Fonds MS-107 - Hazel Rutherford McCuaig fonds

McLeod Building Hazel Rutherford McCuaig Canadian Expeditionary Force
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Hazel Rutherford McCuaig fonds

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material - photograph
  • Cartographic material
  • Graphic material - artwork

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Fonds

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CA EDM MS-107

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  • 1899 - 1976 (Creation)
    Creator
    McCuaig, Hazel Rutherford

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Physical description

30 cm of textual records and other material

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Name of creator

(1893-1992)

Biographical history

Hazel Rutherford was born in 1893 to Alexander Cameron Rutherford and Mattie Birkett in Kemptville, Ontario. The family moved to Edmonton in 1895. Her father was the first premiere of Alberta.
She married Stanley Harwood McCuaig in 1919. Stanley McCuaig articled with Rutherford's law firm. They had four children: Eric Alexander, Ruth Elizabeth, Helen Rutherford and Harwood Stanley.

Hazel McCuaig worked for the preservation of Edmonton's heritage, retaining strong ties with the University of Alberta, and serving on a variety of civic committees.
Hazel Rutherford McCuaig died in 1992 and is buried at the Mount Pleasant Municipal Cemetery in Edmonton.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Hazel McCuaig. It includes correspondence, a scrapbook collection containing news clippings on members of the Northern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association and other prominent people and places in Alberta's history, brochures and programs relating to historical groups and cultural events in Edmonton and Strathcona. The photographs include the Rutherford home, Edmonton and district buildings, events, family members and friends as well as a military panorama (EA-82, EA-10-353, EA-10-2251). There are also maps and books on Edmonton and one watercolour drawing of McKay Avenue School (EAA-92-1).

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Hazel Rutherford McCuaig in 10 donations made between 1964 and 1983.

Arrangement

The material was arranged by the archivist by type of record.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-82 and EA-10.

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  • English

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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.

Finding aids

Finding aid available online.
Photographs have been described at the item level; some are available on the online database, with the remainder available in the Reference Room.

Associated materials

See also:
Hazel McCuaig fonds (332) at the University of Alberta Archives,
Hazel McCuaig collection (PR2147) at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession numbers: A64-5, A65-5, A74-74, A75-37, A75-95, A75-104, A80-97, A81-99, A81-115, A83-1

Physical description

Includes 48 photographs, 6 published works, 2 maps and 1 drawing.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Final

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Physical storage

  • Box: MS Room
  • Map cabinet: MS Room
  • Box: Library
  • Map cabinet: Alcove
  • Map cabinet: West B
  • Shelf: Library