Fonds MS-154 - Donald S. McKay fonds

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Donald S. McKay fonds

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material - artwork

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Fonds

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CA EDM MS-154

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  • 1894, 1921 (Creation)
    Creator
    McKay, Donald S.

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Physical description

1 cm of textual records. - 1 sketch

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Name of creator

(1840-1930)

Biographical history

Donald S. McKay was born on the Isle of Isla, off the Scottish coast, on November 2, 1840. He immigrated with his family to Canada West, ca. 1846, settling at Owen Sound. Donald McKay initially went into business in Lindsay Ontario, but moved to Winnipeg in 1871 and then to Edmonton NWT in 1881. He subsequently farmed in the Belmont district and Spruce Grove AB. Donald McKay died 10 Nov 1930.

Custodial history

William A. Dandereau is the grandson of Donald S. McKay.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of:

  • draft motion of the Belmont School District no. 23 re: location of school, n.d.;
  • a draft letter of commendation to an unnamed music teacher, signed by Elizabeth Mitchell (on reverse of previous item, includes notations and date, April 4, 1894);
  • tax receipt, Municipal District of Spruce Grove no. 519 to D.S. McKay, November 19, 1921.
  • charcoal sketch of Donald S. McKay (EAA-49-1)
  • Fenian Raid Medal awarded to Donald S. McKay (Artifact Centre 1972-26-2)

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by William A. Dandereau in 1972.

Arrangement

The sketch was assigned item numbers with the prefix EA4-49.

Language of material

  • English

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There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright may apply.
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Further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession numbers: A72-32

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Final

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Physical storage

  • Box: MS Room
  • Map cabinet: Alcove