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Collection C0219 - Spruceview School Area Historical Society collection

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Spruceview School Area Historical Society collection


  • Copied 1970 (originally created 1905-1970) (Creation)

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2.5 cm of textual records. -- 18 photographs

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Biographical history

The family histories and photographs in this collection were gathered together by the Spruceview School Area Historical Society in southern Alberta for use in Grub-axe to Grain : A History of Craig, Dickson, Happy Hill, Heckla, Hola, Markerville, New Hill, North Raven, Raven, Red Raven, Rich Hill, Spruce View, Alberta / Spruceview : The Society, 1973. The area had been settled by Germans, Swedes, Icelanders and other northern Europeans.


Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Annie Heinsen and Mrs. J. H. Boyd, 1970.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of family histories and photographs of sleighs, threshing, homesteads in Spruceview, Dickson and Markerville areas, and the Heinsen family.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but the photos have been digitized.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Monday, March 16, 2015




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