fonds F1076 - Isaac Kendall Kerr fonds

Zone d'identification

Cote

CA ACU GBA F1076

Titre

Isaac Kendall Kerr fonds

Date(s)

  • 1883-1925 (Production)

Niveau de description

fonds

Étendue matérielle et support

60 photographs. -- 1 cm of textual records

Zone du contexte

Nom du producteur

Notice biographique

Isaac Kendall Kerr, 1839-1929, was born near Ottawa, and at an early age went into the logging business in Wisconsin, USA and later in Virginia, Minnesota, USA. In 1883 he investigated the logging opportunities west of Calgary, Alberta and on his return to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, the Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company was established with Kerr as president. Peter Prince moved to Calgary as manager. Kerr was also interested in the Calgary Water Power company, Louis Petrie Co. Ltd., Calgary Motors Ltd., Calgary Iron Works Ltd. and the Calgary Milling Co. He moved to Calgary permanently in 1910. He married Clara Emma Seaman, 1852-1944, and they had two children, Isaac Kendall, Jr., 1883-1950, and Henry Halleck, 1887-1918.

Histoire archivistique

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Gifts of Mrs. I.K. Kerr II, Jane Schofield and Jean Murray, 1967-1971.

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

The fonds consists of photographs of early Calgary, 1912 Stampede, Eau Claire Lumber Co. operations in Calgary and the mountains, and Eau Claire staff; and Isaac's diary of trip to select timber limits (1883).

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation

Accroissements

Mode de classement

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

No restrictions on access.

Conditions de reproduction

Langue des documents

Écriture des documents

Notes de langue et graphie

The material is in English.

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

Instruments de recherche

No finding aid, but some of the photos have been digitized.

Zone des sources complémentaires

Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Unités de description associées

Descriptions associées

Zone des notes

Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on February 6, 2018.

Identifiant(s) alternatif(s)

Mots-clés

Mots-clés - Sujets

Mots-clés - Lieux

Mots-clés - Noms

Mots-clés - Genre

Zone du contrôle de la description

Identifiant de la description

Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

Statut

Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision, de suppression

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

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