Fonds F0488 - L.J. Carswell fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F0488

Title

L.J. Carswell fonds

Date(s)

  • 1891 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

0.5 cm of textual records

Context area

Name of creator

(1864-1946)

Biographical history

L.J. "Jim" Carswell, 1864-1946, came to homestead at Penhold, Alberta from Oshawa, Ontario.

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Helen Carswell, 1973.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of Jim's letter to his brother in Oshawa, Ontario, about his trip West and homesteading experiences near Penhold, Alberta. He describes building his shack, the lack of food, a prairie fire, and breaking land.

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

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Language and script notes

The material is in English.

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Finding aids

No finding aid, but the letter has been digitized. https://glenbow.ucalgary.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/m-194.pdf

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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