Fonds F2914 - George and Sheila Crawford fonds

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George and Sheila Crawford fonds


  • 2003 (Creation)

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1 audio cassette. -- 1 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

George Lyndon Crawford, 1915-2006, was born in Edmonton, Alberta. He graduated with a law degree from the University of Alberta, was called to the bar in 1939, and began his legal career with Milner Steer in Edmonton. In 1945 he joined Eric Harvie and Ted Arnold as a partner in the Harvie, Arnold and Crawford law firm in Calgary. He ended his legal career with Parlee McLaws, retiring in 2000. He and his wife Sheila had four daughters, Anne, Sally (Gross), Erica (Galeski) and Eve.


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Gift of Mike Robinson, 2007.

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The fonds consists of a recorded interview (conducted by Glenbow Museum President Mike Robinson) with George Crawford and his wife Sheila Crawford, about their lives in Alberta and the relationship between the Crawford family and Genbow's founder Eric Harvie. Includes a transcript of Part 1 of the interview.

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The material is in English.

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Monday, April 13, 2015




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