Fonds MS-890 - Jack Weir fonds

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Jack Weir fonds

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  • Graphic material

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  • 2024-04-03 (Creation)
    Weir, Jack
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4 photographs

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Jack K. Weir was born in Alberta on May 17, 1910 to Hester Weir. Jack was married to his wife Vera Weir (née Abram) and together they had a daughter Irene and a son Ralph. Jack Weir was a long time resident of Edmonton.
Jack died on April 9, 2007 in Edmonton.

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The fonds consists of photographs of early Edmonton including the Chamberlain-Campbell oil well.

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The fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Jack Weir via the Artifact Centre in 1974.


Photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-220.

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Accession number : A74-117

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City of Edmonton Archives

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