Fonds BCHS045 - Asa Belknap Foster fonds

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Asa Belknap Foster fonds

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    Hon. Asa B. Foster

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    • 1873-1945 (Creation)

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    2 textual records. - 3 photographs.

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    The fonds consists of a primary and secondary source documents relating to Asa Belknap Foster. They include complimentary pass on the South Eastern Railway dated July 9, 1873 as well as a magazine article relating to the presentation of a painting of the Hon. A.B. Foster, and incidents in his early railroad career, dated December 1945. The photographs consists of a portrait of Asa B. Foster and two small pictures of his house in Waterloo, named Maplewood.

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    • English

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      Finding aid prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).


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      1 avril, 2016

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