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Greenwood family collection
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- Multiple media
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CA ON00329 F 02
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1858-2010, predominant 1858-1997 (Collection)
- Archives at Whitby Public Library
Physical description area
11 cm of textual records. -32 black and white photographs. -1 painting: oil on wood.
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Archival description area
These records were acquired over a period of 40 years from a variety of sources. Many items have unknown provenance. The primary source was Reverend Ralph Adye, former Minister of All Saints' Anglican Church, Whitby, who donated several items to local historian, Brian Winter in 1970. Brian Winter continued to collect items relating to the Greenwood family during his career as Town Archivist and added them to the collection.
Scope and content
Collection consists of newspaper articles, photographs, graphic material, correspondence, and business records related to members of the Greenwood family. The collection consists of the following sous-fonds: General Greenwood Family, John Hamer Greenwood, Florence Amery (nee Greenwood), and Hamar Greenwood, 1st Viscount Greenwood.
Immediate source of acquisition
Please see custodial history.
No discernible original order. Records have been arranged by the archivist in a manner that denotes potential creators (family members). Where the person is deemed to be significant or there is an abundance of material, individual sous-fonds were created to reflect this.
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Restrictions on access
Access to part of this collection is restricted: WA2012-01A-06 and WA2012-01D-05. Requests for viewing this material must be made in writing to the Whitby Archives.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright for many records has expired. Where copyright still exists, materials cannot be reproduced without permission from the copyright holder.
See also - Reverend Ralph Adye fonds and related photographs of the Greenwood family at www.ourontario.ca/whitby
No further accruals expected.
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Created: February 2012; Updated: July 2013