Fasken Family Collection

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Family papers including correspondence, legal documents, business and genealogical records of William Fasken and Margaret Mitchell, Scottish emigrants to Nichol Township, Wellington County, 1784-1887. Also includes photocopies of each item; a photocopy of an article on the Fasken Family Collection written by Carol Goodger-Hill published in Collection Update, no. 9 (1986), p. 21-25; photocopy of an "Account of a voyage from Aberdeen to Quebec by William Fasken, 1837 in Appendix 3 of "From Aberdeen to Ottawa in 1845: the diary of Alexander Muir" edited by George A. MacKenzie. A coloured photograph of Helen Fasken received with the Marston-Archibald Collection is included.

Gift of Helen Fasken, Elora, July 1984; Fasken-Mitchell family tree deposited by Iain Rosszell, cousin of Marion Fasken (the original owner), April 18, 2001.



Types of Materials

  • Unpublished Material and Manuscripts


2 cm of textual records

How to Access This Resource

XR1 MS A180

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