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Date Range
1880
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19891049322
Scope and Content
Portrait photograph of Nicholas Sheran.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1880
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Duplicate of photograph P19861078022-GP.
Custodial History
1989-07
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Scope and Content
Portrait photograph of Nicholas Sheran.
Access Restrictions
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Accession No.
19891049322
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William Stafford And Nicholas Sheran

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Date Range
1870 -1900
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19861078022
Physical Description
20.3 x 25.4 cm. 2 Black and white copy prints.
Scope and Content
Portrait of Nicholas Sheran left and William Stafford mounted together on a captioned display mount.
  1 image  
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1870 -1900
Physical Description
20.3 x 25.4 cm. 2 Black and white copy prints.
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
The photos formerly hung in the main hallway of the City Hall, located at 910 4th Avenue South. They were donated together with the set of photos of the mayors (P19861078001-20-GP)
Scope and Content
Portrait of Nicholas Sheran left and William Stafford mounted together on a captioned display mount.
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19861078022
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Portrait Of Mazie Sheran Kenny

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Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19991042006
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.7 cm Black and white copy print
Scope and Content
Full length portrait of Mazie Sheran Kenny.
  1 image  
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Creator
Photographer Crabb
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.7 cm Black and white copy print
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Thomas Kevin was a pioneer of Lethbridge. He was born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin in 1863 and came to Lethbridge in 1887. He was the 2nd dispatcher for the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company rising to the position of Superintendent. He was a promoter of sports games especially lacrosse and baseball in the town. Mr. Kevin was also a charter member of the Chinook Club.
Custodial History
The photograph was in a photo album originally the property of the donor's grandparents Thomas D. Kevin and Albertine (Begin) Kevin.
Scope and Content
Full length portrait of Mazie Sheran Kenny.
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19991042006
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Mazie Sheran Kenny At The Piano

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Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19991042007
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.7 cm Black and white copy print
Scope and Content
Photgraph of Mazie Sheran Kenny at the piano.
  1 image  
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.7 cm Black and white copy print
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Thomas Kevin was a pioneer of Lethbridge. He was born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin in 1863 and came to Lethbridge in 1887. He was the 2nd dispatcher for the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company rising to the position of Superintendent. He was a promoter of sports games especially lacrosse and baseball in the town. Mr. Kevin was also a charter member of the Chinook Club.
Custodial History
The photograph was in a photo album originally the property of the donor's grandparents Thomas D. Kevin and Albertine (Begin) Kevin.
Scope and Content
Photgraph of Mazie Sheran Kenny at the piano.
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19991042007
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Mazie Sheran Kenny At The Piano

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Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19991042008
Physical Description
17.7 x 12.6 cm Black and white copy print
Scope and Content
Photgraph of Mazie Sheran Kenny playing the piano.
  1 image  
Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1888-1910
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
17.7 x 12.6 cm Black and white copy print
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Thomas Kevin was a pioneer of Lethbridge. He was born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin in 1863 and came to Lethbridge in 1887. He was the 2nd dispatcher for the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company rising to the position of Superintendent. He was a promoter of sports games especially lacrosse and baseball in the town. Mr. Kevin was also a charter member of the Chinook Club.
Custodial History
The photograph was in a photo album originally the property of the donor's grandparents Thomas D. Kevin and Albertine (Begin) Kevin.
Scope and Content
Photgraph of Mazie Sheran Kenny playing the piano.
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19991042008
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Alex Johnston Collection: Sheran Family

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Date Range
1862-1989
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19911057260
Physical Description
Approximately 3.5 Cm. 3 Files.
Scope and Content
19911057260 - Four essays about the life of Nicholas Sheran and one about his sons, Charles and William, by Alex Johnston. D/E (Document Estimation) 1966-1989. 19911057261 - Correspondence and contract, plaque to Alberta's Coal Industry located in Galt Gardens. 1923-1983 19911057262 - General rese…
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1862-1989
Physical Description
Approximately 3.5 Cm. 3 Files.
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
19911057260 - Four essays about the life of Nicholas Sheran and one about his sons, Charles and William, by Alex Johnston. D/E (Document Estimation) 1966-1989. 19911057261 - Correspondence and contract, plaque to Alberta's Coal Industry located in Galt Gardens. 1923-1983 19911057262 - General research information about the Sheran Family. 1862-1984.
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19911057260
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The Coal Seam Mined By Nicholas Sheran

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Date Range
1881
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19861033000
Physical Description
Copy 1 and 2 25.5 x 20.2 cm Copy 3 17.7 x 12.6 cm 3 Black and white copy prints
Scope and Content
View of the exposed coal seam on the west bank of the Belly River below present day Lethbridge. A man is standing in the distance.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1881
Creator
George Mercer Dawson
Physical Description
Copy 1 and 2 25.5 x 20.2 cm Copy 3 17.7 x 12.6 cm 3 Black and white copy prints
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Photo was taken just north of the present day 6th Avenue bridge. Copy 2 and copy 3 are drawings taken from the "Geological Survey of Canada Report of Progress, 1882". Copy 1 - copyright Public Archives of Canada.
Scope and Content
View of the exposed coal seam on the west bank of the Belly River below present day Lethbridge. A man is standing in the distance.
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19861033000
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Nicholas Sheran at the Entrance to His Coal Mine

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Date Range
1881
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19891046021-003
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Nicholas Sheran at the entrance to his coal mine.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1881
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Very Good
History / Biographical
Nicholas Sheran opened the first commercial coal mine in what became Alberta, in 1874. The mine was on the west side of what is now the Oldman River, about 100 metres north of what is now Whoop Up Drive in Lethbridge, Alberta. He sold coal to the traders moving north and south along the Whoop Up Trail, and to the North West Mounted Police at Fort Macleod.
Scope and Content
Nicholas Sheran at the entrance to his coal mine.
Notes
The photograph is part of photograph album 19891046021.
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Accession No.
19891046021-003
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Nicholas Sheran's Ferry At Coal Banks

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Date Range
1881
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19760238102
Physical Description
Black and white photograph Negative available
Scope and Content
Photograph of the ferry at Coalbanks. Nicholas Sheran's cabin across river.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1881
Description Level
Item
Creator
George Mercer Dawson
Physical Description
Black and white photograph Negative available
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Local.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the ferry at Coalbanks. Nicholas Sheran's cabin across river.
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19760238102
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Alexander Johnston Papers: Information About The Sheran Family

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Date Range
1850-1983
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19891016027
Physical Description
10.1 cm. 7 files.
Scope and Content
19891016027 - Correspondence and 3 drafts of the article "Nicholas and Marcella Sheran: Lethbridge's First Citizens". The article appeared in Alberta History, volume. 31 no. 4, Autumn 1983. 19891016028 - 5 short essays on the life of Nicholas Sheran, his Civil War Service and the controversy over…
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1850-1983
Physical Description
10.1 cm. 7 files.
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
19891016030-31 - Copyright held by the Provincial Archives of Alberta. Permission for reproduction of this matter must be obtained from them.
Scope and Content
19891016027 - Correspondence and 3 drafts of the article "Nicholas and Marcella Sheran: Lethbridge's First Citizens". The article appeared in Alberta History, volume. 31 no. 4, Autumn 1983. 19891016028 - 5 short essays on the life of Nicholas Sheran, his Civil War Service and the controversy over his estate. c. 1963-1983. 19891016029 - Research information and short essay on the Sheran Coal Mine. Included are clippings, copies of primary and secondary sources, correspondence and 2 copies of an illustration from G.M.Dawson's 1882 report for the geological surey of Canada. 1881-1979. 19891016030 - Photocopies of documents pertaining to the lawsuit brought by Marcella Sheran McFarland against James Sheran over the operation o,f and revenues from, the Sheran Coal Mine. 1887-1888. 19891016031 - Photocopies of documents peprtaining to the settlement of the Nicholas Sheran estate, including the coal mine, between Ellen, Charles and William. 1862-1983. 19891016032 - Photocopies of original documents, correspondence and other research information concerning Nicholas Sheran and his sons, Charles and William. 19891016033 - Notes, correspondence and photocopies of original documents pertaining to research done on Nicholas Sheran, his sons Charles and William and Nicholas' sister Marcella. 1850-1983.
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19891016027
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Nicholas Sheran At The Entrance To His Mine At The Coal Banks

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Date Range
1881
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19640462000
Physical Description
13 x 14 cm Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Photograph of Nicholas Sheran posed next to the entrance to his coal mine at Lethbridge.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1881
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
13 x 14 cm Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Sheran quarried coal at Lethbridge from 1874 until his death by drowning in 1882. At doctor George Mercer Dawson's suggestion, Sheran constructed a timbered entry (as shown in photo) in 1881 to give some protection from land-slides and roof collapses (information taken from Lethbridge: Its Coal Industry, 1989).
Scope and Content
Photograph of Nicholas Sheran posed next to the entrance to his coal mine at Lethbridge.
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19640462000
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Hamilton Mine, Originally Nicholas Sheran's Mine

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Date Range
[1935]
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19738129000
Physical Description
7.5 x 13 cm Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hamilton Mine located on the west side of the coulees in the vicinity of present day Whoop-Up Drive. Mine building and 4 unidentified men pictured.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
[1935]
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
7.5 x 13 cm Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
The mine was opened in 1874 by Nicholas Sheran and was the first commercial coal mine in Alberta. It continued to operate under various owners until 1941.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hamilton Mine located on the west side of the coulees in the vicinity of present day Whoop-Up Drive. Mine building and 4 unidentified men pictured.
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19738129000
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Map Showing Position Of Nicholas Sheran's Coal Limit

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Date Range
1883
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19861028000
Physical Description
1 Color Copy Print.
Scope and Content
Plan showing position of Sheran's coal limit in sections 35 and 36, 008-022. Scale: 4 chains = 1 Inch. Wolfe and McVettie, DLS, Fort Macleod, September 25/83. Sheran's house and coal shed are marked on map
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1883
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 Color Copy Print.
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Albertan - local.
Scope and Content
Plan showing position of Sheran's coal limit in sections 35 and 36, 008-022. Scale: 4 chains = 1 Inch. Wolfe and McVettie, DLS, Fort Macleod, September 25/83. Sheran's house and coal shed are marked on map
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19861028000
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Nicholas Sheran's Ferry Across the Belly River at The Coal Banks

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Date Range
[1881]
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19891046021-002
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Nicholas Sheran's ferry across the Belly River at The Coal Banks.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
[1881]
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Black and white photograph
Physical Condition
Very Good
Scope and Content
Nicholas Sheran's ferry across the Belly River at The Coal Banks.
Notes
The photograph is part of photograph album 19891046021.
Access Restrictions
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19891046021-002
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Date Range
1885
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Photograph
Accession No.
19851011000
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.6 cm. Black and white copy print
Scope and Content
Portrait of Herbert W. Savory.
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Material Type
Photograph
Date Range
1885
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
12.6 x 17.6 cm. Black and white copy print
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Copyright Glenbow Archives, Calgary. Permission for use must be obtained from them. Savory was the only eye witness to the drowning of Nicholas Sheran.
Scope and Content
Portrait of Herbert W. Savory.
Access Restrictions
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Accession No.
19851011000
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Research Information About The River Bottom Compiled By Alex Johnston

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Date Range
1883-1982
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19971053000
Physical Description
Approximately .5 cm
Scope and Content
Research information compiled by the late Alex Johnston about various topics pertaining to the river bottom at Lethbridge, including the location of the Sheran Coal Mine, the last Indian Battle, nature reserve, and Helen Schuler Coulee Centre.
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1883-1982
Physical Description
Approximately .5 cm
Physical Condition
Excellent
Scope and Content
Research information compiled by the late Alex Johnston about various topics pertaining to the river bottom at Lethbridge, including the location of the Sheran Coal Mine, the last Indian Battle, nature reserve, and Helen Schuler Coulee Centre.
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19971053000
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First Traffic Bridge Over Oldman River

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Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20121003032
Physical Description
good
Scope and Content
View of the first traffic bridge over Oldman River. To the right is the Sheran Ferry still in operation.
  1 image  
Fonds
Stafford Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Creator
John Campbell Peat
Physical Description
good
Custodial History
This photograph along with other Stafford Family photographs had been originally donated in the 1990s and stored along with unprocessed materials ant the off-site storage until 2011. No paperwork was found on the donation. The photographs have been re-accessioned and processed by Jaime Vedres in Jan-Feb 2011. The certificate of gift will be signed by the original donor Cam Peat (John Campbell Peat).
Scope and Content
View of the first traffic bridge over Oldman River. To the right is the Sheran Ferry still in operation.
Accession No.
20121003032
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Contracts, Specifications, Tenders: Miscellaneous Projects

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Date Range
1929-1930
Material Type
Manuscript
Accession No.
19821050030
Physical Description
Various sizes. 7 items.
Scope and Content
19821050030 - Contract and specifications for the construction of an office apartment for Walter Ross. Six typed pages bound to brown card. 19821050031 - Contract and specifications for construction of a building at Henderson Park. 9 typed pages bound to brown card. Written on back "misc bathing…
Material Type
Manuscript
Date Range
1929-1930
Physical Description
Various sizes. 7 items.
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Albertan.
For gift certificate or information on Lethbridge architect, H. Wm. Meech, refer to P19821047001-GM and P19821050000-GM.
Scope and Content
19821050030 - Contract and specifications for the construction of an office apartment for Walter Ross. Six typed pages bound to brown card. 19821050031 - Contract and specifications for construction of a building at Henderson Park. 9 typed pages bound to brown card. Written on back "misc bathing shed Hen Park bathing shed hen: park". 19821050032 - Tender for construction a reservoir near Raymond. 19821050033 - Contract and specifications for construction of town hall in Raymond. Twelve typed pages bound by clips. 19821050034 - Original and xerox copy of specifications for construction of a speaker’s rostrum by the Sheran Memorial Committee of the Lethbridge Board Of trade. 1982105035 - Specifications for the construction of a band stand for the Lethbridge Board of Trade. 28 typed pages bound by clips. Written on back "misc: bandstand McDonald..."
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19821050030
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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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Photograph of Mr. George Bremner McKillop

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Date Range
1896-1982
Accession No.
20181047051
Physical Description
Board 16” X 20” with a 10.5" X 13" black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Mr. George Bremner McKillop was born in 1896 in Lethbridge. He was a prominent Lethbridge figure with many accomplishments. McKillop went overseas during World War I and when he came back he was able to attain a job as a physical education teacher. He later became the Supervisor of Physical Educati…
Date Range
1896-1982
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
Board 16” X 20” with a 10.5" X 13" black and white photograph
History / Biographical
George McKillop Elementary school was on 22 Street North and between 4 and 5 Avenues. It was opened in 1957 and closed in 1982 when Nicholas Sheran School opened on the West side. It became McKillop Curriculum Center then it was purchased by the Society of Christian Education and became Immanuel Christian Elementary School in 2006.
Scope and Content
Mr. George Bremner McKillop was born in 1896 in Lethbridge. He was a prominent Lethbridge figure with many accomplishments. McKillop went overseas during World War I and when he came back he was able to attain a job as a physical education teacher. He later became the Supervisor of Physical Education for Lethbridge School District No. 51 and Chairman of the playgrounds commission. He was also the superintendent of Southminister United Sunday School and leader of a cadet corps for many years. McKillop organized and directed the Canyon Church Camp during the summer breaks. He was also the curator of Sir Alexander Galt museum and chairman of the archives committee of the Lethbridge Historical Society. McKillop died at the age of 77 on February 18, 1974.
Notes
File in grey flat storage boxes
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20181047051
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