Fonds MG 12.16 - Bourinot Family fonds

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Bourinot Family fonds

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MG 12.16

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  • 1859-1971 (Creation)

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3 cm of textual records

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Senator John George Bourinot (1814-1884), his son, Sir John George Bourinot (1837-1902), his grandson, Arthur Bourinot, who was an author, and Marshall Bourinot, printer of Port Hawkesbury, and brother of Sir John. The papers include biographical clippings, pictures of the family, etc. The papers are important since they reveal a good deal of Sydney and Cape Breton life and politics between 1855 and 1900, as well as information on Parliament in Halifax and Ottawa.

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