Fonds ERD - Reeder, Eleanor fonds

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Reeder, Eleanor fonds

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  • 1998 (Creation)

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12 photographs : black and white
8 negatives : black and white

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Biographical history

Eleanor Reeder was born to Crawford Nelson McAusland and Charlotte McAusland (Robson). Her parents homesteaded in the area in 1892. Eleanor attended Vaughan S.D. #319 and Melfort View S.D. #121.

Custodial history

The photographs were owned by the Reeder and McAusland families before being donated to the Melfort and District Museum.

Scope and content

The fonds contains twelve reprinted black and white photographs with matching negatives from Eleanor Reeder and her brother Clarance McAusland's personal collections. The original photographs date from the 1920's to the 1960's. The photographs were taken Melfort, Saskatchewan and in Okotoks, Alberta. They include images of Melfort View S.D. #121, a Girls Farm Camp, farming activities, grain elevators, and the Melfort Post Office.

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The photographs were owned by the Reeder and McAusland families before being donated to the Melfort and District Museum.


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original photographs owned by Eleanor Reeder

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digitized version in on-site database

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no restrictions on access

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Copyright: Unknown

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on-site database, accession ledger, source file

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2002-10, 997-028, 998-006

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