Series 2 - Family Records

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Family Records

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  • 1891-1950 (Creation)

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48cm of textual materials

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The material was bequeathed to the Hamilton Public Library by the Estate of Flora Fairchild Tobin Bryant, niece of Julia Arthur, in 1994.

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Series consists of one file folder containing a newspaper obituary for Julia Arthur, along with a letter written by Miss Flora F. Tobin, niece of Julia Arthur, to the Hamilton, Ontario City Clerk Office in regards to obtaining a birth registration notice for her grandfather, Thomas Lewis. The file also contains hand-written, typed and photocopied genealogical records on the Lewis family members. The series also consists of a scrapbook that is divided into two parts. The first half contains newspaper clippings, correspondence and information about Julia Arthur and her performances and career, and the second half contains information about her sister, Flora Fairchild.

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