Fonds PR1273 - Donald Norris fonds

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Donald Norris fonds

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    • [ca. 1880]-1977 (Creation)

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    0.02 m of textual records. – 2 negatives

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    George Donald Norris married Barbara Isabel Balfour and together they had three children, Donald Charles, Catherine Mary, and James Christopher.

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    Fonds consists of copied and original records pertaining to the genealogical research by Donald Norris of the Bruce, Cunningham, Matheson, Sutherland, Morrison, Kennedy, Mackenzie, and McFarlane families and includes correspondence, historical/biographical sketches, family trees, obituaries, newspaper clippings, and two copied photographs dating circa (ca.) 1880 of Henry and Mary Cunningham and Sister Saint (St.) Wilfred-Florestein Cunningham.

    Fonds also contains photocopied photographs of various other members of the families researched, and a photocopy of an account of the journey by the Red River settlers to Puget Sound, dated 1885, which originally appeared in the February 18, 1885 issue of the Tacoma Daily Ledger.

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    Mr. Donald Norris deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in nine separate accessions, one in 1975, five in 1976, and one each in 1977, 1978, and 1979.


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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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        Information for the biographical sketch was taken from the records.

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        Includes accessions PR1975.0582, PR1976.0205, PR1976.0220, PR1976.0240, PR1976.0439, PR1976.0529, PR1977.0011, PR1978.0067, and PR1978.0154.

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