Fonds paa-9483 - William Wolfe fonds

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William Wolfe fonds

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PAA paa-9483

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  • [192?], [Copied 1970 (originally created 192?)] (Creation)
    Wolfe, William

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0.01 m of textual records. -- 18 photographs. -- 12 negatives

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William Wolfe was born circa 1889. He lived in Edmonton and worked as a taxidermist. He died in 1931, leaving behind his wife, and his children Ellen, Vera, and Hilton.

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In 1970, J. Keizer of the Provincial Museum donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta. It's unknown how J. Keizer obtained the material.

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The fonds consists of materials pertaining to William Wolfe's career as a taxidermist and includes copies of photographs featuring taxidermied animals, newspaper clippings noted William Wolfe's professional contributions, and receipts. The fonds also includes a copy of his obituary.

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  • The material is in English.

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There are no restrictions on access. Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the fonds.<br><br>Record No. The fonds includes the following accession: PR1970.0462<br><br>

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