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Collection C0195 - Delores Carder's Pope family collection

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Delores Carder's Pope family collection


  • Copied 1974-1988 (originally created ca. 1865-1987) (Creation)

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0.5 cm of textual records. -- 10 photographs

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Biographical history

Delores Salome Carder, 1931- , was the granddaughter of Thomas Frederick Pope, 1846-1931, one of the original North West Mounted Police members to arrive in Alberta in 1874. He was a nephew of a member of the Macdonald government, the Hon. John Henry Pope. He was a cousin of Senator Rufus Henry Pope and a relative of Thomas Henry Pope, a Father of Confederation. Delores compiled genealogical information and collected photographs of the family.


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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Delores Carder, 1974-1988.

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The collection consists of an essay, descendancy chart, and collected photographs of the Pope family.

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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 essay, descendancy chart, and most of the photos have been digitized.

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Link added to Extras/Dcpope on October 26, 2016.

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