Collection - Alton Family

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Alton Family

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    • 1771-1935 (Creation)

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    7 cm of graphic materials, including some textual records

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    Custodial history

    Prior to the photographs being transferred from Salt Spring Archive, they were in the custody of the estate of the late Roy Alton who died in the spring of 2001 on Salt Spring Island.

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    Collection consists of family photographs, one genealogical record book and one marriage certificate

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    Majority of the photographs were transferred to Burlington Public Library from Salt Spring Archives in November of 2001. Two additional photographs, one genealogical record book and one marriage certificate was donated to the library in March of 2001 by Brent Alton.


    Collection is a combination of two donations arranged together in one expanding folder.

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        A selection of items have been digitized from this collection and made available on the Burlington Digital Archive

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        Photographs have entered Public domain status

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        BUR. V.F. Biography Alton Family

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