Fonds PR2102 - Dixon family fonds

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Dixon family fonds

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    • [1920] (Creation)

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    37 photographs

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    Biographical history

    In the 1920's members of the Dixon Family of Ontario came to Alberta to work as hired hands for harvest.

    Custodial history

    In 1991, the Dixon family donated material to the Richmond Hill Public Library in Ontario.

    Scope and content

    The fonds consists of 37 photographs of members of the Dixon family, and other individuals working at harvest on homesteads in Alberta in [1920].

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    Immediate source of acquisition

    The Head of the Local History/Canadiana Department at Richmond Hill Public Library forwarded materials comprising this fonds to the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1991.


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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.

        General note

        The images can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A19569 through A19579. All other images may be found in the fonds.

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        Includes accession PR1991.0105.

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