F0592 - Donald G. Simpson fonds


Series Number:S00517
Series Title:Family and genealogical records
Extent:0.41 m of textual material
27 photographs
1 photo album
2 posters
1 object
Scope and Content: Series consists of personal cards, letters, photographs and clippings collected by Simpson about his ancestors, his children and his close friends. The series also contains personal identification documents such as passports, and memorabilia from local travel and Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953. There are genealogical files on the Simpson clan created by Simpson's relative, Arthur Strange, as well as a DVD with resources on the Simpson and Cunningham families (the family of Don's paternal grandmother). The records in the series include material on the Craig Simpson Celebrity Classic, including a baseball hat, poster, programmes and planning records; Dave Simpson's business, Sonar Investment Corporation; as well as Christine Simpson's careers as a model and a sportscaster. There is a large Caravan '76 poster in the series. As well, there are records relating to Simpson's parents, Isabel Sproule Simpson (1904-1989) and George S. Simpson (1904-1967).
Arrangement: The series is arranged in chronological order.
Other Notes:1. The copy prints in the series are reproductions of photographic portraits taken as early as the 1850s.
2. Series S00515 contains personal correspondence, cards and other material including further records related to Simpson's children and family.

File List - S00517.592.htm

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