Item 71-1001 - John Miller scrapbook

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John Miller scrapbook

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  • 1882-1890 (Creation)
    Miller, John

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John Miller was born in Keene, Ontario and was the son of Isabella Brownlie Miller and James Miller. His siblings were William, Thomas, James, Peter, Isabelle, and Margaret. He attended Queen's University from 1882 to 1886 and worked for the Mail and Empire and the News as a journalist. He was also a world traveller and an avid canoeist.

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This item is a scrapbook containing Victorian magazine clippings, newspaper clippings, receipts from a trip to Europe in 1885, clippings regarding John Miller's student days at Queen's University from 1882 to 1886, concert and theatre programs from Lindsay, Kingston, Peterborough (including ventriloquist and mind reading events), London, England theatre programs and newspaper clippings regarding a murder trial heard in Woodstock, Ontario, 1890.

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The scrapbook is very fragile and its cover board is missing.

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This item was donated from an unknown source.


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For related records see: 70-1001, 88-017 and 01-1019.

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The scrapbook is located in the Large Materials Cabinet - Drawer 26.

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Genealogy: Brownlie - Miller - Campbell Families
T.U.A. Accessions: 70-1001, 71-1001, 88-017 and 01-1019

I. Isabella Brownlie (1828-1869); brother was Claud Brownlie, d. 1902; m. 1845 James Miller (1818-1879)

William Wallace (1846-1886) (married 1. Letitia Blezard and 2. Sarah Hazlett)

Isabelle Fulton (1848-1937) (married William Campbell)

Dr. Thomas Menzies (1850-1908) (married Mary Anne McIntyre)

James (1852-1901) (married Janet Bryce)

Margaret Ann (1855-1940) (married Harry Cruikshank)

Peter (1859- died young)

John Claud (1863-1901)

II. Isabelle Fulton Miller (1848-1937) m. 1872 William Campbell (1847-1929)

Isabelle (Bella) (1873- ) (m. 1894 Robert Nelson)

Margaret (Maggie/Peggie 1875- ?) (m. 1907 Thomas Wigmore)

William Claud (1880- ?) (m. 1916 Eva Rogers)

Lillian (1884- ?) (m. 1912 Wallace Wood)

Agnes Campbell "Aggie" (1886- ?)

Jean (Jeannie 1889- ?) (m. 1912 Arthur G. Cameron)

Thomas (1892- drowned 1909)

Dr. James Alexander

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