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Fonds F1723 - Edgar Spurgeon fonds

Identity area

Reference code

ACU GBA F1723

Title

Edgar Spurgeon fonds

Date(s)

  • 1907-1924 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

91 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Edgar Spurgeon, [?-after 1973], lived in the Brule area of Alberta between 1907 and 1924. He retired to Willowdale, Ontario.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Edgar Spurgeon, 1968-1973.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs of construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway between Edson and Jasper, the Blue Diamond coal mine and the Brule area.

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Accruals

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

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Language and script notes

The material is in English.

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Finding aids

No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on August 7, 2015.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, February 08, 2018

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