Fonds M997.3 - Bruce Snider fonds

Holiday Cards, ca. 1940s

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Bruce Snider fonds

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CA CoV Archives M997.3

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  • [ca. 1867-1945] (Creation)

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  • 5 cm of textual records
  • 50 photographs: 23 snapshots, 17 studio and exterior portraits, 6 postcards, 2 tintypes, 1 ambrotype, 1 albumen print : b&w, some tinted, some oval, some mat mounted; 19 x 11.5 cm and smaller

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Custodial history

Bruce Snider is a retired farmer born in Vaughan Township to Charles Henry Snider and Anna Snider (nee Keffer). Charles Henry farmed Lots 2 and 3, Concession 4 of Vaughan Township. Bruce Snider farmed Lot 2, Concession 4 until the property was sold in 1966. The Snider family has been associated with the property (i.e. Lots 2 and 3, Concession 4) since 1836, when Henry Snider purchased the subject lands from Jacob Shunk.

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Fonds consists of photographs, legal documents (mortgages, indentures, etc.), commonplace book (i.e. a volume in which is entered information of any kind to be remember by the compiler), correspondence, financial documents, WW II ration book, greeting cards, newspaper clippings and livestock gestation table.

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  • English

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  • Bay 5, Sh. 26 (textual records)
  • Bay 6, Sh. 23

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