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Fonds F0193 - William de la Poer Horsley Beresford fonds
ACU GBA F0193
William de la Poer Horsley Beresford fonds
- [ca. 1903-1910] (Creation)
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Name of creator
William Arthur de la Poer Horsley Beresford was born in England and in 1903 came to southern Alberta to purchase the Bowness Ranch near Calgary. He enlarged the ranch house and operated a large shorthorn operation. He and his wife, Florence Miller, had two children, including Charles William Marcell de la Poer Horsley, 1902-?. He later sold the ranch and moved to Toronto.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of John Beresford, 1971.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of the Beresford family and ranch.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but some of the photos have been digitized.
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Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on July 20, 2015.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, March 01, 2018