Fonds F0288 - James Orwell Brown fonds

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James Orwell Brown fonds


  • Copied 1977 (originally created 1938-1952) (Creation)

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78 photographs

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Biographical history

James Orwell Brown joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in the 1930s in Saskatchewan. He served at Prince Albert and Stoney Rapids in Saskatchewan and Rocker River, Snowdrift, Fort Resolution, Fort Smith and Fort Reliance in the NWT. He retired to Calgary, Alberta.

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The fonds consists of photographs of RCMP personalities and posts in northern Saskatchewan and the NWT.

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      The material is in English.

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      The originals are held by James Brown.

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      Thursday, March 03, 2016




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