MSS SC 129
Title: MacDonald Family fonds
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
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
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Finding Aid: Printed finding aid is available.