- 1900-1944, predominant 1910-1944 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
15.5 cm of textual records. -- 9 photographs
Name of creator
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Hanna Lewis, 1977, 1984.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
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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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Script of material
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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Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
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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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, June 07, 2018