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Howard F. Greenwood's Photo Album

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Date Range
1885-1913
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
20191095
Physical Description
Album - 73 photographic prints
Scope and Content
Images of Lethbridge produced by the Galt Company, followed by Greenwood family photographs
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1885-1913
Description Level
Item
Creator
Howard Fraser Greenwood (H.F. Greenwood)
Physical Description
Album - 73 photographic prints
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Howard Fraser Greenwood was born in Nova Scotia. Before coming to southern Alberta, Mr. Greenwood was chief accountant for the Hudson's Bay Company at Winnipeg. In 1882 he accepted employment with the North Western Coal & Navigation Company as that firm's assistant general manager and chief accountant, and moved with his family to Fort Macleod. In 1885 they moved to a company-built house in Lethbridge.Mr. Greenwood was elected a member of the first public school board in 1888, first postmaster, and first president of the Rifle Association in 1886. He lived in Lethbridge until 1900, and then moved to Edmonton.
Scope and Content
Images of Lethbridge produced by the Galt Company, followed by Greenwood family photographs
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20191095
Collection
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Coal mines of the Lethbridge district 1874 - 1982

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Date Range
1874-1982
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
20111068020
Physical Description
1 map : 63 x 32 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: R.21-22W.4M. and T.7-10 Shows location of: Cities, towns, reserves and landforms. Also shows possible location of Sheering's Upper Digging. Legend includes: Small Underground Mine, Small Surface Mine, Underground Mine, Mine Number and Location Uncertain
Material Type
Map
Other Title Info
Johan Frederik Dormaar
Date Range
1874-1982
Fonds No.
Fonds
Physical Description
1 map : 63 x 32 cm
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Johan Frederick Dormaar was born in Holland in 1930 and immigrated to Canada in 1954. He worked for one year on a farm and then attended the University of Guelph to do his bachelor degree. He later entered the University of Alberta, where he gained his PhD in Organic Chemistry. Starting in 1960s he worked at the Lethbridge Research Station as a soil scientist. Mr. Dormaar had interests in local history, geography and archeology and wrote five books. - The Alberta Stretch of the Milk River (2010) - Alberta's 49th Parallel (2009) - Oil City (2007) - The Lethbridge Research Centre (2006) - Sweetgrass Hills (2003) Johan Dormaar was active in the local Historical Society and Archaeological Society of Alberta, Lethbridge Centre. He died in 2011.
Language
English
Scope and Content
Boundaries: R.21-22W.4M. and T.7-10 Shows location of: Cities, towns, reserves and landforms. Also shows possible location of Sheering's Upper Digging. Legend includes: Small Underground Mine, Small Surface Mine, Underground Mine, Mine Number and Location Uncertain
Notes
Scale: 1 inch = 1 mile SEE ALSO: 20111048 and 20111068 for additional J.F. Dormaar documents and maps
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20111068020
Collection
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Hatch & Coons farm lands : Lethbridge, Alberta, Can.

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Date Range
1908-1909
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
20121005004
Physical Description
1 map : ms. ; 43 x 56 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Range 7-26 and Township 1-16 Shows location of: Claresholm, Leavings, Macleod, Pearce, Standoff, Cardston, Leavitt, Aetna, Colles, Raley, Kimball, Taylorville, Fort Kipp N.W.M.P., Lethbridge, Whoopup, Kipp, St. Mary, Magrath, Spring Coulee, Crowsnest Jun, Coaldale, Chin, Stirling, Raym…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1908-1909
Physical Description
1 map : ms. ; 43 x 56 cm
Physical Condition
Excellent
Language
English
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Range 7-26 and Township 1-16 Shows location of: Claresholm, Leavings, Macleod, Pearce, Standoff, Cardston, Leavitt, Aetna, Colles, Raley, Kimball, Taylorville, Fort Kipp N.W.M.P., Lethbridge, Whoopup, Kipp, St. Mary, Magrath, Spring Coulee, Crowsnest Jun, Coaldale, Chin, Stirling, Raymond, Woodpecker, New Dayton, Warner, Milk River, Couts, Wetmore, Purple Springs, Grassy Lake, Burdett, Bow Island, Winnifred, Whitla, Seven Persons, Langevin, Suffield and Bowell Also shows location of: G.N. Ry Saskatoon; C.T.P. Ry to Calgary; Montana, Taber & Edmonton, Lethbridge-Weyburn & Winnipeg C.P. Ry; Alberta Railway and Coal, Blood I.R. 148, other unlabelled railways and landforms.
Notes
Printed in red type on the top, center of the map: "Write for Information to The George M. Hatch Land Co. Successors to Hatch & Coons Farms Lands, Lethbridge, - Alberta, - Can." Printed in red type on the left side of the map: "Come to Sunny Southern Alberta and the Lethbridge District Where One Crop Pays for the Land. This is now the most Productive Wheat District in the World. For Information call on Hatch & Coons Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada" The entire back of the map has printed information under the following headings: Climate, Taxes, Schools, General, Settlers' Effects Duty Free, Prizes at Seed Fair, Lethbridge Wheat Took the Prize, Lethbridge Has ..., Lethbridge is the Capital of Southern Alberta and Letters From Satisfied Settlers (A. L. Foster, Rebecca M. Wisler, H.M. Shaw, O. D. Weeks and John Wilson) Under the heading, "Hatch & Coons Lethbridge, Alberta, Can. Dealers in Farm Lands" there is a photograph of a wagon and car in a field captioned, "The Great West No Longer A Wild West" There are some pencilled in numbers on the map.
Accession No.
20121005004
Collection
Archive
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