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Ruth Hickle, in costume, [ca. 1920]
PA-3397-143

Hickle family fonds

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Inventory

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Series 1

Personal Papers. - 1899- 1965

M-8605-1Church and religious material. - 1953-1963, n.d. - Consists of church bulletins from First Baptist Church, Calgary, Alberta; a tract explaining the significance of baptism; bookmarks and a booklet of Bible verses.
M-8605-2Family history and mementoes. - 1934-1965. - Consists of obituaries, funeral memorial cards; a handwritten record of dates of birth, etc. for the Dawson family; newspaper photos of Mr. and Mrs. Hickle on the event of their 50th wedding anniversary; and other family mementoes.
M-8605-3Miscellany. - 1941-1965. - Consists of greeting cards Ruth Hickle received from her mother; two personal letters; and a microfilmed copy of the front page of a New York newspaper from 1901 - a souvenir of the 1964-65 New York World's Fair.
M-8605-4Personal papers. - 1910-1962. - Consists of Ruth Hickle's school report cards and diploma; letters of assignment and commendation; a newspaper photograph of Ruth on the occasion of Sunalta school's 50th anniversary.
M-8605-5Marriage license. - 1899. - Consists of one certificate recording the marriage of Raleigh Hickle and Della Dawson in Fulton County (Indiana) Court.
M-8605-6Holy Bible. - [19- -]. - Consists of one Bible (King James Version, published in Cleveland, Ohio) which lists dates of birth and death, etc. for Raleigh, Della, and Ruth Hickle after page 752.
M-8605-7School geography textbook. - 1900. - Consists of one copy of Frye's Advanced Geography - Indiana edition, which apparently belonged to Della Hickle. This book is similar to a world atlas, with maps and illustrations.
M-8605-8Greeting cards. - 1949-1959, n.d. - Consists of greeting cards received by Mr. and Mrs. Hickle on the occasion of their wedding anniversaries, the 50th and 60th anniversaries in particular.

Series 2

Family photo albums. - 1870- 1959


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PD-295-Vol.1Vacation and family photographs. - [ca. 1910-1930]. - Consists of vacation photos and family photos taken at Banff and Waterton Lakes National Parks, Lake Louise, Youngstown and Calgary, Alberta.
PD-295-Vol.2Family photographs. - [ca. 1870-1950], (predominant 1900-1930). - Consists of family photos taken in Calgary and Youngstown, Alberta, Indiana, Minnesota and Chicago, Ill., U.S.A.; vacation photos taken in Banff and Waterton Lakes National Parks, Lake Louise and Cardston, Alberta.
PD-295-Vol.3Family photographs. - [ca. 1910-1930]. - Consists of family photos taken in a variety of unnamed locales, including many of Ruth Hickle and friends dressed in various costumes.
PD-295-Vol.4Family photographs. - [ca. 1880-1955], (predominant 1937-1940). - Consists of vacation photos taken at Banff National Park, Vancouver, B.C. and the U.S.A.; various family photos taken at Calgary, Alberta and at the Hickle farm at Delacour, Alberta. Includes photos of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth during their Royal Visit of 1939, and students at Mount Royal School, Calgary, Alberta.
PD-295-Vol. 5Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1950]. - Consists of family photos taken mostly at the Hickle farm at Delacour, Alberta; photos of schoolchildren taken at an unnamed school, probably in Calgary, Alberta.
PD-295-Vol.6Family photographs. - [ca. 1900-1950], (predominant 1914-1917). - Consists of family photos taken at Banff National Park and Calgary, Alberta, the Youngstown, Alberta area, and U.S.A.
PD-295-Vol.7Vacation photographs. - [ca. 1938]. - Consists of vacation photos taken at various U.S. locations, mostly in Indiana. Photos feature mainly relatives and friends.
PD-295-Vol.8Family photographs. - 1957-1958. - Consists of three photos of unidentified family members.
PD-295-Vol.9Family photographs. - [ca. 1920-1950]. - Consists of photos of Ruth Hickle and unidentified family members.
PD-295-Vol.10Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1960]. - Consists of photos of unidentified family members, photos of Raleigh and Della Hickle on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary, 1949, and photos of the Hickle farm at Delacour, Alberta.
PD-295-Vol.11Wedding anniversary album. - 1959. - Consists of certificates and official letters, telegrams, and greeting cards congratulating the Hickles on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary; also various newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, and postcards.

Series 3

Family photographs (loose). - [1860- 1970]

PA-3397-(1-6) Family photographs. - [ca. 1920-1950]. - Consists mainly of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta; also one of Ruth Hickle as a young woman.
PA-3397-(7-11) Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1950]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta, some showing farm machinery in operation.
PA-3397-(12-15) Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1950]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta.
PA-3397-(16-19) Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1950]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta; also a photo of Raleigh and Della Hickle on the event of their 50th wedding anniversary, 1949.
PA-3397-(20-23) Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1950]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta.
PA-3397-(24-27) Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1950]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta.
PA-3397-(28-31) Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1950]. - Consists of photos showing Ruth Hickle at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta.
PA-3397-(32-36) Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1950]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta, including one of Ruth Hickle and family members playing croquet on the lawn in front of the house.
PA-3397-(37-40) Family photographs. - [ca. 1930-1950]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta, most showing farm buildings.
PA-3397-(41-47) Family photographs. - [ca. 1940-1950]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta, and in front of the family home in Calgary, Alberta.
PA-3397-(48-53) Family photographs. - [ca. 1960-1967]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta, and photos showing Ruth Hickle in her later years, taken at various unidentified locations.
PA-3397-(54-61) Family photographs. - [ca. 1950-1965]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle home, Calgary, Alberta, and at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta, most featuring Ruth, Della and Raleigh Hickle in their later years.
PA-3397-(62-66) Family photographs. - [ca. 1950-1956]. - Consists of photos taken at the Hickle home, Calgary, Alberta, and at the Hickle farm, Delacour, Alberta.
PA-3397-(67-73) Family photographs. - [ca. 1953-1954]. - Consists of vacation photos taken at an unidentified location, featuring Ruth, Della and Raleigh Hickle.
PA-3397-(74-80) Family photographs. - [ca. 1953-1954]. - Consists of vacation photos taken at an unidentified location, possibly the southwestern U.S.A., featuring Ruth, Della and Raleigh Hickle.
PA-3397-(81-9) Family photographs. - [ca. 1880-1950]. - Consists of photos of various family members, including the wedding photo of Raleigh and Della Hickle, and one featuring Ruth Hickle as a baby at eight months old.
PA-3397-(91-100) Family photographs. - [ca. 1916-1970]. - Consists of photos of various family members, including one of Ruth Hickle as a young woman, two of Ruth Hickle in her later years, and a photo of the first Grade 8 class at Sunalta School, Calgary, Alta., 1916.
PA-3397-(101-105) Family photographs. - [ca. 1860-1920]. - Consists of photos of various unidentified family members, some featuring Ruth Hickle as a young woman.
PA-3397-106Family photographs. - [ca. 1880]. - Consists of one tintype featuring an unidentified woman.
PA-3397-107Family photographs. - [ca. 1880]. - Consists of one tintype featuring an unidentified elderly man with two boys.
PA-3397-(108-113) Family photographs. - [ca. 1915- 1940]. - Consists of photos featuring unidentified family members, friends, etc., including one showing Ruth Hickle sitting in the driver's seat of a 1910-era automobile.
PA-3397-(114-119) Family photographs. - [ca. 1935- 1950]. - Consists of photos featuring the Hickles at their Delacour farm, on the occasion of their golden anniversary, and Ruth Hickle with relatives in Michigan.
PA-3397-(120-126) Family photographs. - [ca. 1950- 1965]. - Consists of photos of the Hickles posing with relatives, etc., Ruth Hickle standing in front of the family home in Calgary, 1965, and Christmas photos of children.
PA-3397-(127-132) Family photographs. - [ca. 1900- 1925]. - Consists of photos featuring Ruth Hickle posing with friends, relatives; some showing Ruth in costume.
PA-3397-(133-136) Family photographs. - [ca. 1910- 1920]. - Consists of photos showing Raleigh, Della and Ruth Hickle in front of their first Calgary home.
PA-3397-(137-141) Family photographs. - [ca. 1920]. - Consists of photos featuring Ruth Hickle posing in cowboy costume, some alongside an unidentified male dressed in women's attire, in front of the Hickle family home.
PA-3397-(142-147) Family photographs. - [ca. 1910- 1925]. - Consists of photos showing a young Ruth Hickle; one as a girl with her mother, one with Ruth standing in front of Central High School (Central Collegiate Institute), Calgary, Alta., and one featuring Ruth posing in peasant costume; also one photo shows the Hickle's second Calgary home, built in 1921.
PA-3397-(148-153) Family photographs. - [ca. 1920- 1930]. - Consists of photos featuring the Hickles and unidentified relatives on holiday in Banff National Park, Alberta.
PA-3397-(154-157) Family photographs. - [ca. 1955- 1965]. - Consists of photos featuring the Hickles with various unidentified relatives and friends.
PA-3397-(158-160) Family photographs. - [ca. 1935- 1950]. - Consists of photos of the Hickles at their Delacour farm; on the occasion of their golden anniversary, and Ruth Hickle with relatives in Michigan.
PA-3397-(161-163) Family photographs. - [ca. 1940- 1960]. - Consists of unidentified persons standing in front of the Hickle home, Calgary, Alta., and at a hotel swimming pool, likely in the southwestern U.S.A.
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