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Collection C0258 - Glasford, North, Longmire family collection

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Glasford, North, Longmire family collection


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12.5 cm of textual records. -- 3 photographs

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Biographical history

George Glasford, 1863-1940, was born in Edwardsburgh,Ontario and worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway in Calgary. He married Mary Elizabeth Lewis, 1869-1947, and they had 7 children, Ellinor, 1889-1973, Mary (McAlpine, later Small), 1892-1953, Evelyn (Hennigar, later Hall), 1894-1941, Florence (Bernard Longmire), 1897-1987, Marjorie (Clifford), 1899-1981, Pauline (Curlette), 1904-1991, and George, 1912-1972. Several of their children remained in the Calgary area. Bernard, 1886-1963, (an accountant) and Florence Glasford Longmire had one daughter, Joan, who married John Teasdale "Jack" North Jr. in 1944. They all lived in Calgary. Bernard served in the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War. John Teasdale North Sr. lived at Parkland, Alberta and married Clara Amundsen, daughter of well-known settler Ole Amundsen.


Archival history

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Gift of Alison North, 2018.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of histories/generalogies of the Glasford, Longmire, and North families; original letters, documents, and photographs from the Longmire and North families; includes Bernard Longmire's flying log book, etc.; Jack and Joans' personal letters (1944-1945); photographs of Bernard Longmire and wedding of Jack and Joan North.

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The material is in English.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019




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