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Laurence Clarke Sr., Prince Albert
Laurence Clarke Sr., Prince Albert
NA-1702-8

Laurence J. Clarke fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Laurence J. Clarke Sr. papers. -- 1867-1898
Series 2 Scanned Document Laurence J. Clarke Jr. papers. -- 1876-1935
Series 3 Photographs. -- [ca. 1880s-1930s]

Inventory

Series 1 Laurence J. Clarke Sr. papers. -- 1867-1898
M-7875-1Certificates and letters of appointment. -- 1867-1898. -- Includes notebook describing Clarke's last illness.
M-7875-2Bound notebook with pencil recording building at Fort Carlton. -- ca. 1868.
M-7875-3Telegrams to Lieutenant-Governor Aikens from Fred Middleton. -- May 1885. -- Re Riel rebellion battles.
M-7875-4Copies of file 1 and transcription of contents of notebook in file 2.
Series 2 Laurence J. Clarke Jr. papers. -- 1876-1935
M-7875-5Incoming personal letters. -- 1888-1935.
M-7875-6 Photographs, cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, etc. -- [ca. 1880s-1907].
M-7875-7 St. John's College School, Winnipeg. -- 1876-1878. - School reports, exams, compositions, prize books. Scanned Document View now.
M-7875-8Memorabilia, certificates, programs. -- 1887-1920s.
M-7875-9 Hudson's Bay Company commemorative history. -- 1920. -- Presented to L. J. Clarke in 1921 by the Hudson's Bay Company.
M-7875-10 Estate of Jane Bell Clarke. -- 1900-1912. -- Documents and correspondence re L. J. Clarke's mother.
M-7875-11Income tax. -- 1917-1921. -- Forms and receipts.
M-7875-12 L. J. Clarke Sr. estate. -- 1900-1924. -- Much of the estate business concerns real property in Saskatchewan. The firm which handled much of Clarke Sr's affairs had a partner named McKay, a member of Clarke's second wife's family.
M-7875 -13Saskatchewan lands. -- 1898-1909. -- Correspondence, land titles, etc.
M-7875-14Alberta lands. -- 1907-1917. -- Correspondence, land titles, etc.
M-7875-15Superannuation. -- 1921-1923. -- Correspondence, declarations, etc. There was some doubt about the birth date of L. J. Clarke Jr. and verification was required by Alberta Superannuation Board.
M-7875-16Life Insurance. -- 1899-1921. -- Policies, receipts, correspondence.
M-7875-17Will. -- 1926. -- Correspondence re will dated 1901.
M-7875-18 Postal notes, correspondence to L. J. Clarke Jr. as Clerk of the Supreme Court in Calgary. -- 1907-1916. -- These items pertain to Clarke's employment and seem to have been misplaced among his personal records.
Series 3

Photographs. -- [ca. 1880s-1930s]. -- 89 photographs

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PA-1996Views of Calgary, Prince Albert, and personalities in these cities. -- [1880s-1930s]. -- 25 photographs
PB-490Portraits of Laurence Clarke Jr and Sr and Judge Scott; and views of a golf club. -- 5 photographs
PC-257Turner Valley views. -- 3 photographs
PD-151Album of carte-de-visite. -- [1880s]. -- 37 photographs
NA-1702-(1-19)Views of the Clarke family, friends, Prince Albert and Calgary. -- [1880s-1930s]. -- 19 photographs
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