Fonds med-449 - Allan and Beth Sheldon fonds

Frank Botterill and friend, dressed in striped short outfits, on a bicycle for two

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Allan and Beth Sheldon fonds

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CA MED med-449

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  • 1899 - [ca. 1952] (Creation)
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    Sheldon, Allan

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3.5 cm of textual records

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Allan Sheldon was a professor at the Medicine Hat College, appointed in 1975. He was a professor in the Social Science and Humanities department. Allan has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan and a B.Ed. and M.A. in English from the University of Manitoba. After his graduation he taught English in Manitoba for six years, serving as high school English department head. He also spent five years teaching in Malaysia. Allan and his wife, Beth, still reside in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Beth was also an employee at the Medicine Hat College.

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The fonds consists of: a National Defence publications titled: “A Selection of Badge Designs of the Canadian Forces” ([ca. 1940]); a collection of sheet music as follows - "The Lads in Navy Blue" (1899), " The Call of the Motherland (1914), "Khaki" (1915), "Come Back My Soldier Darling" (1915), "Out There" (1918), "Take In The Sun-Hang Out the Moon" (1926), Gene Autry's Sensational Collection (1934), Cowboy Songs (1937), Wilf Carter Songs (1937), "Till the Lights of London Shine Again" (1939), "Lilli Marlene" (1941), Queen Mary Royal Pictorial Souvenir ([ca. 1952]), Queen Elizabeth II Coronation souvenir booklet for Canadians ([ca. 195?]), Victoria Day Celebration programme for Victoria, BC (1928), Hudson's Bay envelope with King George V stamp, stamp collector's guide (1950), subscription notice for The Times Morning Herald or the Moose Jaw Evening Times (undated), war stamps Christmas card, ad for Cutter's blackleg cure for cattle (undated), booklet titled "Up-to-date French Card Tricks (1911); Red Cross Knitting Instructions for War Work - No. 1 For The Services (Nov. 1940); Handbook of Tatting published by the Needlecraft Publishing Company (undated).

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Gift of Allan and Beth Sheldon, August 1999, May 25, 2000, Summer 2000.

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Record No. M2000.8.1;M2000.16.1-.20;M2001.5.1-.2<br><br>

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