Fonds - D.J. Robertson and Company fonds

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D.J. Robertson and Company fonds

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  • 1935-1946 (Creation)
    D.J. Robertson and Company

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3 cm of textual records

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D.J. Roberts owned and operated D.J. Robertson and Company, a funeral parlour and furniture business in Nelson, B.C. Robertson also carried out activities as a Notary Public.

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The fonds consists of a receipt book (1935-1939) of D.J. Robertson (as notary public) and a funeral record and ledger book (1939-1946) of the company's funeral operations. The funeral ledger provides detailed information on individuals (including displaced Japanese Canadians during World War II) who died in Nelson and the West Kootenay and Slocan areas.

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BCAUL control number: NEL-3306

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