Fonds PR0898 - James Thurber fonds

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James Thurber fonds

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    • 1917-1921 (Creation)

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    0.01 m of textual records. – 1 photograph

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    James Thurber was a member of the Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association, having settled in the North-West Territories in 1889. He became a Game Guardian for the province as well as a Commissioner to Administer Oaths.

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    The fonds consists of James Thurber’s certificates for membership into Southern Alberta Pioneers’ and Old Timers’ Association, Game Guardian, Commissioner to Administer Oaths, a certificate of incorporation for the British American Agencies Limited (Ltd.), and a photograph of Athabasca Landing.

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    Mr. James Thurber deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1980.


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        The material is in English.

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required.

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        Information for the biographical sketch is taken from the records. Artifacts, including a stapler, staples, a wrench, and a Ford Repair book from 1926, that were received by the Provincial Archives of Alberta as part of this accession were transferred to the Provincial Museum of Alberta.

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        Includes accession PR1980.0108.

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