Fonds ATH - Rose Laura Barrett fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Rose Laura Barrett fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description



Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


Physical description area

Physical description

1 tape cassette
1 book

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1915 - 1991)

Biographical history

Rose Laura Barrett (Koerner) was the eighth of thirteen children born to William Edward Koerner and Wilhelmina Carolina Becker. She attended school at the Parkhurst School, northeast of Athabasca, AB. In 1932, she married Albert Barrett. They farmed and raised their five children in the Athabasca area. Rosie wrote her autobiography which was completed i 1981 and she was interviewed by Frank Falconer in 1983. They discussed the Parkhurst District, Chautauquas, teachers, Hugo Carlson, Dr. George Meyer, Dr. Edwin Wright, Alfred Barrett, the Anglican Church, wild game, homesteaders, cutting ice and fairs.

Custodial history

Scope and content

Fonds consists of an autobiography and audio cassette tape interview about her life.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Sarah Barrett


Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access


Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


General note

85.301 (audio cassette #24) and 85.114, FFC

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Ath 85.301

Institution identifier


Rules or conventions


Level of detail


Language of description

  • English

Script of description


Athabasca Archives obituary files

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres