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Title: Book: Onley's Geography
Identifier: 989.5.7
Donor: Wilmer Greeniaus
Item Date: 1849
Image Creator: Museums of Mississauga
Creation Date: 2007
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: A brown, paper-covered book with a red leather spine. The book has a beige cover with a black border and black lettering. There is an image of three children studying a globe. “Onley's Geography” is printed in gold lettering on the spine. The back cover includes a list of standard books available by publisher. ”Silina Aterigoldos (?) born Chirugauery, February, 19, 1849” is written in brown ink on inside first page. History: This book was donated by Wilmer Greeniaus, the great great grandson of Sebastian Greeniaus, an early settler in Mississauga. Wilmer grew up on the land originally settled by Sebastian and later generations of his family. Wilmer’s father, Norman, sold the land to the United Lands Corporation for the development of the Park Royal Subdivision that opened in 1958. For more information on the Greeniaus Family please see record 986.11.2 or information from the Barnett Scrapbooks, Canadiana Room, Mississauga Library Systems. Also see Kathleen Hicks “Clarkson and its Many Corners” Mississauga Library Systems, 2002.
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