Fonds 1299 - Arthur Fry fonds

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CA UTA 1299

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Arthur Fry fonds

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  • 1906-1945 (Creation)

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0.07 m of textual and graphic records (1 box and 1 folder)

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(1888-1983)

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Arthur Fry was born on April 20, 1888 in Collingwood, Ont. He attended the University of Toronto (University College) from 1906-1910 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1910. Died Nov. 6, 1983. Harold Fry seems not to have attended U of T, but is referred to frequently in Arthur's diary of 1914.

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Personal papers of Arthur Fry and his cousin, Harold. Includes U of T Student Handbooks, 1906-1910 maintained by Arthur Fry (BA 1910) as an undergraduate student in University College, diary for 1914-1915 written while in his early working career and 3 pocket notebooks with addresses, notes and expenses for 1907, 1909 and 1911. Includes one diary for Harold Fry kept during 1906-1907 describing his first job at age 16.

2 group photographs of Fry and Company executives with Harold Fry.

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B2005-0022

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