Burtonsville, AB

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              Viola Martin fonds
              PR1901 · Fonds · 1905-1978

              The fonds primarily consists of 24 oil paintings, painted from memory and photographs by Viola Martin specifically for the Provincial Archives of Alberta and donated to the Archives as the Burton Memorial Collection; the paintings are of various homes and scenes at Burtonsville, Waterways and Alberta Beach from the lives of Vi’s parents, Cornelius and Louise Burton.

              The fonds also includes descriptions and photographs of the paintings, a publication about Burton family descendents (The Burtons of Black Cape and their Descendents), newspaper clippings about Cornelius and Louise Burton, a small published booklet entitled The Gaspé with sketches by Vi Martin, a poem about Cornelius and Louise Burton, photographs of the Burton family and places of importance to the family, certificates for the Bituminous Sand Extraction Company, Limited and the publication Incidents in the Life of John L. Sullivan and Other Famous People of Fifty Years Ago.

              Martin, Viola