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No.: PR2176
TITLE: Mary Beatrice Rundle Fonds
CREATOR: Rundle, Mary Beatrice
EXTENT: 0.02 m of textual records. -- 92 photographs.
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Mary Beatrice Rundle served as Private Secretary to Sir Montage Barlow on the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry in Alberta in 1935. She also served as his Private Secretary in 1937. Following this position she joined the Women’s Royal Naval Service during WWII.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The fonds consists of a scrapbook compiled by Mary Rundle during her service as Private Secretary to Sir Montague Barlow for the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry in Alberta dating from 1935. The scrapbook contains diary entries, postcards, and photographs of Alberta including photographs of the Tofield Coal Mine, Rabbit Hill, MacDonald Hotel in Edmonton, Red Deer Ferry, Henderson’s Mine, Drumheller, Lethbridge, Blairmore, Crow’s Nest Mountain and Lake, Old Man River, Forest Reserve near Thunder Creek, Banff, Kicking Horse Pass, Mount Rundle and Vermilion Lake, Kicking Horse Canyon, Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Caste Mountain (Saskatchewan), Luscar, Cadomin, Crazeau, Mountain Park, Leyard Junction, Luscar, Edson, Coalspar, the Alberta Legislature Building, Edmonton, as well as photographs of Sir Montague, Lady Montague, and coal miners in Alberta.
ARRANGEMENT NOTE: Material arranged according to original order.
GENERAL NOTE: Information for the administrative history/biographical sourced from the fonds.
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