Fonds PR-0828 - John Christie Goodfellow fonds

Similkameen Garage; Princeton's first. Princeton's first store and post office Princeton, looking south

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John Christie Goodfellow fonds

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  • 1890-1947 [Microfilmed 1953] (Creation)
    Goodfellow, John Christie, 1890-1968

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2 microfilm reels, 6 cm of textual records (original), and 8 graphic items

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John Christie Goodfellow served as Presbyterian minister at Port Moody and Ioco, 1923-1925, and then as United Church minister at Victoria, 1925-1927, and Princeton, 1927-1948. He remained at Princeton until his death. He published several works on the history of the Similkameen area and the history of the United Church in British Columbia. In the 1930s, Goodfellow was secretary of the B.C. Conference Historical Society.

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The fonds consists of files containing correspondence, clippings and reports, as well as manuscripts relating to local Similkameen history and individuals associated with the Similkameen district or the Presbyterian church. The fonds also includes a small accession of 7 graphic items (4 prints, 2 postcards, 1 negative). Three of these items have been described online.

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  • See additional published material by Goodfellow in the BC Archives Library
  • G/Si4/B77: Bibliography of the Similkameen Tulameen Valley, compiled for Goodfellow for the Bibliographic Committee, British Columbia Library Association (1934-1935)

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Supplied accession numbers: MS-2714; MS-2824; 198202-009

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