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Frederick J. Marshall fonds
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- Textual record
- Graphic material - photograph
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- Marshall, Frederick J.
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3 cm of textual records. - 11 photographs. - 3 published works
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Name of creator
Frederick J. Marshall was born 27 Jun 1893 in Burrington, Somerset, England to Ruben Marshall and Jane Cunnigham. The family moved to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1909. As a teenager he ran a small boat ferry service on the North Saskatchewan River, prior to the construction of the Dawson Bridge. He was employed as a tinsmith in the Highlands Tinshop in Edmonton.
He married Henrietta Kennedy. Upon retirement in 1965, they moved to Victoria, B.C.
Henrietta Kennedy Marshall died in 3 Mar 1979 and Frederick J. Marshall died 17 May 1980.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of material created or collected by Frederick Marshall, including records on McDougall Church, Rev. Rundle’s Mission in Alberta, patient newsletters from the Royal Alexandria Hospital, some promotional material for Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan, and handwritten reminiscences by Frederick Marshall.
The photographs include several photos of Indigenous men, women and children, including Chief Full Moon, Chief Duck and Chief Hector Crawler, and a photograph of George T. Montgomery, Mayor of Fort Saskatchewan.
The fonds also includes books and periodicals: St. Paul’s United Church Edmonton (287.9 PAU 1956), Canadian Born and Other Western Verse (819 AND 1913), Mission Among the Buffalo: The Labours of the Reverends George M. and John C. McDougall in the Canadian Northwest 1860-1876 (266.71 NIX) and Moccasin Telegraph: Magazine for HBC Fur Traders (1949 December, 1951 Winter, 1952 December).
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Frederick J. Marshall in four donations made between 1963 to 1966.
The material was arranged by the archivist in chronological order.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-451 and EA-10.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.
Finding aid available online.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available in the City of Edmonton Archives Reference Room and online database.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers: A63-132, A64-132, A65-132, A66-132
This MS was formerly Margaret Wood fonds - those records have been repatriated to MS-320 McCauley Family fonds.
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