File 3 - Letters - 1940

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Letters - 1940

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CA MRM 01170-1-3

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  • 1940 (Creation)
    Broe, Lawrence
    Created the file via accumulation of letters from Helen.
  • 1940 (Contribution)
    Waugh, Helen
    Helen is the writer and sender of all letters within the file.

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5 mm of textual records

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(4/4/1882 - 25/6/1949)

Biographical history

Lawrence Broe was born in Buxton, North Dakota, USA to John Larson Broe and Serena Broe (nee Satre). The family settled in Anyox, British Columbia when Lawrence was a child. Broe would become a doctor and Chief Medical Officer in Anyox until 1921, when he relocated with his young family to Yarrow and finally Hammond, where he became the first doctor in the area.

Broe married May Alice Elliott on September 11, 1913 in Okanagan Landing and the pair had a son, Howard Elliott, born ca. 1916.

Broe remained a doctor until his death from a cerebral hemorrhage at New Westminster on June 25, 1949.

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Scope and content

3 letters and envelopes sent from Helen Waugh to Lawrence Broe during the year 1940.

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All letters are in fair condition or better, with items 1 and 3 showing some insect activity. All envelops show insect damage, with envelope in item 1 nearly disintegrated.

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  • English

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    Location: BYO A200

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    Created: November 21, 2021

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    • English

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