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fonds F0178 - Francis Edwin Richmond fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0178
Francis Edwin Richmond fonds.
- 1920-1928 (Production)
Niveau de description
Étendue matérielle et support
0.125 m of textual records.
Zone du contexte
Nom du producteur
Canadian poet Francis (Frank) Edwin Richmond was born January 12, 1876 in Montreal, Quebec, the oldest son of Edwin Ellis Richmond and Florence Bradford. He was a locomotive engineer for Canadian Pacific Railway and was transferred to Calgary after his marriage to Georgina Hillman Bennett in 1904. He lived at 840 17th Ave. E. until his death August 30, 1931. He is buried in the family plot in Mount Royal Cemetary, Montreal. His only surviving child, Nora Margaret Ann, was born in 1906. She married Merlin Aubrey Goodger-Hill of England in 1927; they had four children, Jetta, Trevor, Nola and Gareth. Frank Richmond wrote poetry and published several poems during his lifetime. He also raised Chesapeake Bay retreivers and trained them for bird shooting and dog trials. He camped along the Bow River and wrote several poems about natural features in the Calgary area.
Donated by Gareth Goodger-Hill in 2007.
Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert
Zone du contenu et de la structure
Portée et contenu
Fonds consists of letter, notes and manuscripts of poems.
Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation
Mode de classement
Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation
No restrictions on access.
Conditions de reproduction
Langue des documents
Écriture des documents
Notes sur la langue et l'écriture
Text in English.
Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques
Instruments de recherche
File level inventory available at repository.
Zone des sources complémentaires
Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux
Existence et lieu de conservation des copies
Unités de description associées
Zone des notes
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