Fonds paa-7328 - A. S. Thomson fonds

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A. S. Thomson fonds

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PAA paa-7328

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  • Copied 1973 (Creation)
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    Thomson, A. S.

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20 negatives

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Biographical history

A.S. Thomson was employed as a surveyor under A. O. Wheeler, a Commissioner for British Columbia on the Inter-provincial Boundary Commission that was organized by the federal government of Canada to determine the boundary between Alberta and British Columbia.

Custodial history

Mrs. Esther Fraser deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1973 on behalf of Mr. A.S. Thompson. Mrs. Fraser's relationship with Mr. A. S. Thomson is unknown.

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Fonds consists of copies of photographs taken by A. S. Thomson while working as a surveyor on the Inter-provincial Boundary Commission dating circa (ca.) 1913-1921 and includes rafts, packhorses, mountains, ice fields, surveyors and surveying camps and equipment.

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  • The material is in English.

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Access Conditions: None. Use Conditions: Permission for use required.

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Information for the biographical sketch was taken from the records. Some photographs from this fonds can be found in A File under location numbers A.2251 and A.10,723-A.10,728.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1973.0534<br><br>

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