CA ACU GBA F0325
- 1887-1888 (Creation)
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28 cm of textual records
Name of creator
On August 18, 1887, W.S. Caine of England, Member of Parliament (MP) for Barrow, departed on an around-the-world trip with his eldest daughter. He wrote a series of letters home, which were published in an English newspaper. During his travels he crossed Canada and visited Winnipeg, Manitoba, Calgary, Alberta and Banff, Alberta.
The scrapbook was held by the Glenbow Library until being transferred to the Archives in 1982.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of anonymous donor, [before 1982].
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of scrapbook of published letters regarding Caine's trip. Includes other newsclippings from English newspapers about emigration, various colonization schemes, and conditions in the Canadian West.
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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 scrapbook has been digitized. https://glenbow.ucalgary.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/m-6257.pdf
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Tuesday, October 30, 2018