Fonds PR0686 - Frank W. Bell fonds

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Frank W. Bell fonds

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    • 1915-1916 (Creation)

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    6 photographs

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    Biographical history

    Born in 1886, Frank W. Bell worked in a business called Wainwright Studio Photographers in Wainwright, Alberta circa (ca.) 1915. He moved to Edmonton in 1929 and worked as a photo finisher and itinerant photographer. He died in Edmonton in 1949.

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    Fonds consists of photographs in the Wainwright, Alberta area of buffalo in Wainwright Park, Wainwright Main Street, an Orangemen celebration, a car, and Chief of the Stony Indians.

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    Mr. M. J. MacPherson deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1973. Mr. MacPherson is the godson of Mr. Frank W. Bell’s sister.


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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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