Fonds edm-146 - MS-80 William Thomas Carlyle fonds

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MS-80 William Thomas Carlyle fonds

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CA EDM edm-146

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  • 1904-1977, predominant 1971-1977 (Creation)
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    William Thomas Carlyle

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6 cm of textual records. --- 313 photographs.

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Dr. William Thomas Carlyle was born in Ontario and moved to Edmonton in 1913. He attended the University of Alberta and the University of Toronto, where he obtained a doctorate in veterinary science. He was employed as a veterinarian by the British Columbia Department of Agriculture, Williams Lake BC, the Dominion Livestock Board, Calgary AB, and Al Oemings' Game Farm, Edmonton AB. He was a director of the Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), and its Northern Alberta branch. Dr. Carlyle's other interests were natural history and the history of Alberta. He was active in the Alberta Natural History Society, Edmonton Natural History Club, Historical Society of Alberta, Edmonton Camera Club, and Gateway Camera Club. He married Helen Clare ?, and they had one son. Dr. Carlyle died on February 11, 1992.

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This fonds consists of records and photographs of William Thomas Carlyle. The records include correspondence, financial statements, and reports relating to his participation as a director of the Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and its Northern Alberta branch, and a tribute to Hugh Alton MacGregor, written for the Edmonton Natural History Club and the Federation of Alberta Naturalists. Photographs consist of urban and rural scenes in and around Edmonton, including photographs taken under the New Horizons Project

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This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by William Thomas Carlyle between 1975 and 1983.

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File list available online via https://archivesphotos.edmonton.ca/

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Record No. MS-80;EA-227; EA-264 <br><br>

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