Fonds 998-141 - Fennell, Anna & Perley fonds

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Fennell, Anna & Perley fonds

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  • 1928-1934. (Creation)

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16 photographs : b&w.

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Perley James Fennell was born March 20, 1907. Over the course of his life, Perley was a member of the elementary school board, a member of the Lady Minto Hospital board, a member of the Melfort Board of Trade, charter member of Rotary Club, a Mason, and a Shriner. He played professional hockey in Parkland, California. Perley was inducted into the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame in North Battleford in 1987. He lived most of his life in Melfort, and retired with his wife, Anna, to White Rock, British columbia in 1968. He died on April 10, 1996.

Custodial history

Items originally created and owned by her husband, Perley Fennell, and were passed to her upon his death in 1996.

Scope and content

The fonds contains 16 black and white photographs that originally belonged to Perley Fennell's personal collection. They date from between May of 1928 to April of 1934. One photograph features Donald McLaughlin standing near a house. The remaining photographs feature the Melfort dam and reservoir in various stages of thaw and flooding.

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Items donated by Anna Fennell to Melfort & District Museum


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Digitized versions in on-site database.

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No restrictions.

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Copyright: Public Domain

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On-site database, accession ledger, source file.

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No further accruals anticipated.

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