Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0204 - Glyn Kennedy's Eckford family collection
ACU GBA C0204
Glyn Kennedy's Eckford family collection
- 2008-2009 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
2 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Glyn Kennedy, a retired school teacher in St. Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotland, compiled information on the Eckford family, former owners of a nearby country house. Major Alexander Haldane Eckford, 1837?-1914, was owner of the Round T Ranch near High River, Alberta, and retired to England in 1911. His son Alexander Herbert Eckford, 1867-1946, owned the High River Horse Ranch near High River, and was a friend of A. E. Cross and an investor in his brewery business. He retired to Scotland in 1914.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Glyn Kennedy, 2008-2009.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection consists of an illustrated essay, “Alexander Herbert Eckford, 1867-1946, of the High River Horse Ranch, Alberta and Templeknowe, Roxburghshire, Scotland”.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Biography may not be copied in its entirety.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.