Fonds med-601 - Albert Phillips family fonds

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Albert Phillips family fonds

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CA MED med-601

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  • 1900-1912 (Creation)
    Phillips, Albert

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9 photographs

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Albert P. Phillips also known as "Tiny" was born in Oil City, Pennsylvania in the late 1800's. He was a well-known oil man in Alberta since 1907 drilling the first gas wells in Alberta at Dunmore, Bow Island, Viking, Turner Valley and Marten Hills. Albert married Zula M. Hagerman on May 1, 1902. They had 2 children: Fred W. and Kathrine (Mrs. Wells Morton). Zula was born in Findlay, Ohio around 1879 and came to Dunmore with her husband in 1906. The family later lived in Medicine Hat before moving to Calgary in 1928. Mr. A.P. Phillips was an original member of the Elks Club in Findlay, Ohio and was an honorary member of the B.P.O.E. Calgary No. 4. Mrs. Zula Phillips died in 1964 at age 85. Mr. A.P. Phillips passed away at age 92 (ca. 1967).

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The fonds consists of images of the A.P. Phillips family and friends on hunting trips, and oil drilling crews and equipment in the States and in Canada at the turn of the 20th century.

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Copies from Fred Phillips, September 1988.


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  • The material is in English.

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Record No. PC 0587.0001-009<br><br>

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