- 1900-1930, predominant 1918-1921 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
4 cm of textual records. -- 2 photographs
Name of creator
Charles Edward Kendrew, 1878-1971, was born in Crathorne, England and moved to Quebec with his family in 1884. The Kendrews later moved to Manitoba, and in 1896 to Alberta. Charles fought in the South African War with Strathcona's Horse. On his return he homesteaded near Pine Lake, Alberta, where he continued to farm until 1965. In 1905 he married Margaret Ethel Walton, 1882-1965, who was also born in England. They had one son, Walton. Charles was secretary of Grassy Lake School District No. 770 from 1919 to 1921. He spent his last six years at the Rockyview Lodge in Carstairs and the Colonel Belcher Hospital in Calgary.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of C.E. Kendrew, 1961.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of Grassy Lake SD attendance registers (1918-1920), tax receipt book (1918-1920) and statements of grants (1919-1921); photographs of Strathcona's Horse (1900-1901); and miscellaneous correspondence, circulars, and calendars (1914-1930).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
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, but some of the documents have been digitized.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
NA 4480 are copies of documents in M 621.
Link added to Archives Photographs on November 22, 2017.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Grassy Lake School District No. 770 (Subject)
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Description control area
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Wednesday, November 22, 2017