Fonds PR 113 - O.M. Jones fonds

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O.M. Jones fonds

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  • [ca. 1890-1921] (Creation)
    Jones, O.M. (Oswald Meredith)

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50 photographs

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Dr. Oswald Meredith Jones was born in Llandilo, South Wales, the son of Thomas and Laetitia Jones. He graduated from the London University in 1888 and came to Victoria in 1891 as a surgeon on the HMS Warspite. Shortly thereafter, he opened up a very successful medical practice in Victoria. Jones was married to Kathleen Brady, and they had several children.

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The fonds consists of photographs of the Jones and Brady families, the Jones family residences, sailors on the HMS Warspite and Jones' family friends including the Leeder family. Fonds consists of 17 original prints and 33 copies of loaned images.

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Copies of loaned images are found in the photo access systems under the subject heading of "O.M. Jones family".

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BCAUL control number: CVIC-111

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