Fonds PR0943 - Doug Babcock fonds

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Doug Babcock fonds

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    • Copied 1974 (Creation)

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    28 negatives

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    Biographical history

    Doug Babcock worked for the Provincial Government of Alberta Historic Sites Service from about 1975-1980. He also wrote two books, A Gentleman of Strathcona: Alexander Cameron Rutherford and Lesser Slave Lake: A Regional History.

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    Scope and content

    Fonds consists of copied photographs that date from circa (ca.) 1848-1922, predominantly 1901-1922, that depict various people, buildings, and views in Chipewyn, Sawridge, Slave Lake, Fort Vermilion, Athabasca Landing, and Fort McMurray, Alberta including a Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) officer, paddle steamers, Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) boats, a government telegraph office, log cabins, street views, a sawmill, a cemetery, school teachers, and missionaries.

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    Mr. Doug Babcock deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1974.


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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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        File list is not available.

        Associated materials

        Other records deposited in the Provincial Archives of Alberta by Doug Babcock can be found in accession PR1974.0358, GR1975.0513 and GR1976.0339.

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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        The photographs from this fonds can be found in A File under location numbers A.2319-A.2346.

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        Includes accession PR1974.0279.

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