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Image No: NA-521-21

Title: Archdeacon Cecil Swanson, Little Salmon,Yukon Territory.

Date: [ca. 1913]

Remarks: Archdeacon Cecil Swanson, standing outside tent, note game-birds hanging on tent, right. Mount Shra-Tey-Igan (Dry Bear's Head) rear.
Archdeacon Swanson, an Anglican priest, served in several Yukon Territory comunities between 1913 and 1918. He was later rector of Metochasin, British Columbia, between 1918-1920; Christ church cathedral, 1920-1922; St. Augustine's, Lethbridge, Alberta, 1922-1932; St. Stephen's, Calgary, Alberta, 1940-1953. Archdeacon of Toronto East and rector, St. Paul's cathedral, Toronto, Ontario, 1953-1960.
Retired to Calgary, Alberta in 1960, given Honourary doctorate, University of Calgary, 1972.

Subject(s): Anglican Church - Clergy / Little Salmon, Yukon - Personalities / Tents / Game and game birds / Hunting / Camping / Mount Shra-Tey-Igan (Dry Bear's Head), Yukon / Mountains / Rocky Mountains

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