CA ACU GBA F2855
- 1915-06-01 12:00:00 AM (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 volume (40 p.)
Name of creator
William Walker, also called "Scottie", was originally from Scotland. He lived in Lethbridge, Alberta in 1915 when he joined a Dominion Land Survey of the Milk River area of southern Alberta as a draughtsman.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Mrs. J. Walker, 1970.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of a humorous booklet entitled "The Boys", which features verse, photographs, and sketches about the members of the Milk River survey, including W.M.Edwards, Chief of Party; Edmund L. Miles, topographer; W.B. Hutcheson, leveller; Steve Negrey, transitman; William Walker (who did the sketches); L.B. Perley Miles, assistant topographer; R.L. Penfound, recorder; Stanley N. Trew, head hubman; George C. Tutin, rodman; W.P. Rogers, Rodman; George L. Edwards, picketman; G.J. Lush, Rodman; and T.F. Swan, teamster.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but the booklet has been digitized. https://glenbow.ucalgary.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/m-1272.pdf
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Existence and location of copies
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