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Somerville Film Collection: (Set) Aviation A2

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Date Range
1939-1946
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
19911043002
Scope and Content
2 8mm black and white Films. .2 Aviation A2, 7 Minutes 28 Seconds. Shot Log Attached. "Aviation" "Aviation Who's Who" " J A Wilson, Controller of Civil Aviation" Wilson disembarking at Lethbridge airport 27/5/39 "Capt J Bell Col Debney, W S Lawson" Bell, Debney, Lawson at Edmonton airport 18/7/39 …
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1939-1946
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Somerville, Archibald Lawrence H "Laurie" (30 August 1898 - 1990?).
Married To Margaret Somerville. Graduated From The University Of British Columbia In 1923, With A Bachelor Of Science Degree In Mechanical Engineering Came To Lethbridge In 1937-38 As District Airway Engineer With The Federal Department Of Transport. During WW2, Somerville Supervised Construction Of Of The Southern Alberta Airfields Used For British Commonwealth Air Training.
In 1949 Somerville Was Hired As Lethbridge City Manager, A Job He Held Until 1964. Laurie Somerville Was A Long-Time Member Of The Local Rotary Club.
Scope and Content
2 8mm black and white Films.
.2 Aviation A2, 7 Minutes 28 Seconds. Shot Log Attached. "Aviation" "Aviation Who's Who" " J A Wilson, Controller of Civil Aviation" Wilson disembarking at Lethbridge airport 27/5/39 "Capt J Bell Col Debney, W S Lawson" Bell, Debney, Lawson at Edmonton airport 18/7/39 "G L McGee" McGee at Cranbrook airport 7/9/39 "G.L.McGee, Upson, W S Lason" McGee, Upson, Lawson at Cranbrook airport 7/6/39 "H P Keith, Bert Knox, W S Lawson" Keith, Knox, Lawson at Fort Nelson aerodrome 14/2/41 "E F Cooke" Cooke, McGee at CPR station Winnipeg 13/1/41 "T Vergette" Vergette at Lethbridge 18/8/40 "G T Chilcott"Chilcott at Broadview, Sask. 6/3/41 "D C Archibald" Archibald on meteorological mast at Cowley Aero 18/11/39 "P Thibault" Thibault at Cowley Aerodome 18/11/39 "C A Whittet" Whittei at Calgary Municipal airport 26/4/40 Whittei in the Lethbridge DOT office 23/4/41 "A B Holand" Holand at the Pultenay proposed aerodome 16/10/40 "C H Edgett, G.L. McGee, FRH Proctor" Edgett, McGee, Proctor at Winnipeg 13/1/41 "E H Scott" Scott at his home in Toronto 11/1/41 "Scott in Corona Hotel, Edmonton 29/4/42 "H P Keith" Keith at the proposed Frank Lake aerodome 15/12/40 "C R Dobbin" Dobbin at the proposed Suffield aerodome 12/12/40 " A D McLean" McLean with Dawson at Dewinton aerodome 6/11/40 "T Miard" Miard in Lethbridge DOT office 28/6/41 "F C Jewett" Jewett at the Innisfail aerodome 30/11/41 "E J Garrett" Garrett in the Lethbridge DOT office 23/4/41 "Ted Neumann" Neumann in the Lethbridge DOT office 31/12/42 "R T Smith" Smith at the Regina Laboratory 18/2/43 "R H Goodchild" Goodchild at the Suffield aerodome 31/7/41 Goodchild at the Regina Laboratory 18/2/43 "Gordon V Cooke" Cooke in the Lethbridge Dot office 2/5/43 "George Leversidge" Leversidge in the LEthbridge DOT office 2/5/43 "Bert Watson" Watson in the Lethbridge DOT office 2/5/43 "D F Hamelin" Hamelin in the Lethbridge DOT office 3/5/43 "P J Prokopy" Prokopy in the Lethbridge DOT office 23/4/41 "R M Stanley" Stanley in the Lethbridge DOT office 28/6/41 "Bert Know, Elsie Dunnett" Knox & Dunnett in Edmonton 5/8/42 "Harold, Dilworth" Dilworth at the Bowden aerodome 5/10/41 "John T Hornsby" Hornsby with Sandra at St. Georges Island, Calgary 21/5/44 "Bernice Moore's wedding, Lethbridge March 7 1942" Moore's wedding in Lethbridge 7/3/42 " A J Smith" Allan Smith in Lethbridge DOT office 31/6/46 "End" Shots removed from original log A2 and put into the new 000 series of Lethbridge in 1978. Log A2 cancelled and replaced by this new log above
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19911043002
Collection
Archive
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