Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Fonds CHL_ Add. Mss 866 - Higginson family fonds

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Higginson family fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title is based on creator of the fonds.

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CA CHL CHL_ Add. Mss 866

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  • 1879 - 1932 (Creation)
    Creator
    Higginson family

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8 plans.
1 cm textual records.

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Name of creator

Higginson family (1887-1932)

Biographical history

The Higginson family came to Chilliwack in 1887 from West Hawkesbury, Ontario. Charles Tweed Higginson and his wife, Emily (Smith) bought the 214-acre farm in Sardis, owned by David Biknell. They had three sons and a daughter.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of plans, surveyor's notes, title deeds, a contract between James A. Higginson and Huey Chung, a Chinese labourer on the Higginson farm, for use of a portion of the north-east corner comprising twenty-six acres, receipts for sales of produce, and a share certificate for five shares in the Sardis Community Hall Company Limited, Numbers 202 to 206 inclusive, dated May 25, 1922.

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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

No reproduction without prior written approval from the Chilliwack Museum and Archives.

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Finding aid available at the Chilliwack Museum and Archives.

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Draft

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2015/12/09

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  • English

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