Fonds F94 - Henry Law fonds

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Henry Law fonds

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CA ON00126 F94

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  • [19-?] - [20-?] (Creation)
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    Law, Henry

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ca. 50 cm of textual records

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(1926-2023)

Biographical history

Henry Law was born in 1926. According to his obituary, he was a veteran of the Second World War serving with the Pictou Highlanders. He was a member of the Army Navy Club and the Col. John McCrae Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. His obituary further notes that Mr. Law was a member of various organizations during his lifetime including serving as Past Master of Speed Lodge A.F. & A.M. No. 180 G.R.C. He died in March of 2023.

Custodial history

It is believed the records were held continuously by Henry Law until the time of their donation to the Guelph Public Library archives.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of the research interests of Henry Law who was an avid genealogist. His research interests included various families such as Law, Davis, Dennis, Dryden and more. Other families of interest included Marvin, Howelett, Hutchinson and Hungerford. There is also a file of letters or correspondence relating to his research requests and some handwritten notes on various families and or names he researched. A partial listing is available for some of the families he researched. A listing is also available for several books and magazines he collected that related to his research interests.

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      There are no restrictions on access except for one file F94-0-0-0-21.

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      Copyright for these records is not held by the Guelph Public Library. Please contact the Guelph Public Library archivist about how to obtain the necessary copyright permissions.

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      To access these records please speak with the Guelph Public Library Archivist.

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