Fonds PR2776 - Sadie Samis fonds

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Sadie Samis fonds

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    • Copied 1968 (Creation)

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    9 photographs. -- 9 negatives

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    Biographical history

    Sarah Elizabeth (Sadie Eliza) Reed (1874-1967) married Herbert Alexander Samis (1876-1957) in Olds, Northwest Territories in 1898. The Samis family had come to the Olds, Alberta area in 1893.

    Sadie and Herbert had five children: Margaret Elinor (Philp) (1900-?), Percy Melville (1903-1904), Sadie Evangeline (McKee) (1902-1933), Thelma Marie (McKinney) (1904-1938), and Kenneth (1906-1993).

    Sadie later moved to Bon Accord, Alberta. She died in 1967.

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    The fonds consists of copies of photographic postcards featuring Alberta scenes circa 1910 - 1911 taken by J.R.F. McKitric. The postcards feature the Catholic Separate School in Edmonton, a River steamer on the North Saskatchewan River, Lacombe, the Low Level Bridge, line ups during the Lethbridge land rush, the Incline Railway in Edmonton, and boatman on the Athabasca River.

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    In 1968, Mrs. H. Samis allowed the Provincial Archives of Alberta to copy the photographs.


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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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        Please see the Samis family fonds at the Glenbow Museum and Archives.

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        Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the Samis family fonds description at the Glenbow Museum and Archives. For more information on the Samis Family, please see Olds History Committee, Olds: a History of Olds and Area, Olds, Alberta: Olds History Committee, 1980

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        Includes accession PR1968.0104,

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