Fonds MJ-195 - Charles Boyd fonds

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Charles Boyd fonds

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Roughly 4.45 cm x 3.18 cm gold medallion in the shape of a streetcar. Number “578” is on the front of the streetcar. Adhered to a 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm cardboard support. Has “1910” written in blue ink on paper at the top, and “#578” written in blue ink on paper at the bottom. “Mrs. E. Boyd” is written in blue ink on the verso of the support.

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Charles H. Boyd was born in 1871 and lived in Sarnia, Ontario. His wife, Eva Boyd, was born in 1878. Charles Boyd started a company that manufactured a wheat product known as “Boyd’s Buoyant Breakfast” using rolled wheat instead of cracked wheat. They moved to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and had a daughter, Helen.

Charles died in 1955, and Eva died in 1963.

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This fonds contains one small medallion of a streetcar.

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This material was donated to the archive as accession 12.2017 by Helen K. Rankin on February 18, 1988.


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This fonds was foldered and boxed in 2017.

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Box A-1

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