Fonds PR1962 - Coral Davids Fry fonds

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Coral Davids Fry fonds

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    PR1962

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    • 1939-1994 (Creation)

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    0.24 m of textual records. - 12 photographs

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    (1921-2021)

    Biographical history

    Coral Alberta Enzenauer was born in 1921 near Kitscoty, Alberta; she was the daughter of Peter John and Hallie Marie (Hamilton) Enzenauer. Coral was an employee of Associated Airways Limited in Edmonton, Alberta.

    While working there, she met and married John Davids on December 26, 1949. They lived in Edmonton, Alberta. John died March 15, 1982.

    She married Maurice Meredith Fry, a close family friend, on January 24, 1987. Coral and Maurice traveled throughout Canada and the United States. Maurice died May 26, 1993. She died in Edmonton in 2021.

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    The fonds consists of a biography of Maurice Meredith Fry and a history of Midland Auto Supply Limited, both written by Coral Davids-Fry, catalogues for Midland Auto Supply Limited, Continental Auto Supply Limited, Pasco Auto Stores and Automobile Surplus Parts Company, and a photograph of a Midland Auto Supply Store. The fonds also consists of material created or accumulated by Coral Fry Davids in the course of her work with various environmental and heritage organizations, including Ft. Edmonton Park, the Rutherford House, and Ducks Unlimited. The material includes minutes, newsletters, and correspondence.

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    Coral Davids Fry deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1993, 1994, and 2009.

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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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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        Information for the biographical sketch is taken from Wheat Country: A History of Vulcan & District and West of the Fourth, which are available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library, 971.234 V976 PAA and 971.233 W52 PAA respectively, from the records in PR1989.0031 and from the records. The image can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the number A.20,8120. Coral Davids Fry also deposited the records in the John Davids fonds and the Pat Peterson fonds.

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        Includes accessions PR1994.0352, PR1993.0412 and PR2009.0538.

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