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Lillian Turner fonds
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1901-1917, predominant 1906-1917 (Creation)
- Turner, Lillian
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12.5 cm of textual records. -- 4 photographs
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Name of creator
Lillian Hyde, 1884-1969, was born at Bealton, Ontario, the daughter of Elgin and Ella Hyde. She married Fred Percy Turner, 1879-1941, and they had three children, Elton Maxwell, Norma Katherine (Minielly) and Robert Francis. They homesteaded at Herschel, Saskatchewan in 1906, and then opened a general store in Kirriemuir, Alberta ca. 1914. The family returned to Ontario ca. 1918 where Percy worked for the Toronto Asphalt Roofing Company.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of Lillian's letters to her mother and grandparents regarding homesteading life in Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Norma Minielly, 1991.
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No restrictions on access.
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No finding aid, but the 1906-1907 letters have been digitized.
- General note: Record No. M-8244;PA-3302;PB-814;NA-5449;NA-5480