Collection MJ-187 - Bill and Ann Heselton collection

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Bill and Ann Heselton collection

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MJ-187

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  • [195-?]-2012 (Creation)
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    Heselton, Bill and Ann
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    Moose Jaw

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54.0 cm of textual records.
250 photographs: 161 colour, 64 b&w, 14 slides, 11 printed.
2 objects.

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([194?]-)

Biographical history

Bill Heselton was born and raised in Moose Jaw. He worked for thirty years as a teacher and school administrator in Moose Jaw. Ann was born in The Hague, Holland and in 1952 her family moved to Moose Jaw. She managed a desktop publishing business. The Heseltons share a passion for history, and particularly collecting railway memorabilia. This led to the publication of a historical account of the electric railway in Moose Jaw, entitled “Not to exceed 10 miles per hour”: The story of the Moose Jaw Electric Railway 1910-1932 and Public Transportation in Moose Jaw to 2003. They have also published a book entitled Windows to the past: historical notes: Moose Jaw Brewing & Malting Co. Ltd. & building at 960 Home Street West, 1906 to 2010.

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This fonds reflects the research conducted by Bill and Anne Heselton about the Moose Jaw Electric Railway, Benjamin de Forest “Pat” Bayly, The Empress of Ireland, and Moose Jaw Transit.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The first accrual was donated to the archives by Bill and Ann Heselton in 2010.

Accession 48.2017 was donated to the archives by Bill and Ann Heselton on July 24, 2012.

Accession 23.2018 was donated to the archives by Bill and Ann Heselton on September 3, 2016.

Accession 25.2018 was donated to the archives by Bill and Ann Heselton on October 3, 2016.

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“Not to exceed 10 miles per hour”: The story of the Moose Jaw Electric Railway 1910-1932 and Public Transportation in Moose Jaw to 2003 by Bill and Ann Heselton (Can 338.46 Hes).

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This collection was re-boxed and refoldered in 2013.

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Boxes V-291 - V-293, V-308, V-347, H-126

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