Fonds 1988.196, 1989.02 - MARSHALL FAMILY collection

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CA CPA 1988.196, 1989.02

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  • [1905]-1922 (Creation)

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3 cm of textual records. – 9 photographs

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The Marshall family collected material from their lives in the Harte, Manitoba area. Richard Marshall (1846-1937) was homesteader and Postmaster at Harte, Manitoba. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario and died in Harte. He married Alice Connor in 1876 and they had children Robert ([18-?]-1949), Richard Alexander (1882-1971), Wallace (1900-1984), May ([18-?]-1959), and Elsie. He moved to Winnipeg in 1878, stayed two years, then moved to Carberry Plains. Richard Alexander (1882-1971) was a [farmer] in the Harte, Manitoba area. He was born in Harte and died in Carberry. His parents were Alice (Connor) Marshall and Richard Marshall, and his siblings were Robert, Wallace, May, and Elsie. He was educated at Montrose School, and later studied agriculture at Wesley College, Winnipeg and the Agricultural College in Toronto.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1988 by the Carberry Plains Museum and in 1989 by Mrs. Sleep of Harte, who bought the Marshall farm.

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Fonds consists of 9 black and white photographs showing family members, threshing ([1905]), Methodist Church in Carberry, and two negatives showing men. Textual material includes a municipality telephone book (1911), post cards of the Merchant Bank, Fort William, Carberry School, as well as marriage invitations (1906, 1911), receipt to Canadian Oil Co. (1913), funeral announcement (1908), correspondence.

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