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Bruce William New fonds
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- Textual record
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CA ON00131 01120
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1993 - 1995 (Creation)
- New, William Bruce
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2 cm of textual material.
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Name of creator
Bruce William New was born in Toronto in 1944. New graduated from Downsview Collegiate and pursued a brief career in industrial accounting before going into several entrepreneurial businesses including trucking, a dealership, a sales agency and a tour company. New lives in Hamilton and Largo, Florida.
The manuscripts were given to the Local History & Archives Department in Hamilton Public Library by Robert Oldham, and they were maintained by the creator Bruce William New.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of three computer typed manuscripts written by Bruce New. The first manuscript is entitled "Down to the Pub" a memoir of the Gown and Gavel Pub former located at 24 Hess Street South in Hamilton. The second manuscript titled "...and so it came to pass.." is a collection of short entertainment. The third manuscript titled "On the Bus" recounts bus experiences in the city.
Immediate source of acquisition
Fonds were donated to Hamilton Public Library, Local History & Archives in 2018 by Robert Oldham.
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The collection is open to researchers. There are no restrictions on access.
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Copyright held by the creator. These materials cannot be published without permission from the copyright holder.
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The following related material can be found in the Local History & Archives (LH&A) department at Hamilton Public Library pertaining to the Bruce William New fonds; in particular on the Gown & Gavel pub:
Clipping File Hamilton - Bars & Barrooms - Gown & Gavel
Hamilton Cue Magazine article on September 1983, page 115 (microfilm)
Stoney Creek News article on July 21, 1982, page 7b (microfilm)
The title is based on the contents of the fonds.
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- New, William Bruce (Creator)
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