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William Andrew Mulcahy fonds
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[ca. 1867-1929] (Creation)
- Mulcahy, William Andrew, 1883-1955
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73 photographs and 0.03 m of textual records
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William Andrew Mulcahy was born in Quebec City on September 2, 1883, the son of Andrew Mulcahy and Harriet McIntyre. The Mulcahy family moved to Victoria ca. 1891. The family initially lived in James Bay and later moved to “Oak House” at 1007 Esquimalt Road ca. 1908.
William Mulcahy held a number of positions in his working life, including conductor with the B.C. Electric Railway Company (ca. 1905-1909), draftsman, and clerk with the Provincial Government. He married Clara Morrow McDonald (1891-1972) on October 1, 1914. They had three sons: Donald Owen (1916-1995), Andrew William (1919-2003), and Allan Patrick (1921-1995). William Mulcahy died in Victoria on October 20, 1955.
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Fonds consists of glass plate negatives of unidentified adults and children (presumably members of the extended Mulcahy family), William Mulcahy during his employment with the B.C. Electric Railway, streetcars, street scenes, and buildings. Also includes a scrapbook of clippings pertaining to the City of Victoria council that belonged to Frank Campbell, a tobacconist.
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Original glass plate negatives are restricted for conservation reasons.
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See accession 2021-0802 for the records of Allan Patrick Mulcahy.
The fonds consists of accession 199607-04.
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- Mulcahy, William Andrew, 1883-1955 (Subject)