Fonds PR-1323 - John Cornish fonds

Unidentified portrait. Believed to be J.C. Cornish on the left. J.C. Cornish; New Westminster. John Charles Cornish in his artillery uniform. Regimental photograph; John Charles Cornish. Unidentified portrait. Mr. J.C. Cornish.

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John Cornish fonds

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  • textual record
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  • 1884-1946 (Creation)
    Cornish, John

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2 cm of textual records and 7 photographs

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John Cornish was a customs officer and a Sergeant-Major in the B.C. Garrison Artillery.

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Donated by Mrs. F.A. Cornish in 1974.

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The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing clippings and photographs.

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Archives code(s): MS-2631

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Accession number(s): 74-050; 198201-080

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  • Box: 001448-0001