Fonds PR0557 - Penny McDonald fonds

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Penny McDonald fonds

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    • 1914-[ca.1962] (Creation)

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    0.01 m of textual records. – 1 negative

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    Penny McDonald was born ca. 1884 and grew up in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She moved to Coleman, Alberta in 1912 and soon after she married John McDonald who was a miner and had moved to Coleman from Cape Breton in 1907. Together, they had six children.

    The McDonalds also owned the Empire Hotel in Coleman, which they purchased in 1919 and ran for 25 years. Penny McDonald retired to Edmonton.

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    Fonds consists of an issue of the Municipal Council of Edmonton Official Gazette newspaper, a Province of Alberta Synopsis of Statutes of General Application booklet, and a photograph of the McDonald’s fiftieth wedding anniversary.

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    Mrs. Penny McDonald deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1971.


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        The material is in English.

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Other records related to Penny McDonald can be found in an oral history given by Penny McDonald in accession PR1971.269.

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