Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F2827 - Art Dixon fonds
ACU GBA F2827
Art Dixon fonds
- [ca. 1950s-1980s] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
60 cm of textual records. -- 20 photographs
Name of creator
Arthur J. Dixon, 1919-2007, was born at Windlestone, County Durham, England and came to Canada with his parents in 1928. He was educated at Okotoks, Alberta and in 1944 married Dorothea J. Evans. Dixon served in the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1940 to 1946 and was then active in the insurance and real estate business in Calgary. He was first elected to Alberta Legislature in 1952 and served as an MLA until 1971. Dixon was appointed Deputy Speaker of the Alberta Legislature in 1955 and Speaker in 1963. He received the Order of Canada in 1979. For further information see "Arthur Johnson Dixon, 1963-1972" in A Higher Duty : Speakers of the Legislative Assemblies of the North-West Territories and Alberta, 1888-2005 / Sandra E. Perry and Valerie L. Footz. -- Edmonton : Legislative Assembly of Alberta, 2006, p. 363-378.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Art Dixon, 2003 and Marguerite Dixon, 2007-2010.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of correspondence from Asamera Oil; general correspondence files; and photographs of political events and people.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
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Title based on contents of records.
Nothing in Archives Photos as of October 4, 2017.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Wednesday, October 04, 2017