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Fonds F2726 - Buckmaster family fonds

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Buckmaster family fonds


  • 1925-1946 (Creation)

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50 photographs

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Biographical history

Norah Frances Coles trained as a nurse at the Calgary General Hospital School of Nursing in Calgary, Alberta between 1922 and 1925. She married Herbert James Buckmaster, 1892-1979, a commercial traveler for Beatty Brothers, a manufacturer of farm equipment. They had a son, Harvey, 1929-2018, who attended Camp Chief Hector, Alberta from 1939-1945 and was a cadet at Central High School, Calgary, Alberta in the 1940s. He became a professor of physics at the University of Calgary from 1960-1993.


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Gift of Harvey Buckmaster, 2005.

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The fonds consists of Norah Frances Coles at Calgary General Hospital School of Nursing and as a nurse at Revelstoke, British Columbia; views of Harvey Buckmaster, Camp Chief Hector and a Stoney rodeo; Central High School cadet corps annual inspection; and a senior public school track meet.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.

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Link added to Archives Photographs on August 10, 2015.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018




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