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Fonds RG 21 - George Field collection
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George Field collection
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CA ON00028 RG 21
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[ca. 1795]-1896, predominant [ca. 1858]-1896 (Creation)
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3 cm of textual records 35 photographs: b&w 2 postcards : b&w 2 photographic plates : b&w Materials are in good condition.
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Name of creator
George Field, a United Empire Loyalist, settled in the Township of Niagara around 1785, with his wife Rebecca and three sons, Gilbert, Nathan and Daniel. The family built a house on their property, located near Queenston, Ont., which is still standing today. Near this residence is the Field/Brown/Vrooman graveyard, where some members of the Field family are buried.
Name of creator
Field, George (family)
Custodial history is unknown.
Scope and content
Collection consists mainly of photographs and financial documents accumulated by George Field and his family. Also included are two newspaper clippings and one copy of a newspaper from London, England, the York Chronicle, dated July 9, 1795.
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Open for purposes of research and education.
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An inventory is included with the records.
Associated / related material
A genealogy of the Field family is available in Special Collections stacks.
No further accruals are expected.