Fonds 232 Rycroft Rural High School District 19 fonds

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Summary information

Repository: South Peace Regional Archives
Title: Rycroft Rural High School District No.19 fonds
Reference code: 0232
Date: 1938-1941 (date of creation)
Physical description: 1.5 cm of textual records
Language: English
Dates of creation, revision and deletion: Processed by Mary Nutting
Exported from AoR and added to new database May 2022 – TD
Note: A complete list of teachers can be found in Wheatfields and Wildflowers p. 48-49

Administrative history / Biographical sketch

In 1938 the west basement room of the newly-built Rycroft school became the high school. Frances Dever was the first high school teacher, followed by Wilbur Lyle, Miss Ballantyne, and Mrs. Hartwell who taught from 1941-1951.

Custodial history

The records were preserved and given to the Spirit River School Division No. 47 sometime after it was formed in 1940. Peace Wapiti School Division assumed responsibility for this division in 1994 and the records were deposited in the Grande Prairie Regional Archives in 2003.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of 3 Daily Registers from 1938-1941.


Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of the fonds.

Restrictions on access

There are no restrictions on access.


No accruals are expected.

Access points

  • Textual record (documentary form)
  • Education (subject)