Fonds PR0074 - Wilbur W. Powe fonds

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Wilbur W. Powe fonds

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    Fonds

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    PR0074

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    • 1921-1946 (Creation)

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    67 photographs

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    Biographical history

    Wilbur W. Powe was born in Saskatchewan and moved to Edmonton in 1919. He married Lillian Barr of Blythe, Ontario. Their adopted son Bruce Allen Powe was born in 1925. Wilbur worked as an accountant at North West Milling Co. in Edmonton until his retirement in 1949. He was also an amateur photographer.

    Wilbur died in 1960 and Lillian died in 1973.

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    Scope and content

    The fonds consists of photographs of Alberta towns (1920s), Buffalo National Park at Wainwright and Banff National Park (1920s) and Edmonton photos (1921-1946) taken by Wilbur W. Powe. Also included are photographs of Athabasca River Boat scenes (1924-1925) taken by Russ Denholm (cousin of Lillian). Also included are a photograph and booklet of the Edmonton Commercial Grads Basketball team (1940).

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    Immediate source of acquisition

    The records were donated by Bruce Allen Powe, son of Wilbur W. Powe, in 2000.

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    By subject, and chronological within each subject.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: None.

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        Item list is available.

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        Further accruals are expected.

        General note

        Biography provided by Bruce W. Powe.

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        Includes the following accessions:

        PR2000.0520

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        PR0074

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