Fonds F2916 - G.F. Dawson fonds

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CA ACU GBA F2916

Title

G.F. Dawson fonds

Date(s)

  • 1884 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

0.5 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

Biographical history

G.F. Dawson, an English traveler, visited C.W. Martin, summertime manager of the Sheep Creek Ranche, later known as the Quorn Ranch, west of Okotoks, Alberta, in 1884.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of the estate of Gerard Davies, Broadway, Warwickshire, England, 2008.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of a letter from G.F. Dawson to his young son in England, describing his experiences in the Prairies, and the wildlife he encountered.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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