Fonds F3266 - Chapman/Tregillus family fonds

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Chapman/Tregillus family fonds


  • [ca. 1880s-1940s] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

ca. 50 cm of textual records. -- ca. 50 photographs

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Biographical history

Alfred Saunders Chapman, 1872-1959, was born in England and later moved to Calgary where he became City Engineer. He married Beatrice Mabel Tregillus, 1869-1954, sister of Calgary businessman William Tregillus. In 1940 Alfred and Beatrice retired to Victoria, British Columbia. They had two children, Howard, who moved to Illinois, and Phyllis (Clarke, later Ford) who remained in Calgary.

Archival history

This material was retained by Howard Chapman who passed it on to his daughter Kathleen (Hughes).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Kathleen Hughes, 2017.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of diaries, photographs, cookbooks, etc.

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No restrictions on access.

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      The material is in English.

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      No finding aid

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      Related units of description

      The records of Phyllis Chapman Clarke Ford are also held by Glenbow.

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      Dates of creation revision deletion

      Thursday, June 07, 2018




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