Fonds F0524 - Anette Christofferson fonds

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Anette Christofferson fonds


  • 1900-1944, predominant 1910-1944 (Creation)

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15.5 cm of textual records. -- 9 photographs

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Biographical history

Thomas J. Christofferson came from Norway to Alberta in 1904 and homesteaded near Brant. In 1910 his wife, Sara, arrived from Norway. They had three children, Karl, Anette, and Hanna. Anette, 1912-1970, trained as a teacher at the Calgary Normal School, 1930-1931, and she taught at Peel Coulee School near the family farm. She later became the secretary of the Heseltine law firm in High River and she married Colin Heseltine in 1945.


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Gift of Hanna Lewis, 1977, 1984.

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The fonds consists of school notebooks and exams, university exams, teaching materials, valentines from students, and family photographs. Includes her mother's and sister's autograph books.

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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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Title based on contents of records.


M 7064 should be amalgamated with M 216.


Link added to Archives Photographs on October 24, 2017.

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Thursday, June 07, 2018




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