Fonds MCC32 - Charles Alfred Beardsley

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Charles Alfred Beardsley

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  • 1913-1927 (Creation)
    Beardsley, Charles Alfred

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10 cm of textual records

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(b. 1845)

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Charles Alfred Beardsley was born in Carleton County, New Brunswick, in 1845. He was the youngest son of eleven children born to Ralph and Ellen Beardsley. Ralph, born in 1802, was the grandson of a United Empire Loyalist. Ellen (nee Currie) was the daughter of the first settler in North Richmond, Carleton County. Charles Alfred Beardsley, with his parents and siblings, were raised near Richmond Corner in a house they named "Bleak House." Charles Alfred Beardsley later moved to Edendale, California, where he worked for a motion picture company as an actor .

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This fonds consists of letters written by Charles Alfred Beardsley to his family and friends from 1913 to 1927 describing his life as an actor in motion picture films in California.

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  • English

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