Fonds 2006.07. 2009.20 - Alice Stevens fonds

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Alice Stevens fonds

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CA CPA 2006.07. 2009.20

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  • 1905 - 1927, predominant 1905-1927 (Creation)

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148 postcards ; 9 cm x 14 cm
2 portraits : oval, in folders ; 17 cm x 24 cm, & 22.5 cm by 30 cm
1 photo : sepia ; 20 cm x 40 cm

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Alice Stevens is the granddaughter of Jenny Nielsen, who came to Carberry from Denmark in the early 1900s. She married Charles Stevens, who came to Canada from England in 1912, and farmed in the Gregg district. The family moved to Carberry in the mid 1950s. Alice did not marry but supported herself by doing dressmaking. She continues to live in Carberry.

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Records were presented to Carberry Plains Archives in 2006 & 2009 by Alice Stevens, Jenny Nielsen's granddaughter, of Carberry MB.

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Accession 2009.20 consists of postcards sent to Jenny Nielsen, Alice Stevens' grandmother, by Hans Nielsen, Jenny's brother, who was a ship's engineer and traveled the world during his career, plus two studio portraits of Hans, taken by San Francisco photographers (Schoenfeld Studios and Rembrandt Studios). Accession 2006.07 consists of one photograph of Wellwood school,nine postcards, a photo of an unknown man, letters to Jennie Nielsen from her friends and family in Denmark, one small booklet of sacred songs and one history of Denmark inscribed to Kirstine Nielsen.

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  • English

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