Collection C0252 - Gale family collection

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Gale family collection


  • [ca. 1987-2006] (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Gervase Edward Gale, 1872-1950, was born in Cornwall, England and came to Canada in 1894. He taught at Emmanuel College in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and then attended St. John's College in Winnipeg. He graduated in 1901 and was ordained as an Anglican clergyman. Gale also married Hattie Mae Van Buskirk in 1901. He served parishes at DeWinton and Midnapore before going to the Blood Reserve. In 1910 he returned to St. John the Evangelist in Calgary. Gale moved to England in 1935. He and Hattie retired to the Vancouver area in 1947.


Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Pauline Majcher, 2015.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of genealogical and biographical information on the Gale and Van Buskirk families.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Tuesday, May 14, 2019




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