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Pinkham family fonds

Series 1

Bishop Cyprian Pinkham. — 1889-1928. — The series consists of his memoirs, a guest book, and memoriam on his death.

M-978-1 Memoirs of Bishop William Cyprian Pinkham. — n.d. — Also available on microfilm.
M-978-2 Bishop’s House guest book. — 1889-1912
M-978-7 In memoriam for Bishop Pinkham on his death. — 1928. — Includes mention of his death in the Pro-Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, Calgary Monthly Magazine.

Series 2

Jean Drever Pinkham. — 1911-1940 and n.d. — The series consists of her memoirs, certificates, newspaper clippings and memorabilia.

M-977 Memoirs of Jean Anne Pinkham. — n.d. — 44 pages. — Consists of a photocopy of the memoirs of the wife of the Bishop Cyprian Pinkham, Calgary’s first Anglican bishop. Includes descriptions of early life, Calgary, beginnings of the Calgary General Hospital, pioneers of the area, and the building of the Pro-Cathedral. — The original is held by the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer.
M-978-3 Drever family coat of arms
M-978-8 Newspaper clippings re Cyprian and Jean Pinkham. — 1911-1940. — Includes article about the Bishop laying a cornerstone (1911); their 50th and 54th wedding anniversaries (1918, 1922); the Bishop meeting Countess Haig; Cyprian’s 82nd birthday (1925);and Mrs. Pinkham’s obituary (1940).
M-3103 Tribute in recognition of Mrs. Pinkham’s work for the Serbian Relief Fund during the First World War. — 1916. — 1 item

Invitations, citations, certificates. — 1911, 1919. — Consists of the following:

Invitation to Bishop and Mrs. Pinkham to the Coronation of King George V, 1911

Citation given by the Serbian Government to Mrs. Pinkham, 1919

Certificate of appreciation from the Women’s Hospital Aid Society, n.d.

Series 3

Mary Pinkham. — 1908-1960s. — The series consists of her certificates, article about the Calgary General Hospital, and memorabilia.


Mary Pinkham’s certificates. — 1910-1916. — Consists of the following:

Life membership in Woman’s Auxiliary to the Missionary Society of the Church of England, Diocese of Calgary, 1910

Life membership in Woman’s Auxiliary to the Missionary Society of the Church of England, Pro-Cathedral branch, 1913

Certificate from the Alberta branch of the Canadian Red Cross Society for her work during the War, 1916


Mary Pinkham’s certificates. — 1915, 1935 and n.d.. — Consists of the following:

Appointment of Mary Pinkham as Honorary Associate of St. John of Jerusalem in England. — 1915

Order of the British Empire award to Mary Pinkham. — 1935

Carnation Bouquet of Honor for Outstanding Gallantry in Daily Living, n.d.

M-976 Article by Mary Pinkham about the first Calgary General Hospital, and a tribute to her by Mary Dover and others. — n.d. — 24 pages. — See also M-4697 below.
M-4697 Historical sketch of the Calgary General Hospital. — n.d. — 7 pages. — See also M-976 above.
M-1361 Mary Pinkham’s letters and papers re the Pinkham family and the Pro-Cathedral. — [ca. 1940s-1960s]. — 16 pages. — Consists of photocopies of Mary Pinkham’s correspondence regarding Pinkham family history, land agreement on readjustment of the parish, a list of church wardens, and newspaper clippings. — The originals are held by the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer.
M-2078 Mary Pinkham’s memorabilia. — 1908-1937. — 3 items. — Consists of an invitation to the first annual ball of the Calgary Old Timers’ Association (1908); a letter regretting that she would be unable to attend a meeting, from Elizabeth Bailey Price (1935); and an invitation to tea during visit of Governor General and Lady Tweedsmuir (1937).
M-974 Mary Pinkham’s memorabilia. — 1920-1956 and n.d. — 6 items. — Consists of Christmas card (n.d.); Imperial Press Conference program (1920); Calgary Women’s Press Club luncheon programs (1952, 1956); Alberta Golden Jubilee program (1955); Southern Alberta Pioneers’ and Old Timers’ Association Roundup program (1955); and Calgary Exhibition and Stampede program (1956).

Series 4

Other children and relatives. — 1889-1979. — The series consists of certificates of the Pinkham children; description of Jean’s wedding; newspaper clippings about the family; and Jephson family memorabilia.


Certificates. — 1889-1919. — Consists of the following:

Lilla Pinkham’s award for excellence from St. Mary’s Hall school, 1889

Margaret Pinkham’s confirmation certificate, 1899

Peggy Pinkham’s St. John Ambulance Association certificate, 1915

Mrs. T.F. Crowe’s (Jean Pinkham Crowe) certificate of thanks from the British Red Cross, 1918

Jean Crowe’s certificate of recognition from the Joint Committee of the British Red Cross Society and the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, for services rendered during the War, 1919

M-978-oversize Appointment of Ernest Pinkham to Lieutenant 103rd Regiment (Calgary Rifes). — 1915.
M-978-5 Memorial of a “brave life given for others in the Great War”. — 1916. — Consists of a service tribute for Captain Ernest Pinkham, who was killed in action during the First World War.

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M-978-6 Handwritten description of the Crowe-Pinkham wedding. — [ca. 1909]. — Consists of account of marriage of Madelon Violet Jean Pinkham (known as Jean) to Thomas Fitzgerald Hume Crowe. Includes list of gifts received. See M-978-8 for a newspaper account of the wedding.
M-978-8a Newspaper clippings. — [ca. 1905-1909]. — Consists of articles about the Crowe-Pinkham wedding; Peggy and Jean playing cricket as girls; the Drever family; and Calgary floods.
M-975 Augustine Machray Pinkham’s reminiscences of an 1887 visit to Pincher Creek. — 12 pages
M-978-9 Notes re Maud St. Clair Pinkham’s death. — 1979. — She was the wife of JIm Pinkham, second son of Bishop Pinkham and his wife.
M-588 Jephson familly memorabilia. — 1923-1949 and n.d. — 8 items. — Mrs. Jephson was the sister of Jean Drever Pinkham. — Consists of obituaries from the Calgary Herald; a scroll commemorating Lieutenant W.J. Jephson of the Royal Field Artillery; and three greeting cards.

Series 5

Photographs. — [ca. 1856-1960]. — 523 photographs. — The series consists of photographs created or collected by the Pinkham family, including views of the Pinkham, Jephson, Macleod, Drever and Crowe families, as well as views of Alberta and early pioneers.

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PA-60 Alberta views and pioneers. — 62 photographs
PA-160 Pinkham family. — 2 photographs
PA-197 Jephson family. — 5 photographs
PA-559 Pinkham family and friends, Bishop’s Court, royal visit, Dame Flora Macleod, and group shot with R.B. Bennett. — [early 1900s-1950s]. — 41 photographs
PB-157 Pinkham and Macleod family. — 1890s-1933. — 11 photographs. — Includes views of Ernest Pinkham and the officers of the 31st Battalion.
PC-19 Five Calgary ladies. — 1890s. — 1 photograph
PC-58 Portrait of Bishop Pinkham. — 1 photograph
PD-207 Family photograph album. — 25 photographs
PD-347 Two family albums, likely created by Jean Crowe. — 1897-1922. — 325 photographs.
NA-18 Pinkham and Macleod family and friends. — 1887-[ca. 1930s]. — 13 photographs
NA-35 Silver City at Castle Mountain. — [ca. 1887]. — 1 photograph
NA-609 Colonel James Walker, NWMP. — 1 photograph
NA-751 Pinkham, Crowe, Drever and Macleod families. — [ca. 1856-1960]. — 22 photographs
NA-880 Blackfoot gathered for Lor Minto’s visit. — 1900. — 1 photograph
NA-1060 Fort Walsh. — 1878. — 2 photographs
NA-1064 Portrait of Bishop Pinkham. — 1 photograph
NA-1449 Wainwright buffalo herd. — [ca. 1925-1927]. — 2 photographs
NA-1594 Various views. — [ca. 1885-1903]. — 4 photographs. — Consists of views of Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) track being laid; North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) barracks; Ed Hodder and Peter McCarthy hunting; and Lilla Pinkham in a theatrical production.
NA-2630 Commemorative service in England for R.B. Bennett. — [after 1947]. — 1 photograph
NA-2714 Indian Village at the Calgary Stampede. — 1 photograph
NA-3112 Colonel James Walker. — 1 photograph