Collection 97-1025 - John R. Marshall collection

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John R. Marshall collection

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  • [192?]; 1952 (Creation)
    Marshall, John R.

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3 items
1 photograph

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John R. Marshall was born in England in 1876 and came to Canada in 1885. He was educated in Toronto. Much of his working life was in the employ of Canadian Nashua Paper Company from which he retired as general manager in 1945. During his 31 years in Peterborough he held senior administrative posts with the Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Education, the Public Library Board, the Peterborough Manufacturers' Association, the YMCA, St. Andrew's United Church, and the Civic Hospital. Marshall died in 1952.

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This collection was in the custody of Mrs. W.D. Taylor before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

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This collection consists of a photograph of John R. Marshall, possibly in his late 30s or early 40s, and newspaper clipping memorials to Marshall at the time of his death in April 1952.

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This collection was donated by Mrs. W.D. Taylor.


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This collection is located in the Large Materials Cabinet - Drawer 37.

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