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Collection C0066 - Walter K. Miles Genealogical collection

Identity area

Reference code

ACU GBA C0066

Title

Walter K. Miles Genealogical collection

Date(s)

  • 1920-1987, predominant 1977-1987 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

1.95 m of textual records. -- 149 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Repository

Archival history

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.

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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 one of the photos has been digitized.

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Note

Title based on provenance and contents of collection.

Note

NA 4901 is a copy of PA 2623.

Note

Accession 7270m (formerly shelved at M-7270) has been noted missing since about 1989.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on May 1, 2018.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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