Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0258 - Glasford, North, Longmire family collection
ACU GBA C0258
Glasford, North, Longmire family collection
- n.d. (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
12.5 cm of textual records. -- 3 photographs
Name of creator
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Alison North, 2018.
Content and structure area
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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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Title based on contents of records.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Tuesday, May 14, 2019