Series MS-1471 - Diaries

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  • 1890-1969 (Creation)
    Church (family)
    Big Creek

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Microfilm (neg.), 16 mm [A00751 - A00752]

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H.E. Church emigrated from England to Canada in 1886. He and his family homesteaded on Sheep Creek, farmed at Comox, and ranched at Church Ranch, Big Creek, B.C.

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Diaries of H.E. Church, 1890-1933; account book and personal papers of R.H. Church, 1927-1969; business papers re the Church ranch; papers of the Big Creek Stock Breeders Association, 1923-1969. H.E. Church emigrated from England to Canada in 1886. He homesteaded on Sheep Creek in Southern Alberta from 1887 to 1897, farmed at Comox, B.C. from 1897 to 1902, and in 1903 moved to Big Creek, B.C.

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Originals loaned for copying by Mr. and Mrs. B.R. Church, 1976.


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Permission to consult the papers must be obtained from Mr. or Mrs. Church in writing or by phone.

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Accession number(s): 78-013

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