Collection MsC-108 - Ethel and Allan Grant collection

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Ethel and Allan Grant collection

General material designation

  • Textual records
  • Photographic materials

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of collection

Level of description

Collection

Reference code

MsC-108

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1902-1974, predominantly 1918-1974 (Creation)
    Creator
    Grant, Ethel Moxon and Allan Garfield

Physical description area

Physical description

60 cm of textual records
4 photographs: b&w prints
1 plaque
1 souvenir pennant

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1881-1974)

Biographical history

Ethel Moxon Grant and Allan Garfield Grant were farmers in Western Canada. Allan Garfield Grant (born 1881) was a farmer and early organizer of the Co-operative movement in Saskatchewan and British Columbia. He kept diaries recording his daily life from 1918 until 1964. Ethel Moxon Grant (born July 6, 1886) was a British working-class woman who married Allan Grant at the end of World War I. From 1919 until 1934 the Grants farmed at Coleville Saskatchewan. In 1934 they moved to ten acres at Whonnock, British Columbia (now part of Maple Ridge)., where they stayed.

Custodial history

Collection was purchased from bookseller Don Stewart in 2008.

Scope and content

Collection consists of diaries, photographs, a passport, correspondence and an award issued to Allan Grant from the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool in 1974.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

    Script of material

      Location of originals

      Availability of other formats

      Restrictions on access

      Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

      Finding aids

      Generated finding aid

      Associated materials

      Related materials

      Accruals

      Alternative identifier(s)

      Standard number

      Standard number

      Access points

      Subject access points

      Place access points

      Name access points

      Genre access points

      Control area

      Description record identifier

      Institution identifier

      Rules or conventions

      Rules for Archival Description

      Status

      Level of detail

      Dates of creation, revision and deletion

      Created February 5, 2016. SS
      August 2022: Arrangement and description completed (Alexandra Wieland)

      Language of description

        Script of description

          Sources

          Accession area