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University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections Magne, Pierre Collection
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Pierre Magne Collection (Beaconsfield Homesteads)

  • CA UMASC Mss Sc 126 (A.96-27)
  • Collection
  • 1925-[ca.1972]

The collection consists of copies of letters to the Postmaster in Beaconsfield, Manitoba from John Boulton, dated January 20, 1925, to Jean Magne in Beaconsfield from John Boulton dated February 15, 1925, and to Paul Magne from John Boulton dated April 5, 1925. The letters discuss homesteading and homesteaders in Beaconsfield, Manitoba during the late nineteenth-century. A photocopy of a list of Beaconsfield postmasters is included. Also included in the collection is a photocopy of an autobiography by A. F. Willis (nee Boulton), the wife of John L. Willis, entitled The Days of My Pilgrimage [1972?].

Magne, Pierre