Fonds MS 20 - William K. Esling fonds

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William K. Esling fonds

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  • Textual record

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CA RMDC MS 20

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  • 1919-1946 (Creation)
    Creator
    Esling, William K.
    Place
    Rossland

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5 cm of textual records

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(1869 - 1946)

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William K. Esling was born in Philadelphia in 1869. In 1896 he moved to the Trail Creek Area and Rossland due to the mining boom. In 1899, Esling purchased the Rossland Record, which was an evening paper, and in 1905 he acquired the Rossland Miner, which he published as a morning daily. In 1920, he became the conservative nominee for British Columbia and was subsequently elected. He redeemed the West Kootenay seat in 1925, 1926, 1930, 1935, and 1940. In 1936 he started a fund for children with vision impairments. He died in 1946.

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Fonds consist of textual records of William K. Esling from 1919-1946. Includes biography, correspondence, poetry, personal writings, and research materials.

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  • English

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BCAUL control number: RHM-1069

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Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre

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  • English

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