Fonds F1982 - Helen Yule fonds

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Helen Yule fonds


  • 1973 (Creation)

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0.5 cm of textual records. -- 9 photographs

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Biographical history

Helen Carlyle, 1899-1988, was born in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, the daughter of William L. Carlyle, manager of the EP Ranch from 1919 to 1942. Helen received a degree in animal husbandry at Kansas State University and a masters degree in genetics at the University of California Berkeley. She moved to Alberta ca. 1920s, and in 1928 married Charles Yule, 1888-1958, a cattle breeder, importer, and the secretary manager of the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. They had two sons, David, and William C. "Bill". Helen was active in many community activities and associations.


Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of George H. Gooderham, 1973 and Riveredge Foundation, 1982.

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The fonds consists of a transcript of an interview with Helen about her life in Calgary and her reminiscences of her father and the EP Ranch.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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There is a recorded interview with Helen Yule in the Leslie Family fonds at Glenbow (RCT 93).
Her father's photographs dealing with the EP Ranch are in the EP Ranch fonds at Glenbow.

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The Leslie interview is RCT 93.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018




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