John Bonyman & Sons fonds

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John Bonyman & Sons fonds

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  • 1891-1922 (Creation)
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    John Bonyman & Sons

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21 cm of textual records

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John Bonyman and Sons, a sash and door factory, was founded at Tatamagouche, N.S. in 1887 by John Bonyman (1834-1909). The factory also manufactured lumber, flooring, sheathing, moldings and brackets. It was located at the foot of present-day Creamery Street and serviced customers from Pugwash to River John and Earltown to Wentworth. Bonyman's sons continued to operate the business until a 1922 fire destroyed the factory.

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Fonds consists of 5 daybooks, 4 ledgers with indexes, recording the sales and accounts of the factory.

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Records were donated by Willis Bonnyman.

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Daybooks and ledgers can be found with the business records in the back closet.

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