Fonds GP - Sir Gilbert Parker records

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CA ON00156 GP

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Sir Gilbert Parker records

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  • 1771-1987 (Creation)

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8m of textual records

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(1862-1932)

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This fonds was packed up in London, England by Sir Gilbert Parker in 1918. He left the papers to his brother, Harry Parker, and they were shipped to the USA by Harry's daughter, Kathleen.

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Donated by Morton Marley, March 2017.

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These records include literary manuscripts, research notes, political materials, correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, periodicals, printed books and artifacts.

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The original shipment of materials included two pocket watches, a locket, a walking stick engraved with Sir Gilbert Parker's name and a bust of Parker's head. These materials have been transferred to Glanmore National Historic Site as Accession 017.014.001-005.

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