Series MS-2102 - Guichon family papers

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Guichon family papers

General material designation

  • textual record
  • microform

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the series

Level of description


Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1984 (Reproduction)
  • 1908-1934 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

1 microfilm reel : 35 mm

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Custodial history

Scope and content

The series consists of correspondence and other records created by the Guichon family between 1908 and 1934. It includes correspondence, including a typed translation of extracts from a letter to Laurent Guichon; two handwritten letters in French (one from 1913) to Joseph Guichon from relatives in France; and a portion of a 1919 letter to Joseph Guichon from Belgium from a soldier who had lived in the Nicola Valley.

The series also includes legal agreements, partnership agreements, 1922-1932, between the children of Joseph Guichon; memorandum of association, conveyance, etc. re the Guichon Ranch, 1933-1934 and a letter from a lawyer in 1931.

In addition there are records of the Quilchena Hotel including a register from 1908-1917; a journal dated 1914-1915; invoices from 1908; and a liquor licence from 1915.

Microfilmed records are available on self serve microfilm, roll A01404(1).

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Originals loaned for microfilming by Guy Rose, Quilchena, 1984.


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

There are no access restrictions.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


General note

Accession number(s): 84-039

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres

Physical storage

  • Box: A01404(1)