Fonds whyte-74 - Ray Bagley fonds

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Ray Bagley fonds

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WHYTE whyte-74

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  • 1918-1969 (Creation)
    Bagley, Ray

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2 cm of textual records. -- 12 photographs : prints. -- 1 sound recording : audio tape cassette

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Raphel (Ray) Bagley, 1880-1973, was a rancher and guide in the Red Deer, Onion Lake and Coleman districts of Alberta, Canada. Bagley came to the Lacombe district of Alberta in 1892. He homesteaded and ranched while guiding with the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies and conducting private trail rides throughout the southern Rockies from Waterton Lakes National Park to Banff National Park. Bagley wrote poems on western and trail riding themes, self-publishing a volume titled "Those Other Days" in 1969.

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Fonds consists of poems in manuscript and published form, n.d., 1969; other textual material, n.d., 1926; photographs pertaining to the Bagley family, undated; and a sound recording of Bagley reading poems, ca.1970. Included are components for book "Those Other Days"; calendar from Ike and Alma Mills, 1926; letterhead from Crowsnest Ranch, Coleman, Alberta, n.d. and scrapbook, 1918-1925, pertaining to the winter sports career of Bagley's niece Syd Brewster (Graves), including Banff Winter Carnival, competitive skating and employment at the Chateau Frontenac as winter sports instructor. Recorded poems are "The Bulgy Squaw", "Sweet Annabelle" and "Muskeg Joe.

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Acquired by donation and loan for copy, 1967-1983


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  • Language is English

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Record No. M98 / S2 / V37<br><br>

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