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Collection C0248 - Pallesen, Mannix and Burns families collection

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Pallesen, Mannix and Burns families collection


  • [ca. 1910s-1990s] (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records. -- 3 photographs

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Biographical history

Peter J. M. Pallesen, 1944-2019, was born in Lacombe, Alberta, son of Florence Mannix Pallesen and Norman P. O. Pallesen of Calgary. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Later in life he undertook an extensive project to document his family history.


Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Peter Pallesen, 1993.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of correspondence regarding the Mounted Police as depicted by Charlie Russell; and photographs of Pallesen, Mannix and Burns family members.

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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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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, May 02, 2019




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