Fonds MJ-009 - John Walker fonds

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John Walker fonds

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9.00 cm of textual records (2 volumes and one folder).

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John Walker was born on February 11, 1917. He was educated in Moose Jaw and worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) starting in 1939. From 1940 to 1945 he served with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles. Upon his return John Walker continued working for the CPR and married Muriel Fysh in 1947. He was a member of the United Transportation Union Local 502 and the Moose Jaw Natural History Society. John Walker died on July 6, 1972

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This fonds contains two journals and a scrapbook kept by John Walker from 1925 to 1967. They all portray Mr. Walker's enjoyment of bird watching as well as his involvement in the Saskatchewan Natural History Society. Also included are newsletters from the Saskatchewan Natural History Society and invitations from the Government of Saskatchewan to the Annual Dinner of the American Ornithologists' Union.

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Accession Number 9.BA donated to the archives by Muriel Walker.


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This fonds was re-boxed in 2004.

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Boxes H-4, V-1

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