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Object ID # 1959.002.014
Object Name Pen, Metal Nib
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description A big straight pen with a metal nib. Called "The Midget"
Provenance Owned by Mary Ann (Minnie) Givens (née McKay), who lived in the Massie District, Holland Township, Grey County. Minnie married James Givens in July of 1898. Minnie and James farmed in Holland Township, but are buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Owen Sound. James R. Givens was born in 1875 and died in 1958. Minnie was born in 1871 and died in 1950.
Next owned by Jean Reid (née Givens), their daughter, who married William Reid. Jean was born in 1899 and died in 1991.
The pen model called "The Midget" was manufactured by ....[needs further research].

James R. Givens was born in 1875 and died in 1958. His wife Minnie was born in 1871 and died in 1950. Jean Reid was born in 1899 and died in 1991.
Collection Office Equipment & Accessories Collection
Material Wood/Brass/Metal
Dimensions L-33 Dia-1.7 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Givens, James
Function A writing implement.