Fonds MG 2 - Page family fonds

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Page family fonds

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CA ON00373 MG 2

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  • 1902-1984 (Creation)

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6 cm of textual material
25 photographs : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm

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The Page family traces its lineage in Vaughan to 1838 when 200 acres of Crown land on Lot 9, Concession 2 were deeded to Lewis Page. The farm was sold in 1959. Descendants served in World War I and were very prominent in the field of agricultural science.

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Fonds consituted of transcripts of the reminiscences of Marjorie Page, 1989; map of Vaughan Township, 1924; educational records; Stewart Page's 4th year thesis (1924) at the Ontario Agricultural College re: the agricultural history of Vaughan Township, including area's settlement patterns, ethnic configuration, transportation development, social life, topography, agricultural products raised, revenue derived therefrom, etc.; photoprints of Page property and family including series depicting Stewart Page as a serviceman with the Canadian Forces overseas in WW I. Fonds should be used in conjunction with Page Report which delineates history of family and property, and provides considerable detail regarding the number of photoprints in this collection.

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In part, photocopies, and copyprints.

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Some photographs and textual materials are actual photoprints or photocopies, as they were received as Copy-Loan materials to the archives.

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