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Robert Anderson fonds
General material designation
- Textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on source
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- Anderson, Robert
Physical description area
ca. 10 cm of textual records and assorted ephemera (publications, newspaper artciles)
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Name of creator
An obituary for Robert Anderson of Swift Current can be found at: http://www.inmemoriam.ca/view-announcement-575391-robert-anderson.html
In 2009 the records were transferred to the Swift Current Museum.
Scope and content
The fonds, related to Robert Anderson, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.
The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
-Photocopy of a handwritten manuscript by Robert Anderson called “Discovering Spring Creek” about a region approximately 8 miles north of Abbey, SK; the chapters in the manuscript at entitled: Discovering Spring Creek; The South Saskatchewan River: Joy, Risks & Tragedy; The Christmas of ‘35; Chicken Every Sunday; Uncle Clarence’s Choppers; Turkeys; The West is Dead, My Friends; Prairie Harvest (poem); Night Trains Through Gladstone; Bennett Buggies and Anderson Carts; The Depression Syndrome; The War Years; To Light A Fire; 70 and Holding (poem) and City Livin’; On Reaching 75 (poem)
-Copies of a series of articles from the magazine ‘Western People’ called ‘Prairie Boys’ by Robert Anderson about growing up in southwest Saskatchewan, his mother’s cookbook, the Battleford Trail
-Photocopies of newspaper articles on the Saskatchewan Landing bridge
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No formal arrangement has been applied to the items in this fonds.
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No restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.
Minimal fonds level description is listed in AtoM. Until fully appraised and arranged record lists are available through the Swift Current Museum.
No further accruals are expected.
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- Anderson, Robert (Subject)