Fonds F 519 - Hugh D. Adams fonds

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Hugh D. Adams fonds

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  • Document textuel
  • Document iconographique

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Fonds

Cote

F 519

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Juridiction responsable et dénomination (philatélique)

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Date(s)

  • 1889-1992 (Production)
    Producteur
    Adams, Hugh David, 1889-1992

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Description matérielle

0.690m of textual records
28 photographs
2 watercolours
2 drawings : pencil
1 album (sketchbook)
ca. 35 drawings : pencil, ink

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Nom du producteur

(1889-1992)

Notice biographique

Hugh David Adams was born on March 4, 1889 in Beckenham, Kent, England to Charles and Emily Frances (Laurie) Adams. Educated in England, Adams left school at the age of fourteen and worked as an apprentice, clerk and farmer.

In 1911, Adams emigrated to Canada and settled in the Chaplin, Saskatchewan district. In 1914, he returned to England to enlist for service in the First World War but was declined for health reasons. On May 11, 1916 Adams enlisted in the Canadian Forces, City of Regina 195th Battalion. He travelled overseas with the 195th Battalion to France and served as a stretcher bearer. In 1918 Adams was transferred to the Army Orchestra in Brussels, Belgium after Armistice. He was demobilized on August 27, 1919 in Quebec.

After the War, Adams resumed farming in the Chaplin district. He later worked in Shamrock, Saskatchewan as a postmaster, village secretary-treasurer and implement agent. He also provided first aid services to the community. In November, 1945 Adams moved to Roberts Creek, British Columbia. He moved to Victoria, British Columbia in 1971 and resided there until his death on January 13, 1992.

Adams' interests included music, drawing, photography, gardening and letter writing.

Adams married Eva Mary Peck in 1919. After Eva Adams' death in 1969, Adams married Violet Goodfellow. Adams did not have any children.

Historique de la conservation

Pemrose Whelan, niece of Hugh Adams, donated some of these records to the Saskatchewan Archives, Regina office in one accession in 1982: R82-643 (July 15, 1982). Tim Whelan, great-nephew of Hugh Adams, donated some of these records to the Saskatchewan Archives, Regina Office, in one accession in 2005: R2005-330 (October 18, 2005).

Portée et contenu

This fonds consists of personal records created, accumulated and used from 1889 to 1992 by Hugh D. Adams. The records were mainly created during his residence in Shamrock, Saskatchewan and British Columbia and relate to his personal business and estate, military service and activities as an artist and musician.

The types of records included are correspondence, certificates, newsletters, photographs, sketchbooks, watercolor paintings, pencil and ink drawings and financial records.

No series assignment has been applied to the records in this fonds.

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État de conservation

Records are in good physical condition.

Source immédiate d'acquisition

Classement

Arrangement reflects both original order and archival intervention.

Langue des documents

  • anglais

Écriture des documents

Localisation des originaux

Box number(s): 1-4

Disponibilité d'autres formats

Restrictions d'accès

Records are open for research use.

Délais d'utilisation, de reproduction et de publication

Use, publication and or reproduction of records are subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.

To consult the records, visit or contact the Regina office.

Instruments de recherche

SAFA 375 consists of a fonds description, file listings of some of the textual records and item descriptions of photographs.

Éléments associés

Related material: Saskatchewan homestead record for Hugh David Adams (File no. 2897338)

Éléments associés

Accroissements

No further accruals are expected.

Note générale

Location for retrieval: Regina Hillsdale.

Conservation

Conservation practices in place at the time of arrangement were applied to records in R-670. In 2009, archival staff replaced the original file folders with acid-free folders. Elastic bands, paper clips, and other fasteners were removed.

Désignations alphanumériques

Photographs: R-A32927 to R-A32933; R-B14242 to R-B14243
Textual records: R-670

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Identifiant de la description du document

F 519

Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles ou conventions

Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.

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Niveau de détail

Langue de la description

  • anglais

Langage d'écriture de la description

  • latin

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