Collection MS-136 - Alfred Henry Haines collection

Eskimo Woman Edmonton Bulletin Building The Noble Red-Man Coming In From The North

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Alfred Henry Haines collection

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material - photograph

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Collection

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CA EDM MS-136

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  • 1889-1903, 1970 (Creation)
    Creator
    Haines, Alfred Henry

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Physical description

0.5 cm of textual records. - 4 photographs

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Name of creator

(1863-1953)

Biographical history

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.

Custodial history

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.

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

This collection was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Mrs. Gilbert S. Johnston in 1971.

Arrangement

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

  • English

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There are no restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

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.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession number: A71-41

Conservation

Newspaper is fragile.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Final

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Physical storage

  • Box: MS Room
  • Box: Library