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Date Range
1799-1942 (primarily 1833-1884, 1910-1942)
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
60 cm of textual records.
Scope and Content
The fonds consist of records of the Duff family. Includes land rental receipts, insurance receipts, business correspondence and agreements of the family distillery in Scotland, tax notices, household correspondence, business investments in local coal and oil companies, personal financial papers, l…
Date Range
1799-1942 (primarily 1833-1884, 1910-1942)
Fonds
Duff family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Duff family
Physical Description
60 cm of textual records.
History / Biographical
The Duff family lived in Scotland, where they farmed and operated a distillery. John Duff moved to Lethbridge in 1885 and took up land near Lethbridge. His son Donald (1879-1946) was a civil engineer who also served as Lethbridge City Clerk.
Scope and Content
The fonds consist of records of the Duff family. Includes land rental receipts, insurance receipts, business correspondence and agreements of the family distillery in Scotland, tax notices, household correspondence, business investments in local coal and oil companies, personal financial papers, land purchase and sale agreements, and other financial records. Includes diary of John Duff describing the move to Lethbridge in 1885.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Finding Aid
File list available.
Category
Land, settlement and immigration
Commerce and industry
Collection
Archive
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Date Range
1918-1981
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of records of several generations of the Simmonds family including birth, military, business, bank and estate records of John Arthur Simmonds; birth, student and death records of Earl Armstrong Simmonds; estate documents of James William Simmonds; memorial book of Sadie Simmonds;…
Date Range
1918-1981
Fonds
Simmonds family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Simmonds family
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records.
History / Biographical
Biographical information unavailable.
Custodial History
The records were found in a suitcase purchased at public auction.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of records of several generations of the Simmonds family including birth, military, business, bank and estate records of John Arthur Simmonds; birth, student and death records of Earl Armstrong Simmonds; estate documents of James William Simmonds; memorial book of Sadie Simmonds; and birth, marriage, business, death and estate records of Olga Simmonds.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Finding Aid
File list available.
Category
Family and personal life
Collection
Archive
Less detail