Fonds F2287 - Mannix Company Ltd. fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F2287

Title

Mannix Company Ltd. fonds

Date(s)

  • 1904-1942 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

26 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Frederick Stephen Mannix, 1881-1951, began a career in heavy construction in 1898 as a sub-contractor on a Canadian Pacific Railway project in Manitoba. He moved to Edmonton, Alberta in 1904 and Calgary, Alberta in 1917. His company, Mannix Company Ltd., built railways, highways, irrigation projects, airports, and dams. He and his wife, Byryid, had six children, Frederick Charles, 1913-1995, Eleanor, Alice (Kramer), Margaret, Florence, and Luella.

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Mannix Company Ltd., 1968.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of portraits of F.S. Mannix, F.C. Mannix, and the Mannix family; and photographs of Canadian National Railway projects, irrigation works, dams, airports, and street railroad construction.

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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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Title based on contents of records.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on August 10, 2015.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, May 03, 2018

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