Fonds MS-1039 - Albert Whelpley fonds

Saskatchewan River As It Flows Past Edmonton, Alta., Canada Looking Towards Hudson Bay Reserve From Roof of Tegler Building - Edmonton, Alta., Canada

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Albert Whelpley fonds

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.

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Fonds

Reference code

CA EDM MS-1039

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  • 1912 (Creation)
    Creator
    Whelpley, Albert W.

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Physical description

2 photographs

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Name of creator

(1912-2005)

Biographical history

Albert Whelpley was born 31 Oct 1912 to Annie and Arthur Whelpley in Edmonton. Albert married Ruth K. Hanson in 1937 in Edmonton. Albert worked for the Canadian National Railway (C.N.R.) from age 15 until retirement at age 60. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Highland Golf Glub.
Albert Whelpley died 13 March 2005 in Edmonton.

Custodial history

It is not known how Albert Whelpley acquired the images. Given the images are the same year as Albert Whelpley's birth, it is possible they were passed down in the family.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of two panorama images of Edmonton including the river valley and the Edmonton skyline from the roof of the Tegler Building.

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Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Albert Whelpley in 1983.

Arrangement

The photographs were arranged according to the filing system of the creator and assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-506.

Language of material

  • English

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There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.

Finding aids

See Scope and content above.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available in the Reference Room and online database.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession numbers: A83-37

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Conservation note: Encapsulated

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Final

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  • Map cabinet: North B