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Maitland family fonds
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- textual record
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- multiple media
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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- Maitland (family)
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4 m of textual records and ca. 1296 photographs
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Name of creator
Royal Lethington Maitland was a lawyer and was elected MLA for Vancouver in 1928. In 1937, he was chosen leader of the provincial Conservative Party. In 1941, Maitland was reelected and with Premier John Hart formed a coalition government, serving as Attorney-General. The Maitland family resided primarily in Vancouver.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of personal correspondence, speeches, addresses and House logs relating to Legislative Assembly sessions, of R.L. Maitland. There are also notes and correspondence of Ruth Hildred Maitland and the correspondence of their children Robert, Elizabeth, William, and Norah.
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Archives code(s): MS-0781.
Accession number(s): 77-084; 197912-022