- 1909-1947 (Creation)
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0.35 m of textual records.
Name of creator
British army officer. Brigadier General M.L. Hornby, a career army officer, retired in 1927 to a farm near Lethbridge, Alta., where he devoted himself to promoting British immigration to the colonies, in particular Canada.
Acquired in 1965.
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Fonds consists of correspondence, chiefly with various government officials and politicians; and reports, speeches, immigration literature, pre-emption maps and newsclippings relating to British immigration to Canada.
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No restrictions on access.
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