Fonds glen-689 - James Colpitts fonds

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James Colpitts fonds

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GLEN glen-689

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  • [ca. 1922-1926] (Creation)
    Colpitts, James

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11 photographs

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James Colpitts, 1881-1941, and his brothers, Sam and Fred, were born near Moncton, New Brunswick. They purchased R.C. Upper's percheron ranch near Calgary, Alberta in 1920 and in 1921 established a fox ranch with their cousin, Bill. During the 1930s James also established a dairy, named Model Dairies. The dairy was sold to Palm Dairies in 1965. James and his wife had one son Stewart S. Colpitts, 1920-2002.

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The fonds consists of photographs of Percheron horses on the Colpitts ranch.

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Gift of Stewart Colpitts, 1965.


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Record No. PA 755;PB 221<br><br>

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