- 1900-1934 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
6 photographs. -- 20 cm of textual records
Name of creator
John Hextall, 1861-1914, was born in England and practiced law there. For health reasons he came to Calgary, Alberta about 1907 or 1908 and established Bowness Estates Ltd., to develop a subdivision on the far northwest outskirts of the city. He and his wife, Alice Delphine, 1861-1951, had three children, Leonard John, 1890-1916, Alice Violet (Watt), 1885-1981, and Maud Eleanor (Shaw), 1889-1979.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Alice Violet Watt, 1972, and Dr. John Gilpin, 2005.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of the Hextall family and Bowness (1900-1912), and copies of incorporation and other documents related to the Bowness Estates (1912-1934).
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but the photos have been digitized.
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Existence and location of originals
The original documents are in the National Archives of the United Kingdom.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Monday, April 25, 2016