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Fonds F2965 - A. E. Bate family fonds

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Reference code

ACU GBA F2965

Title

A. E. Bate family fonds

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1900-1959] (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

27 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Arthur E. Bate, 1872-1940, was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA and raised in Ontario. He came west in 1892 and worked near Fort Steele, British Columbia, and then on southern Alberta cattle ranches. In 1898 he married Laura E. Waters, ?-1942, and after several moves they settled on Frenchman River in southwestern Saskatchewan near Shaunavon. The Bates had seven children, Joe, Jim, Abram, Bill, Bessie (White), John, and Tom. Abram and John took over the ranch from their father in 1937. The Bates were Mormons.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Copied from Ester Klaiman, 1987.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs of the Bate family and ranch, and views of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan.

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Accruals

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.

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Title based on contents of records.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on August 12, 2015.

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Friday, March 04, 2016

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