Fonds PR0455 - Beth Witherbe fonds

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Beth Witherbe fonds

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    • 1905-1966 (Creation)

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    0.03 m of textual records and other material

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    Biographical history

    Beth Witherbe was born in 1890 in Gordon, Nebraska. In 1900 the Witherbes, father Irvin Alonzo, mother Mattie (Marman) and Beth moved from Nebraska to Red Deer, Alberta. In December 1905, the family moved to Vermilion, Alberta. Beth attended the Vermilion School of Agriculture, graduating in 1917.

    Beth died in 1979.

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    The fonds consists of the ephemera and records of Miss Beth Witherbe, and includes photographic postcards and photographs of friends, family, automobiles, floats, tennis, horses and carriages, a photographs album with 16 photographs of camping scenes, Vermilion School of Agriculture memorabilia, music programs, cards, a dance card, invitations and name tags, movie programs, a calendar, Vermilion Live Stock Protective Association Brand Books, a dry cleaning guide, banquet menus, newspaper clippings and family history information.

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    Mr. W.E. Brimacombe deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1986.


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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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        Information for the biographical sketch is taken from Vermilion Memories, which is available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library, 971.233 V592, from the Alberta Genealogical Society Cemetery Database and from the records.

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        Includes 12 photographs, 6 photographic postcards and 1 photograph album.

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