Fonds F2953 - Inglis family fonds

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CA ACU GBA F2953

Title

Inglis family fonds

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1880-1900]-1946 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

2 cm of textual records. -- 9 photographs

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Robert Inglis, 1834-, was born near Elgin, Scotland and served in the British Army. He immigrated to Canada in 1869 where he married Mary Henderson. They had six children, Mary Jane, 1872-?, George, 1875, William 1876-?, Helen, Louise, John, and Isabella. The family moved to Anthracite, Alberta in 1886 and in 1889 to Regina, Saskatchewan where Robert was employed by the North-West Mounted Police. Moves followed to Montreal, Banff and Calgary. William Inglis worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) throughout the Canadian west. He married a Miss Bainbridge.

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of John Inglis, 2008.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of a manuscript, "Boxcar Bill, the Railway Telegrapher", written by William Inglis in 1946 and edited by his son John; and photographs of the Inglis and Bainbridge families (ca. 1880-1900).

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The material is in English.

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