Fonds F2974 - Jack Fuller fonds

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Jack Fuller fonds


  • [ca. 1890-1946] (Creation)

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26 photographs

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Gerald John "Jack" Fuller, 1900-1986, was born in Innisfail, Alberta and grew up on a ranch northwest of Cochrane. His experiences there were recorded in his book Red Saddle Blankets. -- Calgary : G. J. Fuller, 1980. He worked for many years in the Banff area as a guide, warden, and carpenter. In his later years he became an artist. Fuller married Rita and they had two children, Jack Jr., ?-1978, and Yvonne.


Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Loaned for copying by Peter Fuller, 1986.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs of the Fuller family in Banff and Vancouver Island, and service in the First World War and Second World War.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but the photos have been digitized.

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Existence and location of originals

The originals are held by Peter Fuller.

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Other Jack Fuller records are held by the Archives, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.

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Link added to Archives Photographs on August 12, 2015.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Friday, March 04, 2016




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