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A.E. Cross family fonds
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CA GLEN glen-750
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1836-1987, predominant 1890-1987 (Creation)
- Cross, A.E. (family)
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20 m of textual records. -- 1472 photographs. -- 77 sound recordings
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The fonds consists of extensive correspondence between A.E. Cross and Helen Cross (1899-1928); correspondence of A.E. Cross pertaining to the brewery, ranch, personal matters, and organizations in which he was active (1890-1932); correspondence of J.B. Cross regarding the brewery, ranch and personal matters (1933-1937); A7 Ranche business correspondence (1913-1943); Calgary Brewing and Malting Company business correspondence (1892-1906); Helen's correspondence and records of organization in which she was active (1880-1944); correspondence and school records of the Cross children (1912-1948); family memorabilia (1892-1949); correspondence and business records of Sandy Cross and Rothney Farm (1935-1987); and extensive photographs of the Cross family, the A7 Ranche, and Rothney Farm.
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Gift of Helen Cross, Alexander R. Cross, James B. Cross, Mary Dover, Ann Cross, the Calgary Brewing and Malting Company, Donald Cross, and David Dover, 1957-2007.
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Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.
Mary Dover's papers are held by the University of Calgary Special Collections. The records of Molson Brewery, Western Division, which contain early records of the Calgary Brewing and Malting Company, are held at Glenbow.
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Record updated by Glenbow Archives, April 17, 2015.
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