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Fondo F0143 - Simmins family fonds.

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Código de referencia

CA ACU SPC F0143

Título

Simmins family fonds.

Fecha(s)

  • 1850-2017 (Creación)

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Fondo

Volumen y soporte

3.62 m of textual records and other material.

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Historia biográfica

Richard Beaufort Simmins, 1924-1999, was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and educated in art history at the University of Toronto. Married Barbara Jeanette Atkinson, 1919-2000, in 1950. They had four children: Zoë, 1952-; Karen, 1954-1974; Geoffrey, 1956-; and Marjorie, 1959-. Barbara and Richard were divorced in 1968. Barbara returned to school and completed a Bachelor and Masters of Education at the University of British Columbia. She taught at Richmond Senior Secondary School, Richmond, British Columbia, from 1968 to 1986, where she developed an award winning Family Studies program. She also volunteered as a counselor at CHIMO, the Richmond Crisis Centre, and at Minoru Extended Care. Richard married Karin Weiss in 1980 and they had two daughters: Jessica, 1981-; and Fiona, 1985-. Zoë Landale is a poet, author and journalist who has published six books and numerous articles. Geoffrey Simmins is an art and architecture historian, published writer and professor at the University of Calgary. Marjorie Simmins is a freelance journalist and writer, married to writer "Silver" Donald Cameron. All family members are prolific letter-writers and journal-keepers. Other family members include Richard's parents Richard Godfrey Simmins (Nick) and Marjorie Mabel Beaufort Simmins (Minnie); his brother Godfrey Jermyn Philip Simmins (Red); and his sister Susette Simmins

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Donated by Zoë Landale in 2003 and Marjorie Simmins in 2009.

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Alcance y contenido

Fonds consists of correspondence to and from various members of the Simmins family, principally to Barbara Simmins, and Richard Simmins' photocards to Marjorie Simmins; material relating to B. Simmins' career, estate and financial matters; material relating to the death of Susette Simmins in 2007; drafts of B. Simmins' manuscript Should angels come: a letter to my daughter; articles by and about Philip Simmins, Richard Simmins and Geoffrey Simmins; daytimers and diaries written by B. Simmins (?) and Marjorie Mabel Beaufort Simmins; Karen Simmins' journals, poems, childhood drawings, stories and letters; photographs of members of the Simmins and Atkinson families, including several photo albums.

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Some items restricted.

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Notas sobre las lenguas y escrituras

Text in English.

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Related fonds are Zoë Landale fonds (Acc 741/03.6) and Richard Simmins fonds (Acc 726/02.13).

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Includes ca. 1200 photographs.

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3211591

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