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Title:
John Stokoe fonds

Date(s):
1903-1912, 1928

Physical Description:
4 cm of textual records. -- 1 photograph

History:
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 in both Manitoba and Alberta; Christmas cards; a farm work diary; grain elevator receipts; and a portrait of the family.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Dorothy Chiswell, 1970.

Language:
The material is in English.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/stokoe.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-1189, PA-1221

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