Fonds glen-2107 - Jack Simpson fonds

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Jack Simpson fonds

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GLEN glen-2107

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  • 1925-1955 (Creation)
    Simpson, Jack

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[ca. 100 photographs]

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Jack L. Simpson, 1920-1984, was president of Cana Construction Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta from 1949 to 1984. He and his family lived in Calgary until 1954 when they purchased a ranch in Grand Valley west of Cochrane. Jack and his wife, Mary Bass Simpson, 1921-2011, had two children, John D., 1947- , and Barbara, 1949- . For further information see By Own Forces : The Biography of Jack Simpson, 1920-1984 / Tyler Trafford. -- Calgary : Mary Simpson, 1999.

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The fonds consists of photographs of the Simpson family in Edmonton, Alberta; Smithers, British Columbia; Edson, Alberta and Gillam, Manitoba.

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Gift of Mary Simpson, 1989.


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  • The material is in English.

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Record No. PD 267;NA 5333<br><br>

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