Fonds paa-7607 - Alex Calliou fonds

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Alex Calliou fonds

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PAA paa-7607

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0.05 m of textual records

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Alexander Montrose Calliou (also known as Callihoo) was born to Adolphus Callihoo (1885-1967) and Christine Breland on July 29, 1925. He had six siblings, William, Clara, David, Napoleon, Irene and Elsie. He married Beatrice Gladys and together they had three children, Sharilyn, Alexis and Frederick. Beginning in 1963, Alexander Calliou worked as a caretaker for the Province of Alberta Department of Public Works, and in 1976 he was transferred to the Provincial Museum of Alberta where he worked as a museum aide until his retirement in 1986. He was also a member of the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite and Paper Mill Workers, Local 433 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Fonds consists of the personal records of Alex Calliou and includes records pertaining to his employment with the Provincial Government of Alberta, his financial investments, and to the settlement of his father's estate, and includes, newspaper clippings, membership forms, programmes, pension records, mortgage records, agreements, wills, correspondence, mechanically produced postcards, and a family tree. Fonds also contains correspondence to Alex Calliou from Phyllis Dewey.

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Mr. Alex Calliou deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in two separate accessions, one each in 1976 and 1986.


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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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Information for the biographical sketch was taken from the records.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1976.0168, PR1986.0571<br><br>

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