Fonds PR1914 - Hanna Chubb fonds

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Hanna Chubb fonds

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    • 1909-1973 (Creation)

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    4 photographs. – 1 postcard. – 0.01 m of textual records

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    Biographical history

    Bertha Johanna "Hanna" von Gruenigen was born in Stanford, Kentucky on July 16, 1891, the daughter of Reverend John (1849-1907) and Bertha von Gruenigen (1854-1909). Hanna, along with her mother and siblings, moved to Edmonton, North-West Territories in August of 1903; the von Gruenigen family was originally from Switzerland.

    She graduated from the Calgary General Hospital School of Nursing in 1921 and nursed there for thirty-five years.

    Hanna married Earl Chubb (1887-1965) of Bon Accord, Alberta between 1956 and 1965; Hanna's sister Hilda (1893-1956) had been Earl's first wife

    Hanna lived in Bon Accord until her death in 1985.

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    The fonds consists of photographs of an observation car passing through the mountains, a ferry on the North Saskatchewan, and the Women's Musical Club of Edmonton, and a postcard of a women's hockey team (1916). The fonds also include a program for Alberta's Third Annual Musical Festival (1910), typed notes about musical programs, and various notes, newspaper clippings and correspondence about the Women's Musical Club (known as the Ladies' Musical Club prior to 1910 and the Edmonton Musical Club after 1970), as well as founder Cécile (Mrs. J.L.) Coté.

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    Mrs. E.J. Chubb deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1978.


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        The material is in English.

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Information for the biographical sketch is taken from Leaves of Yesteryear: A History of the Bon Accord District and the Biographies of the Men and Women Who Pioneered the Area, which is available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library, 971.233 C47 PAA and from the records. The images can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A.2970 through A.2972.

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        Includes accession PR1978.0199.

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