Collection 1991.028 - Richard L. Frost postcard collection

Public Library and Fire Hall, Brampton, Ont., Canada Public library, Brampton, Ont. Public library, Chapel St., Brampton, Ont. Central Public Schools, Brampton, Ont. Main St, Brampton, Ont. Post Office Brampton, Ont. Presbyterian Church, Brampton, Ont. Brampton lacrosse team on field Brampton lacrosse team on field Rosalea Athletic Park, Brampton, Ont. Roselea Athletic Park, Brampton, Ont. No. 2 Public School, Brampton, Ont. Post Office, Brampton, Ont. Main St., Brampton, Ont. Main St, by moonlight, Brampton, Ont. Central Public School, Brampton, Ont. - 12. The Dale Estate Green Houses, Brampton, Ontario.--1. Peel Memorial Hospital, Brampton, Ontario, Canada.--6. Court House, Brampton, Ontario, Canada.--4.      -4 Main Street along the Etobicoke River, Brampton, Ontario.--11
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Richard L. Frost postcard collection

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CA ON00380 1991.028

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  • [ca. 1980] - 1991 (Accumulation)
    Frost, Richard L.
  • [ca. 1900] - 1983 (Creation)

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287 postcards : b&w, col., and sepia toned ; 11 x 16 cm or smaller

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Collection consists of 287 post cards from communities throughout Peel, collected by Richard L. Frost. While assembled from a variety of sources by Frost as a private citizen, he was then the Chief Administrative Officer for the Region of Peel.

Specifically pictured in the selection are Alton, Belfountain, Bolton, Brampton, Caledon Township, Caledon East, Cataract. Cheltenham, Churchville, Clarkson, Cooksville, Dixie, Eldorado Park, Erindale, Forks of the Credit, Huttonville, Inglewood, Lorne Park, Malton, Meadowvale, Mississauga, Port Credit, and Streetsville. Limited postcards from outside Peel are included, showing Norval, Owen Sound, and Port Hope.

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Accessioned in 1991, originally described by Diane Kuster (Diane Allengame).
Redescribed at item level in 2016.

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