Collection 97-1034 - Reid family photographs

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Reid family photographs

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  • [1997?] (Creation)
    Reid family

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11 photographs
2 textual items

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The Reid family originated in Ireland and settled in Peterborough, Ontario, in 1822. Descendants have continued to live in the area for several decades, marrying into the Stewart, McNeill, and Godard families.

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These photographs were in the custody of Bette Reid before they were donated to Trent University Archives.

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This accession consists of copy photographs, several of which are of originals in the Reid family photograph album and date from the 1840's to 1900's. One is of the Robert Henry "Harry" Devinish Reid family accompanied by an identification sheet with vital statistics for each member. Included also is a set of ten copy photographs of three generations of the Reid family. This set is accompanied by a family chart providing statistics for those listed.

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This collection was donated by Bette Reid.


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For related records see: 69-1003, 70-002, 74-1005, 74-1006, 77-012, 77-1006, 78-008, 83-015, 92-1002, 94-006, 94-1001, and 97-1029.

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Correspondence pertaining to the donation of these photographs may provide additional genealogical information. This correspondence is located in the donor file, Trent University Archives. See the same correspondence for information on reproductions of the photographs.

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