Fonds F1941 - Robert Garner Wilson fonds

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Robert Garner Wilson fonds


  • 1912-1918 (Creation)

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6 photographs. -- 2 items

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Robert Garner Wilson was a bridge builder who worked on the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) bridge at Outlook before settling in Calgary, Alberta. He was married to Mary E., and he served overseas with the 50th Battalion, CEF during the First World War.

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Gift of Mary E. Wilson and collected by Glenbow staff, 1965-1979.

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The fonds consists of photographs of the CPR bridge at Outlook, Saskatchewan and the building of the Qu'Appelle Hotel in Regina, Robert's army paybook, and a ticket to a boxing match.

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      The material is in English.

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      Thursday, January 25, 2018




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