Fonds PR-0489 - Anton K. Money fonds

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Anton K. Money fonds

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  • textual record
  • moving images
  • graphic material
  • multiple media

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  • 1924-1925, 1937-1940 (Creation)
    Money, Anton K.

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ca. 11 cm of textual material, 6 film reels, 34 photographs

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Anton (Tony) Kyrle Money was born September 16, 1900, in Albury, Surrey, England, and came to Telegraph Creek, B.C. as a clerk for the Hudson's Bay Company in 1923. In the 1920s, he was a prospector and miner in the Cassiar district of B.C. and in the Yukon. He married Elsie Joyce Curtis in Vancouver in 1926. In 1936 he was named Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society for explorations and discoveries in the Yukon. He recorded his activities in a diary and published a memoir, This Was The North, in 1975.

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The fonds consists of Money's manuscriipt material, his photographs (1924-1925) of Dickson Mining Company operations at Dease Lake, B.C., and films (1937-1940) of Money's mining experiences in the Stikine.

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  • No access restrictions apply. However, the textual material has not yet been archivally processed.
  • Conservation restriction: material in cool or cold storage requires special retrieval and handling.

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Item-level descriptions of the films are avialble on-line.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Archives code(s): 198407-009; F1987:04.

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Accession number(s): 87-186; F1987:04; 198407-009


Moving image originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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  • Box: 913433-0707