Fonds red-3021 - Patrick Snider fonds

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Patrick Snider fonds

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RED red-3021

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  • 1915-1943 (Creation)
    Snider, Patrick

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ca. 115 photographs : b&w

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Patrick Snider, 1908-1980, was one of eight children of Edwin Soloman Snider and Minnie Louise Ferriss. He was born and educated in the Innisfail area of Alberta. In 1903, his family had moved from Oregon to the Hill Side district near Red Deer, Alberta in order to homestead. In 1912, the family moved again to the Clarendon district east of Innisfail. He married Clara Hokanson, and they had three children. Patrick farmed until he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1943. He is buried in the Innisfail Cemetery.

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Inherited by Orville Snider, the brother of Patrick Snider, 1980

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The fonds consists of a photograph album compiled by Patrick Snider with images of family and friends in the Clarendon district of central Alberta and at the Calgary Zoo.

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Gift of Orville Snider of Red Deer, 1980


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  • The material is in English

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There are no restrictions on access; no copyright restrictions

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No further additions to the fonds are expected

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Record No. MG 513<br><br>

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