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Diaries series

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  • ca. 1892-1949, 1952 (Creation)

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16.5 cm of textual records; 1 CD-ROM

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Series consists of 14 diaries kept by John Smith regarding his emigration from England to Canada, his purchase of a homestead in the Port Coquitlam area, and the daily activities and weather conditions related to farming, community life, and family life. Diary 2 also contains notes and sketches which Smith made at the Ambulance lectures he attended. A transcription of these diaries is also available on CD-ROM. The series also contains a bound copy of the published account of Smith’s trip to the Yukon in 1898, published by Walter N. Sage in the British Columbia Historical Quarterly in 1952.

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