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[Bookplate for F. E. Gilman]
[Bookplate for F. E. Gilman]
Title[Bookplate for F. E. Gilman]
Date Created[between 1877 and 1917?]
Sort Date1917
DescriptionBlack ink on pink paper. A patterned border surrounds the name and title of the bookplate owner. The name of the owner is written in capital letters with sans serif font. The title of owner is written in capital letters in stylized serif font.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 5.9 x 3.6 cm
SubjectLawyers ; Private libraries
Subject - GeographicMontréal (Québec)
Personal NamesGilman, F. E.
TypeStill Image
NotesFrancis Edward Gilman, the son of Stephen M. Gilman, was born in Danville, Quebec on April 11, 1842. He studied at St. Francis College in Richmond and McGill University in Montreal. He was admitted to the Bar of Lower Canada on June 5, 1865 and received a doctorate in law in 1877. Gilman became a lawyer in May 1885 and practiced in Montreal, where he was associated with L.H. Boyd. He was the Director of the Mechanics Institute, the Montreal General Hospital, the Western Hospital, and Protestant Infant's Home. Between 1879 and 1882, Gilman served as the City Council Alderman of Saint-Antoine in Montreal, becoming President of the Police Committee in March 1881. On March 12, 1887, Gilman became a member of the Legislative Council of Quebec, as a representative of Wellington. He served as a member of the Liberal Party. On May 10, 1866, Gilman married Amelia Maria Weaver in Montreal in a Presbyterian church. He died in Westmount on May 24, 1917 and was buried in Montreal on May 26, 1917. For a photograph of F.E. Gilman and a woman taken in 1866, see the McCord Museum link the references.
1) "Francis Edward GILMAN."
2) McCord Museum. "Photograph F. E. Gilman and Lady, Montreal, QC, 1866."
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P G5556b
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_G5556b
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Morley Binder. BP MUR CAN P G5556b
Date Available2017-01-20
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptF.E. Gilman, M.A., B.C.L. ADVOCATE No
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