Fonds F0252 - Thomas Adams fonds

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Thomas Adams fonds

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Fonds

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F0252

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Date(s)

  • 1855 (Creation)
    Creator
    Adams, Thomas, b. 1855

Physical description

4 pages (1 letter)

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Name of creator

(1834-)

Biographical history

Thomas Adams (b. 1837) was an eighteen year-old lad from Straffordville, Canada West (near Port Burwell), who left home in November, 1855, to attend the Normal and Model School in Toronto.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of a single, four page letter, dated 1855 November 16, addressed to Father, Mother, Brothers & Sisters, describing Thomas Adams' trip from Straffordville to Toronto in November, 1855.

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  • English

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Open.

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Accruals

The fonds includes material from the following accrual: 1978-002.

General note

The fonds was in the possession of Miss Florence B.K. Adams, of Toronto, Ontario, who transferred it to the York University Archives in 1978.

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Final

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2001/10/16 Last updated.
2020/01/12 KCP. Migrated from Word Perfect and MARC record.

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