Fonds MS-101 - MacAllister Family fonds

Old Timers Luncheon Held At Macdonald Hotel
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MacAllister Family fonds

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  • Textual record
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CA EDM MS-101

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  • 1891 - 1970 (Creation)
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    MacAllister Family

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13 cm of textual records. - 15 photographs

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Name of creator

(1913-1998)

Biographical history

MacAllister, Gault Alexander 1916-1984
MacAllister, Mary Stewart Moroney 1913-1998

Gault Alexander MacAllister was born in 1916 in Lachute, Quebec to Gertrude Clarke and Walt MacAllister. Gault MacAllister received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta and became a professional agrologist. In 1946 he was employed by the Alberta Department of Agriculture, where he worked in close association with the Alberta dairy industry. He became supervisor of the Dairy Plant Inspection office in the Department of Agriculture in 1963 and retired in 1976.

Mary Stewart Moroney was born in 1913 to Maude Lauder and Frederick Moroney
Her mother’s parents (James Lauder and Hannah Gray) were a pioneering family in Edmonton. Mary worked as a teacher and educator, and later volunteered at the City of Edmonton Archives.

Mary Moroney and Gault MacAllister married in Edmonton in 1941. They had two children.
Gault Alexander MacAllister died in 1984. His wife, Mary Stewart Moroney MacAllister, died in 1998. They are buried in the Westakiwin Cemetery in Wetaskiwin, Alberta.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of programmes, orders of service and booklets relating to the dairy industry, royalty, the Boer War and the First World War and women’s organizations. It also includes photographs of a land scrip certificate, members of the Lauder family, dairy groups and facilities, an Edmonton firehall and an Old Timers’ luncheon group.

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Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Gault and Mary MacAllister in seven donations between 1976 and 1982.

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The material was arranged by the archivist by subject.
The photographs were assigned items numbers with the prefix EA-295.

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  • English

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Associated materials

See also:
G.A. MacAllister fonds (PR1754) at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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Accession numbers: A76-121, A76-155, A77-9, A77-84, A79-123, A81-128, A82-12

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City of Edmonton Archives

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