- [ca. 1940s-1950s] (Creation)
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50 cm of textual records.
Name of creator
Manchester Grocery was established in Calgary, Alberta about 1923 by Mervyn Humfrey, 1892-1948. Humfrey was born in Oxfordshire, England and came to Calgary in 1912. He was employed by John Irwin Ltd. and Pryce-Jones before opening the grocery at 6609 Macleod Trail South in the Kingsland subdivision. The firm was an affiliate of Associated Grocers Ltd. He and his wife Rose Edith, 1887-1973, had two daughters Muriel and Dorothy. The firm continued in operation until 1958.
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Gift of William E. Brown, 2009.
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The fonds consists of financial records.
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No restrictions on access.
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The material is in English.
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No finding aid.
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