Collection APL 899 - Joseph Michelin Collection

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Joseph Michelin Collection

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CA Them Days APL 899

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  • 1898-1899, 1935-1936, 1939, 1941 (Creation)

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Physical Extent: 0.5 cm textual records

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Custodial history

Donated to THEM DAYS by Allan Michelin

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Collection consisted of receipts between Joseph and the Hudson
Bay company, (4 pages, 1898, 1899), a newspaper article “93 Year-Old Man is Active Hunter” (1939), Joseph’s handwritten will (4 pages, 1935 - 1931), a note from Joseph’s Great Grandson, Allan Michelin relating to the donation of the will

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  • English

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Most originals at THEM DAYS, other located elsewhere

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No restrictions

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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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General note

Joseph “Uncle Joe” Michelin was born in Sebaskachu to Hannah Brooks and Mersai Michelin. He had two siblings named Peter and John. Joseph was one of the first people to make his trapping ground. Joseph built a home at the age of 88 near the mouth of Traverspine River and continued hunting until the age of 93.

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