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CA UMASC MSS 490
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25 cm of textual material. 9 photographs. 2 scrapbooks.
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Purchased from M. Park by the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 2016.
Collected by N. Arkin.
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This collection consists of a variety of business and personal papers relating to the history of the Red River Settlement and the early days of Winnipeg. It contains material that particularly relates to the family and business of E.L. Barber and of his wife, née Barbara Logan.
It arrived at the Archives & Special Collections arranged by Arkin; his divisions of the material have been maintained and the material has not been arranged into series.
The material in this collection includes property deeds and leases; property acts; ledgers and financial bookkeeping; business and personal correspondence; bills and receipts; government and court documents; public notices and advertisements; event programmes; children's exercise books belonging to Barbara Logan and her brother Nathaniel; an exercise book of poems and other writing by Mary Livesey of Kisbey, SK; postcards, invitations, and cartes de visite; photographs; books and magazines; newspaper clippings; miscellaneous items including a photographer's pass to a WWI training base for the First Canadian Contingent; a print block of a portrait of J.C. Schultz; and two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings.
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Created by Elizabeth-Anne Johnson on 3 August 2016.