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Alfred Henry Haines collection
General material designation
- Textual record
- Graphic material - photograph
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
Level of description
CA EDM MS-136
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1889-1903, 1970 (Creation)
- Haines, Alfred Henry
Physical description area
0.5 cm of textual records. - 4 photographs
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Alfred Henry Haines was born in 1864 to Margaret and Robert Haines in Ontario. Alfred married Isabella Catherine (‘Bella’) Buchanan 26 Feb 1890 in Middlesex County, Ontario. By 1894 the couple had moved to Edmonton where Albert worked at the Edmonton Bulletin.
Alfred and Isabella would have eight children, Pearl, Lillie, Amelia Gertrude, Lois, Alice, Alexander, Kenneth and Harry, with the first four children born in Edmonton.
The family remained in Edmonton from 1894 to 1903. He worked at the Edmonton Bulletin during that time. He then moved to Port Huron, Michigan and finally settled in Sarnia, Ontario, where Albert continued to work as a printer.
Alfred Henry Haines died 30 Jan 1953 in Sarnia. Isabella Buchanan Haines died 27 Jun 1959 in Sarnia. They are buried at the Lakeview Cemetery in Sarnia, Ontario.
Mrs. Gilbert S. Johnston is the daughter of Alfred Henry Haines.
Scope and content
The collection consists of a copy of the Edmonton Bulletin, No. 1, November 2, 1889 and 1970 newspaper clipping from the Sarnia Observer noting the Edmonton Bulletin, first issued December 6, 1880, as the first newspaper in Alberta.
The photographs include images of Indigenous peoples and one image of the Daily (Edmonton) Bulletin building.
Immediate source of acquisition
This collection was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Mrs. Gilbert S. Johnston in 1971.
The material was arranged according to the filing system of the creator.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-130.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
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Restrictions on access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.
See Scope and content above.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available in the Reference Room.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession number: A71-41
Formerly known as the Mrs. Gilbert S. Johnson collection.
Newspaper is fragile.
Standard number area
Place access points
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Description record identifier
City of Edmonton Archives
Rules or conventions
Rules for Archival Description (RAD)
Archives Society of Alberta Subject Terms