Fonds MS-49 - Webb Family fonds

Joseph Webb Joseph Webb S.S. Dunera O.W. Hembling - Contractors, Didsbury, Alta. Alice Beatrice Webb Alexandra Hotel Joseph Webb Soldiers in France - W.W.I Brigadier Q.M.S. James Meldrum The 19th Alberta Dragoons At Winterburn Camp
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Webb Family fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • [ca. 1900] - 1980 (Creation)
    Webb Family

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2 cm of textual records. - 32 photographs

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Godwin, Ellen Webb 1911-2014
Webb, Alice Beatrice Miller 1879-1958
Webb, Joseph 1882-1966

Joseph Webb and Alice Miller were both born in England and came to Edmonton around 1909. They married in Edmonton and had one daughter – Ellen, known as Nell.

The family lived in the downtown area of Edmonton. In 1931, Joseph and Alice moved to Vancouver. Nell remained in Edmonton, married and had one child.

Custodial history

Ellen Godwin is the daughter of Joseph & Alice Webb.

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The fonds consists of textual records and photographs of Joseph and Alice Webb, and their daughter Ellen Godwin.

The fonds is arranged into two series:
Series 1: Joseph & Alice Webb
Series 2: Ellen Godwin

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Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Ellen Godwin in five donations between 1968 and 1980.


The material was arranged by the archivist by creator, then by date.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-56 and ET-10.

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  • English

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See Scope and content above.
Photographs have been described at the item level. All photographs are available in the Reference Room, while most have been put online.

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Accession numbers: A68-84, A70-39, A75-100, A80-54, A80-111

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City of Edmonton Archives

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  • English

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