Fonds PR0604 - Phyllis Young fonds

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Phyllis Young fonds

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    • 1926-1937 (Creation)

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    67 photographs

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    Phyllis Collier was born May 25, 1911 in Toronto, Ontario. She was the daughter of Herbert and Mabel Collier. The family moved to the Viking, Alberta area in 1915.

    Phyllis completed her Bachelors of Arts from the University of Alberta in 1932, and completed teacher training at the Alberta Normal School in Edmonton. She likely taught at the Edmonton Indian Residential School 1935-1936. She then taught at Phillips School (1938) and then Bruce School (April 1938-June 1941). In 1942, she joined the Royal Canadian Armed Forces and served in Lethbridge.

    Phyllis married Delbert A. Young in 1946. They moved in Edmonton, Alberta in 1948. Phyllis continued to teach until her retirement in 1973.

    Phyllis Young passed away in Edmonton on October 3, 2001.

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    Fonds consists of photograph album depicting the Edmonton Indian Residential School in St. Albert, Alberta 1926-1937.

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    Ruth Mc Connell of the Human History Division of the Provincial Museum of Alberta deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1985 on behalf of Mrs. Phyllis Young.


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        The material is in English.

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required.

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        Other records related to the Young family can be found in PR0586 Delbert A. Young fonds.

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        Some photographs from this fonds can be found in the A file under location numbers A.13,450-A.13,458.

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