Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0066 - Walter K. Miles Genealogical collection
ACU GBA C0066
Walter K. Miles Genealogical collection
- 1920-1987, predominant 1977-1987 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1.95 m of textual records. -- 149 photographs
Name of creator
The material in this collection was compiled by Walter K. Miles, 1914-1989, a descendant of the Sam Livingston family of Calgary, Alberta. He gathered genealogical information on the Livingston, Howse, Miles and Minesinger branches of the family.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Walter K. Miles, 1966-1988.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection consists of nine volumes of "My Genealogy" (1977-1987), and correspondence, research notes and supporting documentation related to the project (1930s-1987). Includes postcard views of the Rockies (1920s-1930s) and a few family photographs.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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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, but one of the photos has been digitized.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on provenance and contents of collection.
NA 4901 is a copy of PA 2623.
Accession 7270m (formerly shelved at M-7270) has been noted missing since about 1989.
Link added to Archives Photographs on May 1, 2018.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, May 10, 2018