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Bessie Taylor fonds
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- Textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the creator of the fonds.
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- Bessie Taylor
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6 cm of textual records
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Name of creator
Bessie Marie Taylor (nee Carr) was born in Cramahe Township in 1905. After her marriage to a farmer, Bessie lived in Brighton Township. She moved to the town of Brighton in 1950 and lived there until her death in 1979.
This fonds was in the custody of Louis Taylor, son of Bessie Taylor, before it was donated to Trent University Archives in 2007.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of detailed household financial records kept by Bessie Taylor of Brighton, Ontario after the death of her husband. The records date 1955 to 1977 and are recorded in 11 notebooks. Also included is a handwritten notebook of several stories with religious themes.
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Fonds acquired from Louis Taylor in 2007.
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