Fonds PR0536 - A. Clayton Milroy fonds

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A. Clayton Milroy fonds

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    PR0536

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    • Copied 1971-1977 (Creation)

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    16 negatives. – 1 microfilm roll

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    (1924-1987)

    Biographical history

    A. Clayton Milroy was born in Edmonton, Alberta on August 26, 1924. He received a civil engineering degree from the University of Alberta and started his own consulting engineering business in 1955.

    Milroy became a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists & Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA) in 1969 and served in a number of positions while there, including Director of Administration and Communication and Assistant Executive Director. In 1978 he was appointed Executive Director and Registrar of APEGGA.

    Milroy also served in the military, commanding both signals and engineering units, and served as the National President of the Military Engineers Association of Canada. He was an Honorary Colonel of the 8th Field Engineer Regiment and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, St. Albert Branch No. 271.

    He was married to Colleen Rae (1927-1998), and they had three children: Clifford, Calvin and Carolee. He died in 1987.

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    Scope and content

    Fonds consists of records dating 1912-1973 and includes a report on the Canada Land and Irrigation Company Limited, which contains maps and photographs of areas in Medicine Hat, Alberta, a report entitled The Lost Mine of the Saskatchewan, and a brief history of Medicine Hat. Fonds also includes various photographs relating to engineering, railroads, land and irrigation, and farming.

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    Mr. Milroy deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in five accessions between 1971 and 1977, one in 1971, one in 1972, two in 1973, and one in 1977.

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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Inventory is available.

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        Accession GR1972.0411 is an oral history interview of Colonel Philip L. Debney conducted by A. Clayton Milroy.

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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        Two photographs from this fonds can be found in A file located under numbers A.2231 and A.2232.Information for the biographical sketch was supplied by the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists & Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA).

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        Includes the following accessions:

        PR1971.0396
        PR1973.0003
        PR1973.0242
        PR1977.0117

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