Fonds PR-1654 - Ebenezer Robson fonds

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Ebenezer Robson fonds

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  • 1852-1911 (Creation)
    Robson, Ebenezer

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Originals, 1852-1911, 1.2 m of textual records, ; Microfilm, 1857-1910, (neg.), 35 mm 3 reels [17A-19A]

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Ebenezer Robson was born in Ontario. Trained as a Methodist minister, he arrived in B.C. in 1859, one of four Methodist ministers to the colony. He served the Cariboo area, Victoria, Nanaimo, Yale, the Lower Mainland and Vernon. He died in Vancouver.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, diaries (1857-1910), letterbook, addresses to, autobiography, sermon and lecture notes of Reverend Ebenezer Robson. Includes extensive correspondence inward (see finding aid for names of correspondents).

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Archives code(s): H/D/R57

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