Fonds - George Budgell fonds

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George Budgell fonds

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  • Photocopied in 197? (originally created 1929, 1932, 1935) (Creation)
    Budgell, George

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1 cm of textual records

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George Budgell (1887-1956), Hudson Bay employee and manager, was born in Fogo, Newfoundland, in 1887. He married Phyllis Painter; they had six children. Budgell died in 1956.

Budgell worked with the Husdon's Bay Company in Labrador for 35 years. He spent three years in Davis Inlet, one year in North West River, and the remainder in Rigolet where he served as the manager of the fur trading post.

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The collection consists of the photocopied diaries of George Budgell's fur purchasing trips for the Hudson's Bay Company in 1929 and 1932; a summary of accounts at Ticcoralak (1935), and an undated diary.

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Donated by George Budgell II, son of George Budgell circa 1918.


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    No restrictions on access. Much material in THEM DAYS Archives has copyright protection. Researchers must obtain permission from copyright holders before publication in any form.

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    Them Days photograph collection

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    Created - May 1, 2013

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