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Fonds F3150 - Alexander Paul fonds

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Alexander Paul fonds


  • [ca. 1930s-1940s] (Creation)

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114 photographs

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Biographical history

Alexander Liddell Paul, ca. 1910s-1990s, worked for Valley Pipe Line Company in Turner Valley, Alberta in the 1930s and 1940s. After the war he operated the Crescent Service Station in northwest Calgary and then worked for Alberta Gas Trunk Lines. He was married to Mary.


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Purchased from Aquila Books, 2013.

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The fonds consists of an album of photographs of drilling rigs in Turner Valley, local ranchers, and James Cartage company delivering heavy equipment to the wells. Also includes loose photos of the Crescent Service Station in Calgary.

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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 some of the photos have been digitized.

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Thursday, June 07, 2018




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