Title and statement of responsibility area
Mann, Williamson Family fonds
Algemene aanduiding van het materiaal
- Tekst document
- Graphic material - photograph
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
1905, 1912, 1913 (Vervaardig)
- Mann, Williamson Family
0.5 cm of textual records. – 5 photographs. – 1 object
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Naam van de archiefvormer
Mann, Williamson Margaret 1896-1983
Williamson, Minnie S. Huston 1875-1962
Williamson, Robert 1875-1947
Williamson, Samuel W. 1872-1953
Samuel Williamson was born in 1872 to Janet Dougals and Joseph Williamson in Fenelon, Victoria County, Ontario. In 1894 Samuel married Minnie Huston in Windsor, Ontario. Samuel and Minnie had two daughters – Margaret and Marian. In the early 1900’s, the family moved west to Edmonton, where three more children were born – Jean, Helen, and Paul.
Samuel, with his brother Robert who had also moved to Edmonton, formed the Williamson Brothers. They initially were in the cattle business, both wholesale and retail. In the 1910’s the Williamson brothers went into real estate. In 1914 the Williamson Building was built at 9815 Jasper Avenue on the south side of Jasper Avenue, opposite the then Fraser Avenue (98 Street). The building was demolished in the 1960’s to make way for the Edmonton Convention Centre.
Samuel Williamson served as an Alderman on Edmonton City Council in 1914. Samuel joined the Alberta Provincial government as a clerk in the Municipal Affairs Department in 1918. He retired in 1937.
Samuel Willaimson died 28 May 1953 in Edmonton.
Samuel and Minnie’s first child, Margaret Williamson was born 24 Mar 1896 in Victoria County, Ontario. As the family had moved west in the early 1900’s, they were in Edmonton for the inauguration of Alberta as a province in 1905. Margaret participated in the Children’s Parade of the Inauguration Ceremonies.
Margaret married Aaron J. Mann in 1917 in Edmonton. They had eight children – Aaron W., Katharine, Donald, Violet, Dennis, Laura, Lewis, and Phyllis.
Margaret Williamson Mann died 29 Oct 1983 in Edmonton.
Margaret Mann is the daughter of Samuel Williamson.
Bereik en inhoud
The fonds consists of records belonging to Samuel Williamson and his daughter Margaret Williamson Mann. They include the ceremonial pamphlet for the 1905 Inauguration of Alberta containing congratulatory messages from King Edward VII and Sir Alfred Lyttelton, British Colonial Secretary, as well as the speeches by Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Governor General Earl Grey. There is also a metal button for the Children’s Parade of the Inauguration Ceremonies.
The photographs include Samuel and Robert Williamson at the 3rd Annual Alberta-Saskatchewan Excursion to California in 1913.
Directe bron van verwerving
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Margaret Mann in 1962 and 1967.
The material was arranged by the archivist by date.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-10 and EA-86.
Taal van het materiaal
Schrift van het materiaal
Plaats van originelen
Beschikbaarheid in andere opslagformaten
Restrictions on access
There are no restrictions on access.
Termen voor gebruik, reproductie en publicatie.
Copyright may apply.
See Scope and content above.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers: Unknown NAPOTA, A62-45, A67-599
Formerly known as Mrs. A.J. Mann fonds.
Standard number area
Genre access points
Identificatie van het beschrijvingsrecord
Identificatiecode van de instelling
Regels of conventies
Rules for Archival Description (RAD)
Archives Society of Alberta Subject Terms
Niveau van detaillering
Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering
Taal van de beschrijving
Schrift van de beschrijving
Digitaal object metadata