Fonds F 201

Stephen Tucker family fonds

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Stephen Tucker family fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

5.7 metres of textual records

4 reels of microfilm (textual records)

29 photographs : prints and negatives

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of records arising from the various businesses of Tucker family members, as well as some personal records. Fonds includes correspondence, mainly of a personal nature, and printed issues of the Farmers Almanac and printed municipal records.

Fonds includes the records of Stephen Tucker Sr., including notes, correspondence, legal records, land records, and scrapbooks.

Fonds also includes the records of Stephen Tucker Jr., containing business records relating to the management of the farm, the lumbering business, the shipment of products to markets, and land acquisition and management.

Fonds also includes the records of Willard J. Tucker, which contains correspondence, freight records, receipts and invoices, as well as the records of the Clarence Mutual Improvement Society, and the financial records of the Clarence Baptists Church.

Fonds also includes the records of Elmer Tucker, including correspondence (mainly relating to his column written under the name "Bachelor Dan"), personal financial and insurance records, as well as records of his Confederation Life insurance agency.

Fonds also includes the records of Gilbert E.Tucker, containing correspondence, educational records, and records regarding personal finances, life insurance, and property holdings.

Fonds also includes records arising from the Tucker Brothers cheese manufacturing company, documenting the management of the factories, the collection of milk, and the production and marketing of cheese.

Fonds also includes from the G.E. Tucker Co. cotton shirt manufacturing and retail haberdashery business, including an envelope of patterns.

Fonds also includes photographs of a house and of various family members.

Fonds contains the following series: Tucker Family Correspondence and Keepsakes, 1870-1939 (Series A); Pamphlets and Municipal Records, 1885- 1926 (Series B); Stephen Tucker Papers, 1825-1936 (Series C); Letterbook, 1870-1904, MS 214; Stephen Tucker Jr. Papers, 1834- 1931 (Series D); Letterbook, 1887-1906, MS 214; Diary, 1875, MS 214; Willard J. Tucker Papers, 1881-1947 (Series E); Elmer Tucker Papers, 1892-1938 (Series F); Gilbert E. Tucker Papers, 1885-1951 (Series G); Tucker Brothers Records, 1892-1938 (Series H); G.E. Tucker Company Records, 1909-1940 (Series I); Unattributed Records, Glass, Oversize, 1863-1950 (Series J)

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Stephen Tucker family were business and property owners in Ontario, Quebec, and the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Stephen Tucker (1798-1884) was a businessman and landowner in Papineauville, Quebec and Clarence, Ontario during the nineteenth century.

Stephen Tucker (b. 1835) assisted his father Stephen Tucker (1798-1884) in various business operations, and was appointed the Auditor of Clarence Township, Ontario in the 1870's.

Willard Jefferson Tucker (b. ca. 1863) was the grandson of Stephen Tucker, carried on the family businesses and was involved in shipping various products to Montreal in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Elmer Lincoln Tucker (born ca. 1869) was a business and land owner based in Ontario during the late nineteenth and early tentieth century.

Gilbert Tucker (b. 1870) was a business owner from Ontario involved in cheese manufacturing and retail haberdashery in the state of New York during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

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Tucker, Stephen (family)

Tucker, Stephen, 1798-1884

Tucker, Stephen, b. 1835

Tucker, Willard Jefferson, b. ca. 1863

Tucker, Elmer Lincoln, b. ca. 1869

Tucker, Gilbert Edwin, b. 1870

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright for much of the photographic portion of this fonds has expired, and most photos can be reproduced and/or published. Copyright for other portions of the fonds rests with the creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the creator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Some items of this fonds were acquired by copy loan in 1964 and 1970. The main body of the fonds was removed from the Stephen Tucker Jr. house and the old store at Clarence and donated to the Archives of Ontario by Mr. Stuart Iveson.
Availability of Other Formats

Letterbooks from Series C, and letterbook and diary from Series D are available on microfilm only.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Numbers: 3822, 6722, 14369.MU 598, MU 6766 - MU 6810.MS 214.

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