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Frederick Wright family fonds











































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Series 1 Frederick and Mary “Mollie” Wright. – 1904-1995. – The series consists of business records, personal correspondence, financial records and correspondence with employers. Mary Wright’s nickname is also spelled as Molly in some letters.
M-9735-1 Lancashire Fusiliers. – 1904-1906. – Letters to Fred.
M-9735-2 Notebook. – 1908. – Fred’s CPR schedule.
M-9735-3 Fred and Mary incoming correspondence (general). – 1908-1913.
M-9735-4 Mary McCall. – no date. – Certificate of merit in Forget-me-Not beauty contest.
M-9735-5 Marriage certificate. – 1911.
M-9735-6 Death notice. – 1915. – For William Wright.
M-9735-7 Investments. – 1912-1938.
M-9735-8 Investments. – 1936-1952.
M-9735-9 Wright Brothers. – ca. 1913-1914. – Financial notebook and papers.
M-9735-10 Calgary Bookbinding Company Ltd. – 1913-1919. – Financial statements.
M-9735-11 Star Printing Works. – 1911-1919. – Financial statements.
M-9735-12 Land sale contract. – 1914. – Calgary lots, Fred to Arthur Bennett.
M-9735-13 Financial papers. – 1914-1947. – Miscellany.
M-9735-14 Fred. – 1916. – Letters to Mary and Fred Jr.
M-9735-15 Taxes. – 1914-1962.
M-9735-oversize box Taxes. – 1912-1930.
M-9735-16 Business receipts and papers. – 1928-1955.
M-9735-17 Fred and Mary incoming correspondence (general). – 1918-1924.
M-9735-18 Fred and Mary incoming correspondence (general). – no date. – Likely between 1918 and 1920.
M-9735-19 Fred. – 1923. – Drafts of outgoing letters re Canadian Pacific Railway service.
M-9735-20 Fred. – 1923. – Dispute.
M-9735-21 Fred. – 1925-1931. – Canadian Pacific Railway passes.
M-9735-oversize box Mary. – 1926. – Certificate in hair dressing from Jean Carroll School of Beauty Culture.
M-9735-22 Fred. – 1930-1933. – Subscription cards for Canadian Pacific Railway Emkployees’ Sick, Accident and Death Benefit Society.
M-9735-23 Fred. – 1931-1932. – Statement from Garbutt’s Business College.
M-9735-oversize box Fred. – 1932. – Certificates earned at Garbutt Business College. – Certificate of proficiency in filing; Business writing.
M-9735-24 St. Joseph’s convent. – ca. 1935. – Brochure of school Kathleen attended.
M-9735-25 Fred and Mary (incoming). – 1935-1937. – Letters from Kathleen at St. Joseph’s Convent, Red Deer.
M-9735-26 Fred and Mary (incoming). – 1947. – Letters from Kathleen in Toronto.
M-9735-27 Fred and Mary (incoming). – 1935-1938. – Letters from Fred Jr. in Toronto.
M-9735-28 Fred and Mary (incoming). – 1940-1942. – Letters from Fred Jr. at Glacier, British Columbia.
M-9735-29 Fred and Mary (incoming). – 1943-1949. – Letters from Fred Jr. in Montreal, Edmonton, , Blairmore, and Lytton,
M-9735-30 Fred and Mary (incoming, general). – 1931-1938.
M-9735-31 Fred and Mary (incoming, general). – 1941-1949.
M-9735-32 Fred and Mary (incoming, general). – no date. – Likely 1930s to 1940s.
M-9735-33 Fred (incoming, general). – 1951-1954.
M-9735-34 Mary. – 1940-1945. – Includes National registration card and membership card for Catholic Women’s League.
M-9735-35 Radio receiving station license. – 1943. – Fred.
M-9735-36 Fred (outgoing). – 1945. – Draft of telegram re CPR long service pass.
M-9735-37 United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners local 1779. – 1947-1953. – Union dues record for Fred. – Includes Trade Rules and By-Laws for Local 1779, Calgary, 1930.
M-9735-38 Mary. – no date. – Entitled “household accounts” but contains drawings, poems, accounts, etc.
M-9735-39 Death of Mary Wright. – 1947.
M-9735-40 Death of Fred Wright Sr. – 1957.
M-9735-41 Weddings, funeral, and other notices. – 1945-1995.
M-9735-42 Catholic charities. – 1945-1947.
M-9735-43 Clippings. – ca. 1915-1979.
M-9735-44 Scrapbook. – ca. 1935. – Includes clippings re royalty, celebrities, etc. – Pasted into a Fred Wright Jr. High School notebook.
M-9735-45 Mary’s recipes. – no date.
M-9735-46 Catholic publications and cards.

Series 2 Frederick Junior. – 1927-1972. – The series consists of school records and notebooks, personal correspondence, Canadian Pacific Railway training materials, financial records.
M-9735-47 High school report. – 1927. – Grade 10.
M-9735-48 High School diploma. – 1930.
M-9735-49 University of Toronto. – 1935-1938. – General. – Includes exams, sports programs, Toronto Maple Leafs programs.
M-9735-50 University of Toronto notes. – 1935. – Mathematics and physics.
M-9735-51 University of Toronto notes. – 1935. – Physics.
M-9735-52 University of Toronto notes. – 1936 – Physics
M-9735-53 University of Toronto notes. – 1936 – Physics labs.
M-9735-54 University of Toronto notes. – 1936-1937. – Mathematics.
M-9735-55 University of Toronto notes. – 1937. – Physics.
M-9735-56 University of Toronto notes. – 1937. – Mathematics.
M-9735-57 University of Toronto notes. – 1938. – Mathematics.
M-9735-58 University of Toronto notes. – no date. – Miscellany, physics, English, mathematics
M-9735-59 University of Toronto Alumni newsletter. – 1940.
M-9735-60 Canadian Pacific Railway signals course notes. – no date. – Class A5.
M-9735-61 Canadian Pacific Railway interlocking circuits course notes. – no date.
M-9735-62 Canadian Pacific Railway absolute permissive system course notes. – no date.
M-9735-63 Canadian Pacific Railway signals notes. – no date.
M-9735-64 Canadian Pacific Railway track circuits notes. – 1941.
M-9735-65 Canadian Pacific Railway circuit problems notes. – 1943.
M-9735-66 Fred Jr. (incoming). – 1940. – Letters from Marie to Fred.
M-9735-67 Fred Jr. (incoming). – 1941. – Letters from Marie to Fred.
M-9735-68 Fred Jr. (incoming) . – 1942. – Letters from Marie to Fred.
M-9735-69 Fred Jr. (incoming). – 1940-1942, 1946. – Letters from Fred Sr. and Mary to Fred.
M-9735-70 Fred Jr. (incoming) . – 1940-1942. – Letters from Kathleen to Fred.
M-8735-71 Fred Jr. (incoming). – 1942-1945. – Letters from Kathleen to Fred.
M-9735-72 Fred Jr. (incoming) . – 1937- 1942. – Letters from various correspondents.
M-9735-73 Fred Jr. (incoming). – 1943. – Letters from various correspondents.
M-9735-74 Fred Jr. (incoming). – 1944. – Letters from various correspondents.
M-9735-75 Fred Jr. (incoming). – 1944. – Letters from various correspondents.
M-9735-76 Military service. – 1942. – Correspondence and forms.
M-9735-77 Canadian Pacific Railway. – 1939-1942. – Letters to Fred.
M-9735-78 Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen. – 1940-1942. – Letters to Fred from Foothills local 125.
M-9735-79 Taxes. – 1940.
M-9735-80 Victory loan. – no date.
M-9735-81 Garbutt’s Business college notebooks. – no date.
M-9735-82 Union membership cards. – 1941-1942.
M-9735-83 Wedding invitation. – 1946.
M-9735-84 Canadian Pacific Railway passes. – 1953-1972.
M-9735-85 Canadian Pacific Railway pension plan booklets. – 1953-1963.

Series 3 Kathleen Wright. – 1918-2008. – The series consists of school records and notes, personal correspondence, Catholic church publications and charity records, music education and teaching materials, school teaching correspondence, financial records, autograph books, etc.
M-9735-86 Birth certificate. – 1918.
M-9735-87 Report cards. – ca. 1928-1935.
M-9735-88 High School Diploma. – 1933.
M-9735-89 Incoming correspondence. – 1920s-1930s.
M-9735-90 Incoming correspondence. – 1930s
M-9735-91 Incoming correspondence from brother Fred. – 1935-1937.
M-9735-92 Incoming correspondence. – 1940s.
M-9735-93 Incoming correspondence. – 1940-1941.
M-9735-94 Incoming correspondence. – 1942-1943.
M-9735-95 Incoming correspondence. – 1944-1945.
M-9735-96 Incoming correspondence. – 1946.
M-9735-97 Incoming correspondence. – 1947-1949.
M-9735-98 Incoming correspondence. – 1950s.
M-9735-99 Incoming correspondence. – 1960s.
M-9735-100 Incoming correspondence. – 1960s-1970s.
M-9735-101 Incoming correspondence. – 1970s.
M-9735-102 Incoming correspondence. – 1980s-2000s.
M-9735-103 Incoming correspondence. – 1990s-2000s.
M-9735-104 Incoming correspondence. – no date.
M-9735-105 Outgoing correspondence. – 1930s-1950s.
M-9735-106 Canadian Youth Commission conference. – 1944. – Brief by Calgary Catholic Youth.
M-9735-107 Catholic charities. – 1930s-1950s.
M-9735-108 Catholic prayers and booklets. etc. – no date.
M-9735-109 Saint Francis retreat, Cochrane. – 1960 and no date.
M-9735-110 Church missions. – ca. 1941-1972.
M-9735-111 Church, general. – ca. 1940s-1950s.
M-9735-112 Musical education. – ca. 1943-1949.
M-9735-113 Programs for musical events in Calgary. – ca. 1940s-1950s.
M-9735-114 Music teacher at Ursuline School of Music. – ca. 1944-1951.
M-9735-115 Music teacher, notebooks. – ca. 1945.
M-9735-116 Toronto Conservatory of Music. – 1946-1947.
M-9735-117 Programs, booklets, etc re musical events in Toronto. – 1946-1947.
M-9735-118 Music notebook. – no date. – Possibly used at Toronto Conservatory.
M-9735-119 Music teaching. – ca. 1956. – Notes about students.
M-9735-120 University correspondence. – 1959-1971.
M-9735-121 Teaching career. – ca. 1965-1973.
M-9735-122 Calgary Separate Schools Historical Pageant. – 1967.
M-9735-123 Letter to Alberta Human Rights Commission. – 1975.
M-9735-124 Invitations. – ca. 1932-1978. – To weddings, funerals, etc.
M-9735-125 Newsclippings. – ca. 1930s-1950s. – Re Catholic church, Calgary, etc.
M-9735-126 Edith Wright. – ca. 1968-1977. – Accounts of caregiving for Kathleen’s aunt.
M-9735-127 Franciscan Pilgrimage to Europe. – 1958.
M-9735-128 Travel notebook. – 1988.
M-9735-129 Autograph books.- ca. 1929-1932 and no date.
M-9735-130 Autograph books. – no date.
M-9735-131 National Registration Certificate. – 1940.
M-9735-132 Passport. – 1958.
M-9735-133 Financial records. – 1950s.
M-9735-134 Bank books and address books. – ca. 1950s.
M-9735-135 Investments. – ca. 1966-1968.
M-9735-136 Income tax. – 1955-1958.
M-9735-137 Leaf & Bean, Telefoods catalogue. – 1969-1970.
M-9735-138 Calendars. – 1973-1975.
M-9375-139 Hugh Farthing campaign literature. – no date.
M-9735-140 Sketches. – no date.
M-9735-141 90th Birthday celebration. – 2008.
M-9735-oversize box Photo display prepared for 90th birthday and other events. – ca. 2008 and no date.

Series 4 Albert V. and Edith Wright. – 1930-1977. – The series consists of personal correspondence and miscellany.
M-9735-142 Family correspondence (incoming). – 1930-1977.
M-9735-143 Calendars.- 1973-1975.

Series 5 Marjorie Wright. – 1982-1985. – The series consists of estate file.
M-9735-144 Estates of Gordon and Margaret S. Cochrane. – 1982-1985.

Series 6 Photographs. – ca. 20th century. – ca. 500 photographs.


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PA-4048 Photographs. – ca. 200 photographs.
PB-1015-(1-6) Photographs. – ca. 1910s-1930s. – 6 photographs. – Family and school photographs.
PD-426-(1-6) Photograph album. – 6 photographs.
PE-232-1 Canadian Pacific Veterans and Women’s Auxiliary annual picnic, Stanley Park, Vancouver, Sunday’s Photographs. – 1946. – 1 photograph.
NA-5737 Negatives. – ca. 200 photographs.
S-257-(1-88) Slides. – 88 photographs.