- 1940-1948 (Creation)
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12.5 cm of textual records. -- 6 photographs
Name of creator
Frank Laut, 1884-1961, was born in Brucefield, Ontario and came to Alberta with his family in 1902. He homesteaded near Crossfield. From 1940 to 1944 he sat in the Alberta Legislature as an Independent Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Banff-Cochrane. In 1913 he married Frances Elizabeth Kilpatrick, ?-1929, and they had three sons, Albin, 1916-1943, Neil, and Ross, 1922-1944. He remarried in 1949, his second wife being Isabella Mae Bills.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Isabella Mae Laut, 1962.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of speeches, radio broadcasts, election returns, and newspaper clippings pertaining to his political career; minutes and circulars of the Independent Movement; reports about water resources and irrigation; and photographs of farming and Crossfield.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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The material is in English.
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Title based on contents of records.
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- Macdonald, Howard Burton (Subject)
- North Saskatchewan Irrigation Project (Subject)
- Page, J. Percy (Subject)
- St. Mary and Milk Rivers Project (Subject)
- St. Mary-Milk River development (Subject)
- Alberta Social Credit Party (Subject)
- Social Credit Party (Subject)
- Speakman, Alfred (Subject)
- Talbot, Percy (Subject)
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Thursday, December 07, 2017