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Anne Campbell Fonds: Personal Papers

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Date Range
1979
Material Type
Mixed Media
Accession No.
20161085
Physical Description
Manuscripts, photographs
Scope and Content
001 – Address Book, Material belonging to John & Thominsina Cowie, Anne’s parents Long service pass for John Cowie for Canadian Pacific Rail dated 1964-65; newspaper item Thank you note regarding John Cowie’s passing; a poem “Shut-in: Banking information – list of Safety Deposit box con…
Material Type
Mixed Media
Date Range
1979
Creator
Anne Campbell
Physical Description
Manuscripts, photographs
Physical Condition
Very Good
Language
English
Scope and Content
001 – Address Book, Material belonging to John & Thominsina Cowie, Anne’s parents Long service pass for John Cowie for Canadian Pacific Rail dated 1964-65; newspaper item Thank you note regarding John Cowie’s passing; a poem “Shut-in: Banking information – list of Safety Deposit box contents; Investment Record from J.H. Walker & Company; photocopy of portion of John Cowe’s will list of bonds; John Cowie’s estate; letter and list from the Galt Museum dated 1974 for artifacts donated and lists of out of town guests dated May 17,1989; Also Receipt from Parish of Dalzel Registry to Mr John Cowie 1910; Booklet for Engineers newspaper article about engineers and foreign trade; page from book entitled “a Study in Statistics” Booklet written by Thomasina Cowie of the family’s time in Vancouver. 002 – 1 lesson account book and 1 l expenses book in the name of Anne Cowie [Anne Campbell] from Saskatoon Saskatchewan; Nametag for Music Convention 1975 and business card for Anne Campbell Singers.. 003 – Report cards for Mac Campbell 1949-1952 &195501956; Mac Campbell Resume 1968; Correspondence 1987 & 1992. The 1987 letter is on the back of a program for Shusway Singer Homecoming Concert dated May 9th, 1987.3 editorials “The West Wind” 004 – 2 “My Trip Books” Expo 1967 and Church Trip 1984; 4 passports 1979-1996 005 – Musical Programs from Vancouver that Annie Campbell attended 1949-1952 and the Winnipeg Ballet program 006 – Letters, postcards and telegrams1968-1983 007 – Letters with photographs, cards get well, sympathy. 1970s-1980s 008 – Letters some with photographs, cards postcards 1980s-1990s 009 – Cards get well, hospitalization 010 – Cards Anniversary 1989 011 Letters, cards and photographs 1997 012 Devotional Booklets – Christmas Thoughts and Vision; Life Eternally Yours; God Bless You on your Birthday; A Treasury of Birthday Thoughts; Mother’s Day Greetings 013 – Memorial Booklet and cards, newsclipping death notice 014 – Bible Book “Come Unto Me” present to Mrs T. Cowie from a friend in memory of her husband John Cowie.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20161085
Collection
Archive
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Alexander Johnston fonds

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Date Range
1850-1989
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
ca. 3.6 m. of textual records and other material.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of biographical information, diplomas, correspondence, publications, histories, minutes, and research materials of Alexander Johnston pertaining to his activities as a historian and heritage activist. Includes original and photocopied research materials pertaining to irrigation,…
Date Range
1850-1989
Fonds
Alexander Johnston fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Copy Location
Material also found at P19911057000/335.
Creator
Johnston, Alexander, 1920-1989
Physical Description
ca. 3.6 m. of textual records and other material.
Physical Condition
Includes ca. 3.6 m. of textual records, ca. 210 photographs, 11 sound recordings, 2 videorecordings.
History / Biographical
Alexander Johnston was born in Webb, Saskatchewan in 1920. He graduated with a BSA at the University of Saskatchewan in 1941 and received his MS from the University of Montana in 1954. He worked at the Lethbridge Experimental Station from 1946-1961 as the Research Officer before being seconded to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations from 1961-1962. He returned to the Lethbridge Research Station in 1962 to serve as its Research Scientist (Range Management) until his retirement in 1980. He was a member of numerous agricultural associations but also had an abiding interest in the history of Southern Alberta. He was president of the Lethbridge Historical Society, a founding member of the Alberta Museums Association, a member of the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation Board of Governors, and a member of the City of Lethbridge Museum Advisory Committee. He researched and wrote extensively on the history of southern Alberta and, in particular, the City of Lethbridge, including its industries, social life and culture, first nations, ethnic groups, and individual and family life. For his efforts, he received a 1967 Canada Centennial Medal, honourary members and an honourary degree from the University of Lethbridge. He died in 1989.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of biographical information, diplomas, correspondence, publications, histories, minutes, and research materials of Alexander Johnston pertaining to his activities as a historian and heritage activist. Includes original and photocopied research materials pertaining to irrigation, agriculture, natural history, ranching, coal mining, ethnic and religious groups, local medical history, Fort Whoop-Up, as well as Lethbridge individuals, families, events, community organizations and buildings. Also includes oral history interviews with Lethbridge citizens.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Finding Aid
File list available.
Category
Agriculture
Family and personal life
Religions
Exploration, discovery and travel
Name Access
Johnston, Alexander, 1920-1989
Collection
Archive
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