Fonds A 52 - George E. Eakins collection

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George E. Eakins collection

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CA ON00318 A 52

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  • 1872-1962 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records including clippings and transcripts

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George E. Eakins (1882-1967) was a medical doctor in Thunder Bay and president of the Thunder Bay Historical Society from 1933-1934. He also served as president of the Thunder Bay Medical Society in 1915, 1925 and 1936. He collected material relating to the history of Thunder Bay and its district.

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The George E. Eakins collection consists of five series: scrapbooks, programs, publications, manuscripts/transcripts, and miscellaneous documents. It covers a broad spectrum of subjects all relating in general to the history of the Thunder Bay region. Most of the collection is composed of clippings and transcripts of the work of others. Some series, however, contain original materials such as speeches given and papers written by Eakins and others and some legal documents. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series A 52/1/1-2 - Scrapbooks - 1.5cm - 1906-1961 Series A 52/2/1-7 - Programs - 5cm - 1915-1954 Series A 52/3/1-5 - Publications - 1cm - 1889-1962 Series A 52/4/1-9 - Manuscripts and transcripts - 1.5cm - 1870-1932 Series A 52/5/1 - Miscellaneous - 5cm - 1872-1893

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Donated by George E. Eakins


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See museum collection 984.104

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