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A.W. McVittie collection

  • GLEN glen-3939
  • Collection
  • 1883-1920

The collection consists of brief biographies of Barrie, Ontario architects and surveyors, written by Steve Otto (1980), which includes information about McVittie and firms for which he worked, and photographs of McVittie and his log house.

McVittie, Archibald Westmacott

Ted Hills fonds

  • GLEN glen-1193
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1885

The fonds consists of 48 letters written to his family in England, which record Hills' impressions and experiences as he moved west through Canada. Records related to the following subjects are also in this fonds. See inventory for details: J...

Hills, Ted

Trussler family fonds

  • GLEN glen-3256
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1927

The fonds consists of letters written to relatives in Ontario about their homesteading experiences; account of harvest excursion to Alberta (1925); biographical information on Fred Taylor; and letter from J. E. Brown to the Trussler family describ...

Trussler (family)

Fred and Winifred Harvey fonds

  • GLEN glen-1134
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1961, predominant 1900-1920s

The fonds consists of photographs of Patterson and Harvey families (1900-1921, 1961), surveying in northern Alberta and High River (1909-1910), and army personnel (1914-1919).

Harvey (family)

Gavin N. Houston fonds

  • GLEN glen-1230
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1958-1960 (originally created 1913-1916)

The fonds consists of photographs of the land reclassification survey of the Western Irrigation District.

Houston, Gavin N.

Cameron family fonds

  • GLEN glen-3602
  • Fonds
  • 1829-1848, 1878-1935

The fonds consists primarily of letters from the sons to their mother Isabella in Acton, England until her death in 1913, and then to their sister Isabel. Includes some naval records of James Cameron (1878-1893); South African War (Boer War) lette...

Cameron (family)

Allan McDonald fonds

  • GLEN glen-1594
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1882

The fonds consists of Allan's correspondence regarding Indian Affairs, and Qu'Appelle land syndicate documents.

McDonald, Allan

Cathedral Church of the Redeemer fonds

  • GLEN glen-615
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1976

The fonds consists of photocopies of register of baptisms, marriages and deaths (1883-1926); a lantern slide show (ca.1914) about the work of Anglican missions during the settlement of the Canadian West (ca. 1914), used to raise money in England; ...

Cathedral Church of the Redeemer

The Bashford collection

  • GLEN glen-3881
  • Collection
  • 1890-1928

The collecton consists of Russian death certificates of Joseph and Anna Vlalaitis (1891); Canadian immigration card (1914); miscellaneouss land titles certificates for properties in Pine Creek, Frank, Stavely, Wetaskiwin, Bawlf and High River in A...

Bashford, Christopher

John Nilson fonds

  • GLEN glen-3443
  • Fonds
  • 1935-2007

The fonds consists of two postcards written to John Nilson from his sister in Norway (with translation); his Soldier’s Service Paybook; a portrait assumed to be of him; inventory of his personal effects at the time of his death; and a letter from ...

Nilson, John

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