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Donald Munro Williamson fonds
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- Williamson, Donald Munro
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0.08 m of textual records and other material.
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Name of creator
Donald Munro Williamson, born October 21, 1914, was the son of Margaret Hughina (Gretta) Munro and Dr. George Leslie (Les) Williamson, who arrived in Edmonton, Alberta in 1914. Known as Munro, he was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. Munro was also an Honourary Aide-de-Camp to the Lieutenant Governor. He finished a medical degree in 1950. He and his wife Grace (Eggleston) had three children: Louise, Hugh Munro and Roger.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of family, friends and Navy ships, maneuvers, events, people and Alberta Legislature ceremonies, financial records, original and copied birth certificates, invitations, records related to Munro's university degree and his career in the Navy, newspapers clippings, photocopied reminiscences of growing up in Edmonton by Munro Williamson, slides of hunting trips (Beaverlodge), Imperial Oil staff, an arctic trip, Jasper area, Edmonton homes, streets, the Legislative building and the river valley, and maps of the North American East Coast, the Nova Scotia South East coast, and Peace River.
Includes 175 photographs, 280 transparencies, 3 maps, and 1 postcard.
Immediate source of acquisition
Dr. Munro Williamson deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1980, 1981 and 1984.
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- Includes 175 photographs, 280 transparencies, 3 maps, and 1 postcard.
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Access Conditions: None. Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.
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No inventory/file list is available.
Related records can be found at the Provincial Archives of Alberta in the Hugh Munro fonds and the Munro, Williamson family fonds.
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Information for the biographical sketch is from the records. Some of the photographs can be located in the A. file under the numbers A.6699-6707. Some photographs from accession PR1980.261 originated with the Canadian Air Force, the Royal Canadian Navy, and the Alberta Government.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1980.261, PR1981.123, PR1984.036<br><br>
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- Williamson, Donald Munro (Subject)