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Bennett family fonds
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[ca. 1914-2000] (Creation)
- Bennett (family)
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1 m of textual records. -- ca. 100 photographs
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Name of creator
Michael John Bennett, 1881-1982, was born in Witney, England and served in both the South African War and the First World War. Bennett and his wife Alice Edwards, ?-1950, came to Canada in 1910 and lived in Medicine Hat and Lethbridge, Alberta. Bennett worked as a streetcar driver, carpenter and hotel operator. They had six children, Harry H., Arthur, Edna (Watmough), Doris (Crawford), Sidney, and Agnes (Bolen). Harry Hugh Bennett, 1914- , was an employee of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) between about 1949 and 1980. He served in the Second World War. Harry's son, Trevor Bennett, was born in Lethbridge, and studied music with Bruce Gore Barrow. He developed polio as a child and spent many months in the Alberta Children's Hospital. He taught piano, organ, history, harmony and analysis for many years in Lethbridge and Calgary. He was an active adjudicator for musical competitions and was a member of the Registered Music Teachers of Alberta and the Calgary Society of Organists.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of military service of Michael and Hugh Bennett; and musical papers of Trevor Bennett.
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Trevor Bennett, 2002-2005.
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- The material is in English.
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No finding aid.
Record No. M 8875<br><br>
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- Bennett (family) (Subject)