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MSS SC 129

Title: MacDonald Family fonds

Dates: 1912-1988

Extent: 20 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch: John Duncan MacDonald and his wife Anne immigrated to Manitoba from Scotland in 1872. John McIntyre MacDonald was one of their nine children. He married Sarah McMillan and they had three children. John Duncan was the second of three, and he married Margaret Greer. They had four children, the second being Robert James. Robert married Edna Thompson in 1948 and they had four children. John McIntryre homesteaded and over time more land was bought around the original homestead and the land was passed on to descendants.

Custodial History: Edna Thompson donated the records to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 1996.

Scope and Content: The fonds consists of grain permit books, income tax returns and farm account books belonging to Robert J. MacDonald; income tax returns, bank books, notebooks, diaries and receipts belonging to John D. MacDonald. Also included is a copy of the MacDonald family history.

Source of Supplied Title: Title based on provenance of fonds.

Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this material.

Finding Aid: Printed finding aid is available.