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Elmer M. Scott collection
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- Scott, Elmer M.
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15 negatives. -- 0.02 m of textual records. -- 1 photograph
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Elmer Murray Scott was born in 1907 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. He was the son of William Elmer and Maud A. (Murray) Scott. Elmer served in the Royal Canadian Army during the Second World War, achieving the rank of Major with the Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps. He worked for many years as district administrator for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Elmer and wife Lucie had a son Roger and daughter Gwen. He was a member of the St. Albert Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Elmer died April 2, 2001.
The records were transferred from the Provincial Museum of Alberta to the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1967. The Museum had received the records as well as artifacts from E.M. Scott earlier that year.
Scope and content
The collection consists of a copy of a liquor license made out to Leslie Larson from 1912, the January 20, 1936 issue of the Edmonton Journal announcing King George V's death, a membership list for the (1914) Red Chevron Club Edmonton, a typed copy of Army Order 4 -- 1918, presented to the Red Chevron Club in 1938, program from Trooping the Colour in Ottawa in 1939, Pay and Allowance Regulation for the Permanent and Non-Permanent Active Militia (1937) and a photograph taken at the first exhibit of commercial livestock at the Edmonton Exhibition in 1921 (McDermid Studio print). The fonds also includes 15 glass plate negatives, of which 14 are cartoons from the First World War by Bruce Bairnsfather and one is a portrait of Bruce Bairnsfather.
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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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An inventory is available.
For other records about the Edmonton Red Chevron Club, see the Edmonton Red Chevron Club fonds. Artifacts held by the Royal Alberta Museum are traceable by accession number H67.29.
Further accruals are not expected.
Information for the biographical sketch is taken from Elmer M. Scott's Edmonton Journal obituary, Maud Sutherland's Medicine Hat News obituary and from the records.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1967.0022<br><br>
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- Scott, Elmer M. (Subject)