Collection - Kris and Gunvor Berg collection

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Kris and Gunvor Berg collection

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  • 1936- 1962 (Creation)
    Berg, Kris & Gunvor

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0.5 cm of textual records
2 photographs

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(1901- 1994)

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Kristopher Berg was born ca. 1901 in Norway to Martin and Arretta (Mickdale) Berg. His wife Gunvor Anna Jacobson was born on April 26 1904 in Oksnes, Norway to John and Dorothea (Wilhelmsen) Jacobsen. They were married at the United Church in Prince Rupert on March 26, 1932, and Kris worked as a fisherman on the M/V "Clear." The Bergs lived on Ambrose Avenue during the Second World War and later at 322 4th Ave East. Kris died in 1971 and Gunvor died on August 21, 1994.

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The collection consists of ration books, tokens from the Second World War, declarations, receipts, and an application for sick mariners service. Included are photographs of Kris's fishing vessel "Clear."

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From the estate of Kris Berg


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1992.041; P992.021

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Created on April 23, 2014

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