah, 1871-1954

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William Josiah Holmes was a Provincial Land Surveyor at Kaslo, B.C.

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The fonds consists of a notebook listing in alphabetical order mining claims surveyed in Ainsworth, Slocan, Nelson, Trout Lake, East Kootenay and Goat River Mining Divisions as well as a letterbook of correspondence from 1902-1904, and scrapbooks containing photographs, programmes, military certificate and invitations. Surveys of mining claims were conducted by Holmes, Charles Moore, and F.W. Groves.

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Archives code(s): MS-0778; MS-1189; MS-1415; 98303-42; 98209-3.

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Accession number(s): MS-1415

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