Fonds PR0839 - Hilda Espeland fonds

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Hilda Espeland fonds

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    PR0839

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    • 1913-1919 (Creation)

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    0.01 m of textual records

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    (1895-1990)

    Biographical history

    Hilda Espeland (nee Lund) was born in 1895 to Helge and Isabelle Lund who moved from Coal Harbour, North Dakota to a homestead near Alhambra, Alberta in the spring of 1907. Espeland had six sisters, Charlot, Sophie, Olga, Marie, Nina and Christine, and four brothers, Herbert, Alfred, Otto, and Tommy. In 1909 she returned to South Dakota to attend school, and remained there for the rest of her life.

    She married Ingval Espeland (1893-1965) in 1917, and together they had four children: Gladys (1918-1989), Earl (1923-2010), Dorothy (1926-2011) and Muriel (1930-2014). She died in 1990.

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    Fonds consists of correspondence written to Hilda Lund from her family.

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    Mrs. Hilda Espeland 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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        Information for the biographical sketch is taken from Homesteads and Happiness, located in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library under location number 971.233 H753 PAA.

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        Includes the following accessions:

        PR1974.0095

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