Fonds F2285 - Wolley-Dod family fonds

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CA ACU GBA F2285

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Wolley-Dod family fonds

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  • Copied 1978 (originally created 1895-1955) (Creation)

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19 photographs

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Arthur G. Wolley-Dod, 1860-1936, was born in England and married Annie Brown, 1864-1945. They moved to a ranch south of Calgary, Alberta in 1887 and remained there until 1909 when they settled in Calgary. Arthur was heavily involved in military activities and was first commanding officer of the 15th Alberta Light Horse. Annie was active with the IODE. She and Arthur had five children, William Randle, 1896-1974, Nancy (Littleton), Ethel (King), Rosamund (Burne), and Marjorie (Swan).

William Randle was born in Calgary and was employed as an engineer with Calgary Power from 1925 to 1963. He was active with the 31st Battalion Association. He and his wife, Valentine Kerfoot, ?-1973, had one son, William Arthur, 1928-2002.

For further information see "Arthur G. Wolley-Dod, Pine Creek Rancher" in Eye on the Future : Business People in Calgary and the Bow Valley, 1870-1900 / Henry C. Klassen. -- Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 2002, p. 176-180.

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The fonds consists of photographs of Wolley-Dod family, military groups, polo, and Pat Kerfoot herding cattle.

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The material is in English.

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The originals are held by William A. Wolley-Dod.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

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