Fonds PR0159 - John Morris fonds

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John Morris fonds

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    PR0159

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    • 1887-1920, predominant 1914-1920 (Creation)

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    0.01 m of textual records. - 19 postcards

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    (1897-1966)

    Biographical history

    Born in 1897, John Norman Morris served in the First World War in the 49th Battalion and was a member of the Great War Veterans Association of Canada in Edmonton, Alberta during the 1920s. He was wounded in 1914 and, upon his return to Canada, farmed near Rabbit Hill until his retirement in 1956.

    He married Gladys Barker (1903-1996) , and together they had six children. He died in Edmonton in 1966.

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    Scope and content

    Fonds consists of records pertaining to Morris’ service in World War I and his membership in the Great War Veterans Association of Canada, as well as a photograph that is assumed to be of his father and uncle.

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    Immediate source of acquisition

    Mrs. John Morris deposited the records in this fonds at the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1966.

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    Arrangement note: Records have been maintained in the order in which they were received.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required.

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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        Includes the following accessions:

        PR1966.0068
        PR1969.0341

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