Fonds PR1068 - Corrine Hulburd fonds

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Corrine Hulburd fonds

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    • 1905-1955 (Creation)

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    ca. 1550 photographs. – 0.26 m of textual records

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    Biographical history

    Corrine Hulburd was born in 1882. Although she lived in Standbridge East, Quebec at some point, she and her husband, Gordon R. Hulburd, lived in Edmonton, Alberta during the years 1919-1935. They had a son, Henry and daughter, Margaret.

    Corrine died in 1965, predeceased by her husband who died in 1944 at age 62. Her daughter Margaret died in November 1977.

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    Fonds consists of scrapbooks containing poems, newspaper clippings and magazine articles by and about various celebrities, musicians, and political figures. Fonds also includes photograph albums containing black and white and coloured photographs of Seattle, United States of America, Waterloo, Quebec and Mexico, as well as to Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia and various places in Alberta including Peace River, Athabasca, South Cooking Lake and Edmonton. A large portion of the photographs depicts houses, streets and building interiors in Edmonton, Alberta, but there are also photographs which depict log cabins, ships and boats, women, children, beaches, picnics and other recreational activities, gardens and flowers, bridges, churches, airplanes and float planes, automobiles, hospital, university and civic buildings, street views, parades, members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP), a golf course, schools, sawmills, railroads, hotels, and members of the Royal family. Fonds also includes pictorial souvenir booklets of Banff and Calgary, Alberta, and photographic and mechanically produced postcards.

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    Mrs. Margaret Silverman, daughter of Corinne Hulburd, deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1975.


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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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        Other records pertaining to the Hurlburd family can be found in the Margaret Silverman fonds and the Viki van Hogezand fonds.

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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        Some photographs from this fonds can be found in A File under location numbers A.10,116-A.10,119. Information for the biographical sketch was taken from the records and from the December 16, 1944, June 7, 1965 and November 22, 1977 issues of the Edmonton Journal newspaper.

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        Includes accession PR1975.0143.

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