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1723 Copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ Possibly Morant’s (?) and Japanese Stamp Collection

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 books; one 18th century, one 20th century stamp book. Includes 1723 copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ by Humphrey Prideaux; missing front/back covers, replaced with plain brown paper covers. Handwritten title ‘Mahomet’ written on front cover and side binding in different handwritings; …
Date Range
1723
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1960]
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 91 and 95
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / V500 / S20
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
M300 / III / D / 5 : Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
Unknown
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 91 and 95
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant (?), Nicholas Morant
Date Range
1723
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1960]
Physical Description
2 books (1 published, 1 stamp book)
History / Biographical
Humphrey Prideaux (1648-1724) was born in Cornwall and eventually became a Doctor of Divinity. Prideaux was an author of multiple textual works pertaining to faith and particularly Christianity. He was the Dean of Norwich from 1702 until his death in 1724.
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 books; one 18th century, one 20th century stamp book. Includes 1723 copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ by Humphrey Prideaux; missing front/back covers, replaced with plain brown paper covers. Handwritten title ‘Mahomet’ written on front cover and side binding in different handwritings; front believed to be by Nicholas Morant (?), side unknown. Also includes book of Japanese stamps collected by Nicholas Morant; many not dated, various designs and sizes, annotated on covers with Nicholas Morant's personal ink stamp.
Storage Range
In file box M300 / III / D / 5 / 75 to M300 / III / D / 5 / 91
Subject Access
Religion
Biography
Stamps
Postage
Geographic Access
England
Japan
Canada
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified owner(s).
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified owner(s).
Language
English
Conservation
'Mahomet' book must be stored with protective barrier to prevent further damage (i.e. acid-free paper).
Creator
Humphrey Prideaux, Nicholas Morant
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.ccel.org/ccel/prideaux
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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[1940s and 1950s News Items Scrapbook]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook consisting of news-clippings, correspondence from the Post Office Department of Canada, pasted-in calendar prints with accompanying calendar for the year 1950, 1949 calendar, pasted-in prints of photographs appearing in Luxton archival collections - various sub-series; …
Date Range
1945-1951
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 9
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III / B / 4 : Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III : Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 9
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1945-1951
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records (71 pages ; 30.5 x 38.5 cm)
History / Biographical
See fonds level description.
Scope & Content
File consists of a scrapbook consisting of news-clippings, correspondence from the Post Office Department of Canada, pasted-in calendar prints with accompanying calendar for the year 1950, 1949 calendar, pasted-in prints of photographs appearing in Luxton archival collections - various sub-series; articles about the Duke of Windsor, Prince Edward, and his youth and adulthood; b&w prints of photographs of the Royal couple visiting an Indian Camp at Fort William; coverage of Queen Elizabeth's and Prince Phillip's wedding in The Tatler and Bystander and The Picture Post publications.
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Subject Access
Correspondence
Calendar
Royal tours
Royal Visit
Royalty
Newspaper
Family
Family and personal life
War
World War II
Language
English
Conservation
Blank pages not scanned.
Creator
Luxton, Eleanor
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
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Banff Centre and Banff School of Fine Arts

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of programs, booklets and flyers pertaining to events and exhibitions hosted by the Banff Centre and the Banff School of Fine Arts. Includes flyers for a Canadian opera titled "Seabird", a pamphlet for the 50th anniversary celebration for the Banff School of Fine Arts, and a program f…
Date Range
1938
[1940-1945]
1942
1953
1969
1975
1977-1978
1983
1985
[1985-1987]
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 27
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Organization record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 27
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Organization record
Date Range
1938
[1940-1945]
1942
1953
1969
1975
1977-1978
1983
1985
[1985-1987]
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of programs, booklets and flyers pertaining to events and exhibitions hosted by the Banff Centre and the Banff School of Fine Arts. Includes flyers for a Canadian opera titled "Seabird", a pamphlet for the 50th anniversary celebration for the Banff School of Fine Arts, and a program for the 8th annual Banff Mountain Film Festival.
Name Access
Banff Centre for the Arts
Luxton, Eleanor
Subject Access
Arts
Artists
Advertising
Entertainment
Events
Community events
Schools
Education
Performance
Films and film making
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Arts
Education
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Calgary Board of Trade

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one page of typed correspondence pertaining to the distribution of promotional map folders by members of the Calgary Board of Trade [1948], and 17 membership signs for the Calgary Board of Trade ranging from 1929 to 1950. All signs have original attached string for hanging/display …
Date Range
1929
1931-1941
1946-1950
Reference Code
LUX / II / C1 / 28
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / C : Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / C1 : Volunteer activities
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / C1 / 28
GMD
Textual record
Organization record
Date Range
1929
1931-1941
1946-1950
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
The Calgary Board of Trade, founded in 1890, was renamed the Calgary Chamber of Commerce in 1951.
Scope & Content
File consists of one page of typed correspondence pertaining to the distribution of promotional map folders by members of the Calgary Board of Trade [1948], and 17 membership signs for the Calgary Board of Trade ranging from 1929 to 1950. All signs have original attached string for hanging/display purposes.
Notes
Membership signs in file have been arranged chronologically.
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Subject Access
Calgary Board of Trade
Membership
Advertising
Businesses
Organizations
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Three membership signs had metal paperclips attached which have been removed due to risk of rust damage and staining
Related Material
LUX / II / C1 / 29
Category
Commerce and industry
Communications
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.calgarychamber.com/about-us/history
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Calgary Exhibition and Stampede

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of published textual materials pertaining to Calgary Exhibition and Stampede events between 1912 and 1972. File includes cutout paper logos, books, brochures and pamphlets, "prize list and rules" booklets, informational content mailed to Eleanor Luxton [1928] empty branded Stampede en…
Date Range
1912
[1920-1930]
1924-1925
1927-1933
1935
1939
1943-1946
[1945-1950]
1949
1951
1953
1955
1957-1959
1964
1972
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 22
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Postcard
Organization record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 22
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Postcard
Organization record
Date Range
1912
[1920-1930]
1924-1925
1927-1933
1935
1939
1943-1946
[1945-1950]
1949
1951
1953
1955
1957-1959
1964
1972
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records ; 6 cloth ribbons
Scope & Content
File consists of published textual materials pertaining to Calgary Exhibition and Stampede events between 1912 and 1972. File includes cutout paper logos, books, brochures and pamphlets, "prize list and rules" booklets, informational content mailed to Eleanor Luxton [1928] empty branded Stampede envelopes, blank pages with Stampede letterhead, and 6 cloth ribbons labelled "Native Daughter", "Pioneer" and "Pioneer Son" [n.d.].
Notes
File contains duplicates
Some excess duplicates have been temporarily moved and may be de-accessioned in the future
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Eleanor
Subject Access
Calgary Stampede
Sports and recreation
Souvenir
Events
Horses
Horseback riding
Hotel
Anniversary
Entertainment
Advertising
Parades
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
One creased paper logo and all cloth ribbons from file have been placed in mylar sleeves
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Commerce and industry
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Canadian Pacific souvenir menus

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of souvenir menus from various trips on Canadian Pacific Railway and Canadian Pacific cruises. Contents pertain to various destinations within Canada, including: Banff Springs Hotel and Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria, Vancouver, Connaught and Spiral Tunn…
Date Range
1924
1926
1928
1939
1941
1945
1952
1957
1969
Reference Code
LUX / II / C4 / 14
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / C : Personal material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / C4 : Travel and hobbies
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / C4 / 14
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Responsibility
Materials in file produced by Canadian Pacific
Date Range
1924
1926
1928
1939
1941
1945
1952
1957
1969
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of souvenir menus from various trips on Canadian Pacific Railway and Canadian Pacific cruises. Contents pertain to various destinations within Canada, including: Banff Springs Hotel and Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria, Vancouver, Connaught and Spiral Tunnels, Ottawa, Quebec, and St. John [New Brunswick]. Includes a set of 3 menus from 1924 and a set of 3 adult menus and 1 children's menu from 1952 which are stored in original Canadian Pacific paper envelopes.
Notes
Items in file are stored in two file folders, organized chronologically
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Canadian Pacific Railway
Subject Access
Advertising
Travel
Train
Tourism
Tourist information
Banff Springs Hotel
Hotel
Commerce and industry
Cruise ships
Indigenous Peoples
Government
Landscape
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Calgary
Edmonton
Lake Louise
British Columbia
Vancouver
Victoria
Quebec
New Brunswick
St. John
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Transportation
Commerce and industry
Exploration, discovery and travel
Family and personal life
Environment
Cultural pluralism
Government
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Charity, educational and research organizations

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 6 published pamphlets and booklets, and an undated "Red Cross Banff" paper logo. Content pertains to a Teacher's Association event in Calgary in 1939; the Calgary Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; a collection of transcribed letters sent to William McMurray of the H…
Date Range
[1920-1940]
1939
1945
1950
1956-1958
1985
Reference Code
LUX / II / C1 / 32
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Organization record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / C : Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / C1 : Volunteer activities
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / C1 / 32
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Organization record
Date Range
[1920-1940]
1939
1945
1950
1956-1958
1985
Physical Description
1.2 cm of textual records (6 volumes ; 17.5 x 21 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 6 published pamphlets and booklets, and an undated "Red Cross Banff" paper logo. Content pertains to a Teacher's Association event in Calgary in 1939; the Calgary Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; a collection of transcribed letters sent to William McMurray of the Hudson's Bay Company which were read before the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba [1950]; a report by the Social Science Research Council of Canada; Alberta Blue Cross membership information; and a copy of "Pioneer Naturalists of the Rocky Mountains and the Selkirks" published for the Calgary Field Naturalists' Society with a note to Eleanor Luxton from author Beryl Hallworth.
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Hallworth, Beryl
Subject Access
Education
Research
Events
National parks and reserves
Animals
Charity
Environment
Government
Personal and Professional Life
Recreation
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Banff
Edmonton
Ontario
Ottawa
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Education
Environment
Government
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of assorted tags from gifts sent to members of the Luxton family. Includes Christmas, birthday, and "thank you" gift tags, as well as tags which accompanied bouquets of flowers delivered to Eleanor Luxton. Some items are stored in small envelopes [possibly organized by Eleanor Luxton].
Date Range
[1910-1990]
Reference Code
LUX / III / A1 / 19
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / III / A : Family
Sous-Fonds
LUX / III : Luxton family sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / III / A1 : Correspondence
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / A1 / 19
GMD
Textual record
Date Range
[1910-1990]
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of assorted tags from gifts sent to members of the Luxton family. Includes Christmas, birthday, and "thank you" gift tags, as well as tags which accompanied bouquets of flowers delivered to Eleanor Luxton. Some items are stored in small envelopes [possibly organized by Eleanor Luxton].
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Luxton, Georgina
Luxton, Norman
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Holidays
Christmas
Correspondence
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Early Luxton family holiday cards

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of Christmas/holiday greeting cards sent by various friends and family to members of the Luxton family [primarily Norman and Georgina] between ca.1905 and 1940. Includes several unsent holiday cards made by Norman and Georgina Luxton.
Date Range
[ca.1905-1940]
Reference Code
LUX / III / A1 / 20 to 22
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / III / A : Family
Sous-Fonds
LUX / III : Luxton family sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / III / A1 : Correspondence
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / A1 / 20 to 22
GMD
Textual record
Date Range
[ca.1905-1940]
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of Christmas/holiday greeting cards sent by various friends and family to members of the Luxton family [primarily Norman and Georgina] between ca.1905 and 1940. Includes several unsent holiday cards made by Norman and Georgina Luxton.
Notes
File may contain duplicates
Items are not arranged by date within file; some items not dated
Material Details
Some items have attached string and/or decorative ribbons
Name Access
Luxton, Norman
Luxton, Eleanor
Luxton, Georgina
Subject Access
Family and personal life
Holidays
Christmas
Correspondence
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
Language
English
Category
Communications
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Eleanor Luxton early childhood and family album

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album containing 54 photograph prints and 2 newspaper clippings pertaining to Norman Luxton winning a turkey shooting contest [ca. 1940] and an Old Timers Association event attended by Eleanor Luxton in Calgary in 1964. Photographs pertain to Eleanor Luxton as a baby…
Date Range
[ca. 1904]
[1907 or 1908]
1908
[ca. 1910 - ca. 1912]
[ca. 1917 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1940]
1964
Reference Code
LUX / II / C / PD - 3
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Newspaper clipping
Textual record
Scrapbook
  59 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / C : Personal
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / C / PD - 3
GMD
Album
Photograph
Photograph print
Newspaper clipping
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
[ca. 1904]
[1907 or 1908]
1908
[ca. 1910 - ca. 1912]
[ca. 1917 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1940]
1964
Physical Description
1 album (54 b&w prints ; 9 x 14 cm or smaller -- 2 newspaper clippings)
Scope & Content
File consists of one photograph album containing 54 photograph prints and 2 newspaper clippings pertaining to Norman Luxton winning a turkey shooting contest [ca. 1940] and an Old Timers Association event attended by Eleanor Luxton in Calgary in 1964. Photographs pertain to Eleanor Luxton as a baby and young child with her parents, posing with chickens and a turkey on a farm, with other small children [unidentified] and standing by the Bow River; portrait photographs of Eleanor as a young girl [roughly ages 5 to 12 years old]; a wedding celebration [possibly that of Norman and Georgina Luxton in 1904]; and images of a pregnant woman and a man on a farm [likely Georgina Luxton and possibly her father, David McDougall, ca. 1908]
Notes
One photograph of Eleanor Luxton as a young child, posing alone and smiling in a dark dress, was moved to its current location from album LUX / III / A3 / PD - 2.
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Luxton, Georgina
Luxton, Norman
McDougall, David
Southern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers Association
Subject Access
Animals
Children
Birds
Farmland
Property
Community events
Family and personal life
Dogs
Weddings
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Bow River
Calgary
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Item has been interleaved with acid-free paper to protect photographs
Loose images have been placed in mylar
Item secured with unbleached string to prevent loose items from falling out
Category
Family and personal life
Land, settlement and immigration
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
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