Call Number: Mss 130
Title: Keith H. Barker fonds.
Extent: 0.4 m of textual records.
Biographical sketch: Keith H. Barker was born
ca. 1920. He served in the Second World War, and returned to Canada
in 1945. He got married in 1945. He and his wife resided in the
Oakville, Ontario area working for his father, grandfather, and
uncle. In 1948, Barker purchased a 320 acre farm with the help of
neighbours Mr. And Mrs. Fred Chester, and borrowed machinery from
relatives. By 1960 he was able to purchase an additional 160 acres.
Keith and Sadie raised a family of five children: Terry, Arlene,
Patricia, Colleen, and Warren. In 1985, Warren entered into partnership
with his father and he bought the family farm in 1990. The Barkers
now reside in the town of Carman, Manitoba.
Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University
of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Keith Barker in 1995.
Scope and content: The fonds consists of a brief
family history and farm account books, which detail household and
Source of supplied title: Title based upon contents
of the fonds.
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Accruals: No further accruals are expected.
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