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Fonds F2151 - Ben Ellert fonds
ACU GBA F2151
Ben Ellert fonds
- 1935-1936 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
4 cm of textual records
Name of creator
John Bernard "Ben" Ellert, 1883-1952, was born in Glencoe, Minnesota, USA. He moved to Milk River, Alberta to farm in 1907. In 1910 he married Anna Bishop, ?-1968, also from Glencoe, and they had three children, Gertrude, Jerome, and Leo. He was a staunch advocate of the ideas of Henry George, the American political economist, and for many years conducted classes on the Single Tax.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Tony Rees, 1996.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of correspondence, pamphlets, circulars, and teaching materials relating to Henry George and the Single Tax.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title based on contents of records.