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Fonds F0221 - Bodington family fonds

Identity area

Reference code

ACU GBA F0221

Title

Bodington family fonds

Date(s)

  • 1912-1975, predominant 1912-1919 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

266 photographs. -- 4 cm of textual records

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

John Victor Bodington, 1887-?, was born in Norfolk, England. His wife Gladys Muriel Griffith, 1886-?, was born in London, England. Both came to Canada to work. In 1912 they met in Vermilion, Alberta and were married in Winnipeg. In 1913 they homesteaded at Wellsdale, Alberta. They had two children, Deryk, 1914-2007, and Joan, ca. 1915-?. Deryk moved to Calgary where he was a freelance writer and photographer.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Deryk Bodington, 1978-2001.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of Deryk's photographs of the Bodington homestead, Millarville pioneers, Alberta and Blackfoot personalities, Treaty number 7, John Davenall Turner, and Yellowknife, NWT; his articles on Cominco's Con Mine; John and Gladys' passports and land certificate; Gladys' reminiscences; articles re cattle drives and Art Webster.

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Conditions governing access

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 many of the photos have been digitized.

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Related units of description

Other Deryk Bodington photos are held by Library and Archives Canada. Copies of these are also available at the Northwest Territories Archives.

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on July 24, 2015.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, March 29, 2018

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