Fonds F0844 - Samuel Graham fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F0844

Title

Samuel Graham fonds

Date(s)

  • 1928-1980 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

19.5 cm of textual records. -- 2 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

(1898-1988)

Biographical history

Samuel Graham, 1898-1988, was born in County Monaghan, Ireland. He and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Graham, came to Calgary, Alberta in 1921. Graham worked for Imperial Oil, John Irwin's Grocery, Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) and Jenkins Groceteria before being hired by the Calgary Municipal Railway in 1930. He retired from Calgary Transit in 1964. He was a founding member of the Ulster Association of Calgary, and served as president for a number of years.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gifts of Sam Graham and Mary McDougall, 1981, 1990.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of Ulster Association constitution, membership lists, reports and newsclippings; Graham's speeches and letters pertaining to the Ulster Association; correspondence about employment with Calgary Transit; transit passes, tickets, and manuals; and miscellaneous programs, cartoons and newsclippings.

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Accruals

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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 one of the photos has been digitized.

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

NA-5389 is a copy of PA-3194+.

Note

M-6010 should be amalgamated with M-8120.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on July 31, 2015.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, April 12, 2018

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