Fonds 87-001 & 99-004 - Robert Hunter collection

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Robert Hunter collection

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    CA ON00333 87-001 & 99-004

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    • 1565-1881 (Creation)

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    30.5 cm of textual records ca. 85 maps

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    Robert Lloyd Hunter (b. 1914), lawyer and collector, was educated at the University of Toronto and Osdgoode Hall Law School. He wroked as a solicitor at Fraser and Beatty and was an avid collector of Canadiana.

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    The collection consists of petitions, proclamations, printed acts and correspondence relating to British North America, Hudson's Bay Company, the Red River Settlement and the British Columbia Act. The maps in the collection pertain to North America.

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    The collection acquired from creator in 1987.


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        Related material may be found in 83-013.

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        Accrual to this collection is 99-004.

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