Fonds MsC-114 - Margison Brothers Printers fonds

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Margison Brothers Printers fonds

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  • Textual records
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  • Photographic materials

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  • 1910-1999 (Creation)
    Margison Brothers Printers

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24.5 cm of graphic materials and textual records
2 photographs

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Margison Brothers Printers was founded in 1907 by three brothers, Oswald, John and Arthur Margison. It is the oldest surviving printing company in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Records were in the custody of Jennifer Margison prior to their acquisition by Simon Fraser University Special Collections and Rare Books.

Scope and content

Fonds primarily contains examples of printed material created by the Margison Brothers Printers from 1959-1999. The fonds also contains some business records, including a cash book and sales tax information, as well as various printing-related publications. The fonds is divided into two series: Series 1. Printing Examples and Business Records, and Series 2. Miscellaneous Publications.

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Reproduction of the material is subject to the approval of the Special Collections and Rare Books archivist.

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Created April 2009 by Nicole Stocking.
Updated January 27, 2016. SS
Updated February 10, 2021. AW

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