Series 03 - WA_2018_039 - Postcards and Textual Documents

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WA_2018_039 - Postcards and Textual Documents

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  • Textual record

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  • 1900-1946 (Creation)

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16 postcards
1.5 cm textual material

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Series consists of letters, bankruptcy papers, receipts, cheque stubs, postcards, a booklet, and a letter bill relating to the life of the Jardine-Neiland family at Alta Lake, as well as travels abroad. The postcards have been designated as a separate file.

  • File 001 - 16 postcards to members of the Jardine-Neiland family from friends and relatives in Europe, the USA and Canada, c. early 1900s-1946.
  • 002: letter from Pat O'Neil (in Winnipeg, Manitoba) to Jack Jardine, March 10 1940.
  • 003: Function Junction Mill bankruptcy papers.
  • 004: receipt from Alex Philip general store, W.O. Betts, February 10 1938.
  • 005: receipt from Alex Philip general store, W.O. Betts, March 2 1938.
  • 006: letter to Lizzie Neiland from niece Ann (in New Westminster), postmarked February 1931.
  • 007: cheque stub, September 27 1938 to mid-1939.
  • 008: cheque stub, July 25 to October 26 1939.
  • 009: booklet, "Picture Taking with the No. 1A Kodak Junior," owned by Grace Archibald, 1914.
  • 010: letter bill, to W.O. Betts from Buckerfield's Ltd., December 24 1937.

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Fair-Excellent (October 2018)

Immediate source of acquisition

Donated by Louise Smith, August 17 2001.


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All inquiries regarding use, reproduction, and publication should be addressed to museum staff.

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Material was found in collections on October 19 2018 with accession form noting it had been donated by Louise Smith on August 17 2001. As no accession number could be found (and it did not match the description of any previous accession), it was given the number WA_2018_039. Also among the material was a handkerchief, which was relabelled as an artifact (WM_2018_028).

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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Catalogued October 2018.
Revised December 2020.

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