Fonds PR-1019 - Deborah Glassford fonds

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Deborah Glassford fonds

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  • 1914-1919 (Creation)
    Glassford, Deborah

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3 cm of textual records

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Deborah Glassford (nee Leighton) was a resident of Vancouver, B.C.

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The fonds consists of letters written to Deborah "Dodie" Leighton in Vancouver by men serving overseas in World War I. She married William Alexander Glassford, a Commander in the U.S. Navy, on 26 August 1920, in Vancouver. The marriage registration (1920-09-221188) recorded "Florence Lilie" as her given names, omitting Deborah.

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Archives code(s): MS-0089.

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Accession number(s): MS-0089

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