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Soper family fonds
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CA ATH ath-2004
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- Soper (family)
Physical description area
3.5 cm of textual records. - 15 photographs
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of 120 pages written by Frank's daughter, Florence (Soper) Roberts, 1914- about the Soper family. This was later reworked and published in Western People, a supplement to the Western Producer, in 9 installments from Jan. to Mar. 1984. Three of the photographs from Frank's studio are views of Athabasca in . Two are mounted and hand tinted. Nine other photographs are in postcard format of buildings around Athabasca  including : cemetery in 1911, Grand Union Hotel, Dominion Day, Athabasca River fire patrol boat, Hudson's Bay store, Revillon Freres Store, Cote and Smith surveyors, the telegraph building, St. Matthews Anglican church, and Massey Harris Farm Implements building. There is a portrait of Charles, Marion and son, Ernest c.1910.
The Feb., 1984 installment of the Western People is missing.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Florence (Soper) Roberts in 1985; June (Roberts) Vollweiter in 1998; Gail (Soper) Cunningham in 1999, Eileen (Soper) Boswell in 2007.
Language of material
- The material is in English.
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Record No. 85.93, 85.321 (photos# 212-223), 98.09 (photos# 14179-14181), 99.15;07.28 (photo# 17152)<br><br>
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- Soper (family) (Subject)