Fonds F0325 - W.S. Caine fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F0325

Title

W.S. Caine fonds

Date(s)

  • 1887-1888 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

28 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Repository

Archival history

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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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 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

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