Fonds MS-784 - Albert Marshall fonds

Martinson Sisters

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Albert Marshall fonds

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  • Graphic material - photograph

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on name of creator.

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1 photograph

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Biographical history

Albert Marshall was born in Edmonton, on 8 May 1913, to Hiram Marshall and Edla Martinson. Shortly after his father enlisted in the Canadian Forces in 1915, his mother died. After his father was discharged from the Canadian Forces in 1916 and moved to the U.S. the following year, Albert Marshall was put into the care of his grandmother Lucinda Dowling Marshall until her death in 1919. It is not known who cared for Albert at this point.
In 1938, Albert Marshall married Muriel L. Toop in Edmonton. Albert worked as a carpenter. Muriel Topp Marshall died in 1954. At some point, Albert Marshall married Mildred E. Witzen and in the late 1960’s they moved to Victoria, B.C.
Albert Marshall died in Victoria, B.C. on 13 Oct 1986 and is buried at the Edmonton Cemetery.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds consists of a photograph of Albert Marshall’s mother, Edla Martinson and her sisters, Eina, Emma and Ida.

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Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Albert Marshall in 1968.


The photograph was assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-42.

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  • English

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There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright may apply.
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No further accruals are expected.

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Accession numbers: A68-93

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Physical storage

  • Folder: North Basement : Hanging Storage