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Ryan, Harrison family fonds

  • GLEN glen-2563
  • Fonds
  • 1846-1981

The fonds consists of a letter from Thomas Ryan from the battle front of the First Sikh War in India; genealogical charts of the Ryan and Harrison families; notes on the families' histories; military, birth and marriage certificates of Basil and Hylda; portraits of family members; and newsclippings.

Ryan, Harrison (family)

Sam Steele fonds

  • GLEN glen-2187
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1965-1967 and 1978 (originally created 1873-1918, 1966)

The fonds consists of miscellaneous correspondence about NWMP duties (1887-1896), Dawson City (1899) and Shorncliffe (1917); photographs of Sam Steele and Strathcona's Horse (1873-1918); and Harwood Steele's letter about his father's death mask (1966).

Steele, Sam

Sammy Tomlinson fonds

  • GLEN glen-3068
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1973

The fonds consists of papers documenting Tomlinson's military career, including his paybook, will, service record, and discharge papers from the First World War; letters of recommendation, identity card, and will from the Second World War; the "R.F.C. Veterans' Prayer" which he composed; and an obituary.

Tomlinson, Sammy

Samuel Wark fonds

  • GLEN glen-3777
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1865-1870]

The fonds consists of photos of Wark, James Montgomery and the Wark family.

Wark, Samuel

Sanders family fonds

  • GLEN glen-2044
  • Fonds
  • 1849-1954

The fonds consists of Gilbert Sanders' diaries (1885-1889, 1892, 1894-1898, 1911, 1918-1919, 1926-1931, 1943-1947, 1949-1950), correspondence (1863-1954), certificates, appointments, reports, financial papers, newsclippings and scrapbooks; Caroline Sanders' diary (1927), notebooks, appointment books, and passport; some correspondence and certificates of Edward and Annie Sanders; and miscellaneous diaries and reminiscences of men G.E. Sanders knew in the NWMP, South African War and First World War (Col. G.A. French, Robert Patterson, Sergeant C.H. Connor, and Sergeant Brindle). RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Boy Scouts, British German League, Calgary Golf and Country Club, Canadian Corps of Commissionaires, Distinguished Service Order, Ernest Cashel, Kiwanis Club, Masonic Lodge, Order of St. Michael and St. George, Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association, Unemployment Relief Commission, and Veterans' Assistance Commission.

Sanders (family)

Seaborn family fonds

  • GLEN glen-2074
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1981, predominant 1899-1942

The fonds consists of photographs of Kent and Seaborn families, and Moose Jaw events, streets and military parades (1899-1925, 1940s); Hester and Walter's letters from Frederick Haultain (1928-1942) and miscellaneous correspondence (1940). Includes photocopy and transcript of George William Kent's diary of his trip to England in 1855-1856, and miscellany including panoramic photographs of Calgary (1977-1981), views of Calgary mayors and police chiefs, and relocation of Engine 5924 in Calgary.

Seaborn, Hester

Sergeant E. Snyder fonds

  • GLEN glen-2136
  • Fonds
  • 1940

The fonds consists of circuit print entitled, "4th Divisional Petrol Company & Divisional Details RCASC - CASF", taken by photographer W.J. Oliver.

Snyder, E.

Skirten family fonds

  • GLEN glen-3252
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1942

The fonds consists of a military certificate of William Skirten, log books and photographs of Arthur during training.

Skirten (family)

Somers family fonds

  • GLEN glen-2139
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1984, predominant 1942-1964

The fonds consists of Stuart's letters to Billy (1942, 1944), his essay on the effects of war on a soldier (1946), statement of his war service (1984), and photograph of the 8th Company, Canadian Dental Corps; and photocopied scrapbook about Billy's musical career (1958-1964), U of A frosh handbook (1955) and student newspapers (1957, 1959).

Somers, Stuart

South African Veterans Association. Calgary and District Branch fonds

  • GLEN glen-2147
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1962, predominant 1899-1903, 1934-1962

The fonds consists of bylaws, minutes, correspondence, financial records and membership rolls (1943-1962). Includes Rev. G. MacGregor's sermon on the treatment of Jews (nd); and some personal papers of Duncan Stuart (1899-1903).

South African Veterans Association. Calgary and District Branch

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