Fonds MG 12.123 - Crowdis family fonds

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Crowdis family fonds

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CA BI MG 12.123

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  • 1883-1949 (Creation)
    Crowdis, Edward

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22 cm of textual records
29 photographs

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Edward Crowdis was born in Baddeck on March 26, 1894, to Henry and Annie (Clarke) Crowdis. He enlisted for the First World War on January 25, 1916 in Sydney, and went on to serve in the 106th Overseas Battalion until he was discharged on April 12, 1919. Upon his return, Edward married Christine McPherson of Cape North and the two lived in Sydney until his death in 1978.

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Fonds consists of personal papers of the Crowdis family over generations, including legal papers, correspondence, ephemera, and birth certificates of various family members.

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    A file list is available: MG 12.123 []

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