Fonds PR-0083 - Spencer family fonds

Mr. and Mrs. David Spencer and their daughters. L to R: (back) Charlotte, Florence (Floss), Ada, ... Mr. and Mrs. David Spencer and their family including McCrossan, Grant, Gray and Vickery families... David Spencer's daughters Spencer wedding David Spencer David Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. Teague and Mr. and Mrs. Trounce David Spencer Ltd., meat department David Spencer Ltd., administrative offices in Vancouver "The Poplars", 603 Bellville Street at Government Street David Spencer Ltd., interior of the first Arcade Building David Spencer Ltd., interior of the first Arcade Building After the Spencer store fire, October 1910 David Spencer Ltd., women's and children's shoe department David Spencer Ltd., hairdressing department David Spencer Ltd., linens department David Spencer Ltd., millinery department in first Arcade Building David Spencer Ltd., main aisle Early residence of David and Emma Spencer, Frederick Street David Spencer Ltd., dress goods and silks department David Spencer Ltd., women's ready-to-wear department David Spencer Ltd., lunch and tea rooms David Spencer Ltd., "Grocerteria" department David Spencer Ltd., studio of interior decoration David Spencer Ltd., carpet and home furnishings

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Spencer family fonds

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  • Photographs
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PR-0083

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  • [189-?]-1968 (Creation)
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    Spencer, David, 1837-1920 (family)

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15 photographs, 2 artifacts, and 0.02 m of textual records

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David Spencer (1837-1920) was a pioneer Victoria merchant who opened David Spencer Ltd. in 1878. He and his wife, Emma Lazenby, had 13 children.

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Fonds consists mainly of photographs of Spencer family members and their home.

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Photographs consist of 13 prints and 2 negatives.

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84

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