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Fonds F3400 - Morton family fonds
ACU GBA F3400
Morton family fonds
- 1887-1929 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
1 cm of textual records. -- 33 photographs
Name of creator
Timothy R. Morton was a coal miner in Pennsylvania, Kansas and Washington in the United States. He married Victoria and they had at least one son, Gordon S. Morton, ca. 1896-?. Gordon worked in the coal mines at Michel, British Columbia in the 1910s but the family moved to Calgary by the 1920s. Gordon and his wife had at least three daughters, Marjorie Ellen (McInnes), 1909-2004, Jeanette, and Edna (Leask).
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Marjorie McInnes, 1984.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of coal mining certificates and correspondence, bank pass book, insurance premium, receipt books, etc.; and postcard views of the Crowsnest Pass.
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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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No finding aid.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, June 06, 2019