Collection PR2304 - Barr Colony Museum photograph collection

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Barr Colony Museum photograph collection

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    • Copied 1976-1977 (Creation)

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    40 negatives

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    Administrative history

    The Barr Colony Museum was opened in 1965 in Lloydminster, Alberta. The Museum is comprised of the Imhoff Art Gallery and the Fuchs' Wildlife display. In 1968, the Antique Museum was added. In 1969, the Barr Colony Museum Committee was established.

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    Scope and content

    The collection consists of images of dating from about 1903 to about 1930 from the Lloydminster, Saskatchewan area relating to Barr colonists, and includes images of a variety of buildings including the school, train station, bank, post office, and hospital, automobiles, houses, log cabins, tents, ploughing, haying, horse and cart, a musical band and a soccer team. The fonds includes a number of images relating to the Tebbs, Booth, Topott, Hall, Wright, Grey, Fisher, Jones, Sutton, and Cripps families and to Rev. Trench.

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    Immediate source of acquisition

    Stan Lundell, curator of the Barr Colony Museum, allowed the Provincial Archives of Alberta to copy the photographs in 1976 and 1977. The originals were returned to Mr. Lundell.


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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

        Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

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

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        File lists are not available.

        Associated materials

        Various records and books relating to the Barr Colonists can be found at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

        Various artifacts relating to the Barr Colonists can be found at the Barr Colony Heritage Cultural Centre in Lloydminster, Alberta.

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        General note

        Information for the administrative history is taken from 75 Years of Sport and Culture in Lloydminster, which is available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library, 790.0971233 Se28l, from and, both accessed December 19, 2007 and from the records. The images can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A.4912 through A.4929 and A.9374 through A.9394.

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        Includes accessions PR1976.0522 and PR1977.0140.

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