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Fonds F3270 - Alfred Price fonds

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Reference code

ACU GBA F3270

Title

Alfred Price fonds

Date(s)

  • 1921 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

3 cm of textual records. -- 88 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Alfred Price was a manager with the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was the author of Rail life : A Book of Yarns. -- Toronto : T. Allen, [1925].

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of David Laurence Jones, 2017.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds consists of draft biographies of Canadian Pacific Railway employees and their photographs. This was likely a first draft of Price's book Rail Life.

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No restrictions on access.

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Language and script notes

The material is in English.

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

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on December 28, 2017.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, May 31, 2018

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