Fonds paa-7498 - Aberdeen School District No. 291 fonds

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Aberdeen School District No. 291 fonds

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PAA paa-7498

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  • 1893-1899 (Creation)
    Aberdeen School District No. 291

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Aberdeen School District Number (No.) 291 was formed on October 11, 1893 near Innisfail, Alberta. Specifically, it was located at Section 20, Township 35, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian (20-35-27-W4). The first school board members included Alex McGillivary, W.L. Center, and Egerton Greer. H. A. Malcolm was hired as the first teacher and also fulfilled the duties of secretary-treasurer for the school board. In 1916 the school was moved to Section 29, Township 35, Range 27, West of the 4th Meridian (29-35-27-W4). The school was closed circa (ca.) 1957 and ministerial approval for sale of the school land to the Innisfail community was given ca. 1958.

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Ms. Margaret, curator at the Innisfail and District Historical Society, deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1976 on behalf of Mr. A.G. Bert Lalor. Mr. Lalor deposited a copy of the records of the Aberdeen School District No. 291 with the Innisfail and District Historical Society and was a pupil at the Aberdeen School District No. 291.

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Fonds consists of minutes dating from March 1893 to January 1899. Also includes a list of ratepayers.

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  • The material is in English.

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Access Conditions: None. Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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Other records pertaining to Aberdeen School District No. 291 can be found in accessions GR1979.0334, item 1132 and GR1984.0037, item 101.

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Information for the administrative history was taken from <em>Schools of the Parkland: N.W.T., 1886 - Alberta, 1967</em> located in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library under location number 370.0971233 AL14 PAA.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1976.0467<br><br>

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