Fonds PR0890 - David J. Cromie fonds

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David J. Cromie fonds

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    • 1920-1973 (Creation)

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    0.05 m of textual records. – 2 photographs

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    David James Cromie (1911-92) was a farmer in the Westlock, Alberta area. His family farmed south-east quarter of Section 18, Township 58, Range 26, West of the 4th Meridian (18-58-26-W4) in the 1920s, raising Holstein dairy cows.

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    The fonds is made up of various family and farm documents and two photographic prints. The records include farm account books for 1933 to 1939; a file of receipts of Mrs. Cassie Cromie (probably the mother of David Cromie) from the early 1920’s; books of cow testing forms; an agreement for the purchase of land by Albert George Cromie; booklets and pamphlets on animal care, inoculation, and building construction. The fonds also contains one photo of David Cromie taken in 1973, and an aerial view of a farm.

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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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        The homestead is represented according to the Alberta Township Survey (ATS) system.

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        Includes accession PR1998.0891.

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