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Baker family (Dunham) fonds
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0,14 m of textual records.
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The Baker family lived in Danville at the start of the 20th century.
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Heading the Baker family were William Stevens Baker and Harriet Eliza Clapp Baker. William, a native of Dunham, and Harriet, an American born in the state of Vermont, had eight children together. Seven of these these eight children are represented in the fonds. They include (from eldest to youngest): Frederick Stevens Baker, Amelia Baker Stevens, Malcolm Clapp Baker, Mary Peckham Stevens, Emma Louise Baker, Harriet Baker, and Abigail Baker. Please see the biographical sketches accompanying the individual files for further information.
Also included in this fonds are distant relations, including J.C. Moore, A.H. Baker, Frances, and Stewart. Several of Malcolm Clapp Baker's brother-in-laws are also represented in the fonds.
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The fonds contains primary source information on the lives various members of the Baker family, largely from Dunham, from 1879 to 1913. It consists of correspondence to Malcolm Clapp Baker from his siblings while he was studying as a veterinarian in Montreal. The fonds is comprised of the following files: Abigail Baker (1879-1883), Amelia (Minnie) Baker Stevens (1879-1883), Emma Baker (1879-1883), Harriet Eliza Clapp Baker (1879-1885), Harriet (Hattie) Baker (1879-1886), William Stevens Baker (1879-1885), J. C. Moore (1880-1881), Mary Peckham Stevens (1879-1883), Walter Sanford Stevens (1886), Reverend Albert Stevens (1881), Frederick Stevens Baker (1979-1889), A. H. Baker (1879), Caroline ([188-?]), Eleanor B. Stevens (1881), Julie (Jule) (1879-1882), Frances (Fanny) (1883), Stewart (1882), Malcolm Clapp Baker (1913), Various Unidentifiable Authors (1879-1883), Family Background ([19--?]).
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The fonds was donated by Eleanor Abbey; it was transferred from Library and Archives Canada in 2007.
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28 janvier, 2016