Fonds MS 120;1987.033 - W.C. Calhoun fonds

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W.C. Calhoun fonds

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CA VERN MS 120;1987.033

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  • 1895-1921 (Creation)
    Calhoun, Willifred Colby

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2 cm of textual records

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Willifred Colby Calhoun was born in New Brunswick in 1869. He moved to Vernon around 1905, having worked for the post office in New Westminster since 1899. He continued to work for the post office in Vernon, becoming acting postmaster during World War I when the postmaster, C.B. LeFroy, was on leave of absence overseas. He retired in 1942 and died in Vernon in 1952. His wife had predeceased him and he left one son.

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Fonds consists of the personal documents and financial records of W.C. Calhoun from 1895-1921. Includes his marriage certificate (1908) and a personal account ledger (1895-1921) containing detailed accounts of his household income and expenses. Some records pertain to Ethel Jean Brown.

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BCAUL control number: VERN-49

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