Fonds PR-0725 - Raymond Murray Patterson fonds

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Raymond Murray Patterson fonds

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  • textual record
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  • microform

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  • 1917-1984, 2007 (Creation)
    Patterson, Raymond Murray, 1898-1984

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93 cm of textual records, 39 photographs, maps and 1 microfilm reel ; negative ; 35 mm

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(1898 - 1984)

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Raymond Murray Patterson was an author who lived in Victoria, B.C.

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The fonds consists of incoming letters from 1934 to 1977 (mainly concerning the Cassiar district, the South Nahanni, Liard and Finlay Rivers, and the Alberta foothills), Raymond Murray Patterson's diaries, notebooks and photographs. [Also available on microfilm.]

The fonds also contains the original manuscript for "The Emperor's Horsemen", Patterson's last book, and a printed copy of it.

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Archives code(s): MS-0957; MS-2762; 198908-001.

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Accession number(s): 78-206; 198908-001; M89-038, 2014.114; 93-6227; 89-059; 90-9503; 95-1948

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  • Box: A00953(1)