Fonds glen-3238 - Dr. B.J. Charles fonds

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Dr. B.J. Charles fonds

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CA GLEN glen-3238

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  • [ca. 1930s-1960s] (Creation)
    Charles, B.J.

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11 film reels (ca. 2000') : 8mm. -- 0.5 cm of textual records.

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The fonds consists of film reels showing footage of early Calgary pioneers and Dr. Charles' daughter Mary Lou and other family and friends. Calgary pioneers include: Andrew Davison; Cappy Smart; Colonel Dingle; Archdeacon Tims; Senator Riley; Clem Gardner; Dr. J.N. Gunn; Dr. George Kerby; Robert Ware; P. Turner-Bone; E.V. Johnson; Colonel James Walker; Senator Pat Burns; A.P. Patrick; A.W. Dingman; Colonel Sanders; Harold Riley, Sr. G.C. King; Lady Lougheed; Peach Davis; and others. Also includes file containing further biographical material on Dr. Charles, his wife, Margaret Pearl Charles, and daughter Mary Lou Charles; clippings relating to film footage; and listing of film contents.

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Gift of Mary Lou Charles, 1994.


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  • The material is in English.

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Record No. F-168;M-8949<br><br>

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