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Geologist Ted Link with dead bear, Norman Wells area, Northwest Territories, [ca. 1919-1921]
Geologist Ted Link with dead bear, Norman Wells area,
Northwest Territories, [ca. 1919-1921]
PD-132-30-149

Ted Link fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Norman Wells, Northwest Territories. -- 1919-1946
Series 2 South America. -- 1923-1927
Series 3 Chicago, Illinois. -- 1918-1933
Series 4 Alberta. -- [ca. 1930s-1940s]
Series 5 Canol Project. -- 1942-1946
Series 6 Correspondence. -- 1920-1975
Series 7 Reports and articles by Ted Link. -- [ca. 1926-1961]
Series 8 Index to slides. -- 1919-1940s
Series 9 Photographs. -- 1912-1950s

Inventory

Series 1 Norman Wells, Northwest Territories. -- 1919-1946
M-9449-1 Ted Link’s diaries and journals relating to trips to Norman Wells, Northwest Territories. -- 1919-1921
M-9449-2 Geological notes made by Ted Link on Mackenzie River Basin; and drilling log for Norman Wells discovery well. -- 1919-1921
M-9449-3 Report by T.A. Link on Lower Mackenzie River Basin, Northwest Territories. -- 1919
M-9449-4a Geological report by T.A. Link on the Fort Norman Oil Field, Chapters 1-4. -- 1920
M-9449-4b Geological report by T.A. Link on the Fort Norman Oil Field, Chapter 5. -- 1920
M-9449-4c Geological report by T.A. Link on the Fort Norman Oil Field, Chapters 6-9. -- 1920
M-9449-5 Articles relating to Norman Wells discovery. -- 1919-1946
M-9449-6 Correspondence relating to Norman Wells. -- 1921, 1922, 1944
Series 2 South America. -- 1923-1927
M-9449-7 Ted Link’s workbooks, notes and correspondence relating to work in South America. -- 1923-1927
Series 3 Chicago, Illinois. -- 1918-1933
M-9449-8 Paleography handbook (University of Chicago). -- [ca. 1918]
M-9449-9 Correspondence while at University of Chicago. -- 1925-1927
M-9449-10 Notes and notebooks for Doctorate in Geology, University of Chicago, 1926-1927
M-9449-11a PhD. thesis - Abstract “Three dimensional experiments in earth deformation”.  -- 1926-1927
M-9449-11b PhD. thesis - Part 1 “Three dimensional experiments in earth deformation”. -- 1926-1927
M-9449-11c PhD. thesis - Part 2 “Three dimensional experiments in earth deformation”. -- 1926-1927
M-9449-12 Information relating to American Petroleum Association exhibits at “Century of Progress” international exposition, Chicago, Illinois. -- 1933
Series 4 Alberta. -- [ca. 1930s-1940s]
M-9449-13 Workbooks and papers relating to oilfield, Turner Valley, Alberta. -- [ca. 1930s-1940s]
Series 5 Canol Project. -- 1942-1946
M-9449-14 Correspondence while on Canol Project. -- December, 1942-August, 1947
M-9449-15 Aerial photograph of Norman Wells - Canol area. -- 1943
M-9449-16 Canol Project material. -- 1943-1944. -- Includes newspaper articles; booklets “Canol - a saga” and “Canol Pictorial”; map of Norman Wells area.
M-9449-17 Account by Ted Link of airplane trip to Camp Canol, Norman Wells. -- 1946
Series 6 Correspondence. -- 1920-1975
M-9449-18 Memorandums, reports and correspondence relating to Imperial Oil drilling activities in Alberta and eastern Ontario. -- 1944-1948
M-9449-19 Geological questionnaire. -- 1946
M-9449-20 Correspondence congratulating Ted Link on his appointment as Chief Geologist, Imperial Oil. -- 1946
M-9449-21 Correspondence relating to Geological Association of Canada. -- 1946-1948
M-9449-22 Correspondence relating to Geological Society of America. -- 1947-1948
M-9449-23 Correspondence with Wallace E. Pratt. -- 1946-1973
M-9449-24 Correspondence relating to Calgary Football Company. -- 1953
M-9449-25 Correspondence relating to Old Timer’s Banquet. -- 1966
M-9449-26 Newspaper clippings, articles, etc. about Ted Link’s career. -- 1920-1960s
M-9449-27 Correspondence and documents - Personal. -- 1920-1975
Series 7 Reports and articles by Ted Link. -- [ca. 1926-1961]
M-9449-28 Reports and articles. -- [ca. 1926-1928, 1931]
M-9449-29 Over and under thrusting. -- [ca. 1926-1930]. -- Original plates, photographs and illustrations.
M-9449-30 List of publications and catalogue of reports by T. A. Link. -- 1927-1947
M-9449-31 Reports and articles. -- 1946-1947
M-9449-32 Reports and articles. -- [ca. 1948-1950s]
M-9449-33 Correspondence relating to reports and articles. -- 1956-1961
Series 8 Index to slides. -- 1919-1940s. -- Note that these indexes do not seem to relate to the glass lantern slides listed in the photograph series below.
M-9449-34 Index to slides on early geological exploration the Mackenzie River area of Northwestern Canada. -- 1919-21, 1942-1944
M-9449-35 Index to slides of geological formations. -- [ca. 1920s-1940s]
M-9449-36 Index to slides of geological formations. -- [ca. 1920s-1940s]
Series 9 Photographs. -- 1912-1950s

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PD-132-Vol.29 Album of photographs. -- 1921. -- Views of trip taken by airplane to Fort Norman area, Northwest Territories.
PD-132-Vol.30 Album of photographs. -- 1919-1920. -- Views of trips to Fort Norman area, Alberta and Northwest Territories.
PD-132-Vol.31 Album of photographs. -- 1918-1920. -- Contains family photographs of Ted Link, LaPorte, Indiana (1918); Texas oil boom scenes and Cisco, Texas (1918); Niagara Falls; Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; Clearwater-Christina River, Alberta trip (1920); experiments in mountain folding; trip       down to Fort Norman oil field and back (1920).
PD-170-Vol.1 Album of photographs. -- 1921. -- First trip to Fort Norman by aeroplane; on the Mackenzie River and around the Imperial Oil camps; a trip “tracking” up the Carcajou River.
PD-377-Vol.1 Album of photographs. -- 1912-1918. -- Includes personal views of Ted Link’s family and geology class, University of Chicago (1912-1918); Quebec (1918); Jasper Park and scenes in British Columbia near Barkerville (1918).
PD-377-Vol.2 Album of photographs. -- 1920. -- Trip to Fort Norman area, Northwest Territories.
PD-377-Vol.3 Album of photographs. -- 1922. -- Photographs of geological exploration trip to the Hay River/Fort Providence area of the Northwest Territories. Includes views of Louise Falls, Alexandra Falls and Lady Evelyn Falls, and images relating to the Pure Oil Company.
PD-377-Vol.4 Album of photographs. -- 1923-1924. -- Photographs of trip from Edmonton, Alberta to Panama and Columbia, South America via New York City.
PD-377-Vol.5 Scrapbook of photographs. -- 1923-1924. -- Photographs of trip to Panama and Columbia.
PD-377-Vol.6 Scrapbook of photographs. -- 1923-1924. -- Photographs of trip to Panama and Columbia.
PD-377-Vol.7 Album of photographs. -- 1942. -- Aerial photographs taken by Ted Link at and near Norman Wells, Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories.
PA-3879-1 Unidentified prints and negatives. -- [ca. 1919-1920s]. -- Includes photographs relating to Ted Link’s geological career which have been removed from photograph albums.
PA-3879-2 Portraits and group pictures of Ted Link. -- [ca. 1930s-1950s]
PA-3879-3 Photographs of Ted Link’s family. -- [ca. 1920s-1930s]
PA-3879-4 Photographs of geological experiments. -- [ca. 1926-1927]
PA-3879-5 Aerial photographs of Turner Valley area, Alberta. -- [ca. 1940s]
NA-4552-(1-10) Photographs of the Fort Norman and Hay River areas. -- 1921. -- 10 photographs. -- Copies of prints in PD-170-Vol.2, described above.
S-241-Box-1 Glass lantern slides for lectures on geological exploration trips to Norman Wells, Northwest Territories; geological formations and geological experiments. --  [ca. 1919-1940s]
S-241-Box-2 Glass lantern slides for lectures on geological exploration trips to Norman Wells, Northwest Territories; geological formations and geological experiments. --  [ca. 1919-1940s]
S-83 Glass lantern slides for lectures on geology and petroleum. -- [ca. 1940s-1950s]. -- These slides are part of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists fonds at Glenbow.
S-92 Glass lantern slides for lectures on geology and petroleum. -- [ca. 1940s-1950s]. -- These slides are part of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists fonds at Glenbow.
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