Collection ccg-2097 - Jean E. Roblin's Postcard Collection

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Jean E. Roblin's Postcard Collection

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CA ccg ccg-2097

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  • 1927 (Creation)
    Roblin, Jean E. Osborne, Frederick Ernest

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0.05 m of graphic material

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Mayor Frederick Ernest Osborne (Mayor: 1927-1929) was Jean E. Roblin's great uncle, the postcards were collected by Jean E. Roblin becuase they depicted some of the work/ceremonies her father was involved in.

Custodial history

The postcards were collected by Jean E. Roblin and then donated to the City of Calgary Archives in 1995.

Scope and content

The collection consists of five photo post cards showing the following: Mayor Osborne planting a tree on Arbour Day; Mayor Osborne greeting Prince George and the Prince of Wales; the Prince of Wales giving a speech with dignitaries in the background; Premier Baldwin speaking and Prince George and the Prince of Wales visible in the background; girls receiving flowers at the same ceremony as the speeches.

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Includes: 5 postcards

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  • The material is in English.

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In accordance with The City of Calgary's policy on Access to Municipal Information, records more than twenty-five years old are available for public use unless otherwise restricted. Records which are less than twenty-five years old are available for public use unless otherwise restricted by legislation. Please see the City of Calgary Archives Policies and Procedures Manual for further infomation regarding access to records.

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A descriptive finding aid is available at the City of Calgary Archives.

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The City of Calgary Archives may have reference material which may be associated to the collection. All textual records are in closed storage. To view records please contact the City of Calgary Archives.<br><br>

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