CA ACU GBA F2234
- Copied 1989 (originally created 1929-1935) (Creation)
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J.K. "Bud" Potter, [ca. 1909]-1988, became a pilot in 1929 and in the early 1930s made a living barnstorming at country fairs. From 1934 to 1936 he was secretary and flew for the Edmonton Aero Club. In 1937 he was a pilot for Consolidated Mining and Smelting in Yellowknife, NWT and later joined the Mackenzie Air Service. The latter firm was purchased by Canadian Pacific Airlines in 1942. During the Second World War Potter served with RAF Transport Command, ferrying aircraft across the Atlantic. He retired from CPA in 1968. He and his wife had three sons, David, Robert and Kenneth.
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The fonds consists of views of Potter's aviation career.
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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 the photos have been digitized.
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The original photos are held by the Geoff Pritchard estate.
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Link added to Archives Photographs on August 10, 2015.
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Friday, March 04, 2016