Fonds 87-006 - William Standen fonds

William John Standen [Photograph by Andrew Ronald Jr. Studio, Minesing, Ontario] Then Standen family (left to rig): John, Andrew, Mary Elizabeth (May Beth), William John, Annie (... Diary and sundry notes (includes transcript) Diary (includes transcript) Diary (includes transcript) Diary (includes transcript) Diary and invoices (includes transcript) Diary (includes transcript)

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William Standen fonds

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87-006

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  • 1879-1895 (Creation)
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    Standen, William

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5 cm of textual records (1 box)
2 photographs

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William John Standen was born in 1843 and emigrated to Quebec with his parents aboard the John Howell on April 26, 1856. Eventually he settled on land in Minesing near Barrie, Canada West. In Midhurst, Ontario in January, 1869 he married Mary White Ronald (1841-1907) and they had seven children. (Taken from: "A Standen Family History" 1956). Throughout his life he kept diaries relating to life in Ontario and on his farm and it is these diaries which make up this fonds. A complete family history is available in the fonds.

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This fonds was created by the Standen family and in the custody of Dale Standen until it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

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This fonds consists of diaries written by W.J. Standen concerning life on his farm near Barrie, Ontario. The fonds also contains a photocopy of the Standen family history, a portrait of Standen and a portrait of Standen with his family.

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The diary for 1879-1880 has ink stains on a number of pages blotting out some of the writing.

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This fonds was donated by Professor Dale Standen.

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Transcriptions of the diaries are available and attached as digital objects to the descriptions of each diary/file.

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See also Standen-McQueen family fonds (14-014)

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Further information about William Standen and his family is available in the book Standens and McQueens: A Canadian Story of Migrant Families by S. Dale Standen, 2014, located in Special Collections ((TC) CS 90 .S6995 2014).

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