Fonds F0348 - Donald Mackenzie fonds

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Donald Mackenzie fonds

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0.90 m of textual records

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Donald Mackenzie (1852-1941?), farmer, merchant and civil servant, operated a butcher shop and general store in Woodbridge, Ontario, at least part of the time in a partnership, Mackenzie & Rogerson. In addition, Mackenzie was a liquor license inspector for the West Riding of York, centred in Woodbridge, where he also sat on the village council (1884-1892). His farm was located in Vaughan Township. He was the father of Addison Alexander Mackenzie, a member of Provincial Parliament for York North riding (1945-1967).

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The fonds was presented to the York University Archives by members of the Mackenzie family in October, 1971.

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The fonds consists of Donald Mackenzie's ledgers, day books, and account books for Mackenzie & Rogerson, merchants in Woodbridge, Ontario (1875-1904), and correspondence, petitions, registers, license records and related material for the West Riding of York Liquor License Inspector, 1877-1927.

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Donated by Mackenzie family descendents in October 1971.


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See Major Addison Alexander Mackenzie fonds (F0347) for related material.

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1971-007. No further accruals are expected.

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2002/04/05 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/05 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/30 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, access restrictions, extent.
2003/12/10 Ken Hernden. Updated accruals note.
2007/05/31 Dubeau. Added link to file list.
2018/05/11 KCP. Added GMD, language, cleaned up metadata, and published finding aid.

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  • English


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