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Fonds F2051 - Arthur Henry Wray fonds
ACU GBA F2051
Arthur Henry Wray fonds
- Copied 1995 (originally created 1934-1970) (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
2 cm of textual records. -- 4 photographs
Name of creator
Arthur Henry Wray, 1906-1993, was born in Port Colborne, Ontario and educated at Alexandra High School in Medicine Hat, Alberta. He trained as an accountant and married Florence Ellen Parkin, 1915-1998, of Banff. They had one son, Arthur Joseph. Wray campaigned for the Social Credit Party in the 1935 provincial election, and in 1944 was elected Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Banff-Cochrane. He was re-elected in 1948. In his first term he was involved in a dispute with the Social Credit cabinet over snow-clearing in the Cochrance area and sat on the other side of the Legislature.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of newsclippings and photographs relating to the 1935 election campaign; and newsclippings and speeches about his two terms in the Legislature, particularly with regard to the 1946 dispute.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
The originals are held by Florence Wray.
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.