Inventory of the
E.C.A. Gordon fonds

Inventory #F0315

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0315
Title:E.C.A. Gordon fonds
Extent:0.03 m of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
E.C.A. Gordon (fl. 1856), was a major-general in the Royal Engineers attached to the Navy at the Turkish port of Galatea and Pera during the Crimean War. He was in charge of supplies for the British Navy and commandant to the Russian prisoners of war.
Scope and Content:

The fonds consists of a diary of E.C.A. Gordon and account book for work in the shipyards at Galatea, Constantinople, for the year 1856. The accounts are kept in piastres [Spanish currency] and British pounds.

Custodial History: This material was purchased from the Marchmont Bookshop.
Restrictions on
Access and Use:
No restrictions on access.
Finding Aid: Fonds level description only.
URL of Finding Aid:http://archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000315.pdf
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 1960-005. No further accruals are expected.
Provenance Access Points:Gordon, E.C.A, fl. 1856

Date of creation: 2002/04/04
Date of last revision: 2003/04/29
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