CA ACU GBA F2978
- [ca. 1885-1979] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
5 cm of textual records. -- ca. 100 photographs
Name of creator
Charles F.S. Eustace, 1870-1931, was born in England. He moved to Calgary, Alberta before the First World War and later worked for the Alberta Provincial Police and the Calgary Club. During the war he was in the Royal Flying Corps. He was also active as an investor in the Alberta oil fields. About 1910 Charles married Emily W?, 1871-1952, who had immigrated from England about 1910. Emily was trained as a teacher and taught at the Davisburg school and in other school districts before her marriage. They had three children, Cecil, Stanley G.F., ca. 1900-1985, and May (Lancaster). Stanley worked for the Hudson's Bay Company in Calgary as an accountant from 1928 to 1968. Stanley was also a member of the Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis (AMORC, the Rosicrucian Order) He married Rosalie Will, ca. 1905-1990. Cecil Eustace also worked for several Calgary firms as an accountant.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Shirley Hardy, 2009.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of oil investment records of Charles (ca. 1914-1950s); teaching certificates and correspondence of Emily (ca. 1885-1914); photograph albums of Stanley showing his home and activities, as well as of Hudson's Bay company staff parties (1950s-1960s); and photographs of several Rosicrucian conventions (1940s).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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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.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.