- [ca. 1910-1960] (Creation)
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Extent and medium
1 cm of textual records. -- 122 photographs
Name of creator
Allen Edwin Manly, 1894-?, was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA and moved to Edmonton, Alberta in the 1910s where he began working for Edmonton Transit in 1917 as a motorman. He joined the army during the First World War and trained at Sarcee Army Camp in Calgary. Manly was promoted to inspector and retired from the transit system in 1959.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Helen T. Booth, 2012.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of work with Edmonton Transit, service in the First World War, and views of lumber camps west of Edmonton. Also consists of newspaper clippings regarding his career, cartoons by Harold Howard, and items relating to the Edmonton Grads basketball team.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but some of the photos have been digitized.
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Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Link corrected in Archives Photographs on August 8, 2017.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, June 07, 2018