A.W. Clapp family fonds. - - 1911-1939, 1948 - - 2. 5 cm of textual records, 1 photo


A.W. ‘George’ Clapp (1864-1941) and his wife Elizabeth (1866-1952), son James and daughter came to Powell River from England in 1910. Clapp worked for the Powell River Company from 1910 – 1937. He started the Powell River St.John Ambulance Association in 1911. He was one of the originators of the Squatters Creek Water Users Community in Westview and was active in the Westview, Light, Power and Waterworks District. He was active in the Townsite Fire Deparment and was the volunteer Fire Chief. He and Elizabeth celebrated their 50
th wedding anniversary in 1939.

The fonds consists of personal records of the A.W. Clapp family. Includes a guest book, a notebook, financial records and a photograph.

Series description available

Series description:

1.
Finances. - - 1924-1925,1948 - - .5cm of textual records.

The series consists of an account of the cost of the house, a share in the Domestic Devices Limited and a house tax receipt.
Title based on contents of series.

2.
Guest Book. - - 1939. - - 1cm of textual records.
The series consists of a Guest Book for the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. Clapp held at their home ‘Clevedon’ in Westview.
Title based on contents of series.

3.
Note book. - - 1911-1912. - - 1cm of textual records.

The series consists of a notebook recording the Powell River Company employees Fire Practice, Attendance Record.
Title based on contents of series.

4.
Photographs. - - 1930. - - 1 photograph

The series consists of a mounted photograph of the Clapp’s house in Westview. They called the home ‘Clevedon’
Title based on contents of fonds.