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Fonds F2589 - Terence W.H. Thompson fonds
ACU GBA F2589
Terence W.H. Thompson fonds
- [ca. 1920-1988] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
176 photoprints. -- 10 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Terence William Hardy Thompson, 1894-1989, was born in Wimbledon, England and immigrated to Canada in 1911 to work for the Bank of Montreal. He was posted to Mount Forest and Windsor, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; Calgary, Magrath, Edmonton, Killam, Cardston, Raymond, Myrnam, Mundare, Lacombe, Medicine Hat and Castor, Alberta; and Whitewood, Saskatchewan. Thompson served in the First World War in the 66th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery. After retiring in 1957 Thompson worked for the Edmonton Journal newspaper until about 1967 when he moved to Calgary, Alberta. Throughout his career Thompson contributed articles to magazines and newspapers commenting on current affairs and describing the life of a banker. In 1930 he married Antoinette Royal, 1897-1971, of Edmonton and they had two children, Suzanne (Shenher), 1935- , and Terence.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Terence Thompson, 2002.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of a copy of Thompson's autobiography "Pioneer Banking"; a photograph album (ca. 1920-1940); and articles which he contributed to magazines and newspapers (1920s-1980s).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.