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Angelina and Antonio Rebaudengo fonds

Series 1

Angelina and Antonio – Personal and war papers. — 1931-1985

M-7685-1 Antonio Rebaudengo’s correspondence as Italian Consul in Calgary. — 1949-1967. — Photocopies.
M-7685-2 Notebook listing Italian immigrants to Calgary who were assisted by the Rebaudengos. — 1955-1963
M-7685-3 Antonio Rebaudengo’s diary while interned as an enemy alien. — 1941-1943. — Consists of a diary kept by Antonio Rebaudengo, an Italian immigrant, while interned as an enemy alien during the Second World War. The diary is written in the form of letters to his family, in which he describes his feelings about being interned, and life in Prisoner of War camps at Kananaskis, Alberta, Petawawa, Ontario, and Fredericton, New Brunswick. Also includes these two items: a postcard sent to his family from Kananaskis, and a prisoner’s receipt.

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M-7685-4 Angelina Rebaudengo’s wartime correspondence with the Department of National Defence. — 1942-1943. — Consists of letters sent to Angelina Rebaudengo by various federal officials, regarding the internment of her husband Antonio Rebaudengo as an enemy alien during the Second World War. The letters address the reasons for her husband’s imprisonment, and her eligibility for a dependent’s allowance while he was interned. Also includes Angelina’s internment exemption card.

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M-7685-5 Antonio Rebaudengo’s Canadian naturalizaton certificate. — 1931. — Consists of a photocopy of Antonio Rebaudengo’s naturalization certificate, issued by the Secretary of State of Canada, entitling him to “all political, powers and privileges” and subjecting him to “all obligations, duties and liabilities” as other Canadian citizens.

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M-7685-6 Congratulatory letters. — 1964-1985. — Consists of letter to Mrs. Rebaudengo re her appearance on Peggy Powers television show (1964); letter of congratulations to the Rebaudengos on their golden wedding anniversary (1970); and letter of congratulations on their long residency in Calgary (1985).

Series 2

Photographs. — [ca. 1917]-1943. — 41 photographs

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PA-3030 Views of the coal mining towns of Brule and Cadomin. — [ca. 1917-1940s]. — 12 photographs [this file was noted missing in April 2014]
NA-5124 Views of Rebaudengo family, Calgary Italian community, Kananaskis internment camp, “Ripples” internment camp in New Brunswick, and the Blue Diamond Coal Company in Brule. — [ca. 1917]-1943. — 29 photographs.