Fonds MS-1171 - Eric R. Crouch fonds

Edmonton Skyline over Riverdale Riverdale Golf Course Sign Riverdale Golf Course Green The High Level and Low Level Bridges Parking Lot AGT Building and Alberta Legislature Building Two downtown towers under construction Edmonton Power Station The Federal Building The Terrace Building and the Legislature Building
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Eric R. Crouch fonds

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  • Graphic material - photograph

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CA EDM MS-1171

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  • [ca. 1957] (Creation)
    Crouch, Eric Ramsey

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30 photographs

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Biographical history

Eric Ramsey Crouch was born 25 Nov 1901 to William and Susan Crouch in Horncliffe, Kent, England. He came to Canada with his brother Ralph in 1916. He settled first in Lethbridge, where by 1921 he was living in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) barracks training as a Constable. In 1925 Eric Crouch married Isabell H. Lawson in Lethbridge.
Eric and Isabell moved to Edmonton where Eric served many years with the R.C.M.P. A favourite hobby of Eric’s was photography. Eric retired from the R.C.M.P. in 1966 after 34 years in the force. Eric and Isabell retired to Vancouver, B.C.
Eric Ramsey Crouch died 1 Nov 1970 in Vancouver and is buried at the Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Custodial history

Marian Crouch is the daughter-in-law of Eric R. Crouch.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs of Edmonton taken by Eric R. Crouch. They include skylines, buildings, bridges, the Legislative Grounds and various cityscapes taken from the roofs of downtown buildings.

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This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Marian Crouch in 2009.


The photographs were arranged according to the filing system of the creator and assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-772.

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  • English

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Copyright may apply.
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Accession numbers: A2009-32

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City of Edmonton Archives

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  • Box: Library