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Illustrated account of a tour in Canada: volume 2, Kimberley to London, 1955-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 364/1/7

Scope and Contents

Journal narrating a trip that Benson made to Canada for a friend’s wedding, which included visits to a copper prospect, a lead zinc mine, two nickel mining organisations, three gold mines and an asbestos mine. It includes 86 photographs (85 x 82 mm) and 3 postcards illustrating Benson’s itinerary:

Cranbrook 1-3, Fort Macleod 4-5, Manitoba 6-7, Sudbury 8-11, Sudbury to Toronto 12-25, Toronto 26-28, 57-63, Niagara 29-56, Lake Nipissing/North Bay 64-67, Temagi 68-70, Cobalt 71, Kirkland Lake 72-74 (postcards), Lake Timiskaming 75-76, New Liskeard 77, Earlton 78, Ottawa 79-88, Montreal 89.


  • Creation: 1955-08

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1 volume(s) (1 vol.) : paper/photograph

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2014-10-14 16:53:11+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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