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Title 

 

Robert Maxwell Dennistoun family fonds

 

Dates of Creation 

 

1862-1958

 

Physical Description 

 

ca. 80 cm of textual records including photographs
71 photographs

 

Scope and Content 

 

Fonds consists of Robert Maxwell Dennistoun's diaries, account books, correspondence, clippings, photographs, military papers and commissions and other records. The diaries record Dennistoun's activities as well as local, national and international events.

Fonds also includes records related to Dennistoun's children including certificates, correspondence, clippings and photographs related to James Alexander Dennistoun, John Romeyn Dennistoun and (Robert) Peel Dennistoun and a photograph album of Peel Dennistoun's trip to Europe with the Canadian Bar Association in 1924 and Beck Dennistoun's scrapbook of her roles as Ophelia in Hamlet and Desdemona in Othello in the 1930s.

Photographs in this fonds document the Dennistoun family including Dennistoun's wife Mildred golfing at the St. Charles Country Club and the family at the Oakland Shooting Lodge. Photographs also document Camp Sewell, First World War troops being reviewed in Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Strike.

 

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 

 

Robert Maxwell Dennistoun (1864-1952) was a lawyer and Manitoba Court of Appeal judge.

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Dennistoun, Robert Maxwell

 

Restrictions on Access 

 

There are no restrictions on access to these records.

 

Terms For Use and Reproduction 

 

Researchers are responsible for observing copyright legislation. Permission may be required for any form of publication or exhibition where records are not in the public domain.

 

Custodial History 

 

Most of these records were donated to the Archives of Manitoba by Dennistoun's son Robert Peel Dennistoun and daughters Mrs. S. (Beck) Holland and Mrs. Maxwell MacBean between 1972 and 1974.
The photograph album of Peel Dennistoun's trip to Europe with the Canadian Bar Association was donated to the Archives of Manitoba by Peel Dennistoun's daughter Vivian Dennistoun Boulos in 2002.

 

Former Codes 

 

MG14 B24

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