Fonds PR-0769 - Robert H.B. Ker fonds

Unidentified group in a motorcar. A group of young men in hats and pyjamas. A group on the verandah of a house. The crowded deck of a ship, either entering or leaving Belfast. Robert Ker and David Russell Ker. The Brackman-Ker Milling Co. Ltd., wharf after a fire. "The original B & K Mill, Shoal Bay, Saanich." Bobbie, born 16 Mar 1895; Russell, born 14 Jun 1897; Davida, born 16 Jul 1898. "1878 - Commemorating B & K Golden Anniversary  - 1928; third annual staff conference, W... A bridal photo. A day at the beach Haileybury College; LeBas dormitory Unidentified portrait. Bently Priory. Watching the coronation procession of King George V from the colonial stands in the mall opposite... A couple on a motorcycle and sidecar. Brackman-Ker Milling Co. Ltd. "Terrace-Haileybury College." "Windover" on Arbutus Road, Victoria. D.H. 2. Formation flying near Camp Borden, Ontario. A family on the steps of their cottage. "The Daimler with Father and Mother and Mr. and Mrs. J. Wilson." A baby picture. The iron mill at Dalkeith. Watching the coronation procession from the colonial stands in the mall opposite Stafford House R.H. Brackman-Ker and his eleven pound salmon An unidentified group and motorcar. A group in an automobile outside a large house. A boy on horseback, presumably after winning the trophy on the table on the right.
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Robert H.B. Ker fonds

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  • 1846-1976 (Creation)
    Ker, Robert Henry Brackman, 1895-1976

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2.4 m of textual records and other material

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Robert Henry Brackman Ker was educated in Victoria and in England. He served in World War I and afterwards he opened an insurance and real estate business in Victoria. He was involved in a number of small businesses throughout his career, including Ker and Stephenson Ltd. and Brackman-Ker Milling Company. Ker also served on Victoria City Council and as President of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of the Victoria Community Chest.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, diaries, personal and business records, maps, architectural plans and photographs.

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Archives code(s): MS-0793; 198208-38; M856036; Map Reg. No. 9470A; Map Reg. No. 9471A; Map Reg. No. 17320B.

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Accession number(s): 77-092; 198208-038; M856036; 77-0792

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Includes: ca. 1217 photographs, 2 maps, and 6 architectural drawings

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