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Other Name
RING BOX "F. P. PARKER"
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1890
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER, WOOD, VELVET
Catalogue Number
P20090016038
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
RING BOX "F. P. PARKER"
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1890
Materials
LEATHER, WOOD, VELVET
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.3
Length
2.9
Width
2.9
Description
BOX, JEWELERY, BROWN, LEATHER, SEMI-OVAL SHAPED. TOP MARKED, “E.G. PARKER, GOLDSMITH, ALTRINCHAM” IN GOLD. COLOR LOSS THROUGHOUT OUTSIDE OF BOX. LID OPENS ON BRASS HINGE. INSIDE OF BOX LINED WITH WHITE SATIN AND VELVET. SMALL SLOT FOR RING. ONE SIDE OF INTERIOR VELVET RING HOLDER IS SUNKEN.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE P20090016001 AND PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20090016038
Acquisition Date
2009-05
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
NEEDLE CASKET
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
TORTISESHELL, IVORY, SILVER
Catalogue Number
P20090016033
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
NEEDLE CASKET
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Materials
TORTISESHELL, IVORY, SILVER
No. Pieces
2
Height
3.1
Length
6.0
Width
3.5
Description
1. CHEST, TORTOISESHELL VENEER. ROUND SILVER BUTTON CAN BE PUSHED IN ORDER TO OPEN CHEST. THREE, ROUND IVORY FEET ON BOTTOM, ONE MISSING. SILVER BANNER ON TOP OF CHEST MARKED, “FM” IN CURSIVE. BACK, PROPER LEFT, BOTTOM CORNER, FRONT, PROPER RIGHT CORNER AND BACK PROPER RIGHT TOP CORNER ARE CHIPPED. INSIDE OF CHEST LINED WITH BLUE, FLORAL DAMASK. 3.1 CM HIGH BY 6.0 CM LONG BY 3.5 CM WIDE. 2. CHARM. AGATE HEART,TRANPARENT BROWN, BLACK, AND WHITE STRIPED. AGATE ANCHOR MISSING ONE ARM, TRANSPARENT ORANGE AND RED SWIRLS. CHARMS CONNECTED BY THREE METAL LOOPS. 0.5 CM HIGH BY 3.6 CM LONG BY 2.1 CM WIDE.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
ACCORDING TO DAVE MERESKI, A LOCAL GOLDSMITH, THE METHOD OF DRILLING HOLES AND LINKING THE CHARM TOGETHER WOULD DATE IT SOME TIME AFTER 1920. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE P20090016001 AND PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20090016033
Acquisition Date
2009-05
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
WALKING STICK
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1890
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, ALUMINUM
Catalogue Number
P20000015002
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WALKING STICK
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1890
Materials
WOOD, ALUMINUM
No. Pieces
1
Length
92.3
Diameter
3.1
Description
CANE IS CYLINDRICAL. BLACK PAINTED WOOD. HAS AN ALUMINUM PIECE AT BOTTOM, AND A ROUNDED ALUMINUM KNOB ON TOP. PAINT IS CHIPPED AT BOTTOM OF CANE AND ALUMINUM IS TARNISHED.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BELONGED TO DONOR'S GRANDFATHER JOHN MCLINTOCK. SEE P20000015001-GA FOR HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2016 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A COAT AND BOW TIE DONATED BY DOUG CARD. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, FROM EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE COCHRANE HISTORICAL & ARCHIVAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY, AND WITH THE WEBSITE FINDAGRAVE.COM DOUGLAS CARD WAS BORN AND RAISED IN CALGARY AND SERVED IN THE RCAF DURING WORLD WAR II. HE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE FOLLOWING THE WAR, WHERE HE WORKED FOR CJOC RADIO FOR 36 YEARS. HE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 80 ON OCTOBER 23, 1997. IN 1942, DOUG MARRIED CLAUDIA G. CARD (NEE MCLINTOCK). CLAUDIA CARD PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 89 ON MAY 22, 2005. HER PARENTS WERE WILLIAM SHEARER MCLINTOCK AND ESTELLA ELIZABETH MCLINTOCK (NEE WHITE). ESTELLA WAS BORN AND RAISED IN BANFF AND WAS MARRIED TO WILLIAM IN 1915. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 91 ON JULY 3, 1980. HER OBITUARY LISTS WILLIAM AS SURVIVING HER IN 1980. HIS OBITUARY HAS NOT YET BEEN FOUND. ESTELLA WAS THE DAUGHTER OF DANIEL C. WHITE AND MARGARET (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN) WHITE. DANIEL PASSED AWAY IN 1909. FOLLOWING DANIEL’S DEATH, MARGARET WAS REMARRIED TO CHARLES GRAYSON. MARGARET GRAYSON PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 93 ON APRIL 8, 1961. CHARLES GRAYSON WAS BORN ON JULY 1, 1870 IN SCARBOROUGH, YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND. HE MOVED TO CANADA WITH HIS FAMILY AS A CHILD. HIS PARENTS SETTLED IN THE QU’APPELLE VALLEY, SK, WHILE HE CONTINUED WEST TO THE COWAN RANCH IN THE BIG HILL SPRINGS AREA IN 1886. AT THE AGE OF 16, HE TOOK UP WORK AS A RANCH HAND. CHARLES MARRIED BLANCHE BRUCE, DAUGHTER OF DONALD AND JUNE BRUCE, IN 1902 IN COCHRANE, AB. BLANCHE PASSED AWAY IN NOVEMBER 1907. CHARLES PASSED AWAY ON DECEMBER 26/27, 1950 (BOTH DATES ARE LISTED IN THE HERALD). MARGARET’S OBITUARY INDICATES THAT SHE AND HER HUSBAND WERE “FORMER OLD TIMERS OF THE BANFF AND COCHRANE DISTRICTS.” WILLIAM MCLINTOCK WAS THE SON OF JOHN MCLINTOCK, SR. HIS MOTHER’S NAME IS UNKNOWN. SHE PASSED AWAY BEFORE THE MCLINTOCK FAMILY MOVED TO CANADA. WILLIAM AND HIS BROTHER JOHN JR. MOVED TO CANADA WITH THEIR FATHER FROM SCOTLAND IN 1907. THEY SETTLED IN THE COCHRANE AREA. WILLIAM REMAINED IN COCHRANE UNTIL 1913, JOHN JR. UNTIL 1915 (WHEN HE LEFT FOR OVERSEAS SERVICE IN WWI), AND JOHN SR. UNTIL 1922. AT THAT TIME, JOHN SR. MOVED TO CALGARY. HE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN THE LAST MONTH OF HIS LIFE TO LIVE WITH WILLIAM. HE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 75 ON MARCH 23, 1941. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, THE EMAIL FROM THE COCHRANE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, AND FINDAGRAVE.COM.
Catalogue Number
P20000015002
Acquisition Date
2000-08
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
SHILLELAGH
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1890
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19950068000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SHILLELAGH
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1890
Materials
WOOD, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Length
91.9
Width
6.1
Description
OAK WALKING STICK HAS NUMEROUS KNOBS ALONG STICK. IS COVERED IN A DARK FINISH. TOP IS SLIGHT "T" SHAPE WITH ONE SIDE BEING LONGER THAN THE OTHER. BOTTOM HAS RED RUBBER SUPPORT THAT READS "DAVOL 2913-5/8" AROUND BOTTOM. ON UNDERSIDE OF BASE HAS HALF CIRCLE DEPRESSIONS THAT READ "17" IN MIDDLE. HAS VERTICAL PARALLEL RAISED LINES ON RUBBER STOPPER. IS WHITE RESIDUE AROUND STOPPER AND BOTTOM KNARLS AND KNOBS. FINISH AND TOP LAYER OF BARK ARE PEELING OFF BOTTOM OF STICK. WOOD IS CRACKED IN PLACES.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BELIEVED THAT ED SHARON (RELATED TO NICHOLAS SHERAN?) BROUGHT THE STICK FROM IRELAND. HE GAVE IT TO PETE ORME WHO DELIVERED WATER TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE NO. 3 AREA OF NORTH LETHBRIDGE. THE ARTIFACT WAS THEN GIVEN TO THE DONOR'S FATHER, JOHN BERTE OWNER OF BERTE'S GROCERY STORE FROM 1907-1942. THE STICK REMAINED IN BERTE'S HOME IN WHICH THE DONOR WAS BORN AND STILL REMAINS. SEE ATTACHED PHOTO OF PETE ORME, NICKNAMED COCA-COLA PETE. SEE COLLECTION REPORT FOR MORE INFORMATION ON MR. ORME. SHILLELAGH WAS TRADITIONALLY A CUDGEL MADE OF BLACK OAK.
Catalogue Number
P19950068000
Acquisition Date
1995-09
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1820
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
MOTHER OF PEARL, SILVER, SILK
Catalogue Number
P20090016025
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1820
Date Range To
1940
Materials
MOTHER OF PEARL, SILVER, SILK
No. Pieces
3
Height
1.5
Length
10.4
Width
7.9
Description
MOTHER OF PEARL CARD CASE AND TWO CARDS – 3 PIECES. 1. CARD CASE, RECTANGULAR, COVERED IN DIAMOND SHAPED MOTHER OF PEARL. MOST MOTHER OF PEARL LOST ON SIDES OF CASE, TWO PIECES LOST ON BOTTOM. SILVER SHEILD ON TOP OF CASE MARKED, “MAM TO HFD”. CASE OPENS TO SHOW BLUE PAPER AND FABRIC ACCORDION FOLDER CONTAINING TWO CALLING CARDS. 1.5 CM HIGH BY 10.4 CM LONG BY 7.9 CM WIDE. 2. (2) CALLING CARDS. CARD STOCK, WHITE. MARKED, “MRS. RICHMOND SMITH” IN CURSIVE. INTERMITTENT BLUE MARKS, ESPECIALLY ALONG SIDE AND BOTTOM EDGES OF CARD. 6.0 CM LONG BY 9.2 CM WIDE.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE P20090016001 AND PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20090016025
Acquisition Date
2009-05
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
TORTISESHELL, SILVER, VELVET
Catalogue Number
P20090016032
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Materials
TORTISESHELL, SILVER, VELVET
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.3
Length
10.6
Width
7.5
Description
CARD CASE, RECTANGULAR SHAPED WITH CURVED SIDES, TORTOISESHELL VENEER. ROUND BUTTON ON SIDE ALLOWS CASE’S HINGED LID TO OPEN. SILVER BANNER ON TOP OF LID, UNMARKED. INSIDE OF CASE LINED IN RED VELVET. SIDE EDGES OF CASE ARE CRACKED.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE P20090016001 AND PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20090016032
Acquisition Date
2009-05
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
LEATHER CIGAR CASE
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER
Catalogue Number
P20010097001
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
LEATHER CIGAR CASE
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1910
Materials
LEATHER
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.2
Length
15.2
Width
9.4
Description
CIGAR CASE IS MADE OF BLACK LEATHER. INSIDE THERE ARE 4 PLACES TO PUT CIGARS. THE LEATHER HERE SEEMS TO BE VERY SOFT AND FRAGILE. THERE ARE NO OTHER DISTINCTIVE MARKINGS. THE FRONT SEEMS TO BE SLIGHTLY WORN.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BELONGED TO THE GRANDFATHER OF THE DONOR (ALLAN ULRICKSON) MIKE OAKLAND WHO DIED IN 1920. *UPDATE* IN 2018 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A COLLECTIONS SURVEY, WHICH INCLUDED A NUMBER OF ARTIFACTS DONATED BY ALLAN ULRICKSON. AS PART OF THIS PROCESS, PUNDYK CONNECTED WITH THE DONOR’S SON, PAUL ULRICKSON. THESE ARTIFACTS WERE NOT RECOGNIZED AND NO FURTHER INFORMATION COULD BE PROVIDED. ATTACHED TO THE PERMANENT FILE IS THE DONOR'S OBITUARY AS IT WAS PUBLISHED IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION HAS BEEN EXTRACTED FROM THAT SOURCE. ALLAN ULRICKSON WAS BORN ON APRIL 14, 1932. HE LATER ATTENDED SCHOOL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE, AND LATER WORKED FOR THE ALBERTA PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT AS A TECHNOLOGIST. HIS WIFE WAS TERESA ULRICKSON AND THEIR CHILDREN WERE ALEX AND PAUL. HE PASSED AWAY IN LETHBRIDGE ON JANUARY 18, 2016 AT THE AGE OF 83 YEARS. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING THE OBITUARY HARD COPY.
Catalogue Number
P20010097001
Acquisition Date
2002-04
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
SPECTACLES
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1890
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
ALUMINUM, GLASS
Catalogue Number
P19920058006
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SPECTACLES
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1890
Materials
ALUMINUM, GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.0
Length
11.8
Width
2.7
Description
SMALL, WIRE RIMMED SPECTACLES. GLASS LENSES IN TACT. EACH ARM IS ON A HINGE ON SIDE OF LENSES, SO THEY FOLD DOWN. TOP 1/3 OF EACH ARM IS ON ANOTHER HINGE, SO THAT ARMS FOLD UP, AND GLASSES BECOME COMPACT. AT THE END OF EACH ARM, THE METAL IS FORMED INTO A TEARDROP SHAPE; THERE IS A TEARDROP SHAPED HOLE AT THE END OF EACH ARM. ETCHED ONTO INSIDE OF ONE ARM IS "B".
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
ALL ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION BELONGED TO MARJ'S MOTHER'S FAMILY. HER GRANDFATHER WAS M.H. SHERLOCK. THE ITEMS PRE-DATE LETHBRIDGE, BUT WERE BROUGHT AND USED BY THE FAMILY CA. MID 1800'S. MARJ HAS NO KNOWLEDGE OF GLASSES' ORIGINAL OWNER, BUT CONCEEDED THAT THE SHERLOCK FAMILY WAS EXTREMELY WELL OFF (AKA DOWNTOWN SHERLOCK BLOCK). DONOR HERSELF RECALLED WEARING DONATED NIGHTSHIRT AND GLASSES TO A PARTY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA. ENTIRE LOT OF SHERLOCK CAME VIA DONOR'S GRANDPARENTS TO MOM TO DONOR. NORMAN MACLEOD PASSED AWAY APPROXIMATELY 1940 AND MARGARET SOME YEARS PREVIOUS. DONORS MARJORIE AND JACK WELCH HAVE BEEN VOLUNTEERS AT MUSEUM FOR MANY YEARS (CONTINUING IN YEAR 2000). *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING ONE DONATED BY MARJORIE WELCH'S MOTHER, NORA EVERSON. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE SHERLOCK/MACLEOD FAMILY, SEE RECORDS P19960108000 AND P19740093000.
Catalogue Number
P19920058006
Acquisition Date
1993-11
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1890
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
IVORY, PAPER
Catalogue Number
P19920058007
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1890
Materials
IVORY, PAPER
No. Pieces
3
Height
2.2
Length
27.5
Width
3.5
Description
RECTANGULAR, PRESSED PAPER BOX. COVERED IN PINK PAPER; PAPER IS DETERIORATING. WRITTEN ON BOX IN SCRIPT IS "WILLIAMS [???] HIS MAJESTY'S PLACE [???]". ONE END HAS A LID THAT COMES COMPLETELY OFF. INSIDE IS A FOLDED UP PAPER AND IVORY FAN. FRAME AND HANDLE OF FAN ARE MADE OF INTRICATELY CARVED IVORY. FRAME IS COVERED WITH WHITE PAPER, WITH DIFFERENT COLOURS AND TYPES OF FLOWERS PAINTED ON ONE SIDE. THE OTHER SIDE HAS SOME FLOWERS AND THREE CIRCLES. THE TWO OUTER CIRCLES HAVE A BIRD IN THEM, THE INNER CIRCLE HAS JAPANESE STYLE BUILDINGS IN IT. TOP EDGE OF FAN IS GILDED.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
ALL ITEMS IN THIS COLLECTION BELONGED TO MARJ'S MOTHER'S FAMILY. HER MATERNAL GRANDFATHER WAS M.H. SHERLOCK. THE ITEMS PRE-DATE LETHBRIDGE, BUT WERE BROUGHT AND USED BY THE FAMILY CA. MID 1800'S. MARJ HAS NO KNOWLEDGE OF FAN'S ORIGINAL OWNER ON MOTHER'S SIDE, BUT CONCEEDED THAT THE SHERLOCK FAMILY WAS EXTREMELY WELL OFF (AKA DOWNTOWN SHERLOCK BLOCK). ENTIRE LOT OF SHERLOCK CAME VIA DONOR'S MOM TO DONOR. DONORS MARJORIE AND JACK WELCH HAVE BEEN VOLUNTEERS AT MUSEUM FOR MANY YEARS (CONTINUING IN YEAR 2000). *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING ONE DONATED BY MARJORIE WELCH'S MOTHER, NORA EVERSON. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE SHERLOCK/MACLEOD FAMILY, SEE RECORDS P19960108000 AND P19740093000.
Catalogue Number
P19920058007
Acquisition Date
1993-11
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
WATCH OR CHATELAINE FOB
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRASS, GLASS
Catalogue Number
P20090016007
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WATCH OR CHATELAINE FOB
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Materials
BRASS, GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
2.0
Diameter
1.2
Description
FOB, BRASS , CONE SHAPED. CURLY DECORATIONS COVER SIDES OF PENDANT. BASE OF PENDANT HAS CLEAR INTAGLIO FLOWER SEAL. TOP OF PENDANT FORMS CIRCULAR LOOP.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
FOB WOULD LIKELY HAVE HUNG OFF A WATCH CHAIN OR A CHATELAIN. THE INTAGLIO FLOWER WOULD HAVE ACTED AS A WAX SEAL. FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE P20090016001 AND PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20090016007
Acquisition Date
2009-05
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19940005001
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
7
Description
1.HANDKERCHIEF - 20.5CM (LENGTH) X 20CM (WIDTH). TAUPE COLOURED HANDKERCHIEF HAS SCALLOPED SIDES WITH SHARPLY PROTRUDING POINTED CORNERS. PERIMETER IS OUTLINED WITH A GOLD COLOURED PAINT. THREE CORNERS ALSO HAVE THIS PAINT CONTINUING THE SCALLOPED SHAPE WITH PINK STREAKS ABOVE THEM. THE FOURTH CORNER HAS THREE PINK AND PURPLE FLOWERS WITH GREEN STEMS AND LEAVES, THESE ARE ALSO TRACED IN GOLD PAINT. HAS SOME SMALL MARKS AND MINOR HOLES. 2. HANDKERCHIEF - 26CM (LENGTH) X 25CM (WIDTH). LIGHT GREY SQUARE SHAPED HANDKERCHIEF HAS A SMALL SEAM AROUND THE PERIMETER AND IS DECORATED WITH DARK GREY CIRCULAR OUTLINES. THERE ARE FOUR LARGER CIRCLES IN EACH QUARTER OF THE TEXTILE AND THE PATTERN OF SMALLER CIRCLES REPEATS ITSELF IN EACH AREA. ONE CORNER IS TORN AND BEGINNING TO FRAY 3. HANDKERCHIEF - 26.8CM (LENGTH) X 25CM (WIDTH). LIGHT PINK TEXTILE IS FINISHED WITH A CHAIN STITCH AND HAS A YELLOWISH FLOWER WHOSE PETALS ARE HEART SHAPED AND HAS GREEN LEAVES AND STEMS IN ONE QUARTER OF THE TEXTILE. THE YELLOW COLOUR HAS RAN IN THE OPPOSITE CORNER WHEN FOLDED TO PRODUCE AN IMPRINT OF THE PETALS IN ANOTHER QUARTER. FINISHING STITCH IS COMING UNDONE IN SOME AREAS, AND IN ONE SECTION FABRIC IS BEGINNING TO FRAY ALONG THE EDGE. 4. HANDKERCHIEF - 27.7CM (WIDTH) X 26.2CM (LENGTH). SHEER WHITE TEXTILE IS SQUARE IN GENERAL SHAPE WITH A CURVING BORDER DECORATED WITH PINK PAINT. THERE IS A PINK ROSE WITH GREEN STEM AND LEAVES IN ONE CORNER WHERE THE EDGE IS CUT IN THE SHAPE OF THE ROSE. PAINT ALONG BORDER IS BEGINNING TO CRACK. 5. HANDKERCHIEF - 30.4CM (LENGTH) X 31CM (WIDTH). SHEER WHITE TEXTILE HAS SCALLOPED EDGES WITH GOLD PAINT BORDERS. EACH CORNER HAS AN EXTRA STRIPE OF GOLD PAINT. ON THE BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER IT READS "MERRY XMAS" IN GOLD PAINT WITH RED AND GREEN PAINTED HOLLY AND BERRIED UNDERNEATH AND A RED AND GREEN DECORATION ABOVE THE WRITING. HAS A YELLOW STAIN IN ONE CORNER AND A RED ONE IN THE OTHER. HAS A COUPLE OF MINOR RUNS IN THE MATERIAL. 6. HANDKERCHIEF - SAME AS #5 EXCEPT ITS ONLY STAIN IS IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER WITH A RUNNING COLOUR. 7. HANDKERCHIEF - SAME AS #5 EXCEPT IT HAS NO STAINS.
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PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
DONATIONS HAVE BEEN IN DONOR'S FAMILY SINCE 1885. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A PAIR OF GLOVES DONATED BY ANNE DUECK. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. ANNE DUECK PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 81 ON DECEMBER 13, 2004. ACCORDING TO HER OBITUARY “ANNE WAS KNOWN FOR HER TEACHING IN THE COMMUNITY OF COALDALE AT JOHN DAVIDSON AND R.I. BAKER SCHOOLS UNTIL HER RETIREMENT.” SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF PETER P. DUECK AND ANNA DUECK (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). PETER P. DUECK PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 88 ON AUGUST 9, 1983. ANNA DUECK (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN) WAS BORN IN THE CRIMEA AND MOVED TO CANADA IN 1926. ACCORDING TO HER OBITUARY, SHE LIVED IN COALDALE FROM THAT POINT FORWARD, EXCEPT FOR ONE YEAR. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 86 ON DECEMBER 13, 1981. PETER DUECK’S BROTHER WAS NAMED FRANK DUECK. FRANK PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 78 ON JANUARY 9, 1983. ACCORDING TO HIS OBITUARY, HE WAS BORN, RAISED, AND EDUCATED IN RUSSIA AND MOVED TO CANADA IN 1926, WHERE HE FARMED IN THE COALDALE DISTRICT BEFORE RETIRING TO LETHBRIDGE AND THEN CALGARY. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19940005001
Acquisition Date
1994-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
WOMAN'S
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1880
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILK, LACE
Catalogue Number
P19920058017
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WOMAN'S
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1880
Materials
SILK, LACE
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.1
Length
60.1
Width
60.1
Description
SQUARE, WHITE SILK. HANDKERCHIEF HAS A 3 CM BORDER OF AN OPEN STITCH. THE BORDER MEETS AT EACH CORNER, WHERE THE STITCHING IS EVEN WIDER, AND MORE OPEN. THE EDGE OF HANKIE IS TRIMMED WITH LACE, AND AT EACH CORNER THE LACE IS GATHERED. ONE CORNER OF HANKIE IS EMBROIDERED WITH A RIBBON AND FLORAL DESIGN IN THE CENTRE OF THE DESIGN, "SARAH" IS EMBROIDERED; ALL OF THIS IS IN WHITE. THERE IS A SMALL ORANGE STAIN BESIDE EMBROIDERY. THERE IS A HOLE IN ONE SIDE ALONG 3 CM BORDER.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SEE P19920058006-GA FOR HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING ONE DONATED BY MARJORIE WELCH'S MOTHER, NORA EVERSON. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE SHERLOCK/MACLEOD FAMILY, SEE RECORDS P19960108000 AND P19740093000.
Catalogue Number
P19920058017
Acquisition Date
1993-11
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
BILLFOLD, PURSE
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILK, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19930078012
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BILLFOLD, PURSE
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Materials
SILK, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
14.3
Width
8.7
Description
BLUE JAPANESE SILK POUCH IS RECTANGULAR WITH SEAMS ON THE TOP AND BOTTOM. OPEN SLIT THE LENGTH OF THE POUCH ALSO HAS SEAMS. IS AN EMBROIDERED PICTORIAL DESIGN OF A JAPANESE HOUSE, TREES, FLOWERS, A BOAT, TREES, AND TWO PEOPLE HOLDING A BASKET. POUCH IS LINED WITH A BLACK AND WHITE COTTON MATERIAL THAT IS REPETITIVE IN A SIMPLE PATTERN. INNER SEAMS ARE FRAYING.
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PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SEE HISTORY OF P19930078001-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A PETTICOAT DONATED BY STAN GREGORY. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. STANLEY J. GREGORY WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 9, 1923 IN CALGARY, THE SON OF ARTHUR AND MARGARET GREGORY (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN) AND HE SPENT HIS EARLY YEARS ON THE FAMILY RANCH NEAR IRRICANE. IN 1941 STAN JOINED THE RCAF AND SERVED IN NOVA SCOTIA, OPERATING RADAR AND WIRELESS UNTIL THE END OF THE WAR. FOLLOWING THE WAR, HE MARRIED HIS CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART CHARLOTTE LINTON. STAN ATTENDED THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA AND RECEIVED HIS DOCTORATE IN MEDICINE IN 1954. THE COUPLE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1956, WHERE STAN WORKED AT THE BIGELOW FOWLER CLINIC UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT IN 1988. STAN PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 79 ON APRIL 16, 2002. CHARLOTTE GEORGINA HELEN GREGORY (NEE LINTON) WAS BORN ON OCTOBER 3, 1923 IN CALGARY, WHERE SHE WAS RAISED AND EDUCATED. CHARLOTTE RECEIVED HER REGISTERED NURSING DEGREE AT THE CALGARY GENERAL HOSPITAL. SHE WAS MARRIED TO STAN GREGORY ON NOVEMBER 4, 1945. SHE WAS PREDECEASED BY HER PARENTS WARWICK LINTON (DIED IN 1924) AND CHARLOTTE “CHADDY” LINTON (NEE THOMSON) (DIED IN 1982). CHARLOTTE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 68 ON APRIL 1, 1992. CHARLOTTE “CHADDY” LINTON WAS BORN IN GALT, ON AND MOVED TO PARKLAND, AB IN 1904 WITH HER PARENTS WHERE THE FAMILY TOOK UP A HOMESTEAD. SHE GRADUATED FROM NURSING FROM THE CALGARY GENERAL HOSPITAL IN 1917 AND WAS MARRIED TO WARWICK I. LINTON IN 1921. SHE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1973. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON MARCH 29, 1982. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19930078012
Acquisition Date
1993-12
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
EVENING BAG, SHOULDER BAG
Date Range From
1870
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRASS, STEEL, SYNTHETIC FABRIC
Catalogue Number
P19930078004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
EVENING BAG, SHOULDER BAG
Date Range From
1870
Date Range To
1900
Materials
BRASS, STEEL, SYNTHETIC FABRIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
23.3
Width
11.8
Description
BRASS BEADED BAG IS RECTANGULAR WITH HANGING BEADWORK AT THE BOTTOM. THIS INCLUDES THREE TRIANGULAR SHAPED DIAMOND BEADING GROUPS THAT ARE SEPARATED BY TASSELS WHICH ALSO HANG FROM THE DIAMOND GROUPS, THE ENTIRE EFFECT OF THIS DESIGN IS THREE TASSELED POINTS. THE DESIGN OF THE BEADS ON THE BAG ARE A GOLD STRIP ON THE TOP AND BOTTOM WITH ALTERNATING GOLD AND SILVER ZIG-ZAGS IN THE MIDDLE. THE CENTRE STRIP HAS GOLD AND SILVER DIAMOND SHAPED BEADING. THE PURSE CLOSES AT THE TOP WITH A GOLD COLOURED HINGED FRAME WITH TWO PROTRUDING AND INTERLOCKING GOLD COLOURED KNOBS. THE FRAME HAS A LEAF DESIGN ON THE OUTSIDE AND READS "MADE IN FRANCE" IN A STAMP ALONG THE SIDE OF THE INSIDE. TWO CIRCULAR HOOKS ARE WELDED ON TO OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE FRAME, THE STEEL CHAIN IS LOOPED THROUGH THESE HOOKS TO FORM A DOUBLE CHAIN STRAP. LINING IS A SYNTHETIC FABRIC THAT HAS A POCKET SEWN INTO THE SIDE WITH THREE PLEATS IN THE MIDDLE. A FABRIC LABEL ON THIS POCKET IS SEWN ON AND READS "MADE IN FRANCE" IN RED INK. TASSELS ARE MISSING ALONG ONE OF THE DIAMOND GROUPS, BEADS ARE BEGINNING TO TARNISH IN SOME PLACES, STEEL HANDLE IS TARNISHED AND HAS SOME MINOR CORROSION. BEADING IS PULLING AWAY FROM THE FRAME, AS IS THE LINING.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SAME HISTORY AS P19930078001-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A PETTICOAT DONATED BY STAN GREGORY. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. STANLEY J. GREGORY WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 9, 1923 IN CALGARY, THE SON OF ARTHUR AND MARGARET GREGORY (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN) AND HE SPENT HIS EARLY YEARS ON THE FAMILY RANCH NEAR IRRICANE. IN 1941 STAN JOINED THE RCAF AND SERVED IN NOVA SCOTIA, OPERATING RADAR AND WIRELESS UNTIL THE END OF THE WAR. FOLLOWING THE WAR, HE MARRIED HIS CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART CHARLOTTE LINTON. STAN ATTENDED THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA AND RECEIVED HIS DOCTORATE IN MEDICINE IN 1954. THE COUPLE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1956, WHERE STAN WORKED AT THE BIGELOW FOWLER CLINIC UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT IN 1988. STAN PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 79 ON APRIL 16, 2002. CHARLOTTE GEORGINA HELEN GREGORY (NEE LINTON) WAS BORN ON OCTOBER 3, 1923 IN CALGARY, WHERE SHE WAS RAISED AND EDUCATED. CHARLOTTE RECEIVED HER REGISTERED NURSING DEGREE AT THE CALGARY GENERAL HOSPITAL. SHE WAS MARRIED TO STAN GREGORY ON NOVEMBER 4, 1945. SHE WAS PREDECEASED BY HER PARENTS WARWICK LINTON (DIED IN 1924) AND CHARLOTTE “CHADDY” LINTON (NEE THOMSON) (DIED IN 1982). CHARLOTTE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 68 ON APRIL 1, 1992. CHARLOTTE “CHADDY” LINTON WAS BORN IN GALT, ON AND MOVED TO PARKLAND, AB IN 1904 WITH HER PARENTS WHERE THE FAMILY TOOK UP A HOMESTEAD. SHE GRADUATED FROM NURSING FROM THE CALGARY GENERAL HOSPITAL IN 1917 AND WAS MARRIED TO WARWICK I. LINTON IN 1921. SHE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1973. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON MARCH 29, 1982. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19930078004
Acquisition Date
1993-12
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
EVENING BAG, HAND BAG
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
VELVET, METAL, LEATHER
Catalogue Number
P19930071008
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
EVENING BAG, HAND BAG
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1900
Materials
VELVET, METAL, LEATHER
No. Pieces
2
Length
33
Width
22
Description
PURPLE VELVET PURSE HAS 38CM X 2CM PURPLE VELVET HANDLE, ATTACHED BY HOOKS. POUCH SHAPED WITH TASSEL AT BOTTOM. TOP CLASP PORTION HAS SILVER-PLATED FRAME WITH FLORAL PATTERN ENGRAVED IN RELIEF. KNOB AT TOP, WITH SMALL PENDANT HANGING FROM FRAME. SMALL CHANGE COMPARTMENT INSIDE PURSE, SUPPORTED BY HINGE OF PURSE FRAME. LINING IS MULTICOLORED SILK WITH DIAMOND-LIKE PATTERN. CHANGE PURSE LINED WITH WHITE KID LEATHER AND CONTAINS MIRROR, 6CM IN DIAMETER. MIRROR APPEARS TO HAVE FALLEN OFF CARDBOARD BACKING, ATTACHED TO INSIDE OF PURSE. ENDS OF TASSELS BEGINNING TO FRAY, AND THE LEATHER LINING OF CHANGE PURSE IS RIPPED ALONG HINGE.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
OWNED BY MRS. MURDOCH, PREVIOUSLY OWNED BY MRS. WILLIAM HENDERSON. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON DEVELOPED THE FOLLOWING BRIEF HISTORY OF THE HENDERSON FAMILY WITH INFORMATION FROM THE BOOK ‘PIONEER PEMMICAN CLUB ROUND-UP, 1885 – 1985’ BY A.P. BAINES, AND THE GALT ARCHIVES. WILLIAM HENDERSON CAME TO CANADA FROM EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND IN 1879, WHEN HE WAS 22. A CARPENTER BY TRADE, HENDERSON MADE HIS WAY WESTWARD, BUILDING THE FIRST HOUSE IN MEDICINE HAT IN 1881, THE BARRACKS OF THE NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE AND THE HUDSON BAY COMPANY STORE IN FORT MACLEOD, AND ENDING UP IN LETHBRIDGE IN 1885 WHERE HE WORKED FOR THE NORTH WEST COAL & NAVIGATION COMPANY. HE WORKED ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF LETHBRIDGE’S FIRST SCHOOL, THE COMPANY HOSPITAL AND COTTAGES, AND LETHBRIDGE HOUSE (LATER KNOWN AS THE LETHBRIDGE HOTEL), WHERE HE REMAINED AS PROPRIETOR. IN 1887 HE MARRIED MARGARET THOMPSON LUNDY, A SCOTTISH WOMAN WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN WIDOWED IN DUNMORE, NWT. THE CEREMONY TOOK PLACE AT THE HOME OF WILLIAM STAFFORD AND WAS PERFORMED BY REVEREND CHARLES MCKILLOP. HENDERSON WAS VERY ACTIVE IN THE GROWING COMMUNITY OF LETHBRIDGE – HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST TOWN COUNCIL, THE MASONS AND ODDFELLOWS, A FOUNDER OF THE PEMMICAN CLUB, AND MEMBER OF KNOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. IN 1897 HE BUILT A BRICK DUPLEX AT THE CORNER OF 7 AVE AND 5 ST SOUTH AND THOUGH THE STRUCTURE HAS UNDERGONE RENOVATIONS, IT STILL STANDS IN 2014. WILLIAM AND MARGARET HAD SIX CHILDREN – HAROLD, ETTA, EDNA, WILLIAM, ADELINE AND FRED. ALL SIX RECEIVED THEIR EARLY EDUCATION IN LETHBRIDGE, BUT WERE LATER SENT TO BOARDING SCHOOLS – THE BOYS TO UPPER CANADA COLLEGE IN TORONTO, THE GIRLS TO HAVERGAL COLLEGE IN WINNIPEG. IN 1908 HENDERSON SR. WAS ELECTED MAYOR OF LETHBRIDGE, BUT DIED OF PNEUMONIA IN DECEMBER 1909 WHILE STILL IN OFFICE. HIS THREE SONS ALL SERVED IN WORLD WAR I, AND HAROLD WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN 1917. THE REMAINING SONS AND DAUGHTERS WERE ALL MARRIED AND RAISED FAMILIES. ETTA MARRIED LOCAL FARMER ALBERT ELI IVES, AND HAD THREE CHILDREN, MARGARET, KATHARINE, AND THADDEUS. ADELINE MARRIED JACK KANE AND LIVED IN BARONS. EDNA OBTAINED HER NURSING DEGREE AT QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY, MARRIED DR. ATKINSON, AND SETTLED IN MASSACHUSETTS. MARGARET HENDERSON SR. LIVED IN THE FAMILY HOME BUILT BY HER HUSBAND FOR NEARLY 30 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH, AND WAS ACTIVE IN THE PEMMICAN CLUB AND I.O.D.E. UNTIL HER DEATH IN 1933. SEE PERMANENT FILE P20140012002 FOR THE OBITUARIES OF WILLIAM AND MARGARET HENDERSON, AND HENDERSON FAMILY HISTORY EXCERPT FROM BAINES’ BOOK. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A SCARF, PETTICOAT, AND BLOUSE DONATED BY JEAN WESTFALL. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. JEAN WESTFALL WAS BORN ANNA JEAN MURDOCH ON AUGUST 31, 1927, THE DAUGHTER OF PERCY MURDOCH AND ANNA MURDOCH (NEE SMITH). ACCORDING TO HER OBITUARY, JEAN “WAS A DESCENDANT OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA PIONEERS. THE SMITHS AND LAYNES, HER MOTHER’S FAMILY, WERE AMONG THE FIRST TO SETTLE CARDSTON AND RAYMOND. ON HER FATHER’S SIDE, THE MURDOCH FAMILY HOMESTEADED NEAR MILK RIVER EARLY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND LATER FARMED IN WARNER AND WILSON SIDING BEFORE MOVING TO LETHBRIDGE. … IN 1947 SHE MOVED TO VALLEJO, CA … [WHERE] SHE MET TOM WESTFALL. THEY WERE MARRIED IN LETHBRIDGE IN 1948 … TOM PASSED AWAY IN 1986 AND IN 1987 JEAN RETURNED TO LETHBRIDGE … AMONG THOSE RENEWED LCI CONNECTIONS WAS CALE HARRIS, A FAMILY FRIEND SINCE CHILDHOOD AND A SOMETIME BEAU IN THEIR TEEN YEARS. NOT LONG AFTER JEAN RETURNED TO LETHBRIDGE, SHE AND CALE BECAME AN ‘ITEM’. AND SHORTLY THEREAFTER IT WAS CLEAR THAT HE WAS THE LOVE OF HER LIFE, HER STRONG RIGHT ARM, AND BEST FRIEND. THEY WERE MARRIED QUIETLY ON JULY 22, 1994. … JEAN’S GENTLE MANNER BELIED A SHARP INTELLECT AND SENSE OF THE COMEDY IN EVERYDAY LIFE … AND SHE COULD BE OUTRAGEOUS ENOUGH TO MAKE GRANDCHILDREN EXCLAIM ‘GRANDMA, I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU SAID THAT!’”. JEAN PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 85 ON DECEMBER 4, 2012. PERCY DONALD MURDOCH WAS BORN ON JULY 20, 1908 IN COURTENAY, ND, THE SON OF GEORGE DONALD AND JESSIE NEILSON MURDOCH (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). IN 1910, THE FAMILY HOMESTEADED IN THE PENDANT D’ORIELLE AREA OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA. IN 1920 PERCY MARRIED ANNA LAYNE SMITH IN WILSON SIDING. THE COUPLE THEN MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE. HE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 84 ON MARCH 22, 1985. ANNA LAYNE MURDOCH (NEE SMITH) WAS BORN IN 1903 IN RAYMOND, AB TO HENRY SMITH AND EMMA LAYE SMITH (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). ANNA WAS THE GRANDDAUGHTER OF THOMAS SASSON SMITH AND JONATHAN ELLIS LAYNE. A PHOTOGRAPH PUBLISHED DECEMBER 31, 1960 IN THE HERALD SHOWS ANNA WEARING A DRESS THAT WAS WORN IN 1890 BY MRS. WILLIAM HENDERSON. SHE WAS WEARING THE DRESS AS PART OF THE PEMMICAN CLUB’S 75TH ANNIVERSARY BALL. ANNA PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 91 ON MAY 18, 1994. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19930071008
Acquisition Date
1993-11
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1890
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILK, GLASS BEADS
Catalogue Number
P19870046002
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1890
Materials
SILK, GLASS BEADS
No. Pieces
1
Length
26.1
Width
34.2
Description
FORMAL EVENING BAG. SAME STYLE AS DRESS (P19870046001) BUT WITHOUT LACE.DRAWSTRING CLOSURE. BLUE SATIN, WITH METALLIC BEADED TASSELS ALONG BOTTOM.SEVERAL TASSELS MISSING, AND SEVERAL SMALL BROWN STAINS.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
PROFESSIONS
History
HANDMADE IN ENGLAND, PRIOR TO 1900. SEE P19870046001-GA FOR HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A DRESS DONATED BY ETHEL RODIN. RUTHANN ATTEMPT TO CONTACT THE DONOR'S FAMILY FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND SPOKE WITH ETHEL'S NIECE, DEBORAH GREEN. SHE WAS UNABLE TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, BUT DID PROVIDE A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DUNN FAMILY. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD AND RESEARCH FROM THE ALBERTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, EDMONTON BRANCH. ETHEL RODIN (NEE DUNN) WAS BORN ON SEPTEMBER 4, 1907 IN LONDON, ENGLAND, THE DAUGHTER OF MORRIS DUNN AND SARAH RACHAEL DUNN (NEE ROFEN). SHE MOVED WITH HER FAMILY TO CANADA, WHERE THEY SETTLED IN EDMONTON. SHE REMAINED IN EDMONTON, UNTIL HER MARRIAGE TO DAVE RODIN. THE COUPLE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1929 WHERE DAVE OPERATED THE BUY-RITE GROCERY STORE FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS. ETHEL PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 82 ON JULY 9, 1990. DAVE RODIN WAS BORN IN RUSSIA AND MOVED TO EDMONTON IN THE 1920S. HE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 74 ON SEPTEMBER 3, 1977. AN ARTICLE PUBLISHED ON JULY 29, 1976 MARKED DAVE’S RETIREMENT: “IN 1929, DAVE RODIN, A RUSSIAN IMMIGRANT, CAME TO LETHBRIDGE AND OPENED A FRUIT AND GROCERY STORY ON THE CORNER OF 4TH AVENUE AND 5TH STREET S. AFTER 47 SUCCESSFUL YEARS OF BUSINESS IN THE CITY, MR. RODIN HAS RETIRED AT 73 … BY BUYING CAREFULLY AND SHOPPING AROUND MR. RODIN WAS ABLE TO SELL FRUIT AND VEGETABLES CHEAPER THAN ANYONE ELSE IN THE CITY … IN 1939 HE JOINED FORCES WITH ELMER GOODMAN, A LETHBRIDGE BUSINESSMAN, IN A PARTNERSHIP THAT WAS TO LAST 37 YEARS. … MR. RODIN, WITH MR. GOODMAN’S BACKING, OPENED BUY-RITE MEN’S WEAR WHERE THE LETHBRIDGE CENTRE THEATRES ARE TODAY. HE CATERED TO THE FARM POPULATION, CARRYING THE BIGGER SIZES OF CLOTHING.” ETHEL’S PARENTS ARE BOTH BURIED IN THE EDMONTON HEBREW CEMETERY. MORRIS DUNN WAS BORN IN 1863 AND PASSED AWAY MAY 4, 1954. SARAH RACHAEL DUNN PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY 12, 1951 AT THE AGE OF 80. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD AND RESEARCH FROM THE ALBERTA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, EDMONTON BRANCH. SEE FILE FOR A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE MORRIS AND SARAH DUNN FAMILY, WHILE SARAH IS WEARING THIS DRESS.
Catalogue Number
P19870046002
Acquisition Date
1987-04
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
EVENING BAG, POUCH, HAND BAG
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
VELVET, COTTON, BEADS
Catalogue Number
P19930078005
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
EVENING BAG, POUCH, HAND BAG
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Materials
VELVET, COTTON, BEADS
No. Pieces
1
Height
31.5
Width
23
Description
BLACK SUEDE POUCH IS RECTANGULAR IN SHAPE WITH THE TOP BEING GATHERED BY A BLACK STRING WHICH LEAVES A ROUNDED GATHERED STRIP OF MATERIAL AT THE TOP OF THE SACK. FRONT OF BAG IS DECORATED WITH EMBROIDERED LEAF PATTERN, THIS IS TRACED BY BLACK BEADS. THERE ARE ALSO THREE SIMILAR BLACK BEAD PATTERNS ON THE FRONT OF THE BAG, AND TWO OF THESE ON THE BACK. THERE IS ONE EMBROIDERED LEAF AND TRACED BEAD PATTERN ON THE BACK. LINING IS COTTON YELLOW SPLASH AND BLUE, PINK, AND GREEN FLORAL DESIGN. VELVET HAS WORN OFF IN MANY PLACES, THREADS ARE COMING LOOSE AROUND EMBROIDERY, LINING IS FADED AND TORN AROUND SEAMS, AND STRING IS FRAYED. SEAM AROUND STRINGS IS ALSO TORN.
Subjects
PERSONAL GEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SAME HISTORY AS P19930078001-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A PETTICOAT DONATED BY STAN GREGORY. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. STANLEY J. GREGORY WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 9, 1923 IN CALGARY, THE SON OF ARTHUR AND MARGARET GREGORY (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN) AND HE SPENT HIS EARLY YEARS ON THE FAMILY RANCH NEAR IRRICANE. IN 1941 STAN JOINED THE RCAF AND SERVED IN NOVA SCOTIA, OPERATING RADAR AND WIRELESS UNTIL THE END OF THE WAR. FOLLOWING THE WAR, HE MARRIED HIS CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART CHARLOTTE LINTON. STAN ATTENDED THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA AND RECEIVED HIS DOCTORATE IN MEDICINE IN 1954. THE COUPLE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1956, WHERE STAN WORKED AT THE BIGELOW FOWLER CLINIC UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT IN 1988. STAN PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 79 ON APRIL 16, 2002. CHARLOTTE GEORGINA HELEN GREGORY (NEE LINTON) WAS BORN ON OCTOBER 3, 1923 IN CALGARY, WHERE SHE WAS RAISED AND EDUCATED. CHARLOTTE RECEIVED HER REGISTERED NURSING DEGREE AT THE CALGARY GENERAL HOSPITAL. SHE WAS MARRIED TO STAN GREGORY ON NOVEMBER 4, 1945. SHE WAS PREDECEASED BY HER PARENTS WARWICK LINTON (DIED IN 1924) AND CHARLOTTE “CHADDY” LINTON (NEE THOMSON) (DIED IN 1982). CHARLOTTE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 68 ON APRIL 1, 1992. CHARLOTTE “CHADDY” LINTON WAS BORN IN GALT, ON AND MOVED TO PARKLAND, AB IN 1904 WITH HER PARENTS WHERE THE FAMILY TOOK UP A HOMESTEAD. SHE GRADUATED FROM NURSING FROM THE CALGARY GENERAL HOSPITAL IN 1917 AND WAS MARRIED TO WARWICK I. LINTON IN 1921. SHE MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE IN 1973. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 87 ON MARCH 29, 1982. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
Catalogue Number
P19930078005
Acquisition Date
1993-12
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail

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