Fonds F2224 - Rufus Kimpton fonds

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Rufus Kimpton fonds


  • Copied 1967 (originally created 1884-1935) (Creation)

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14 photographs. -- 0.5 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Rufus Kimpton, [ca. 1859]-1934, was born at South Roxton, Quebec and at a young age travelled in the USA. He travelled west in 1883 and lived in Calgary, Alberta. The following year he moved to Donald, British Columbia, but when the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) moved its divisional point to Revelstoke he moved to Lake Windermere. He and his wife had one son, Vaughn.

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The fonds consists of photographs of Calgary and Windermere, and newsclippings from a scrapbook.

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      The material is in English.

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      The originals are held by Vaughn Kimpton.

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      Some of his reminiscences were published in the Edmonton Journal, June 21-29, 1933.

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      Dates of creation revision deletion

      Tuesday, September 11, 2018




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