Fonds PR1422 - Kenneth A. Baptist fonds

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Kenneth A. Baptist fonds

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    • 1936-1973 (Creation)

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    0.19 m of textual records. – 3 photographs

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    Biographical history

    Kenneth A. Baptist was born circa (ca.) 1922, possibly in Tofield, Alberta. He graduated from the Vermilion School of Agriculture in 1941. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 1945 and a Bachelor of Education. He was a secondary school teacher in various schools across Alberta, including Frank Maddock High School in Drayton Valley and Devon High School in Devon from 1964 until 1973.

    He died December 8, 1983 at the age of 61. He was survived by two sisters, Jean Baptist of Edmonton and Beatrice Mosby of Tofield.

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    The fonds consists of yearbooks from: the Vermilion School of Agriculture, Killam Division Central High School, Mundare High School, Frank Maddock High School (Drayton Valley), and Devon High School; a newspaper clipping about the Vermilion School of Agriculture; and photographs of Kenneth’s graduating class at the Vermilion School of Agriculture and one photo of swans.

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    Jean Baptist, Kenneth A. Baptist’s sister, deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1984.


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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 biographical sketch is taken from the records, from Ever to Excel: Vermilion School of Agriculture, 1913-1963, which is available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library, 630.71097123 Ev24 PAA, and from Kenneth A. Baptist’s obituary from the Edmonton Journal. Additional yearbooks deposited in accession PR1984.0049 for the Lindsay Thurber Composite High School were transferred to the Red Deer and District Archives and for the Fort Saskatchewan High School to the Fort Saskatchewan Historical Society.

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        Includes accession PR1984.0049.

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