Fonds 2002-17 - Heavin, Grover Morris fonds

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Heavin, Grover Morris fonds

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  • 2002 (Creation)

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54 scanned photographs : b&w

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Grover Morris Heavin was born to Otto Grover Heavin and Emma Heavin (Baker). Grover married Marg Evelyn Switzer at the Melfort United Church manse. They had three children: Harvey, Larry, and Milton. Grover farmed in the Melfort area.

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The photographs were lent to the Melfort and District Museum by Grover Morris Heavin for scanning purposes.

Scope and content

The fonds contains 54 scanned black and white photographs. They were taken between the 1920's and 1950's in the Whittome District near Melfort, Saskatchewan. They include images of Prescott S.D. #3935, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, farming activities, and local families.

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originals owned by Grover Morris Heavin

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digitized version in on-site database

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no restrictions on access

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Copyright: Unknown

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on-site database, accession ledger, source file

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The photographs were scanned at 300 dpi with 16 million colors.

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