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John Stokoe fonds
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John Stokoe fonds
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M 1189;PA 1221
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4 cm of textual records. -- 1 photograph
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Name of creator
John Stokoe, 1882-1928, was born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England and came to Wood Bay, Manitoba in 1903 to farm. He moved to Altario, Alberta in 1909. He married Maisie Masson, 1882-1957, of Pilot Mound, Manitoba in 1913. They had seven children, James Masson, 1914-1957, Jean Scott (Wittmack), 1916- , Donald Newton, 1917- , Mary Elizabeth, 1919-1998, Charles Tynne, 1921- , Robert Gordon, 1924- , and Dorothy Anne (Chiswell), 1925- .
Scope and content
The fonds consists of letters to his parents regarding his farming experiences. The letters have been scanned and may be viewed via the link below.
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Dorothy Chiswell, 1970.
Language of material
- The material is in English.
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The letters are restricted due to fragile condition. A transcript of the letters is available for research purposes.
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- General note: Record No. GLEN glen-2210