Fonds 1988.86 - BERT SEAMAN fonds

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BERT SEAMAN fonds

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CA CPA 1988.86

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  • 1980 (Creation)

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15 pp. of textual records

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Bert Seaman (1887-[after 1982]) wrote Jottings of the Past, a history of the Edrans, Manitoba area. He was born to settlers Edith Stone and Tom Seaman at Seamanville near Oak Point, Manitoba. He moved to Edrans, Manitoba with his parents and siblings in 1900. He moved to Parksville, BC after his wife Ethel (Essie) White died in 1963. Bert lived in Parksville until his death in 1983 in his 96th year.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1988 by the Carberry Plains Museum, which received it from persons unknown.

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Fonds consists of a photocopy of "Jottings of the Past", dated 1974, 1976, 1980 as told by Bert Seaman. Details describe the Edrans village development beginning near the turn of the century, two murders in 1912 and 1914, local personalities, curious events, community entertainment, economic development, the cyclone of 1901, Ridge Road, the big brushfire of 1903, the 1920 blizzard, the influenza epidemic of circa 1920, deep snow of 1959, and building bees.

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Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright restrictions.

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Index is available, created by Gail Wiebe, Archivist.

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