Fonds F2939 - Rannie family fonds

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Rannie family fonds


  • 1885-1980 (Creation)

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0.5 cm of textual records. -- 1 photograph

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Biographical history

Charles Rannie, 1865-1935, from Campbellford, Ontario, was stationed with the Midland Battalion at Fort Pitt, North-West Territories during the North-West Rebellion of 1885. His brother, Rev. Alexander Rannie, 1868-1944, migrated with his wife and children to Gleichen, Alberta in 1910, then to Calgary, Alberta.

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Rannie, Sudbury, Ontario, 1978-1980.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of a letter written by Charles to his father from Fort Pitt in 1885; a group portrait of the seven Rannie siblings taken about 1890; and a family tree compiled by Charles’s son Charles Alexander Rannie in the 1970s.

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      The material is in English.

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      Wednesday, September 26, 2018




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