Fonds paa-8861 - Allan Merrick Jeffers fonds

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Allan Merrick Jeffers fonds

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PAA paa-8861

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  • copied 1994 (Creation)
    Jeffers, Allan Merrick

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4 photographs

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Allan Merrick Jeffers was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1875. He attended the Rhode Island School of Design before the end of the 19th Century. In 1907, Allan was appointed Alberta's Provincial Architect. In this position, he designed the Alberta Legislature building. He also designed courthouses in Fort Saskatchewan, Wetaskiwin, Cardston, and Calgary. In addition, Allan designed the University of Alberta Arts Building in 1909 and Athabasca Hall in 1911. Following the culmination of his position as Provincial Architect, in 1911, he became Architect for the City of Edmonton. As City Architect, he designed the Civic Block, and the Telephone Exchange Building. Allan married Lotta Annice Moore (1877- 1855) in 1903. They had four children: Ruth, Claire, Merrick, and Gertrude Ann. Allan died in 1926.

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In 1994, Allan Merrick Jeffers' daughter Claire Chase allowed the Provincial Archives of Alberta to copy the material.

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The fonds consists of 4 photographs of Allan Merrick Jeffers dating from 1903 -- 1910.

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  • The material is in English.

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Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from: Real Estate Weekly: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> (accessed August 29, 2007); Canadian Parliamentary Review: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> (Accessed August 29, 2007); GEDCOM: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> (Accessed August 29, 2007). The images can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A20995 through A20998.<br><br>Record No. The fonds includes the following accession: PR1994.0050<br><br>

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