Archief F0055 - Peter Macdonald Abel Fonds

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Peter Macdonald Abel Fonds


  • [191-]-1951 (Vervaardig)



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1 archival folder consisting of:
6 photographs
1 clipping
1 note


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Peter Macdonald Abel was born in Dutch Guiana on 5 May 1890, at the age of 6, he moved to the United States following the death of his father. He lived at Cambridge, Massachusetts for ten years before coming to Canada. He homesteaded at Earl Grey, Saskatchewan for three years then enrolled in the Manitoba Agricultural College, graduating in 1913. He then did postgraduate work at the University of Missouri. Prior to the First World War, he was Assistant Editor of the Farm and Ranch Review at Calgary, Alberta and taught in an agricultural school at Claresholm, Alberta for two years. He served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, returning from overseas in 1919, becoming Livestock Editor of The Country Guide. In 1934, he became its editor. He rejoined the army during the Second World War, being awarded the Order of the British Empire with the rank of Colonel in 1944. He returned to Canada and resumed his editorial duties. He died at Winnipeg on 3 July 1952.

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1st accession (MR2007.001) donated by Lyn Thompson, daughter of P.M. Abel, January 2007.
2nd accession donated by M. Keith Abel, son of P.M. Abel, February 2009.
3rd accession (2015.035) donated by Mary E. Thompson, August 2015.

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Fonds consists of unit photographs showing Peter Macdonald Abel. Also includes two textual items related to Peter Macdonald Abel.

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  • Engels

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Fonds processed in 2010. Reprocessed in November, 2015.

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