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Fonds Level Description

Accession Number: 04-1005

Title

Ontario cities postcards collection. -- 1908-1911. -- 17 postcards.

Biography / History

The province of Ontario became known by that name upon entering Confederation in 1867. It was first referred to as Upper Canada in 1791 when the province was created by an Act of the British Parliament, and subsequently, as Canada West from 1841 to 1867.

Custodial History

Unknown

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 17 postcards depicting various buildings especially in the cities of Hamilton and London, but also in Belleville and Kingston, and one in Montreal, Quebec. Most of the cards are addressed to Miss Charlotte Banks, Brantford, Ontario, and are dated 1908-1911.

Notes

Title based on the contents of the collection.
Collection acquired from an unknown source.
Restrictions: N