Fonds MS-7 - Kenneth A. McLeod fonds

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Kenneth A. McLeod fonds

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  • Textual record
  • Textual record - published

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

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Fonds

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CA EDM MS-7

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  • 1910 - 1917 (Creation)
    Creator
    McLeod, Kenneth A.

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Physical description

10 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

(1858-1940)

Biographical history

Kenneth A. McLeod was born 7 Sep 1858 in Port Elgin, Ontario. He arrived in Edmonton in 1881 and was employed for some time by the Hudson's Bay Company. Later he entered the construction business and he built the McLeod Building on 100 Street and 100A Avenue in 1914. Mr. McLeod was also a prominent member of the Northern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers' Association.
Kenneth McLeod died 27 Jul 1940 and is buried at the Edmonton Municipal Cemetery.

Custodial history

Harris McLeod is the grandson of Kenneth A. McLeod.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of a scrapbook, mostly of newspaper clippings, created by Kenneth A. McLeod relating to the Government of Premier A. F. Sifton, Government of Alberta. The clippings cover a variety of topics, subjects and people, including:

  • Alberta: provincial finances, natural resources, politics and government
  • railways: the Canadian Northern Railway, Canadian Northern Western Railway, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway, Grand Trunk and Pacific Railway
  • people: Donald Baker, R.B. Bennet, J.R. Boyle, G.H.V. Bulyea, Archy Campbell, W.R. Clarke, J.L. Cote, C.W. Cross, W.H. Cushing, Peter Gunn, George Hoadley, Robert Jaffray, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Peter E. Lessard, A.J. McArthur, J.D. McArthur, John A. McDougall, A.J. (Archie) McLean, Duncan Marshall, Edward M. Michener, C.M. O’Brien, Frank Oliver, William Franklin Puffer, E.H. Riley, Harold Riley, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, Walter Scott, Arthur Lewis Sifton, Clifford Sifton, John W. Sifton, Charles Stewart, Robert Taylor Telford, T.M. Tweedie.
  • current events at the time: freedom of the press, women’s suffrage, World War I (1914-1918).
    The fonds also includes the book, The Last of the Buffalo: Comprising a History of the Buffalo Herd of the Flathead Reservation and An Account of the Great Round Up, by Tom Jones and Norman Luxtion, 1909 (599.64 JOH o/s).

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

The fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Mr. Harris McLeod in 1962.

Arrangement

The material was arranged according to the filing system of the creator.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Restrictions on access

There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright may apply.
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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession numbers: A62-20

General note

McLeod, Kenneth A.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Status

Final

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Physical storage

  • Box: MS Room