Fonds SC010 - Frederick Lyon Barrow fonds

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Frederick Lyon Barrow fonds

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  • 1928 - 1964 (Creation)
    Barrow, Frederick Lyon, 1894-1979

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66 cm of textual records and other material

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Frederick Lyon Barrow emigrated to Edmonton from England in 1904 with his parents. He married Mary Hutton in 1913. He began his career as an Adjustment Officer with the Great War Veterans' Association and Canadian Legion, and later became the first Departmental Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. He and his wife travelled extensively, visiting about 40 countries together.

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The fonds consists of diaries, travel account books, correspondence, certificates, postcards, passports and several photographs.

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Travel; Travel writing; Travel--World

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includes ca. 100 photographs, ca. 50 postcards

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Revised by JF, July 3, 2013.

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