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Sydney Earnest Palmer fonds
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- Palmer, Sydney Earnest
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0.10 m of textual records. - 4 postcards
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Name of creator
Sydney Earnest Palmer left England and moved to Canada in 1909. He settled for a while in Manitoba before serving in France during the Second World War. He served with the Royal Canadian Dragoons and achieved the rank of Lance Corporal. Upon his return to Canada he moved to Strathcona, Alberta around 1920 and established a dairy farm. He married his wife Joanna in 1924.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of records relating to Palmer's military and farming activities including diaries, correspondence, postcards, receipts and certificates.
Some records are fragile.
Immediate source of acquisition
Joanna Palmer, the wife of Sydney Palmer, deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1969.
Language of material
- The language used in the records is predominantly English, but there are some postcards written in French.
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Access Conditions: None. Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.
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Further accruals are not expected
Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1969.202<br><br>
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- Palmer, Sydney Earnest (Subject)