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Jennie Shapka fonds
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1918- 1992 (Creation)
- Shapka, Jennie
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0.17 m of textual records
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Name of creator
Jennie P. Shapka was the daughter of Maria and Demetro Shapka. The Shapkas traveled to Alberta to Homestead from Austria before the turn of the nineteenth century. They made their first home in Bellis, Alberta. The family later moved to Andrew, Alberta to homestead at Section 28, Township 58, Range 15, West of the 4th Meridian (28-58-15-W4). The Shapkas had 12 children. Jennie spent a good deal of her life collecting genealogical information on her family in order to write, and publish My Canadian Immigrant Parents. She also composed poetry, reminiscences, and short stories.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of a manuscript for My Canadian Immigrant Parents, and miscellaneous poems and stories. The fonds also includes a family scrapbook dating from 1918 to .
Immediate source of acquisition
Jennie Shapka donated material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1990 and 1992.
In 1992, material was added to the accession 1990.0204.
Language of material
- The material is in English.
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There are no restrictions on access. Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.
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No inventory/file list available.
Further accruals are not expected.
Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the fonds. Land described according to the Alberta Township System (ATS)<br><br>Record No. The fonds includes the following accession: 1990.0204<br><br>