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Edward Bell fonds
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- Textual record
- Graphic material - photograph
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1912, 1963 (Creation)
- Bell, Edward
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0.5 cm of textual records. – 1 photograph
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Name of creator
Edward Bell arrived in Edmonton from Ontario in September 1912. He began work as a teacher in Strathcona at the Bennett School and by the spring of 1913, Ed Bell was the principal of the school. Mr. Bell resigned in February 1914 and moved to the Griffin Creek District, north of Peace River. By 1963, Edward Bell was in Victoria, B.C. It is not known what happened to Edward Bell after moving to Victoria.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of Edward Bell’s account of becoming a teacher and then principal of Bennett School, including teaching in the school’s temporary accommodations on the second floor of a house in 1912 while awaiting construction of the school building. The Bennett School moved into their new building on Gallagher flats in the spring of 1913.
The photograph is of the temporary classroom that was used before the Bennett School building was opened.
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Edward Bell in 1963.
The photograph was assigned the prefix EA-281.
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See Scope and content above.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers: A63-92
This MS was formerly Mrs. Marie Samuel fonds - those records have been deaccessioned.
The records currently in this MS, were formerly in the clipping file - Bennett School.
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