Collection MS-1181 - Frank R. Crevier Collection

Raymond Hotel Old McDougall Church 97th Avenue Looking East Low Level Bridge Walterdale Bridge Legislative Building Man by Trolley Car Overlooking the Low Level Bridge

Title and statement of responsibility area

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Frank R. Crevier Collection

General material designation

  • Graphic material - photograph

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of collection.

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CA EDM MS-1181

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Statement of scale (cartographic)

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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

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  • [194-] (Creation)
    Creator
    Crevier, Frank R.

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Physical description

8 photographs

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Name of creator

(1910-1987)

Biographical history

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.

Custodial history

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.

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Immediate source of acquisition

This collection was purchased by the City of Edmonton Archives off eBay in 2010.

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There are no restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.

Finding aids

See ‘Scope and Content’ above.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available on the online database.

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General note

Accession number: A2010-40

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Physical storage

  • Box: North B