Title and statement of responsibility area
Frank R. Crevier Collection
General material designation
- Graphic material - photograph
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of collection.
Level of description
CA EDM MS-1181
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Crevier, Frank R.
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Francis Crevier was born 29 May 1910 in Michigan, U.S.A. Frank worked as a civilian for the US Army Corps of Engineers for many years and travelled extensively. However, his main interest was lake shipping. He was a longtime member of various marine historical groups and became a well-known artist, producing numerous detailed line drawings of various lake vessels. In the mid 1940’s he embarked on a ‘lifetime journey’, which included a stop in Edmonton, Alberta.
Frank married Frances M. Dash, possibly known as Dixie, 2 Oct 1938 in Michigan.
Frank Crevier died in 26 Feb 1987 in Michigan.
It is not known how the eBay seller acquired the images.
Scope and content
The collection consists of images taken by Frank Crevier as he passed through Edmonton on his ‘lifetime journey’. The photographs include buildings, street and river valley scenes including bridges.
Immediate source of acquisition
This collection was purchased by the City of Edmonton Archives off eBay in 2010.
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Restrictions on access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.
See ‘Scope and Content’ above.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available on the online database.
Accession number: A2010-40
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Description record identifier
City of Edmonton Archives
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Rules for Archival Description (RAD)
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