Fonds F71 - Fitz-Henry Townshend Scudamore Powell fonds

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Fitz-Henry Townshend Scudamore Powell fonds

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CA ON00126 F71

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  • [19-?], 192-?] (Creation)
    Powell, Fitz-Henry Townshend Scudamore

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12 postcards

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Fitz-Henry Townshend Scudamore Powell was born in 1888 in England, but moved to Saskatchewan, Canada in 1907 to work on a farm. A year later he attended the Ontario Agricultural College, but later moved to Vancouver, British Columbia. In 1914 he became a lay reader, but when the First World War broke out he joined the Irish army. He died in World War One.

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These records were in the custody of R.W. Jansen's sister before their transfer to the Guelph Public Library Archives.

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Fonds consists of twelve postcards of Guelph. Included are postcards of Macdonald Hall, Machinery Hall, the C.P.R Depot, Park Avenue, and the Ontario Agricultural College where Fitz Henry attended classes.

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      Access to these records is restricted for conservation reasons. Please contact the Guelph Public Library archivist to gain access to these records.

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      Copyright for these records has expired and the records are now in the public domain. Permission of the Guelph Public Library, however, is still required for publication.

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      Please ask for box 1 located at Row 8, bay 1, and shelf 1 from the Guelph Public Library Archivist.

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      No further accruals of records are expected.

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