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1906 - [192-?] (Creation)
- Robinson family
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John Moore Robinson (b. 1855 December, d. 1934 Feburary 23) married Eliza Lipsett in 1882 and arrived in British Columbia in 1897 as a prospector. He was a contemporary of John Carmichael Haynes (father of Valentine Haynes, also documented in this research collection) and James & Fred Gartrell (documented in Doug Cox’s interviews). He founded Peachland in 1899, Summerland in 1902, and Naramata in 1907 and is credited with establishing the soft fruit industry in the Okanagan.
Previous career iterations prior land developer in the Okanagan included school teacher and editor-publisher for several newspapers in Manitoba.
Subseries consists of photographs catalogued numerically pertaining to the J.M. Robinson family, primarily of Naramata, BC. Source of catalogue numbers and/or chain of custody of these photographs is unknown.
Images document the Robinson family and the city of Naramata during the first decades of the twentieth century.
Map in this subseries was created by J.M. Robinson and/or the Summerland Trust Co. Ltd and/or an agent assign thereof and represents a plan of the Naramata townsite, ca. 1912.
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Collection Fonds 100 – Robinson family collection. CFB Equimalt Naval and Military Museum. Reference code CA CFE Fonds 100. BCAL control no.: CFE-2617. Citation retrieved http://www.memorybc.ca/robinson-family-collection
Robinson family fonds. British Columbia Archives. Reference code Ca BCA 98207-94. BCAUL control no.: BCA-290. Citation retrieved http://www.memorybc.ca/robinson-family-fonds