Fonds F3199 - McNay Pharmacy fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F3199

Title

McNay Pharmacy fonds

Date(s)

  • 1896-1958 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

60 cm of textual records

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

In 1888 Rennie Burford Barnes, 1853-1927, who had apprenticed as a pharmacist in Sandgate, England, moved to Fort Macleod, Alberta, where he purchased the Higinbotham Pharmacy. He renamed it the Medical Hall Pharmacy. Barnes married Sarah Isabelle Martin in 1890 and they had two children. He was a member of the Fort Macleod town council for ten years. In 1911 Barnes was joined by R.D. McNay who eventually took over the business, which was renamed McNay Pharmacy.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of anonymous donor, 2015.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds consists of prescription record books, 1896-1913 and 1948-1958.

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Accruals

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid.

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Title based on contents of records.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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