Fonds PR-1646 - Leigh Burpee Robinson fonds

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Leigh Burpee Robinson fonds

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  • 1941-1949 (Creation)
    Robinson, Leigh Burpee

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7 cm of textual records : 2 drawings : black ink on paper

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Leigh Burpee Robinson was an author and historian who wrote a history of Esquimalt.

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Sketches found in stack 3, June 2012.

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The fonds consists of Robinson's correspondence and newspaper clippings scrapbook, mainly pertaining to her history of Esquimalt, B.C. Also includes 2 black ink on paper sketches by B. Digby Robinson which were used for the cover and inside illustration in "Esquimalt place of shoaling water" published in 1947.

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Archives code(s): E/D/R56

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