Essondale Patient File for Tacuneo Mori


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Essondale Patient File for Tacuneo Mori


Title Proper 93-5683 BOX 1331 FILE 19963
Date(s) 1942
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
Tacuneo Mori was admitted to Essondale on 19 February 1942. His mental health diagnosis was paranoid schizophrenia. He died at the age of 74 on 15 August 1961 of cerebral vascular accident due to epileptic seizure. He had been transferred to Home for the Aged in Terrace from Essondale on 3 October 1950. Mori was born in Mamoto and arrived in Canada around the age of 12. He worked for McNair company near Gordon Pasha Lakes as a logger. The police report indicates his belongings included letters from M. Ebisuzaki Co. General Merchants regarding delinquent accounts, a registration card issued 26 May 1941 by the RCMP, and a naturalization certificate from 1924. File contains brief correspondence with British Columbia Security Commission regarding financial responsibility and other correspondence with RCMP.
Name of creator
British Columbia. Mental Health Services created this archive which were transferred to the BC Archives from 1987 to 2000.
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized selectively.



Essondale Patient File for Tacuneo Mori
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