fonds F1076 - Isaac Kendall Kerr fonds

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Isaac Kendall Kerr fonds


  • 1883-1925 (Production)

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Étendue matérielle et support

60 photographs. -- 1 cm of textual records

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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.

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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).

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No restrictions on access.

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      The material is in English.

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      Related units of description

      See Oliver B. Buell fonds in the Glenbow for addtional photographs

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      Title based on contents of records.


      NA-1432 is also included in the Oliver B. Buell fonds

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      Mots-clés - Sujets

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      Tuesday, February 06, 2018




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