- 1884-1900 (Creation)
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Name of creator
D.M. Ratcliffe, ?-[before 1940], established the Ratcliffe Creamery on Big Hill Creek, north of Cochrane, Alberta in the early 1890s. Some years later he sold the facility to Mr. Brealey and moved to Red Deer.
The photographs were given by Mrs. Stuart (daughter of D.M. Ratcliffe) to C.P. Marker of Markerville in the 1930's. In 1940 they were given to Jim Flan of Calgary.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Jim Flan, 1958.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of Ratcliffe Creamery.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.
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Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on August 7, 2015.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Tuesday, October 31, 2017