Fonds PR-0768 - Ker family fonds

North Saanich Hotel and post office, Sidney The Brackman-Ker Milling Co., Ltd., Victoria branch building. The Brackman-Ker Milling Co., Ltd., Victoria branch building. Western Canada Flour MIlls Co. Ltd; Brackman-Ker. The Brackman-Ker Milling Co. Ltd., Vancouver branch. The Brackman-Ker Milling Co. Ltd., Nanaimo branch. Ships at a wharf; Victoria The Brackman-Ker Milling Co. Ltd. wharf in Vancouver. The Brackman-Ker Milling Co. Ltd. Brackman-Ker Milling Co.

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Ker family fonds

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  • textual record
  • graphic material
  • multiple media
  • moving images

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  • 1840-1957 (Creation)
    Ker (family)

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12 cm of textual records, 77 photographs, 24 film reels

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The Ker family lived in Victoria, B.C. Robert Henry Brackman Ker was an executive with a number of British Columbia business firms, including Ker and Stephenson Ltd. and Brackman-Ker Milling Company. He served on Victoria City Council, as President of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce, and as Aide-de-Camp to the Lieutenant-Governor of B.C.

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The fonds consists of correspondence and photographs of Robert Ker, Robert Henry Brackman Ker and David Russell Ker, as well as home movies shot by R.H.B. Ker between 1929 and 1957.

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Archives code(s): MS-0255; MS-3276; 198210-007; HP069300-HP069302; F2016:02

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Accession number(s): 198210-007; 2016.159

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