Fonds F2088 - Jamieson family fonds

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Jamieson family fonds


  • Copied 1971 (originally created 1903-1913) (Creation)

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8 photographs

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Reuben Rupert Jamieson, 1856-1911, came to Calgary, Alberta in 1902 as general superintendent of the western division of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). He was mayor of Calgary , 1909-1910. His wife, Alice Jukes, 1861-1949, was born in New York City, USA. She became judge of the juvenile court in 1914 and magistrate of the women's court in 1916. She was president of Calgary Local Council of Women, and active in the Women's Musical Club, the YWCA, and the General Hospital auxiliary. She and her husband had four children, Mary Isobel (Morris), 1892-1987, Ruby Alice (Stewart), John Jukes, 1890-1979, and Harold Rupert.

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The fonds consists of photographs of Reuben and Alice Jamieson, and views of Calgary and the Frank Slide.

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      The material is in English.

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      The originals are held by Mr. J. Jamieson.

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      Wednesday, February 28, 2018




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