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Harry Maxted fonds
General material designation
- Graphic material - photograph
- Cartographic material
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CA EDM MS-786
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
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1905, 1968 (Creation)
- Maxted, Harry
Physical description area
2 photographs. - 1 map
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Name of creator
Harry Amos Maxted was born 18 May 1911 to Catherine Maher and Henry Thomas Maxted in Toronto, Ontario.
In the late 1950s Superintendent Harry A. Maxted was the Commanding Officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Training Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan. He researched and wrote the manuscript 'Royal Canadian Mounted Police – Manual of Horsemanship'. At the time of donation, Harry Maxted was the Assistant Commissioner of the R.C.M.P. in Edmonton.
Harry Maxted died in 1996.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of two photographs of Fort Walsh, a former fort of the North West Mounted Police (N.W.M.P.) located in Saskatchewan near the Canada/U.S. border.
The first photograph is of the original fort in 1878. The second photograph is approximately the same view in the 1940s showing the reconstructed fort, with horses roaming in front.
The fonds also includes a 1905 Driscoll’s Map of Edmonton, 2nd Edition (EAM-48).
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Harry Maxted in 1968.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-46.
The map was assigned item number EAM-48.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.
See Scope and content above.
Photographs have been described at the item level; some are available on the online database, with the remainder available in the Reference Room.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers: A68-115
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City of Edmonton Archives
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