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Beatrice Dunn fonds
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- Graphic material - photograph
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CA EDM MS-29
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1851 - 1948 (Creation)
- Dunn, Beatrice Gremm
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1.5 cm of textual records. - 6 photographs
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Name of creator
Beatrice Gremm was born 15 Jul 1902 to Alice Devitt and Henry Gremm, in High River, Alberta. Her father, Henry Gremm, was from Waterloo, Ontario. Henry and Alice were married in 1899 in Waterloo, Ontario and a few years later moved to High River, Alberta to homestead.
In 1940 Beatrice Gremm married Alexander Dunn in Edmonton. She taught at Alberta College for many years and also taught English as a Second Language at the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.).
Alexander B. Dunn died 2 Jan 1973 and Beatrice Gremm Dunn died 4 Apr 1994.
They are buried in the Westlawn Memorial Gardens in Edmonton.
It is not known how Beatrice acquired the bond and land sale agreement, Waterloo, Ontario; though her father, Henry Gremm was from Waterloo, Ontario.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of materials collected by Beatrice Dunn, including cards, hand written financial contracts, insurance policy and coupons. The photographs include farming in High River, most likely her father’s farm, and the family home where Beatrice grew up. There is also a baby photo of Beatrice’s older brother Herbert (1901).
File 1: Bond – Henry Cressman, Waterloo, Canada West – Jacob Hagey and Isaac Dingy, blacksmiths, Waterloo, Canada West, 7 Apr 1851.
includes record of payments 1 Jan 1852 – 22 Sep 1853.
File 2: Land sale agreement – Henry Cressman, Waterloo, Canada West, and Conrad Ludolph, Waterloo, Canada, 28 Mar 1862.
west half, lot 147, German Company Tract, lower block, Waterloo Township.
File 3: Insurance Policy – British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited and Directors of Alberta College, 6 Oct 1932.
File 4: Christmas note cards, Nettie Burkholder – ‘Miss Gremm’ and ‘Mr. and Mrs. Dunn’, 1925-1948
pen and ink drawings by Nettie Burkholder with notes on reverse of most cards; sketches relate to Alberta College.
File 5: Advertising coupons – Blue Ribbon, Sunlight Soap, Sunny Boy, Nabob, etc. n.d.
File 6: Booklet – The Reward of Life, Robert Louis Stevenson, published by Hayes Lithographing Co., Buffalo, New York, 20pp illustrated. 1911
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Beatrice Dunn in three donations between 1981 and 1987.
The material was arranged by the archivist by date.
The photographs assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-123.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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Copyright may apply.
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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 numbers: A71-23, A81-35, A87-47
This fonds was formerly known as the Mrs. A.B. Dunn fonds; then as the Mrs. Alex B. Dunn fonds.
The records of former MS-283 Mrs. Alex B. Dunn (same person) were repatriated into this MS.
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City of Edmonton Archives
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