Fonds PR1410 - R.H. MacIntosh fonds

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R.H. MacIntosh fonds

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    • 1910 (Creation)

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    38 photographs. -- 4 photographic postcards. -- 1 postcard.

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    Biographical history

    R.H. MacIntosh lived in Coquitlam, British Columbia.

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    Scope and content

    The fonds consists of images relating to the construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, primarily near Wolf Creek, Alberta, including Big Eddy, the Pembina River, Moose Lake, Duck Lake, the Athabasca River, Sundance Creek, Brazeau and the Coal Branch; these include photographs and photographic postcards of trestles, bridges, camps, workers, bridge construction, construction equipment, railroad cars, mountains, rivers, packhorses and buffalo, and a postcard of the first train over the High Level Bridge in Edmonton.

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    Denise McCallum, curator of the Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum, deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1983.


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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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        R.H. MacIntosh’s remaining photographic records are located at the Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum.

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        Information for the biographical sketch is from the records. Denise McCallum, curator of the Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum, also deposited the records in the Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum collection. The photographs can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A.11,333 to A.11,361 and in the Ernest Brown file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the number B.3313.

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        Includes accession PR1983.0490.

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