Fonds MSS 355 (A2010-026) - Carter Motors Ltd. fonds

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Carter Motors Ltd. fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 355 (A2010-026)

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2.5 m of textual records

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Charles Gregory Carter was born at Devizes, Willshire, England in 1887. Carter came to Winnipeg in 1914 and worked in the grocery business until 1921.That year he became an automobile salesman for Consolidated Motors owned by former Premier Rodmond Roblin. In 1926 Charles opened his own dealership on Fort Street near St. Mary's Avenue. In 1930 Carter Motors Ltd. moved to Portage Avenue & Maryland St. THe General Motors dealership remained in the Carter family until 1994 when it was bought by Murray Cheverolet. The family also ran Carter Toyota on McPhillips St.

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The fonds was donated by John Carter in 2010.

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The fonds consists of 4 series. They include: (1) Land, building appraisals & lease agreements, (2) General Motors, chevrolet & oldsmobile pamphlets, (3) Automobile magazines, and (4) Automotive News Magazine.

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Created by Lewis St. George Stubbs in 2012.
Quality checked by Mary Grace Golfo on 16 March 2017.

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