Fonds jas-1382 - Anne Richardson fonds

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Anne Richardson fonds

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JAS jas-1382

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  • 1936-1978 (Creation)
    Richardson, Anne (Annie)

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20 cm of textual records.-- 4 cm. photographs

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Annie Richardson, l896 - . Annie and Bob Richardson lived for a time in the l930's at the East Gate of Jasper where Bob was employed by Parks Canada. The Richardson's then moved into Jasper townsite where Bob was employed by Canadian National Railways as a locomotive engineer. Their children Gwen (McComas) and Robert Richardson were born and raised in Jasper. Annie Richardson was an active member and historian of the Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society for many years. She lived in Jasper from l927 to l987 when she retired to Vancouver Island.

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Fonds consists of scrapbooks of Jasper Booster clippings, correspondence, and photographs of topics that were of interest to Annie Richardson: Jasper East Gate (l933-1936); St. Mary and St. George Anglican Church, Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic, and Jasper United Church (l924-1978); construction of the Yellowhead Highway (l970-l975); skiing events in Jasper (l983-l984); Canadian National Railway retirements; World War l939-l945 clippings; Royal Visit to Jasper (l939); Jasper National Park land leases (l980); Charles Dupre, first avalanche death Marmot Basin (l956); Lake Edith YMCA Camp; weddings (l981-1984); Progressive Conservative Party clippings regarding Bob Dowling MLA (l971), Joe Clark MP (l980), and Ian Reid MLA. Includes clippings on these movies made in Jasper: Snowbird (l921, Goldwyn Pictures), The Country Beyond (l926), The Red Sky (Under Suspicion) (l930, Fox Films), The Emperor Waltz (l946, Paramount), The Far Country (l953, Universal), River of No Return (l953, 20th Century Fox), Rosemarie (l953, MGM), Kirby's Gander (l959, Tiger Prod.), and Railrodder (l962, National Film Board).

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Gift of Annie Richardson.


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The Jasper Booster is available on microfilm at the Provincial Archives.

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Record No. 77.03, 77.03.18, 77.10, 77.21, 77.3, 77.4, 77.6, 77.7, 84.146, 84.161.69, 84.162,, 84.23, 84.25, 84.26, 84.33, 84.69, 85.20, 85.29, 85.6, 86.15, 86.16, 86.19, 86.36, 86.40, 97.1, 89.57<br><br>

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