Fonds F1006 - Ella Inderwick fonds

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CA ACU GBA F1006

Title

Ella Inderwick fonds

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  • 1883-1930, predominant 1883-1891 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

3 cm of textual records.
13 photographs

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Biographical history

M. Ella Lees, 1859-1933, was born in Ontario. In 1883 she came to southern Alberta to live with her brother, William R. Lees, who managed the McLaren Lumber Mill near Pincher Creek. In April 1884 she married F. Charles Inderwick, who had come from Ontario in about 1882 and started the North Fork Ranch north of Cowley, Alberta. They had three sons: John Frederick McLaren, 1885-1952, Basil Lees, 1887-1915, and Cyril, 1894-1962. The ranch, run in partnership with Jonas Jones, was not a success, and the Inderwicks returned to Ontario in 1888. They moved to Ceylon to run a tea plantation, ca. 1891, but Ella returned to Perth, Ontario to raise her sons in 1894.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Mrs. C.C. Inderwick, 1963-1964.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of a diary (1883-1884); letters written to her by Mary Macleod and Louisa Scobie (1889-1895); two versions of her reminiscences, one written under the pseudonym Margaret Ward (1930); and photographs of the Inderwicks and North Fork Ranch.

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The material is in English.

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The microfilm, done in 1994, (Microfilm - Women's diaries) has no accession number.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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