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Fonds Level Description

Accession Number: 80-032


John Tylor Lyon family fonds. -- Photocopied 1980. -- 6 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Mr. John Tylor Lyon is a photographer in Lakefield, Ontario and the grandson of Harold Tylor.

Custodial History

This fonds was created by and in the custody of John Tylor Lyon until it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of photocopies of records of John Lyon Tylor's family members. It includes the correspondence of William Plummer, 1871-1891 regarding Northern Ontario and Sault Ste. Marie development; manuscript speeches of Robert Adam Lyon, MPP Algoma, 1870-1885; a note of William D. Lyon, MPP Halton, 1919; letters from Robert W. Service and Bill Sime to Harold Tylor relating to memories of the Yukon Territory, literary and personal matters; and newspaper clippings including an obituary of Robert Service.


Title based on the person who created the fonds.

The photocopies of the fonds were donated by John Tylor Lyon, grandson of Harold Tylor.

The original items are in the custody of the various members of the Lyon family. The originals of the Plummer-Macdonald correspondence are located at the National Archives of Canada.

Restrictions: N

Associated material located at the National Archives of Canada.