Fonds - Theodore Adams fonds

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Theodore Adams fonds

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CA EDM

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  • 1890-1956 (Creation)
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    Adams, Theodore

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44 cm of textual records;37 photographs;11 photo negatives

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(1899-1981)

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Theodore Francis Adams was born April 7, 1899 in Winnipeg Manitoba. He moved with his family to North Enderby in 1912, where he stayed with his relatives, the William Jones family. In 1912 his father Frank purchased a house on Granville St. in Enderby. Theodore Adams married Georgina Broom in 1921 and they had 3 daughters: Kathleen, Marjorie, and Francis. He was the manager/owner of the Enderby Opera House, 1921-1922. He was on the Enderby hockey team in 1922 when they won the Coy Cup; his nickname became "Mosie". After working in Vancouver and Alberta, he returned to Enderby to manage the Enderby Creamery, 1924 to 1928. The family moved to Vernon, where he worked as a car salesman for Vernon Garage. Theodore Adams returned to the Enderby area when he owned Hupel Store and Garage, 1947-1954.

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When Theodore Adams moved to California in the 1960s, he left his papers with long-time friend and neighbour Isobel Simard. Isobel's son, David, donated the records

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Fonds consists of private and business records kept by Theodore Adams in his course of business. Includes certificates, drawings, correspondence, diaries and journals, manuscripts, invoices, financial ledgers, and photographs.

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