Inventory of the
Martin family fonds

Inventory #F0107

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0107
Title:Martin family fonds
Extent:14 letters
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
The Martin family; John, Catherine and daughter, Mary; emmigrated from Devonshire, England to Cobourg, Canada in 1843. John's sister, Elizabeth Martin Luxton, and her husband, Thomas emmigrated with them. While the Luxton's stayed in the Cobourg area, the Martin's moved to Adelaide Township, Middlesex County in 1874 with their daughter, Emma, and son, John. Of the Martin's other children - Mary Martin Couch stayed in the Cobourg area, Cornelius (Neal) Martin and Charles Martin moved to Saskatchewan, and Elizabeth Martin Crook immigrated to Kansas after she married. The ensuing correspondence describes travel and everyday life in Canada and Kansas at the turn of the century.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of correspondence of Emma Martin Sullivan, Adelaide Township, Ontario, and includes letters from her sister in Kansas, her brother, Neal, in Saskatchewan, and her aunt, Elizabeth Munson, in Maple Grove, Ontario.

Custodial History: The correspondence was given to Eleanor Collings, a granddaughter of Emma Martin Sullivan, who donated it to York University Archives in 1995.
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: File list is available.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/submissions/fonds/ON00370-f0000107.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1995-029. Further accruals are expected.
Provenance Access Points:Martin (family)
Sullivan, Emma Martin

Date of creation: 2002/04/05
Date of last revision: 2003/04/08
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