Fonds 1995-004 - Humberstone family fonds

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Humberstone family fonds

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CA ON00198 1995-004

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  • [ca. 1797]-[ca. 1984], predominant 1890-1984 (Creation)

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2 files

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The Humberstones had potteries near Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue [1812] and near Yonge Street and Steeles Avenue [1833-1915].

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Fonds consists of copies of family history notes and documents. It also includes twenty three photos of the Humberstones, the second Humberstone Pottery on Yonge Street South of Steeles Avenue and the Humberstone's Newtonbrook neighbourhood.

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Donated to North York Public Library in 1994 by Newton Mills, [born c. 1923], a Humberstone family descendant.


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The photographs are listed in the North York Photographic Collection finding aid.

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