Fonds F0964 - Robert Hood family fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F0964

Title

Robert Hood family fonds

Date(s)

  • 1894-1963, predominant 1959-1960 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

27 cm of textual records. -- 114 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

W. Robert Hood, 1913-1981, and his wife, Mary Burgess, 1913- , were both born in Calgary, Alberta. Robert's father came to Calgary in 1902, and his mother, Minnie Burnett, came in 1910. Robert's aunt, Ethel Hood, worked as a bookkeeper in Calgary in the 1930s. Robert and Mary married in 1946, and they had one daughter, Marion. Robert began his teaching career in Calgary in 1935, although he also worked at other occupations including Calgary agent for the LaSalle Extension University from 1952-1959. Mary took a portion of the university's stenotyping correspondence course in 1959-1960. Robert retired in 1973.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Mary Hood, 1963-1983.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs of Calgary, Winnipeg, Lake Louise and Banff (ca. 1920s - by Stephen J. Thompson), Mary's correspondence course lessons (1959-1960) and scrapbook, Ethel's postcards (1906), and Minnie's drawing book (1894).

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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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Finding aids

No finding aid, but a few of the photos have been digitized.

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

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These records need to be appraised.

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M's should be amalgamated.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on July 12, 2017.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, May 31, 2018

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