Fonds PR3135 - Cyril Alwin Tregillus fonds

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Cyril Alwin Tregillus fonds

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    • [before 1972] (Creation)

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    0.04 m of textual records

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    Cyril Alwin Tregillus was born in 1890 in Southampton, England. In 1902, he came to Canada with his family and settled in Calgary. In 1913, he graduated from Guelph Agricultural College and moved to Napanee, Ontario to work as an agricultural inspector.

    In 1914, he joined the military. He served in the military until 1919, when he moved to Guelph. He became a naturalized American citizen in 1937. He later took up residence in Downers Grove, Illinois where he worked as an administrator for Argonne National Laboratories in Chicago. He moved to Florida in 1957.

    He married Muriel Eadie (1892-1984) in Wellington, Ontario in 1915, and together they had three children: Kenneth (1916-2008), Leonard (1921-1989) and Margaret (Simsbury).

    He died in Pinellas, Florida in 1987.

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    The fonds consists of the reminiscences of Cyril Alwin Tregillus written before 1972. The reminiscences, which cover the years 1902-1914, discuss his childhood in Alberta and his career in agriculture.

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    In 1972, Cyril Tregillus donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta.


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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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        See the William J. Tregillus fonds at the Glenbow Museum and Archives for more information on the Tregillus family.

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