Fonds F3060 - Gesner Lounsbury fonds

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Gesner Lounsbury fonds


  • 1915 (Creation)

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5 photographs

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Biographical history

Gesner Willis Lounsbury, 1869-1933, was born in New Brunswick. He married Ermina B., 1868-1957, and they had one daughter, Ada B. (Whitman), 1902- . For a few years the Lounsbury lived in Calgary, Alberta where Gesner worked at Great West Saddlery.

Archival history

The photographs were given by Ada Whitman to her cousin, Martha Durland Rafuse, mother of the donor Susan Rafuse Tabor.

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Gift of Susan Tabor, 2011.

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The fonds consists of interior views of the Great West Saddlery workshop in Calgary, including employees.

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      The material is in English.

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      Thursday, June 07, 2018




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