Fonds 2020-061 - Research files relating to Deseronto and the Rathbun family

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CA ON00156 2020-061


Research files relating to Deseronto and the Rathbun family


  • 2010-2013 (Creation)

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120cm of textual records

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Ken Brown was born in Meaford, Ontario, on 28 December 1941, the child of Walter Brown and Peggy (Kent). He worked as a high school teacher and, after his retirement, as an archivist-historian for the Town of Deseronto. He died in Trenton, Ontario on 29 June 2019.

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Donated to the Lennox and Addington Historical Society by the estate of Ken Brown.

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Transferred by the Society to the Community Archives in September 2020.

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Research files compiled by Ken Brown for a proposed history of the Rathbun era of Deseronto, Ontario. The files contain draft chapters, photocopies of newspaper articles and email correspondence.

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