Fonds PR-0343 - Norris family fonds

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Norris family fonds

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  • 1819-1924 (Creation)
    Norris (family)

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32 cm of textual records, 3 photographs

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J.F. Norris (d. 1897) was a newspaper editor with the Montreal Star and the Daily Colonist in Victoria. His son, Thomas Grantham Norris (1893-1976) was a lawyer who worked in Kelowna and Vancouver before his appointment as a judge in the 1950s.

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The fonds consists of the Norris family's correspondence, business papers, letters of introduction, testimonials, newspaper dispatches, share certificates and related documents, and photographs. Fonds also includes records of John Francis Norris.

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Archives code(s): MS-1284

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Accession number(s): 81-019; 198203-089

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2 carte de visite, 1 photo [all black and white]

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