Fonds 2000.11 - Mary Fallis fonds

Waterton Lakes rainbow Friday's rainbow

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Mary Fallis fonds

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  • 1920 - 1995 (Creator)
    Fallis, Mary

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  • 4,500 slides : col.
  • 38 photographs : b&w and col.
  • 11 cm of textual records

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Fonds consists of records relating to the life of Mary Fallis. Documented are aspects of her personal life and interests, club affiliations and environmental campaigns. Types of materials found within this fonds include slides, photographs, postcards, letters, personal diaries, an annual yearbook, and a scrapbook. The fonds is arranged into the following series: Photographic Material, Personal Papers and Correspondence, and Publications

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Original order was maintained by the Archivist whenever possible. Where no order was apparent, the materials were arranged by the Archivist

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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair dealing and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition: Fonds donated to the University of Northern British Columbia by the estate of the late Mary Fallis and by the Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum Archives Associated Material: The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Archives and Library located in Banff, Alberta also has a Mary Fallis fonds which consists of 323 photographs, transparencies, prints, and an album page created between 1950-1968 The United Church of Canada B.C. Conference Archives located in Vancouver, B.C. also has a file on Mary Fallis’s father, Col. The Rev. George O. Fallis C.B.E., B.A., B.D., D.D. which includes some of his personal correspondence Sources Utilitized in the Biographical Sketch: [Giles, Valerie. “Mary Fallis – Educator and Naturalist” in The Prince George Citizen, Saturday, April 8, 2000 : p. 29] [“Obituary – Mary Fallis 1912-1999” in Avalanche Echoes published by the Alpine Club of Canada – Vancouver Section News, October 1999, Vol. 75, No. 8 : p. 4] McGhee, Carolyn. “Mary Fallis – Life Member of the ACC” in The North Call: Newsletter of the Alpine Club of Canada – Prince George Section, Issue #22 / March 1999, Vol. 2, No. 10 : p. 3]

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