Fonds ath-1874 - Mills family fonds

United Church Mr. and Mrs. Oran Mills Athabasca Lawrence and Wellington Mills Athabasca

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Mills family fonds

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Also known as the Eva Mills Forsyth fonds.

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CA ATH ath-1874

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13 photographs. - 2 artifacts

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The fonds consists of photographs taken by members of the Mills family. The fonds consists of photographs of Athabasca, showing the 1913 fire and local buildings, and family photographs, including a photograph of the farm in Westlock. The artifacts are: a sugar bowl, which is the only thing that Mrs. Mills saved from the 1913 fire which destroyed their home, and a Bible which the Mills family presented to Athabasca United Church in honour of their son, Donald MacKenzie, born in Athabasca March 9, 1913.

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Some of the photographs are very faint in colour.

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Donated in 1989 by Eva Mills Forsyth.


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  • The material is in English.

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Record No. 89.36 (photos# 6190-6204); 2 artifacts<br><br>

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