Fonds F2259 - Gordon Watt fonds

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Gordon Watt fonds


  • Copied 1961 (originally created 1912-1931) (Creation)

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12 photographs

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Gordon Watt moved to Hinton, Alberta in 1940 as a forester. From 1943 to 1950 he was stationed at Entrance, Alberta. In 1951 he bought the Entrance Store. He and his wife, Olive, had three children, Marjorie, Joan and Russell.

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The fonds consists of photographs of Entrance, Fort Smith, and construction of the Canadian Northern Railway.

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      The material is in English.

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      The originals are held by Gordon Watt.

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      Friday, March 04, 2016




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