Fonds PR2008 - Rita Stevens fonds

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Rita Stevens fonds

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    • Copied 1979 (Creation)

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    20 negatives. -- 0.01 m of textual records.

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    Rita Brick was the daughter of Reginald Robert and Rita (Clift) Brick; she was born before 1947. Reginald was the son of Alfred (Fred) Lambly and Sarah Brock (Lendrum) Brick and the grandson of Rev. J. Gough Brick and Robert W. Lendrum.

    Rita Brick married R. Stevens and lived in Edmonton, Alberta.

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    The fonds consists of copies of a brief biography of Robert Watt Lendrum, and an autobiography entitled "Biography of Pioneer Days" by Mrs. A.L. Brick (Sarah Brock Lendrum), and images, originally dating from the 1890s to 1954 from the Old Slave Lake, Lesser Slave Lake and Peace River areas, primarily from the Brick family's early days in the area, including images of log buildings, horses, carts, trails, dog sleds, mission, Métis, camps, police barracks, threshing machines, students, farms and members of the Brick family.

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    Rita Stevens allowed the Provincial Archives of Alberta to copy the records in 1979. The originals were returned to her.


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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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        Associated materials

        A copy of "Biography of Pioneer Days" by Mrs. A.L. Brick is also available in the Legislature Library Archives Program archival records collection, PR1974.0001/43.

        For additional information about the Lendrum family, see the James F. Falconer fonds at the City of Edmonton Archives in Edmonton, Alberta.

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        Information for the biographical sketch is taken from Edmonton Journal obituaries and from the records. The images can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A.3479 through A.3494 and A.3496 through A.3499.

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        Includes accession PR1979.0190.

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