Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00248 - Mills Family Papers

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Mills Family Papers


  • 1826-1920 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

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5 boxes (0.5 metres)

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Biographical history

William Mills was an Anglican clergyman in Ireland. His only son Samuel Dillion Mills, a member of the Royal Canadian Institute and the Toronto Natural History Society, emigrated to Ontario in 1864.

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Given to the Thomas Fisher Library by Professor Alastair Walker.

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This collection consists of correspondence and papers of the Reverend William Mills and the notebooks and other papers of his son, Samuel Dillion Mills

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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