Fonds PR0012 - Brian Barker fonds

Barker children with their dogs High school entrance certificate for Richard Barker Certificate of appreciation for civil defence volunteers in WWII, awarded to R. J. Barker Craigflower school class, 1925 Craigflower school class, 1926 [?] Craigflower school class, 1928 Craigflower school class, 1928 [?] Christmas portrait of the Barker family

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Brian Barker fonds


  • 1916-[ca.1950] (Creation)

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1 painting : watercolour. -- 0.5cm of textual records. -- 1 videocassette. -- 3 artifacts. -- 13 photographs.

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Brian Barker is a descendant of the Barker family.

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Gifted by Brian Barker; 5 accessions donated between 2013 and 2016.

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The fonds consists of photos of the Barker family, including of a wedding and of the children when they attended Craigflower School. Fonds also includes hand written family narratives, newspaper clippings about the family, two certificates awarded to Richard Barker, a VHS tape "Butchart Memoirs 1918-1930" narrated by William Todd, a painting of James Barker's Barn, and several artifacts, including Canadian commemorative coins and a bottle recovered from Pike Lake.

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No further accruals expected.

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No restrictions on access.

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Records are provided for personal research and enjoyment. Shared images must be credited to View Royal Archives. All other uses require permission.

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Accession numbers: 2013.022, 2017.008, 2017.012, 2018.022, 2018.023.

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2022-05-19 - Created - MD




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