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No.: PR0238
TITLE: Waller family fonds
CREATOR: Waller family
DATE RANGE: 1921-1977, predominant 1921-1924
EXTENT: 73 photographs and other material
Also includes 28 negatives, 4 postcards and 0.02 m of textual records.
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Herbert and Jean (nee Dilks) Waller immigrated to Canada in 1921 and settled in the area of Dinant, Alberta. Herbert Waller was born in Swanwick, England and his wife Jean was born in Ripley, England. Two years after arriving in Canada on June 24, 1923, Herbert and Jean’s son Herbert Robert Waller, commonly known as Robert, was born. The Wallers did not remain in Canada and at some point they returned to England. Herbert and Jean stayed in England while their son Robert, his wife and their daughter Yvonne Ellise lived in North Wales. Herbert Waller died in Warwickshire, England in May 1974. In November 1974 Robert Waller’s wife died after which he moved to England to care for his mother Jean.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Fonds consists of records of the Waller family pertaining to their time living in Dinant, Alberta and their visits to Michel, British Columbia. These records include photographs, negatives, postcards, correspondence and a copy of Herbert Waller’s diary.
PHYSICAL CONDITION: Some of the textual records are fragile and torn.
ARRANGEMENT NOTE: Records have been maintained in the order in which they were received.
GENERAL NOTE: The information in the Biographical sketch was obtained from correspondence written by Robert Waller and sent to the Provincial Archivist, Alan Ridge, between 1969 and 1980.
RELATED FILES: Display FileList
RELATED ITEMS: A11220 (Strathcona High Level Bridge, Edmonton.)
A11221 (The Bush Mine Camp, Dinant, Alberta.)
A11222 (Bush Mine destroyed by fire, Dinant, Alberta.)
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