File PI-1346 - Richardson family records

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Richardson family records

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  • 19-?-2019 (Creation)

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0.001 m of textual records
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22 photographs : b&w and col. prints

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Albert Olson donated these records to the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan in 2019: 2019-085.

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Records relating to various members of the Richardson family. Biographical information and descriptions of the photographs compiled by Albert Olson in 2019 are included.

Included are records relating to Thomas Arthur Richardson and his wife, Nellie (Milne) Richardson, and two daughters, Jean (married name Jean Fellows) and Florence (married name Florence Peterson). The Richardson family resided in the Gilroy/Riverhurst, Saskatchewan district. Records include photographs; death certificate for Mrs. Nellie Richardson, 1980; a Family Farm Heritage Award presented by the Saskatchewan Department of Agriculture to Florence N. Peterson in 1980 to honour the family farm located on 36-22-6-W3; a Pocket Hymnal for Service Men prepared and distributed by The Morning Cheer Victory Centre in Philadelphia, PA belonging to Henry Martin Peterson; and three panoramic photographs relating to Henry Martin Peterson's military service in World War II.

Included are records relating to the military service in World War II of Albert George (Bert) Richardson, second son of Robert Franklin Richardson (brother of Thomas Arthur Richardson) and Lucy Mae Richardson, including a head and shoulders portrait of Bert Richardson in military uniform, Notice issued October 6, 1944 from the Canada Minister of National Defence, and a locket with the inscription Lest We Forget A.G. Richardson presented to his mother. Also included are photographs relating to Franklin John Richardson's military service in World War II and a copy of his obituary from 1996. A copy of a document entitled History of 8 Canadian Field Regiment (Self Propelled) Royal Canadian Artillery From 1 September 1939 to 31 May 1945 World War II is also included.

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Records are open for research use.

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Use, publication and/or reproduction of records may be subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act and/or a donor agreement.

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The majority of photographs were assigned NT numbers and retained in the PI-1346 textual file folder. The object was also retained in the textual file folder.

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