Fonds F0083 - Tannis Allison fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F0083

Title

Tannis Allison fonds

Date(s)

  • 1882-1944, predominant 1882-1931 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

2 cm of textual records. -- 92 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

(1880-1966)

Biographical history

Tannis Allison, 1880-1966, was the daughter of North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) superintendent Albert Shurtleff and his wife Julia Wood Shurtleff, of Fort Macleod, Alberta. She was christened Lillian Wood Shurtleff but was known as Tannis. Her father died in 1885 and in 1887 her mother married Daniel Webster Marsh of Calgary. In 1908 Tannis married Harry A. Allison, ?-1965, a Calgary lawyer.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of the Tannis Allison estate, 1966.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of diaries (1894, 1901-1902); photographs of the family, Calgary personalities, and ranching (1899-1922); and miscellaneous family correspondence, certificates, and invitations.

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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 the diaries, personal papers, and a few of the photos have been digitized.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Also available on microfilm.

Related units of description

The papers of her father, Albert Shurtleff, and of her step-father, Daniel Webster Marsh, are also held by Glenbow.

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Title based on contents of records.

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NA-1508 are copies of the PAs and PBs.

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The microfilm, done in 1994, has no accession number.

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Links added to Archives photographs and extras/allison on December 6, 2016.

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Microfilm-Women's Diaries

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, June 07, 2018

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